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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…


Pride Bite: NSU Students working with Celebrity Bowling Tournament to Support HCBE Scholarships and More

Sport and Recreation Management students in NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship are playing a major role in planning the Fourth Annual Cliff Floyd Foundation Celebrity Bowling Tournament, scheduled for Sunday, April 24, at SpareZ in Davie from 1 to 4 p.m. The HCBE students, under the…


Pride Bite: Nova Southeastern University’s Bond Rating Raised by Standard & Poor’s

Standard & Poor’s announced that it has raised Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) ratings two notches to an “A-” based on S&P’s methodology, citing a diverse program mix, stabilizing enrollment, steady student demand and improving student quality. “We continue to move the university forward toward achieving NSU’s Vision 2020, and an…


Pride Bite: NSU-COM Receives Two AACOM Communications Awards

In March, NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine further cemented its reputation as a communications leader when it received two national awards in the 2016 American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) Excellence in Communications (EIC) Awards Program. The college’s popular publication, COM Outlook, earned third-place honors in the Best Magazine…


Pride Bite: Community Core Value in action – NSU Recognizes Middle and High School Winners of Statewide Holocaust Reflection Contest

NSU has partnered with the nonprofit Holocaust Learning and Education Fund, Inc. to sponsor the annual Holocaust Reflection Contest—a statewide student competition that promotes Holocaust education. The 2016 winners were announced at an award ceremony held on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus on Sunday, March 6. Participating middle and high school…


Pride Bite: NSU Participates in Dentist Day on Florida’s Capitol Hill

Eleven NSU dental students and faculty member, Laurie Gordon-Brown, DMD, attended Dentist Day on Capitol Hill in Tallahassee on February 1-2, 2016. Each year, dentists from throughout the state lobby Florida legislators during about issues critical to dentistry and patient care. NSU’s representatives met with several members of the Broward delegation…


Pride Bite: NSU Presents and Earns Five Awards at CASE Conference

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) was well represented at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) 2016 District III Conference, held Feb. 14 – 17, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. Out of the more than 1,000 submissions for awards, NSU was recognized across five categories for: Grand Award in Advertising…


Pride Bite: College of Osteopathic Medicine launches AIM-High Program to Expose High School Students to Medical Profession

Embracing all of university’s Core Values with one trend-setting program, NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine is launching a unique six-day medical school immersion summer camp in June, with a focus on innovative and emerging technologies in medicine. Achieve in Medicine (AIM) High is designed for academically strong high school students who are interested…


Pride Bite: Core Value – Academic Excellence: 61 Student-Athletes Named to Fall SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll

Nova Southeastern University had 61 student-athletes named to the Fall 2015 Sunshine State Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll, as announced by the conference office Thursday, Feb. 18 by Commissioner Ed Pasque. The number of honorees at NSU has increased since last fall when 55 student-athletes made the list. Of the 61…


Pride Bite: NSU to Launch Mobile-Friendly Virtual Walking Tour of Campus

While visiting a college or university campus is the best way to get a feel for the school, how students “visit” a school is quickly changing. Thanks to ever-evolving technology, today’s students can visit college campuses across the state, nation and world from the comfort of their own home, or…


Pride Bite: The Power of Preparation – NSU’s Hometown Heroes Save a Life

We buy insurance, hoping we will never need it. Sometimes, however, life pushes us to use the cushion we have prepared. That kind of unforeseen moment occurred on January 26, when two Nova Southeastern University colleagues in Physical Plant—Anthony Iovino, B.S., assistant director, and Edgar Ruiz, M.I.B.A., manager of fire…


Pride Bite: Student Organized Program Offers Pro-Bono Dental Care to 750 Children in Need

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Dental Medicine provided pro-bono dental services to 750 school children and special needs patients in South Florida on Friday, February 5, 2016 to help kick off the ADA Foundation’s Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) Day program. The children received examinations, cleanings, oral health education,…


Pride Bite: Women’s Swimming & Diving Named a CSCAA Scholar All-America Team

Nova Southeastern University women’s swimming and diving was named a College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America Team for outstanding academic performance during the 2015 Fall semester. The award is in recognition of teams that achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The women earned a GPA…


Pride Bite: NSU Honored for Its Diving Program by Aquatics International Magazine

Nova Southeastern University was recently honored by Aquatics International Magazine earning “Best of Aquatics” designation in 2015. The magazine honors those companies and organizations that have implemented innovate aquatics programs to meet the needs of their stakeholders. NSU was honored for the creation, implementation and enhancement of its NSU Academic…


Pride Bite: NSU’s Online Educational Programs Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report has released its annual report on the best online educational programs available in the United States, and several Nova Southeastern University (NSU) programs were recognized. The NSU online educational programs cited by U.S. News are: Graduate Program, Criminal Justice, ranked 24th; Master’s in Nursing, ranked…


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