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NSU Achievements

CAHSS Student named President of NSU’s Public Relations Student Society of America Chapter

Brittany Eyres, a senior in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is the 2017-2018 President of NSU’s Public Relations Student Society of America Chapter. Eyres is a communication major in the Department of Writing and Communication. During last summer, she served as a public relations intern with…


FCE Graduate Student Publishes Book Chapter

Cho Tin Tun Kirkpatrick, a Ph.D. student at NSU’s Fischler College of Education recently had a book chapter entitled “Myanmar Technical and Vocational Education Training System and Policy Reform” published in the book “Myanmar’s Integration with the World: Challenges and Policy Options.” Tin Tun Kirkpatrick currently lives in Steamboat Springs,…


NSU College of Dental Medicine Dean Named Fellow by National Science Organization

Linda Niessen, D.M.D., M.P.H., M.P.P., dean and professor of the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Dental Medicine, was recently named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She was elected to receive this honor by her AAAS peers. Niessen is one of 396 AAAS…


Guy Harvey and Halmos College Faculty Present at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show: Announce New Marine Research Hub

This November, Guy Harvey, Ph.D. and Halmos College faculty members Tracey Sutton, Ph.D. and Mahmood Shivji, Ph.D. gave talks at the 58th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. These presentations were part of the launch of South Florida’s new Marine Research Hub initiative. Dr. Harvey was the keynote speaker at…


FCE Undergrads Interview Gregory Stiber for My Favorite Teacher Project

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) undergraduate students, Lauren Santana, Chloe Behar, and Sherilynn Soto recently interviewed Gregory Stiber, Ed.D., NSU’s Executive Director, Licensure and State Relations, as part of the students’ My Favorite Teacher project. The goal of the My Favorite Teacher project is to interview 5,000…


Broward County Medical Association Honored Dr. Ramsey Pevsner At Women’s Physician’s Reception

Nova Southeastern University COM Professor, Dr. Deborah Ann Mulligan chaired the recent Women’s Physician’s Networking Social, where Dr. Ramsey Pevsner was honored.  Dr. Mulligan warmly welcomed members, prospective members, friends and loyal sponsors as they arrived at the Wentworth Art Gallery on Las Olas.  Dr. Pevsner was recently installed as…


CAHSS Faculty and Student Honored at 2017 Florida Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Conference

Christine Beliard, Ph.D., faculty and Director of the Doctoral Programs in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) and Debbie Manigat, M.S., doctoral student in DFT in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) were honored at the 2017 Florida Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Conference in Orlando….


FCE’s Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership Granted Accreditation by the University Council of Jamaica

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) program in Organizational Leadership was granted accreditation by the University Council of Jamaica (UCJ). The Ed.D. program in Organizational Leadership has undergone a rigorous self-study and peer review and meets the UCJ’s guidelines and standards for educational quality…


NSU Assistant Dean Receives Global Award for Commitment to Integrated Community Care

Farzanna S. Haffizulla, M.D., FACP, FAMWA, assistant dean for community and global health for the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Allopathic Medicine received the Global Award for “The Most Outstanding Advocate for Integrated Community Care in the World in 2017” at a ceremony in London on November 9, 2017….


FCE Student Appointed Academic Director at Space of Mind

Cristina Sciortino, a Master’s student in Educational Leadership at NSU’s Fischler College of Education has been appointed Academic Director at Space of Mind. Space of Mind, a full-time schoolhouse and community studio for students, adults, families and educators is located in Delray Beach. Sciortino has been an assistant principal, reading…


NSU College of Engineering and Computing Professor Receives Award

NSU wants to congratulate Prof. Frank Mitropoulos, for receiving the 2016-2017 College of Engineering and Computing Professor of the Year award. He was recognized for his long-time achievements in teaching, research and service. The award ceremony was held on October 18, 2017 during the annual faculty reception in the Alvin…


College of Engineering and Computing Professor Receives External Funding Recognition Award

On October 19, Greg Simco, Ph.D., Martha Snyder, Ph.D. and Dean Tao, Ph.D. received the external funding recognition awards during the annual research award ceremony held in Grande Oaks Country Club. Congratulations to all of them for their contributions towards advancing the NSU’s research mission.  


NSU Faculty Member Recognized by the Online Learning Consortium

NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing faculty member, Laurie Dringus, Ph.D. was recognized by the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) as a OLC Fellow in the 2017 class for her outstanding contribution and devotion to improving the field of online learning.


Optometry Student Awarded the 2017 Vincent Salierno Scholarship

Second year student from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry, Mark Calixte, was awarded the 2017 Vincent Salierno Scholarship by the American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF). First, second, third, and fourth year students pursuing a Doctorate of Optometry degree are nominated by his/her institution for the scholarship. The students…


CAHSS Students in NIRA Participate in the Florida Model UN in Gainesville

The Nova International Relations Association (NIRA) is the Model United Nations team in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS). NIRA recently participated in the 12th Annual Florida Model United Nations held in Gainesville on October 20-21, 2017. Nine undergraduate students participated, representing the countries of Cuba, Brazil,…


National Security & Immigration Highly Discussed Topics Following NYC Terror Attack

­ President Donald Trump is calling for the elimination of the diversity visa program that allowed terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov to enter the U.S. from Uzbekistan in 2010. In a recent interview with CBS Miami, Dustin Berna, Ph.D., associate professor/director of Institutional Assessment and Planning, NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities,…


Halmos Biology Students Present Research at Microbiology Conference

On October 13-15, 2017, three Halmos undergraduates went to the Florida Branch American Society for Microbiology (FLASM) Annual Meeting held in Clearwater, Florida. Accompanied by their faculty mentor, Julie Torruellas Garcia, Ph.D., junior biology and neuroscience double major Samir Nacer, sophomore biology major Miguel Portales Guemes, and junior biology and…


Jennifer Reeves named Fischler College of Education’s Professor of the Year

Jennifer Reeves, Ph.D., is the 2016-2017 Fischler College of Education (FCE) Professor of the Year. She was recently honored at the 16th Annual Faculty Reception, held at the Cotilla Gallery of NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library. Those in attendance were also treated to the opening of “100 Maps that changed the World:…


NSU College of Dental Medicine Professor Inducted as American College of Surgeons Fellow

  Steven I. Kaltman, DMD, M.D., professor and chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Assistant Dean for Extramural and Hospital Affairs, College of Dental Medicine, was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) on October 22, 2017 at its annual meeting in San Diego, CA. …


NSU Faculty Honored for Receiving External Funding

The External Funding Recognition Reception is an annual event that provides recognition for the efforts of NSU faculty and staff who have received external grant funding in the previous fiscal year. Fiscal Year 2017 had great activity in the area of external funding, with total external funding of almost $97…


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