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NSU Professor Discusses Why Senator Bill Nelson’s Chances of Winning Reelection are Slim

Charles Zelden, Ph.D., a professor of history and political science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences recently spoke about why Senator Bill Nelson’s chances of winning the reelection are slim. Dr. Zelden said that in order for Sen. Bill Nelson to win, everything has to go his…


NSU Professor Featured on CBS Miami’s Facing South Florida

Charles Zelden, Ph.D., a professor of history and political science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, recently appeared on CBS Miami to discuss Florida’s election recount. Dr. Zelden spoke about the deadline for all 67 counties to report their final numbers in between the race for Senate…


NSU Lifelong Learning Institute Offers Classes to Keep the Brain Active

The Lifelong Learning Institute at Nova Southeastern University offers a range of lectures in subjects like literature, politics, economics and history. Linda Maurice, the program’s director, said that the goal of the LLI is to create a place for continuing education for older adults at all levels of education. It…


NSU Holds Vigil for Lives Lost at Tree of Life Synagogue

The tragedy that took place Saturday at a Pittsburgh synagogue, which resulted in eleven lives lost, has devastated the entire nation. Monday, the NSU community stood together in a solidarity vigil to honor the lives lost at the Tree of Life Synagogue. Gary P. Gershman, J.D., Ph.D., professor in NSU’s…


Early Voting for the General Election Kicks Off in Florida

Early voting kicked off in Florida this week, with many universities serving as early voting locations for the first time including NSU. Charles Zelden, Ph.D., professor of history and political science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, was interviewed by several media outlets about early voting and the implications of…


Coverage for the November ’18 Mid-term Elections

Charles Zelden, Ph.D., professor of history and political science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, is a subject matter expert on elections and the constitution. That makes him the ideal interview on many topics at this time of year.   Here are clips from recent interviews: Elections…


A Chocolate Wake-Up Call: Inventive High Schoolers Market A New Ice Cream On Fort Lauderdale Beach

For most students, summer means taking a break from school work and relaxing by the water during lazy, hot days. But about 20 local high school students seeking to gain an edge opted to head back to the classroom to participate in Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Ice Cream Entrepreneurship Program, a creative writing…


NSU Professor Weighs in on the Governor’s Race Between Two Polar Opposite Candidates

Florida’s race for governor will offer the first major test of the Democratic and Republican party bases. NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences professor Charles Zelden, Ph.D., spoke with NPR about what key things to watch between Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis. He also points out…


NSU Hosts Local High School Students for Ice Cream Entrepreneurship Program

For most students, summer means taking a break from school work and relaxing by the water during lazy, hot days. But about 20 local high school students seeking to gain an edge opted to head back to the classroom to participate in NSU’s Ice Cream Entrepreneurship Program, a creative writing…


NSU Professor Weighs in on Final Debate for Democratic Candidates Running for Governor

Florida’s five Democratic candidates for governor met on the debate stage earlier this week. It was the fifth debate so far, but only the second to feature all five contenders. Prior to the event, CBS 4 Miami spoke with NSU professor Charles Zelden, Ph.D., about what key things to watch…


High School Students Get a Taste of Marketing During NSU’s Ice Cream Entrepreneurship Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – For most students, summer means taking a break from school work and relaxing by the water during lazy, hot days. But about 20 local high school students seeking to gain an edge opted to head back to the classroom to participate in Nova…


NSU to Host Local High School Students for Communication & Entrepreneurship Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream! During National Ice Cream Month this July, local high school students will have the opportunity to make their own ice cream recipe and marketing plan at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). The Department of…


CAHSS Alum is the Award-winning Director of Student Inclusion at Jacksonville University

Patrice Abner, M.S., graduate of the master’s program in College Student Affairs (CSA) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), is the Director of Student Inclusion at Jacksonville University. This was a new position and Abner has been able to create the vision and direction of the…


CAHSS Faculty Discusses Book, Fascism: A Warning, with Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

David Kilroy. Ph.D., faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), had the opportunity to discuss her new book, Fascism: A Warning, with former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. The event took place on April 13, 2018 from 1:30-3:30pm at the David Posnack Jewish Community Center…


CAHSS Alum is Vice-Mayor of Miami Gardens

Erhabor Ighodaro, Ph.D., a graduate of the doctoral program in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS), is the Vice-Mayor of the City of Miami Gardens. The Vice-Mayor is a Councilmember selected by the City Council to serve in this…


CAHSS Students Receive Honors at the 2018 Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference

The Nova International Relations Association (NIRA) is the Model United Nations team in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS). NIRA recently participated in the Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference in Charlotte, NC. This year’s theme was “Global Interdependence and the Changing Role of the United Nations.”…


CAHSS Faculty Participates in Public Forum on “Dispelling the Myths Surrounding Mental Health” Hosted by NAMI Broward

Judith McKay, J.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) was part of a panel at a Public Forum hosted by the National Alliance for Mental Health (NAMI) Broward. The forum was held in the evening on March 26, 2018, at the Northwest Regional…


CAHSS Faculty and Students Participate in an Anti-Bullying Sociodrama Program at Nova Blanche Forman Elementary School

Grace Telesco, Ph.D., and several of her Introduction to Criminal Justice and Victimology students participated in an Anti-Bullying Sociodrama Program for 4th and 5th grade students at Nova Blanche Forman Elementary School on April 5, 2018. Sociodrama can assist in the learning process by moving from the strictly cognitive realm…


CAHSS Hosts Family Therapy Internship Fair

The Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) hosted their Annual Internship Fair in the Atrium of the DeSantis Building on Friday, March 16, 2018. Each year, over 50 community sites are invited to share information with DFT graduate students in the…


Your South Florida – Reinstating Felons’ Voting Rights

According to a Federal Judge, Florida’s ban on ex-felons voting is unconstitutional and biased. The current system to reinstate ex-felon’s voting rights makes them wait 5-7 years prior to going before a clemency board. The judge gave the governor until April 26th to reform the current program. In a recent…