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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


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Nova Southeastern University
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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Tag Archives: LLI

Highlighting LLI Classes for the 50th Anniversary Celebration, April 9

Learning is Lifelong at the NSU Lifelong Learning Institute! Continue the 50th anniversary celebration with the NSU Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) by going back to class!  Some NSU LLI trivia…did you know that the LLI was founded in 1977?  Did you know that about 50% of our lecturers are NSU…

Sing with the Bossa Nova Chorale, Deadline to sign up: Sept. 17

If you like to sing and want to meet new people who share your passion, the Bossa Nova Chorale is looking for you! The Bossa Nova Chorale is the premier vocal ensemble of the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts. It’s composed of talented,…

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…

SHSS Student becomes World’s First Certified CrossFit Trainer with Cerebral Palsy

Stephanie Hammerman, a master’s student in the College Student Affair’s program (CSA) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has become the first certified CrossFit trainer in the world with cerebral palsy. CrossFit combines strength and conditioning training to benefit the entire body. Her accomplishment has received world-wide…

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…

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…

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…

President Hanbury Teaches Ambassadors Board Members Underwater Lesson on Importance of Florida’s Coral Reefs

Nova Southeastern Women’s Golf Ends Championship Streak & Takes Second at NCAA National Championship

The No. 1 NSU women’s golf team finished second at the 2013 NCAA Division II National Championship, breaking their streak of national titles Saturday at LPGA International. The Sharks finished with a score of 1190 (292-294-295-309), three strokes behind No. 2 Lynn in an upset loss. The second-place finish snaps the…

Huizenga Business School’s Graduate Business Student Association Hosts Monte Carlo Night

The GBSA presented many recipients with awards of recognition. Of the many recipients, the Huizenga Business School’s Interim Dean J. Preston Jones, D.B.A., and Assistant Dean of External Affairs Joe Pineda, were honored for their continued support of the Graduate Business Student Association throughout the 2012-2013 academic year. List of…

Men’s Golf Ends Championship Run in Semifinal Tiebreaker

The No. 1 NSU men’s golf team fell short on its championship run in the semifinals at the NCAA Division II National Championship at the Hershey Country Club East Course, falling to Barry 2-2-1 on a stroke tiebreaker. The Sharks competed in 36 holes on Thursday, starting with a head-to-head…

Looking for Work-Life Balance? Let NSU Help You Find that Balance

When it comes to balancing the responsibilities of both work and family life, we often find ourselves in the dilemma of trying to balance the conflicting demands of work with family responsibilities. Many of us are having more difficulty achieving Work-Life Balance because of the rapidly changing workplace.  The workday…

Marrero Named SSC Player of the Week

Nova Southeastern senior Alex Marrero has been named Sunshine State Conference Baseball Player of the Week presented by VALIC, as announced Monday by the conference office. It was the first player of the week honor in the final weekend of his career. Marrero (Miami, Fla.) closed out his career by batting…

Computer & Information Sciences School Hosts Fulbright Visiting Scholar, May 23

NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences invites you to participate in a talk with Fulbright Visiting Scholar Volodymyr Turchenko, Ph.D., on the “Development of Parallel Neural Network Algorithms” on May 23, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Turchenko will provide a short overview of the Fulbright exchange program and some…

Impressive Slate of Entrepreneurs Inducted into Huizenga Business School’s Hall of Fame

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…

College of Dental Medicine Mourns Loss of Associate Dean

Dominick P. DePaola, D.D.S., Ph.D., an associate academic dean at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine passed away in April. He was 70. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., DePaola received a B.S. degree from St. Francis College in 1964 and a D.D.S. degree from New York University in 1969.  Following…

NSU Undergraduate Students Recognized for Winning University-Wide Essay Contest

The second annual Farquhar Writing Contest offered NSU undergraduate students the opportunity to reflect on the academic theme of “Life and Death” and how it has impacted their lives. More than 30 students submitted essays for this year’s contest, and the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences honored the top…