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NSU Graduate Wins Georgia’s Superintendent of the Year Award

Curtis Jones, Ed.D., a graduate from NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, recently was honored as Georgia’s Superintendent of the Year at the Georgia School Board Association’s Winter Conference in Atlanta. The GSSA said it was Dr. Jone’s initiatives to get more students reading at grade level and increasing…


FCE Graduate Honored by the Concordia Historical Institute

Robert A. Stevens, Ed.D., graduate of NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE), was honored with the 2018 Award of Commendation from Concordia Historical Institute on November 8, 2018 in recognition of his excellent publication entitled: Anticipation Exceeded Realization: Saga of an Antebellum College. The Story of the Original…


FCE’s My Favorite Teacher Project Invited to Visit the U.S. Department of Education

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education undergraduate students, Chloe Behar and Jackie Trott, were invited to share the “My Favorite Teacher Project” with the United States Department of Education in Washington D.C. The goal of the “My Favorite Teacher” project is to interview 5,000 people around the world by…


School of Criminal Justice Doctoral Student Promoted to Sergeant, Authoring Book

Adam Wilson, doctoral student, at NSU’s School of Criminal Justice, was recently promoted to Sergeant of the Gastonia Police Department (North Carolina). Adam is a North Carolina Police veteran of 14 years. He’s currently authoring a book, TACTICAL RELOAD, Mindset Shifts for the Next Generation of Law Enforcement Leaders, and is beta…


FCE Graduate Named Teacher of the Year at Van Wert Elementary School

Rebecca Shelton, graduate of NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, has been named the 2018 Teacher of the Year at Van Wert Elementary School in Rockmart, Georgia. Rebecca is a veteran school teacher of fifteen years, and is currently teaching fourth grade. She has previously taught second grade and…


NSU Graduate is the New Executive Director of BELTRAIDE

NSU graduate Leroy Almendarez, M.B.A, Ed.D., was recently appointed as the new Executive Director of Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE). BELTRAIDE said that Almendarez’s commitment to economic development and his professional experience makes him an ideal match for the position. Almendarez received his Doctorate Degree in Organizational Leadership…


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 Alumna Appointed a Seat in an Early Learning Coalition

According to the Early Coalition of Osceola County, their mission is to facilitate access to high quality early education and child care through an integrated system of services which includes linkages to health care and parenting supports. Governor Rick Scott declared seven reappointments and five appointments to a handful of…


Alumni Spotlight: FCE Graduate Named Dean of Elizabeth Campus at Union County College

Lester Sandres Rápalo, Ed.D., graduate of NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, has been appointed Dean of Elizabeth Campus at Union County College. His previous appointments include Dean of the Social Sciences, Business and History Division at Union County College in 2015, and Interim Dean of Elizabeth Campus. Rápalo…


International Association of Women Honors FCE Alum as a 2018-2019 Influencer of the Year

T. Sharis Robinson, graduate of NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, was named a 2018-2019 Influencer of the Year by the International Association of Women (IAW). Ms. Robinson is currently the Dependency Director at the Children’s Home Society of Florida.  She works repeatedly to improve the lives of children and…


FCE Thanks Professors for Their Assistance with New Recruitment Efforts

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, recently thanked a few of its Professors for their help with new recruiting efforts at the college. Michael Simonson, Ph.D., and Gina Peyton, Ed.D., Associate Professors, Department of Higher Education Leadership and Instructional Technology, were each acknowledged with a gift card for their…


Alumni Spotlight: FCE Graduate Named Department Chair at Virginia Union University

Monekka Munroe, Ed.D., graduate of Nova Southeastern University’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education was appointed Department Chair of Virginia Union University’s Criminal Justice Program. Munroe has been teaching criminal justice courses for 10 years and has been an advocate for criminal justice reform, specifically for female inmates. She was selected as a…


FCE Attends Experience Broward – Teacher Recruitment Fair

NSU’s Fischler College of Education (FCE) attended the Broward County Public School (BCPS) Experience Broward – Teacher Recruitment Fair on May 21st, which was held on NSU’s Ft. Lauderdale campus at the Rick Case Arena. The Broward County Public Schools conducted interviews with attendees from all over the country in…


FCE Hosts an Employee Appreciation Fiesta and Celebrates a New Faculty Emeritus

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) held an employee appreciation “fiesta” on Wednesday, May 2. It was an opportunity to celebrate everyone’s contribution to the organization. Ralph V. Rogers, Ph.D., Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs stopped by to join the celebration and kicked off the…


Fischler College of Education and the Office of International Affairs Host Graduation Reception

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and the Office of International Affairs hosted a commencement reception on June 15 in the Sales Institute for students graduating from the Asia doctoral cohorts. The event was attended by the graduating students, their families, and many faculty and staff members of the Fischler…


FCE Professor Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award

Hui Fang Huang “Angie” Su, Ed.D., Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction at NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE)  has been presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who. Su has been with the Fischler College of Education since 2001, where she…


Fischler and Huizenga Team Up on Experiential Learning Project

Throughout the year, undergraduate students from NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College (FCE) have been developing the “My Favorite Teacher Project”. This is a project in which the students are interviewing 5,000 people around the world to learn what qualities are commonly found in a “favorite teacher.”  When the 100th interview…


FCE Alum Named Assistant Dean at the College of Education at Montclair State University

Christopher Conzen, Ed.D., graduate of NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, has been named Assistant Dean for Student Services and Administrative Affairs at the College of Education at Montclair State University. Conzen has worked in higher education for 17 years, with stops at New Jersey’s William Paterson University, Suffolk…


FCE Professor Invited to Serve as an Expert Advisor to the Yoga Alliance

Lisa Carbone, Ed.D., Assistant Professor and Director of Licensure and Compliance at NSU’s Fischler College of Education (FCE), has been invited to serve as an expert advisor to the Yoga Alliance, the largest international nonprofit association representing the yoga community. She will participate in the Yoga Alliance’s Standards Review Project…


FCE Student Named PBS Innovator All-Star

Joquetta Lynn Johnson, doctoral student at NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, has been selected by PBS as one of 30 educators representing 28 states and Puerto Rico to serve on its inaugural PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program. Ms. Johnson is currently the media specialist at Randallstown High School…