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Seminole Hard Rock Tops Off Giant Guitar-Shaped Hotel in Hollywood

On Monday, the final beam of steel was hoisted into the air and placed on top of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s new guitar-shaped building. The topping off ceremony marks the near completion of a $1.5 billion project set to debut during the fall of 2019. Following the…


NSU MBA Program Focuses on Business Intelligence

Nova Southeastern University’s MBA program in Business Intelligence equips students with skills to help them navigate the workplace. The program focuses on teaching future professionals valuable knowledge in evaluating and analyzing data. With an MBA in Business Intelligence, students will make an immediate and valuable contribution to any company, with exceptional proficiency…


How an NSU MBA Grad Started a Nonprofit in South Africa

Most people pursue an MBA to ensure a better future for themselves and their families. For Gaia Calcaterra, it has been all about changing the lives of others- thousands of men, women and children in South Africa. It all started at NSU with her Marketing Decisions for Managers class. Calcaterra…


NSU MBA Grad Applies Classroom Lessons to South Africa’s Poorest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Most people pursue an MBA to ensure a better future for themselves and their families. For Gaia Calcaterra, it has been all about changing the lives of others — thousands of men, women and children in South Africa. She will receive her MBA…


Mark Templeton and Neal Asbury to Speak at NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship Commencement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship will host two commencements on June 8. Graduates and guests will have the opportunity to hear from Mark Templeton and Neal Asbury, two distinguished business leaders from the South Florida community….


Stephen Ross, Bob Moss and Lisa Lutoff-Perlo Honored by NSU’s Huizenga College

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FLA. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship honored three South Florida business leaders on Friday, April 20, who were inducted into its Business and Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, the Huizenga Business School’s highest honor. The 2018 honorees are…


Cruise CEO, Construction Business Chair and Developer Inducted Into NSU-Huizenga College’s Business Hall of Fame

Recently NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship announced the names of three South Florida business leaders who will be inducted into its Business and Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, the Huizenga Business School’s highest honor. The 2018 honorees are Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, Bob Moss, and Stephen Ross. In a…


March 2018 Fed Rate Hike Report

Albert Williams, Ph.D., associate professor of finance and economics, NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship, gave his opinion along with other leading voices across the country on the recent Federal rate hikes.   Click HERE to read his thoughts on WalletHub.com.


Special Report on MBA Programs

Recently the Florida Trend made a special report on MBA programs in Florida. In this special report, ten MBA professors weigh in on what it takes to run a successful business in Florida. They also talk about what’s new at the state’s MBA programs. For this report, Yuliya Yurova, Ph.D., associate professor of Decision Sciences,…


More than $2 Million Raised for NSU’s Terry Stiles School of Real Estate Development

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – When visionary real estate developer and Broward County business leader Terry Stiles passed away on Sept. 11 last year, friends and colleagues sought a way to honor his legacy. Led by longtime friend and business partner Steven J. Halmos, C.E.O. of Halmos Holdings…


2018’s Most & Least Ethnically Diverse Cities in the U.S.

According to WalletHub, U.S. is a melting pot of cultures, thanks to rapid ethnic and racial diversification of the past four decades. The portal took a snapshot of America’s current cultural profile, comparing more than 500 of the largest U.S. cities across three key indicators of cultural diversity. They examined each city…


2018 Valentine’s Day Facts – Gifts, Money & More

According to WalletHub, lovesick shoppers shell out more than $19 billion in Cupid’s name each year. That makes Valentine’s Day the third largest consumer holiday in the U.S. In a recent interview, WalletHub asked John Gironda, Ph.D., associate professor of marketing, NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship, to…


Cyber Monday Shoppers Expected To Spend About $6.5B

Cyber Monday sales are expected to break records this year with more than $6.5 billion. In a recent interview with CBS Miami, Albert Williams, Ph.D., associate professor of finance and economics, NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of business and Entrepreneurship, discussed the benefits of online shopping. Dr. Williams stated that…


2017’s Best Stores for Black Friday

WalletHub’s analysts surveyed nearly 10,000 deals from 35 of the biggest U.S. retailers’ 2017 Black Friday ad scans to help consumers maximize their Black Friday savings and to find out which stores offer the best discounts and for which items. In a recent interview, WalletHub asked Maria Pretescu, Ph.D., associate professor…


This Company Gave Non-Smokers Six Extra Vacation Days to Compensate for Smoke Breaks

A Japanese company is now offering more vacation time to its non-smoking employees, reportedly after they complained about smoke breaks for their colleagues. In a recent interview with Tonic, Bahaudin Mujtaba, Ph.D., professor of Organizational Behavior, International Management and Human Resource Management, NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and…


Will Gas, Food Prices Rise in South Florida Because Of Hurricane Harvey?

Hurricane Harvey has inflicted much human damage since Friday, and now its aftermath is causing economic harm. The effects of this natural disaster could have an economic impact in South Florida. In a recent interview with Local 10, Albert Williams, Ph.D., associate professor at NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship talked about the…


Airglades International Airport Closer to Taking Flight with the help of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Graduate Students and The Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® (SIOR)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FLA — The winners of the 2017 Challenge Grant featuring graduate students associated with the development of Airglades International Airport in Hendry County will be announced August 31 at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). The event is sponsored by The Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®…


Office Depot revives “Taking Care of Business” Slogan in New Advertising Campaign

Boca Raton-based Office Depot rolls out new ad campaign with old theme, “Taking Care of Business.” This slogan was first used by Office Depot in 1992. The Company said, that the new ad campaign will modernize the brand for today’s busy professionals and consumers. The advertising campaign will include a…


NSU’s Huizenga Business College to Honor South Florida Entrepreneurs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FLA. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship is proud to announce the names of three South Florida business leaders who will be inducted into its Business and Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, the Huizenga Business College’s highest honor. The…


Nova Southeastern University’s Online Master’s in Public Administration Program Selected as One of the Best

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is proud to announce its online Master’s in Public Administration Program (MPA) was ranked one of the best by BestColleges.com.  The program, ranked thirteenth by BestColleges.com, is offered through NSU’s  H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship. “We…