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College of Pharmacy Continuing Education Program Receives 6-year Accreditation

For the past 22 years the College of Pharmacy Continuing Education (CE) department has been offering continuing professional development courses for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians from across Florida and the United States.  This year, under the continued leadership of Carsten Evans, Ph.D., executive director, Continuing Education and Professional Affairs,  the…


NSU College of Pharmacy Hosts Visiting Professor from Slovakia

Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy (NSU COP) has the unique opportunity to partner with the Erasmus Programme, an international program that promotes the exchange of students and faculty members from colleges and universities within the European Union. The College of Pharmacy welcomed Magdaléna Kuželová, Ph.D., from Comenius University in…


NSU’s Fischler College of Education Features Elective – GPS for Life: The Course That Has Knocked NSU Off its Feet

After years of hard work, determination, and a mindset of commitment, My Life My Power CEO, WWE’s 1,000,000 Tough Enough Winner, and Undefeated MMA Fighter, Daniel Puder, was able to introduce his transformational technologies to Nova Southeastern University. Since then, this union between Puder and NSU has created a movement…


NSU’S QEP Initiative Update: “Write from the Start” Writing and Communication Center

Beginning January 2018, NSU will offer to students a variety of writing support initiatives through a centralized NSU “Write from the Start” Writing and Communication Center as its Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). A QEP is an essential component of regional accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission…


The Qualitative Report 8th Annual Conference, ends Jan. 14

NSU will host The Qualitative Report 8th Annual Conference on January 12–14, 2017. The conference, titled “When Qualitative Researchers Care,” will focus on the care researchers have for their work and for those that share their enthusiasm and make their inquiries possible. Qualitative researchers have the ability to change the world, the…


Accreditation for CAHSS Ph.D. Program in Family Therapy Renewed by COAMFTE

Honggang Yang, Ph.D., dean of NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), is pleased to announce that the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) has renewed the Ph.D. program’s accreditation for the maximum allowable time (6 years) with no stipulations. The program is in…


Submit your Abstract to HPERS 2017

NSU’s Institute for Educational Research in the Health Professions Division is pleased to announce the call for abstracts and proposals for our 7th educational research conference. The Health Professions Educational Research Symposium (HPERS) is scheduled for January 21, 2017 here at Nova Southeastern University’s Health Professions Division. The deadline for abstract submission has…


Shepard Broad College of Law Partners with Hebrew University in New International Programs

In an expansion of the international reach of its already-recognized global consortium, the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law has announced two new exciting educational initiatives with Israeli educators. The College of Law is partnering with the Hebrew University (HU) Faculty of Law to provide a student…


CAHSS Welcomes Several New Faculty Members

Honggang Yang, Ph.D., dean of NSU’s College of Art, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is delighted to welcome several new faculty members to the college: Jessica Muniz-Collado, M.F.A.; Kandy G. Lopez, M.F.A.; Whitney Lehmann, Ph.D.; Janine Morris, Ph.D.; and Aileen Miyuki Farrar, Ph.D. Kandy G. Lopez, M.F.A. has been appointed…


2015 Applied Research on Substance Use & Health Disparities Annual Report now Available

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is pleased to announce that the 2015 ARSH Annual Report has been completed and is available online at https://www.nova.edu/publications/arsh-annual-report-2015/index.html The report includes grants, the 2015 presentations and publications, a list of the numerous media interviews and contacts, as well as service…


College of Osteopathic Medicine names new Assistant Dean of Medical Education

Jennifer Jordan, Ed.D., joined NSU-COM in April in the role of assistant dean of medical education. Jordan, who has been a member of the NSU community for 17 years, received her Doctor of Education in Higher Education Leadership from NSU in 2008 and formerly served as chair and assistant professor…


Changing Course: Academician Announces Retirement

On June 7, NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine coordinated a farewell reception for Leonard Levy, D.P.M., M.P.H., associate dean of research and innovation. During his 17 years at the college, Levy worked with the geriatrics, biomedical informatics, disaster and emergency management, research and innovation, and public health programs. “After 49…


NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine Faculty and Staff Promotions, Transitions and New Hires

In June, NSU-COM announced several progressive changes for staff and faculty members: Kara Brien, B.S., administrative assistant in the Office of Clinical Education, was promoted to the position of manager of the Department of Emergency Medical Services Education and Training programs, where she will oversee staff members responsible for training….


CEC Welcomes New Engineering Faculty Member, Manuel Salinas, Ph.D.

NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) is pleased to welcome new faculty member, Manuel Salinas, Ph.D. Dr. Salinas received his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Florida International University and was a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School before joining CEC’s Department of Engineering and Technology. He has published several papers in…


New “Ugly” Deep-Sea Angler Fish Named One of Top 10 Discoveries of the Past Year

It’s the little fish that keeps on giving. During a research trip in the Gulf of Mexico, Tracey Sutton, Ph.D., an associate professor at NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, made quite the discovery. Dr. Sutton, who is one of NSU’s experts on deep-sea life, found what he thought…


Nova Southeastern University Names New Dean of College Engineering and Computing

NSU President Dr. George Hanbury announced the appointment of Yong X. Tao, Ph.D., as founding dean of NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC). Dr. Tao joins NSU from the University of North Texas (UNT) in Denton, where he served as founding chair of the Mechanical and Energy Engineering (MEE)…


Undergraduate Students Attend Pre-Health Day for Career Development with Alumni and Health Professionals

About 100 undergraduate students attended NSU’s second annual Pre-Health Day, a collaborative event hosted by the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography’s Department of Biological Sciences and the Office of Career Development. Students interested in health care professions gathered at NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus on Saturday, February 13, 2016,…


Nehrenz Joins College of Osteopathic Medicine

Guy M. Nehrenz, Ed.D., M.A., RRT, joined the college on February 15, assuming the position of professor and associate dean of osteopathic medical education. In this role, he will oversee the areas of preclinical, clinical, and postgraduate education. Prior to joining NSU-COM, Nehrenz, who has worked at NSU since 2002,…


NSU’s Huizenga College Establishes University Alliance with CCIM

Students enrolled in the Master of Science in Real Estate Development (MSRED) program at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship (HCBE) now have the opportunity to become a CCIM designee, a global standard for professional achievement, following graduation. The CCIM Institute, a national organization…


Three NSU College of Medicine Faculty Members Garner Promotions

NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine recently announced the following faculty promotions: Delia Harper-Celestine, Ed.D., M.P.H., was promoted to assistant dean of osteopathic postgraduate education and will be responsible for postgraduate residency training programs and Consortium for Excellence in Medical Education (CEME) partners.   Doris Newman, D.O., FAAO, was promoted to…


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