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NSU Alumna Named Deputy Superintendent and Chief Operating Officer of Brevard Public Schools

NSU alumna Beth Thedy, Ed.D., has been named deputy superintendent and chief operating officer of Brevard Public Schools. Thedy will be accountable for leading a team of professionals from the departments of Transportation Services, Food and Nutrition Services, Purchasing and Warehouse Services and District and School Security. She will also…


NSU Patel Colleges Take Shape in Clearwater

Last year, Nova Southeastern University received its largest philanthropic gift in history from Tampa-area cardiologist Dr. Kiran C. Patel and his wife, pediatrition Dr. Pallavi Patel. The commitment from the Patel Family Foundation includes a $50 million gift and an additional $150 million real estate facility investment in an upcoming…


Brevard Public Schools Names 2018 Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year

Brevard Public Schools honored two NSU alumna by recognizing them as principal of the year and assistant principal of the year. Ena Leiba, who earned her master’s degree in education leadership from NSU, has been credited as principal of the year at Sea Park Elementary School. Based on her strong leadership, Catherine Murphy, who received…


Nova Southeastern University Names New Dean of Abraham S. Fischler College of Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kimberly Durham, Psy.D., as the dean of Abraham S. Fischler College of Education. “Dr. Durham is a valued member of NSU and the ideal fit for this position,” said Dr. George Hanbury,…


Meet South Florida’s 2018 Power Leaders in Education

South Florida’s academic leaders have created a pillar of success for parents, students, employers and executives. Recently, the South Florida Business Journal selected South Florida’s 2018 Power Leaders in Education. Many of the selected leaders are NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education alumni, NSU’s president Dr. George L. Hanbury…


FCE Alumnus Appointed As New Acting COO Of 100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc.

NSU alumnus Kevin James, Ed.D., was recently named chief operating officer of 100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc.. According to the organization, in his new role Dr. James will oversee day-to-day operations, strategic planning, external relations, and fundraising initiatives for the Atlanta chapter. Dr. James earned his Doctorate of Education…


Bilingual Education

Years ago, being bilingual was a privilege reserved for those who could afford to send their children to private tutors or to a finishing school in Europe. It was a privilege reserved for those who traveled and went to the opera. In today’s global economy, being bilingual can no longer…


Nova Southeastern University Mourns the Passing of President Emeritus Abraham S. Fischler

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. –– When you think of the history of education in South Florida, there’s a name that quickly comes to mind – Dr. Abraham S. Fischler. It is with great sadness but a tremendous sense of gratitude that Nova Southeastern University acknowledges the passing…


Nova Southeastern University Creating Teacher Program for Palm Beach County Schools

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) was featured in media reports announcing an approved agreement between the university and Palm Beach County Public Schools to create a new teacher training program. Ralph Rogers, Ph.D.,NSU’s Provost and Executive Vice President, explains what this means for NSU students who want to be teachers and the benefit to…


U.S. News & World Report Ranks Three NSU Programs Among the Nation’s Best

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The rankings by U.S. News & World Report of college and university online programs are out, and Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is proud to announce that three online programs have been honored. NSU’s Criminal Justice graduate program was ranked 26th out of 41…