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NSU Libraries Host 17th Annual Faculty Award Reception

The NSU Libraries recently hosted its 17th Annual Faculty Reception to show appreciation to the faculty for their contributions to NSU. Jim Hutchens, Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian, kicked-off the event which helps faculty from across all colleges to get to know each other. This year’s event…


NSU Featured as an Institution that Ensures World-Class Education

Nova Southeastern University was featured in Florida Trend as an institution that provides education that creates a workforce which will drive the economy. NSU educates students as young as Pre-K up to professional, including doctoral programs. Part of NSU’s 2020 goal is to increase its undergraduate enrollment from about 5,000 students to…


Nominations for the 21st Annual Student Life Achievement Awards Now Open

Nominations for the 21st Annual Student Life Achievement Awards, affectionately known as the STUEY’s, are now open. All NSU students, faculty, and staff members are invited to nominate candidates of their choice for recognition. Click here for more information about making your nominations. Nominations are being accepted now through January…


NBC6 Café on NSU Campus

Here’s a chance to show your Fins’ spirit on live television, grab coffee and breakfast, and show everyone why NSU Sharks are a force of nature. On Friday Sept. 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., NBC6 Café will be at the Flight Deck quad at NSU’s Davie/Fort Lauderdale campus…


A Chocolate Wake-Up Call: Inventive High Schoolers Market A New Ice Cream On Fort Lauderdale Beach

For most students, summer means taking a break from school work and relaxing by the water during lazy, hot days. But about 20 local high school students seeking to gain an edge opted to head back to the classroom to participate in Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Ice Cream Entrepreneurship Program, a creative writing…


NSU Moves Up to 191 in the U.S. News and World Report 2019 Best Colleges List

U.S. News & World Report ranked Nova Southeastern University (NSU) on its 2019 list of top 200 Best Colleges. NSU is ranked at number 191 among National Universities, up seven spots from the 2018 rankings. “NSU is thrilled to be recognized once again in U.S. News & World Report’s top…


NSU Hosts Reception to Celebrate Opening of New Medical School

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) recently held a reception to celebrate the opening of the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD) at Grande Oaks Golf Club in Davie.  More than 150 community leaders attended the event, which was hosted by the NSU Board of Trustees, NSU President…


NSU Unveils Redefined Brand Promise and New Campaign

A great brand promise tells an organization’s story in a compelling way. NSU’s brand promise must guide everything we are, and everything we do as an organization. It’s our culture—from students and parents, to art patrons, alumni, donors, and community partners. Following a year and a half of research and…


NSU Hosts White Coat Ceremony for First M.D. Class and 38th Entering D.O. Class

On Saturday, July 28, 2018, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) made history as it welcomed approximately 300 incoming medical students in the nation’s first combined White Coat Ceremony celebrating Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) and Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) candidates together. The Florida-based university is now one of only three in…


Novel Approach Studies Whale Shark Ages the Best Way – While They Are Swimming

  Already the world’s largest shark species, male whale sharks can swim around the ocean for up to 130 years, according to a recently published study by scientists at Nova Southeastern University‘s (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and collaborators from the Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme. The research on…


College of Psychology Students Get Real World Experience at Marlins Park

A recent trip to Marlins Park provided a unique field experience for the six students in the College of Psychology’s elective Sports Psychology course. The course is taught by Associate Professor Robert Seifer, Ph.D., who also works as the sports psychologist for the Miami Marlins baseball team. “I don’t think this…


Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing Students Educate About Elder Abuse Awareness

An estimated five million older adults are abused, neglected, or exploited each year. BSN students in the Population Health Nursing course in the Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing presented a poster for Elder Abuse Awareness Day at Noble McArtor Senior Day Care Center. The clients were able to participate in the presentation by…


Six Student Athletes Earn Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Scholar Athlete Honors

The Nova Southeastern rowing team had six student-athletes in Ariel McAffrey, Marnie McLean, Victoria Poretti, Mikayla Shelton, Rayna Stuart and Lisette Villarreal receive Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Scholar Athlete honors. The student-athletes earned the award after finishing their fall semester with a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher. Other requirements…


NSU Hosts President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and Quality of Life (QOL) Awards Ceremony

  The 19th Annual President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and 16th Annual Quality of Life Award Ceremony was held on May 15th in the Don Taft University Center on NSU’s main campus. NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., and Gary Margules, Sc.D., Vice President for the Office…


Congratulations to All NSU Graduates

It’s commencement season, a time for graduates across the nation to reflect and celebrate the culmination of years of studying, testing and hard work. Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host more than 7,000 graduates during its 2018 commencement ceremonies on its Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus in the Rick Case Arena at…


Halmos College Biology Students Win First Public Health Case Competition

On March 20 and 21, NSU’s Office of Career Development, Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences hosted the first public health case competition. There individuals or teams of undergraduate students presented…


Back-to-Back! Sharks Set 54-Hole Record to Win 2018 SSC Championship

Make room in the trophy case for Sunshine State Conference championship No. 6. Behind a new, single-round tournament record score of (-2) 286, No. 1 Nova Southeastern withstood a late surge from Barry to win the 2018 SSC Women’s Golf Championship by five shots Tuesday afternoon in Boca Raton, Fla….


NSU Makes Headway in Plan to Become Major Medical Hub

Nova Southeastern University is one step closer to fulfilling its vision to be the South Florida destination for health care education and its long anticipated Academical Village is starting to come to life. In a recent interview with the Sun Sentinel NSU President Dr. George L. Hanbury said, “We’re building…


Congratulations to All Winners of the 2018 STUEY Awards

NSU’s Division of Student Affairs proudly introduces the winners of the 20th Annual Student Life Achievement Award (most commonly referred to as the STUEYS). The elbow-to-elbow event held on the night of Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center recognized students, faculty, staff, corporate…


Veteran Health Care Executive to Join NSU as New EVP & COO

Harry K. Moon, M.D. will take the reins as Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective July 15, 2018, President Dr. George Hanbury announced. Dr. Moon joins NSU following a distinguished career in numerous executive positions for Cleveland Clinic Florida. In his role as Executive…


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