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Nova Southeastern University Online Educational Programs Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – U.S. News & World Report has released its annual report on the best online educational programs available in the United States, and several Nova Southeastern University (NSU) programs were recognized. The NSU online educational programs that were cited by U.S. News are:…


HPD’s Chancellor Named a Power Leader in Healthcare

NSU’s Chancellor of Health Professions Division Fred Lippman, R. Ph., Ed. D., has been selected by The South Florida Business Journal as a Power Leader in Healthcare.  Selections were made by the Journal’s editorial department based on his accomplishments within the past year. As the chancellor of Nova Southeastern University’s…


NSU Alum Helps Nursing Student Through Common Knowledge Scholarship

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) nursing student Jonathan Aguiriano recently became the first Tuition Back Scholarship winner when he won the Sandra Brown Award. The award, funded by NSU alumna Sandra Brown, J.D., was created to reward the highest scoring NSU participant in the national Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation (CKSF), Nursing…


2013 Undergraduate Commencement: Celebrating the Success of NSU’s Graduating Class

More than 900 NSU students crossed the stage at the 2013 Undergraduate Commencement ceremony on May 11 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise. Thousands of friends and family members, as well as more than 120 NSU faculty members, joined in celebrating the achievements of the graduating students from NSU’s Farquhar…


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.


Announcing Faculty Marshals for NSU’s 2013 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Each year, faculty members from across Nova Southeastern University are selected by their peers to serve as faculty marshals during NSU’s Undergraduate Commencement ceremony. As recipients of this prestigious honor, faculty marshals lead and accompany graduating students during the academic procession. Congratulations to the following faculty members selected to serve…


CDC Executive to Speak at NSU Commencement, May 19

Ursula Bauer, Ph.D, M.P.H., director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, will be the keynote speaker at a commencement ceremony at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division on Sunday, May 19. The ceremony, where 703 Health Professions Division (HPD)…


NSU Hosts the 2013 STUEY Awards


NSU’s 2013 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony to Be Held at BB&T Center, May 11


Medical School Alumnus Chosen Program Director, Reelected President

Marc G. Kaprow, D.O., FACOI, a 2001 graduate of Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, recently accepted a posi­tion as medical director for the United Healthcare of Florida Community and State Long-Term Care Program, which serves to provide long-term care and nursing home diver­sion support to thousands of Medicaid…


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…


The Multicultural Affairs Committee Celebrates Women’s History Month: EmpowHer

The Multicultural Affairs Committee (MAC), sponsored by Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences and NSU’s College of Nursing, celebrated Women’s History Month on Tuesday, March 19 with the first EmpowHer event. This year’s theme was EmpowHer: Sharing women’s best homemade remedies or health care advice. The main foyer…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Hosts Regional Writing Center Conference

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences welcomed more than 250 members of the Southeastern Writing Center Association (SWCA) to NSU for the organization’s 2013 conference, held on main campus during Feb. 21–23. Attendees represented 85 institutions across 15 states, from Florida to Arizona. Co-chairs Kevin Dvorak, Ph.D., associate professor and coordinator…


College of Health Care Sciences Holds Induction and Commencement Ceremony

This past December, NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences (CHCS) initiated 11 new members to the CHCS Teaching and Learning Academy (TLA). These new members gave their final project presentations to a collection of TLA members, colleagues and coworkers. Presentations were followed by a reception and induction ceremony in the…


HPD Students compete in the 2013 Ethics Bowl Competition

The 7th Annual Ethics Bowl —- sponsored by the Multicultural Affairs Committee, NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences and NSU’s College of Nursing —- was held on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Participants from 10 programs gathered together to compete in the Health Professions Division. Teams of three to five students were…


Nursing Dean Receives Women of Distinction Award

Marcie Rutherford, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.S.N., dean of Nova Southeastern University’s College of Nursing, was one of the recipients of the 2012 March of Dimes Women of Distinction Annual Award held in December. The award is designed to honor women whose achievements in their professional and personal lives are an example…


Nursing Student Competes in Ironman

On Oct. 13, Justin McMurrer, College of Nursing student at NSU’s Fort Myers Student Education Center, competed in the Ironman World Championship Triathlon that was held in Kona, Hawaii. A BSN student, McMurrer is not only a talented athlete but he is also a stellar student.  He has been able…


Nursing student at NSU’s Fort Myers SEC saves baby

Nursing student at NSU’s Fort Myers Student Education Center, Shawna Storozuck, recently put her CPR skills to the test and, in doing so, saved a boy’s life. “This was my first time on a live person,” she exclaimed, “My window was open and all of the sudden I heard a…


Renowned Health Policy Expert to Speak at NSU Commencement

Jonathan Cohn, a senior editor at The New Republic and a nationally recognized authority on health care policy, will be the keynote speaker at a commencement ceremony at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division on Sunday, May 27.


Nursing student honored by the Florida City Chamber of Commerce

Christian Guzman, an undergraduate nursing student at NSU’s Miami Student Educational Center (SEC), was recently honored by the Homestead/Florida City Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon held in Homestead.  Guzman received the Student of the Quarter award for post-secondary institutions. His outstanding academic background earned him a spot in the…