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Nova Southeastern University
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
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NSU University School Students Selected to Participate in Writing and Communication Fellowship

NSU University School congratulates the Upper School students who have been selected to participate in the second annual NSU Department of Writing and Communication (DWC) Fellowship Program based on their demonstrated interests in the fields of journalism, broadcasting, and communications. The Fellows have attended a Media Regulation class for NSU…

Great White Shark Genome Decoded

The great white shark is one of the most recognized marine creatures on Earth, generating widespread public fascination and media attention, including spawning one of the most successful movies in Hollywood history. In a major scientific step to understand the biology of this iconic apex predator, and sharks in general,…

NSU Hosts Annual Celebration of Excellence

  NSU recently hosted the annual Celebration of Excellence banquet at the Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center where philanthropists and business leaders Rita and Rick Case were awarded the university’s highest honor, the President’s Community Award. The award supports NSU’s “community” core value and encourages the ongoing…

NSU Celebrates Black History Month: You Don’t Want to Miss any of These Events

NSU’s celebration of Black History Month continues with provocative panel discussions, jazz in the gallery, children’s programming and more. Panel discussion topics include diversity in law school, mentoring minority students, exploring cultural differences in working effectively as a psychotherapist within the Black community, and much more.  Additionally, NSU will host…

Swimming Earns CSCAA Scholar All-America Recognition

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected a record 713 teams from 460 institutions to the Scholar All-America Team for the Fall 2018 semester. Both the Nova Southeastern University men’s and women’s swimming teams found their names on the distinguished list. The women’s team finished…

It’s Time for NSU’s 16th Annual CommunityFest

Join us for NSU’s 16th annual CommunityFest on February 9, 2019 from noon to 4:00 p.m. With an average of 5000+ participants each year, CommunityFest celebrates and connects NSU students, employees, and their families through a carnival-like atmosphere around Gold Circle Lake, located on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale campus. NSU CommunityFest…

NSU Celebrates Employees at SharkFest 2019

NSU SharkFest was held on Friday, January 11, 2019 and it was a huge success! The NSU family enjoyed barbecue, food stations, music, and employees with anniversaries were recognized with pins and plaques. The winner of the Rick Case car lease for one year was Deborah Chanan from the NSU…

Join us at NSU Employee SharkFest this Friday

Please join your NSU Family for an afternoon of fun at the Employee Shark Fest on Friday, January 11, 2019 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Gold Circle Lake on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus. Formerly known as Team 2020, the casual backyard barbecue gathering is back by popular…

Florida Power and Light Program Provides Significant Savings to Nova Southeastern University

  For many years, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has been participating in the Florida Power and Light Thermal Energy Storage (TES) Program. This program provides financial incentives for organizations to operate in an efficient manner, using every opportunity to reduce the use of electricity for daily operations. For NSU, participation…

NSU Career Development Host Pre Health Case Competition

NSU Career Development hosts roughly one to two case competitions per semester, giving the opportunity for students to compete to find solutions for real-life scenarios and grow experience in each designated field. This fall semester, NSU Career Development collaborated with faculty from the Halmos College of Natural Sciences & Oceanography…

2018 NSU Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

Nova Southeastern University salutes outstanding graduates at the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards ceremony, the highest and most prestigious honor that NSU bestows upon its graduates. The program recognizes alumni who have realized their potential around the world by demonstrating a record of distinguished service and extraordinary achievement in a particular…

Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Executive Vice President and Provost Ralph V. Rogers Jr., Ph.D., recently presented Linda Sobell, Ph.D., with the 8th Annual Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award. The purpose of the award is to recognize a faculty member who has demonstrated significant achievement in support of NSU’s mission to…

NSU Holds Vigil for Lives Lost at Tree of Life Synagogue

The tragedy that took place Saturday, Oct. 27 at a Pittsburgh synagogue, which resulted in eleven lives lost, devastated the entire nation. Monday, Oct. 29 the NSU community stood together in solidarity vigil to honor the lives lost at the Tree of Life Synagogue. To watch the news coverage of…

Vigil for Lives Lost at Tree of Life Synagogue, Today at 5 p.m.

Please join Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach and Chabad at NSU for solidarity vigil to honor the lives lost at the Tree of Life Synagogue. Open for all. Candles will be provided October 29, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. NSU Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus, Student Affairs Building Terrace

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…

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…

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