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Free VPK to 4 and 5 Year Olds at the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development

The Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program – or VPK – is a free prekindergarten program for 4 and 5-year-olds who reside in Florida. Voluntary Prekindergarten or VPK gives children a jump start by preparing them for school and enhancing their pre-reading, pre-math, language and social skills. By developing the skills children…


NSU Tampa Surprises One of Its Own

NSU is fortunate to have Ricardo Garcell, a part-time staff member of the maintenance crew at the Tampa Campus. In January 2017, Michael Abraham, assistant director at the Tampa Campus learned that Garcell’s wife had suffered from burn injuries at home and spent three months in the hospital.  As such,…


Geraldine Terry, Wife of HPD Founder, Passes Away

On February 20, Geraldine Terry—the wife of the late Morton Terry, D.O., M.Sc., FACOI—founder of Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine and NSU’s Health Professions Division—passed away peacefully at the age of 93 at her home in Cooper City, Florida. Born in 1923 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Geraldine Terry went on to…


Phi Delta Chi Professional Pharmacy Fraternity Feeds South Florida

On January 28, 2017, a group of brothers from the Beta Lambda Chapter of Phi Delta Chi professional fraternity at NSU’s College of Pharmacy, worked with Feeding South Florida by inspecting, sorting, and repackaging 37,976 pounds of food. That amount of food will provide 31,646 meals to people in need. The…


“Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day” at NSU

The Office of Information and Innovation Technology was among the NSU departments that welcomed children on “Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day,” and OIIT elevated the annual event to a whole different level. The department hosted 37 amazing children who participated in a scavenger hunt around Gold Circle Lake and through the…


Community Outreach – NSU Interprofessional Health Screenings held in Miramar

Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy students from SNPhA, SCCP, and CPFI collaborated with Public Health Students from PHSA and DO students from NSU’s Neuropsych club came together on January 15 to hold the 2nd Annual St. Bartholomew Health Fair in Miramar. Under the supervision of Jose Valdes, Pharm.D., the students…


CAHSS Faculty and Students Provide Community Services through the PROMISE Program

For several years, Anne Rambo, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), and DFT student interns have been an integral part of a collaborative intervention and prevention program through the Broward County Public School District called Preventing Recidivism…


Halmos Faculty and Students Lead Seventh-Grade Class in Exploring Physiology

Participating in the 2016 PhUn (Physiology Understanding) Week, faculty and students at NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography led seventh-grade students in hands-on learning and activities that explored the functions of the human body and the physiology of exercise and health. Deanne Roopnarine, D.P.M., associate professor, and biology…


Mailman Segal Center Hosts Annual Giving Tree Book Drive

You are invited to participate in the annual Marilyn Mailman Segal Giving Tree Book Drive which will be held in the lobby of the Family Center Preschool, December 21, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm. The drive is for new, non-holiday themed, unwrapped book for children from birth to age 5….


Lifelong Learning Winter Welcome Week, Jan. 9-12

The Lifelong Learning Institute will host Welcome Week, January 9 – 12, 2017 at its location: 2017 at 3424 S. University Drive, Davie. This event is free and open to the community. For more information, see flyer. LLI WINTER WELCOME WEEK 2017.  


NSU’s Fischler College of Education Kappa Delta Pi Omega Theta Chapter 584 Collecting Books for Literacy Alive Book Drive

Community is one of NSU’s Core Values and members of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) Omega Theta Chapter 584 at NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education believe in giving back. The organization is dedicated to promoting literacy and members collect books and school supplies for Title I School children in Florida…


Team NSU raises money & awareness for 2016 Broward Autism Speaks Walk

NSU faculty, staff, students and families from the Mailman Segal Center (MSC) recently joined forces to form Team NSU for the Baudhuin Preschool and walked together at the 2016 Broward Autism Speaks Walk held on the Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. Team NSU raised more than $3,300, contributing to the event’s total…


Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography’s Ocean Campus Hosts Crockett Foundation Students

  Recently a group of students visited NSU’s Halmos College Ocean Campus to learn all about the work our researchers and students are doing related to marine sciences. The students are part of the Crockett Foundation, a South Florida organization created to help improve the quality of life and provide…


Decorated police officer shares story of life-threatening encounter

Faced with the prospect of death, Officer Mario Gutierrez of the Miami-Dade Police Department credited thoughts of his family with saving his life. As a result of his heroics, Gutierrez was one of 13 law enforcement officers who was recently recognized at the White House by President Obama, where he…


High school students conduct neuroscience experiments on field trip

A group of 40 high school students from North Lauderdale’s Somerset Academy received hands-on neuroscience experience at the College of Psychology’s Parker Building labs during a recent visit to the Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. “High school kids are hungry for science,” said NSU associate professor Jaime Tartar, Ph.D., who coordinated the trip with…


Halmos College to Offer Free Chemistry, Physics Summer Camp for High School Students

The NSU Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, in collaboration with the Constellation energy company, is offering a hands-on chemistry and physics summer camp for local high school students that focuses on finding energy solutions. The free, two-week E2 Energy to Educate Summer Camp will accommodate up to 32…


NSU observes Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week, 2016

Law enforcement officers are our first call when we feel threatened or in danger. In recognition of the sacrifices and public service that law enforcement officers provide on a daily basis, President Obama has proclaimed May 15 of every year to be “Peace Officers Memorial Day” and the week in which it…


Don’t Miss the Nova Singers 40th Anniversary Concert, May 24

The Nova Singers is NSU’s premier community chorus, whose approximately 150 members range from NSU undergraduate students to senior members of the local community. The choir serves as musical ambassadors for the university as they sing around the country and abroad. Tickets are now available for the Nova Singers 40th…


College of Engineering & Computing’s AIS Student Chapter and Student Government Build Robots; Teach Coding to First Graders

Last month NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing’s (CEC) Association of Information Systems (AIS) Student Chapter and CEC’s Student Government hosted first-graders from St. Jerome Catholic School. The day started with an introduction to robots and coding, followed by hands on experience building robots lead by members of AIS and…


NSU Relief Efforts for Ecuador – Bring items to Help Victims

Students, faculty, and staff at NSU will be organizing a food and clothing donation drive to assist the victims of the tragic earthquake that took place off the coast of Quito, Ecuador. Donation bins will be placed in the Don Taft University Center, HPD Terry building, Carl DeSantis building, and…


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