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Coleman Steps Down As Head Tennis Coach

Nova Southeastern University Director of Athletics Michael Mominey announced today that head women’s tennis coach Michael Coleman,DScPT  has resigned after 10 seasons with the Sharks. “I want to thank Michael for his 10 years of dedicated service and commitment to the department of athletics at NSU,” Mominey said. “Through his tireless work…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Professor Gives Plenary Talk at Top Math Conference

Fuzhen Zhang, Ph.D., professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, gave an invited plenary talk on “Generalized Matrix Functions” at the 18th Conference of the International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS) in Providence, Rhode Island, Jun. 3–7. The ILAS conference is the highest-level meeting of mathematicians from the field,…


NSU Athletic Training Students Participate in Staged Mass-Casualty Incident Training

Light rain falls upon a massive, smoldering pile of concrete rubble—the remnants of a once-standing parking structure. The sound of helicopters echoes overhead as fire trucks and ambulances arrive on scene. First responders rush to aid frantic victims, many bruised and crying for help. The chaotic scene looks, sounds, and…


Huizenga School Professors Publish and Present Research at AGBA Conference in Bangkok

Professors Bahaudin G. Mujtaba and Frank Cavico, both of the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, had their paper entitled, “Employee Wellness Programs Carrots and Sticks,” accepted for publication and presentation at the Academy for Global Business Advancement (AGBA), which recently took place in Bangkok, Thailand. Mujtaba presented…


GSCIS Professor Speaks about Innovations in Learning: Boosting Postsecondary Access and Advancement

Martha (Marti) Snyder, Ph.D., and associate professor at the Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS), recently attended a luncheon in Fort Lauderdale for business and education leaders which was sponsored by the Committee for Economic Development and Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance. Opening remarks were given by Mike Petro,…


NSU Sharks Golf Video Receives Gold at 2013 NACMA Best of Awards Ceremony

The Nova Southeastern Athletic Department was awarded a gold medal at the National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA) Best of Awards Ceremony last week at the annual National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) Conference held this year in Orlando, Fla. With over 1,000 submissions, NSU took first…


Clements Signs with Houston

NSU alumnus Brett Clements will continue his professional career with the Houston Astros, after signing a contract with the club this week. Clements, who started for NSU behind the plate for two seasons, has reported to the Gulf Coast League Astros in Kissimmee, Fla. He’ll be one of four catchers…


Summer Food Safety

Submitted by Marilyn Gordon EdD RD CSSD LDN Registered Dietitian, Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist It cannot be emphasized enough; the importance of safe food handling and preparation during these summer months. This is the most popular time for family picnics, holiday BBQ’s, and outdoor food preparation. The…


NSU Student Affairs staff members lauded for using ‘Coffee as a Retention Tool’

Six NSU Division of Student Affairs staff members were featured in an article published in the July issue of the Women in Higher Education newsletter, regarding the challenges of serving adult learners in higher education. A unique student-retention approach by NSU’s Sheena Zawacki, Cathy O’Brien, Joe Pokraka, Lorrenza Vandiver, Sholondo…


Congratulations to This Year’s SLIMMING WITH SHARKS Winners

1st Place Ashley Klein 22.11% body weight lost (44 lbs) 2nd Place Stephanie Fleming 21.83% body weight lost (43 lbs) 3rd Place Ranishka Williams 21.03% body weight lost (49 lbs) Most Improved Body Fat Stephen Russo Lost 15.5% Most Improved Cholesterol Kristin Winston Dropped Cholesterol 123 points Most improved Curl-ups…


NSU Student Athlete Receives Prestigious Wilma Rudolph Award

Nova Southeastern University swimmer Jonathan Key has been named as a recipient of the 2013 Wilma Rudolph Award, given by the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics at their recent national conference. The N4A Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Achievement Award honors student-athletes who have overcome great personal, academic, and/or emotional odds…


Frazier-Wong Named CRCA National Coach of the Year

Nova Southeastern rowing head coach Stephen Frazier-Wong has been named the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Coach of the Year. This is Frazier-Wong’s second award of the season, as the Sharks’ head coach was previously named Sunshine State Conference Coach of the Year. In his first season with NSU, Frazier-Wong took an…


NSU and BSO ‘Armed Encounters’ Researchers Present Findings to Law Enforcement Community

Representatives from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and the Broward County Sheriff’s Office (BSO) recently presented findings from their research on armed encounters to law enforcement officials and officers from across South Florida. Key findings from their research indicated that increased training for officers early on led to increased chances that…


Veterans Law Clinic Hosts First Workshop: ‘Removing Legal Barriers to Employment’

NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center’s hosted the first event at its Veterans Law Clinic on Saturday June 15, entitled, “Removing Legal Barriers to Employment.”  Nineteen veterans received one-on-one legal consultation regarding the removal of employment barriers and were offered advice on how to overcome the same. Some clients will receive follow-up…


Huizenga School Professor Speaks in Xi’an, China

During the week of June 4-12, 2013, H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship Professor Bahaudin G. Mujtaba was invited by the School of Management at the Xi’an Jiaotong University to conduct research with Han Ping and to speak on the following topics to master and doctoral students at…


Local Jazz Lovers Flock to Library Concert Series, Ends July 28

Nearly 100 South Florida jazz fans helped kick off the Alvin Sherman Library’s 2013 Summer Jazz Series June 30 in the intimate, art-filled, newly renovated Cotilla Gallery. The free one-hour concert featured Chicago vocalist Terry Sullivan, accompanied by local masters Frank Carmelitano on guitar and Don Coffman on bass. The…


SHSS Faculty Participates in Peace Conference in South Africa and Works with Political Violence Survivors in Zimbabwe

Ismael Muvingi, Ph.D., faculty member at the Graduate School of Humanities & Social Sciences’ Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR), was a participant and provided workshops with survivors of political violence from the 2008 Zimbabwean elections. The survivors have formed a healing and reconstitution of society initiative called Tree…


SHSS Student presents at the 3rd International Conference on Health, Wellness & Society in Brazil

Marcia Brown, M.D., a student in the Master of Arts in Cross-disciplinary Studies program (MACS) in the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies (DMS)  in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), presented a paper at the Third International Conference on  Health, Wellness and Society held in San Paulo, Brazil.  Brown’s…


Want Stronger Bones? Try Weight Bearing Exercises at Rec Plex

Did you know that weight bearing exercises not only strengthen your muscles but also helps to build bone density?  Let us help you get stronger! Personal Training Special for Faculty/Staff RecPlex Members:  Buy any training package during the month of July and receive the student rate. Stop by or call…


First-ever Statue of H. Wayne Huizenga Unveiled on NSU’s Campus