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


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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
Fax: (954) 262-3954

News and Upcoming Events

Special NSU Employee Discount Ticket Offers to the Broward Center and More

NSU employees, family and friends are invited to enjoy the benefits of discounted tickets to many exciting events, performances and concerts at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Parker Playhouse, the Aventura Arts and Cultural Center and The Pembroke Pines City Center. Simply select the show and performance that…

NSU Students Celebrate new Academic Year at Sharkapalooza!

Weeks of Welcome (WOW) capped off its first week with Sharkapalooza on Friday, August 26. More than 1,500 students packed the Arena at the Don Taft University Center to meet new friends, learn about student organizations, enjoy music, food, giveaways and more. WOW continues through Monday, Sept. 5 and ends…

NSU Students to receive Tickets to Miami Dolphins Home Games as Part of Expanded Partnership with the University

Nova Southeastern University has teamed up with the Miami Dolphins for a one-of-a-kind partnership, which allows current NSU students to attend all Miami Dolphins  home games for FREE. In addition to student access to Dolphins home games, this expanded partnership includes access to internships for students, career development panels, and…

NSU’s Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine’s Research Seminar Series Returns, Sept. 2

NSU’s Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine’s Research Seminar Series is back! Join them at 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. on Friday, September 2 in NSU’s Center for Collaborative Research, Room #440 (fourth floor) for “Increasing Resilience to Traumatic Stress: Understanding the Protective Role of Well-Being” presented by Jonathan Tory Toole, M.A. A light…

NSU’s Shepard Broad College of Law Hosts Trial Advocacy Summer Institute

In Major League Baseball, it’s called Spring Training. For the National Football League, it’s called “preseason.” At Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law, students recently had the opportunity to be “primed” for their work as litigating attorneys at the second annual Trial Advocacy Summer Institute (TASI). The…

NSU-COM’s White Coat Ceremony Welcomes the Class of 2020

The NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine recently welcomed the class of 2020 into the osteopathic profession at the 36th annual White Coat Ceremony. The ceremony, which was held in the Arena at NSU’s Don Taft University Center, served to officially celebrate the 248  students’ entry into the medical vocation. In the presence…

CAHSS Announces Audition Calls for the Exciting 2016-2017 Performances

The Department of Performing and Visual Arts (DPVA) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is pleased to announce the audition schedule for the upcoming 2016/17 academic year. The performances will be exciting and they are seeking students, staff, and faculty from any major and college to…

Florida Surgeon General to Speak at NSU Commencement

Florida’s State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Celeste Philip, M.D., M.P.H., will address degree candidates from NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD) at its Commencement on Friday, August 19 at 2 p.m. in the Arena at the Don Taft University Center. Philip will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree…

NSU Student Health Insurance Department Now Part of the Office of the University Bursar

The Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Student Health Insurance department transitioned to Enrollment and Student Services’ (ESS) Office of the University Bursar in June 2016. The department is responsible for charging the accounts of students who are enrolled in NSU programs that require their students to carry adequate health insurance coverage….

Halmos College Professor Meets with U.S. Legislators to Discuss Shark Fin Trade Elimination Bill

Mahmood S. Shivji, Ph.D., professor at NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography and director of the NSU Guy Harvey Research Institute and Save Our Seas Foundation Shark Research Center, recently met with members of Congress to discuss a new bill that would prohibit the sale of shark fins…

8th Annual ESS Informational Summit Materials Available on ESS Community Net

Enrollment and Student Services’ (ESS) 8th Annual Informational Summit held on July 14, 2016, brought together close to 200 NSU colleagues for a day of information sharing and learning. Representatives from all colleges and many of the university’s administrative units attended breakout sessions on various topics ranging from student services…

NSU Health Professions Students use Music to reach Seniors struggling with Memory Loss

The sounds of Frank Sinatra, Bach, Big Band, and a bit of jazz streamed into the earbuds of a group of older adults taking part in a music project initiated by students in Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division and in collaboration with Covenant Village of Florida, a faith-based,…

NSU hosts Global Law Education Conference

NSU’s Shepard Broad College of Law recently hosted a Global Law Education Conference at the Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship. The inaugural faculty training program included 23 law professors from around the world to discuss global legal education methodologies. International law professors attended from the Bahamas, England, Jamaica, India, Lebanon, Trinidad, Tobago and…

NSU Appoints Two to Leadership Positions in Human Resources

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) announced today the appointment of two leadership positions within its Office of Human Resources. Laura Bennett has been appointed NSU’s first full-time Title IX Coordinator and Lynn Smith joins the Office of Human Resources as Managing Director of Employee Relations. “We are delighted to welcome these…

NSU Tampa Hosts Groundbreaking Discussion with Community Leaders

A groundbreaking discussion and networking event, “The Power of Economic Partnerships, Development and Diversity in Tampa Bay,” was recently co-hosted by Nova Southeastern University’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship, the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The 57 guests who attended were…

Support NSU While You Shop on Amazon this Holiday Season

Did you know? You can help support NSU’s fundraising efforts while you shop online at Amazon.com? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low…

Familiarize yourself with NSU’s Golf Cart Policy

If you use golf carts on our Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus, be advised that NSU has procedures in place for the safe operation of golf carts to ensure the safety of pedestrians and drivers. Please refer to page 55 of the Campus Safety Handbook. Remember to use the roads when driving,…

Leo Goodwin, Sr. Hall undergoes Renovation

A major renovation project is underway at the Leo Goodwin, Sr. Hall, the home of NSU’s Shepard Broad College of Law. Building entrances to the atrium, the atrium itself and the Panza Maurer Law Library are under construction and are closed until further notice. Once the work is completed throughout…

Anti-Spoofing Email Update

Part of OIIT’s function is to ensure the e-mail messaging services continuously function at the highest levels for NSU stakeholders. OIIT also promotes the use of mass e-mail for University business when using e-mail is the most effective communications channel. In order to continue to protect e-mail as a messaging…

Important Information Pertaining to Your Workers’ Compensation Benefit

The Florida Workers’ Compensation Law (FL statue 440) assures a quick and efficient delivery of disability and medical benefits to an injured worker. Worker’s Compensation benefits facilitate the worker’s return to gainful reemployment, and provide prompt delivery of benefits to the injured worker. All employees are covered by worker’s compensation from…

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