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Human Resources Hosts Free Business Writing Workshop for Employees, July 30

Back by popular demand the Office of Human Resources will be offering this FREE Employee Development Workshop on Wednesday, July 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Carl DeSantis Building, room 1052. The ability to write well is critical to any profession at any level. Invest just four…


NSU’s Office of Human Resources’ Lunch and Learn Series, Sept.12

Led by author, psychologist, and educator Gay Lynn Grigas, M.A. Psy., the Trigger-Proof Your Way to Success will focus on solutions to common workplace problems. Presented as easy-to-use “tools,” each seminar will provide strategies showing you how to change your responses to workplace “triggers.” Offered as part of the “Workplace…


Sing with the Bossa Nova Chorale, Deadline to sign up: Sept. 17

If you like to sing and want to meet new people who share your passion, the Bossa Nova Chorale is looking for you! The Bossa Nova Chorale is the premier vocal ensemble of the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts. It’s composed of talented,…


Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine a traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine, Opening Reception Aug. 8

The Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine traveling exhibit will be displayed from August 3-September 4 in the HPD library. A grand opening reception will be held on August 8 at 6pm. Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine is a six-banner traveling exhibition created to explore the…


NSU Bonds Upgraded by Moody’s to Baa1 from Baa2

NSU recently announced that Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the long-term rating of the university’s bonds to Baa1 from Baa2 with a positive outlook. According to the announcement made by Moody’s on July 16, 2013, “the rating upgrade is driven by the university’s consistently positive operating performance and, reduced liquidity…


NSU Medical School Alumnus Named Florida Dental Association Legislator of the Year

Ronald Renuart, D.O., a 1990 graduate of Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Osteopathic Medicine and three-term Florida House of Representatives member, was presented with the 2013 Florida Dental Association Legislator of the Year Award at the Florida National DentalConvention held June 13-15 in Kissimmee, Florida. Renuart practices internal medicine…


College of Pharmacy announces Promotions and Appointments

The NSU College of Pharmacy is proud to announce: The promotion of Devada Singh-Franco, Pharm.D., to Associate Professor for the department of Pharmacy Practice. Singh-Franco has become a distinguished researcher in the field of meta-analysis, pharmacotherapy, chronic disease management, diabetes mellitus, obesity, diabetes-related complications, patient care, indigent patients, patient-reported outcomes,…


Quick Tips: Cutting your summer cooling costs

http://www.usatoday.com Those sizzling, sultry days of summer are upon us, causing many of us to crank up the AC and, unfortunately, our energy bill as well. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, heating and air conditioning your home takes almost a whopping 45% bite out of your…


NSU Alum Appointed Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Park University

    Kenneth Christopher, D.P.A., who earned his doctorate at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business & Entrepreneurship, been appointed to the position of associate vice president for academic affairs at Park University. Christopher previously served the University as the associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts and…


NSU Medical School Alumnus to Practice in His Hometown

    Woodwin Weeks, D.O., a 2010 graduate of NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, joined the medical staff of Colquitt Regional Medical Center in his native Moultrie, Georgia in July. He plans to practice family medicine at the Kirk Clinic.


2013 Updated HIPAA Security Information

The Office of Information Technology Security is pleased to bring you this update regarding HIPAA Security. It is important that all NSU faculty, staff, students, and other computer users that come into contact with electronic patient data understand what the HIPAA Security rule requires and comply with the policies and…


SHSS Student becomes World’s First Certified CrossFit Trainer with Cerebral Palsy

Stephanie Hammerman, a master’s student in the College Student Affair’s program (CSA) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has become the first certified CrossFit trainer in the world with cerebral palsy. CrossFit combines strength and conditioning training to benefit the entire body. Her accomplishment has received world-wide…


Alvin Sherman Library wants to get kids ready for Back to School…

Become more familiar with Alvin Sherman Library’s vast selection of online resources which can lead to a more successful school year for you and your children. These resources can help with research projects, homework, and test-taking.  It is simple to find reliable information from your home computer any time; day…


NSU Athletic Training Students Participate in Staged Mass-Casualty Incident Training

Light rain falls upon a massive, smoldering pile of concrete rubble—the remnants of a once-standing parking structure. The sound of helicopters echoes overhead as fire trucks and ambulances arrive on scene. First responders rush to aid frantic victims, many bruised and crying for help. The chaotic scene looks, sounds, and…


Clements Signs with Houston

NSU alumnus Brett Clements will continue his professional career with the Houston Astros, after signing a contract with the club this week. Clements, who started for NSU behind the plate for two seasons, has reported to the Gulf Coast League Astros in Kissimmee, Fla. He’ll be one of four catchers…


Summer Food Safety

Submitted by Marilyn Gordon EdD RD CSSD LDN Registered Dietitian, Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist It cannot be emphasized enough; the importance of safe food handling and preparation during these summer months. This is the most popular time for family picnics, holiday BBQ’s, and outdoor food preparation. The…


NSU and BSO ‘Armed Encounters’ Researchers Present Findings to Law Enforcement Community

Representatives from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and the Broward County Sheriff’s Office (BSO) recently presented findings from their research on armed encounters to law enforcement officials and officers from across South Florida. Key findings from their research indicated that increased training for officers early on led to increased chances that…


Local Jazz Lovers Flock to Library Concert Series, Ends July 28

Nearly 100 South Florida jazz fans helped kick off the Alvin Sherman Library’s 2013 Summer Jazz Series June 30 in the intimate, art-filled, newly renovated Cotilla Gallery. The free one-hour concert featured Chicago vocalist Terry Sullivan, accompanied by local masters Frank Carmelitano on guitar and Don Coffman on bass. The…


SHSS Faculty Participates in Peace Conference in South Africa and Works with Political Violence Survivors in Zimbabwe

Ismael Muvingi, Ph.D., faculty member at the Graduate School of Humanities & Social Sciences’ Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR), was a participant and provided workshops with survivors of political violence from the 2008 Zimbabwean elections. The survivors have formed a healing and reconstitution of society initiative called Tree…


First-ever Statue of H. Wayne Huizenga Unveiled on NSU’s Campus