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Historical Overview of the NSU Doctor of Audiology United States Program-Part 1

Responding to changes in the educational climate and direction of the audiology profession, Barbara Packer-Muti, Ed.D., Au.D., CCC-SLP, executive director of institutional and community engagement, designed the NSU post-master’s Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) Program as part of the required leadership coursework for the Ed D Program. In her faculty position…


NSU Professor Weighs in on Final Debate for Democratic Candidates Running for Governor

Florida’s five Democratic candidates for governor met on the debate stage earlier this week. It was the fifth debate so far, but only the second to feature all five contenders. Prior to the event, CBS 4 Miami spoke with NSU professor Charles Zelden, Ph.D., about what key things to watch…


Bernadette Bruce Named Director, Office of Publications and Creative Services

Nova Southeastern University has selected Bernadette Bruce as director, Office of Publications and Creative Services. Marc Crocquet, vice president for the Division of Business Services announced the appointment on July 2. Bruce has a 24-year track record of leading communications initiatives for corporations and nonprofit organizations. As NSU’s first director…


Historical Overview of the NSU Doctor of Audiology United Kingdom Program- Part 2

Building upon the success of the post-master’s Au.D. Program in the United States, Barry Freeman, Ph.D., was invited to give a presentation at the British Academy of Audiology national meeting about professional doctoral education. After the presentation, the leadership of the British Academy of Audiology invited Freeman to a meeting…


10th Annual ESS Informational Summit Focused on Core Value “Innovation.”

Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services (ESS) Stephanie G. Brown, Ed.D., and the ESS team welcomed more than 200 NSU colleagues from across the university to the 10th Annual ESS Informational Summit on July 19, 2018, in the Carl DeSantis Building on the Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus. ESS offered more…


Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing participate in Back to School Event

Members of the Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus Nursing Student Association from the Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing participated in a Back to School Event in collaboration with Broward County Public Schools. The event took place on Saturday August 4, 2018 at New Mount Olive Baptist Church in Fort Lauderdale…


Fischler College of Education and the College Academy Discuss Best Practices in Developing a Student Council

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) and a team of students from College Academy, a combined high school college program at Broward College, worked together to research best practices for developing a college student council, a project initiated by Dean Durham. The team of College Academy students in…


HPD Mourns Passing of Two Notables

On July 22, Stanley Cohen, Ed.D., a longtime NSU-KPCOM professor and executive vice dean for educational support at NSU’s Health Professions Division, passed away at the age of 90 after a short illness. Cohen’s affiliation with the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine began in 1980 when he…


Competition Opens for 8th Annual Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award

Nova Southeastern University Provost Ralph V. Rodgers, Ph.D. is pleased to announce that starting August 13, 2018, nominations will be accepted for the annual Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award. The deadline to submit a nomination or to self-nominate is 5:00 p.m., EDT, September 14, 2018. The purpose of the award…


NSU Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Protocol Deadline

Does your research involve recombinant DNA, infectious materials or toxins?  The next quarterly meeting of the Nova Southeastern University Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) will be held on September 7th and the deadline for submitting protocols for review is August 23rd. The Nova Southeastern University Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) is responsible for evaluating all…


NSU Names New Dean of Abraham S. Fischler College of Education

NSU is pleased to announce the appointment of Kimberly Durham, Psy.D., as the dean of Abraham S. Fischler College of Education. In this position, Dr. Durham will be responsible for developing and enhancing the college’s strategic initiatives, long-term planning and policy setting. She will also lead the faculty and staff…


NSU to Host Local High School Students for Communication & Entrepreneurship Program

You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream! During National Ice Cream Month this July, local high school students will have the opportunity to make their own ice cream recipe and marketing plan at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). The Department of Writing and Communication at NSU’s College of…


Tickets on Sale Now for Production: The Who’s Tommy

The Who’s Tommy will run Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 & Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 at 8 p.m. in the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center. Presented by Boca Black Box and based on the iconic 1969 rock concept album, The Who’s Tommy is an exhilarating story of hope, healing…


The Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences Anniversary Highlights Impacting the Profession: The History and Growth of NSU’s AA Programs

In 2005, spurred by a four-year legislative push, the anesthesiologist assistant (AA) profession accomplished a major feat when it earned licensure in the state of Florida—an achievement that proved to be a great turning point in the history of the AA profession. When the Florida Board of Medicine approved the…


Get Your 2019 Parking Decals Now

The 2019 parking decals are now available to all members of the NSU community.  Please download the new 2019 Parking Decal Application. You must present your completed application and submit a copy of your current vehicle registration in person. Please note that applications cannot be mailed, faxed, or sent through…


FCE Thanks Professors for Their Assistance with New Recruitment Efforts

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, recently thanked a few of its Professors for their help with new recruiting efforts at the college. Michael Simonson, Ph.D., and Gina Peyton, Ed.D., Associate Professors, Department of Higher Education Leadership and Instructional Technology, were each acknowledged with a gift card for their…


NSU’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine Hosts Community Health Summit

  With Nova Southeastern University’s considerable investments in health education, health care, and biomedical research, NSU’s new medical college, the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD) aims to revolutionize the way people get and stay healthy in the South Florida tri-county area (Palm Beach, Broward, Miami Dade). As part of achieving this major goal, the college hosted the 2018…


College of Psychology Faculty, Students visit Jordan

For Clinical Psychology doctoral student Oraib Toukhly, a recent NSU-sponsored trip to Jordan was a homecoming to her native Jordan. Toukhly was one of several College of Psychology students who accompanied faculty on a two-week trip to Jordan in March 2018. She worked with Associate Professor Stephen Campbell, Ph.D., of…


Nicole Patterson, O.D., Named Assistant Dean of NSU College of Optometry

David S. Loshin, O.D., Ph.D., FAAO, dean of optometry, announced the appointment of Nicole Patterson, O.D., M.S., FAAO as assistant dean for student affairs and admissions of NSU’s College of Optometry. She will assume the role in July. Currently, she is the Director of Educational Effectiveness and Outcomes Assessment. She…


The Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences Anniversary Highlights CAPE Reflections

Since 2011, the Center for Academic and Professional Excellence (CAPE) has graduated 150 dedicated faculty and staff members, who have participated in a variety of professional development initiatives, including courses on leadership, research and teaching/learning and professional growth. The Academy for Career Enrichment, the Hybrid Institute, and conflict resolution courses…


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