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Occupational Therapy-Tampa Faculty Receives State Association Award

Mirtha Whaley, Ph.D., OTR/L a faculty member at the Department of Occupational Therapy in Tampa, was recently recognized by her peers and provided with the Louise Samson Leadership Award at the Florida Occupational Therapy Association (FOTA) Annual Conference in Orlando. The conference theme was “Engaging Lives Throughout the Lifespan.” This…


Home Depot’s Women Leaders Network at NSU Orlando

On Thursday, September 24, 2015, women in management from Home Depot gathered at Nova Southeastern University’s Orlando Campus for a leadership seminar. The leaders use this as a networking opportunity to brainstorm ideas and to build relationships. Toni Ballone, assistant director at NSU Orlando took part in the event and…


Tampa Regional PT Students Participate in Jamaica Medical Outreach

Ten Physical Therapy (PT) students and four faculty members from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Tampa Regional Campus recently participated in the 19th Jamaica Medical Outreach. The PT students encountered numerous patients with muscular-skeletal issues, the aches and pains resulting from a lifetime of heavy physical labor. The 14 from Tampa…


HETS Provides NSU Students with Online Resources

Nova Southeastern University is a member of The Hispanic Educational Technology Services (HETS) and has exclusive access to a myriad of services through the HETS Virtual Plaza. HETS is the first bilingual consortium dedicated to serving the needs of higher education of Hispanic communities. It is a non-profit organization with…


Orange County Public Schools Hosts Trade Fair at NSU Orlando

Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) recently held their Trade Fair at NSU Orlando. OCPS’s Office of Business Opportunity hosts this event annually in which vendors that are present work with the school district. It also has many small businesses and minority business support organizations as well. Assistant Director Javier Torres…


14 Annual Orange County Drug Free Coalition Conference at NSU Orlando

The 14 Annual Orange County Drug Free Coalition Conference was held at NSU Orlando on Thursday, June 4. Topics ranged from drug treatment, intervention and recovery to the science of addiction. More than 75 people attended the conference, and had the opportunity to earn continuing education credits. Toni Ballone, assistant…


NSU Orlando Honored as Member of the Month

The Orlando Chamber of Commerce has given NSU Orlando the proud honor of its Member of the Month nomination. The Orlando Chamber of Commerce, also known as Orlando, Inc., is one of four lines of business of the Central Florida Partnership, with an emphasis on regional entrepreneurship. Orlando, Inc. serves…


PA Program in Orlando Gives Back to the Community

The students in the Physician Assistants program at NSU’s Orlando campus are giving back to the community by serving up smiles in the Ronald McDonald House Share-a-Meal Program. Along with numerous philanthropic events, the students also donate and prepare food for the families who stay at the house. PA Orlando…


PA Ft. Meyers Ethic’s Team Wins HPD Ethics Bowl

During the 9th Annual Health Professions Division (HPD) Ethics Bowl, the PA Ft. Meyers Ethics team battled the Medical Sonography, Dental and ultimately their sister PA teams in Ft. Lauderdale. The four teammates traveled 130 Miles across the state to participate in the even in person, and was cheered on…


Sharks Participate in Race for the Cure Breast Cancer Walk

A team of staff and students from NSU’s Palm Beach Campus participated in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in downtown West Palm Beach. Headed by Stefanie La Manna, Ph.D., ARNP, FNP-C and Jessica Granata, ARNP, FNP-C from the Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) program in NSU’s College…


NSU Orlando Sharks in the Spotlight

Gilbert Saenz, an NSU Orlando alumni, was awarded the Outstanding Professional Achievement Award upon the publication of his first book. Gilbert graduated from the mental health counseling program in the summer of 2012 and is presently employed as a therapist at Chrysalis Health. He graciously took some time out of…


NSU College of Pharmacy in Palm Beach Hosts End of Year Picnic

NSU’s College of Pharmacy at the Palm Beach Campus held its annual “End of the Year Thank You” picnic on Saturday, Nov. 22 at Loggerhead Park in Juno Beach. Lisa Deziel, Pharm.D., Ph.D., dean, and members of the college’s executive team joined students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends for a…


NSU College of Pharmacy Students in Puerto Rico Participate in Community Diabetes Fair

Several NSU College of Pharmacy students and faculty from Puerto Rico Regional Campus who are members of the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP), recently participated in a Diabetes Awareness Fair sponsored by the Puerto Rican Diabetes Association. The theme was “Encaminada: Encendiendo la Luz por la Diabetes.” The…


Regional Campuses Celebrate Homecoming Locally

NSU’s regional campuses got in the spirit of Homecoming 2014 by showing their Shark pride locally throughout the week. Several campuses hosted fun activities and events including a food truck rally in Tampa. Additionally, a group of Fort Myers campus staff and students attended the NSU men’s basketball game at…


NSU’s College of Pharmacy Conducts Diabetes Screenings

As part of American Diabetes Month, NSU’s College of Pharmacy (COP) Palm Beach Campus paired with the Diabetes Coalition for a night of community outreach on Nov. 14. A large group of members from the American Pharmacy Association Palm Beach visited to the Palm Beach Outlets, where COP students provided…


2nd Annual Community Day and Health Fair A Great Success

The NSU Fort Myers Campus hosted the Second Annual Community Day and Health Fair on November 1, 2014. The campus welcomed approximately 300 students, family members, and guests from the community and connected them to over 30 organizations focused on health and wellness.


NSU Nursing Students Collect Bandages for Underserved Patients

NSU’s College of Nursing students in Fort Myers recently participated in the Florida Student Nurses Association’s “Make Them Smile Campaign.” The group organized a drive to obtain 1,000 latex-free bandage donations to give to Immokalee Clinic, a Federally Qualified Health Center which treats underserved populations, where students participate in educational…


Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at NSU Tampa

NSU Tampa celebrated Hispanic Heritage month by hosting Night of Hispanic & Latino Heritage on Friday, October 10. Over 40 guests participated in the festivities which included several members of the Tampa Bay Community. Guest speakers included Mirtha Whaley, Ph.D., NSU Assistant Professor and Director of Academic Affairs in the…


NSU Tampa and Huizenga School Sponsor Pioneer Golf Tournament

NSU Tampa and the Huizenga Business School recently sponsored AT&T’s 5th Annual Pioneer Golf Tournament held at Lexington Oak Golf Course in Wesley Chapel, Florida. This year 150 golfers participated in the tournament. AT&T has been a strong educational corporate partner with NSU for more than 30 years. The Pioneers…


NSU Orlando Continues to Recognize Area Shark Alumni

NSU Orlando’s “Recognizing Orlando Sharks” program continues to reach out to NSU graduates in the Orlando area and recognizes their achievements and accomplishments. The September recipient was Quay Hu, who received his Master of Business Administration from NSU. Hu recently accepted the position of Director of Marketing and Operations for…


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