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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
communications@nova.edu

News and Upcoming Events

Step Up and Audition for Dance Works, Aug. 27

Calling all dancers: here’s your chance to grace the stage at NSU! The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts will be hosting auditions on Saturday, Aug. 27, for its upcoming Dance Works production. Dance Works is an annual performance that showcases new choreography and…


Celebrating the Start of the Academic Year: Convocation, Sept. 6

To celebrate the start of the academic year, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will host the 2011 Convocation ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 4:00 p.m. in the  Arena at the Don Taft University Center, North Court. A reception will be held on the South Court, immediately after. …


Nova Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Aug. 5

Tom West, M.B.A., NSU vice president of information technology and chief information officer, will be the featured speaker at the Nova Speaker’s Forum on Friday, August 5. He will share information about Nova’s Office of Information Technology: New organization; Top five projects and how they relate to the Blackwell report;…


AcademicFest, Sept. 6

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to invite you to the third in a series of Academic Fests scheduled to take place in 2010-2012. Don Taft University Center Performing and Visual Arts Wing Tuesday, September 6 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Shuttle buses will be provided from several main…


2012 Parking Decals Available

Get your 2012 parking decal before the September 1 deadline.  See Parking Decal flyer for details…


Interested in Quitting and Staying Tobacco-Free? NSU is ready to help! Free Tobacco Cessation Programs begin July 25

The NSU Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program and the Healthy Lifestyles Guided Self-Change Program offer group and individual programs designed to motivate and help smokers prepare to quit, select a quit date, and learn strategies and skills to quit and stay tobacco-free. Quit Smoking Now Program: Quit Smoking Now…


Jacqueline A. Travisano Appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Nova Southeastern University

Jacqueline A. Travisano, M.B.A., CPA, has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Nova Southeastern University (Nova).  The announcement was made today by Nova President and Chief Executive Officer George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D. In her new role, Travisano will be responsible for overall direction, management and…


E.S.C.A.P.E. Summer Camp’s 1st Session Ends with Awards

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’s International Institute for Franchise Education (IIFE) recently completed the first session of this summer’s E.S.C.A.P.E program. E.S.C.A.P.E. — the Entrepreneurship Summer Camp and Personal Enrichment program — is open to high school students grades 9-12 who have a passion for business…


New High-Tech Nursing Lab Prominently Featured on ABC

Nova Southeastern University’s Nursing Department’s use of a laboratory consisting of sophisticated patient simulators was prominently featured on Channel 10 News, a South Florida ABC affiliate. The classroom laboratory is equipped with hospital beds, nurses stations, supply rooms, etc. The idea is to use the latest technology to give the…


Osteopathic Icon Marcelino Oliva Dies

Marcelino Oliva, Jr., D.O., who served as an ombudsman for Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine and as a longtime member of the NSU Health Professions Division Board of Governors, passed away on July 8 following a yearlong battle with multiple myeloma. During his distinguished career, Oliva worked tirelessly…


Computer Sciences School Hosts Accelerated Admissions Day, Aug. 1

Now is the time to apply to Nova Southeastern University’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences for the Master of Science degree program. We will be hosting an “Accelerated Admissions Day” on Monday, Aug. 1 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Prospective students can complete multiple tasks at this…


Working Adults Discover NSU Degree Programs To Fit Their Busy Lifestyles

Over 90 guests visited Nova Southeastern University’s Main Campus in Ft. Lauderdale on Thursday, July 14, for the Evening Information Reception for working adults hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. During the evening, prospective students obtained information about the university’s various undergraduate academic majors that are conveniently offered at…


Second Free Sales Workshop Builds Sales Institute Momentum in Community

Over 120 business and sales professionals attended the second in a series of three free sales workshops at the Huizenga Sales Institute on Tuesday, June 28. Titled “Building a Winning Sales Team;” vast number of industries were represented at the event from consulting, banking, retail, technology, marketing firms, insurance, credit…


Computer Sciences School Hosts Accelerated Admissions Day, Aug. 1

Now is the time to apply to Nova Southeastern University’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences for the Master of Science degree program. We will be hosting an “Accelerated Admissions Day” on Monday, Aug. 1 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Prospective students can complete multiple tasks at this…


USA Today Recognizes NSU as one of 20 Universities Most Committed to Community Service

Nova Southeastern University was named on the 20 universities most commited to community service by USA Today. Here’s what they printed about NSU: “Considering its Miami-Davie, Florida location, many of Nova Southeastern University’s community service projects revolve around caring for local marine life, although it’s also known for its Family…


Huizenga Business School Announces New Corporate Partnership with The Continental Group

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce its new corporate partnership with The Continental Group, Inc., a residential management company with locations across Florida. Through this corporate educational partnership, employees from TCG receive a special discounted tuition rate when they enroll in the Huizenga…


New Undergraduate Students Invited to Join First-Year Reading Program for Chance to Meet Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Junot Díaz

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences invites new undergraduate students to apply for the college’s First-Year Reading Program for the 2011–2012 academic year. This year, participants will be reading The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao in anticipation of author Junot Díaz’s visit at this year’s Convocation ceremony on…


Human Resources to Host Free Seminar on Credit

NSU’s Office of Human Resources will host, “Learn to Live Debt Free and Within Your Means,” a financial education seminar. The seminar will teach you how to successfully manage money and avoid credit problems. The participants will learn money management techniques that will give them control of their money and help them…


President Hanbury visits NSU – Fort Myers

NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., recently visited the Fort Myers Student Educational Center as one of the many stops on his university-wide schedule of meetings and tours. The president was warmly greeted by faculty, staff and students at the center and students in the physician assistant program, as…


Evening Information Reception for Working Adults, July 14

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions will be hosting an Evening Information Reception for Working Adults on Thursday, July 14, 2011 from 6:00 -9 :00 pm. Doors will open at 5:30pm. At the events, guests will be able to: • Discover undergraduate online and evening programs offered at NSU • Receive…


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