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NSU Alumni Spotlight: School of Criminal Justice Graduate Publishes Book

Fred Turner, Ph.D., graduate of NSU’s School of Criminal Justice, has published a book with Springer, Police Militarization: Policy Changes and Stakeholders’ Opinions in the United States. The book examines the level of support for aspects of police militarization, and offers valuable insight into policymaker and law enforcement perspectives on…


Fischler College of Education Hosts Take Your Child to Work Day

The Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE), and the School of Criminal Justice, hosted a day of fun filled activities on Friday, February 2, as part of the annual “Take Your Child to Work” day. In the morning, the children received a special talk on drones from FCE Professor,…


NSU Alumni Spotlight: Fischler College of Education (FCE) Alum Recognized as Star Superintendent of the Year

Jeff Eakins, graduate of NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE), was recognized by the by the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations as the 2018 Star Superintendent of the Year. Jeff received the award for his exemplary leadership and was amongst many nominees for championing community and business involvement…


The Fischler Academy Hosts Inaugural Schooling Sharks Showcase

The Schooling Sharks Showcase is the culmination of the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE), Fischler Academy’s Schooling Sharks Project, in which the first year undergraduate students presented their original lesson plans to a team of panelists, including NSU University School’s Associate Head of Academic Affairs, Dr. Elizabeth Brennan,…


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…


NSU Alumni Spotlight: FCE Distinguished Alums Open a School for At Risk Youth in Las Vegas

Drs. DaJuane and Tamara Anderson, graduates of NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) opened the Anderson Academy of Mathematics and Science four years ago in Las Vegas. The school, the only licensed low income non-religious black owned school in Nevada, was established to help at risk elementary and…


FCE Graduate Elected to the Anderson County School District Two Board of Trustees

Julia Barnes, Ed.D., graduate of NSU’s Abraham S. Fichler College of Education (FCE)  was elected to serve on the Anderson County School District Two Board of Trustees (South Carolina). Barnes retired from School District Two and continues to keep her teaching credential updated.  As a member of the National Association…


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…