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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


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Young Entrepreneurs Find Success at National Competition

Congratulations to the NSU University School Junior Achievement Alpha Essentials team who won 3rd place in the JA Company of the Year Category at Junior Achievement’s National Student Leadership Summit held in Washington D.C. Each team member, Andrew Hurowitz, Cole Becker, Alexis Bogomolni, Evan Gutkin, and Alexander Shuster, also won…

NSU University School Speech and Debate Team Excels at National Tournament

Congratulations to Jake Wallack and Itiel Wainer who were named National Champions at the National Speech and Debate Tournament! Additionally, NSU University School’s Middle and Upper Schools were both named Schools of Excellence in Speech, signifying that we were one of the top programs at the national tournament. NSU University…

USchool students recognized during Silver Knight Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to the following NSU University School seniors honored at the 2016 Silver Knight Awards Ceremony. Sophie Septoff won in the Music and Dance category. Rachel Bomser won an Honorable Mention in World Languages, and Michelle Langone won an Honorable Mention in Drama. The Silver Knight is a prestigious, 58-year-old…

University School Students Share their Stories at The First Grade Fairybook Festival

First grade students at NSU University School were thrilled to spend time with parents, grandparents, and friends at the annual Fairytale Festival. Leading up to the festival, students completed a unit study of Fairytales, discussing the elements of a fairytale story including character, plot, setting, the problem, and the solution….

USchool earns recognition from Critics’ Awards Program for theater performance of “Spamalot”

We are so proud of our NSU University School students who received 16 Cappie nominations for their spectacular work in Spamalot. The Critics’ Awards Program, or Cappies for short, celebrates outstanding achievement in high school theatre. Nominations are made by student critics from participating schools who attend the productions of…

Industry Professionals Meet with Middle School Students for Career Connections Event

NSU University School eighth grade students enjoyed making connections with industry professionals during the 6th annual Middle School Career Connections event. More than 50 USchool parents and alumni, NSU professors, and other working professionals participated in panel discussions that addressed a number of questions including why they love what they…

USchool Student Shadows World Renowned Scientist

Cultivating her passion for marine biology, Marlee Lewin, a sophomore at NSU University School, has elevated her learning through the Independent Research Study (IRS). This unique program gives students the opportunity to work one-on-one with university professors and conduct extensive, graduate-level research. Marlee is currently being mentored by world-renowned marine…

NSU University Scschool Students Qualify for the 2016 National Speech and Debate Tournament

Congratulations to the NSU University School Speech and Debate team members who are eligible to compete in the 2016 USA World Schools Debate Invitational. We commend your achievements so far this year and wish you the best of luck at nationals! The NSU University School representatives are: Thomas Ebenger &…

NSU University School Names Director of Upper School

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) University School , JK-twelfth grade college preparatory school, is proud to announce that Scott Fech, Ph.D., has been named the new director of the Upper School effective July 1, 2016.  Fech was offered the position after a comprehensive search process, which included parent surveys, committee meetings,…

NSU University School Robotics Team Continues to Excel

The NSU University School Robotics Team A won the Excellence Award, the Highest Driving Skill Award, and the Highest Programming Award at the VEX Robotics Competition: Nothing But Net. The tournament was the final regional tournament of the season before the Florida State Championship this month. The Robotics team started…

University School Visual Arts Students win Numerous Arts Awards

Congratulations to our talented NSU University School visual arts students who did exceptionally well in the 2016 Regional Schoslatic Art Awards for Broward County. Upper School and Middle School artists won a total of three American Vision Nominee Awards, 28 Gold Keys, 25 Silver Keys, and 40 Honorable Mentions. Their…

Last Chance to Receive 45% Off at Camp Nova this Summer!

Camp Nova at NSU University School is open to students in kindergarten to grade 11, and provides campers with a summer full of smiles, laughs, fun with new friends, and plenty of good memories. Students can spend their summer mastering the art of archery, stunting in cheerleading, learning martial arts,…

Upper School Student is a candidate for the prestigious U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Congratulations to NSU University School student, Jacob Ronkin, for being selected as a candidate for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, which honors some of our Nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors. The program recognized 4,000 students out of more than 3.3 million graduating seniors. Jacob is one of 125…

NSU University School hosts Cultural Unity Fair

Students in the Lower School enjoyed spending a week learning about different cultures during the annual Cultural Unity Week. Throughout the week, parents and grandparents volunteered their time to share their cultural traditions with our students in the classrooms. The week culminated with a Cultural Unity Fair, an event our…

Bound For Broadway Camp – NSU Discount Available

The NSU University School introduces “BOUND FOR BROADWAY” Summer Program for students age 11-18 and will run through June 13-July 8 from 9:00 a.m-3:30 p.m. with no camp on Monday, July 4. This camp is an immersive theatrical experience, designed to cultivate campers’ understanding in both performance and technical aspects…

USchool Entrepreneurs Impress at JA Fellows Shark Tank Competition

NSU University School, in partnership with Junior Achievement, offers students an opportunity to learn about entrepreneurship, financial literacy and workplace readiness. Twenty Upper School students are participating in the Junior Achievement Fellows Company Program (JA Fellows), an 18-week entrepreneurship program that teaches economics through real-world experience in business and develops…

NSU University School Student Qualifies for the National Physics Olympiad

Congratulations to NSU University School student Matthew Mann, grade 12, who qualified for the National Physics Olympiad.This high school physics competition promotes excellence in physics education and rewards outstanding physics students. Mann was the only student to qualify out of all private and public schools in Broward County. Mann now…

National Merit Scholarship Program Finalists

NSU University School is proud to congratulate Nisha Chaudhari, Karan Choudhary, Ariel Friedman, Shainal Gandhi, Zachary Guttman, Matthew Mann, and Jacob Ronkin on being named 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program Finalists. Based on the 2014 PSAT, academically talented students are the highest-scoring program entrants from Florida and represent less than one…

NSU University School Students Excel at 2016 Broward County Science and Engineering Fair

Congratulations to the NSU University School students who took home top awards in the Broward County Science and Engineering Fair. In fields ranging from health and medicine to zoology, technology and botany, students produced log books, scientific papers, and show boards with results from their extensive data research and discovery….

CAHSS and NSU’s University School Collaborate on Dance Performance

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) and NSU’s University School enjoyed a dance collaboration at this year’s Celebration of Excellence. Dance students in the Department of Performing and Visual Arts (DPVA) as well as dance students in the University School Dance Program performed together. The choreography was…

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