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Nova Southeastern University Alumna Named Teacher of the Year by Broward County Public Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Eleanna Hurst, an alumna from Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE), was named “Teacher of the Year” by the School Board of Broward County, Florida. The honor was bestowed at the district’s 2017 Caliber Awards ceremony held earlier…


Nova Southeastern University’s Commencement Season Begins Thursday, May 11

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – It’s that time of year again – time for students to walk across the stage, flip their tassels and transition from being students to being alumni! Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host its 2017 Commencement ceremonies on its Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus in…


NSU Huizenga Business College Launches Women’s Success Series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship (HCBE) at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is launching its first Women’s Success Series (WSS) on Wednesday evening, April 19. The goal of the initiative is to give female business students the necessary skills to…


Nova Southeastern University Researchers Studying How to Disrupt Bacteria to Treat Infections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Bacteria are everywhere. And despite widespread belief, not all bacteria are “bad.” However, to combat those that can cause health issues for humans, there has been an over-reliance on the use of antibiotics – so much so, that many of them are now…


NSU Completes SACS Accreditation Review With Flying Colors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Every 10 years, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) – the accrediting body that governs Nova Southeastern University (NSU) – performs an exhaustive review of the university in preparation for re-affirmation. In April, 2017, a team of nine reviewers…


Nova Southeastern University Mourns the Passing of President Emeritus Abraham S. Fischler

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. –– When you think of the history of education in South Florida, there’s a name that quickly comes to mind – Dr. Abraham S. Fischler. It is with great sadness but a tremendous sense of gratitude that Nova Southeastern University acknowledges the passing…


Keep College Campuses Safer, NO GUNS! – Guest Editorial

Guest Editorial/Op-Ed   Fort Lauderdale/Davie, Fla. – It’s the greatest fear any educational leader has – a shooting on campus. All too often we are witnessing weapons-related tragedies across the United States. While many people couch the debate on the merits of the Second Amendment, which does call for “a…


NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library Hosts Program Series and Exhibit on World War I

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host the program series and exhibition World War I and America March 21 through May 2.  The panel exhibit and a plethora of other WWI movies, reenactors and programming will be held in NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library located…


Miami-Based de la Cruz Collection Art Exhibit at Nova Southeastern University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FT. LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Renowned throughout South Florida and internationally, the de la Cruz Collection presents the Cult of Personality, on view March 18 through May 28 at the Adolfo and Marisela Cotilla gallery, second floor, Alvin Sherman Library located at 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd at…


Israeli Ambassador Daniel Ayalon to Speak at Nova Southeastern University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Farquhar Honors College, the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, and the Office of International Affairs will co-host a speaking event featuring Israeli Ambassador Daniel Ayalon at NSU’s Fort Lauderdale-Davie campus located at 3301 College Avenue on March…


NSU’s Huizenga Business College to Honor South Florida Entrepreneurs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FLA. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship is proud to announce the names of three South Florida business leaders who will be inducted into its Business and Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, the Huizenga Business College’s highest honor. The…


Nova Southeastern University and the Holocaust Learning and Education Fund, Inc. to Recognize Winners of Statewide Writing, Art, & Film Contest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla.— Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has joined forces once again with the nonprofit Holocaust Learning and Education Fund, Inc. (HLEF) to sponsor the third annual Holocaust Reflection Contest.  Participating middle and high school students from across Florida studied Holocaust survivor testimonials and created original essays,…


Spread of Lionfish in Gulf of Mexico is Threat to Reef Fisheries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – As the old saying goes: “You can’t put the genie back in the bottle.” Nowhere is this more evident than with the spread of lionfish, an invasive, non-native species that is threatening the marine ecosystems across the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean and Atlantic…


NSU Establishes Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Law Clinic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE FLA. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce that the Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Law Clinic is being established at its Shepard Broad College of Law. The clinic is made possible thanks to funds donated by NSU Trustee Mitchell Berger and…


NSU Statement on Immigration Executive Order

George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D. President/Chief Executive Officer   TO: NSU Students, Faculty, and Staff DATE: Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 SUBJECT: NSU’s Statement on Immigration Executive Order   The Executive Order signed by President Trump last Friday suspending immigration from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen has caused…


Shark Immunity Genes May Hold Secrets That Can Ultimately Benefit Humans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Fort Lauderdale/Davie, FL & Ithaca, NY – A new genomics study of shark DNA, including from great white and great hammerhead sharks, reveals unique modifications in their immunity genes that may underlie the rapid wound healing and possibly higher resistance to cancers in these ocean predators….


Nova Southeastern University Celebrates its 19th Annual Celebration of Excellence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. –Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President and CEO George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., showcased the university and shared its achievements at the 19th annual “Celebration of Excellence” gala on Saturday, January 28 inside the Rick Case Arena at NSU’s Don Taft University Center on the…


Nova Southeastern University’s Online Master’s in Public Administration Program Selected as One of the Best

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is proud to announce its online Master’s in Public Administration Program (MPA) was ranked one of the best by BestColleges.com.  The program, ranked thirteenth by BestColleges.com, is offered through NSU’s  H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship. “We…


NSU College of Dental Medicine Dean Among Nation’s 32 Most Influential People in Dentistry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Incisal Edge, the leading lifestyle magazine for dental professionals, recently named Linda Niessen, D.M.D., M.P.H., M.P.P., dean of the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Dental Medicine, No. 22 on a list of the 32 Most Influential People in Dentistry in the nation….


Nova Southeastern University Names Arena After Rick Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) officially named its arena in honor of community leader and automobile dealer, Rick Case at a special ceremony on January 19, 2017. The arena is located at the Don Taft University Center, an active multipurpose facility focused on…