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NSU’s Fischler College of Education Features Elective – GPS for Life: The Course That Has Knocked NSU Off its Feet

After years of hard work, determination, and a mindset of commitment, My Life My Power CEO, WWE’s 1,000,000 Tough Enough Winner, and Undefeated MMA Fighter, Daniel Puder, was able to introduce his transformational technologies to Nova Southeastern University. Since then, this union between Puder and NSU has created a movement…


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…


Fischler College of Education Faculty members Present at Teacher Idea Expo

On Saturday, February 4, the Broward Education Foundation held its 20th Annual Innovative Teacher Idea Expo for Broward County Public School teachers at Nova Southeastern University. More than 500 teachers were in attendance for various professional development workshops and other classroom activities. Faculty members Jia Borror, Angie Su, and Michael Gaffley…


NSU Alumni Spotlight: Fischler College Graduate Publishes Book

Brian Rick, graduate of the Abraham S Fischler College of Education (1999), recently published a book, Some of Dad’s Stories, a collection of stories about his father Henry, who served in Patton’s 3rd Army during World War II and whose tank was the third into Buchenwald Concentration Camp. He was…


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

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 programs; its Education graduate program was 84th…


FCE Alumnus publishes book, “I Can’t Save You, But I’ll Die Trying: The American Fire Culture

Burton Clark, Ed.D.,EFO, graduate of the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, is the author of a new book entitled, I Can’t Save You, But I’ll Die Trying: The American Fire Culture. The book received the 2016 Pinnacle Award for Best Book in the Cultural Essay category from the National Association…


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…


We’ve moved! The Fischler College of Education is now on Ft. Lauderdale/Davie Campus

The Abraham S. Fischler College of Education has moved from North Miami Beach to the Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus. The College is now located in the Campus Support Building. Graduate Academic advisors are on hand until 6:30 pm daily, or can be reached by calling 954-262-1559. Stop by and check our…


NSU Honors its 2016 Distinguished Alumni

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) saluted outstanding graduates at the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards ceremony held at NSU’s Grande Oaks Golf Club on November 10 in Davie.  The Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award represents the highest and most prestigious honor that NSU bestows upon its…


Fischler College of Education Alum Promoted to Assistant Dean College of Doctoral Studies, Grand Canyon University

Ronald Berman, Ed.D., graduate of NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (1998), has been promoted to Assistant Dean, College of Doctoral Studies, Grand Canyon University and Program Chair for the Doctor in Business Administration program. He has doctoral college oversight for assessment, institutional effectiveness, and academic metrics, technology, and…


NSU Academicians Publish Text on Biostatistics

Thomas W. MacFarland, Ed.D., senior research associate (Office of Institutional Effectiveness) and associate professor (College of Engineering and Computing) and Jan M. Yates, Ph.D., associate professor (Abraham S. Fischler College of Education), recently published a text on  biostatistics using the R programming language (2016; Introduction to Nonparametric Statistics for the…


FCE Professor Presents at School Superintendents Association Early Childhood Learning Summit

Michael W. G. Gaffley, Ed.D., associate professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and School Administration at the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, recently  presented, “This is Hard…Why Do We Do This” at the School Superintendents Association Early Childhood Learning Summit in Miami.  The presentation focused on inspiring early…


FCE Doctoral Student recognized by the Florida Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators

Joan O’Brien, a doctoral student for STEM Studies at NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, recently received the 2016 Graduate Student of the Year Award. The award was given by the Florida Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators during the Florida Council of Teachers Mathematics annual Conference in Orlando. The…


Pride Bite: Seven Fischler College of Education graduates named Top Black Educators of 2016 in South Florida

Seven alumni of the NSU Abraham S. Fischler College of  Education were recently recognized as Top Black Educators of 2016 by Legacy South Florida. Among those recognized: Larry Rice, Ed.D., who in 2015, became the first black president of Johnson and Wales University following a distinguished career that included positions as a…


NSU hosts 15th Annual Faculty Reception

The NSU Libraries recently hosted its 15th Annual Faculty Reception to show appreciation to the faculty for their contributions to NSU. Lydia Acosta, Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian, kicked-off the event which helps faculty from across all colleges to get to know each other. This year’s event…


NSU’s Fischler College of Education Kappa Delta Pi Omega Theta Chapter 584 Collecting Books for Literacy Alive Book Drive

Community is one of NSU’s Core Values and members of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) Omega Theta Chapter 584 at NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education believe in giving back. The organization is dedicated to promoting literacy and members collect books and school supplies for Title I School children in Florida…


Alumni Spotlight: NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education Alumna Selected by TheBestSchools.org as one of 10 finalists

Ashley Greenway, graduate of NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, has been selected by TheBestSchools.org as one of ten finalists for the $20,000 Escalante–Gradillas Prize for Best in Education. This annual award recognizes outstanding K–12 educators, awarding $10,000 to the winning teacher and $10,000 to the winner’s school. Greenway is…


FCE Graduate Volunteers with the Red Cross to Aid in Louisiana Disaster Relief

John Baker, 1980 doctorate of education graduate from NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, recently volunteered with Red Cross after being deployed as a mental health counselor to assist with the flooding relief in Louisiana. His efforts included listening to the stories of those affected by the disaster, changing the…


NSU Alumni Spotlight: FCE Alumnus Named President at Paul D. Camp Community College

Daniel Lufkin, Ed.D., graduate of the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education joined Paul D. Camp Community College earlier last month as its next President. Since 2013, Lufkin has served as vice president for student affairs at Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, Virginia. Prior to, he was dean of…


President Emeritus Abe Fischler celebrates his 50th anniversary with NSU

Another NSU milestone! On August 1, President Emeritus Abraham S. Fischler, Ed.D., celebrated his 50th anniversary of continuous and outstanding service to NSU. Aside from being NSU’s president from 1970-1992, Dr. Fischler also served as a medic in the U.S. Navy, taught at multiple universities worldwide, and  has published numerous articles, publications, and research…