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NSU Alumni Spotlight

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….


Former Shark Promoted to Orlando Pride Soccer Team Active Roster

Former Nova Southeastern University women’s soccer star Sierra Lelii has been promoted to the active roster of the professional Orlando Pride of the National Women’s Soccer League. Ahead of Sunday, July 10 win over the Boston Breakers, Lelii was added along with three other players to help offset the temporary…


Alumni Spotlight: Former Shark Carlos Asuaje Selected to Play in MLB’s Futures Game

Former Nova Southeastern University baseball player Carlos Asuaje has been selected to play in Major League Baseball’s Futures Game on July 10 at Petco Park in San Diego, Calif. This will be Asuaje’s first Futures Game and the first time any former Sharks baseball player will play in the Futures…


NSU Alumni Spotlight: CAHSS Distinguished Alum Invited to White House Roundtable on Criminal Justice Reform

Tony Gaskew, Ph.D, graduate of the doctoral program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), was invited to the White House to participate in a roundtable on Criminal Justice Reform. Gaskew was one of 10…


Alumni Spotlight: Talkin’ Baseball With Former Shark J.D. Martinez

After being released from the Houston Astros in the spring of 2014, the Detroit Tigers jumped at the opportunity to have J.D. Martinez as part of their organization, signing him immediately following his release from the Astros. Since being with the Tigers, Martinez has launched 23 and 38 home runs…


NSU Alumnus and Health Policy Expert Discusses the Historical Context and Impact of ObamaCare

Daniel E. Dawes, J.D., a NSU alumnus, author, and health policy director who played a role in the development of the Affordable Care Act, spoke to the NSU community at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center on April 13, 2016, as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series hosted…


NSU Alumni Spotlight: Doctoral Alum inducted into Palo Alto Network’s Cybersecurity Canon

Jack Freund, Ph.D., a graduate of NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing (class of 2012), was recently inducted into Palo Alto Network’s Cybersecurity Canon for the book he coauthored, Measuring and Managing Information Risk: A FAIR Approach on cyber risk quantification. The goal of the Cybersecurity Canon Project is to…


NSU Alumni Spotlight: CEC alumna receives Association of Florida College’s 2015 Leadership Excellence of the Year Award

Patricia Profeta, Ph.D., a class of 2006 alumna of the College of Engineering and Computing, was recognized with the Association of Florida College’s 2015 Leadership Excellence of the Year Award. The Association represents the 28 public institutions within the Florida College System. Patricia is the Dean of Learning Resources at…


Alumni Spotlight: Sharks In The Pros: Opening Day 2016

Baseball is back and the boys of summer take center stage. Eight former Sharks highlight this addition of “Sharks In The Pros,” led by the “fab” four in J.D. Martinez, Mike Fiers, Miles Mikolas and Carlos Asuaje. J.D. Martinez – Detroit Tigers J.D. Martinez opened his third year with the…


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