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SHSS Alum is named Assistant Provost at Stetson University

Lua Hancock, Ed.D., was named the Assistant Provost for Student Success at Stetson University in Deland, Fla. Hancock is a graduate of the master’s program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS). Prior to joining Stetson in September 2010, Hancock held various…


NSU’s Toronto Alumni Chapter Hosts Brunch

On Sunday, October 24, NSU’s Toronto Alumni Chapter hosted a brunch at the Academy of Spherical Arts. On hand to greet guests and share updates from the campus was Dr. John E. Lewis, Professor, Director of Academic Affairs, and Interim Dean for NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies. NSU has more…


NSU College of Dental Medicine Celebrates Ten Year Alumni Weekend

Approximately 75 NSU College of Dental Medicine (CDM) alumni and friends gathered at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Ft. Lauderdale on the evening of Sept. 24 to kick-off the CDM 10 year alumni weekend. Nearly 50 percent of the class of 2000 attended Friday’s event. The welcoming faculty, who taught…


MBA Graduate Launches Fine Art Business

Since graduating from NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship in early 2010, Holly A. Jones has been utilizing the skills learned in the MBA in Entrepreneurship program to promote herself as a fine art watercolor artist in Miami. Six months ago, Jones launched Fine Art By: Holly…


Medical School Alumna Receives $100,000 Hope Grant

Jacqueline M. Kraveka, D.O., a 1994 NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine alumna, who serves as assistant professor of pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina/Hollings Cancer Center in Charleston, recently received a $100,000 Hope Grant from Hyundai to help fund her research efforts in pediatric neuroblastoma.


Law School Alumna Appointed President Elect of FACDL

Nellie L. King, J.D., owner of The Law Offices of Nellie L. King, P.A. in West Palm Beach, Fla., was recently installed as the President Elect of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers at FACDL’s 23rd Annual Meeting in Orlando.  A professional bar association known as “Liberty’s Last Champion,”…


CPS Alumna Accepts Fellowship at Harvard

Center for Psychological Studies alumna Sara Salter, Ph.D. (2010), has accepted a postdoctoral fellowship within Harvard Medical School’s Children and the Law Program at Massachusetts General Hospital.


SHSS Alum Establishes the Association of Conflict Competent Churches

Kenneth Newberger, Ph.D., graduate of the doctoral program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) has established The Association of Conflict Competent Churches. The ACCC is designed to assist churches in gaining competence in addressing conflict through training and the creation…


SHSS Alum Presents at ABCHS Conference

Gregory Vecchi, Ph.D., doctoral graduate of the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) was recently a featured speaker at the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security Conference in Orlando. Vecchi addressed the research and projects of the F.B.I.’s Behavioral…


“Network in the Northeast” a big success for NSU Alumni Association

Nearly 60 NSU alumni and friends gathered at the W Hoboken on Sept. 24 to “Network in the Northeast.” On hand to greet attendees were Institutional Advancement Executive Director Carl Minardo, Alumni Association Director Sara DuCuennois, and Assistant Director Jamie Rosenberg. Also in attendance were Tri-State area alumni chapter presidents…


SHSS Alum appointed Director of Family Therapy Clinical Training at Valdosta State University

Martha Laughlin, Ph.D., a master’s and doctoral graduate of the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) has been appointed Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Training in the Family Therapy Program at Valdosta State University, Georgia. Prior to coming to Valdosta…


CPS Alumna Accepts Position with State of Georgia

Center for Psychological Studies alumna Darcy Shores, Ph.D./Psy.D., (2006) recently accepted a position as a forensic psychologist for the state of Georgia. Shores conducts pretrial evaluations to determine factors such as competency to stand trial and degree of criminal responsibility.


NSU Alumni Association’s 2nd Annual Family Day at the Men’s Soccer Game

Over 70 NSU alumni and friends cheered the NSU Sharks to a 3-0 victory on Sept. 10 in their home opener against Florida Memorial College. Later, at the Don Taft University Center, attendees enjoyed great food, drinks, and the chance to reconnect at the after-party in the Flight Deck. Don’t…


Gov. Crist Appoints Law Alumnus to Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court

Judge James Martz II, an alumnus of NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center, was appointed by Gov. Charlie Crist to the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court on Sept. 14. “Judge Martz’s experience as a law enforcement officer has given him an advantageous legal perspective, which has allowed him to serve the people…


Orlando Alumni Chapter’s Family Day at Pie-Fection

On Sept. 12, NSU’s Orlando Alumni Chapter hosted an afternoon of family, football and fun at Pie-Fection. Eric Ackerman, Ph.D., Assistant Dean/Director of Graduate Programs for NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, was on hand to greet alumni and friends while they enjoyed pizzas, pastas and salad and…


Pharmacy Alumni Receives Award for Innovative Pharmacy Practice

Allen Nichol, R.Ph., Pharm.D., NSU College of Pharmacy alumni (Class of 1993) is the Ohio Pharmacists Association (OPA) recipient of the 2010 Innovative Pharmacy Practice Award. This award honors pharmacists who have demonstrated innovative pharmacy practice resulting in improved patient care by providing effective patient counseling.  Nichol has been recognized…


SHSS Alum Addresses the Broward Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Charmaine Borda, Ph.D., a master’s and doctoral graduate of the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) was the featured presenter for the Broward Association for Marriage and Family Therapy on Sept. 17. Borda’s workshop was entitled: “Family Dilemmas: Dynamic, On-demand Education…


Optometry graduate among recipients of Southern Council of Optometrists Clinical Excellence Awards

NSU College of Optometry graduate Nicole Psaltis (2010), was among the three optometry students to be recognized by the South East Council of Optometry (SECO) International. Psaltis received the  2010 Southern Council of Optometrists Clinical Excellence Award, which recognizes academic achievements by students from SECO-affiliated colleges. Psaltis received the award…


Optometry graduate among recipients of Southern Council of Optometrists Clinical Excellence Awards

NSU College of Optometry graduate Nicole Psaltis (2010), was among the tree optometry students to be recognized by the South East Council of Optometry (SECO) International. Psaltis received the 2010 Southern Council of Optometrists Clinical Excellence Award, which recognizes academic achievements by students from SECO-affiliated colleges. Psaltis received the award…


SHSS Alum Presents at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Patrick Hiller, Ph.D. Patrick Hiller, Ph.D., doctoral graduate of the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) was an invited speaker at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Hiller’s presentation was entitled, “Procesos de trayectorias hacia identidades no violentas,” and…


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