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Nova Southeastern University
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
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Pride Bites

Pride Bite: NSU Presents Donors with Shark Statue

Did you know? NSU recently recognized NSU donors whose cumulative giving to NSU exceeds 1 million dollars. In appreciation of their generosity, they were presented with a limited edition Maquette of the Kent Ullberg’s 30 foot Mako shark statue, which is located in front of the Don Taft University Center….

Pride Bite: U.S. News & World Report Ranks NSU’s Criminal Justice Graduate Program as one of the Best in America

For the first time, U.S. News & World Report included online graduate criminal justice programs in its annual review of the top educational programs in America. When the review was completed, NSU’s program was ranked 22nd. According to the report, around 5.4 million students took at least one distance education…

Pride Bite: NSU’s STEM grants Featured in Local and National Media

Did you know? Nova Southeastern University was awarded $7M in U.S. Dept. of Education Title V grants, which focus in attracting and retaining undergraduate students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) subjects, including computer science. News about the grants were featured in local and national media. See coverage here:…

Pride Bite: #GivingTuesday at NSU

On December 2, NSU joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. #GivingTuesday, began in 2012, celebrates a global day of giving back, and this year over 20,000 partners participated! We’d like to give a big…

Pride Bite: NSU’s Oceanographic Center Researchers help conduct Survey to Help Provide Better Stewardship for our Coral Reefs

NSU’s Oceanographic Center has teamed up with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Southeast Florida Coral Reef Initiative (SEFCRI) to launch the Our Florida Reefs Coastal and Ocean Use survey. This survey is being conducted as part of a local initiative for our area, known as Our Florida…

Pride Bite: NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Online Public Health Program Rates Among the Best Nationally

Public Health Online, a leading online resource for public health education and careers, recently published a new list of the Best Online Master of Public Health (MPH) Programs for 2014-15, which ranked Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Online Public Health Program No. 17 out of the top…

NSU Researchers Receive $8.5 Million to Study Oil Spills

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Oceanographic Center is home to some of the world’s top marine biology and ocean ecosystem researchers and experts. Now those research efforts are being given a boost, thanks to a financial award from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI.) NSU is one of 12 organizations…

Pride Bite: Have you heard about “Megalodon?”

Did you know the university has a supercomputer? Nova Southeastern University’s new IBM supercomputer, nicknamed “Megalodon” allows NSU to join an elite group of universities with this type of research computing power. The name Megalodon was chosen as it is the biggest prehistoric shark that ever lived and the largest…

Pride Bite: NSU’s Enrollment Ranking Compared to Other Colleges and Universities

Thomas W. MacFarland, Ed.D., senior research associate and associate professor, updated prior research and determined that Nova Southeastern University is now the 10th largest private, not-for-profit, college or university in the United States, based on Fall Term 2012 enrollment statistics. Additional details on NSU’s size and other key statistics (Academic…

Pride Bite: Congresswoman Lois Frankel visits NSU Veterans Resource Center

Florida Congresswoman Lois Frankel, D-22, was recently on NSU’s main campus to research the wide array of services the university provides our student veterans. Congresswoman Frankel is planning to incorporate some of the information in her bill proposing funding for campus resource centers similar to that at NSU. Frankel was…

Pride Bite: NSU Medical School Ranks First in Community Outreach

NSU prides itself on being an educational institution that provides continuing community outreach locally, nationally, and internationally via clinical programs and research, as does the College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-COM), which has been a community outreach exemplar since its inception. Proof of this fact was evidenced in September when NSU-COM…

Pride Bite: NSU Featured on NBC 6’s College Week

  On Wednesday, Oct. 1, campus was abuzz as NSU students, including student-athletes and cheerleaders, and of course, Razor, showed their school spirit on live TV as part of NBC 6’s College Week special. The station broadcasted live from the Don Taft University Center with Anchor Adam Kuperstein and Sports…

Pride Bite – NSU Receives $2.85 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Education

NSU has been awarded a $2.85 million Post-Baccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) grant, through the U.S. Department of Education’s Title V program. The grant, led by NSU’s Gregory Simco, Ph.D., and Meline Kevorkian, Ed.D., who serve as co-administrators of the grant, will be used to expand post-baccalaureate educational opportunities…

Pride Bite: NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center Ranks Among Top 5 Law Schools for Hispanics

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center was ranked 5th nationally in HispanicBusiness.com’s 2014 Annual Diversity Report as one of the Best Law Schools for Diversity Practices . In addition, the Law Center placed 3rd, among the top 10 schools identified in the percentage of “Hispanic graduate enrollment” and…

Pride Bite: View Documentaries on Destination America TV: Includes Informercials on GHRI & GHOF

Catch up on the latest work of the Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) during a two minute “informercial” which will be featured during the broadcast of “Giants of the Gulf” on Destination America TV, Saturday, Sept. 13 at 9:00 am (EST). The GHRI…

Pride Bite – NSU Opens Store Front in Junior Achievement World Finance Park

NSU is part of the world of Junior Achievement (JA) of South Florida. The university has a 600 square foot store front in the Patten Family Foundation Finance Park in which Junior Achievement World is housed. Junior Achievement is a nonprofit organization that provides a series of business, economic and…

Major Retailer on University Drive ‘Sports’ NSU Logo

While major retailer Wal-Mart is “rolling back prices” at their store on the corner University Dr. and Orange Dr. in Davie, FL, Nova Southeastern University is rolling out the welcome to students, parents, alumni and faculty/staff who will soon arrive on campus. Through a licensing partnership, NSU now has Shark-branded…

NSU Coffee Table Book Recognized for Excellence

Congratulations to NSU! Nova Southeastern University: A Tribute to the Past…A Prelude to the Future has been selected as a finalist in the Coffee Table Book category for the 2014 Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) President’s Awards. Additionally, NSU was a Finalist for the 2014 Next Generation Indie Book…

Pride Bite: Live View – Construction of the Center for Collaborative Research

Click here to view a live feed of the on going construction. The revolutionary Center for Collaborative Research (CCR) project is being constructed for NSU by ANF Group, Inc. This project is a ground up construction of a 6 story, 216,522 square foot building on our main campus in Davie, Florida….

NSU Makes a Difference

Did you know? Annually, NSU students, faculty and staff participate in more than 2,000 local community service projects that enrich lives.

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