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NSU to host Annual A Day for Children Health Fair, Sept. 18

NSU will once again welcome families to its annual “A Day for Children” health fair, scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 18.  Children ages 17 years and younger (including infants and toddlers), along with their families, are invited to attend this year’s event, which is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., on…


Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning Prevention

Source: Center for Disease Control When power outages occur after severe weather (such as winter storms, hurricanes or tornadoes), using alternative sources of power can cause carbon monoxide (CO) to build up in a home and poison the people and animals inside. Every year, at least 430 people die in…


Realizing Potential: Delta Dental Insurance Company awards grants to four outstanding NSU dental school students

Delta Dental Insurance Company has awarded each of four Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine recent graduates a $2,500 grant. This year’s recipients are Ashleigh Weyh, Kelly Cundy, John Aylmer, and Alexander Verga. The 2016 F. Gene Dixon Student Leadership Awards recognize graduating dental students who demonstrate outstanding leadership…


Realizing Potential – Lead Donor Awards $450,000 to Mailman Segal Center

Don Taft was a retired senior executive whose passion became enriching the lives and improving the confidence and self-image of hundreds of children and adults in our community who have intellectual disabilities. Prior to passing away in 2011, Taft joined H. Wayne Huizenga as one of two lead donors to…


Private Concert Benefits Nova Southeastern University’s Sarcoma Research Fund

An intimate group of philanthropists, health care and community leaders and music lovers recently gathered at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale for a private performance by renowned pianist Kemal Gekic. The fundraiser was held in collaboration with The International Piano Festival in Miami and the American Cancer Society to…


Renowned Pianist Kemal Gekic Headlines Sarcoma Research Fundraiser

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – An intimate group of philanthropists, health care and community leaders and music lovers recently gathered at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale for a private performance by renowned pianist Kemal Gekic. The fundraiser was held in collaboration with The International Piano Festival in…


Realizing Potential: Campaign Priorities by NSU College/Center

Campaign priorities are designed to spark conversation so together, we can formulate plans with donors to realize tremendous potential. Our campaign is also university-wide. That is why every NSU college and center has developed its own case statement insert. But all college/center-level priorities roll up into one of NSU’s three…


NSU Hosts Welcome Reception for New Dean

NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., recently hosted a welcome reception for Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., founding dean of NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine, at Grande Oaks Golf Club. Vieweg joined NSU from the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville, where he served as the Wayne and Marti Huizenga…


NSU Dental Program Receives Statewide Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Dental Medicine’s Smiles Across Miami program was named a Sapphire Awards recipient and earned a $20,000 grant for its efforts to bring quality oral health services to underserved and primarily uninsured school children in Miami-Dade County. The…


Pride Bite: NSU Dental Program Receives Statewide Award

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Dental Medicine’s Smiles Across Miami program was named a Sapphire Awards recipient and earned a $20,000 grant for its efforts to bring quality oral health services to underserved and primarily uninsured school children in Miami-Dade County. The awards, presented by the Florida Blue Foundation…


NSU’s Health Professions Division Hosts 31st Annual Bal Fantastique

More than 300 community leaders, philanthropists, and NSU faculty, students and leadership recently joined together to celebrate the 31st Annual Bal Fantastique at Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale. Hosted by NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD), guests enjoyed dinner and dancing while supporting a worthy cause. The black-tie event raised…


NSU’s Health Professions Division Hosts 31st Annual Bal Fantastique

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – More than 320 community leaders, philanthropists, and Nova Southeastern University (NSU) faculty, students and leadership recently joined together to celebrate the 31st Annual Bal Fantastique at Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale. Hosted by NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD), guests enjoyed dinner…


NSU Hosts Welcome Reception for New Dean

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President Dr. George Hanbury recently hosted a welcome reception for Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., founding dean of NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine, at NSU’s Grande Oaks Golf Club. Dr. Vieweg joined NSU from the University of Florida (UF) in…


Congratulations to this Year’s STUEYS Winners!

NSU’s Division of Student Affairs proudly introduces the winners of the 17th Annual Student Life Achievement Award (most commonly referred to as the STUEYS). The event, held recently at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center, recognized students, faculty, staff, corporate partners and alumni who have contributed to building a…


Realizing Potential: Honors Students Make a Difference at Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research

Zara Khan was still in high school when she started volunteering at events directed toward raising money for cancer research. Just a few years later, Khan is on the other side of the spectrum as she conducts research experiments at NSU’s Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research (RGICR). Khan, a senior…


NSU Wears Blue in Recognition of Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month, and Nova Southeastern University showed its support by wearing blue to raise awareness about autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and those whom it affects. See below for images of the NSU community in blue. From innovative, direct-service programs to academic coursework and research—responding to the needs of…


NSU 17th Annual Student Life Achievement Awards – See you April 12

NSU will soon be recognizing its finest during the glitz and glamour of the 17th Annual Student Life Achievement Awards – affectionately known as the “STUEYS.” At 6:00 p.m. on April 12, 2016 in the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center, the STUEY’s will honor students, faculty, staff, corporate…


Commencement Season at NSU; Traffic/Parking Impacted on Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus, June 17

In addition to hosting several high school graduation ceremonies, NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus has the honor of hosting 10 NSU commencement ceremonies in the Arena at the Don Taft University Center. On the dates of the ceremonies, we are expecting considerable traffic on and around our campus and carpooling is…


NSU Supports Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month, and Nova Southeastern University is “going blue” to raise awareness about the autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and those whom it affects. We encourage NSU students, faculty, staff, and alumni to wear blue on Monday, April 4, to mark our support. Share your participation by posting photos…


NSU’s 3-D Printing Lab Holds Open House

On February 18, 2016, NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD) Library hosted an open house for its 3-D Printing Lab. Faculty members were invited to see some of the projects completed so far. Attendees also had the opportunity to speak with various student-faculty groups currently working on projects using the technology….