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School of Humanities and Social Sciences’ Dean Authors Book Chapter on “Academic Program Initiatives”

Honggang Yang, Ph.D., dean and professor of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) authored a chapter in the book, Academic Administration: A Quest for Better Management and Leadership in Higher Education, edited by S. Chen. The book provides a comprehensive view of academic affairs administration related to…


Seven Students from Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Inducted into Communication Honor Society

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences inducted seven undergraduate students into Lambda Pi Eta, the official honor society of the National Communication Association (NCA), during a ceremony at NSU on Apr. 22. This is the fifth year of inductions into the NSU chapter. According to the NCA, the mission…


Eight Students from Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Inducted into English Honor Society

Eight students from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences became members of Sigma Tau Delta, the international honor society for English, during an induction ceremony and reception on Apr. 29, at NSU. The mission of Sigma Tau Delta is to recognize both the academic excellence of students studying the…


Student at Miami SEC Honored by Homestead/Florida City Chamber of Commerce

Daisy Benavides, an undergraduate student at NSU’s Miami Student Educational Center, was honored by the Homestead/Florida City Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon on Apr. 22 held at the Capri Restaurant in Homestead, Fla. Benavides, who is majoring in elementary education, received the Student of the Quarter award for post-secondary…


Business School Graduate Publishes Paper on E-Commerce

Rodney Oudan, D.B.A., 2006 Marketing alumnus from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, recently had a paper published in the 2nd Quarter Spring 2010 issue of the International Journal of Management & Information Systems. The paper, titled “Strategic Decision-Making in the Emerging Field of E-commerce,” discusses how…


University School Administrator Named a 2010 Hispanic Woman of Distinction

Mary Ortiz Kandler, Associate Director of University School of NSU’s Lower School, has been named a 2010 Hispanic Woman of Distinction. The ninth annual charity luncheon recognizes 12 distinguished women of Hispanic ethnicity who have made a significant contribution to the community while maintaining their culture and traditions.  “Mary’s influence on…


Assistant Computer Science Dean Helms Professional Groups

Assistant Dean of NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, Eric S. Ackerman, Ph.D., is currently serving as the charter president of the South Florida chapter of the Data Management Association International (DAMA). He is also serving as the president of the South Florida InfraGard chapter. DAMA International is…


Nine Undergraduates Inducted into National Honor Society for Legal Studies

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted an induction ceremony on Apr. 20, to honor nine students invited to join the NSU chapter of Lambda Epsilon Chi, the national honor society in paralegal/legal assistant studies. Students inducted into the honor society demonstrate “superior academic performance” (as defined by the…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Recognizes Honors Students with Spring Banquet

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences held its Spring Honors Banquet on Apr. 23, at the Signature Grand, recognizing NSU’s Undergraduate Honors Program students for their academic achievements and excellence. About 200 people—including students, alumni, family members, friends, and NSU faculty members and administration—attended the event. Don Rosenblum, Ph.D.,…


Students Recognized for Outstanding Scholarship in Annual Undergraduate Symposium

For the ninth year, the NSU community gathered in celebration of outstanding student scholarship at the 2010 Undergraduate Student Symposium, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences on Apr. 9. Symposium projects cover areas of student scholarship ranging from the experimental, applied, and computational to the theoretical, artistic,…


Fischler Adjunct Publishes Article on Working with Legislative Delegations

Robert J. Safransky, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor of School Law and American Government at NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services, recently published an article entitled: “Working With Your Legislative Delegation,” in School Business Affairs, March, 2010, Volume 76, Number 2, pp. 41-42. The article was based on Safransky’s experiences…


Huizenga School Professor Speaks at HR Conference in Bahamas

Bob Preziosi, D.P.A., professor and chair of management in the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, was the principal speaker at The Bahamas Human Resource Development Association’s Annual Conference in Nassau. Preziosi spoke on “Talent Management Success Strategies for the 21st Century” and “How HR Adds Value to…


SHSS Faculty Joins the Advisory Board of African Studies Quarterly

Mark Davidheiser, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) was invited to join the Advisory Board of the African Studies Quarterly (ASQ), The Online Journal for African Studies. The ASQ is published by the University of…


SHSS Faculty Presents Keynote Address at Armour Family Therapy Lecture Series

Paul Gallant, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) was the keynote speaker at the 11th annual Armour Family Therapy Lecture Series at Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, Ga. on Apr. 13-14. The theme of this…


MSI Dean featured on NBC 6’s Today in South Florida

Roni Leiderman, Ph.D., dean of the Mailman Segal Institute, appeared on a segment of NBC 6’s Today in South Florida with Pam Giganti about autism. Today in South Florida airs during the local segment of the Today Show.  Leiderman discussed the newest developments in autism assessment and the programs available…


Law Professor Accepted for Publication, Quoted in Article

An article by David Cleveland, associate professor of law at NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Appellate Practice and Process. The article surveys and analyzes federal circuit local rules on publication, precedent, and citation. Previous articles by Cleveland regarding unpublished opinions —…


CPS Students Present Their Research

Center for Psychological Studies doctoral candidates Andrea Brockman, Sam Browning, and Micol Levi-Minzi, along with CPS professor Vincent Van Hasselt, Ph.D.,  recently presented three research posters, “A  Manualized Approach for Role Players in Crisis Response,” “Development of the Correctional Officer Stress Survey,” and “Efficacy of Crisis Intervention Teams” at the…


CPS & Farquhar Co-present on Multiculturalism

CPS professor John Lewis, Ph.D., and Lena Hall, Ph.D, associate professor in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences presented “Multiculturalism” as part of the Hot Topics in Psychology Research series being co-sponsored by CPS and Farquhar.  The series is designed to bring together faculty and undergraduate and graduate psychology…


CPS Alumna Begins Post-doc VA Healthcare System

Center for Psychological Studies alumna Kristen Harris, Ph.D. (2009) recently began a 2-year neuropsychology fellowship within the Connecticut Veteran’s Administration Health Care System in West Haven, Connecticut.


Law Center Moot Court Team Competes in Brooklyn

Students Brandon Chase and Jeremy Singer represented NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center at the Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition held Apr. 9-11 at the Brooklyn Law School in Brooklyn, N.Y. This year’s competition marked the 25th anniversary of the competition, in which students from 36 schools competed over a three-day…


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