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CPS Alum Accepts Position as Executive Director

Center for Psychological Studies alumna Sue Warshal (Ph.D. 1999) recently accepted a position as Executive Director at the Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy located in New York, NY, where she will supervise the provision of post-graduate training as well as mental health treatment to the community.


Dental Alumni Completes the Iditarod Race in Alaska

Kelly Maixner, D.M.D., a NSU College of Dental Medicine alumnus, completed the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska in March. The iconic dog sled race covers more than 1,100 miles, running from an area near Anchorage, Alaska to Nome. Maixner completed the grueling race in 10 days, 20 hours…


CPS Alum Presents at National Conference

Center for Psychological Studies Alumna, Belinda Thomas, (M.S. 2011), presented Spiritual Coping: Implications and strategies for working with individuals from Trinidad at the recent Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling Biannual National Conference.


NSU Alumni enjoy a night with the Tampa Bay Lightning

On Mar. 11, NSU’s Tampa Alumni Chapter hosted a sold-out crowd of alumni and friends at the St. Pete Times Forum. Alumni Night at the Tampa Bay Lightning featured a private terrace party as well as tickets to watch the Lightning take on the Ottawa Senators. Alumni and friends were…


Computer Sciences School Alum Appointed CIO of Encompass Parts Distribution

Perry Patterson, an alumnus of NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, was appointed Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Encompass Parts Distribution in Davie, Fla. on Mar. 8. Patterson earned a master’s degree in Management Information Systems from NSU in 2005. With 30 years of experience in the information…


SHSS Alum Authors Book Chapter for The American Arbitration Association

Kathleen Harmon, Ph.D., graduate of the doctoral program in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has written a book chapter published in The AAA Handbook on Construction Arbitration and ADR – 2nd Edition. Harmon’s chapter is entitled: “Construction…


Medical School Alumnus Named FOMA Physician of the Year

Brett Scotch, D.O., a 1999 NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine alumnus, received his Physician of the Year Award from Linda Delo, D.O., 1986 COM alumna and FOMA past president. Brett Scotch, D.O., a 1999 NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine alumnus, received the prestigious Physician of the Year Award from the…


Alumni Enjoy Splendors from the Vatican

On Feb. 16, NSU’s Broward County Alumni Chapter hosted over 200 alumni and friends in the Marks gallery of the Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale, Nova Southeastern University. Alumni Night at the Museum featured a private reception and admission to the Vatican Splendors: A Journey through Faith and Art…


Medical School Alumnus Named FOMA President

Jeffrey S. Grove, D.O., FACOFP, a 1990 NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine alumnus, was named president of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) at the organization’s 108th Annual Convention, which was held from Feb. 24 to 27 at the Hyatt Regency Bonaventure in Weston. Grove, who is no stranger to…


MBA Graduate Serves as Military Commander in Baghdad

Major John D. Watson, a 2010 MBA graduate from NSU’s Huizenga Business School, is proudly serving our nation as a Commander of the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry – Rough Riders – in the U.S. Army. Since October 2010, Major Watson has been responsible for training and mobilizing a 47-soldier…


CPS Alumna Takes Position at Army Medical Center

Center for Psychological Studies alumna Erin Johns (Ph.D. 2010, M.S. 2010) has accepted a position at the Womack Army Medical Center at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. In addition to completing the doctoral clinical psychology program, Johns completed the center’s master’s program in clinical psychopharmacology and was awarded her degree in…


Law Center Alumnus Receives Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award

Alan Roy Crane, J.D., ’92, a partner at the law firm of Furr & Cohen, P.A., has been selected as a recipient of the Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Award for the 15th Judicial Circuit in Boca Raton, Fla. The award was established in 1981 “to further encourage lawyers to…


CPS Alumnus Recognized for Distinguished Research

Center for Psychological Studies alumnus Bradley Donohue (Ph.D. 1995) was recently awarded the UNLV Barrick Scholar Award for Distinguished Research, and the UNLV Alumni Association’s Outstanding Faculty Award and Student-Focused Award. Donohue is the director of the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) Achievement Center. He has directed projects funded…


CPS Alumnus Co-Edits Book

Center for Psychological Studies alumnus, Mark Blais, Psy.D. (1990), recently co-edited a book, Clinical Applications of the Personality Assessment Inventory.


SHSS Alum is Named Dean of Conflict Management at Sullivan University

LaVena Wilkin, Ph.D., a doctoral graduate of the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been named Dean of Conflict Management and Professor in the Graduate College at Sullivan University in Kentucky. Wilkin was previously Dean of the College…


Business School Alumnus Promoted to Administrator of Broward Health

Christopher Wing, a 2007 graduate of the Huizenga Business School’s M.B.A. program, was recently named administrator of Broward Health Weston Center. He will be replacing Natassia Orr, who was appointed to chief operating officer at Broward General Medical Center. Prior to accepting this new position, Wing served as director of…


CPS Alumna Receives FASP Appointment

Kristin Cunningham, Psy.D., an alumna of the Center for Psychological Studies (2006), has been appointed Newsletter co-chair for the Florida Association of School Psychologists (FASP). Cunningham serves as assistant director of the NSU School Psychology Assessment and Consultation Center.


SHSS Alum is the First Enrolled in new Ph.D. Program at University of Hudderfield in UK

Corey Malcolm, M.A. a graduate of the Master of Arts in Cross-disciplinary Studies (MACS) program, in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) ids the first scholar to be enrolled in a new doctoral program at the University of Hudderfield in the UK. The program is collaboration between…


SHSS Alum Authors Article on Multilayered Chronological Charts in Biographical Studies

Patrick Hiller, Ph.D., graduate of the doctoral program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has had an article accepted for publication in The Qualitative Report. The article is entitled, “Visualizing the intersection of the personal and the social – the…


Computer Science School Graduate Receives Prestigious Appointment as Ambassador for Education Technology Group

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) recently selected NSU Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences alumnus Mahmud Shihab, Ph.D., DCTE, to be one of five ISTE Ambassadors worldwide. Shihab’s appointment is based upon his contributions to the group’s international committee last year. Shihab is a 2008 NSU…


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