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NSU Achievements

OC Scientists to Help Expand Climate Change Research in World’s Largest Marine Reserve

NSU scientists have established an environmental group to help expand climate change research in the newly-created world’s largest marine reserve, the Chagos Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the Indian Ocean.

Fischler Student Named Florida Fund for Minority Teachers Scholar of the Year

CPS Professor, Alumna, and Students Co-Author Article

CPS professor Wiley Mittenberg, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, alumna Lori Miller, Ph.D., and doctoral students Allison Myers and Lena Prinzi co-authored “Changes in intellectual functioning associated with normal aging,” for Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, a bimonthly journal sponsored by the National Academy of Neuropsychology. The journal publishes original contributions dealing with psychological…

Quarterly KUDOS Winner Announced

The Office of Human Resources (OHR) recognizes Aura Aleman as the quarterly KUDOS award winner.  KUDOS is an acronym for Knowledge and Unparalleled Dedication to Outstanding Service.  The program was established to recognize and reward individuals in the OHR who excel in accountability, customer service, and development. Aleman joined NSU…

Business School Alumna Appointed Jamaica’s Ambassador to U.S.

Audrey Marks, a 1991 M.B.A. alumna from NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, was recently appointed as Jamaica’s ambassador to the United States. Jamaica’s Foreign Minister Ken Baugh formally announced the appointment of Marks as Kingston’s new ambassador-designate to Washington in late March. A career entrepreneur, Marks…

M.B.A. Student Interns with U.S. Census Bureau

Kristin Mestre, an M.B.A. student at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, accepted a marketing internship position in January 2010 at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Census Bureau in Dallas, Texas. Mestre’s position as Road Tour co-producer has enabled her to travel on the 2010 Census Road…

NSU Represented at Regional Ocean Observing Conferences

Richard Dodge, Ph.D., dean of NSU’s Oceanographic Center (NSU OC), and NSU OC professor Alex Soloviev attended the Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association (SECOORA) Board and annual members meeting held May 12-13 in Jacksonville, Fla.

Oceanographic Center Dean Presents at International Coral Reef Initiative

NSU Oceanographic Center Dean and National Coral Reef Institute (NCRI) Executive Director Richard Dodge, Ph.D., and NCRI Administrative Coordinator Wendy Wood attended the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) general meeting.

GSCIS Professor Presents at American Educational Research Association

A paper by Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences professors Steve Terrell, Ed.D., Laurie Dringus, Ph.D., and Marti Snyder, Ph.D., was presented at the annual conference.

SHSS Faculty Authors Article in Family Business Review

Ron Chenail authored a journal article in the Family Business Review titled “Communicating Your Qualitative Research Better.”

SHSS Doctoral Student Awarded World Bank Scholarship

Gladys Momanyi, a doctoral student in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been awarded a prestigious World Bank Scholarship.

Fischler School Professor Presents at Conference on Aging

Jacquelyn Browne was recently invited to speak on a panel of experts for the 2009 Broward Aging Network Conference.

Fischler Student Named Sarasota County’s Teacher of the Year

Sarasota County’s 2009-2010 Teacher of the Year is NSU’s very own Charles Evans, a Fischler School of Education and Human Services alumnus and current online student pursing a specialist in educational leadership degree.

GSCIS Alumnus Named New Jersey Educator of the Year

Most recently, Palmer presented during the Florida Educational Technology Conference (FETC) in January 2009, a session entitled “Serving the School Community through Digital Storytelling.”

SHSS Student Participates in Symposium

The symposium was titled “Who We Are & How We Came to Be: Perspectives on Our Origin” and was held at FAU’s Boca Raton campus.

Farquhar College Visiting Professor Publishes, Presents Co-Authored Work

Valerie Starratt, Ph.D., visiting professor in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, published her research in a scientific journal.

SHSS Dean Presents at Conference in Kentucky

Yang’s presentation was titled “Initiating New Academic Programs.” SHSS was a co-sponsor of the conference.

Law Faculty Present at Conference on Culture, Race and Class

Four NSU law professors participated in the 2009 Southeast/Southwest People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference held March 26-28, 2009.

Business Student and Professors Coauthor Article on Ethics

William C. Campbell, a doctoral student at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship specializing in public administration, coauthored a paper with three NSU professors.

Pharmacy Student Appointed to Executive Committee of National Organization

Melissa A. Ortega, a Pharm.D. candidate in the class of 2010 at NSU’s College of Pharmacy, was recently appointed to the Executive Committee of the ASHP PSF.

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