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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…


Winners of Fourth Annual Holocaust Reflection Contest Honored by NSU and Holocaust Learning and Education Foundation

Twelve Florida middle and high school students were honored recently for the award-winning essays, poems, artwork and films – all focusing on the horrors of the Holocaust. Judges chose their work from more than 1,300 entries submitted in the Fourth Annual Holocaust Reflection Contest, co-sponsored by Nova Southeastern University (NSU)…


Groundbreaking Set For NSU’s Tampa Bay Regional Campus

NSU and the Patel Family Foundation will be breaking ground on Wednesday, March 7 at 10:30 a.m. on the new 325,000-square-foot Tampa Bay Regional Campus in Clearwater, Fla. When construction is complete, it will replace NSU’s existing Tampa Campus and its programs, and will include a new site for the…


NSU Men and Women’s Swim Teams Crowned Conference Champs

  For the second consecutive year, the Nova Southeastern men and women’s swim teams claimed the Sunshine State Conference championship crowns. With a total of 997.5 points, the women’s team routed all other teams by at least 200 points while the men’s team took first with 876 points. With 80…


African Presence Art Exhibition Celebrates 15 Year Milestone

Now in its 15th year, the African Presence Art Exhibition kicked off Black History Month at Nova Southeastern University with a festive opening reception, fashion show, and the unveiling of the 2018 exhibit, “Back to Black: African Diaspora Influences on Art & Culture.” Approximately 250 guests enjoyed drinks, refreshments, as…


NSU Sharks Receive National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Recognition

The Nova Southeastern baseball team once again finds its name in the Top-25 of another preseason poll, this time in the recently announced National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) preseason rankings. Also, the NCBWA has brought attention to NSU’s Dylan Harris, who was named to the 2018 Preseason All-America First…


NSU Surpasses $250 Million Fundraising Goal with Two Philanthropic Gifts

NSU is one step closer to fulfilling its vision to be the South Florida destination for health care education thanks to two new gifts. One will support NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine, the other will support NSU’s College of Nursing. Combined, these gifts help the university achieve the $250 million…


NSU Celebrates its 20th Annual Celebration of Excellence

­ This year, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will honor Tampa Bay cardiologist, entrepreneur, community leader and philanthropist Dr. Kiran C. Patel and his wife, pediatrician and philanthropist Dr. Pallavi Patel with the President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service during the university’s Celebration of Excellence event. The Patels join an…


NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine Receives Approval for Clearwater Site

The Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has received approval from the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) for a class of 150 students to begin studying at an additional site in Clearwater, Florida in the fall of 2019. NSU’s College of Osteopathic…


Wishing you Peace, Love and Joy!

Nova Southeastern University wishes you a happy and safe holiday season. The university will be closed from Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017 – Monday, January 1, 2018. SharkBytes will return on January 17. While the university is closed for winter break, the Alvin Sherman Library will only be closed Monday, December…


Regional Campuses Advisory Board Visits Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus

NSU’s Office of Regional Campuses has undertaken an initiative to establish advisory boards for seven regional campuses to help with outreach, experiential learning for our students, alumni engagement and donor cultivation in the different communities each regional campus represent.  As such, NSU recently hosted the West Palm Beach and Miami…


South Florida Programs Rank High

The 2018 U.S. News & World Report’s list of top graduate schools in the nation includes three Nova Southeastern University’s graduate programs. The programs were ranked among the country’s 100 best: physician assistant (40), occupational therapy (44) and pharmacy (77). “We’ve created a health care education community with 29 different programs…


Holiday Season 2017 Begins!

NSU will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24, 2017. Enjoy your time off with family and friends this holiday season (and don’t eat too much!) The NSU RecPlex and the Sherman Library will re-open on Saturday, November 25.


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