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


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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…

Phi Delta Chi Professional Pharmacy Fraternity Volunteers at Feeding South Florida

On October 24, 2015 members and pledges of NSU College of Pharmacy’s Phi Delta Chi professional pharmacy fraternity volunteered and supported a Feeding South Florida Sort-a-Thon at the organization’s main warehouse in Pembroke Park (Broward County). The students helped Feeding South Florida by inspecting packages of food, sorting and repackaging…

Phi Delta Chi in Project Down Town

On October 17, 2015, the Beta Lambda chapter of NSU College of Pharmacy’s Phi Delta Chi professional pharmacy fraternity contributed to Project Down Town at Stranahan Park in Fort Lauderdale. The Phi Delta Chi Brothers and Pledges volunteered by preparing and distributing homemade food to those who are less fortunate….

NSU hosts Broward County School Board College Fair

Broward County Public Schools and BRACE (Broward Advisors for Continuing Education) hosted the inaugural county-wide College Fair on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus on Tuesday, October 20. Approximately 4,000 local residents attended the event which featured recruiters from 150 colleges including NSU. In addition to having the opportunity to meet representatives…

Help SAAC and Make-A-Wish at Firehouse Subs, Oct. 12

The Nova Southeastern University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and Firehouse Subs in the Fountains Plaza have partnered up to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. On Oct. 12 from 4-9 p.m., Firehouse Subs will donate 20% of sales to SAAC’s Make-A-Wish annual drive for all customers who bring in a SAAC-distributed…

NSU College of Pharmacy Provides Free Flu Shots to Community

NSU’s College of Pharmacy has begun its annual campus-wide campaign to immunize students and employees against influenza (flu). Students from NSU’s American Pharmacy Association and the National Community Pharmacists Association student chapters helped educate patients about immunizations during a kickoff event on September 30 at which more than 100 employees…

Team NSU for the Baudhuin Preschool- Autism Speaks Walk, Sept. 26

Statistics show that one in 68 children are affected by autism. The Baudhuin School at the Mailman Segal Center has been providing services for children on the autism spectrum and their families for more than two decades. NSU students, staff, and faculty are invited to join Team NSU for the…

NSU to host Annual A Day for Children Health Fair

NSU will once again welcome families to its annual “A Day for Children” health fair, scheduled for this fall.  Children ages 15 years and younger (including infants and toddlers), along with their families, are invited to attend this year’s event, which is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m, Sunday,…

NSU’s Science Alive and Sherman Library Team up to Bring Science to Life for Children

This summer, NSU’s Science Alive!, under the direction of Emily Schmitt Lavin, Ph.D., Interim Chair of the Biology Department in the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, presented a series of six science workshops over 3 weeks at the Alvin Sherman Library as part of the free Summer S.T.E.M….

NBC’s Back to College Week – Let’s Show Shark Pride, Sept. 30

Are you proud to be an NSU Shark?  Well, now you can demonstrate our pride to the South Florida community. On Wednesday September 30, NBC-6 will be reporting LIVE from NSU for their special college week feature. NBC-6 will also feature other local colleges– but we want to show them…

Volunteer to Become a ReadingPal

Use your unique talents to help a child succeed. One hour a week helps a kid improve their reading skills. ReadingPals are mentors who use books and conversation to build language skills of Pre-K and First grade students. Each week you will provide the individual attention & encouragement kids need…

NSU Hosts International Jewish Games

NSU was proud to host the 2015 JCC Maccabi Games® & ArtsFest®, on August 9-14. More than 1,500 Jewish teen artists and athletes came to the David Posnack JCC in Broward County from around the globe and throughout the United States to participate. Several of the events were held at…

NSU’s Phi Delta Chi Fraternity Volunteers at Ronald McDonald House

Members of the NSU College of Pharmacy’s Phi Delta Chi professional pharmacy fraternity volunteered with the Adopt-A-Meal program at the Fort Lauderdale Ronald McDonald Charity House on July 30, 2015. The fraternity’s Beta Lambda chapter prepared and organized lunch for families with seriously ill children receiving treatment at the nearby…

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