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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

CAHSS Announces an Exciting 2015-2016 Season of the Arts

The Department of Performing and Visual Arts in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) has announced an exciting schedule for the 2015-2016 Season of the Arts. This year marks the 10th anniversary of NSU Theater with Shakespeare’s most famous play, Hamlet. The special anniversary celebration performances will…

Chartwells welcomes New Staff Member

As the campus dining program at Nova Southeastern University continues to grow, the need for additional support is crucial. In partnership with business services, we recently embarked on a lengthy search for a Director of Operations and I am pleased to announce that after several months this search has come…

NSU Establishes New Farquhar Honors College

Highly motivated, high-achieving undergraduate students entering NSU this fall will have a new option to enhance their college experience: participation in the Farquhar Honors College. The college offers all qualifying NSU undergraduate students the opportunity to take unique Honors courses and workshops, write and defend an Honors thesis, engage in…

President Hanbury’s Response to Article about Student Loan Debt

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently published an article about student loan debt that reported students seeking graduate degrees to advance their careers, end up with tremendous loans to repay. The article cited “just 20 universities are responsible for a huge share of graduate-student debt, amounting to more than $6.5…

NSU Brand 101: Brand Foundation

Welcome back to our monthly series, NSU Brand 101. In previous issues, we discussed the benefits of having a strong recognizable brand, we defined NSU’s brand strategy, and discussed proper uses of the NSU logo. We hope with each installment of this series your comprehensive knowledge of the NSU Brand Essence grows exponentially, and you feel empowered to deliver on the NSU brand promise.

NSU’s Office of Suicide and Violence Prevention July Newsletter is Online

The Suicide and Violence Prevention (SVP) staff is available to assist all Nova Southeastern University (NSU) students, faculty and staff, and devoted to creating a safety net at NSU, helping to prevent suicide and violence. The most effective ways to prevent suicide and violence are to know the warning signs,…

Information about Worker’s Compensation Benefit

The Florida Worker’s Compensation Law is interpreted as assuring 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. Employees are covered by worker’s compensation from…

Starbucks Closed July 1-July 5

Starbucks, located in the University Center, will be closed Wednesday, July 1 through Sunday, July 5. Shark Dining is working hard making improvements to our hot food program in order to better serve you. For more information, contact Amanda Goodwin at Amanda.Goodwin@compass-usa.com or (954) 262-5330.

Strategic Support Services Independence Day Holiday Hours, July 3 and July 4

In observance of Independence Day, SSS will be closed Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4. Normal business hours will resume on Sunday, July 5.

University Payment Plans Are Now Offered Each Semester

Payment for tuition, fees, and other institutional charges is due at the time of registration. However, the university’s payment plans allow students to defer payment of balances remaining on their student account after all discounts, financial aid awards/resources, and other credits have been applied. NSU students, with the exception of…

NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute Researchers Release Long-Term Study of Tiger Sharks

Tiger sharks are among the largest and most recognizable sharks on the planet, yet many of their habits remain mysterious because they are long-distance travelers that are hard to track. But a new study, reported in the June 9, 2015 issue of the journal Scientific Reports, has yielded the first…

NSU Brand 101: Brand Identity – THE NSU LOGO

Protecting the university’s brand via a consistent image is key to helping us thrive. Read below for information about an important component of our identity – the NSU logo.

You Are What You Perceive: TEDxNSU 2015 Videos, Photos Now Posted Online

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences recently hosted its fourth annual TEDxNSU, an independently organized TED event. The theme of this year’s event was “Perception,” and the event’s engaging lectures, videos, and hands-on activities—all created and presented by NSU members—focused on this theme. TEDxNSU 2015 was managed by co-organizers…

Summer 2015 Issue of Dollars and Sense Newsletter

Enrollment and Student Services (ESS) has published the Summer 2015 issue of the Dollar$ and $ense student newsletter.  This newsletter provides students with information relating to the financial aid application process, scholarships, updates regarding federal and state financial aid, deadlines, and more. The newsletter is available on the NSU financial…

Summer 2015 Publication Schedule for SharkBytes

During the summer, SharkBytes is published twice a month. Remaining dates for the summer editions are as follows:  August 12, August 26. SharkBytes will return to its weekly format with the August 26 edition. If you have any questions, send email to internalcomm@nova.edu.

Incoming students to attend this summer’s Undergraduate Orientations

Starting the second week of June and throughout the summer, NSU will host a series of undergraduate orientations for our incoming freshman, transfer, and adult/evening students. During this time, our campus will be visited by hundreds of new students accompanied by their family members and guests. To view Orientation dates,…

Campus Card Services has Moved from the UC to Horvitz Administration Building

The Campus Card Services office has moved from the Don Taft University Center to the One-Stop Shop area of Horvitz Administration Building. The SharkCard is the official Nova Southeastern University identification card. All students, faculty, and staff are required to carry the SharkCard for identification purposes. Your SharkCard is used…

Institutional Review Board to Launch New Electronic Submission System

In order to better serve our students, faulty, and staff in conducting research involving human subjects, the Institutional Review Board (IRB) will be switching from a paper-based system to a web-based submission form. This new system enables NSU’s research community to submit research protocols for review instantly from anywhere with…

Strategic Support Services will be closed on Memorial Day, May 25

In observance of the holiday, our office will be closed Monday, May 25. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday,May 26.

New Dean of the Fischler College of Education Named

NSU President George L Hanbury II, Ph.D., has appointed Lynne R. Schrum, Ph.D. to the position of Dean of the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education. Previously, Dr. Schrum served as Dean and Professor of the College of Education and Human Services at West Virginia University (WVU) where she established…

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