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NSU Appoints New Director of the Museum of Art

President and CEO, George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., announced the appointment of Bonnie Clearwater, M.A., as the new Director of NSU’s Museum of Art effective September 3. Clearwater joins NSU’s Museum of Art from the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in North Miami. Clearwater will work closely with the museum…


College of Pharmacy announces Promotions and Appointments

The NSU College of Pharmacy is proud to announce: The promotion of Devada Singh-Franco, Pharm.D., to Associate Professor for the department of Pharmacy Practice. Singh-Franco has become a distinguished researcher in the field of meta-analysis, pharmacotherapy, chronic disease management, diabetes mellitus, obesity, diabetes-related complications, patient care, indigent patients, patient-reported outcomes,…


NSU Alum Appointed Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Park University

    Kenneth Christopher, D.P.A., who earned his doctorate at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business & Entrepreneurship, been appointed to the position of associate vice president for academic affairs at Park University. Christopher previously served the University as the associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts and…


Computer & Information Sciences School Hosts Open House, June 8

Nova Southeastern University’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS) will be hosting a campus Open House for all prospective students on Saturday, June 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Meet with admissions managers, financial aid experts and faculty members and discover which of their programs – from…


Business Professors Present at Southwest Decision Sciences Conference

Three professors from NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship —Leslie Tworoger, D.B.A., Eleanor Lawrence, Ph.D., and Cynthia Ruppel, Ph.D., presented their research entitled “The Emotions and Cognitions of Change: Top Management Reflections in the Healthcare Industry” at the Southwest Decision Sciences Conference. The conference was held March 12-16,…


Business Professor Earns Public Administration Educator of the Year Award

The South Florida Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration has named Jack Pinkowski, Ph.D., associate professor of public administration in the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, as their Public Administration Educator of the Year. The awards reception will take place on June 7, 2013, at…


Lower School Student Leaders Introduce Earth Day Assembly

University School’s Green Team proposed and organized the first Lower School Earth Day Assembly and digital photography contest to propel fellow students to more actively recycle and to feel a greater sense of urgency about protecting our planet. At the heart of the effort were three grade 5 students –…


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.


Representatives from College of Optometry Attend Bill Signing

Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry leadership and faculty were present when Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a bill that expands the drug-prescribing powers of optometrists. Gov. Scott signed the bill (HB 239) on April 19. The state now allows optometrists to prescribe oral medications — including pills —…


Summertime is Scuba Time

With warm water and calm seas, Summer time is the official dive season in South Florida.  This summer, the Nova Southeastern University Academic Diving Program (NSUADP) is offering all levels of scuba courses for students, faculty, staff, and the general public.  Here are just some of the courses offered: Scuba…


Computer & Information Sciences School Doctoral Student Honored at the 2013 Black Engineer of the Year Awards

  Je’aime H. Powell, a doctoral candidate of computer information systems at NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, was recently honored with the “Student Leadership – Graduate Level Award” at the Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Global Competitiveness Conference in…


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…


Computer & Information Sciences School Alumna Recognized as Michigan’s Top Tech Leader

NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences alumna Rita Barrios, Ph.D., was recently recognized as one of Michigan’s Top 10 Tech Leaders. Barrios received her Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems with a concentration in information security in 2011. She is currently an assistant professor for computer information systems at…


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…


NSU Undergraduate Programs Announce 2012–2013 Outstanding Graduating Students

Each spring, Nova Southeastern University’s Undergraduate Commencement ceremony recognizes the achievements of students and the support of faculty, family members, and the community. Congratulations to the following graduating students, who have been selected by faculty and academic leadership in their respective school and/or division to be recognized at this year’s…


Eric Ackerman, Ph.D., Appointed Dean of Computer Sciences College

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., recently announced the appointment of Eric S. Ackerman, Ph.D., as dean of NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (SCIS). Ackerman, who has served as associate dean and assistant dean with SCIS since 2000, has been serving in the…


Medical School Alumnus Wins Oncology Award

Jason Zell, D.O., M.P.H., a 2001 graduate of Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was among 12 physicians from across the country who recently received a Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award from the National Cancer Institute. The award recognizes exceptional cancer investigators for their contributions to the advance­ment…


SHSS Student Named a Committee President of Mediators Beyond Borders

Bina Patel, doctoral candidate in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been named President of the University Leadership Committee (UCLC), a part of Mediators Beyond Borders (MBB). Patel is the founding president of the NSU student chapter…


Fischler’s Second Annual School Choice Conference Brings Experts Together on School Reform Issues

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education recently hosted its 2nd Annual International School Choice and Reform Academic Conference, aimed at creating synergies to lead to new collaborations between academic scholars at universities, “think tanks” and professional associations in the United States and internationally. Experts on educational reform and school…


NSU Pediatrician’s Chapter Win National Award

Deborah A. Mulligan, M.D., director of NSU’s Institute for Child Health Policy, and her colleagues who are members of the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), recently won an outstanding award. The Florida Chapter received the AAP Outstanding Chapter Award for the Very Large Category (1,001+ Fellows). It…