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Nova Southeastern University Appoints Vanessa Blanco Director of the San Juan, Puerto Rico Regional Campus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico  – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President and CEO Dr. George Hanbury has announced the appointment of Vanessa Blanco, B.S., as director of NSU’s San Juan, Puerto Rico Regional Campus. She previously was the Assistant Director at the Miami Campus. Blanco, a native of…


2015 Sea Turtle Nesting Season Saw Second-Largest Number of Turtle Nests in History

Sea Turtle Swimming FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Every year from March through October, something truly amazing happens: sea turtles make their way onto the beaches of South Florida to lay the eggs of the next generation. In 2015, the number of nests documented by the Broward…


Dr. Nancy Klimas Receives Prestigious Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award from Nova Southeastern University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Executive Vice President and Provost Ralph V. Rogers Jr., Ph.D., recently presented Nancy Klimas, M.D., with the 5th Annual Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award. The purpose of the award is to recognize a faculty member who has demonstrated…


Nova Southeastern University to Host Second Annual Statewide Contest with the Holocaust Learning and Education Fund, Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. –Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce it will be partnering with the Holocaust Learning and Education Fund, Inc. for the second annual Holocaust Reflection Contest, a statewide initiative focusing on Holocaust education. Participating middle and high school students are being asked…


Nova Southeastern University to Recognize Distinguished Alumni

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ** Excellent Photo & Story Opportunity **   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will salute 14 outstanding graduates at the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Awards ceremony, the highest and most prestigious honor that NSU bestows upon its graduates. The program recognizes alumni who have realized…


NSU Honors Donors at its Fifth Annual Fellows Society Celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. — Nova Southeastern University (NSU) celebrated its Fifth Annual Fellows Society Celebration on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at Grande Oaks Golf Club. The Fellows Society is a group of more than 500 individuals, corporations and organizations who have made cumulative gifts of $50,000or more…


Nova Southeastern University Optometry Faculty Member Earns Prestigious National Designation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Ava K. Bittner, O.D., Ph.D., FAAO, associate professor at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Optometry, was awarded Research Diplomate status in the Low Vision Section of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) at the organization’s annual meeting in New Orleans in October….


Nova Southeastern University’s CIO Named One of South Florida Business & Wealth’s 24 C-Level 2015 Apogee Award Honorees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE–DAVIE, Fla. – South Florida Business & Wealth announced that Tom West, M.B.A., Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer at Nova Southeastern University (NSU)has been selected one of 24 C-Level Executives as a recipient of its 2015 Apogee Awards. Mr. West is being…


Nova Southeastern University Awards Most Doctoral and Professional Degrees to Minorities in Nation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) awards more doctoral and professional degrees to Hispanics and other minorities than any other university in the United States, according to a new study released by the publication Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. Additionally, NSU is second to Stanford…


NSU IS NOW ON GOOGLE MAPS’ STREET VIEW

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE–DAVIE, Fla. – Earlier this year there were some strange things happening on Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) main campus. Students, faculty and staff reported seeing people wielding odd-looking contraptions and riding around in strange and interesting vehicles. But no cause for alarm – it was…


Nova Southeastern University to Host Annual A Day for Children Health Fair

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will once again welcome families to its annual “A Day for Children” health fair, scheduled for this fall.  Children ages 15 years and younger (including infants and toddlers), along with their families, are invited to attend this year’s…


Why Libraries Are Critical and Becoming the New “Hot Spots” For the Community

GUEST EDITORIAL / OP-ED     While pencils, notebooks and rulers are important school supplies, there’s one supply that rises above them all – a library card. September is Library Card Sign-Up Month.  One of the best gifts a child can receive is a library card because a library card…


Nova Southeastern University Home to One of Nation’s 50 Most Affordable Marriage & Family Therapy Programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – The marriage and family therapy program at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) was recently ranked as one of the 50 most affordable programs in the United States by Best Counseling Degrees. NSU’s program was ranked 26th in the nation, and it is the…


NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Online Master’s in Public Health Program Ranked Among Top 50 in Nation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 31, 2015 Jeremy Katzman, M.B.A., APR | Office of Public Affairs 954-262-5408 (office) 954-661-7000 (cell) j.katzman@nova.edu       FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – The online Master’s in Public Health Program at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Osteopathic Medicine was recently ranked among the 50 Most…


Nova Southeastern University Integrates Korn Ferry Tools and Research into Huizenga College’s The Real World M.B.A.

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 27, 2015 Marla Oxenhandler | Office of Public Affairs 954-262-5315 (office) 954-770-9204 (cell) moxenhandl@nova.edu Tracy Kurschner /Korn Ferry 612-309-3957 (cell) Tracy.kurschner@kornferry.com FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship has partnered with  Korn Ferry, the preeminent authority…


Nova Southeastern University Receives up to $4.3 Million for Marine Industry Safety Training in Gulf Coast and Virginia

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – The Deepwater Horizon (BP) oil spill on April 20, 2010 was the largest disaster of its kind in history. Its negative impact on the economy ran in the tens of billions of dollars and caused irreversible damage to the environment. To help preventable disasters like this…


NSU’s Mailman Segal Center Names New Director

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – NSU’s Mailman Segal Center for Human Development (MSC) recently  announced that Avrilio Moumoutjis, Ph.D. has joined the Autism Institute as Director of the Baudhuin Preschool. Dr. Moumoutjis, known as Dr. Avrilio, has more than 15 years of experience in early childhood education and in the education…


NSU Establishes New Farquhar Honors College

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Highly motivated, high-achieving undergraduate students entering Nova Southeastern University (NSU) this fall will have a new option to enhance their college experience: participation in the Farquhar Honors College. The college offers all qualifying NSU undergraduate students the opportunity to take unique Honors courses and workshops, write…


NSU’s College of Dental Medicine Receives $3.4 Million Grant to Enhance Dental Care and Access for People with Autism

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Dentists and other health care providers who treat patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) require special training to understand the skills and techniques needed to care for this growing population. Romer Ocanto, D.D.S., M.S., CAGS, chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at Nova Southeastern University’s…


Tonight’s State of the Union Address May Raise Questions about the Economy

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – President Obama is set to deliver the State of the Union address this evening followed by the Republican response.  With the economy still being one of the most important topics for the American people,  he may touch upon economic issues and trends for the coming year. Nova…