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Regional Campuses

Tampa Campus Hosts Tampa Bay Area Chapter of MPI

On September 10, 2014, Nova Southeastern University’s Tampa Campus hosted the Tampa Bay Area Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) for their monthly meeting. NSU Tampa was able to showcase their facility to roughly 60 MPI members via the organization’s educational segment, hosted in the computer lab, and a networking…


Tampa Campus Hosts Florida Diversity Council

NSU Tampa hosted the Florida Diversity Council’s (FLDC) Tampa Bay Chapter for their monthly meeting on September 3, 2014. The mission of the FLDC is to enhance appreciation for and understanding of the value of diversity and inclusion. They are committed to transforming workplace communities into environments where people are…


NSU Orlando hosts Central Florida Jobs Initiative

The NSU Orlando Campus proudly served as the host of the Central Florida Jobs Initiative (CFJI). With a 70% job placement rate, the CFJI has made great progress in Seminole County where it has successfully put unemployed and underemployed people to work. Building on this success, the CFJI sought to…


NSU Leads Training for Bahamas Ministry of Tourism

NSU Bahamas regional campus recently hosted staff from the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism offices as they underwent three weeks of intense training to complete a Sales and Marketing Certificate Program designed especially for the ministry in conjunction with NSU faculty. John Riggs, D.B.A, assistant professor of marketing at NSU, conducted…


NSU Jacksonville Sharks Support the Jaguars

The NSU Jacksonville regional campus was pleased to have 20 students, staff, alumni, and their family members partner with the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Downtown Council’s annual Painting of the PawPrints. NSU joined more than 300 participants who painted the 263 paw prints that lead from the Main Street Bridge…


NSU Orlando Recognizes Area Shark Alumni

The NSU Orlando regional campus recently initiated a program called “Recognizing Orlando Sharks,” which identifies graduates in the Orlando area and recognizes their achievements and accomplishments. The first alumni chosen for the program was Susan Deck, who recently earned her M.S. in Cognitive Behavior Disorder. Deck accepted a position with…


NSU Orlando Hosts the Central Florida Jobs Initiative

The NSU Orlando Campus proudly served as the host of the Central Florida Jobs Initiative (CFJI). With a 70% job placement rate, the CFJI has made great progress in Seminole County where it has successfully put unemployed and underemployed people to work. Building on this success, the CFJI sought to…


NSU Nursing Program in Kendall Featured on TV

NSU’s Nursing program in Kendall was featured WPLG Channel 10’s HealthCast with Kristi Krueger. The segment included footage of the hi-tech labor and delivery mannequins, which give students an opportunity to experience simulated deliveries. The story continued at Baptist Hospital with a NSU Nursing graduate who is now a labor…


NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences to Hold Special Presentations on the Top 5 Technology Trends to Impact Business & IT Leaders in the Future

NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS) will host special presentations at NSU’s Regional Campuses in Tampa and Orlando on the ‘Top 5 Technology Trends to Impact Business & IT Leaders in the Future’. The presentations are complimentary and open to professionals across all industries. An R.S.V.P. is…


NSU Tampa Hosts Free Lean Six Sigma White Belt Training for Community

NSU Tampa recently hosted Lean Six Sigma White Belt training, compliments of Elements of Gemba Consulting, LLC.  The training was free and open to the community.  The four-hour workshop provided the core concepts of Lean Six Sigma, with a focus on productivity and quality improvement tools for any type of…


NSU Tampa OT Students Assist the Elderly to Get the Best “Car” Fit

NSU Tampa’s Occupational Therapy class had 30 students from the classes of 2016 and 2017 volunteer at an event called CarFit.  The event, sponsored by the Florida Department of Transportation, the Department of Elder Affairs, AARP and AAA, is designed to help senior citizens modify their cars to ensure they…


FOX 13 Tampa Bay Broadcasts Story on Cardiovascular Sonography Program

Tampa’s Fox 13 medical reporter, Joette Giovinco, M.D., visited NSU Tampa to film a segment on the Cardiovascular Sonography program on April 28.  The piece will include a demonstration of the HeartWorks simulator and an actual echocardiogram in the campus lab facilities as well as a sit-down interview with the…


NSU Miami Assistant Director Honored as One of 12 Good Men

James Jackson III, assistant director at the NSU Miami regional campus was honored at the 21st Annual 12 Good Men luncheon.  The 12 Good Men Luncheon is the premier fundraiser to benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Florida. The purpose of the event is to honor leading men…


College of Pharmacy Palm Beach Student Accepted to VALOR Program

NSU College of Pharmacy Palm Beach student Daniela Valencia has been accepted to participate in the Veteran’s Affairs Learning Opportunity Residency program at the West Palm Beach Veteran’s Administration (VA). Valencia was awarded one of two positions for which many other pharmacy students from the state of Florida had applied….


Lean Six Sigma White Belt Training Offered Free at NSU Tampa Campus, May 9

A Lean Six Sigma White Belt training program designed for professionals to expand their quality process management skills and knowledge, will be offered free to the public Friday, May 9 at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Tampa campus. The four-hour workshop starts at 9 a.m. and is presented by Elements of…


Weekly Broadcast of Westminster Chimes on Regional Campuses Public Address System

Please be advised that beginning Monday, April 28, 2014, the sound of Westminster Chimes will be broadcast over the outdoor public address systems at East Campus, Oceanographic Center, Palm Beach and the Ft. Myers Regional campus every Monday at noon. (The Main Campus began the weekly playing of Westminster Chimes…


Regional Campus Executive Director Honored by South Florida Hispanic Chamber

NSU regional campus executive director, Ricardo Belmar, M.I.B.A., was recently honored by the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SFLHCC) and received the Chairman’s Higher Education Award during an exclusive luncheon at the Trump National Doral Miami.  The SFLHCC Hispanic Leadership Awards recognizes individuals who provide excellence in different fields…


Cardiovascular Sonography Program at NSU Tampa Receives National Accreditation

The Cardiovascular Sonography Program at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Health Care Sciences has received national accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Cardiovascular Technology (JRC-CVT). The new accreditation is effective March 21,…


NSU College of Pharmacy’s Alpha Zeta Omega Fraternity Attends National Convention

Members of the Psi chapter of the Alpha Zeta Omega (AZO) professional pharmacy fraternity at NSU’s College of Pharmacy Palm Beach Campus recently attended the semi-annual National Alpha Zeta Omega Convention which in West Palm Beach. The convention was a great opportunity for professional networking and for members to report…


NSU College of Pharmacy’s Palm Beach Campus Supports Susan G. Komen

Members of the Psi chapter of the Alpha Zeta Omega (AZO) professional pharmacy fraternity at NSU’s College of Pharmacy Palm Beach Campus recently participated in the 23rd Annual Susan G. Komen South Florida Race for the Cure. More than 25 students and Professor Feroza Sircar, Pharm.D. , teamed up to…


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