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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


Tag Archives: health

Health Professions Division Communications Director Wins Top Writing Award

Scott Colton, APR, director of medical communications and public relations for Nova Southeastern University’s Health Professions Division, received a Best Feature Story or Article Award in the AACOM Communications Awards Competition held during the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) Annual Meeting, which took place April 24-27 in…

NSU to Launch Respiratory Therapy Program

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences will offer Florida’s first-ever bachelor of science in respiratory therapy for licensed registered respiratory therapists (RRT). The program, which offers students a bachelor of science degree, will start in October at NSU’s Palm Beach Student Educational Center (SEC). “Our unique respiratory program…

Undergraduate Students Honored for Success in Math Bowl, Problem-Solving Contest

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted a celebratory reception on Apr. 12 to recognize winners from this year’s Math Brain Bowl and Matrix column’s “Problem of the Month” contest. Brain Bowl Each year, several NSU students compete in the Math Brain Bowl, which pits teams in a tournament-style…

NSU’s Undergraduate Programs Announce the 2012–2013 Outstanding Students

Graduating seniors, selected by faculty and academic leadership in their respective school and/or division, will be recognized during this year’s Commencement ceremony, for their academic achievements and service to the community.

SAAC Wins “Battle Of The Orgs” SEA Thursdays

The Nova Southeastern University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) made a push to join the rest of the student body organizations and have a presence at SEA (Student Events and Activities) Thursdays. Through the SAAC’s participation, the organization earned its second win at the SEA Thursdays. The SEA Board has implemented…

NSU and Embraer Aircraft Join Forces to Improve Human Factors in Aviation

NSU-Embraer Aircraft MOA  Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and Fort Lauderdale-based Embraer Aircraft Holdings have partnered to strengthen the relationship between the manufacturer and academia, in their efforts to improve human factors research in aviation. Through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed earlier this year, the partnership will include a series…

NSU Law Appoints First Staff Attorney to Veterans Law Clinic

  Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center announced the appointment of Jayme Cassidy as staff attorney of the university’s in-house Veterans Law Clinic, the only one of its kind in South Florida. This summer, Cassidy will be offering a series of workshops to address some of the most…

NSU Offers New Undergraduate Program in Speech- Language and Communication Disorders

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education announces the addition of the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Speech-Language and Communication Disorders (SLCD). This program is designed as a pre-professional degree to meet the American Speech Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) requirements for student admission to a master’s program. The program is research-based,…

Announcing Faculty Marshals for NSU’s 2013 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Each year, faculty members from across Nova Southeastern University are selected by their peers to serve as faculty marshals during NSU’s Undergraduate Commencement ceremony. As recipients of this prestigious honor, faculty marshals lead and accompany graduating students during the academic procession. Congratulations to the following faculty members selected to serve…

Great coffee = Great fertilizer

Source: http://www.greenplanet.com/ The USA consumes in excess of 400 million cups of coffee per day, include the rest of the world and you have a huge amount of coffee being drunk each day. You also have a huge amount of coffee grounds to be thrown away. In lots of cases,…

CDC Executive to Speak at NSU Commencement, May 19

Ursula Bauer, Ph.D, M.P.H., director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, will be the keynote speaker at a commencement ceremony at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division on Sunday, May 19. The ceremony, where 703 Health Professions Division (HPD)…

Business Professors Present at Southwest Academy of Management Annual Conference

Two professors from NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship – Cynthia P. Ruppel, Ph.D., associate professor of information technology and Randi L. Sims, Ph.D., professor of management – teamed up with Peter Zeidler, director of advanced business analytics at TeleTech and adjunct professor, to present their research…

NSU Hosts the 2013 STUEY Awards

NSU to Host Hemispheric Drug Strategy Conference, Ends May 3

NSU will host an international conference, May 1-3, to discuss drug strategy in Latin America and the Caribbean. The conference will be held in the Presidential Boardroom of NSU’s Horovitz Administrative Building on the main campus. The university is hosting this conference as part of a strategic partnership between NSU’s…

College of Health Care Science’s faculty meet with Azerbaijan Delegates to Discuss Human Trafficking Issues

On March 29, six representatives from Azerbaijan met with Brianna Kent, Ph.D, RN and Sandrine Gaillard-Kenney, Ed.D., faculty members at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences, to exchange strategies on raising awareness of human trafficking. The Azerbaijani representatives were invited to the United States under the auspices of…

President Hanbury Pens Sun Sentinel Opinion Piece on ‘Needs of Returning Veterans’

The following opinion editorial appeared in the Tuesday, April 9 edition of the Sun Sentinel’s editorial section.   George Hanbury: Needs of returning veterans a big priority at Nova By George Hanbury Unemployment, homelessness, and mental health issues face many of our returning veterans because of their sacrifices and service….

SHSS Alum Named Associate Ombudsman for the American Red Cross

Robert Hosea, Ph.D., a graduate of the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) program in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been named an Associate Ombudsman for the American Red Cross in Washington, DC. Hosea previously interned for the Office of the Ombudsman at the…

Optometry Students to Display Research Posters, April 10

On April 10, Nova Southeastern University’s College of Optometry second-year students will show the results of their Community Outreach projects in a scientific poster session from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the Steele Auditorium, Terry Building of the NSU’s Health Professions Division. As part of the second-year optometry curriculum on…

TEDMED Live at NSU, April 17

Nova Southeastern University and NSU College of Pharmacy’s Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research (CCHIR) will host a live HD simulcast of the world-renowned TEDMED conference from April 17 to 19 at the Health Professions Division. TEDMED talks are unlike what you see at other medical conferences. They embrace the…

NSU Students, Alumni Bring Science to Life at Local Elementary School

More than 40 NSU students and alumni volunteered at Welleby Elementary School in Sunrise for the annual Science Alive! event on Mar. 20. The school-wide gathering featured an evening of interactive experiments and scientific demonstrations geared toward children and their families. During Science Alive!, Welleby’s classrooms are transformed into science…