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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…


NSU Levan Ambassadors Board Shark Tagging Event a Great Success!

  This May, The NSU Levan Ambassadors Board joined Halmos College researchers on a shark-tagging trip off Broward County. This daylong trip allowed the Ambassadors to help graduate students and researchers catch sharks, measure and sample, tag, and then release them. The highlight of the day was a 10.5-foot Tiger…


CAHSS Faculty and Students Raise Money for Ariel School in Bangladesh

On Tuesday, April 10, 2018, the students in Honors Global Issues course (INST 1500H) held a bake sale in the UC spine to raise money for Ariel School in Bangladesh. G. Nelson Bass, III, J.D., Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of History and Political Science in NSU’s College of…


NSU’s Halmos Students Witness Kilauea Volcano

  This May, students from the Island Biogeography field course were able to witness the current eruption of the Kilauea volcano on the big Island of Hawaii. Since the students were not able to hike the Volcanoes National Park, they were surprised with a helicopter tour of this tectonic event….


FCE Attends Experience Broward – Teacher Recruitment Fair

NSU’s Fischler College of Education (FCE) attended the Broward County Public School (BCPS) Experience Broward – Teacher Recruitment Fair on May 21st, which was held on NSU’s Ft. Lauderdale campus at the Rick Case Arena. The Broward County Public Schools conducted interviews with attendees from all over the country in…


Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine to Launch Healthy Eating Education Program for Caribbean Population

Broward County has the fourth largest population of Caribbean immigrants in the United States, with approximately 255,600 individuals from different island nations who speak a variety of languages and have diverse cultural health beliefs and practices. With poor nutrition as a contributing factor, many of these individuals are at risk…


FCE Hosts an Employee Appreciation Fiesta and Celebrates a New Faculty Emeritus

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) held an employee appreciation “fiesta” on Wednesday, May 2. It was an opportunity to celebrate everyone’s contribution to the organization. Ralph V. Rogers, Ph.D., Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs stopped by to join the celebration and kicked off the…


Documenting the History of the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences

Nova Southeastern University began in 1964 as Nova University of Advanced Technology. Initially located on East Las Olas Boulevard in downtown Fort Lauderdale, it subsequently moved to the former site of Forman Field in Davie—an auxiliary airfield during World War II. Over the next three decades, Nova University added programs…


2019 Parking Decals Now Available

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…


Alan B. Levan to Serve as Chairman of NSU’s Board of Trustees

­ Nova Southeastern University (NSU) welcomes Alan B. Levan as chairman of its Board of Trustees. Mr. Levan has served on the university’s board for 18 years; he was nominated and voted on by the board to serve as its chairman for an initial three-year term. Mr. Levan takes on…


Ron and Kathy Assaf Renaming of College of Nursing

More than 20 years ago, the official dates of May 6 – 12 were declared to honor and observe “National Nurses’ Week,” recognizing the valiant efforts of nurses every day across the country.  South Florida philanthropists Ron and Kathy Assaf agree nurses deserve admiration for their hard work. To show…


Couple’s Shared Love of Reading Inspires Naming of NSU Health Professions Division Library

South Florida philanthropists Martin and Gail Press share a lifelong love of reading and libraries. On Monday, May 14, they perpetuated these passions among Nova Southeastern University students by naming the Martin and Gail Press Health Professions Division (HPD) Library in a special ceremony at the Terry Building on the…


NSU Summer Shuttle Schedule

The Office of Facilities Management would like to inform the NSU community about the upcoming summer shuttle schedule. Effective Monday, May 7, 2018, the new schedule will be reflected on the NSU iShark app under Shark Shuttle, as well as at all shuttle stops. For more information about the NSU…


NSU Commencement & High School Graduations Hosted on Fort Lauderdale/ Davie Campus

NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/ Davie campus will be the site of several Broward County high school graduation ceremonies, as well as NSU commencements. These ceremonies will be held in the Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center. 2018 High School Graduations Schedule.   NSU Commencement Schedule. On the above dates…


SharkBytes Summer Schedule

SharkBytes will begin its bi-weekly publication schedule with the last weekly edition on May 2. The dates for the summer editions of SharkBytes are: May 16, 2018, May 30, 2018 June 13, 2018, June 27, 2018 July 11, 2018, July 25, 2018 August 8, 2018, August 22, 2018 SharkBytes will…


Florida Legal Aid Services Welcomed Trial Lawyers for Seminar at NSU Shepard Broad College of Law

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law (College of Law) hosted five Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), who conducted a day-long trial skills training program for Civil Legal Aid Lawyers. The ACTL is a Fellowship of the most preeminent trial lawyers in America and Canada….


Halmos College Hosts ACS US National Chemistry Olympiad Exam

On April 21, 2018, eleven outstanding chemistry high school students from South Florida came to NSU to take the national exam that may qualify them to become members of the U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad team. Over 12,000 students took the national qualifying exam. Only four will go to the International…


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