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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…


Be a Part of the Center for Collaborative Research Grand Opening Festivities – Sept. 21

NSU is holding a grand opening for the Center for Collaborative Research (CCR), one of the largest and most advanced research facilities in Florida, on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. Due to space constraints, this event is not open to the public. We encourage students, faculty, and staff to stream the ceremonies…


MSC Begins New Year with New Focus

  For teachers and students alike, a new school year is an exciting time. Over the summer, Mailman Segal Center (MSC) teachers, aides and administrators participated in special training to officially launch an innovative, constructivist early childhood curriculum. “Rather than children passively receiving information, this philosophy focuses on the idea…


President Emeritus Abe Fischler celebrates his 50th anniversary with NSU

Another NSU milestone! On August 1, President Emeritus Abraham S. Fischler, Ed.D., celebrated his 50th anniversary of continuous and outstanding service to NSU. Aside from being NSU’s president from 1970-1992, Dr. Fischler also served as a medic in the U.S. Navy, taught at multiple universities worldwide, and  has published numerous articles, publications, and research…


You’re invited to attend Convocation 2016

On Friday, August 19, NSU faculty and staff are invited to attend Convocation 2016 as we welcome our incoming class of undergraduate students. Held in the Arena at the Don Taft University Center, Convocation symbolizes the official start of the 2016-17 academic year. During the ceremony, which begins at 9:00 am, our new Sharks…


Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program shares info with Campers at Mailman Segal Center

Since its inception, Nova Southeastern University has been administering the Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program. Each morning, from March through October, staff scour the nearly 26 miles of beaches in Broward County looking for sea turtle nests. When they find one, they will record all sorts of data, rope…


CAHSS’ Family Therapy Program Turns to Horses as Therapy for Children in Foster Care

Master’s and doctoral level therapists from the Department of Family Therapy Program (DFT) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) will collaborate with Stable Place, a non-profit organization, and researchers from the FIU-BRIDGE program to provide Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy as an additional form of treatment for children…


NSU Finishes in top 4 Percent in the final 2015-16 Learfield Directors’ Cup Standings

On the heels of the 2016 NCAA Division II Baseball National Championship, not even a week ago, the Nova Southeastern University athletic department finished 12th in the final Learfield Directors’ Cup standings. The Sharks athletic programs accumulated 546 points throughout the 2015-16 championship seasons and finished 12th out of 312…


Sharks Baseball Wins NCAA Division II National Championship

For the first time in program history, the Nova Southeastern University baseball team (44-16, 18-6 SSC) has won the NCAA Division II National Championship! The Sharks defeated the Millersville University Marauders (52-7, 25-3 PSAC) on last Saturday afternoon by a score of 8-6. “It’s been a lot of hard work,…


NSU Hosts 2016 President’s Associates Reception

A year into his presidency, Abraham S. Fischler, Ed.D., founded the President’s Associates at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) to recognize donors who make annual gifts of $1,000 or more to NSU. Dr. Fischler realized that ongoing success depends upon a strong annual giving campaign. Since then, the threshold for being…


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