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NSU Students and Faculty Participate in Synapse 2015 Neuroscience Networking Event

Students and faculty at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and other NSU colleges participated in the Second Annual SYNAPSE 2015, a neuroscience networking event during which contributors shared their research findings with the local community. Hosted by the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) in Jupiter, Florida,…


SHSS Student Named Ombuds Director at Northeast Ohio Medical University

Angela E. Dash, M.P.A., doctoral candidate in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been appointed the Director, Ombuds at Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio. Dash reports directly to the university President and serves as a…


Center for Psychological Studies Students Assist Law Enforcement Agencies

For nearly 20 years, doctoral students in Nova Southeastern University’s Center for Psychological Studies (CPS) have helped police hostage negotiation teams across South Florida. This group, called the Nova Players, was recently honored for their work. Under the supervision of Vincent Van Hasselt, Ph.D., professor of psychology at CPS, and…


H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business Associate Professor Participates as Panelist in Education Summit

Albert Williams, Ph.D., associate professor of Finance and Economics, H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, was a panelist for an education summit, “Linking Education to Employment Success,” organized by the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Coral Gables, FL. He joined four other panelists who represented Florida…


SHSS Faculty and Student Present at FSU’s South Asian Media & Cultural Studies Conference

Evan Hoffman, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) and DCAR doctoral student Zhiwei Wang recently presented at the 2015 South Asian Media & Cultural Studies Conference. The conference was held at Florida State University…


Center for Psychological Studies Adjunct Professor Publishes New Book

Lee A. Wilkinson, Ph.D., adjunct faculty at NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies (CPS,) is the author of a new book: Overcoming Anxiety and Depression on the Autism Spectrum: A Self-Guide Using CBT. This self-help guide presents strategies derived from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), adapted specifically for adults with autism, to…


The Bold Mind Group is a New Corporate Partner at Huizenga Business School

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship welcomes its newest corporate partner, Scott Cochrane, President of The Bold Mind Group; a corporate advisory firm. Cochrane has been described by business leaders as an “advisor, mentor, coach and highly trusted partner.”    From coaching to strategy development, Cochrane has helped…


SHSS Faculty Presents Workshop in Belize

Neil Katz, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), presented a workshop to more than 40 administrators and supervisors from the University of Belize. Katz’s workshop was titled: “Interpersonal Conflict Resolution and Workplace Mediation Skills.” Katz…


H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business & Entrepreneurship Grad Student Volunteers for National MS Society

International student Xin He just ended an internship with the National MS Society. Her focus was the 32nd Anniversary MS Gala Luncheon, held on Friday, January 23. Xin’s efforts contributed to obtaining over 100 gifts for the silent auction and Audi as the sponsor. The Gala attracted 780 guests and…


SHSS Student Joins the Faculty at Prince Mohammad Bin-Fahd University in Saudi Arabia

Nadia Lucien, MSHRM, doctoral candidate in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has joined the faculty as a Lecturer at Prince Mohammad Bin-Fahd University in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Lucien will teach courses such as Organizational Development and Change,…


Three NSU Employees Elected to Local Public Relations Board

The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Greater Fort Lauderdale Chapter recently elected its 2015 Board of Directors, which include three NSU employees. Jeremy Katzman, M.B.A., APR, associate director of public affairs at NSU, was elected president of the chapter. He previously served as president-elect. Additionally, Brian D. Croswhite, APR,…


NSU College of Nursing Students Support Girls at Risk of Human Trafficking

The Nursing Student Association (NSA) from NSU’s Miami Regional Campus joined Project Gold, a branch of Kristi House, to provide health education and resources to girls between ages 11 to 18 who have been or are at risk for sexual exploitation. In November, NSU students and staff helped collect and…


Turks and Caicos Government Partners with GSCIS Graduate Student to Provide Virtual High School Program to Inmates

Correctional studies involve educational initiatives designed to prepare inmates for life outside of prison. Research suggests that the provision of educational opportunities to inmates stimulates creativity and provides a mean to overcome poverty and violence. These programs are usually provided and managed by onsite educational officials; however, Shalette East, a…


Huizenga Business School Hosts Holiday Celebration

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship hosted its annual holiday luncheon for faculty, staff and friends on December 9, 2014. The celebration was held in the William S. Spears Courtyard Atrium. J. Preston Jones, dean of the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, welcomed all…


SHSS Faculty Presents at the Korean Association of Family Therapy’s Conference and other forums in Korea

Douglas Flemons, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) and co-director of NSU’s Office of Suicide and Violence Prevention, travelled to South Korea during the Thanksgiving holiday to give several talks, most related to suicide. The Korean Association…


Natalie Booth Named Student D.O. of the Year

On December 16, 2014, OMS-III Natalie Booth was named NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-COM) Student D.O. of the Year. Booth was nominated by her peers and selected by the NSU-COM Local Selection Committee. The committee members were determined by the Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents. As a result…


Alumni Services Director at NSU’s Osteopathic Medicine Sails into Retirement

On December 11, 2014, the NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-COM) coordinated a farewell reception for Lynne Cawley, M.S., who served as director of alumni services for many productive years. Cawley came to NSU in March 1989 and was recently honored by NSU-COM for 25 years of service to the…


NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine Employees Honored for Longevity

On December 9, 2014, the Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine coordinated an employee recognition luncheon to honor 19 individuals who celebrated significant employee milestones in 2014. 25 Years: Lynne Cawley, M.S., director of alumni services 20 Years: Linda Speiser, coordinator, education, planning and research 15 Years: Scott Colton,…


NSU Health Professions Division Librarian Awarded with National Fellowship

Dana Thimons, MLIS, AHIP, reference/academic support services librarian in NSU’s Health Professions Division Library, was selected as the Grace and Harold Sewell Memorial Fund Learning Partnership Fellow for the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). Only two of these learning partnerships are funded biannually by the organization. Thimmons’ one-year…


NSU VP Appointed as Judge for ‘Patents for Humanity’ Award Program

The U.S. Commerce Department’s Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently announced that Gary S. Margules, Sc.D., vice president for research and technology transfer at Nova Southeastern University (NSU), was selected as a judge for the prestigious Patents for Humanity program. Started in 2012, the program honors businesses, inventors, non-profits and…


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