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NSU Alumni Spotlight: NSU Alumna Named Teacher of the Year by Broward County Public Schools

Eleanna Hurst, an alumna from Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE), was named “Teacher of the Year” by the School Board of Broward County, Florida. The honor was bestowed at the district’s 2017 Caliber Awards ceremony held earlier this month at the Greater Fort Lauderdale…


South Florida Alumni Return to Campus for Mentoring Madness

The NSU Alumni Association hosted the first ever Mentoring Madness on Tuesday, March 28.  Seventeen alumni from various industries held 10-minute speed mentoring sessions to alumni and students in attendance and spent time networking with fellow NSU alumni. One of the attendees commented, “It was an uplifting experience. I gained…


NSU-COM Alumna Earns Honors at FOMA Convention

During the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) annual convention held February 22–26, Diana Johnstone Graves, D.O. (’86) received the Physician of the Year Award. The honor is presented to an osteopathic physician who, during the past year, has made significant and considerable contributions to the osteopathic profession, their patients, and…


NSU Alumnus Elected President of FOMA

Ronald J. Renuart, Sr., D.O., FACP (’90), was elected president of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) at its annual convention held February 22–26, 2017, in Weston, Florida. Renuart was former chief of staff at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville Beach and has served in the Florida House of Representatives…


NSU Alumnus Honored with Distinguished Service Award

  NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine alumnus Gregory James, D.O., M.P.H., FACOFP dist. (’88) received the FOMA Distinguished Service Award. The award is given to an individual in recognition of outstanding accomplishments in scientific, professional, osteopathic education, or service to the osteopathic profession at a state and national level.


NSU Alumni Spotlight: Fischler College Graduate Publishes Book

Brian Rick, graduate of the Abraham S Fischler College of Education (1999), recently published a book, Some of Dad’s Stories, a collection of stories about his father Henry, who served in Patton’s 3rd Army during World War II and whose tank was the third into Buchenwald Concentration Camp. He was…


CAHSS Alum Presents at Northeastern Political Science Association in Boston

Carlyn Jorgensen, Ph.D., doctoral graduate in Conflict Analysis and Resolution in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), presented a paper at the Northeastern Political Science Association (NPSA) in Boston in November 2016. Her paper was titled “What A Tutsi Woman Tastes Like: Sexual Dehumanization in the Rwandan…


NSU Takeover Night at the Panthers

Join fellow NSU alumni, family, and friends at the BB&T Center as the Florida Panthers take on the Calgary Flames. Enjoy an evening of networking and fun in the Lord Stanley’s Loft – where unlimited food and all you can drink soft drinks, beer, and wine are included. Friday, February…


FCE Alumnus publishes book, “I Can’t Save You, But I’ll Die Trying: The American Fire Culture

Burton Clark, Ed.D.,EFO, graduate of the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, is the author of a new book entitled, I Can’t Save You, But I’ll Die Trying: The American Fire Culture. The book received the 2016 Pinnacle Award for Best Book in the Cultural Essay category from the National Association…


CAHSS Alum Published Book Chapter on Traditional Systems of Conflict Mediation

Yogendra Paneru, Ph.D., doctoral graduate of NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), authored a book chapter in the book, Creating the Third Force: Indigenous Processes of Peacemaking, co-edited by Hamdessa Tuso, Ph.D., and Maureen Flaherty, Ph.D. Paneru’s chapter is titled “Traditional Systems of Conflict Mediation: Exploration of…


CAHSS Alumna Named First Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion at Salem State University

Lisa McBride, Ph.D., doctoral graduate of NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), has been named as the first Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion at Salem State University in Massachusetts. McBride received her doctoral degree in Conflict Analysis and Resolution. Prior to coming to Salem State, McBride…


Fischler College of Education Alum Promoted to Assistant Dean College of Doctoral Studies, Grand Canyon University

Ronald Berman, Ed.D., graduate of NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (1998), has been promoted to Assistant Dean, College of Doctoral Studies, Grand Canyon University and Program Chair for the Doctor in Business Administration program. He has doctoral college oversight for assessment, institutional effectiveness, and academic metrics, technology, and…


Alumni Spotlight: NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education Alumna Selected by TheBestSchools.org as one of 10 finalists

Ashley Greenway, graduate of NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, has been selected by TheBestSchools.org as one of ten finalists for the $20,000 Escalante–Gradillas Prize for Best in Education. This annual award recognizes outstanding K–12 educators, awarding $10,000 to the winning teacher and $10,000 to the winner’s school. Greenway is…


Asuaje Called Up to Bigs by Padres

Former Nova Southeastern star Carlos Asuaje became the latest Shark to make the leap to the Major Leagues, receiving the call of a lifetime to join the San Diego Padres late Tuesday night. Asuaje landed in the Padres farm system as one of the key pieces sent in a deal…


Retired Police Officer uses Psychology Training

NSU alumnus Howard Rudolph didn’t realize when he received his degree in Mental Health Counseling at NSU, that his psychology training would be put to the test in the immediate aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks. At the time, Rudolph was a Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy who had earned…


NSU Alumnus, Santiago Gomez, Competes in U.S. Amateur

Nova Southeastern University men’s golf alumnus Santiago Gomez is currently representing his native country, Columbia, in the 2016 U.S. Amateur held at Oakland Hills Country Club. In the stroke-play portion of the tournament, Gomez finished even with a final total of 140 (69-71), good enough to grab the 36th seed heading…


NSU Alumni Spotlight: FCE Alumnus Named President at Paul D. Camp Community College

Daniel Lufkin, Ed.D., graduate of the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education joined Paul D. Camp Community College earlier last month as its next President. Since 2013, Lufkin has served as vice president for student affairs at Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, Virginia. Prior to, he was dean of…


NSU Alumna Creates Military-themed Gym

In 2011, Kelsey DeSantis made waves on the internet when she created a video asking pop star Justin Timberlake to be her date to the annual U.S. Marine Corps birthday ball. Now, the veteran and Nova Southeastern University alum is focusing her efforts on a military-themed gym and cafe. Opened…


Sharks In The Pros: Midseason Update

Former Nova Southeastern University baseball players are excelling at the game’s highest level. Read up on each player below: J.D. Martinez – Detroit Tigers Martinez has continued producing in the heart of the Tigers’ lineup, carrying over the success he experienced in his first two years with the organization. Martinez…


NSU Alumni Spotlight: FCE alumnus named the 2016-2017 Chair of the American Association of Community Colleges

George Knox, Ed.D. (’96) graduate of the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) has been named the 2016-2017 American Association Of Community Colleges (AACC) Chair. George will succeed the 2015-2016 chair, FCE alumnus, Will Austin Ed.D. (‘00). The AACC is the primary advocacy organization for the nation’s community colleges….


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