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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


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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’s Graduate Business Student Association (GBSA) Opens New Student Lounge

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Graduate Business Student Association (GBSA) officially opened its student lounge, a comfortable area open to students for gathering, studying, and/or relaxing between classes. As part of the opening ceremony, which was held July 31, 2017, Gabriel Mejia Polanco, GBSA President and Albert Williams, Ph.D., GBSA Faculty…

Volunteers needed for Children Health Fair

NSU will host the 15th annual A Day for Children Health fair on October 8. This year NSU is expecting over 15,000 community residents. We are looking for 200-250 undergraduate volunteers. Volunteers may have the opportunity to shadow health professionals after their volunteer shift. If you are interested in volunteering,…

Universities in Miami Compete to Grow Enrollments

According to Miami Today News, universities in Miami are competing to maintain and even grow their application and enrollment numbers. At NSU, the admissions department is tracking high school graduation trends and targeting areas that are the most promising. In a recent interview with Miami Today News, NSU’s dean of Undergraduate Admissions Deanna Voss,…

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Engineering and Computing Strengthens Key Alliances With Latin America Universities

As part of its ongoing effort to foster global education, research and international cooperation, Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) have signed several memorandums of understanding with Latin America universities attending the 15th annual Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions (LACCEI) International Multi-Conference for…

Horizons Receives First Place in Sunshine State Awards

NSU Horizons magazine took first place on July 22 in the Trade/Specialty category in the 23rd annual Sunshine State Awards, the statewide journalism competition that recognizes Florida’s best work sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), South Florida Pro Chapter. The award was for Horizons’ two issues published during…

CAHSS’ SGA 2017-2018 Induction was Held this Month

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) held the induction ceremony for their Student Government Association on Wednesday, July 12 for the upcoming 2017-2018 academic year. Elena Bastidas, Ph.D., academic advisor and Honggang Yang, Ph.D., Dean of CAHSS presided, with incoming President Gita Neemar. The outgoing Executive Officers…

NSU’s Inaugural Safety Fair

After 6 months of planning, the first NSU Safety Fair was successfully launched on June 20.  Over 400 faculty and staff came out to hear safety presentations and see demonstrations such as how to correctly use an Automated External Defibrillators (AED)  and learn about Natural First Aid Remedies which was…

Fischler Graduate Promoted to Associate Provost at Southeastern University

Amy Bratten, Ed.D., graduate of NSU’s Fischler College of Education was named Associate Provost, a newly created position, at Southeastern University, in Lakeland, Florida. She joined Southeastern University in 2007, and served the past two years as dean of their College of Education. Her new role will include overseeing professional…

NSU Sponsored Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) were proud to be a key sponsor for the Latin American and Caribbean Engineering Institutions (LACCEI) 15th Engineering Consortium, that took place this year in Boca Raton, FL from July 19 through the 21. This event is designed to help foster partnerships among academia, industry, government…

The NSU Bookstore Re-Opens in NEW Location

On July 12 the bookstore will re-open in the University Park Plaza, room 108. This location will provide all required materials and school supplies, ensuring students will have access to all items needed for classroom success. While the bookstore will be closed during the transition on Monday, July 10 and…

NSU’s Provost Named to Digital Fellows Program

NSU’s Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Ralph Rogers, Jr., Ph.D. was selected by the Association of Chief Academic Officers (ACAO) as one of 32 provosts and chief academic officers to participate in the ACAO Digital Fellows Program. Supported by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates…

NSU Partners with Ice Cream Shop to Create Fun Entrepreneurial Program for High Schoolers

There’s nothing better than enjoying ice cream on a hot South Florida summer day. Now NSU is giving a group of local high school students the opportunity to make their own. The Department of Writing and Communication at the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is offering a…

Nova Southeastern University hosts STEM Summer Camp

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) hosted students from Dillard High School’s Emerging Computer Technology magnet program for a summer program, designed to inspire them to explore careers in engineering and technology. Sessions covered topics such as Biomedical Engineering, Database Management, Cybersecurity, Application Development, Data Science, and Computer Graphics. Additionally, NSU supported…

Halmos College Hosts 4th Annual OSTEM Summer Camp

This past June, the Halmos College welcomed 20 students from South Broward High School’s Ocean STEM summer camp to the Oceanographic Campus. The students worked with Halmos faculty and graduate students on growing corals, mapping invasive species, and working with sea turtles. In addition to their time at the Oceanographic…

Halmos Students, Faculty, and Staff Participate in 4th Annual Marine Industries Day

On June 17, Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography participated in the 4th annual Marine Industries Day at Esplanade Park in Fort Lauderdale. The college had three booths at the event: Educational Outreach, the Kid’s Zone Marine Science, and the Broward County Sea Turtle conservation program. Marine Industry Day…

NSU’s Terry Mularkey Recertified as a Certified Fund Raising Executive

NSU’s Executive Director of Development Terry J. Mularkey has been recertified as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE). He joins more than 5,500 professionals around the world who hold the CFRE designation. Individuals granted the CFRE credential have met a series of standards set by CFRE International which include tenure…

Dana Mills, Ph.D., Associate Dean at FCE featured on PBS Public Affairs show Your South Florida

Dana Mills, Ph.D., Associate Dean at FCE was interviewed on the PBS public affairs show “Your South Florida” this past weekend. The segment included a breakdown of the recently passed education budget bill, HB 7069. The focus of the discussion revolved around the bill’s controversial provision that allows for state…

Road Closure on Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus

The road between Don Taft University Center and Founders Hall on the Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus is closed for construction. This portion of the road will re-open for pedestrian traffic on Friday, August 18. During the construction, one crossing area will be maintained for students from Founders Hall, Farquhar Hall and…

The South Florida Business Journal’s 2017 40 Under 40 Honorees

Last Week, Nova Southeastern University’s Research Scientist Derek Burkholder, Ph.D., was selected by the South Florida Business Journal, as one of the 2017 class of 40 under 40 honorees. The 40 Under 40 Award recognizes young professionals in South Florida for outstanding success and contributions to their community. They were…

Fischler College of Education Celebrates its Professors Emeriti

Congratulations to retired Fischler College of Education faculty members Susan L. Davis, Ed.D., Kenneth Dose, Ed.D., Ramon Ferreiro, Ph.D., Audrey H. Henry, Ed.D., Mary T. Kolesinski, Ed.D., James L. McCan, Ph.D. and Charles A. Schlosser, Ph.D., who were all awarded Professor Emeritus by President Hanbury and the Board of Trustees….

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