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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…


Nova Southeastern University Is Now on Google Maps’ Street View

Earlier this year there were some strange things happening on Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) main campus. Students, faculty and staff reported seeing people wielding odd-looking contraptions and riding around in strange and interesting vehicles. But no cause for alarm – it was a team from Google who were mapping NSU’s…


Sharks Participate in Jason Taylor Foundation’s Cool Gear for the School Year

    Providing service to the community is a hallmark here at NSU. The Nova Southeastern University athletic department recently assisted the Jason Taylor Foundation in their 11th annual Cool Gear for the School Year event, sending over 60 young students on a shopping spree at Old Navy. The Jason Taylor…


Innovative Teaching – CAHSS Provides Equine Assisted Training for Incoming Doctoral Students

The Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) and Stable Place Equine Assisted Therapies recently hosted an equine assisted training for the incoming class of doctoral students. The event was directed by Shelley Green, Ph.D., professor in DFT and facilitated by the…


NSU College of Pharmacy is Shark Proud!

The depth and span of an NSU College of Pharmacy education cannot be covered by tuition alone. It requires the generosity of NSU graduates, friends and also our employees. With support, we can enhance existing programs and pursue new opportunities to focus our resources on issues facing our world. We…


Nova Southeastern University Researchers Find More Strategic Culling Needed to Reduce Lionfish Invasion

We’ve all seen the stories – lionfish derbies and other efforts are ongoing in the United States and Caribbean, all with the goal of helping to decrease the number of highly invasive and ecologically devastating lionfish in our oceans. A new analysis published in the journal Marine Ecology Progress Series…


NSU Volleyball Team Receives AVCA Academic Excellence Award

The Nova Southeastern University volleyball team was one of 752 teams that was recently recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). The Sharks earned the AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2014-15 season and was one of 113 DII volleyball programs that was honored by the American Volleyball Coaches…


University School Teacher Recognized by President Obama

President Barack Obama named 108 mathematics and science teachers across the United States as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.  Carlos Montero, a teacher at NSU’s University School, was among those honored.


NSU’s Master of Public Administration Program Earns NASPAA Accreditation

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship (HCBE) has announced that the college’s Master of Public Administration Program has received accreditation by the NASPAA Commission on Peer Review & Accreditation and is listed on the Annual Roster of Accredited Programs in conformity with NASPAA standards….


NSU Community Grieves for Charleston

Nova Southeastern University administrators, faculty, staff & students came together at several campus locations to sign a banner in support of the Charleston & Emanuel AME Church communities in response to tragic massacre on June 17. Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, one of the nine victims killed in the shooting was obtaining a…


NSU Announces Naming of the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography

Thanks to a generous financial gift from local businessman, entrepreneur and NSU supporter Steve Halmos and his wife, Madelaine, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is proud to announce the naming of one of its colleges in honor of his family. As part of an overall university-wide realignment to integrate undergraduate and…


No. 1 Men’s Golf Wins 2015 NCAA DII Championship

The No. 1 Nova Southeastern University men’s golf team took home their second-ever NCAA Division II National Championship, defeating Lynn by the slimmest of margins on Friday, May 29, 3-2 at Rock Barn Golf and Spa. The Sharks took each of the first two points on the strength of two…


Westside Regional Medical Center Opens Emergency Room on NSU Campus

Westside Regional Medical Center, a leader in emergency medicine, opened an off-site Emergency Room in Davie on the NSU campus on May 18. The facility is located at 3476 South University Drive in the University Park Plaza shopping center. The off-site emergency room provides the surrounding community with immediate access…


Huizenga Business School Honors Three Outstanding Entrepreneurs

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship inducted three South Florida business leaders into its 26th Annual Entrepreneur Hall of Fame on April 22, 2015 at the Signature Grand in Davie, FL. The recognition is the Huizenga Business School’s highest honor. Joining the distinguished ranks…


NSU Names Central Energy Plant for Hill York’s Robert S. Lafferty Sr.

As Fort Lauderdale temperatures rose into the mid 90s, the family of Robert S. Lafferty Sr. gathered today at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Central Energy Plant to honor his memory by naming the chiller facility—one of the largest in the United States— after him. A pioneer in the air conditioning…


SunTrust Foundation’s Latest Gift Supports NSU Scholarship Fund

As part of their ongoing support of Nova Southeastern University (NSU), representatives from SunTrust and the SunTrust Foundation have donated $50,000 to fund an endowed scholarship, adding to the organization’s significant investment in education throughout the community and at NSU. The scholarship is for undergraduate students with financial need and…


Undergraduate Students Recognized for Award-Winning Scholarship, Creative Works

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted the Undergraduate Student Symposium on April 10, 2015 to showcase outstanding scholarship and creative works by NSU students. The event included poster displays, oral presentations, performances, and film presentations. Also recognized were student participants in the Undergraduate Film Festival, Seventh Annual Juried…


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