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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…


NSU Names State-of-the-Art Research Facility in Honor of Guy Harvey

With the sun on their shoulders and their faces kissed by a warm ocean breeze, nearly 300 Nova Southeastern University students, faculty, staff and invited guests came together to honor one of the university’s long-time supports, Guy Harvey, Ph.D. “Dr. Harvey is one of us,” said Richard Dodge, Ph.D., dean…


Congratulations to the 2015 Stuey Award Winners!

NSU’s 16th Annual Stuey Awards were held last week and the winners were announced. Congratulations to all of the nominees and to the winners, who were named as follows: Administrator of the Year 2015 – Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences Jennifer D. Revezzo, M.S. Nova Southeastern University Alumni…


Shark Tagged by NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute Apparently Enjoying Time in Warm, Tropical Waters

Like his human counterparts, it seems a shortfin mako shark tagged by researchers at Nova Southeastern University’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) has decided to visit the tropical waters off Puerto Rico. The shark, dubbed “St. Mary’s” as it’s named for a school in Ohio, has “pinged” off the coast…


NSU Swimming and Diving Team Takes Step Forward at 2015 NCAA National Championship

The Nova Southeastern University swimming and diving program has ascended to new heights after this past weekend’s NCAA National Championship, an event in which the Sharks won six national titles and combined for 18 top-three finishes. “We came off the heels of a fantastic conference meet and I was really…


Women’s Basketball Wins Third Straight South Region Championship

Go Sharks! For the third straight season, the Nova Southeastern University women’s basketball team has claimed the South Region championship and will advance to the NCAA Elite Eight, beginning next week in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as they defeated Union on their home floor Monday night, 67-62. A back-and-forth first…


Robotics Team at NSU’s University School WINS the Florida State Championship and Heads to World Championship!

The University School Robotics Team is currently ranked as the NUMBER ONE Robotics Team in the state of Florida! The hundreds of hours devoted by the team members to create their award winning robots have resulted in students who excel in the areas of design, electrical engineering, and coding while…


Women’s Swimming and Diving Team Crowned SSC Champions

For the first time since 2012, the Nova Southeastern University women’s swimming and diving team claimed the 2015 Sunshine State Conference Championship, dominating the competition with 853.5 points, 93 points ahead of second-place finisher Florida Southern. In a valiant effort that came down to the final three events of the…


3rd Annual Seussfest at the Alvin Sherman Library

Mark your calendars for the library’s 3rd Annual Seussfest on Sunday, March 1, 2015 to celebrate the life, birthday, and works of Dr. Seuss. There will be storytellers, magicians, your favorite Seussian characters, performances, a petting zoo, face-painters, and more. Free books for the first 1,500 children! SeussFest! is funded…


Community Foundation of Broward, AutoNation and the Royal Dames Partner to Support Cancer Research at NSU

(Photo caption – L to R): Appu Rathinavelu, Ph.D., executive director of NSU’s Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research; Alice Jackson, representing AutoNation and honoree at the 2014 Royal Dames Tiara Ball; Carol Harrison, member of Royal Dames; Sheri Brown, vice president of grants and initiatives, Community Foundation of Broward; Jacqueline…


NSU Recognizes National Wear Red Day 2015

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 balloons and hearts, rocking RED shoes, dresses, slacks, scarves, socks, shirts/blouses, ties, sweaters and even hats! According to the American Heart Association, one in three…


17th Annual Celebration of Excellence Recognizes Committment and Dedication

NSU recently hosted the 17th Annual Celebration of Excellence (COE), during which President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., presented the President’s Excellence in Community Service Award to Judy and Barry Silverman.Through this award, NSU proclaims its pride in the accomplishments and personal dedication of its constituents (alumni, community leaders, faculty,…


The Holiday Season – A Perfect time to Reflect

The holidays are rapidly approaching. As 2014 comes to an end, I encourage everyone to take a moment and think about all we have accomplished this year—individually and collectively. I am proud and thankful for all we have achieved during our 50th anniversary year. As we leave for winter break,…


NSU Presents Distinguished Alumni Awards 2014

NSU saluted 17 outstanding graduates at the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards reception that was held on Nov. 13, 2014. The Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award is the highest and most prestigious honor that NSU bestows upon its graduates. The program recognized alumni who are changing lives and changing the world by…


Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Members’ Reunion

(Photo caption: Front Row (left to right): Armando Leighton, Jr., Founder & CEO, CRS Jet Spares; Jack E. Abdo, Vice Chairman of the Board Executive Committee, BBX Capital Corporation; H. Wayne Huizenga, Chairman & CEO, Huizenga Holdings; Joseph C. Amaturo, Amaturo Group, Ltd.; Thomas J. Miller, CEO, Miller Construction Company;…


NSU Honors Donors at its Fourth Annual Fellows Society Induction Ceremony

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) celebrated its Fourth Annual Fellows Society Induction Ceremony on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at the Carl DeSantis Building on main campus. The Fellows Society is a group of more than 500 individuals, corporations and organizations who have made cumulative gifts of $50,000 or more to support…


NSU Athletics Inducts Five New Members into the NSU Hall of Fame

The Nova Southeastern University Athletic Department inducted five new members into the NSU Athletics Hall of Fame Wednesday, Nov. 12 during a gala ceremony at the NSU Arena in the Don Taft University Center. The event honored one of the most talented classes in the hall’s history. Headlining the banquet…


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