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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
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News and Upcoming Events

Employee Wellness Seminars

The Office of Human Resources, HCA Healthcare and NSU Health Professions Division are pleased to offer several wellness seminars on various health related topics for the month of November.   Remaining Calendar of Events for 2018 Employee Wellness Seminars     November 15, 2018 at 12 PM Basic Infection Prevention…


NSU Write from the Start Writing and Communication Center Hosts the 2018 Southeastern Writing Center Association Florida Tutor Collaboration Day

The Nova Southeastern University Write from the Start Writing and Communication Center hosted the 2018 Southeastern Writing Center Association Florida Tutor Collaboration Day (TCD) on Saturday, September 29. Each fall, TCD brings together local writing center tutors and professionals for a day of workshops, roundtable discussions, and presentations on current…


Announcing FINtastic Fridays!

  FINtastic Fridays is Nova Southeastern University’s newest Undergraduate Admissions visit event. Designed as a short, impactful day on campus, FINtastic Fridays provides high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and their families with information about NSU’s undergraduate admission process, academics and premier programs. These exciting new events will help us attract…


Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship Celebrating Women in Entrepreneurship Week: Women’s Success Series

The Women’s Success Series (WSS) provides experiential learning to NSU students through exposure to strong, accomplished women leaders willing to share their perspectives on leadership. An astounding 70 percent of NSU business students are female. We submit that unleashing the full potential of these future leaders could be activated by…


High School Students Participate in Neuroscience Summer Program

For two weeks in June 2018, high school students conducted research as part of the fifth neuroscience summer training program hosted by the College of Psychology’s Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. Each year, students from South Florida high schools listen to lectures from NSU faculty, conduct research and experiments, and present…


Hispanic Heritage Month: Did You Know …?

Exploring Hispanic authors Want to know more about Hispanic writers? Their unique styles, themes and voice are an important part of the distinctive Hispanic heritage.   Today, so many names resonate in the long list of Hispanic authors whose prolific work is present across all literary genres. The Alvin Sherman Library…


A Decade and Beyond at the Orlando Physician Assistant Program

THE EXPANSION OF the NSU Physician Assistant (PA)  Department led to the establishment of the first PA program in Orlando, Florida, in 2006. In May 2007, the program  accepted its inaugural students for the class of 2009. Since that time, the program has continued to focus on innovation and excellence…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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