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Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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Regional Campuses

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…

Lean Six Sigma White Belt Training for free at NSU Orlando Campus, March 28

NSU’s Orlando campus is offering Lean Six Sigma White Belt Training for free on Friday, March 28 from 8:30a.m.-12:30p.m. This four-hour workshop has been designed to provide the core concepts of Lean Six Sigma with a focus on productivity and quality improvement tools. White Belt training makes it easy for…

Orlando Sharks Take a Bite Out of Illiteracy

Did you know that only 48% of young children in the United States are read to on a daily basis? Research shows that reading aloud to children helps with language development, literacy skills, and neurological development, to name a few.  Even reading for as little as fifteen minutes a day…

NSU Orlando Hosts Spring FAPA Conference

The NSU Orlando campus served as the setting for the spring conference of the Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) on March 8. The conference titled “Book Marketing Sizzle” focused on ways to market and promote personal writing.  Keynote speaker Peggy Dekay, the author of Self-Publishing for Virgins, addressed various…

Fort Myers Students and Faculty Gather to Remember a Fallen Colleague

Students and staff at the NSU Fort Myers campus assembled this past January for an afternoon of island food and music to celebrate and remember a fallen colleague. The campus SGA arranged a scholarship fundraiser in memory of NSU Nursing student Wade Jones who was tragically killed while at his…

NSU Tampa Sponsors Evening of Excellence Award

Recently, the Pinellas County Education Foundation held its annual Evening of Excellence.  Guests gathered at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg to recognize the achievements of educators in the local community.  NSU Tampa partnered with Safety Harbor Middle School as a sponsor of seventh grade civics teacher, Stephanie Martanovic.  Ms….

President Hanbury Connects Education and Business at Chamber South Breakfast

Recently, the NSU Miami Campus sponsored the Chamber South General Membership Breakfast at the Miami Dadeland Marriott.  President Hanbury and Alberto Carvalho, Superintendent for Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) served as keynote speakers presenting on the topic, “Connecting Education and Business”.  Approximately 140 community leaders consisting of chamber members, M-DCPS…

NSU Tampa Partners with AT&T to Reach Area High School Students

NSU Tampa and the Employee Resource Group from AT&T recently partnered to host the HACEMOS (meaning “we do” or “we make” in Spanish) event.  This event provides Latino/Hispanic students with the opportunity to engage one-on-one with community leaders.  24 Latino/Hispanic junior and seniors from a local high school were invited…

NSU’s First Ever Forensic Psychology Day held at the Jacksonville Campus

Faculty and students from NSU joined other experts for the first-ever Forensic Psychology Day at the Jacksonville Campus, which was held Feb. 1. Participating in the event were Lenore Walker, Ed.D., Steven Gold, Ph.D. and David Shapiro, Ph.D. from NSU’s Center for Psychological Services; Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren, Broward County Court…

NSU Jacksonville Campus Raises Funds for the “Apple Project”

The NSU Jacksonville Campus recently partnered with area schools and businesses to raise money for the construction of the only free dental clinic in Jacksonville for low income residents.  Working towards a goal of raising $100,000 through a campaign called the “Apple Project”, the students and staff at NSU Jacksonville…

NSU Orlando Hosts Resource and Career Fair for Veterans

The NSU Orlando Campus recently hosted the Central Florida VetReady Resource and Career Fair.  VetReady is a non-profit organization that coordinates free events to promote career and educational opportunities for veterans, active duty military and their spouses.  Over 35 employers from the private and public sectors were in attendance and…

Regional Campuses Announce Leadership Appointments at Miramar and Puerto Rico

Richard Davis, Ed.D., vice president of regional campus network and online education, recently announced the appointment of Ella Gooden, M.B.A. as director of NSU’s Miramar campus and Andres Malave, Ph.D. as executive director of NSU’s San Juan, Puerto Rico campus effective January 2, 2014. Previously director of special projects for…

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