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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
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CAHSS Students Create Paintings for the African Presence Opening Reception

Students in the Painting I class created black and white paintings that reflected what Black History Month meant to them as part of the African Presence 2019 Opening Reception on February 8, 2019. Kandy Lopez-Moreno, M.F.A., faculty in the Department of Performing and Visual Arts (DPVA) in NSU’s College of…


FCE Attends Broward County Public School’s Caliber Awards

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) attended the Broward County Public School’s (BCPS) Caliber Awards ceremony at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center on Thursday, February 21st. This annual event recognizes and celebrates BCPS outstanding Teachers, Principals, Assistant Principals and School-Related/District Employees. FCE was a platinum sponsor…


FCE Professor Volunteers as Clinical Director for the Special Olympics Strong Minds Program

Maribel Del Rio-Roberts, Psy.D., Associate Professor at NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, recently attended the Special Olympics Florida State Basketball Championship in Tavares, Florida, as the Volunteer Clinical Director for their Strong Minds program. This program is an interactive learning activity focused on developing adaptive coping skills. Competition…


NSU MD Faculty and Administrators to Present at National Medical Conferences

Several NSU Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine faculty and administrators have been invited to present at upcoming Association of American Medical Colleges conferences to showcase some of the successes of the new M.D. college. They include: AAMC Southern Group on Educational Affairs Regional Conference on March 27-30, 2019…


Alpha Lambda Rho Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha housed in CAHSS Receives Grant

The Alpha Lambda Rho chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, housed in the Department of History and Political Science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), has been awarded a grant from the national office. NSU is now home to the 826th chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the…


CAHSS Provides Workshop to the Broward County Multi-Agency Crisis Response Teams

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 resolution perspectives on crisis, and negotiation to the Broward County Multi-Agency Crisis Response Teams as part of their hostage negotiation training. The…


CAHSS Faculty Provides Keynote at Alpha Chi National College Honor Society Induction Ceremony

Andrea Nevins Shaw, Ph.D., faculty and chair of the Department of History and Political Science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), provided the keynote address at the Induction Ceremony for the Alpha Chi National Honor Society at NSU on November 14, 2018. Shaw addressed the challenges…


Halmos College Inducts Students into the 2019 Clinical Exploration Program

This January, the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography inducted the newest students to join the Clinical Exploration Program (CEP). CEP offers students the opportunity to shadow medical professionals on the job in many of NSU’s medical and health clinics. Program participants gain a broad perspective that shows how…


Halmos College Assistant Dean Co-edits Book for Springer

In January 2019, Springer – International Publisher Science, Technology, Medicine released “Advances in Artificial Systems for Medicine and Education II”, co-edited by Halmos assistant dean and professor Matthew He, Ph.D. This book includes the proceedings of the Second International Conference of Artificial Intelligence, Medical Engineering, and Education (AIMEE2018), held in…


Eighteen Optometry Students Become AAO Student Fellows

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Optometry is proud to announce that 18 of its current students completed the requirements to become Student Fellows in the American Academy of Optometry (AAO). This number is outstanding and represents an extensive commitment by these students. The students who achieved this are: Molly Buchanan…


CAHSS Alum Edits Book and Faculty Contributes Book Chapter

Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) has contributed a chapter to the book, The Changing Dynamics of Terrorism and Violent Extremism: An Analysis, Vol I. Duckworth’s chapter is entitled, “Learning after 9/11:Muslim Students Speak for…


CAHSS Faculty Publishes Book, Systems Theories for Psychotherapists from Theory to Practice

Michael Reiter, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Family Therapy in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), published the book, Systems Theories for Psychotherapists from Theory to Practice (2018). Contributors to the book include DFT faculty Christopher Burnett, Ph.D., James Hibel, Ph.D., and doctoral student Clinton Lambert….


Communications Director Wins CASE

Scott Colton, B.A., APR., director of medical communications and public relations for the Health Professions Division, received a Special Merit Award in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) III Awards Program in the Best Articles of the Year category, which received more than 900 submissions. Colton’s winning…


CAHSS Faculty writes Op-ed on Somali Election in The Star, Kenya

Mary Hope Schwoebel, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), recently co-authored an article in The Star, Kenya, on the election in Southwest Somalia. Their Op-ed article is entitled, “Somalia should allow former al Shabaab leader to run…


CAHSS Faculty Participate in Panel on Immigration hosted by New City Players

G. Nelson Bass, J.D., Ph.D., and Ransford Edwards, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of History and Political Science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), participated in a panel discussion hosted by the New City Players on immigration. The panel, entitled “The Wall,” was as part of…


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…


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