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NSU Achievements

Don Rudawsky promoted to Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Upon the retirement of Blair Atherton, Ph.D., executive director of Institutional Effectiveness, Don Rudawsky, Ph.D., has been promoted to Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness. Rudawsky holds a doctoral degree in Social Psychology from the University of Cincinnati and has been a member of the Association for Institutional Research since 2001….


Coral Reef Center Wins Top Florida Design Award

Nova Southeastern University’s Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Ecosystems Research recently won the Best Overall Project Award given by the Design-Build Institute of America’s (DBIA) Florida region. The 87,000-square foot, $50 million Center was chosen among other elite competitors such as LEGOLAND Florida. The award was presented to NSU…


Ronnie Oller Receives Medical School Child Advocacy Award

On September 28, the College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Pediatrics Club honored Ronnie Oller with the Arnold Melnick Child Advocacy Award for her contributions to the health and welfare of the children of Southern Florida. Oller, who has dedicated her life to children’s causes, has spent the past eight years organizing…


NSU Pharmacy Students and Faculty Participate in Walk for Children of Syria

Approximately 41 Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy (COP) students and faculty members participated in a national walk on Sept. 8 to raise awareness and money for Syrian children who have been impacted by the recent conflict in that country. Called a “Walk for Children of Syria”, the two-hour event…


Mailman Segal Center Staff and Students Present at Florida Association for Behavior Analysis Conference

Members of the Mailman Segal Center’s (MSC) professional staff and a student representative recently presented a symposium at the Florida Association for Behavior Analysis conference in Jacksonville, FL. The symposium, entitled, “Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Strategies for Students with Visual Impairment (VI) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD),” utilized a multidisciplinary…


SHSS Faculty Presents on International Transitional Justice at the University of Essex

Ismael Muvingi, Ph.D., faculty member at the Graduate School of Humanities & Social Sciences’ Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR), was part of an international transitional justice seminar held at The University of Essex, Colchester, England. The seminar, which was held during Sept. 8-9, was entitled, “Towards a Conceptualisation…


Student Government Association at SHSS Hosts Interdepartmental Symposium

On Sept. 30, the SHSS’ Student Government Association (SGA) sponsored an Interdepartmental Student Symposia. The convener was Sharon McIntyre, a doctoral student in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) and SHSS-SGA Board Member Three students gave presentations: “Narrative and Equine Therapy” – by Diana I. Giraldez Carter, doctoral…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Associate Lecturer Earns Distinction Award

Aimee Sanchez-Zadak, Ed.D. Aimee Sanchez-Zadak, Ed.D., associate lecturer at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, has received a 2012 Hispanic Women of Distinction Award for her commitment and contributions to the community in a variety of fields. In addition to teaching courses in the college’s Division of Social and…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Associate Professor, Alumni Bring Shakespearian Comedy to the Stage

Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences alumna Monica Lynn Herrera (right) appeared as Bianca in The Taming of the Shrew production by the Pensacola Shakespeare Theatre, during Aug. 9–12. Mark Duncan, M.F.A., associate professor and assistant director of the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual…


FCAS Faculty Member Analyzes Recent Political Conventions during Radio Interview

Gary Gershman, J.D., Ph.D., associate professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, was recently featured on the “Health, Wellness & Wisdom” radio program, broadcast on WHNZ 1250 AM in Tampa. Gershman provided analysis on the recent Republican and Democratic national conventions. As part of the discussion, Gershman compared…


Representatives from Office of University Effectiveness present at Orlando Conference

Donald J. Rudawsky, Ph.D., and Barbara Packer-Muti, Ed.D., both with the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, presented a session entitled, “Interactive Dashboards to Assess Progress Toward the Vision, Mission, and Core Values of the University” at the annual Southern Association of Institutional Research in Orlando on September 25.  This hot topic…


CPS Professor Addresses Georgia Association of School Psychologists

Scott Poland, Ed.D., professor at the Center for Psychological Studies, provided the keynote address on legal and ethical issues in school crises, at the Georgia Association of School Psychologist’s annual convention in Savannah, Georgia.


CPS Professor Presents at the Texas Behavioral Health Institute

Scott Poland, Ed.D, professor at the Center for Psychological Studies and a nationally recognized expert on school crisis, youth violence, suicide intervention, recently provided the plenary address at the Texas Behavioral Health Institute held in Austin, TX.  Poland’s presentation before 1200 professionals who work in state and community agencies throughout…


Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences Hosts Fall Poster Session for Doctoral Students

Nova Southeastern University’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences recently held the Fall Poster Session for doctoral students. During the Session, doctoral students and faculty members discussed and shared research, topic interests and innovative practices within their field. Select students were invited to present their research interests within the…


Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences Doctoral Student Receives Scholarship from the Project Management Institute

Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences doctoral student Simon Cleveland is the 2012 recipient of the Dr. Harold Kerzner Scholarship, funded by the International Institute for Learning, Inc. The scholarship is awarded through the Project Management Institute Educational Foundation. Each year the scholarship fund awards four academic scholarships valued…


Huizenga Business School Professors Win International Award in Boston

Terrell Manyak, Ph.D., professor of public administration and Bahaudin Mujtaba, D.B.A., professor of management at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, recently won an award along with colleagues from several other countries. The award recognized the professors for their presentation on “Leadership Practices across the Asian, European,…


Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences Installs the University’s First Cloud Computing Lab

Nova Southeastern University’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences recently installed the university’s first cloud computing laboratory. Students and faculty use the CLOUDS (Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems) Laboratory to conduct research in various areas of distributed systems with an emphasis on designing, implementing and evaluating systems, protocols and…


Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences Doctoral Student Publishes Chapter on History of User Experience in Govt. Systems

Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences doctoral student Laura Downey recently published a chapter in the book entitled, Usability in Government Systems: User Experience Design for Citizens and Public Servants. Downey is the lead author on a chapter covering the history of user experience in government systems. Earlier this…


SHSS Faculty Present on Family Violence at the DRC Conference in Orlando

Judith McKay, J.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies (DMS) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), presented a workshop for mediators, arbitrators, other conflict resolution practitioners and scholars at the Dispute Resolution Center’s (DRC) Annual Conference. The conference was held during Aug. 23-25 in…


Kabot and Reeve Present at Autism Society of America’s National Conference

NSU’s Susan Kabot, Ed.D., executive director of the Autism Institute at the Mailman Segal Center, and Christine Reeve, Ph.D., spearheaded two presentations during the Autism Society of America’s national conference this summer in San Diego, CA. Organizing Classroom Environments demonstrated the importance of providing structure to the physical space of…


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