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Human Resources Hosts Free Business Writing Workshop for Employees, July 30

Back by popular demand the Office of Human Resources will be offering this FREE Employee Development Workshop on Wednesday, July 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Carl DeSantis Building, room 1052. The ability to write well is critical to any profession at any level. Invest just four…


NSU Bonds Upgraded by Moody’s to Baa1 from Baa2

NSU recently announced that Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the long-term rating of the university’s bonds to Baa1 from Baa2 with a positive outlook. According to the announcement made by Moody’s on July 16, 2013, “the rating upgrade is driven by the university’s consistently positive operating performance and, reduced liquidity…


2013 Updated HIPAA Security Information

The Office of Information Technology Security is pleased to bring you this update regarding HIPAA Security. It is important that all NSU faculty, staff, students, and other computer users that come into contact with electronic patient data understand what the HIPAA Security rule requires and comply with the policies and…


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…


Take a Look Back at TEDxNSU 2013—Videos, Photos Posted Online

In the spirit of “ideas worth spreading,” TED has created TEDx: a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. On Mar. 22, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted its second annual TEDxNSU, where x = independently organized TED event. TEDxNSU 2013…


Turning the Tables on Dental Education; Students Select “Best Waxer”

  Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine announces the completion of the inaugural Wax Off competition hosted by the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) NSU’s Student Chapter. On April 8 in the dental simulation lab, dental professors competed for the title of  NSU’s “Best Waxer.” Each professor had 30…


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…


University School Sophomore Wins State and Advances to International Science Competition

Recognized for her examination of the global carbon crisis, University School sophomore Rachel Sereix, followed a first place win at the Broward County Science Fair with a first place win at the Florida State Science and Engineering Fair and an invitation to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. As…


Two Optometry Students Accepted to Elite Program

Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry students Jana Wegrzyn and Edgar Ekure were accepted into the 2013 Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry Future Faculty Program. The Future Faculty Program is designed to address the unique and important issues that graduate students face as they embark on a career…


NSU Undergraduate Students, Alumni Recognized at Spring Honors Banquet

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted the annual Spring Honors Banquet on Apr. 19 at the Signature Grand in Davie, recognizing students in NSU’s Undergraduate Honors Program for their academic accomplishments and excellence. More than 400 people—including NSU alumni, administration, faculty, family members, and friends—joined the students in…


Undergraduate Students Recognized for Award-Winning Scholarship, Creative Works

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted a ceremony and luncheon on April 22 to honor outstanding scholarship and creative works by NSU students. The students were recognized for their award-winning submissions in this year’s Undergraduate Student Symposium and Undergraduate Film Festival, as well as the Fifth Annual Juried…


Track and Field Highly Recognized by Peach Belt Conference

The Nova Southeastern men and women’s track and field teams were highly recognized at the 2013 Peach Belt Conference Track and Field Championships, bringing home four postseason awards. Most notably, the Sharks had two athletes named Co-PBC Runners of the Year on the women’s side in Jessica Osteen (Sr., Las Vegas,…


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…


SHSS Alum Named Coordinator for Staff Selection and Training at Syracuse University

Jamie Rodriguez, M.S., master’s graduate of the College Student Affairs (CSA) program in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been named Coordinator for Staff Selection and Training at Syracuse University. Rodriguez, a 2010 NSU graduate has been at Syracuse University since graduation. Among her responsibilities, she…


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,…


Oceanographic Center Helps ‘Rock the Ocean’ on Fort Lauderdale Beach

NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and National Coral Reef Institute joined with the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation over the weekend of April 13-14 to raise marine conservation awareness at the inaugural Rock the Ocean Tortuga Music Festival. The Tortuga Music Festival was a two-day music and marine conservation festival…


Guy Harvey and NSU’s GHRI Tag & Track Migratory Movements of Mako Sharks


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…


Undergraduate & Master’s Students Invited to Study Abroad in Sweden This Summer

Create something global by joining the 11th annual study abroad in Sweden course offered by NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education’s Interdisciplinary Arts Master’s Program. Work side-by-side with European-trained artists and arts teachers to create an interdisciplinary arts production during this two-week summer course: International Arts & Culture Infusion…