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NSU’s New M.D. College Receives Preliminary Accreditation

NSU has received preliminary accreditation for its College of Allopathic Medicine from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the organization that accredits M.D. programs in the U.S. and Canada. This major milestone allows the new medical school to accept an inaugural class of 50 students to its Doctor of Medicine…


Show Your Shark Pride on NBC6!

NSU’s Weeks of Welcome may have come to a close, but there are still a lot of ways to keep the NSU Shark Pride flowing. One way is by participating in an amazing media opportunity On Tuesday, October 17, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., NBC6 will be reporting LIVE…


NSU & Patel Family Foundation Organize Relief Flights to Puerto Rico

– UPDATE 10/5/17, 8:00 a.m. – Thanks to the generosity of Dr. Patel, we have been able to deliver over 2,500 lbs. of goods directly to our campus. Items provided via the transport of Dr. Patel’s plane included: water, batteries, tarps, flashlights, power packs, toiletries, t-shirts, crackers, canned goods, paper…


NSU Announces Transformational Gift from Patel Family Foundation

Nova Southeastern University announces the largest philanthropic gift in its history from Tampa-area cardiologist Dr. Kiran C. Patel and his wife, pediatrician Dr. Pallavi Patel. The commitment will significantly expand its programs in osteopathic medicine and health care sciences, and be used to develop a new 27-acre campus for NSU…


CAHSS Hosts “Ice Cream Entrepreneur Program” for High School Students

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) hosted a 5 day, “Ice Cream Entrepreneur Program” for 24 students from over 20 high schools. Students were placed into 5 groups and each group was responsible for creating a new ice cream flavor, a promotional poster, a promotional campaign and…


US Congressman Alcee Hastings Visits Halmos College to Discuss Environmental and Coral Reef Matters with Experts

On August 14, US Congressman Alcee Hastings (Florida District 20) visited the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography Oceanographic Campus. There he met with experts in coral reefs and marine environmental issues. Included in these talks were HCNSO Dean Richard Dodge, Ph.D., HCNSO Associate Dean Robin Sherman, Ph.D., and…


NSU Rowing Team Welcomes Seven Newcomers to the 2017-2018 Roster

The Nova Southeastern rowing team and head coach Devin Fay are pleased to welcome seven newcomers to the 2017-18 roster. The new Sharks are all freshmen: Emma Brownawell, Jasmine Morris, Kassie Moss, Courtney-Rose Papion, Krystal Renta, Valentina Romeo and Emily Stewart. FULL RELEASE


Fischler College of Education Welcomes Doctoral Students to Campus for Summer Institute

NSU’s Fischler College of Education held its annual Summer Institute from July 8-10 and welcomed 300 domestic, Puerto Rican, and international students to the Ft. Lauderdale Campus. Summer Institute is an opportunity for doctoral students and faculty to engage in academic dialogue. The students are grouped into tracks based on…


Graduate Business Students Visit Historical and Financial Districts of New York City

A group of students from the Graduate Business Students Association (GBSA), the American Marketing Association (AMA), and the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), along with the GBSA Faculty Advisor, Albert Williams, Ph.D., did an educational tour of New York City.  To get a historical perspective, they visited the Statue…


NSU College of Pharmacy Students Provide Patient Care at Guatemalan Orphanage

For the second year in a row, NSU College of Pharmacy students partnered with Jose’s Hands, a non-profit charitable organization that provides medical mission outreach opportunities for medical professionals serving orphaned, abandoned, and malnourished children of Guatemala. The five-day interprofessional opportunity provided care to more than 1,100 people in the…


NSU will be Testing the NSU ALERT Emergency Notification System, June 27

At Nova Southeastern University, the safety of our students, faculty and staff is our highest priority. Testing the university’s NSU ALERT emergency notification system is one component of our Emergency Preparedness Plan. The test of the NSU Alert emergency notification system will begin on Tuesday, June 27 at 2:00 PM….


NSU Faculty and Staff Receive Certification from the National Society of Experiential Education

In response to President Hanbury’s initiative to embed experiential education in the undergraduate experience, Provost Ralph Rogers sponsored an experiential education academy for faculty and professional staff. NSU hosted a total of six National Society of Experiential Education (NSEE) workshops between December 2016 and May 2017, including “Fundamentals of Experiential…


NSU’s College of Pharmacy Opens ICUBAcares Center

As anyone who has started a new medicine recently will tell you, taking the drug properly, dealing with potential side effects and drug interactions as well as getting insurance approval can be overwhelming.  Imagine how challenging it would be if you’re fighting cancer or even simply caring for a sick…


NSU’s College of Pharmacy Receives Excellence in Education Award from NACDS Foundation

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation recognized NSU’s College of Pharmacy (COP) for its innovative education program submission, presenting the college with the Wayne Roberts Memorial Scholarship at the organization’s annual meeting. The $20,000 award, generously supported by Apotex Corporation, was one of only six scholarships given to accredited colleges and…


Congratulations to All Winners of the 19th Annual STUEY Awards

NSU’s Division of Student Affairs proudly introduces the winners of the 19th Annual Student Life Achievement Award (most commonly referred to as the STUEYS). The elbow-to-elbow event held on the night of April 13, 2017 at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center recognized students, faculty, staff, corporate partners…


Pre-Health Students Get Career Advice from Practitioners

On April 1, 2017, the Office of Career Development (Emilio Lorenzo) and the Halmos College of Arts and Sciences (Emily Schmitt Lavin, Ph.D.) collaborated to present the third annual Pre-Health Day. This is a day where undergraduate students participate in mock interviews with professionals complete with immediate feedback on their…


NSU University School Junior Achievement Fellows Earn Top Awards in Final Competition of the Year

Congratulations to the NSU University School Junior Achievement Fellows who brought home top awards from the JA Fellows Annual Competition! The team, named Alpha Necessities, won first place for Best Trade Booth Display, second place for Company of the Year, and third place for their Annual Report. The team’s product,…


Nova Southeastern University Mourns the Passing of President Emeritus Abraham S. Fischler

When you think of the history of education in South Florida, there’s a name that quickly comes to mind – Dr. Abraham S. Fischler. It is with great sadness but a tremendous sense of gratitude that Nova Southeastern University acknowledges the passing of Dr. Fischler. He passed away today (April 3,…


3rd Annual Holocaust Reflection Contest Recognizes Winners and Survivors

NSU joined forces once again with the nonprofit Holocaust Learning and Education Fund, Inc. (HLEF) to sponsor the third annual Holocaust Reflection Contest, and the winners were recognized at an award ceremony on Sunday, March 19, in the Alvin Sherman Library. Participating middle and high school students from across Florida…


NSU’s Phi Delta Chi Educates the Community on Healthy Eating Habits

Phi Delta Chi (PDC) Pharmacy Fraternity at NSU’s College of Pharmacy participated in NSU’s 14th Annual CommunityFest in Febuary, to educate and raise awareness about healthy eating for children. Childhood obesity is a concerning problem in our country, and children from low-income families are the most affected. In an effort to educate…


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