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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…


College of Engineering and Computing Celebrates National Engineers Week

National Engineers Week (Feb 19-25) is a time to celebrate how engineers make a difference in our world, increase public dialogue about the need for engineers, and bring engineering to life for kids, educators, and parents. Nova Southeastern University’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) celebrated its first engineering week…


NSU Men’s and Women’s Swim Teams Crowned SSC Champs!

In what can almost be described as a fairy tale ending, first year head coach Ben Hewitt can now celebrate knowing that his Nova Southeastern University men’s and women’s swim teams are now CHAMPIONS! On Sunday night at the Orlando YMCA Aquatic Center, both the men and women captured their…


NSU Kicks off Black History Month with African Presence Opening Reception

NSU’s celebration of Black History began with the opening reception of the 14th Annual African Presence Art Exhibition, “Afrotopia: Art and the Politics of Representation,” which was held in the Rick Case Arena of the Don Taft University Center. The evening included giveaways, refreshments, music entertainment by the Riff Tides,…


NSU Recognizes National Wear Red Day 2017

  NSU students, faculty and staff helped raise awareness about women and heart disease on National Wear Red Day by carrying RED hearts, rocking RED shoes, dresses, slacks, scarves, socks, shirts/blouses, ties, sweaters and even hats! According to the American Heart Association, one in three women die of heart disease…


Twelve Donors Welcomed into NSU’s Shark Circle at Celebration of Excellence

    NSU recently hosted the 19th annual Celebration of Excellence event where President George L. Hanbury II recognized 12 donors whose cumulative giving to NSU reached $1 million or more. Each of these benefactors was welcomed into the NSU Fellows Society “Shark Circle” and received a limited edition maquette replica…


NSU Names Arena After Rick Case

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) officially named their recreational arena  in honor of community leader and automobile dealer, Rick Case at a special ceremony on January 19, 2017. The arena is located at the Don Taft University Center, an active multipurpose facility focused on student programs and services, located in the…


NSU to Present President’s Excellence in Community Service Award

Join NSU President George L. Hanbury, Ph.D., as he showcases the university, shares its achievements and discusses its future at the 19th annual “Celebration of Excellence” gala. The event will take place Jan. 28 at NSU’s Don Taft University Center Arena on the university’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. The reception will…


It’s Holiday Season

Nova Southeastern University wishes you a happy and safe holiday season. The university will be closed from Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016 – Monday, January 2, 2017. SharkBytes will return on January 18. NSU Campus Health Care Clinics will be open during the Winter break. While the university is closed for winter…


Huizenga College of Business Students Shine in State DECA Competition

Members of NSU’s Collegiate DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) chapter competed recently at the Annual Collegiate DECA State Career Development Conference held at Florida International University and brought home top honors. At the conference’s Competitive Events Program, NSU students put their experience, skills and knowledge to the test in…


NSU University School hosts Grand Opening and Dedication of Noël P. Brown Sports Center

NSU University School celebrated the grand opening and dedication ceremony of the newly expanded Noël P. Brown Sports Center on Friday Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. The naming of the Noël P. Brown Sports Center is in appreciation of NSU Board of Trustee Keith Brown and his family’s recent gift…


Realizing Potential: NSU Faculty and Staff among Donors Honored at 6th Annual Fellows Society Celebration

Each year, NSU hosts the Fellows Society Celebration to honor and thank NSU donors who have given $50,000 or more to the university.  NSU Fellows Society members are NSU’s highest level of philanthropic benefactors. During this year’s event, NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., and Fellows Society Chair Alan B….


Nominations open for 19th Annual Student Life Achievement Awards

Nominations for the 19th Annual Student Life Achievement Awards, affectionately known as the Stueys, 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 accepted now through January 16…


NSU hosts 15th Annual Faculty Reception

The NSU Libraries recently hosted its 15th Annual Faculty Reception to show appreciation to the faculty for their contributions to NSU. Lydia Acosta, 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…


Helping the Homeless: An Ongoing Commitment for Osteopathic Medical Students

For a group of NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine students, every Thursday evening is a special kind of date night. That is when several second-year students turn their attention to community service. The students volunteer at churches affiliated with HOPE South Florida—a Christian nonprofit organization that provides hope for the homeless…


NSU Opens New Center for Collaborative Research

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) officially opened its Center for Collaborative Research (CCR), one of the largest and most advanced research facilities in Florida. As part of the ceremony, which was held September 21, 2016, NSU announced a gift from AutoNation to name NSU’s AutoNation Institute for Breast and Solid Tumor…


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