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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…


Life Long Learning Institute and Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing continue to impact the community.

On Wednesday, January 24, 2018, Sarah Koplow, Ph.D., provided a Health and Wellness lecture to the members of the Nova Southeastern University Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI). Koplow is an assistant professor at the Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing and enjoys collaborating with the LLI by providing interactive seminars…


FCE Faculty Members Assist Organizing and Attend the Florida Learning Association/Florida Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Conference

Faculty members from NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) recently organized, presented and attended the Florida Distance Learning Association’s (FDLA) Annual Conference, which took place from 1/16- 1/18/18 at the Altamonte Springs Hilton. This year’s conference was in collaboration with the Florida Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (FAMTE). Additionally, FCE faculty…


CAHSS’ Community Resolution Services trains CIT

Judith McKay, J.D., Ph.D., faculty and chair in the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies (DMS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) provided a training for law enforcement officers in Broward County becoming a part of the Crisis Intervention Team in their respective agencies. McKay presented on Crisis…


College of Law Faculty Member Recognized as a Top Educator

It comes as no surprise to the NSU community when one of our faculty members is recognized for excellence in teaching. The university prides itself on giving students access to educators who are subject-matter experts, many of whom are still practicing in their chosen fields. As such, Legacy Miami and…


Halmos Mathematician Keynote Speaker in Kiev, Ukraine

This January, Halmos assistant dean and professor of mathematics Matthew He, Ph.D. braved the cold in Kiev, Ukraine and presented the keynote address at First International Conference on Computer Science, Engineering and Education Applications (ICCSEEA 2018). Dr He’s keynote speech was titled, “The Landscape and Grand Challenges of Scientific Computing”….


CAHSS Welcomed Guy Metayer, Ph.D., as NIRA students prepare for Harvard’s Model UN

The Nova International Relations Association (NIRA), which serves as NSU’s Model United Nations team was thrilled to host Guy Metayer, Ph.D., the Haitian Chargé d’Affaires for the Haitian Embassy in Argentina.  NIRA is housed in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS). NIRA is currently preparing to compete…


CAHSS Faculty Presents Workshop at the University of Belize

Neil Katz, Ph.D., faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) conducted a workshop during the holiday break entitled, “Enhancing Conflict Management Success: Self-Awareness, Emotional Intelligence, and Relationship Skills” at the University of Belize. Participants included over 40 faculty members and a vice-president. Katz teaches courses in…


FCE in Partnership with Long Island University Brooklyn and Broward County Public Schools hosted the Sanford Inspire Exchange

  Nova Southeastern University’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education in partnership with Long Island University Brooklyn and Broward County Public Schools hosted the Sanford Inspire Exchange.  The Sanford Inspire Exchange featured a professional development setting and school district discussion on December 7-8 between the New York City Department of…


CAHSS Clinic Director and Students Present at the Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Association Conference

Arlene Brett Gordon, Ph.D., director of the Brief Therapy Institute in the Family Therapy Department (DFT) of NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), and two doctoral students presented at this year’s Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Association Conference held in Santa Fe, NM, November 8-11, 2017. Gordon and doctoral…


CAHSS Student named President of NSU’s Public Relations Student Society of America Chapter

Brittany Eyres, a senior in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is the 2017-2018 President of NSU’s Public Relations Student Society of America Chapter. Eyres is a communication major in the Department of Writing and Communication. During last summer, she served as a public relations intern with…


FCE Graduate Student Publishes Book Chapter

Cho Tin Tun Kirkpatrick, a Ph.D. student at NSU’s Fischler College of Education recently had a book chapter entitled “Myanmar Technical and Vocational Education Training System and Policy Reform” published in the book “Myanmar’s Integration with the World: Challenges and Policy Options.” Tin Tun Kirkpatrick currently lives in Steamboat Springs,…


NSU College of Dental Medicine Dean Named Fellow by National Science Organization

Linda Niessen, D.M.D., M.P.H., M.P.P., dean and professor of the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Dental Medicine, was recently named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She was elected to receive this honor by her AAAS peers. Niessen is one of 396 AAAS…


Guy Harvey and Halmos College Faculty Present at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show: Announce New Marine Research Hub

This November, Guy Harvey, Ph.D. and Halmos College faculty members Tracey Sutton, Ph.D. and Mahmood Shivji, Ph.D. gave talks at the 58th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. These presentations were part of the launch of South Florida’s new Marine Research Hub initiative. Dr. Harvey was the keynote speaker at…


FCE Undergrads Interview Gregory Stiber for My Favorite Teacher Project

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) undergraduate students, Lauren Santana, Chloe Behar, and Sherilynn Soto recently interviewed Gregory Stiber, Ed.D., NSU’s Executive Director, Licensure and State Relations, as part of the students’ My Favorite Teacher project. The goal of the My Favorite Teacher project is to interview 5,000…


Broward County Medical Association Honored Dr. Ramsey Pevsner At Women’s Physician’s Reception

Nova Southeastern University COM Professor, Dr. Deborah Ann Mulligan chaired the recent Women’s Physician’s Networking Social, where Dr. Ramsey Pevsner was honored.  Dr. Mulligan warmly welcomed members, prospective members, friends and loyal sponsors as they arrived at the Wentworth Art Gallery on Las Olas.  Dr. Pevsner was recently installed as…


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