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Halmos Graduate Students Bring Home Research Awards from National Conference

From March 27-30, the 47th Benthic Ecology Meeting (BEM) was held in Corpus Christi, Texas. The event had awards in four student areas: Best Oral Presentation, Best Poster Presentation, People’s Choice Oral Presentation, and People’s Choice Poster Presentation.  Halmos College master’s student brought home half of these prestigious awards! Kelly…


CAHSS Students Receive Awards at the Southeastern Writing Center Association Conference and NSU’s Write from the Start Writing and Communication Center

Jacqueline Lytle and Emalee Shrewsbury, students in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), were the recipients of the Graduate Tutor Awards at the 2018 Southeastern Writing Center Association Conference. The conference was held on February 22-24, 2018 at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. The theme was…


College of Psychology Team part of Childhood Obesity Research Grant

The faculty and students of NSU’s College of Psychology are part of a team studying methods for improving childhood obesity interventions. The project is funded by a multi-year grant from the Washington, D.C.-based Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, or PCORI. “It was an opportunity to develop our community partnerships further and engage…


Scott Poland’s “Raising Positive Children” Presentation in Pembroke Pines

College of Psychology Professor Scott Poland, Ed.D., of the Department of Clinical and School Psychology, has recently presented on critical issues in schools at the local and international level. On March 12, Poland hosted “Raising Positive Children” at the Pembroke Pines City Center. An audience of nearly 2,000 turned out…


KPCOM Match Day Ceremony Elicits Excitement

On March 16, medical schools across the country, including the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, hosted Match Day ceremonies, where graduating seniors received their match results for where they will complete their residencies. More than 150 students, family members, friends, and faculty and staff members attended this…


Halmos College Celebrates Dean’s List

On March 21, the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography celebrated the 230 students who achieved the distinction of making the Dean’s list, which requires a minimum GPA of 3.8 for the semester. Dean Richard Dodge, Ph.D. and Associate Dean Robin Sherman, Ph.D. were masters of ceremony for the…


Halmos Researcher Appointed to South Atlantic Fishery Management Council Workgroup

Recently, the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council appointed Halmos Research Scientist Brian Walker, Ph.D. to the System Management Plan Workgroup. This advisory panel plays an important role in federal fishery management by providing information and recommendations at the grassroots level.  This workgroup is one of eleven panels.  Once appointed, advisory…


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


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