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NSU Alumni Spotlight

Real Estate Graduate Works on $100 Million Deal

The OMNI & Hilton Downtown in Miami has been acquired by a real estate joint-venture of leading investors formed to acquire the distressed senior mortgage.  2009 MBA+RED graduate, Brad Williamson, an executive at Tate Capital, played an integral role in getting the deal across the goal line.  Williamson was instrumental…


SHSS Alum Awarded Tenure at the University of Pittsburgh

Tony Gaskew, Ph.D., graduate of the doctoral program in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) was awarded tenure and named an associate professor of Criminal Justice in a Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh….


NSU Alum Selected Future Pharmacist of the Year

NSU recent graduate Gina Marie Pettineo, Class of 2011, has been selected as a “Future Pharmacist of the Year” finalist for the “Next- Generation Pharmacist Awards Program.”  Pettineo was chosen for her leadership and service representing NSU’s College of Pharmacy in national, regional, and local meetings, community events, and for…


College of Pharmacy Alumna Address Latin Chamber of Commerce

Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy Alumna, Licet Martel, Pharm.D., addressed attendees of the Latin Chamber of Commerce of Broward County (LCCB) Scholarship Luncheon held in May, 2011 at the Renaissance Plantation.  Martel was recipient of a LCCB scholarship in 2006 in partnership with NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD) College…


Nursing Alumna Presents Research at Nursing Honor Society Congress

Irina Rozenfeld, B.S.N., R.N., CCRP, a graduate of Nova Southeastern University’s College of Allied Health and Nursing program and a member of the NSU Upsilon Chi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society of Nursing presented at the STTI Honor Society of Nursing 22nd International Nursing Research Congress…


Medical School Alumnus Elected to National Osteopathic Board

Richard R. Thacker, D.O., a class of 1992 Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine alumnus, was elected as the 3rd vice president of the American Osteopathic Association’s Board of Trustees at the organization’s annual House of Delegates meeting in Chicago in July. Thacker serves as an internal medicine physician…


SHSS Alum earns Faculty position at the University of Rhode Island

Jacqueline Sparks, Ph.D., graduate of the doctoral program in the Department of Family Therapy in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) is now an associate professor of Family Therapy in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Rhode Island. Sparks is the…


NSU Alumnus J.D. Martinez Called Up to the Houston Astros

Nova Southeastern alumnus J.D. Martinez has been called up to play for Major League Baseball’s Houston Astros, as announced by the organization late Friday evening. Martinez, the 2010 Astros Minor League Player of the Year, has been proving his worth while playing at Double-A Corpus Christi this season. Before being…


SHSS Alum serves as Chief Clinical Officer at Gratitude House

Kaisha A. Thomas, Ph.D., graduate of the doctoral program in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) is the Chief Clinical Officer at Gratitude House in West Palm Beach. Gratitude House was founded in 1968 and is a fully accredited Level…


Three Nova Alumni Recognized at 40 Under 40 Event

The South Florida Business Journal held their annual “40 Under 40” awards on Thursday, July 28, 2011 at the historic Pier 66 hotel in Ft. Lauderdale. Greg Forbes Siegman, the real-life subject of The Silhouette Man by Jillip Paxson, was the keynote speaker. George Hanbury II, Ph.D., provided the opening…


Real Estate Development Alumni YOLO it up!

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’s M.S. in Real Estate Development (MSRED) alumni association formed last year to provide a network for both current students and alumni. They are tracking where students get hired as well as accomplishments in the industry. On July 12, they held their…


SHSS Alum Appointed Faculty at University of Wisconsin

Michael Fonkem, Ph.D., graduate of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been appointed an assistant professor in the College of Education and Human Services division at the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh.


Alumni enjoy 2nd Annual Network in the Northeast

The NSU Alumni Association recently hosted the 2nd Annual Network in the Northeast at the W Hoboken. Alumni and friends gathered for an evening of networking and camaraderie. On hand to greet attendees were New Jersey Alumni Chapter president Gene Costa, Ed.D., and Eastern New York Alumni Chapter president Gail…


SHSS Alum Publishes Journal Article

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 an article published in the Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction. Harmon’s article is entitled: “To…


Alumni Reception at the Aventura’s Fairmont Turnberry

On Thursday, May 26, the NSU Alumni Association hosted a reception at the Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort in Aventura. Alumni and friends gathered for an evening of networking and camaraderie and a special presentation featuring Gayle Carson, Ed.D., a graduate of NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education. Carson is…


Alumni Night at the Florida Marlins

NSU alumni, family and friends gathered on Saturday, May 21 at SunLife Stadium for Alumni Night at the Florida Marlins. Attendees watched the Florida Marlins vs. the Tampa Bay Rays and enjoyed a performance from the Beach Boys and special guest John Stamos following the game. The NSU Alumni Association…


M.B.A. Alumnus Named Management Instructor at VCU, Completes Certificate Program

Otis Jarvis, an M.B.A. graduate from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, was recently appointed to be an adjunct instructor of management at Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU) School of Business. He teaches courses in strategic management and organizational behavior. Additionally, in May 2011, Otis was awarded a…


NSU Alumni Association Host an Networking Event at VIBE

The NSU Alumni Association recently hosted Visit @ VIBE, one of downtown Fort Lauderdale’s hottest places to network and mingle. On hand to greet attendees were Phil Schlissel, NSU’s Broward County Alumni Chapter President and Joanne Ferchland-Parella, NSU’s Vice President of Institutional Advancement, who shared the latest updates from NSU….


New England Alumni Chapter’s Lounge at Boston’s Liberty Hotel

On Wednesday, April 27, NSU’s New England Alumni Chapter hosted Lounge at the Liberty, located at Boston’s historic Liberty Hotel on Beacon Hill. Alumni and friends enjoyed an evening of networking and camaraderie while they learned the latest updates from NSU. On hand to greet attendees was John Flores, Ph.D.,…


Computer Sciences School Alumnus Speaks at Conference for Chief Security Officers

Mauricio Angée, an alumnus of NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, was the guest speaker during the CSO (Chief Security Officer) Perspectives Conference held April 5-7 in Naples, Fla. Angée’s presentation was on “Total Intrusion Protection: A Holistic Approach for Protecting Information Assets.” During the session, security professionals…


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