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Pride Bite: Student Organized Program Offers Dental Care to more than 300 Children in Need

NSU’s Core Value of Community was  on full display during Give Kids a Smile Day. Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Dental Medicine provided dental services to more than 300 children and special needs patients in South Florida on Saturday, February 4, 2017 as part of ADA Foundation’s Give Kids…


Pride Bite: NSU Student-Athletes Achieve New Heights Academically in Fall Term

The Nova Southeastern University student-athletes continue to put just as much focus on academic achievement and success in the classroom as they do in their individual and team performance in their respective sports. As a result of hard work and dedication, the athletic department posted a 3.26 cumulative grade point…


Pride Bite: NSU’s Online Master’s in Public Administration Program Selected as One of the Best

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is proud to announce its online Master’s in Public Administration Program (MPA) was ranked one of the best by BestColleges.com. The program, ranked thirteenth by BestColleges.com, is offered through NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship. “We are proud of our online Master’s in…


U.S. News & World Report Ranks Three NSU Programs Among the Nation’s Best

The rankings by U.S. News & World Report of college and university online programs are out, and Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is proud to announce that three online programs have been honored. NSU’s Criminal Justice graduate program was ranked 26th out of 41 programs; its Education graduate program was 84th…


Pride Bite: NSU Earns Military Friendly School Designation

NSU is the recipient of the 2017 Military Friendly School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse. Established in 2003, Military Friendly Schools is the most comprehensive, powerful resource for veterans today. Each year, the list of Military Friendly Schools is provided to service members…


Pride Bite: Seven Fischler College of Education graduates named Top Black Educators of 2016 in South Florida

Seven alumni of the NSU Abraham S. Fischler College of  Education were recently recognized as Top Black Educators of 2016 by Legacy South Florida. Among those recognized: Larry Rice, Ed.D., who in 2015, became the first black president of Johnson and Wales University following a distinguished career that included positions as a…


Pride Bite: Nova Southeastern University Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a Top Best College

U.S. News & World Report ranked NSU No. 214 in its 2017 National Universities Rankings. This category is part of the annual Best Colleges ranking of colleges and universities in a variety of categories. Princeton University, Harvard University and University of Chicago were ranked in the top three spots. According to…


Pride Bite: NSU Ranked Among Top 20 Global Universities That Could “Challenge the Elite” by 2030

Times Higher Education and World University ranked Nova Southeastern University (NSU) as one of 20 universities in the world and one of only nine universities in the U.S. that “could challenge the elite” universities and become globally renowned by the year 2030. Firetail, a higher education strategy consulting firm, identified…


Pride Bite: NSU Student-Athletes Earn D2 Athletics Directors Association Academic Achievement Award

The Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) announced the 2015-16 recipients of the D2 ADA Academic Achievement Awards last week and 42 Nova Southeastern student-athletes were awarded. The Academic Achievement Awards is a program that recognizes the academic accomplishments of student-athletes at the Division II level. In order for…


Pride Bite: NSU Collection of School Supplies Helps Children of Women In Distress

Thank you to all of the members of the NSU community who contributed to the Women In Distress 2016 Back to School Drive. The Office of Facilities Management spearheaded the campaign and this year the university doubled its contribution providing supplies that will help more than 300 children. Click on the…


Pride Bite: Nova Southeastern University’s Campus Ranked One of Safest in the US

Providing a safe and secure environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors is a high priority at Nova Southeastern University (NSU.) To that end, there are a myriad of programs and procedures in place that all address the issue of safety and security. NSU’s Public Safety Department is nationally recognized…


Pride Bites: NSU Was #1 Fundraising Team for March for Babies Annual Walk

On April 30, 2016 thousands came together at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Davie, to take part in the March of Dimes’ annual March for Babies walk. NSU was the #1 Schools and Organizations team, raising $6,869 with Jessica Brumley, NSU’s Vice President of Facilities Management, as Team Captain.  NSU has…


Pride Bite: 80 NSU Student-Athletes Named to Spring SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll

Way to go Sharks! Eighty of NSU’s student-athletes were named to the 2016 Sunshine State Conference Spring Commissioner’s Honor Roll, Commissioner Ed Pasque recently announced. Among the 80 designees, eight Sharks boasted a perfect 4.0 GPA. Student-athletes from baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s golf, rowing, softball, men’s and women’s…


Pride Bite: Women’s Swimming Recognized for Academic Success; Named a CSCAA Scholar All-American Team

At NSU, student-athletes are not “dumb jocks” who are only motivated to excel in sports; our athletes are equally committed to academic excellence. After Women’s Swimming posted a 3.22 GPA for the spring semester, they were recognized as a Scholar All-American Team by the  College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA)….


Pride Bite: Nearly 90 Biology Students Inducted into National Honor Society

The NSU Chapter (Rho Rho) of the National Biological Honor Society (Beta Beta Beta or TriBeta) welcomed 89 new members at its annual induction ceremony held at the Performance Theatre at the Don Taft University on March 30, 2016. TriBeta is dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological…


Pride Bite: NSU Leads College of Law Alumni to Supreme Court

Twelve alumni from NSU’s Shepard Broad College of Law Center recently went to the U.S. Supreme Court to be sworn in as lawyers who can practice before the highest court in the land. Leading the group were NSU President Dr. George L. Hanbury; Jon Garon, dean of the Shepard Broad…


Pride Bite: No. 5 NSU Women’s Golf Team Wins NCAA South Super Regional

The No. 5 Nova Southeastern University women’s golf team took home the title at the 2016 NCAA South Super Regional, while two Sharks finished as the best on the individual leaderboard, as the tournament wrapped at the Marcus Pointe Golf Club. The Sharks’ three-round total of 894 put them ahead of…


Pride Bite: NSU Dental Program Receives Statewide Award

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Dental Medicine’s Smiles Across Miami program was named a Sapphire Awards recipient and earned a $20,000 grant for its efforts to bring quality oral health services to underserved and primarily uninsured school children in Miami-Dade County. The awards, presented by the Florida Blue Foundation…


Pride Bite: COM Student’s Hand-walking Skills on Display at Relay for Life to benefit American Cancer Society

Community service in action: Ashwin Kalyandurg, a second-year student in the College of Osteopathic Medicine, was recognized for his noble effort to walk on his hands for more than 10 hours during NSU’s annual Relay for Life event that benefits the American Cancer Society. Kalyandurg, who performed this feat by…


Pride Bite: CAHSS Students Raise Money for Kids in Distress

Volunteerism and philanthropy are intricately woven into the tapestry of NSU’s culture. As such, it comes as no surprise when students set their minds on a fundraising goal for a nonprofit organization and work to achieve it. Students in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) participated in the Kids in Distress…


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