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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


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Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
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NSU Faculty and Staff Receive Certification from the National Society of Experiential Education

In response to President Hanbury’s initiative to embed experiential education in the undergraduate experience, Provost Ralph Rogers sponsored an experiential education academy for faculty and professional staff. NSU hosted a total of six National Society of Experiential Education (NSEE) workshops between December 2016 and May 2017, including “Fundamentals of Experiential…

NSU’s College of Pharmacy Opens ICUBAcares Center

As anyone who has started a new medicine recently will tell you, taking the drug properly, dealing with potential side effects and drug interactions as well as getting insurance approval can be overwhelming.  Imagine how challenging it would be if you’re fighting cancer or even simply caring for a sick…

NSU’s College of Pharmacy Receives Excellence in Education Award from NACDS Foundation

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation recognized NSU’s College of Pharmacy (COP) for its innovative education program submission, presenting the college with the Wayne Roberts Memorial Scholarship at the organization’s annual meeting. The $20,000 award, generously supported by Apotex Corporation, was one of only six scholarships given to accredited colleges and…

Congratulations to All Winners of the 19th Annual STUEY Awards

NSU’s Division of Student Affairs proudly introduces the winners of the 19th Annual Student Life Achievement Award (most commonly referred to as the STUEYS). The elbow-to-elbow event held on the night of April 13, 2017 at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center recognized students, faculty, staff, corporate partners…

Pre-Health Students Get Career Advice from Practitioners

On April 1, 2017, the Office of Career Development (Emilio Lorenzo) and the Halmos College of Arts and Sciences (Emily Schmitt Lavin, Ph.D.) collaborated to present the third annual Pre-Health Day. This is a day where undergraduate students participate in mock interviews with professionals complete with immediate feedback on their…

NSU University School Junior Achievement Fellows Earn Top Awards in Final Competition of the Year

Congratulations to the NSU University School Junior Achievement Fellows who brought home top awards from the JA Fellows Annual Competition! The team, named Alpha Necessities, won first place for Best Trade Booth Display, second place for Company of the Year, and third place for their Annual Report. The team’s product,…

Nova Southeastern University Mourns the Passing of President Emeritus Abraham S. Fischler

When you think of the history of education in South Florida, there’s a name that quickly comes to mind – Dr. Abraham S. Fischler. It is with great sadness but a tremendous sense of gratitude that Nova Southeastern University acknowledges the passing of Dr. Fischler. He passed away today (April 3,…

3rd Annual Holocaust Reflection Contest Recognizes Winners and Survivors

NSU joined forces once again with the nonprofit Holocaust Learning and Education Fund, Inc. (HLEF) to sponsor the third annual Holocaust Reflection Contest, and the winners were recognized at an award ceremony on Sunday, March 19, in the Alvin Sherman Library. Participating middle and high school students from across Florida…

NSU’s Phi Delta Chi Educates the Community on Healthy Eating Habits

Phi Delta Chi (PDC) Pharmacy Fraternity at NSU’s College of Pharmacy participated in NSU’s 14th Annual CommunityFest in Febuary, to educate and raise awareness about healthy eating for children. Childhood obesity is a concerning problem in our country, and children from low-income families are the most affected. In an effort to educate…

College of Engineering and Computing Celebrates National Engineers Week

National Engineers Week (Feb 19-25) is a time to celebrate how engineers make a difference in our world, increase public dialogue about the need for engineers, and bring engineering to life for kids, educators, and parents. Nova Southeastern University’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) celebrated its first engineering week…

NSU Men’s and Women’s Swim Teams Crowned SSC Champs!

In what can almost be described as a fairy tale ending, first year head coach Ben Hewitt can now celebrate knowing that his Nova Southeastern University men’s and women’s swim teams are now CHAMPIONS! On Sunday night at the Orlando YMCA Aquatic Center, both the men and women captured their…

NSU Kicks off Black History Month with African Presence Opening Reception

NSU’s celebration of Black History began with the opening reception of the 14th Annual African Presence Art Exhibition, “Afrotopia: Art and the Politics of Representation,” which was held in the Rick Case Arena of the Don Taft University Center. The evening included giveaways, refreshments, music entertainment by the Riff Tides,…

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…

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