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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…


NSU Hosts President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and Quality of Life Awards Ceremony

The ceremony for the  17th Annual President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and 14th Annual Quality of Life Awards  was recently held in the Don Taft University Center on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., and Vice President for the Office of Research and Technology…


Business Leaders Inducted Into NSU’s Entrepreneur Hall of Fame

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship inducted three well-known business leaders–Angelo Elia, Steven W. Hudson and Roger Penske–into the Entrepreneur Hall of Fame at its 27th annual event held recently at Signature Grand in Davie. At the event, it was announced that Cathy and…


NSU’s Health Professions Division Hosts 31st Annual Bal Fantastique

More than 300 community leaders, philanthropists, and NSU faculty, students and leadership recently joined together to celebrate the 31st Annual Bal Fantastique at Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale. Hosted by NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD), guests enjoyed dinner and dancing while supporting a worthy cause. The black-tie event raised…


NSU Participates in 2016 eMerge Americas Conference

For the second straight year, NSU joined fellow leading educational institutions and technology companies in South Florida at the eMerge Americas Conference in Miami Beach. Held April 18 and 19, 2016, the conference brought together 13,000 people with a focus on enhancing South Florida’s role as a center of technology…


Congratulations to this Year’s STUEYS Winners!

NSU’s Division of Student Affairs proudly introduces the winners of the 17th Annual Student Life Achievement Award (most commonly referred to as the STUEYS). The event, held recently at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center, recognized students, faculty, staff, corporate partners and alumni who have contributed to building a…


NSU Shepard Broad College of Law Second in Florida Bar Passage Rate

The Florida Bar passage rate for first time test takers was announced on Monday, April 11, 2016 and Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law (SBCL) graduates came in second in the state for the February 2016 test. NSU’s pass rate was 75 percent, placing the college just…


HCA East Florida Receives State Approval for a New Hospital to be Built on NSU’s Campus

NSU is pleased to announce that an administrative law judge backed a preliminary decision by Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) to approve HCA East Florida’s “certificate of need” application to relocate Plantation General Hospital to NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. The judge’s decision included a recommendation for AHCA to issue…


Three Sharks earn Individual National Recognition at Swimming & Diving’s Final Night at NCAA Championships

  The Sharks have concluded the 2015-16 season with three individual national champions. Nova Southeastern University’s Anton Lobanov picks up his second and the team’s third gold medal in the 200-yard breaststroke on the final night of the 2016 NCAA Division II Swimming & Diving National Championships. Lobanov and the…


NSU Pharmacy Instructor Surprised by Students on “Steve Harvey”

  Four NSU students appeared on the “Steve Harvey” TV show to surprise their professor with a huge thank you. The episode aired February 19, 2016. Steve welcomed students from the College of Pharmacy — Nayeli Montes, Nicole Hope, Ariel Jordan and Faren French — who wanted to surprise Jaime Riskin, Pharm.D., BCPS,…


13th Annual African Presence Art Exhibition Kicks off Black History Month at NSU

NSU recently hosted the opening reception for the 13th Annual African Presence Art Exhibition, “ASCENT: Black Women’s Expressions.” Highlights of the evening included an announcement about Realizing Potential: The Campaign for Nova Southeastern University, a tribute to NSU’s Phenomenal Women, and a fashion show showcasing African clothing. The exhibition, which…


NSU Recognizes National Wear Red Day 2016

Go RED for Women! 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…


Get ready for NSU’s Spring Open House

NSU is pleased to host the Spring Open House on Saturday, April 9 at 8:30 a.m. in the Carl DeSantis building. Attendees can learn about our undergraduate and graduate degree programs, participate in academic and student life breakout sessions, mock classes, speak with financial aid and admission advisers, faculty members, and students. They will also have the opportunity…


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