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NSU Finance and Economics Professor Weighs In on Federal Funds Rate

On March 21, 2018 the Federal Open Market Committee met to discuss the federal funds rate. Days before, WalletHub.com reached out to Albert Williams, Ph.D., associate professor of finance and economics at NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship, to get his expert perspective on the importance and implications…


CAHSS Freshman Receives DHPS Student Scholar Fund Award and Presents at PSA National Political Science Honor Society Conference

David Rocha, freshman student in the Department of History and Political Science (DHPS,) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), presented a paper at the Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society National Student Research Conference. The George Washington University in DC hosted the conference. Rocha…


Huizenga Professor Presents on Leadership and Finance to Faculty, Staff, and Student Leaders at University of Belize

Students at the Punta Gorda Campus of the University of Belize (UB), welcomed NSU professor, Albert Williams, Ph.D. onto their campus for a presentation on leadership and finance. In attendance were several members of faculty, staff, and student leaders. Williams discussed the key components of leadership and gave an overview…


Lessons in Population Health

Recently,  Larry Antonucci, MD., (Newly Elected President of Lee Health in Lee County) learned about a collaborative program between Lee Health and Nova Southeastern University that highlighted our values of education, as well as our joint commitment to population health and serving those in need in our community, and it…


Tampa Campus Occupational Therapy Faculty Members Join Roster of Fellows

Kurt Hubbard, Ph.D., O.T.D., OTR/L, FAOTA, adjunct professor, and Dennis McCarthy Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA, associate professor and director of student affairs and marketing, were awarded Fellow status by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The Roster of Fellows was established in 1973. Fellow status is awarded to occupational therapists, who, through…


Halmos College Student Wins Prestigious Florida Sea Grant Scholarship

Halmos College MS student Ian Towne has received one of 10 2018 Florida Sea Grant Elise B. Newell Scholarships. A marine science major, Towne received $1,000 for travel expenses to present at a conference. His research focuses on age growth patterns of hogfish in southeast Florida in order to better…


CAHSS Faculty Addresses FL Constitution Revision Commission

Denise Crammer-Turner, Psy.D., faculty in the Department of Justice and Human Services (DJHS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS),  spoke to the Florida Constitution Revision Commission on behalf of the department and Laurens Kids (with Senator Lauren Book) on revising the Florida Constitution with respect to…


Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine Students Support Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

On March 2, the future physicians of the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine stood in solidarity with the faculty members, families, and students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to show their support by taking a group photo in their white coats while holding up signs displaying…


Halmos Faculty Member Wins NSU Faculty Community Award

This year’s NSU’s President’s Distinguished Professor in Community Engagement was awarded to Halmos College faculty member Stefan Kautsch, Ph.D. As an astronomer, he has a strong starting point in developing scientific interest in the general public. Last fall Kautsch worked with the Alvin Sherman Library on a lunar rock exhibition…


CAHSS Welcomes Fulbright Scholar Sudha Ragunathan

Honggang Yang, Ph.D., dean of NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is delighted to announce that Fulbright Scholar Sudha Ragunathan has joined the college for the winter term. Ragunathan is one of India’s foremost Carnatic vocalists. A disciple of the legendary Padma Bhushan, Dr. M. L. Vasanthakumari,…


NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education Attends Texas Association of Future Educators Summit

Luke Williams, Director of the Fischler Academy at NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, recently attended the Texas Association of Future Educators Summit in Houston Texas.  Over 1,500 students from across the Lone Star State attended this event, where students participated in various competitions, breakout sessions and activities related to…


FCE Professor Serves on the District Screening Committee for the Broward County Public Schools 2018 Caliber Awards

Michael Gaffley, Ed.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Higher Education Leadership & Instructional Technology, at NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education served on the District Screening Committee for the Broward County Public Schools 2018 Caliber Awards. The committee reviewed and scored applications, and conducted interviews for the 2019…


KPCOM Dean Receives Trailblazer in Health Award

Elaine M. Wallace, D.O., M.S., M.S., M.S., dean of Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, was honored with a Trailblazer in Health Award from the Broward Community & Family Health Centers, Inc. The recognition dinner took place on February 23 at the Signature Grand in Davie, Florida


FCE Professor Trains Special Education Teachers in Taiwan

Hui Fang Huang “Angie” Su, Ed.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education trained special education teachers in Taiwan through the generous support of the Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation Grant. The training used the mathematics program (Project MIND – Math Is…


Halmos Graduate Student Wins National Excellence Award in Research

Halmos College Ph.D. candidate Nicholas Turner received the James D Watkins Student Award for Excellence in Research at the 6th annual Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science (GoMOSES) Conference in New Orleans , Feb 5-8, 2018. His presentation was entitled, “Toxicity of oil to Americamysia bahia and deep-water…


FCE Faculty and Staff Members Present at Teacher Idea Expo

Nova Southeastern University hosted the 21st annual Innovative Teacher Idea Expo for the Broward Education Foundation on February 3. More than 450 Broward County Public Schools teachers and guests participated in professional development workshops to enrich teachers with best strategies and practices for their classrooms. Abraham S. Fischler College of…


Halmos Biology Faculty and Students Featured on Telemundo

At the beginning of February, Halmos College faculty member Julie Torruellas Garcia, Ph.D. was interviewed by Telemundo for a series of segments called “Amenaza Escondida”. These segments about hidden threats will appear on the news show “Al Rojo Vivo” on Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m., from February 7 – 28. Each week…


Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine Faculty Member Receives Kenyon-Favreau Research Award

Janet Lynn Roseman-Halsband, Ph.D., assistant professor of integrative medicine, received the 2017–2018 Kenyon-Favreau Research Award in recognition of her work with obstetrics and gynecology residents at Women & Infant’s Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island—a Brown University medical school-affiliated program. Since 2001, NSU-KPCOM has provided this funding opportunity to faculty members through…


CAHSS Faculty and Students Publish Article on Ombuds in Higher Education

Neil Katz, Ph.D., faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) and doctoral students Katherine Sosa and Lin Kovack published an article entitled, “”Ombuds and Conflict Resolution Specialists: Navigating Workplace Challenges in Higher Education.” Of note, the article was simultaneously published in the Journal of the California…


CASHSS’ MFT Club Raises Money and Support for Hurricane Survivors

The MFT Club in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) has been active in supporting the numerous hurricane survivors in the Caribbean, including in Dominica, Puerto Rico, Turks and Caicos, and the Virgin Islands. The MFT Club collaborated with the Family Therapy M.S. alumni working in those…


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