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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…


NSU names Founding Dean of College of Allopathic Medicine

  NSU President Dr. George Hanbury announced the appointment of Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., FACS, as founding dean of NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine at the university’s Board of Trustees January meeting. The new college is aiming to welcome its first class of M.D. candidates in 2018, subject to achieving…


Miniaci Family to be Honored by NSU with President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service

NSU President Dr. George Hanbury will present the President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service to the Miniaci Family at the university’s annual Celebration of Excellence gala on Jan. 30, 2016. NSU also plans to announce the public phase of its major philanthropic campaign, Realizing Potential, as part of the…


Team 2020 Celebration is coming!

NSU employees are invited to attend the Team 2020 Celebration on Wednesday, Jan. 20 beginning at 8:30 am in the Don Taft University Center.  Get there early and enjoy a great breakfast on us. Don’t forget to bring your “SharkCard” so that you will be eligible for great giveaways and…


It’s time for NSU Homecoming 2015!

Homecoming began this past weekend with Sallarulo’s 5K Race of Champions and the Homecoming Kick-off at the Alvin Sherman Library Quad. The weekend included a carnival, free food, performances and loads of fun! The celebration continued on Tuesday with the Annual Shark Race held on the Sherman Library Quad. But…


NSU presents Prestigious Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Executive Vice President and Provost Ralph V. Rogers Jr., Ph.D., recently presented Nancy Klimas, M.D., with the 5th 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 Honors Donors at its Fifth Annual Fellows Society Celebration

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) celebrated its Fifth Annual Fellows Society Celebration on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at Grande Oaks Golf Club. The Fellows Society is a group of more than 500 individuals, corporations and organizations who have made cumulative gifts of $50,000or more to support the mission and vision of…


Baseball Continues Tradition With Miracle League

The Nova Southeastern University Sharks baseball team once again gave back to the community by volunteering with the West Pines Miracle League, in what has become one of the squad’s most anticipated annual events. The Miracle League presents an opportunity to play baseball to disabled children, who would otherwise be…


Law College Admission Ceremony Draws Large Crowd

September 21 was a memorable day for 152 recent NSU Shepard Broad College of Law grads who learned that morning that they had passed the Florida Bar. That night, the college welcomed them and their spouses, parents, children and friends to campus to witness a mass admission ceremony in the…


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