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New Advisor Resource Available on How to Create an Academic Plan for Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeals

Each year, many NSU students lose their financial aid for failure to make Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP). During the 2016-2017 academic year alone, 3,000 NSU students across all NSU colleges failed to meet SAP. If extenuating circumstances have hindered a student from meeting minimum progress requirements, the student may submit…


Now Accepting Applications for NSU Master in Athletic Training

The Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) program, housed in the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences, will introduce students to a variety of medical programs through integrated course work, guest lectures, and laboratory experiences. Program highlights for this Commission on Accreditation of…


Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences Faculty Spotlight

Wendy Stav is a faculty member in the Department of Occupational Therapy at the Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus. Her expertise in the area of driving and community mobility has been acknowledged by her own professional organization, as well as other disciplines and government agencies. Stav has been instrumental in writing the…


Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences Faculty Spotlight

Prior to joining the Physician Assistant (PA) Program in Orlando, Laura Gunder McClary served as the director of research and faculty development in the Medical College of Georgia’s physician assistant program. During her time at the Georgia college, she developed and implemented the research curriculum. Since joining the NSU Orlando…


New Faculty Member Joins Audiology Team

In July, Katharine Fitzharris, Au.D., Ph.D., M.S., joined the Department of Audiology faculty as an assistant professor. She received her Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, her Master of Science in Applied Cognition and Neuroscience at the University of Texas at…


Halmos College Inducts Students into the 2018 Clinical Exploration Program

This January, the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography inducted the latest students to join the Clinical Exploration Program (CEP). CEP offers students the opportunity to shadow medical professionals on the job in many of NSU’s medical and health clinics. Program participants gain a broad perspective that shows how…


NSU Receives Grant to Improve STEM Education for Hispanic Students

­ NSU received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to hold a conference on strengthening pathways for Latino students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and garner research to support improved Hispanic-focused STEM education. Announced by the National Science Foundation (NSF), this $91,292 NSF inaugural grant is coordinated…


CAHSS Welcomes Ransford F. Edwards, Jr., Ph.D. to the Faculty

Honggang Yang, Ph.D., Dean of NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ransford F. Edwards, Jr., Ph.D. to the CAHSS faculty. Edwards is an assistant professor in the Department of History and Political Science. As a McKnight Doctoral Fellow, Edwards earned…


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’s College of Dental Medicine Welcomes Class of 2021

On August 6, 125 students and 8 International Graduates participated in the College of Dental Medicine’s White Coat Ceremony. Welcome to the beginning of the rest of your dental career! To read more, click here


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…


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