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NSU Achievements

NSU’s Model United Nations Team Earns Top Honors at Regional Competition

For the second consecutive year, NSU’s Model United Nations Team sponsored by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences delivered an outstanding performance at the Southern Regional Model United Nations (SRMUN) conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, April 11–12, 2015. Competing against more than 70 delegations comprised of hundreds of students…


NSU Dental Students Win Video Competition

NSU’s Hispanic Dental Association chapter recently won the organization’s “Nuestros Ninos” competition. The students created a video that showcases and tests a prototype to help children improve oral health. Click here to watch the video.  


College of Pharmacy Celebrates Administrative Professionals Day

NSU’s College of Pharmacy proudly recognizes the vital contributions of its administrative professionals. To this end, Lisa Deziel, Pharm.D., Ph.D., dean, hosted a special luncheon to celebrate the College’s administrative professionals based at the Fort Lauderdale Campus on Administrative Professionals Day, April 22, 2015.


Biology Major Honored at 2015 STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium

Divya Pandya, a biology major at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, was awarded second place for her poster presentation at the third annual Life Sciences South Florida (LSSF) 2015 STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium. The symposium took place on April 4, 2015, at William and Helen Thomas STEM Center…


SHSS Students and Alum Present at the 2015 NASPA Annual Conference

Craig Johnson and Rae Horton, graduate students in the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies (DMS) at NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), and SHSS alumna Stephani Schmidt, M.S., along with Carol Galladian, Ph.D., presented at the 2015 NASPA Annual Conference in New Orleans. NASPA is the Student Affairs…


SHSS Faculty Presents at the 64th Center for Latin American Studies Annual Conference

Elena Bastidas, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), presented at the 64th Center for Latin American Studies Annual Conference held at the University of Florida this past March. The theme of the conference was “Envisioning…


NSU Nursing Faculty Member Publishes Article on National Nursing Faculty Shortage

Marcia J. Derby, Ph.D., R.N., associate professor in NSU’s College of Nursing, recently published an article in the Journal of Nursing and Care titled, “The Nursing Faculty Shortage: Predictors of Job Satisfaction and Intent to Stay in Academe: A Review of the Literature.” The article explored the impact of the…


SHSS Student Named Program Manager for Engaged Learning and Research at Stanford University

Nate Berger, master’s student in the College Student Affairs program in the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies (DMS) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences has started his new employment as the program manager for engaged learning and research at Haas Center for Public Service at Stanford University. Prior…


SHSS Student serves as COO of PLS 3rd Learning

Sarah Glenn-Smith, M.B.A., doctoral student in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), is the Chief Operating Officer at PLS 3rd Learning. PLS 3rd Learning is a collaborative teaching and learning online environment to support teaching and learning online….


SHSS Faculty Presents at International Studies Association Conference in New Orleans

Bertha Kadenyi Amisi, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), recently presented at the 2015 International Studies Association (ISA) Conference held in New Orleans. The conference theme was “Global IR and Regional Worlds.” Amisi’s presentation was…


Fischler School Staff Member Receives Zeta of the Year Award for Community Service

Lois Lee, professional development coordinator for the National Institute for Educational Options at Abraham S. Fischler School of Education, was recently honored during the 69th Community Fellowship Awards Luncheon given by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Beta Tau Zeta Graduate Chapter. Lee received the  Zeta of the Year Award at…


SHSS Faculty and Student Present on Emotional Intelligence

Neil Katz, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), co-presented workshops with DCAR doctoral candidate Katherine Sosa titled, “Emotional Intelligence: You got it, now use it!” at the Leadership Broward Summit. The event was held February…


NSU Oceanographic Center Professor Presents at International Genomics Conference

Jose Lopez, Ph.D., a professor at NSU’s Oceanographic Center, is also the co-founder of the Global Invertebrate Genomics Alliance (GIGA.) He recently attended and introduced the Alliance’s second workshop, held in Munich Germany, March 22-24, 2015. This international consortium had its inaugural meeting in 2023 at NSU’s Center of Excellence in Coral…


SHSS Faculty Named an NAACP History Maker

Debra Nixon, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been named an NAACP History Maker. During Black History Month, the NAACP sought to recognize those taking a stand against inequality, injustice, and discrimination. Nixon’s research focus includes…


NEHEP Welcomes College of Optometry Associate Professor to Planning Committee

The National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) announced Janet Leasher, O.D., M.P.H, F.A.A.O., associate professor of optometry at NSU’s College of Optometry, as its new Planning Committee member for 2015‒2018. The Planning Committee, which advises the National Eye Institute on the overall development, implementation, and evaluation of NEHEP activities, comprises…


Computer and Information Sciences Student to Compete at QVC Analytics Challenge

NSU Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences student Rick Lunkenheimer, was selected as one of the 10 finalists in the QVC Analytics Challenge. This competition involves using real world data from Fortune 500 companies to solve problems. Lunkenheimer’s entry was a Tableau visualization that depicted how moving a plant…


Fischler Faculty Member Honored by Charter School

Hui Fang Huang “Angie” Su, Ed.D., Program Professor of Mathematics Education at the Abraham S/ Fischler School of Education, was recently honored by Somerset Academy, Inc. with the new “Dr. Hui Fang Huang ‘Angie’ Su Schoolhouse” in Miramar, Florida. Su has served as a founding board member for Somerset Academy…


Dental Professor Receives National Award

Sharon C. Siegel, D.D.S., M.S., professor and chair in the Department of Prosthodontics in NSU’s College of Dental Medicine, received a Chair of the Board of Directors Citation from the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) on March 8, 2015. Siegel was honored for her years of service to the ADEA….


Two NSU Students Receive Highly Competitive NURSE Corps Scholarships

Two Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Nursing students were recently awarded the NURSE Corps Scholarship for their commitment to primary care, ranking NSU among the top 20 institutions nationally based on the number of awardees. Entry-level NSU nursing students Andy Jimenez and Brandon Young received the scholarship, which enables…


Fischler School Honors Area Teachers, Paraprofessionals of the Year

The Fischler School of Education Friday honored 19 north Miami-Dade County Teachers of the Year, Rookie Teachers of the Year, and Paraprofessionals of the Year, their principals, and supporters at a morning reception and event, named “We Love and Respect Teachers.” Opening remarks were given by FSE Interim Dean Ron…


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