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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…


Pride Bite: Core Values in Action – NSU College of Pharmacy Participates in NBC 6 Health and Wellness Expo

Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy students from the Phi Delta Chi (PDC) Beta Lambda chapter and the Student College of Clinical Pharmacy (SCCP), organized and participated in the NBC 6 Health & Wellness Expo at the Marlin’s Park stadium on October 21 and November 1. The students provided services…


Pride Bite: Nova Southeastern University Ranks Among Top 25 Percent in Undergraduate Student Earnings

The Economist and Brookings Institute recently released two separate analyses of college graduates’ salaries 10 years after they began their pursuit of higher education. Nova Southeastern University (NSU) respectively ranked in the 77th and 76th percentile nationally. “Our priority at NSU is preparing our students for success in their chosen…


Pride Bite: NSU Ranked Among Most Diverse in the Nation by U.S. News & World Report

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) tied for 10th on U.S. News & World Report’s recently released Campus Ethnic Diversity rankings for the 2014-15 school year. The site assigned a diversity index between 0 and 1 based on how likely it is for an undergraduate student to encounter a fellow student from…


Pride Bite: NSU Awards Most Doctoral and Professional Degrees to Minorities in Nation

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) awards more doctoral and professional degrees to Hispanics and other minorities than any other university in the United States, according to a new study released by the publication Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. Additionally, NSU is second to Stanford University in California for professional degrees awarded…


Pride Bite: NSU to Host Second Annual Statewide Contest with the Holocaust Learning and Education Fund, Inc.

NSU is pleased to announce it will be partnering with the Holocaust Learning and Education Fund, Inc. for the second annual Holocaust Reflection Contest, a statewide initiative focusing on Holocaust education. Participating middle and high school students are being asked to submit their original essays, poems, visual art pieces, and…


Pride Bite: NSU’s Coalition Fights Human Trafficking

NSU recently celebrated the opening of its new headquarters for CREATE (Coalition for Research and Education Against Trafficking and Exploitation) at its Miramar campus. CREATE was founded by Brianna Black Kent, Ph.D., and Sandrine Gaillard-Kenney, Ed.D., from NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences in January 2015 and aims to equip…


Pride Bite: NSU is a Hispanic-Serving Institution

Did you know? As NSU continues its celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, below are some interesting facts about our diverse university. Nova Southeastern University is the largest private, not-for-profit institution in the United States that meets the U.S. Department of Education’s criteria as a Hispanic-serving Institution. President Obama designated September…


Pride Bite: College of Pharmacy Student Organization Recognized

The NSU College of Pharmacy Student Society of Health-System Pharmacy (SSHP) was officially recognized nationally for its successful efforts to promote membership in local, state, and national health-system organizations; stimulate interest in acute and ambulatory settings; and encourage career development and professionalism among students aspiring to careers in acute and…


Pride Bite: NSU Unveils New Veterans Resource Center

Helping our nation’s veterans transition back to civilian life is a priority for Nova Southeastern University. To that end, earlier this year NSU received $25,000 from The Veterans Trust to help establish a Veterans Resource Center that would be a “one stop shop” where student veterans could access a myriad…


Pride Bite: NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Online Master’s in Public Health Program Ranked Among Top 50 in Nation

The online Master’s in Public Health Program at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Osteopathic Medicine was recently ranked among the 50 Most Affordable Online MPH Programs in 2015 by the Top Master’s in Healthcare Administration website. In developing the list, Top Master’s in Healthcare Administrationused the following criteria: Online…


Pride Bite: NSU’s Phi Delta Chi Volunteers at Back to School Family Health Fair

NSU believes in Community. Members of the NSU College of Pharmacy’s Beta Lambda chapter of the Phi Delta Chi professional pharmacy fraternity volunteered for the Back to School Family Health Fair at Lauderdale Manors Early Learning and Family resources on August 1, 2015. The Health Fair assisted more 130 participants…


Pride Bite: NSU College of Nursing’s R.N. to B.S.N. Program Ranked Among Top 50 in Nation

The R.N. to B.S.N. Program at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Nursing was recently ranked in the Top 50 Most Affordable Competitive Colleges for Online RN-BSN Degrees by the Best Master of Science in Nursing website. In developing the list, Best Master of Science in Nursing, which provides information…


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