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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


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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…

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….

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