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Dana Mills Discussed Education Budget Bill HB 7069 On PBS

Dana Mills, Ph.D., Director of Ph.D. program in Educational Research and Evaluation at NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, was recently interviewed by Your South Florida PBS. The segment included a breakdown of the recently passed education budget bill, HB 7069. The focus of the discussion revolved around the bill’s controversial…


Dr. Abraham Fischler: A Look at His Life and Accomplishments

When you think of the history of education in South Florida, there’s a name that quickly comes to mind – Dr. Abraham S. Fischler. Dr. Fischler graduated from City College of New York in 1951 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry.  He earned a Master’s in Science Education from New…


Fischler College of Education Celebrates its Professors Emeriti

Congratulations to retired Fischler College of Education faculty members Susan L. Davis, Ed.D., Kenneth Dose, Ed.D., Ramon Ferreiro, Ph.D., Audrey H. Henry, Ed.D., Mary T. Kolesinski, Ed.D., James L. McCan, Ph.D. and Charles A. Schlosser, Ph.D., who were all awarded Professor Emeritus by President Hanbury and the Board of Trustees….


David Lawrence Jr. Speaks at NSU Commencement

Renowned thought leader, children’s advocate, and former publisher of the Miami Herald, David Lawrence Jr., was the guest speaker at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Abraham S. Fischler College of Education commencement ceremony on Friday, June 16. He discuss the “Seven Guidelines for a Good and Meaningful Life.” NSU leadership will…


David Lawrence Jr. to Speak at NSU Commencement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Renowned thought leader, children’s advocate, and former publisher of the Miami Herald, David Lawrence Jr., will be the guest speaker at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Abraham S. Fischler College of Education commencement ceremony on Friday, June 16. The event will be held at…


Colleagues Remember Jacki Browne, Ph.D.

CAHSS Professor Jackie Browne, Ph.D., died in March 2017 following a long battle with cancer, but she left a lasting impact on everyone of her colleagues. Browne was hired in 2003 by Professor Kimberly Durham, Psy.D., to work in what was then the Fischler School of Education and Human Services….


College of Psychology Faculty, Staff get Pie in the Face

About 70 participants lined up outside the Maxwell Maltz Building to stick it to students, staff, faculty – even the dean. The item in question they were sticking: Pies. It was all part of the College of Psychology’s Pie in the Face Challenge with the Abraham S. Fischler College of…


Pies Were Flying at the Fischler College of Education BBQ

The Fischler College of Education got creative this year in an effort to raise overall participation for the Faculty and Staff Campaign. The college kicked off its unique push on April 27 during the #AllinNSU campaign, where any faculty or staff member who donated $19.64 or more received a ticket…


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NSU Faculty and Staff Receive Certification from the National Society of Experiential Education

In response to President Hanbury’s initiative to embed experiential education in the undergraduate experience, Provost Ralph Rogers sponsored an experiential education academy for faculty and professional staff. NSU hosted a total of six National Society of Experiential Education (NSEE) workshops between December 2016 and May 2017, including “Fundamentals of Experiential…


NSU Takes Bold Step to Address Teacher Shortage Crisis & Provide Employment for Graduates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – They are two of the biggest challenges facing public school districts and institutions of higher learning: the ever-growing public school teacher shortage and helping college/university graduates find gainful employment. In one fell swoop, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has taken a bold step to…


FCE Graduate Publishes Two Books on her Dissertation Research

Shelly Cameron, Ed.D, a graduate of NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, is a published author of works that include Success Strategies of Caribbean American Leaders in the United States: Why Some Individuals Succeed While Others Don’t and Success Strategies Workbook. Both books reveal the findings of Shelly’s research and dissertation, and…


Nova Southeastern University Celebrated Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week

As part of Teacher Appreciation Week (May 7 -13), which was celebrated locally from May 1- 5, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) celebrated teachers across the country for their dedication to their students and their commitment to education. NSU is home to the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE), which…


Nova Southeastern University Celebrates Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – As part of Teacher Appreciation Week (May 7 -13), which is being celebrated locally from May 1- 5, Nova Southeastern University (NSU)  is celebrating teachers across the country for their dedication to their students and their commitment to education. NSU is home to the Abraham S….


Let’s Take Time to Thank our Teachers!

Guest Editorial / Op-Ed FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – When you look back on your life and see who the most influential people that helped shape you into the person you are today were, for many of us, a teacher or two makes that list. After all, outside of our parents or…


New Tradition Makes NSU History

April 27 marked the first ever “All in for NSU” campaign. The campaign was led by NSU’s Office of Advancement and Alumni Relations and the goal was to make NSU history for the most donations raised in just over one day (1,964 minutes). The campaign ended at 5:00pm EST on…


NSU Alumni Spotlight: NSU Alumna Named Teacher of the Year by Broward County Public Schools

Eleanna Hurst, an alumna from Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE), was named “Teacher of the Year” by the School Board of Broward County, Florida. The honor was bestowed at the district’s 2017 Caliber Awards ceremony held earlier this month at the Greater Fort Lauderdale…


Nova Southeastern University Alumna Named Teacher of the Year by Broward County Public Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Eleanna Hurst, an alumna from Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE), was named “Teacher of the Year” by Broward County Public Schools. The honor was bestowed at the district’s 2017 Caliber Awards ceremony held earlier this month at…


Congratulations to All Winners of the 19th Annual STUEY Awards

NSU’s Division of Student Affairs proudly introduces the winners of the 19th Annual Student Life Achievement Award (most commonly referred to as the STUEYS). The elbow-to-elbow event held on the night of April 13, 2017 at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center recognized students, faculty, staff, corporate partners…


Community Remembers Abraham Fischler

With the recent passing of NSU President Emeritus Abraham Fischler, Ed.D., the community is taking time to commemorate his accomplishments. Dr. Fischler guided NSU to national recognition, and, after his presidency, he continued to contribute to NSU’s success and education as a whole. Read more about Fischler’s accomplishments in the…