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News and Upcoming Events

NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, June 4

Steven N. Gold, Ph.D., a professor for NSU Center for Psychological Studies (CPS), will be the featured speaker at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on June 4. He will speak about the trauma clinic at CPS. The title of his presentation is “Trauma Resolution and Integration Program,” which is also the…


OHR sponsors Professional Image Development Workshop

The Office of Human Resources will host, “Maximizing Professional Relationships,” a professional image development workshop for NSU employees. See flyer below for more information.


Palm Beach Student Educational Center Sponsors High School’s Senior Banquet

NSU’s West Palm Beach Student Educational Center sponsored Palm Beach Lakes Community High School’s annual Teacher Academy Senior Banquet, held on May 12.  The banquet celebrates the graduating seniors and their completion of the Magnet Program Education Curriculum.  The Teacher Academy is designed to prepare students for a career in…


Summer Schedule for SharkBytes

SharkBytes will begin its bi-weekly publication schedule beginning in June. The dates for the summer editions of SharkBytes are: June 2, June 16, June 30, July 14, July 28, August 11, August 25. SharkBytes will return to its weekly format with the August 25th edition.  If you have any questions,…


FAMFT Distinguished Community Service Award presented to the Broward County School District

The Florida Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (FAMFT) recently presented its Distinguished Community Service Award to the Broward County School District. During ceremonies at the 2010 FAMFT Annual Conference held in Deerfield Beach, Tommie V. Boyd, Ph.D., SHSS associate professor, chair of NSU’s Department of Family Therapy, former president…


SHSS Hosts Internship Fair, Recognizes Edward Packer, D.O.

The Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) hosted the Annual Internship Fair on May 21st at the University Center. Each year, over 50 community sites are invited to share information with DFT masters and doctoral students for graduate placements in the…


NSU’s Top Research Officer attends one of the World’s Largest Biotech Conferences

Gary S. Margules, Sc.D., NSU’s vice president for Research and Technology Transfer, attended one of the world’s largest biotechnology conferences in Chicago in early May. Margules attended the 2010 BIO International Convention with Patrick Hardigan, Ph.D, head of NSU’s Health Professions Division’s research, and Ken Ma, M.B.A., NSU associate director…


Huizenga School Awarded $10,000 Grant from UPS

NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship has received a $10,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS.  The grant will be used towards leadership development for Huizenga School employees. A check-signing ceremony was held in the Carl DeSantis Building on NSU’s main campus on…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, May 28

Nora J. Quinlan, M.S., M.A., director of reference at NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center will be the featured speaker at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on May 28. She also oversees the library’s second floor gallery. She will share information about the gallery’s latest exhibit, the James…


Medical Students Provide Skin Cancer Screenings at Broward General

The first of May proved to be an exciting day for first and second year NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine students Chantelle Dufresne, Miglena Dzhupanova, Michael Kasprzak, Alejandra Ponce, Leeor Porges, Andrew Sakla, and Matt Uhde. Divided into two shifts, members of the Student Dermatology Association (SDA) assisted in screening 170 patients…


F. Charles “Bud” Mace Named Recipient of Unicorn Children’s Foundation Endowed Chair at NSU

Internationally renowned psychologist F. Charles “Bud” Mace, Ph.D., has been named recipient of the Unicorn Children’s Foundation Endowed Chair at NSU. As such, Mace will serve as executive director of the Autism Institute at NSU’s Mailman Segal Institute for Early Childhood Studies. In addition, he will serve as professor of…


Construction Underway on New SEC in West Palm Beach

Construction is underway on a four story, 75,000-square-foot facility that will be the new home to NSU’s Student Educational Center in West Palm Beach. The new center will be located at the intersection of Interstate 95 and Military Trail in Palm Beach Gardens. It will feature 26 classrooms, including four…


Huizenga School Welcomes American/Eagle Airlines as Newest Corporate Partner

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship welcomes American/Eagle Airlines as its newest corporate partner. As part of the partnership, the Huizenga School offers employees of American/Eagle Airlines special discounted tuition rates, the option of a tuition deferred payment, and specific program dates that are exclusive to the…


SHSS Faculty Announces African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review

Mark Davidheiser, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) and founder of the Africa Peace and Conflict Network (APCN) has announced a new journal, African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review (ACPR). It is co-founded by the West African…


Huizenga School Professor Speaks to Middle School Students on Economics

More than 80 eighth grade students from Aventura City of Excellence Schools visited the NSU main campus on May 6. During their campus visit, Albert Williams, Ph.D., assistant professor of economics at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, spoke to the students about the economic impact of…


NSU Students Campaign On Behalf of the Conflict Minerals Fair Trade Act

Students from the Center for Psychological Studies and the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, along with John Prendergast, co-founder of the “Enough Project” – an initiative to end genocide and crimes against humanity – visited with Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen recently to advocate on behalf of the Conflict Minerals…


Winners of NSU’s Biggest Loser Program Crowned

Fawzy Ebrahim, a professor at NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services, was crowned the individual winner of NSU’s Biggest Loser program at a ceremony held May 7.  Ebrahim lost 54 pounds – 19.8 percent of his weight – to claim the individual award. NSU’s Biggest Loser program –…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, May 21

  Leo Irakliotis, M.S., Ph.D., dean of NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences will be the featured speaker at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on May 21. He will talk about historical figures and events that led to the discovery and evolution of information technology. Irakliotis was appointed dean…


Third Annual Interdisciplinary Geriatrics Symposium Held at NSU

NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Geriatrics Education Center (GEC) hosted the 3rd Annual Interdisciplinary Geriatrics Symposium at the Health Professions Division on Apr. 24. The symposium covered topics such as health policy and economics, clinical practice challenges, public health, and mental and psychological problems in aging. One of the presenters…


NSU College of Optometry Helps Kids in Crisis

The NSU College of Optometry is working collaboratively with Kids In Distress (KID), a local agency in Broward County, to provide eye care to children. KID provides a continuum of care, in­cluding emergency shel­ter and counseling for abused, neglected, and at-risk children, as well as families in crisis. Their current…


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