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Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


Tag Archives: Local

Oceanographic Center Participates in ‘Real Men Read’ at Local Middle School

Six graduate students, staff, and faculty members from NSU’s Oceanographic Center recently participated in the “Real Men Read” event at New River Middle School in Fort Lauderdale. The event seeks to increase awareness about the importance of reading. New River Middle School faculty believes that their students often read at…

NSU Hosts Diabetes Alert Day

On March 27, Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences, in partnership with NSU’s College of Pharmacy and College of Optometry, the American Diabetes Association, and the NSU Health Care Clinics, hosted  Diabetes Alert Day at NSU.  Students, faculty, staff, and local community members received educational materials about diabetes…

NSU Earns Place on President’s National Honor Roll for Community Service

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) was named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. “We’re honored to receive…

SHSS Faculty, Student and Alumna Present at the National League of Cities Annual Meeting

Neil Katz, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), along with DCAR master’s student Allen Sells and DCAR master’s graduate Lauren Marx, presented two workshops for the National League of Cities Congressional City Congress in Washington…

National Library of Medicine Traveling Exhibit to be Displayed at Health Professions Division Library, Ends May 1

The Henkel Physicians: A Family’s Life in Letters: an exhibition developed and produced by the Exhibition Program at the National Library of Medicine will be on display in the NSU Health Professions Division (HPD) Library – Central Aisle from Monday, March 25 through Wednesday, May 1. The free exhibit is…

NSU College of Optometry Alumni Named Young Optometrist of the South

Jennifer Smith Zolman, OD, FCOVD, was named the recipient of the prestigious 2013 South Eastern Congress of Optometry Young Optometrist of the South award. This SECO award recognizes an optometrist in practice for less than 10 years, but who has already made a significant impact in the field of optometry….

Phi Delta Chi Support Individuals with Down Syndrome Via Just Dance 2013

      On February 9 at Café Iguana in Pembroke Pines, NSU’s College of Pharmacy’s (NSU COP) Beta Lambda Chapter of the Professional Pharmacy Fraternity Phi Delta Chi (PDC) participated in the Just Dance 2013 charity event.  This fun event provided information, advocacy and support concerning all aspects of…

Facts about Going Green & Recycling

Source: www.ehow.com Facts about Going Green & Recycling 1. Separating Recyclable Items Some localities are going to single-stream recycling; that is, all recyclables are placed in one container. However, if you are still required to separate recyclables, or you just want to, separate them into these categories: Paper, which includes…

Get to Know Nature

Source: pbs.org Even city-dwellers can learn to love nature with these earth-friendly ideas. 1. Become a nature watcher Spend some time with your child just sitting in your backyard or in a park observing the plants and animals around you. Talk about what you see. It can be fun to…

Fishing for Scholarships – OC sponsors Fishing Tournament, March 2

NSU’s Oceanographic Center, in partnership with the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, will be re-launching the 6th Annual Oceanographic Center Scholarship Fishing Tournament in Fort Lauderdale on March 2.  The Tournament will begin with the Kick-off Party and Captain’s Meeting on Feb. 28 at NSU’s new $50-million Center of…

Broward DECA Competition Held at Huizenga Business School

On Wednesday, Jan. 9, the H. Wayne Huizenga Business School hosted the Broward County DECA High School District Competition in the Huizenga Sales Institute. More than 350 DECA Club members from 18 different schools attended the one-day competition, which included events related to entrepreneurship, marketing and sales. As part of…

Talk to Dive into Topic of Marine-Fisheries Sustainability, Feb. 19

The semester’s second talk in the Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, will look at plausible ways of managing marine fisheries to better serve both the environment and consumers. “Is ‘All or Nothing’ Really the Only Alternative for Marine-Fisheries Sustainability?” Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series David…

Five Honorees Receive ‘President’s Excellence in Community Service Award’ at 15th Annual Celebration of Excellence

Latest Issue of Award-Winning Farquhar Forum Magazine Published, Available Online

The 2012–2013 issue of Farquhar Forum, the award-winning magazine from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, is now available in print and online. Inside the Issue The cover story spotlights community outreach by alumnus Kyle Latham and his volunteer work with the Special Olympics. A recent graduate of the…

Music and Pasta on the Plaza, Dec. 7

Friday, December 7 | 12:00 -2:00 p.m. Come join us for First-Friday Lunch at the Museum Café! Enjoy a tasty salad, delicious sandwich or our special of the day: the Café’s famous Tri-Color Pasta with Chicken (for a special price of only $7.95)!  While you lunch, listen to the captivating…

Physician Assistant Students at NSU’s Orlando SEC ALL pass their Board Exams

All 58 of NSU’s Class of 2012 Physician Assistant (PA) students passed their Physician Assistant National Certification Exam (PANCE). The national average for pass rates for all PA programs is 93 percent for this iteration of the exam, which is commonly referred to as the “PA Boards.” “All of our…

Huizenga School Professor Speaks at ASEAN Seminar in Bangkok, Thailand

On September 26, 2012, Bahaudin Mujtaba, D.B.A., professor of management in Nova Southeastern University’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, was an invited speaker and panel member in a three-hour seminar in Bangkok, Thailand, presenting on the topic of “Preparation for ASEAN Community of Thailand: Public and Private…

Nova Southeastern University to host free Webinar on Substance Abuse, Sept. 28

The webinar will address substance use disorders, a critical South Florida challenge. The event, called “It Takes a Village: Addiction, Recovery & Community”, is part of National Recovery Month. The free webinar will be broadcast from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from the NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD) at the university’s main Davie campus.

Celebrate Disability Awareness Month at NSU! FREE Expo, Wheelchair Basketball Game & more begins Oct. 4

October is Disability Awareness Month, and to help celebrate and honor those of all abilities, NSU will host one of Florida’s largest and longest running expos for people with disabilities on Saturday, Oct. 6. The free 33rd Annual DisAbilities Expo and its related events will offer many opportunities for people…

More than 300 of NSU’s “Dateline: Health” TV Episodes Now Available on DVD at Alvin Sherman Library