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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…


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…


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