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


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NSU Hosts the 2014 STUEY Awards

NSU’s Division of Student Affairs proudly introduces the 15th Annual Student Life Achievement Award winners (most commonly referred to as the STUEYS). The elbow-to-elbow event held on the night of Wednesday, April 2 at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center recognized 28 students, faculty, staff, corporate partners and…

NSU Hosts Third Annual “Big Thank You Scholarship Luncheon”

NSU’s third annual “Big Thank You Scholarship Luncheon,” hosted by President Hanbury, was held on March 24 in the Don Taft University Center Arena. Each year the administration and students of Nova Southeastern University gather to honor scholarship donors at the luncheon. This year, there were 160 people in attendance. Donor…

Huizenga Business School Featured Paul S. Hill as Distinguished Lecturer

Paul Sean Hill, the Director of Mission Operations at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, spoke as a Distinguished Lecturer at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship. Approximately 140 guests attended the lecture which was held in the…

Shark Women Take Home Second Straight South Region Title

The NSU women’s basketball team won their second consecutive South Region title, taking the lead with under a minute left and holding on by three over Tampa on Monday, March 17 at the NSU Arena, 56-53. The Sharks (28-4) move on to the NCAA Elite Eight, in Erie, Penn., to…

NSU Women’s Basketball SSC Champions and Host to 2014 NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball South Region Championships

For the second straight season, Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) women’s basketball team is the Sunshine State Conference (SSC) champions and No. 1 seed in the region. The Sharks upset the top-seeded Tampa Spartans on Sunday evening at the Silver Spurs Arena, 64-55. For more information on the SSC championship game…

Meet Friends & Colleagues from the University School for Coffee and Conversation, March 27

Join your friends and colleagues throughout the year for Coffee and Conversation each Thursday morning at the Alvin Sherman Library. On Thursday morning, March 27, your friends and colleagues from the University School of Nova Southeastern University invite you to join them for coffee, pastries, and conversation to learn more…

NSU Swimming and Diving Program Sends Eight Athletes to NCAA National Championship

The NSU swimming and diving program will send eight swimmers, one female and seven males, to the NCAA National Championship, held in Geneva, Ohio at the SPIRE Institute on March 12-15. Lauren Chapple (Jr., London, England) will represent the women’s team at nationals after being invited for the 400-yard IM with…

NSU Breaks Ground on $80 Million Center for Collaborative Research

Broward County will soon have a focal point for research and discoveries that will one day impact all of humanity. On Thursday, Feb. 13, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) broke ground on a revolutionary Center for Collaborative Research (CCR) that will house an IBM supercomputer, one of Florida’s largest wet labs,…

NSU History Retold at the Alvin Sherman Library

As part of Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) continuing 50th anniversary celebration, more than 80 guests enjoyed a brunch at the Alvin Sherman Library with historian and author Julian Pleasants, Ph.D. Pleasants described important events throughout of NSU’s history which he describes in his book The Making of Nova Southeastern University:…

Winifred & Joseph Amaturo to be Honored by NSU with President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service

  Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President George L. Hanbury, Ph.D., will present the President’s Award for Excellence in Community Service to philanthropists Winifred and Joseph Amaturo at the university’s annual Celebration of Excellence event on Saturday, Feb. 1. This year’s event has special significance as NSU celebrates its 50th anniversary….

NSU’s Team 2020 Celebration is this week – Let’s Kick off NSU’s 50th Anniversary

It’s finally here!  We will kick off NSU’s 50th Anniversary at the Team 2020 Celebration on Thursday, January 23 at 8:30 am in the Arena at the Don Taft University Center. It’s going to be a GREAT celebration! Come out and enjoy:   “Oldies” – Highlighting the Music of our…

NSU Welcomes more than 1,500 IT Professionals to Campus during ITPalooza

NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS) welcomed more than 1,500 Information Technology (IT) professionals to main campus during the 2nd Annual ITPalooza on Dec. 12. Organized by SherlockTech Staffing, the day long event featured tech educational sessions designed to offer attendees an immerse learning experience. Activities included…

NSU Law Students Donate More than 12,000 Cans of Food

The Public Interest Law Society and Phi Alpha Delta collected and donated more than 12,117 cans of food to benefit Feeding South Florida and the National Security and Law Society’s Annual Fisher House Thanksgiving Dinner. The cans were collected during the “Canned Immunity” food drive held in November. As part…

NSU Celebrates Homecoming 2013

NSU celebrated Homecoming 2013 with a variety of events and great activities. Take a look back at the fun times and unforgettable moments of NSU’s Homecoming 2013:  Click here to view photos from 2013 Homecoming events. Homecoming Kick-off This year’s homecoming week started with a bang! More than 200 students attended our kick-off…

NSU College of Dental Medicine Receives $125,000 Donation from Great Expressions Dental Centers

NSU College of Dental Medicine (NSU-CDM) recently announced that it has received a $125,000 endowed scholarship from Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC), one of the largest privately owned dental service organizations in the United States. “We are very grateful to Great Expressions Dental Health Centers for its commitment to helping…

University School Swimming and Diving Wins District Championship

The University School Swimming and Diving team had an outstanding performance at the District Championship meet. The girls placed 4th and the boys finished 1st securing the team’s first Swimming and Diving District Championship win in school history. Individual event winners included Jordy Groters and Emily Kopas. Krissa Robinson, Nicolas…

NSU Sharks Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month during Swim Meet

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness, the NSU men’s and women’s swim teams recently sported their pink tees, caps and towels before pulling out a win against the Florida Tech Panthers  at the NSU Aquatic Complex. It was the first-ever regular season meeting between the two teams in which the…

NSU College of Pharmacy Palm Beach Campus Reaches New Fundraising Heights

Rowing & Women’s Basketball Teams Participate in International Coastal Cleanup

NSU Athletics Celebrates Landmark Year at Champions Luncheon

The NSU athletics department celebrated a landmark 2012-13 season at its Annual Champions Luncheon held at the Grande Oaks Country Club. In attendance were NSU’s regional and national champions from last season. The men’s cross country, women’s basketball and men’s golf teams were all recognized for claiming NCAA South Region…

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