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A Day in the Life of a Nurse

Recently, the Entry B.S. in Nursing Program (Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus) participated in Day in the Life of a Nurse. The Nursing Consortium of South Florida, a coalition of hospitals, nursing schools, and health care staffing organizations, organized this day which takes place annually promoting a partnership with South Florida public…


FCE Welcomes Deerfield Beach High School Urban Teacher Academy

NSU’s Fischler College of Education welcomed students from Deerfield Beach High School’s Urban Teacher Academy (UTAP). During their time at NSU, students toured the campus, learned about the Fischler Academy and participated in two course previews with FCE faculty Members Jia Borror, Ed.D.,and Rashid Moore, Ph.D. With Borror, the students…


NSU University School AP Biology Students Visit NSU’s Audiology Clinic

Recently, NSU University School AP Biology students, taught by Mr. Erik Weidenboerner, visited to the NSU Audiology clinic to learn about ways to assess action potentials. They also learned about different ways to assess hearing and balance, noise exposure, hearing protection, and the use of amplification during remediate hearing loss.


Alpha Chi National College Honors Society Induction Ceremony held by NSU’s Farquhar Honors College

The Nova Southeastern University Farquhar Honors College, held its annual Alpha Chi National College Honors Society Induction Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 17 at the Performance Theatre in the University Center. Alpha Chi is a coeducational academic honor society whose purpose is to promote academic excellence and exemplary character and to…


FCE Provides Thanksgiving Dinner for Five Families of Westwood Heights Elementary School

In the spirit of the holiday season the faculty and staff of NSU’s Fischler College of Education held a special Thanksgiving food drive for five families of Westwood Heights Elementary School, located in Ft. Lauderdale. FCE worked with Freda Anderson, the social worker assigned to the school, who identified the families…


Halmos Mathematics Colloquium Series Quantifies Feelings

On Tuesday, November 28, senior Francisco Javier Carrera Arias presented his research on sentiment analysis. Entitled, “Quantifying Feelings Through Text: The Role of Sentiment Analysis in Qualitative Research”, Carrera Arias talk discusses how Sentiment analysis is a technique to quantify how users feel through the direct analysis of unstructured text…


Three Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences Occupational Therapy Students Join the HOPE Relief Visit to the Florida Keys

A nondenominational evangelical Christian organization named Samaritan’s Purse provides disaster relief to people around the world by giving hope to those in need. The Samaritan’s Purse mission aids, works, and assists families of the war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine. After Hurricane Irma, three Dr. Pallavi Patel College of…


Fischler College of Education Celebrates Employees’ Anniversaries

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education recognized its employees who were celebrating milestone anniversaries with NSU at its annual Thanksgiving Luncheon. The luncheon was held on November 13, in the Cotilla Gallery. Below are the employees who were honored for their years of service to NSU: 30 Years: Mark…


FCE Attends the Broward County Council of Teachers Annual Mathematics Extravaganza

NSU’s Fischler College of Education (FCE) recently participated in the Broward County Council of Teachers of Mathematics (BCCTM) Annual Mathematics Extravaganza on November 7. The annual event was held on NSU’s Ft. Lauderdale Campus in the Carl DeSantis Building. Around 150 Broward County Mathematics Teachers, from public and private schools,…


NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography Faculty Shares the Stars with Students

Halmos Faculty members Stefan Kautsch, Ph.D. and Bryan Armentrout, Ph.D. celebrated the moon and the stars with First-Year Seminar students and the Alvin Sherman Library. Hosted by librarians Nora Quinlan and Craig Amos, the First-Year Seminar students organized the party on November 2 in conjunction with the Alvin Sherman Library’s…


Halmos College Celebrates Dean’s List

On October 31, the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography celebrated the 238 students who achieved the distinction of making the Dean’s list, which requires a minimum GPA of 3.8 for the semester. Dean Richard Dodge, Ph.D. and Associate Dean Robin Sherman, Ph.D. were masters of ceremonies for the…


NSU Trustee, Dr. Zachariah P. Zachariah, Appointed by Florida Governor Rick Scott to State University System of Florida Board of Governors

NSU Board of Trustee member, Zachariah P. Zachariah, M.D., was appointed to the State University System of Florida Board of Governors (“Board”), NSU President Dr. George Hanbury announced today. Governor Scott said, “I was proud to appoint Dr. Zachariah to the Board of Governors last week. He has been a…


NSU Administrator invited to be a Panelist for the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

Barbara Packer-Muti, Ph.D., from Office of Institutional and Community Engagement was recently invited to be a panelist for the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. In February 2018, she will also attend as a consultant on “Measuring Quality of Life in Communities Surrounding Airports”. …


College of Psychology Drive Collected Supplies for Puerto Rico

Hurricane relief supplies collected by the College of Psychology have made their way to Puerto Rico. The collection effort was initiated by Assistant Professor Lourdes Suarez-Morales, Ph.D., of the Department of Clinical and School Psychology, after the island was hit by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in Sept. 2017. Suarez-Morales said she…


CAHSS CSI ExEL Event: Where Undergraduate Students Solve Crimes

The caper was dastardly; Dean Honggang Yang was abducted right in plain sight! Who were the culprits? Why did they do it?  What clues do we have? Can we get our dean back? This was the scenario for the CAHSS Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) ExEL event held at the Performing…


FCE Kicks Off Their FY18 Faculty and Staff Campaign

NSU’s Fischler College of Education kicked off their FY18 Faculty and Staff Campaign on November 8.  The Office of Annual Giving was on hand to answer questions, facilitate payroll deductions and accept day of donations. All enjoyed breakfast provided by the Office of Annual Giving and special NSU giveaways. At the…


NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing Hosted Cybersecurity Day

Cybersecurity Day was a success! College of Engineering and Computing recently hosted yet another great Cybersecurity Day event. Dr. Levy organized the event and spoke to about 100 students from Miami Dade Education Center and G. Holmes Braddock High School. The event welcomed a few distinguished experts in Cybersecurity, such…


Patel College of Health Care Sciences Hosts 11th Annual Ethics Bowl

Recently, the Multicultural Affairs Committee hosted the HPD’s 11th annual Ethics Bowl competition, which featured eight student teams. Participating academic programs included the College of Nursing—Fort Lauderdale; the College of Dental Medicine; Anesthesiologist Assistant— Fort Lauderdale; the College of Nursing—Miami; the College of Osteopathic Medicine; Occupational Therapy— Fort Lauderdale; the…


NSU Branch of AAUW Welcomes PACE students for Second Session of E-STEAM

Eleven students from the PACE Center for Girls visited NSU for their second session of the “E-STEAM (Exploring – Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) Project for Girls”. This experiential learning initiative is dedicated to encouraging girls to pursue higher education and STEAM careers by way of mentorship, interactive activities,…


November is Diabetes Awareness Month: NSU Invites You to Get Your Annual Eye Examination

Nearly half of Americans have diabetes or are at high risk for it. Reviewing the Center for Disease Control’s National Diabetes Statistics Report for 2017, diabetes continues to be a growing problem. Specifically, this sight-stealing condition affects more than 30.3 million, or 1 in 10 Americans, with about 7.2 million…


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