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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

NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Feb. 25

Barbara Packer-Muti, M.S., Ed.D., executive director of quality assessment for institutional and community engagement at NSU, will be the featured speaker at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on Feb. 25. She will talk about community collaboration at NSU, give updates, and give a database demonstration. Packer-Muti has primary responsibility for NSU’s…

Huizenga Business School to Host Sales Information Meeting

Some people are born to sell. Unfortunately, most of us are not. Whether you’re interviewing for a job or pitching an idea to your boss, the ability to communicate and persuade effectively is paramount to your success. Learn to master the skills of successful selling with a bachelor’s, M.B.A., or…

300 Students Attend Business Career Fair

Approximately 300 students, alumni and members of the community attended the Business Career Fair on Feb. 16. NSU students and alumni met and networked with 25 employers including Coca-Cola Enterprises, FPL/Nextera Energy Inc., Ryder System, Inc., Humana, and ThyssenKrupp Elevator. All employers that attended are hiring for full-time positions.  The Office…

The Pit Bull Placebo: Law, Culture and Companion Dogs, Feb. 24

The Student Animal Legal Defense Fund at the Shepard Broad Law Center invites you to learn about dog breeding restrictions and the legal atmosphere surrounding much-vilified breeds such as pit bulls. Karen Delise, Founder of the National Canine Research Council and author of the publication The Pit Bull Placebo: Media…

See the NSU Employee Recognition Video Online!

If you missed the “I Believe in NSU” Assembly and Employee Recognition, you can see the video online. NSU recognized employees who celebrated 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years of service and you can learn more about the honorees by visiting www.nova.edu/cwis/hrd/employeerecognition/.

Dancer Shaneeka Harrell from Broadway Musical, FELA! hosts Master Dance Class, Feb. 23

Fresh from her run with the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical FELA!, dancer Shaneeka Harrell will conduct a master contemporary dance class and discussion on Wednesday, Feb. 23 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The class will be held  in the Performing and Visual Arts Dance Studio inside the Don Taft University Center….

NSU Enjoys CommunityFest 2011

The chilly weather did not dampen the spirits of those who attended the NSU CommunityFest!  There were more than 95  activity booths hosted by various NSU clubs, organizations and departments, as well as food, games and entertainment. These included: 36 ft. Shark Slide, and a 45 ft. Water Balloon Battle station…

What’s new at the Don Taft UC Food Court?

Keep Your Receipt! Save $$$! Every week Shark Dining offers a new option for you to save $$$! Simply keep your receipt and turn in for a great deal like: 99¢ slices, $1.00 off smoothies or 2 for 1 sandwiches. Look for new offers on the top of your receipt…

Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Visits Law Center

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens (retired) addressed an audience of about 300 NSU Shepard Broad Law Center students, faculty, and staff at the Law Center on Feb. 8. This marks the second time Stevens has visited the NSU campus in five years. Justice Stevens, who was nominated…

Huizenga Business School Hosts Training Event for Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco Systems, Inc. held a seminar at the Huizenga Sales Institute on Feb. 11 as part of the company’s Collaboration Channels Road Show. The road show seminars are being held in major cities across the nation, providing an opportunity for the company’s partner sales managers to learn more about Cisco’s…

Honor Outstanding Educational Leaders & Students at Fischler School’s Seventh Annual Carrie P. Meek Awards, Feb. 24

The Black Heritage Council of NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services will celebrate Black History Month with the Seventh Annual Carrie P. Meek Outstanding Education Leadership Achievement Award Ceremony. The event is a salute to exemplary community members who continuously and positively impact the lives of African-Americans in…

Facebook Attorney to Speak at the UC on Feb. 28

The NSU Law Library and Technology Center presents Virtual Law: Navigating the Legal Landscape of Virtual Worlds. What are virtual worlds and what is virtual law? What about governance of virtual worlds? Where is the intersection between property law and virtual worlds? Find out the answers to these and many…

Business School Names Local CEO to Chair Advisory Board

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship announced the appointment of Anthony “Tony” Trella as chair of its Real Estate Development Advisory Board. Trella is owner and president of The Meranth Company, a real estate development and investment advisory company, and former chief executive officer at two national…

Campus Consciousness Tour Featuring Wiz Khalifa with Special Guest Mac Miller, Apr. 19

Wiz Khalifa, known for his hit single “Black and Yellow,” will be bringing Special Guest Mac Miller for a live show at NSU on Apr. 19 at 7 p.m. as part of the Campus Consciousness Tour. The Campus Consciousness Tour, which combines the love for both music and the environment, aims…

Langston Hughes Show by David Mills, Feb. 19

Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will host New York-based actor and writer David Mills, aka Don St. Clair, on Saturday, Feb. 19 as he brings the life and work of Harlem Renaissance icon Langston Hughes in his one-man show, Langston Hughes. The show combines theater, poetry and song, and…

Hip-hop/Urban Funk Dance workshop with Zedric Bembry, Feb. 18

Feel the soul of the streets! Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will host artistic director Zedric Bembry of the national Urban Funk/hip-hop dance company Live In Color, at noon on Friday, Feb. 18 as he conducts a lively dance workshop on the basics of hip-hop and Urban Funk dance….

Film Viewing & Discussion, “Race: The Power of an Illusion,” Feb. 22

NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences presents the third of the Strengths of the Black Family series with a viewing of “Race: The Power of an Illusion,” a PBS special documentation on the invention of the race as an idea in the US. The viewing and discussion will be…

Acting/Writing Master Class with Actor Don St. Clair, Feb. 16

On Wednesday, Feb. 16, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will welcome New York-based actor/writer Don St. Clair, who will conduct an acting/writing workshop incorporating emotional memory. He will also include interpretation of a monologue and poetry using a Hughes poem, in addition to a discussion of Hughes’ life and…

NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Feb. 18

Marjory Lyons, M.S., Ph.D., dissertation chair for doctoral students at NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services, will be the featured speaker at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on Feb. 18. She will talk about her 20 years at NSU, still going strong. Lyons joined the Fischler faculty as an adjunct…

Faculty Shark Club Open House, Feb. 22

The Faculty Shark Club will host an Open House Day on Feb. 22. Membership requirements will be waived so that NSU faculty and staff may come to the club and sample the delicious menu with new items for lunch and dinner. The evening’s special features Mangia Pasta with all the…

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