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SHSS Faculty and Students Present at the ACR Annual Conference

Neil Katz, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), recently presented a workshop at the Association for Conflict Resolution’s Annual Conference. The conference was held at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel and the theme was, “Many…


NSU Faculty Researchers Honored for Receiving External Funding

More than 120 members of the NSU faculty were honored at the NSU External Funding Recognition Reception at Grand Oaks Golf Club on Oct. 21. The event was hosted by Ralph V. Rogers, Jr., Ph.D., NSU’s executive vice-president for academic affairs and provost, and Gary S. Margules, Sc.D., NSU vice…


Medical School Professor Garners International Award for Merit

Arif M. Rana, Ph.D., Ed.S., M.S., assistant professor of biomedical informatics and medical education and director of faculty development, received the Meritorious Service Award from International Health Initiatives (IHI) on August 9. IHI is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to promote, develop and support health promotion and disease…


NSU College of Pharmacy Hosts Career Expo and Pharmacy Professions Showcase

  As part of American Pharmacist Month (October), NSU’s College of Pharmacy hosted a Career Expo & Pharmacy Professions Showcase. The annual event provides pharmacy students the opportunity to engage and network with pharmacy-related employers for career development and relationship building purposes. It also provides national and local organizations an…


Two Medical Students Win Research Awards

NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine student OMS-II Kristi Ray received first-place honors in the Best Care Practices in the Geriatrics Continuum. The conference was held on October 16-19 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, for her case study entitled “Primary Aldosteronism in a Patient with Refractory Hypertension.” At the same symposium,…


NSU Participates in BioFlorida Conference

BioFlorida, Florida’s life sciences association, hosted the state’s life science industry during its 17th Annual Life Sciences Conference on Oct. 12-14 at the Harbor Beach Marriott in Ft. Lauderdale. Nova Southeastern University (NSU) served as a Platinum Sponsor, and joined key influencers from emerging and established companies, universities, research institutions,…


NSU College of Health Care Sciences Awards First Ph.D. in Health Science

Jennifer Snyder, Ph.D., PA-C, recently completed her Doctor of Philosophy in Health Science, becoming the first graduate of the program offered by NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences. The degree was officially conferred at the end of September 2014. An associate physician assistant program director at Butler University in Indiana,…


SHSS Faculty Presents at the AGLSP Conference and Highlights the Scholarship of Engagement

Judith McKay, J.D. Ph.D., chair of the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies (DMS) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), presented at the 2014 Association for Graduate Liberal Studies Programs (AGLSP) Annual Conference and Meeting in Philadelphia. The conference theme was “Revolutions: Past, Present, and Future,” and was held…


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…


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