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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…


CEC’s AIS Student Chapter and Student Government Build Robots and Teach Coding to First Graders

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


NSU hosts Multimedia Camp for High School Students

Registration is now open for NSU’s Multimedia Camp for high school students. The camp will take place June 20 – June 23 on the Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus and will offer residential and commuter opportunities. NSU staff and faculty receive a 25% discount. Campers can choose from 3 tracks: Digital Arts,…


Registration is open for NSU Scholarship Golf Classic, April 8

  The 31st Annual Nova Southeastern University Scholarship Golf Classic is set for April 8, 2016 at PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Registration is now open! You can register via www.nova.edu/golf. Sponsorship levels range from Corporate ($5,000), Host ($10,000), Presenting ($15,000), and Mako ($25,000), which…


NSU SAAC Hosts Annual Pageant for Make-A-Wish

The Nova Southeastern University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee hosted its second pageant to raise money for Make-A-Wish South Florida on Monday night, March 14. SAAC and NSU student-athletes raised $900 for the foundation. “This is our second annual pageant for Make-A-Wish, and it was great to see that a lot of…


Behavioral Neuroscience offers training program for high school students

The NSU College of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience is excited to offer a 2-week (9 am – 12:30 pm) discovery-based Behavioral Neuroscience training program for rising high school juniors and seniors. The camp is being offered from July 11 – 22, 2016 on NSU’s main campus. Students will…


AOA President John W. Becher, D.O. Visits NSU-COM

 On February 19, John W. Becher, D.O., the 119th president of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), visited NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine to discuss bright future of the osteopathic profession with students and faculty members. “The dynamic times we’re living in have brought extraordinary change to health care in just…


CAHSS Students and Faculty Inaugural DFT Day of Service on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Master’s and doctoral students from the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) participated in their First Annual Day of Service (January 18, 2016, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.) Meals were prepared and served to homeless residents at Broward Outreach in Hollywood….


Sharks volunteer for United Way Day of Caring

On Friday, December 4, 2016, 25 shark volunteers gathered at the BB&T Center to help to package meals for at least 200,000 neighbors who need it most. The annual Day of Caring hosted by United Way of Broward County offers unique opportunities for organizations to serve the community.  


Phi Delta Chi participates in Zo’s Family Health and Wellness

Phi Delta Chi (PDC) Beta Lambda chapter at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Pharmacy organized and participated in Zo’s Family Health and Wellness Groove at the Miramar Regional Park on January 16. PDC supported the organization by providing blood glucose screenings to more than 70 community attendees. Participants also received…


Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program “Party with a Purpose” Fundraiser

Marine research has been one of the foundations of Nova Southeastern University. Dating back to the 1960s, NSU has been deeply involved in learning about the world’s oceans and the myriad of creatures who live there. One of the most beloved creatures found on our reefs are sea turtles –…


NSU College of Pharmacy Hosts Elementary Students for Pharmacy Field Trip

On January 22, 2016, NSU’s College of Pharmacy hosted a field trip for a fourth grade gifted class in the Pharmacy Practice lab. The objective of the trip was to expose students to the profession of pharmacy in a college setting. The day began with three questions: “What does a…


Nova Singers Selected to Be Backup Choir for Barry Manilow

The Nova Singers of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) have been selected to be the backup choir for Barry Manilow’s “One Last Time” concert at the BB&T Center on Friday, Feb. 5. Thirty-five of the 150-member Nova Singers will join Mr. Manilow in the finale of the concert when he sings his…


NSU to Provide Free Hazmat Worker Health and Safety Training for NSU Community

The Institute for Disaster and Emergency Preparedness (IDEP) in NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine invites all NSU students, faculty and staff to attend free hazmat training. Training is funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) of the National Institutes of Health. The overarching goal of the hazardous…


SAAC Teams Up With Food Pantry of Broward County

Various student-athletes and athletic staff members teamed up with the Food Pantry of Broward and collected canned goods at the Nova Southeastern University volleyball Homecoming game on Friday, Nov. 13 to help feed those in need during this holiday season. The Nova Southeastern University Student Athlete Advisory Committee provided complimentary…


NSU Tennis Team Volunteers at the Food Pantry of Broward

The Nova Southeastern University women’s tennis team recently volunteered at the Food Pantry of Broward County. The student-athletes donated some of their weekend time for a good cause, as they helped organize and sort out tons of food in preparation for distribution to needy families in the local community for…


SCCP and Neuro-Psych DO Club organize Interdisciplinary Health Screening

NSU College of Pharmacy students from the Student College of Clinical Pharmacy (SCCP) organization and NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine students from the Neuro-Psych club joined efforts to organize a second annual Interprofessional Health Screening on November 14, 2015. The screening was held at Walgreens on Coral Way in Miami…


NSU hosts Third Annual NSU-MUN High School Conference

The Nova International Relations Association (NIRA), which serves as NSU’s Model United Nations team, welcomed over 150 Broward-area high school students to campus for the 3rd Annual NSU-MUN High School Conference. On Friday, October 30 the event brought together student delegates from 8 local high schools and involved a full…


Fundraiser Benefits UM/NSU Center for Autism & Related Disabilities

More than 700 guests attended the Jonathan’s Day celebration and fundraiser at Everglades Holiday Park on October 11, 2015. The event raised more than $7,000 to support University of Miami/Nova Southeastern Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (CARD), a non-profit organization providing direct services to over 9,000 South Florida families…


NSU Coordinating Study to Determine Hurricane Readiness of Elderly in Palm Beach County

NSU is collaborating with community and governmental organizations in Palm Beach County to test the hurricane preparedness of elderly residents and to determine areas that need improvement. The purpose of this study is to test the theoretical model of hurricane preparedness constructed by Moon (2010) among a group of vulnerable…


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