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Austrian Physicians Visit Halmos College Faculty and Staff

  On Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, Drs. Philipp Stiegler Associate Professor and Michael Sereinigg, Senior medical doctor of the Medical University of Graz, Austria visited Halmos College faculty and students on the Davie/Fort Lauderdale Campus. While there, they visited with their 2018 summer intern Nada Belal, a senior biology major….


CAHSS Faculty Gives Keynote Address at Southern African Society of Educators

Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) was invited to give a keynote address at the 45th Annual Conference of the Southern African Society of Educators. The conference was held this fall in Capetown, South…


CAHSS Students Place 2nd in the Case Study Competition at 2018 NASPA FL Drive In Conference

Three graduate students from NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) were awarded 2nd Place in the Case Study Competition at the 2018 NASPA Florida Drive-In Conference. NASPA is a professional association for Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.  The conference was hosted by Valencia College in Orlando….


Undergraduate Students at the School of Criminal Justice Participate In Mock Murder Trial

Undergraduate students in the Introduction to Criminal Justice class at NSU’s School of Criminal Justice participated in a semester long exercise, culminating in a successful Mock Murder Trial.  The course is taught by Assistant Professor, Grace Telesco, Ph.D. The trial was conducted in NSU’s Shepard Broad College of Law courtroom, on November 27th. Michael…


CAHSS Provides Workshop on Conflict, Crisis, and De-escalation at Broward Partnership

Judith McKay, J.D., Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) provided a workshop on “Conflict, Crisis, and De-escalation,” to staff of Broward Partnership at their facility in Ft. Lauderdale. The Broward Partnership is devoted to homelessness reduction…


Emergency Department Nurses: Post Code Pause

ACON student Lynn Hauck presented her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) project, Emergency Department Nurses: Post Code Pause, at her practice site’s EBP Fair.  It was a wonderful opportunity to educate staff on the background, significance, and results of the DNP EBP project that implemented a post-code pause (PCP) intervention…


Fischler College of Education Graduate Publishes Book for College Freshmen

Sue Ohrablo, Ed.D., graduate of the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education has published a new book entitled The Pocket Advisor: A Family Guide to Navigating College. Drawing from over 30 years working in higher education in the field of academic advising and student services, Ohrablo provides college-bound and new…


FCE Celebrates Employee Anniversaries at Thanksgiving Luncheon

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 Wednesday, November 14th in the University Club Room. Below are the employees who were honored for their years of service:   25 Years:…


NSU Students, Faculty Presented at Conflict Resolution Conference

Faculty members, students, and alumni represented CAHSS’ Department of Conflict Resolution Studies at the Association for Conflict Resolution’s 2018 conference in Pittsburgh from Oct. 3-6. The conference was attended by conflict resolution practitioners from around the country who work in academia, government, and the private sector. Joshua Weiss, a faculty member at Harvard…


CAHSS Faculty Presents at Palm Beach Library-Boca Raton during Hispanic Heritage Month

Yvette Fuentes, Ph.D., associate professor of Spanish in the Department of Literature and Modern Languages in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), was a featured speaker at the Palm Beach Library in Boca Raton, during Hispanic Heritage Month. Her topic was: “Hispanic Presence in America: Culture, Literature…


CAHSS Dean Honggang Yang Received CCADP Recognition Award

Honggang Yang, Ph.D., dean and professor in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), was honored during the 2018 Council of Chinese American Deans and Presidents (CCADP), hosted by Florida International University. This year’s theme was “Data Driven Leadership.” Yang was a co-founder of the organization over 15…


FCE Participates in the United Way of Broward County’s Inaugural Get Dirty Day

NSU’s Fischler College of Education (FCE) partnered with United Way of Broward County, Home Depot, and Rebuilding Together on October 19, to make a difference in the Dania Beach community. Joyce L. Davis, representing FCE, was one of 40+ volunteers who participated in a community block rebuild by painting and…


Halmos Distinguished Alumni Presents to Students and Faculty

As part of NSU’s Homecoming, Halmos College alumnus Nicholas W. Carris, PharmD presented a lecture to alumni, students, and faculty. Entitled “Compounding a Pharmacist: From NSU Undergrad to Assistant Professor”, Dr. Carris ’08 discussed how he made decisions to become the professor he is today.  Before his talk, Dr. Carris…


Halmos Chair Wins NSU Excellence in Community Service Award

This year’s NSU’s President’s Excellence in Community Service honor was awarded to Halmos College departmental chair of biological sciences, Emily Schmitt Lavin, Ph.D. Since fall of 2009 she has been partnering with schools in Broward County, FL and NSU to connect the college community with local schools to bring hands-on…


NSU Gives Back to the Community

With the holidays quickly approaching, 49 volunteers from OIIT, the Huizenga College of Business, the Alvin Sherman Library, Facilities, Physical Plant, Public Safety, and Fischler College of Education joined forces to give back to our community. On Tuesday, October 30, these teams collaborated to prepare 300 bagged lunches for the…


Fischler College of Education and the Office of International Affairs Host Educators from São Sebastião Brazil

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) and the Office of International Affairs hosted a group of educators and a City Hall Member from São Sebastião, Brazil. São Sebastião is one of the 18 sister cities of Fort Lauderdale. The educators were met by Anthony DeNapoli, Ed.D., Interim Executive Dean of Undergraduate…


CAHSS Faculty Publish Chapter in Manual for Colleges and Universities Developing Programs in Peace and Conflict Studies and Present at Conference

Neil Katz, Ph.D., Judith McKay, J.D., Ph.D., and Ismael Muvingi, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) have published a chapter in the Manual for Colleges and Universities Developing Programs in Peace & Conflict Studies (2nd ed),…


Razor’s Edge Shark Talent Scholars in CAHSS’ DPVA Promote the Arts

The Razor’s Edge Shark Talent Scholars program is designed for first time in college freshman who have been active in community or high school arts programs and want to promote the arts and bring people together. These students are majors or minors in the Department of Performing and Visual Arts…


Halmos Biology Faculty Featured on Telemundo

On November 1, Halmos College faculty member Julie Torruellas Garcia, Ph.D. was interviewed by Telemundo for a series of segments called “Amenazas Escondidas” or Hidden Threats on the new show “Al Rojo Vivo”. On that episode, she investigated the amount and types of bacteria that can be found on the…


NSU American Association of University Woman Branch Publishes ESTEAM Project

In October, NSU American Association of University Woman branch member Rose Llanos attended the mentor conference at the University of New Mexico. There she presented the poster attached with the paper, “The E-STEAM (Exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Project for Girls Mentoring Program.” This paper, authored by the…


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