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NSU Achievements

Fischler Professor Honored for Role in Choice Education Movement

Hui Fang Huang “Angie” Su, Ed.D., associate professor of mathematics education at NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education was recently honored as one of the 20 heroes/pioneers who were a part of the growth and success of the choice education movement in Florida from 1996 to 2016.  Dr. Su…


City of Hollywood Recognizes Community Spirit of COM Staff Member

Beth A. Allen, M.S., community relations liaison at NSU-COM’s Lifelong Learning Institute, was honored with the 2016 Leadership Hollywood Award for her dedication to the community for several years. Allen was presented with the award at the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Leadership Hollywood Class XL graduation on June 17, 2016…


CAHSS Faculty serves as Visiting Editor of Special Edition of the Journal of Peace-building and Development

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 the Visiting Editor of the Special Edition of the Journal of Peace-building and Development published this past April. Duckworth also wrote an editorial titled “Is Peacebuilding Donor-driven?…


Medical School Professor Selected Mentor of the Year

Joseph S. De Gaetano, D.O., M.S.Ed, FAAFP, FACOFP, professor of family medicine and senior associate dean of osteopathic education for NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine was named Mentor of the Year by the Broward Health Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program. The honor is awarded by the residents each summer…


Nova Southeastern University Wins National Award for PR/Marketing

Nova Southeastern University’s Brand campaign is paying off in more ways than one. The university’s campaign emerged victorious last week, earning the prestigious Silver Anvil Award, which recognizes excellence in Public Relations. The annual event honors organizations that have successfully addressed a contemporary public relations issue with exemplary professional skill,…


COM Faculty Member Wins Inaugural Award for Accomplishments

Janet L. Roseman, Ph.D., M.S., R-DMT, assistant professor of medical education in NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, was the inaugural recipient of the Presidents Professional Practice Award from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The award honored her work in spirituality and medicine. The ceremony was held June 3 on the…


COM’s Mathis and Pandya Win Achievement Awards

Jordan Mathis, who serves as the NSU College of Medicine’s student services coordinator, received the Staff Achievement Award during the annual NSU-COM Administrative Professionals Day event. Revolving around a festive Hollywood theme, awards were also presented in fun categories such as Best Talent Act, Best Lookalike Male, Best Hollywood Entrance,…


Head Athletic Trainer Has Study Published in Journal of Athletic Training

Nova Southeastern University Head Athletic Trainer Dustin Gatens has received national recognition again as his recent study regarding predicting musculoskeletal injury in student-athletes was published in the April 2016 edition of the Journal of Athletic Training. This is the fourth journal article published for Gatens and his research colleagues Monique…


CAHSS Faculty Co-Edits Book on Peace and Social Justice

Kelly Concannon, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Writing and Communication in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), co-edited a book titled, Peace and Social Justice on Campus: Faculty and Student Perspectives, with Laura Finley, Ph.D., from Barry University. Concannon also co-authored several chapters in the…


CAHSS Faculty Appointed as Head Researcher on Ombuds Project

Neil Katz, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), has been appointed as the head researcher of a project that will inform the United States Congress on the status of ombuds work created by federal legislation in…


CAHSS Researchers Receive Grant Extension

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is pleased to announce the extension of a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse titled, “The South Beach Project II: A Self-Assessment Intervention for Young Adult Polydrug Users.” The grant’s principal investigator is Steven P. Kurtz, Ph.D., director of…


NSU’s Associate Director for Aquatics helps revise Scuba Exam App

Swedish app developer Boboshi received help from NSU’s Associate Director for Aquatics and Scuba Diving, Tec Clark for the revision of their popular Scuba Exam App.  The Scuba Exam App was released in 2010, and has helped thousands of people pass their scuba diving certification tests.  However, a partnership with…


NSU’s Mailman Segal Center Earns AISF Reaccreditation

NSU’s Mailman Segal Center for Human Development (MSC) has received reaccreditation from the Association of Independent Schools of Florida (AISF). The Center received excellent results on both its self-study process and the report from the AISF evaluation committee’s site visit. “AISF and MSC share a strong commitment to educational excellence,” said…


NSU Women Take Home SSC Mayors’ Cup Crown

The Nova Southeastern University athletic department had an outstanding finish in the 2016 Sunshine State Conference Mayor’s Cup final standings, with the Sharks’ women bringing the cup back to Davie for the first time since 2008 while the men finished sixth overall. “Winning the Mayor’s Cup speaks to the consistency,…


CAHSS Faculty Publishes Book Tutoring Second Language Writers

Shanti Bruce, Ph.D., faculty and chair of the Department of Writing and Communication in NSU’s College of Art, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), is the co-editor with Ben Rafoth, Ed.D., of a recently published book, Tutoring Second Language Writers. The book is a complete update of their 2009 book, ESL…


CAHSS Dance Students and Faculty Participate in “Distance Voices” an International Project

Adjunct faculty member Luke Kahlich, Ed.D., and dance students in the Department of Performing and Visual Arts (DPVA) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) participated in “Distance Voices,” an international telematics collaborative project which uses technology to research choreographic pedagogy. Dancers and dance faculty from NSU…


CAHSS Hosts Dean’s List Celebration

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) hosted a celebration in early April for undergraduate students named to the Dean’s List. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must have earned a GPA of at least 3.5 in the Fall 2015 term. There were 153 CAHSS students…


CEC Professor Co-Authors Book on Human Computer Interaction

Maxine Cohen, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Information Systems and Cybersecurity at NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC), co-authored a book titled, Designing the User Interface: Strategies for Effective Human-Computer Interaction. The textbook had its recent debut in San Jose at ACM CHI 2016: the top conference for…


NSU Faculty Member Inducted into United States Distance Learning Association Hall of Fame

Earlier this month, Michael Simonson, Ph.D., of NSU’s Fischler College was inducted into the United States Distance Learning Association Convention (USDLA) Hall of Fame. This is the most prestigious award given by the Association, and it took place at its national conference held in St. Louis, MO. Simonson received the…


Phi Delta Chi makes Annual Donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

The Beta Lambda chapter of Phi Delta Chi Professional Pharmacy Fraternity recently celebrated its annual End of the Year Banquet. As part of the evening festivities, the chapter presented a donation of $3,448 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. During the 2015-16 academic year, the Beta Lambda chapter held several…


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