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CAHSS Faculty, Students, and Alum Support North Side Elementary School’s Snow Day Celebration

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) helped to support the North Side Elementary School’s Snow Day Celebration in December. Faculty, students and alumni from the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) helped with the celebration by distributing toys and other items collected through their annual toy and donation…


Join the FRUVEMENT, Jan. 17

Get FRUVED (FRUits and VEgetables) is a national movement to assess, promote and support healthy living among university students. As a USDA grant-funded project sponsored by the Master of Science in Nutrition program under the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University joins with 90 colleges and…


It’s On Us: Preventing Sexual Misconduct at NSU

In accordance with federal law, NSU is required to provide primary prevention training regarding sexual violence and harassment. Earlier this month, NSU launched online training for all current students entitled, “Think About It.” Similar to the training employees participated in last semester, this interactive program – designed for students –…


Faculty Symposium – Don’t Forget about Alzheimer’s: Important Legal and Medical Issues

The Faculty Symposium will be held from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. in the Faculty Shark Club (Rosenthal Building). The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that, as of 2017, there are 5.5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s dementia. Scientists believe they are very close to a groundbreaking blood test to detect the earliest…


Nova Southeastern University Names Daniel Alfonso as VP of Facilities Management

President Dr. George Hanbury today announced the appointment of Daniel Alfonso, M.S., as the university’s new vice president of facilities management. Mr. Alfonso, who previously served as the city manager for the City of Miami, joins NSU on Dec. 18, 2017. “Daniel brings an exceptional level of experience and professionalism…


NSU’s Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson Receives Prestigious ATHENA Leadership Award

The Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches recently awarded Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson, Vice President of Advancement & Community Relations at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) with the 2017 ATHENA Leadership Award. The ATHENA Leadership Awards honors exceptional individuals living and working in Palm Beach County. It honors individuals and organizations…


SLP Department Hosts “Art Through the Hemispheres”

Just as artists and art lovers gathered in South Florida for Art Basel, there was a smaller but equally enthusiastic crowd recently converging on Nova Southeastern University’s Speech Language Pathology (SLP) Center on Griffin Road in Davie. They came for a mixed media art exhibit, “Art Through the Hemispheres,” which…


NSU Welcomes V.P. of Shandong Jianzhu University to Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus

On November 30, 2017, Vice President of China’s Shandong Jianzhu University (SDJZU), Fu Chuanguo, along with three members of his administration, arrived at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Davie campus to continue collaboration discussions with the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC). Both universities have agreed to collaborate in the areas…


College of Psychology Hosts Research Poster Conference

Does chewing gum help improve short-term memory? This question, and its answer, were among the many featured in an undergraduate research poster conference, hosted by the College of Psychology. The research posters were the result of group work conducted by undergraduate students enrolled in PSYC 1020 Introduction to Psychology, during…


Do you know the Benefits of Receiving Form W‐2 Electronically?

NSU’s Payroll Department would like to remind employees that they may elect to receive their 2017 W‐2 Wage and Tax Statement online through Employee Self Service in an IRS printable approved format. You can also to validate your social security number and contact information by logging into SharkLink  then clicking…


NSU’s Robert Pietrykowski named Power Leader in Human Resources by South Florida Business Journal

Robert Pietrykpwski, M.A., J.D., vice president of Human Resources, Nova Southeastern University, was named Power Leader in Human Resources by South Florida Business Journal. South Florida Business Journal selected 48 individuals who oversee various aspects of employment, including recruitment; administration of employee payroll, benefits and compensation; employee training; compliance with…


Madagascar Field Course Uses Halmos Coral Point Count Software

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Madagascar and the Institut Halieutique et des Sciences Marines recently held a field course in ecological survey methods in Toliara, South West Madagascar. Ten students from Madagascar participated in the course which included aspects of coral and fish identification as well as an exercise in…


A Day in the Life of a Nurse

Recently, the Entry B.S. in Nursing Program (Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus) participated in Day in the Life of a Nurse. The Nursing Consortium of South Florida, a coalition of hospitals, nursing schools, and health care staffing organizations, organized this day which takes place annually promoting a partnership with South Florida public…


FCE Welcomes Deerfield Beach High School Urban Teacher Academy

NSU’s Fischler College of Education welcomed students from Deerfield Beach High School’s Urban Teacher Academy (UTAP). During their time at NSU, students toured the campus, learned about the Fischler Academy and participated in two course previews with FCE faculty Members Jia Borror, Ed.D.,and Rashid Moore, Ph.D. With Borror, the students…


NSU University School AP Biology Students Visit NSU’s Audiology Clinic

Recently, NSU University School AP Biology students, taught by Mr. Erik Weidenboerner, visited to the NSU Audiology clinic to learn about ways to assess action potentials. They also learned about different ways to assess hearing and balance, noise exposure, hearing protection, and the use of amplification during remediate hearing loss.


Alpha Chi National College Honors Society Induction Ceremony held by NSU’s Farquhar Honors College

The Nova Southeastern University Farquhar Honors College, held its annual Alpha Chi National College Honors Society Induction Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 17 at the Performance Theatre in the University Center. Alpha Chi is a coeducational academic honor society whose purpose is to promote academic excellence and exemplary character and to…


FCE Provides Thanksgiving Dinner for Five Families of Westwood Heights Elementary School

In the spirit of the holiday season the faculty and staff of NSU’s Fischler College of Education held a special Thanksgiving food drive for five families of Westwood Heights Elementary School, located in Ft. Lauderdale. FCE worked with Freda Anderson, the social worker assigned to the school, who identified the families…


Halmos Mathematics Colloquium Series Quantifies Feelings

On Tuesday, November 28, senior Francisco Javier Carrera Arias presented his research on sentiment analysis. Entitled, “Quantifying Feelings Through Text: The Role of Sentiment Analysis in Qualitative Research”, Carrera Arias talk discusses how Sentiment analysis is a technique to quantify how users feel through the direct analysis of unstructured text…


Three Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences Occupational Therapy Students Join the HOPE Relief Visit to the Florida Keys

A nondenominational evangelical Christian organization named Samaritan’s Purse provides disaster relief to people around the world by giving hope to those in need. The Samaritan’s Purse mission aids, works, and assists families of the war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine. After Hurricane Irma, three Dr. Pallavi Patel College of…


Fischler College of Education Celebrates Employees’ Anniversaries

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education recognized its employees who were celebrating milestone anniversaries with NSU at its annual Thanksgiving Luncheon. The luncheon was held on November 13, in the Cotilla Gallery. Below are the employees who were honored for their years of service to NSU: 30 Years: Mark…


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