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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


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

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News and Upcoming Events

Black History Fact 2019: John Mercer Langston-The First African-American to be Elected to Public Office in the United States.

Source: BIOGRAPHY Black leader, educator and diplomat John Mercer Langston is known as the first African-American lawyer in Ohio and the first black person to be elected to public office in the United States. Synopsis John Mercer Langston was born on December 14, 1829, in Louisa County, Virginia. In 1854,…

GBSA Hosts Panel Discussion about Challenges of Black Business Owners

The Graduate Business Student Association at the Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship (HCBE), hosted a Southern-style meal and discussion with distinguished panelists for NSU’s celebration of Black History Month. The panel included J. Preston Jones, D.B.A., HCBE associate dean, Wilhelmina Mack, Ed.D., president of W. Mack & Associates, and…

Faculty Symposium: The Role of the Media: The First Amendment and Beyond

The Faculty Symposium will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. in the Faculty Shark Club (Rosenthal Building). Freedom of the press is a paramount right guaranteed by the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States. This freedom is recognized as necessary for the…

NSU Employee Wellness Field Day

The Office of Human Resources and NSU Recreation and Wellness are EXCITED to bring back Field Day on Friday, March 22 from 11:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m. at the Library Quad!  This fun, competitive and interactive event is a great opportunity for all members of the campus community to take…

TEDxNSU 2019 Tickets are Now Available

It’s that time again – the 8th Annual TEDxNSU event will be taking place in the Performance Theatre in the Don Taft University Center on Saturday, March 16, noon – 5:00 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online.  Your ticket includes admission to the event, lunch, snacks, and…

Halmos College Hosted Physical Oceanography Seminar

On Thursday, February 21, at 2pm, the Halmos College hosted a physical oceanography seminar at the Oceanographic Campus. Entitled, “Climatological LCS Patterns in the NW Gulf of Mexico And Heating of the Inner-Shelf by Warm Internal Tidal Bores” by Matt Gough, Ph.D. Gough is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher…

Pivot Moves to a New URL!

As you may know,  with a valid NSU email address, you have access to Pivot, the multidisciplinary grant funding search engine.   If you have a Pivot Account, you have been receiving updates from Pivot about a new URL. Pivot is making an important change: On March 1, 2019, Pivot is…

34th Annual NSU Scholarship Golf Classic

The 34th Annual Nova Southeastern University Scholarship Golf Classic will be hosted on April 12, 2019 at PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Registration is now open! You can register via www.nova.edu/golf or CLICK HERE. Sponsorship levels range from Corporate ($5,000), Host ($10,000), Presenting ($15,000), and…

CAHSS Invites you to the Next Intellectual Conversations

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is delighted to invite you to the next Intellectual Conversations on Wednesday, March 13. 2019 at 12:00pm in the Mailman Hollywood Auditorium. The series theme this academic year is “Boundaries and Borders: Beyond Open and Closed.” The upcoming conversation will feature…

Adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (AIDD) Law Clinic Community Roundtable and Conference: Guardianship and All That Jazz: Law, Science, and Community Building

Join NSU Law as they host the third AIDD Clinic Roundtable and Conference. Renowned judges, legal professionals, advocates, and representatives for persons with special needs will come together again to explore best practices and assess community interests. Learn how you can make a positive impact on the community of Adults…

2019 Lunch and Learn Grant Workshops: NIH & DoD Grant Writing

The 2019 Lunch & Learn Grant Workshop Series for NSU faculty is well underway.   The next workshop, “NIH & DoD Grant Writing”, is set for Thursday, March 7.  All workshops are scheduled from noon – 1:00 p.m.  in the HPD Chancellor’s Dining Room.  A light lunch is provided.   Registration is…

Fischler College of Education Hosts Take Your Child to Work Day

The Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE), and the School of Criminal Justice, hosted a day of fun filled activities on Friday, February 2, as part of the annual “Take Your Child to Work” day. In the morning, the children received a special talk on drones from FCE Professor,…

Living The Values Employee Recognition Program-December

The Living the Values Employee Recognition Program is an excellent way to honor those understand what the core values are and how they contribute to the achievement of NSU’s Vision 2020. Read about our faculty and employees who are putting our Core Value Community into action for the month of…

2019 Employee Town Hall Meetings

Join President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., at one of NSU’s 2019 town hall meetings for employees! Engage with NSU’s president in dialogue about NSU’s present and future. In order to access any of the employee town hall meetings from your computer, please click on the streaming link and sharkmedia player…

Save the Date: Join us for a Day in Havana at the Annual Optical Style Show!

Save the date for The Eye Care Institute’s annual Optical Style Show on April 3 from 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. at the Davie Optical located on the 2nd floor of the Sanford L. Ziff Health Care Center. For one day only, all frames and lenses will be 25% off. The full…

MEEC Sea Turtle “Captain” Featured in Hollywood Art Exhibit

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Marine Environmental Education Center (MEEC) at the Carpenter House is dedicated to understanding and protecting one of the ocean’s most beloved creatures – the sea turtle. As part of their mission, MEEC staff interact with visitors year-round educating them about these majestic animals, and part of…

NSU AAUW Branch Host “E-STEAM Project for Girls”

On January 16, 2019, the students from the Pace Center for Girls participated in their fourth session in the “E-STEAM Project for Girls”. This was a particularly exciting session as the girls visited the Marine Environmental Education Center (MEEC) and the NSU Oceanographic Campus. In the morning, they met with Meghan…

Calling for Volunteers at StoryFest 2019

Volunteers are needed for StoryFest: Island Tales, presented by the NSU Alvin Sherman Library.  Help to promote a love of reading at this great free event for children and families! StoryFest: Island Tales will feature theatrical performances, storytelling, costumed characters, face painting, art projects with Young at Art, and much…

CAHSS Invites all NSU Students for “Crossroads of the Transatlantic Humanities Student Conference” Abstract Submission

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) extends an invitation to NSU students to submit an abstract for participation in an upcoming Humanities Student Conference to be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019, on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie. The conference theme is “Crossroads of the Transatlantic.” CAHSS’ Departments of…

SharkBytes Holiday Schedule

This month, SharkBytes will begin its holiday schedule. Please note, SharkBytes will NOT be published on the following dates: December 19 December 26 January 2, 2019. SharkBytes will resume its normal weekly schedule on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.

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