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Huizenga Business School hosts Business Education Day for Stranahan High School Students

Recently, the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship hosted a “Business Education Day” for a group of 18 business students from Stranahan High School. Albert Williams, Ph.D., associate professor of Finance and Economics at the Huizenga Business School gave a mock-class lecture where he discussed investments, financial management,…


Grant to Allow Mailman Segal Center for Human Development to Implement New Program

Through a grant received from the A.D. Henderson Foundation, key MSC faculty and staff will be trained and will subsequently integrate Touchpoints, a capacity building, strengths-based program, into all early childhood programs and services at the MSC and community outreach programs. Additionally, training will be provided to community agencies and…


Mailman Segal Center for Human Development’s Walk Now for Autism Team Earns Award

Each year, NSU’s Mailman Segal Center for Human Development fields a team of walkers who participate in the Autism Speaks! Walk Now for Autism fundraising event. The MSC team from 2013 was honored for their hard work – around 200 members participated, raising more than $1,000 for the cause! Well…


Mailman Segal Center for Human Development Awarded Five-Year Grant

Nova Southeastern University’s Mailman Segal Center for Human Development was awarded a five-year grant from the Early Learning Coalition of Broward County. This financial award will go toward the implementation of the Road to Child Outcomes project. The goal of this project is to provide early childhood programs that serve…


Mailman Segal Center for Human Development Staff Member Named to National Organizations

Lorraine Breffni, director of Early Childhood at NSU’s Mailman Segal Center for Human Development, has been named to the National Accreditation Commission (NAC) Policy Council. NAC is a national early childhood program accreditation with more than 900 accredited programs nationwide, 200 of which are located across Florida. The National Accreditation…


Office of Undergraduate Student Success receives “Program of Distinction” Award

The Office of Undergraduate Student Success received the “Program of Distinction” award for the Annual Undergraduate Student Success Fair at the 2014 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Drive-In Conference. The award is designed to celebrate strong program and service provided throughout the state of Florida. As a student…


NSU Student Programs Recognized at Regional Conference

More than thirty professional staff and graduate students from Nova Southeastern University participated in the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Florida Drive-In Conference, held at Florida Gulf Coast University (Fort Myers, FL) from Thursday, October 2nd to Saturday, October 4. Many were recognized for contributions related to the…


NSU College of Nursing Students Attend State Conference

Several College of Nursing students from NSU’s Davie-Fort Lauderdale and Fort Myers campuses attended the Florida Nurses Association (FNA) Professional Development Conference and Membership Assembly in Orlando on Sept. 12 and 13. In addition to reviewing research posters, the students were able to network with nursing professionals from throughout the…


AHEC Program Receives $4.5 Million in Funding

NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program, which entered its 30th year of operation on September 2, has received $4.5 million in funding for the 2014-15 project year, making it the second-highest annual funding level in the program’s history. Since its inception, the AHEC Program has…


SHSS Alum Publishes Article and is Named as a Conflict Resolution Specialist to Help Homeless Veterans

Susanna Bertuna Reynoso, Ph.D., doctoral graduate of the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), is a co-author of the 2014 article, “MAPCID: A Model for the Analysis of Potential Conflict in Development,” published in the Journal of Conflict Management. The…


NSU Nursing Students Attend State Conference

Entry-level students from three of NSU’s campuses recently convened at the Florida Nurse Student Association (FNSA) annual convention in Daytona, Florida. The College of Nursing delegation included 65 students from the Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, and Miami. In commemoration of FNSA’s 60th anniversary, the convention theme celebrated the many facets…


SHSS Faculty Facilitates Expert Group Roundtable for the UN

Mary Hope Schwoebel, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), served as a facilitator for a “Expert Group Roundtable.” The roundtable was organized by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and…


HPD Hosts Annual Family Feud Tournament

The NSU Health Professions Division Multicultural Affairs Committee recently held its annual Family Feud style tournament pitting colleges and programs against each other in a HPD multicultural trivia battle. Prior to the event 100 HPD students were quizzed on HPD multicultural items and their answers were used in the game…


Law Professor Donna Litman Published for Comparative Work on Jewish and American Rules of Statutory Construction

NSU Professor of Law Donna Litman’s article, “A Case on the Border between Jewish and American Rules of Statutory Construction: A Comparative Analysis,” was published in Jewish Law and its Interaction with Other Legal Systems 120-175 (Christine Hayes & Amos Israel-Vleeschhouwer, eds., Jewish Law Association Studies XXV, 2014). She teaches…


Dean and Professor of Law Jon M. Garon Publishes Book Entertainment Law and Practice

NSU Shepard Broad Law Center’s Dean and Professor of Law, Jon M. Garon, has published the second edition of his book, Entertainment Law Practices (Carolina Academic Press, 2014). His casebook addresses practical aspects of entertainment and the fundamental underpinning of entertainment law, and examines the major entertainment law practice areas…


Children and Families Clinic Wins Case after 7-Day Trial

The Law Center’s Children and Families Clinic recently won a complex termination of parental rights case in Miami after a 7-day trial. Professors Michael Dale, Michael Flynn, and Brion Blackwelder worked with our dedicated clinic students, Maybel Castellon (’14), Ruby Garg (’14), Tara Gelfand (’14), and Monica Jordan (’14). The…


Four NSU Huizenga Graduate Students Receive Tuition Award

Congratulations to the NSU H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship graduate students who received tuition scholarships from the Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship Fund. NSU students Camika Nicole Carey, Nyckie Carroll, Sandy Isaac and Sachiel Fernand Simon will each receive $1,100 toward their tuition. These scholarships are…


SHSS Faculty Member Presents on “Equine Assisted Training in a Family Therapy Graduate Program”

Shelley Green, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), recently presented at the national conference on Uniting Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies with Higher Education. The conference was held at Middle Tennessee State University. Green’s presentation was entitled “Equine…


Medical Sonography Program Hosts White Coat Ceremony

NSU’s College of HealthCare Sciences recently held a White Coat Ceremony for the Medical Sonography Program’s Class of 2016. Guests included administrators, faculty, relatives and friends who were proud to see the students receive their coats. Deborah Mendelsohn, M.S., RSCS, RDMS, RVT, assistant professor and general clinical coordinator, served as…


Jacqueline Travisano Named One of South Florida’s Influential Business Women of 2014

Jacqueline Travisano, M.B.A., CPA, NSU executive vice president and chief operating officer, was honored as one of the South Florida Business Journal’s Influential Business Women of 2014 at a reception on Sept. 5 at the Signature Grand in Davie. She was honored among 25 women with a strong record of…


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