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


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

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
Fax: (954) 262-3954

Community News

Huizenga Business School Students Gain Valuable Insight Through Summer Internships

Congratulations to sixteen Huizenga Business School students for successfully completing summer internships! All of the participants gained invaluable business experiences and increased the value of their resumes. Undergraduate–Marketing: Erin Riley, M. Silver Associates; Julia Salmio, Marsaana Communications in Finland; Gary Sands, Bahamian Brewery & Beverage Co. in the Bahamas; Andrew…

NSU Library AcademicFest, Ends Oct. 24

The Library AcademicFest starts Monday, Oct. 21-24 from noon-1 p.m. Free NSU faculty workshops all week. See flyer for more details…

Suicide Awareness Seminar facilitated by Internationally Known Expert, Sept. 20

NSU’s Miami campus and We Care of South Dade, Inc. are hosting a free suicide awareness seminar on Friday, Sept. 20. from 9 a.m. to noon at Phichol Williams Community Center, 951 SW 4th Street, Homestead.  The featured speaker is Scott Poland, Ed.D, internationally known expert from NSU’s Center for…

Research Study for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes – Volunteers Needed!

NSU is conducting research to see if texting can help people remember to take their diabetes medicine. If you are interested in learning more about this 6 month study, please contact Kevin Clauson, Pharm. D., at 754-300-TEXT (8398). Please see flyer for more details…

NSU’s Office of Human Resources’ Lunch and Learn Series, Sept.12

Led by author, psychologist, and educator Gay Lynn Grigas, M.A. Psy., the Trigger-Proof Your Way to Success will focus on solutions to common workplace problems. Presented as easy-to-use “tools,” each seminar will provide strategies showing you how to change your responses to workplace “triggers.” Offered as part of the “Workplace…

VisionWalk: Celebrating 5 Years and $11 Million in Sight-Saving Research, Nov. 9

Please join the NSU College of Optometry at the 2013 South Florida VISION WALK will be held on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 10am at Taylor Birch State Park on Sunrise, Blvd., in Fort Lauderdale.  The Foundation congratulates more than a thousand walk teams from across the country that have worked…

Nominations open for Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award, Last day to Submit Sept. 20

The Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award is now accepting nominations. Please view the nomination information below, and at this link. http://www.nova.edu/cwis/vpaa/provost-award.html   Purpose of the Award To recognize demonstrated achievement in research and scholarship by an NSU faculty member. Description of Award Research and scholarship are two of NSU’s core values….

MOA to host Film Series | Women’s World, Sept. 13

Friday, September 13, 2013 – 11:00 am and 3:00 pm Nova Southeastern University’s Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale will host Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens  in the Horvitz Auditorium.   This acclaimed film traces the arc of the famed photographer’s life, her aspirations to artistry and the trajectory…

Interested in Quitting Tobacco? Free Tobacco Cessation Programs

The NSU Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program and the Healthy Lifestyles Guided Self-Change Program offer group and individual programs designed to motivate and help tobacco users prepare to quit, select a quit date, and learn strategies and skills to quit and stay tobacco-free. FREE Nicotine Replacement Therapy (patches, gum,…

CPS Professor and Nationally Recognized Expert to Address Community on School Violence, Sept. 11

Center for Psychological Studies Professor Scott Poland, E.d. D., will provide the keynote address during the Miramar Democratic Club’s community forum on school violence and safeguarding children. The forum will take place Wednesday, Sept. 11 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute, 3221 Enterprise Way, Miramar. All…

A Look Back at NSU’s Weeks of Welcome Events

NSU’s Weeks of Welcome (WOW) got off to a great start. Click here to check out photos of recent events, and visit www.nova.edu/wow to see what’s coming up next.  WOW event highlights: • Grand Orientation kicked off the WOW schedule with “The Frenzy: A Black Light Party” that rocked the…

Apply for Shark Line Caller Position Today!

The Office of Advancement and Community Relations is hiring students for Shark Line 2014. NSU wants to contact all alumni via telephone to tell them about the university’s latest happenings and raise support for NSU. Pay starts at $9 an hour Employment period: September 3 2013 – April 25, 2014…

Register Now! The Parenting Place at the Mailman Segal Center, Starts Sept. 3

Registration for our fall classes is open now. Sign up for an old favorite or try something new, such as: The Play Together, Learn Together™ Series: A progressive program of classes for families with children, newborn through three years old. You and your child will participate in play-based activities that…

Three-Peat! NSU Medical School Retains Winning Status in Deans’ Challenge Cup

NSU Appoints New Provost and EVP to Lead Academic Affairs

NSU’s President and CEO George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., announced the appointment of Ralph V. Rogers, Jr., Ph.D. to the position of provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. Rogers’ appointment is effective September 16. “Dr. Rogers is an accomplished higher education administrator and engineer who has held wide-ranging,…

Enrollment and Student Services Hosts 6th Annual Informational Summit

NSU colleagues gathered for information about Enrollment and Student Services (ESS) departments that impact students and affect daily University business.  The Informational Summit opening session was hosted by Stephanie G. Brown, Ed.D., vice president of Enrollment and Student Services (ESS), in the atrium of the Carl DeSantis building on August…

Help a Child with Reading Skills – Volunteer to be a ReadingPal with United Way

In an effort to ensure more children are reading at grade level by the end of third grade, United Way of Broward County is excited to announce ReadingPals – a three-year initiative focused on engaging, training and deploying volunteer “reading pals” in our community. The next training program is scheduled…

ESS Helps Students Close Financial Gaps During Move in Days

Enrollment and Student Services (ESS) hosted its first Move In Days initiative the week of August 21-24, 2013.  As new and returning students arrived in droves for orientation programs and housing check-in, this was a wonderful opportunity to meet with students and families to assist them in closing gaps between…

Broward Walk Now for Autism Speaks 2013 Kick off Reception, Aug. 27

The 2013 Kick off Reception for Broward Walk Now for Autism Speaks is scheduled for Aug. 27 in the Taft UC Arena.  President Hanbury is this year’s Honorary Chair. RSVP by Aug. 23: http://events.autismspeaks.org/browardkickoff See flyer for more details…

Got Talent? Audition to Perform at NSU, Aug. 29

All actors, singers, and musicians are encouraged to audition for upcoming performances hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts. This is your chance to showcase your talents and take center stage at NSU! Auditions are open to all NSU students, faculty, and…

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