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NSU Undergraduate Student Named Top National Officer for Osteopathic Medicine Association

Jaibel Makiyil, biology major at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, has been named the National Officer of the Year by the Pre-Student Osteopathic Medicine Association (Pre-SOMA). Makiyil, who serves as president of NSU’s Pre-SOMA chapter, received the prestigious award at the Spring SOMA Convention in Washington, D.C., Mar….


Office of Suicide & Violence Prevention Publishes 2013 Quarterly Newsletter

NSU’s Office of Suicide & Violence Prevention has published their May 2013 Quarterly Newsletter. Inside this edition: Suicide Prevention in the Capital Suicidal Behavior Disorder Suicide and Violence Prevention Spotlight – Scott Poland, Ed.D., and Douglass Flemons, Ph.D., Co-Directors of NSU’s Office of Suicide and Violence Prevention Suicide Prevention Resources…


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.


NSU’s Chief Tech Officer Elected Chair of South Florida Digital Alliance

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Hugo Alvarez, CTO has been elected as Chair of the South Florida Digital Alliance (SFDA) at the annual membership meeting held on March 14, 2013. Alvarez will serve as Chairman of the South Florida Digital Alliance, working along with a distinguished group of colleagues to bring…


Williams Earns Peach Belt Athlete of The Week

Nova Southeastern women’s and track and field student-athlete, Ciona Williams (Fr., Stockton, Ca.) has been selected as Peach Belt Track and Field Athlete of the Week, announced by the conference office. Williams ran on the 4×100-meter and 4×400-meter relay teams at the Drake Relays over the weekend, setting season-bests in both…


Melendez is SSC Baseball Player of the Week

Nova Southeastern first baseman Michael Melendez has been named Sunshine State Conference Baseball Player of the Week presented by VALIC, as announced Monday by the conference office. Melendez (So., Miramar, Fla.) helped the Sharks stave off a sweep at the hands of No. 6 Tampa, as his two grand slams in…


No. 1 Women’s Golf Practically Sweeps All-SSC Awards

The No. 1 Nova Southeastern women’s golf team earned high praise in this year’s All-Sunshine State Conference awards, capturing Golfer of the Year, Freshman of the Year and four 1st Team All-SSC selections as announced by the conference office Tuesday, April 24. A total of 11 student-athletes have been recognized…


NSU Hosts Conference on Cyber Safety and Human Trafficking

University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Frank DePiano, Ph.D., welcomed more than 300 federal and local law enforcement personnel and child welfare providers from the Broward, Miami, and Palm Beach counties to NSU’s main campus on Thursday, April 25. The providers were on campus to attend a cyber-safety…


Fischler School of Education and the Jamaican Teachers Association Co-sponsor Professional Development Workshops

Faculty members from NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education, in collaboration with the Jamaica Ministry of Education and the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), recently launched the NSU-JTA Advanced Professional Seminars program. The program offers a certificate-based professional development experience for educators who serve students at all levels of education…


Help Local Teachers Through Teacher Imaginarium Donations

Teacher Imaginarium (TI) at Nova Southeastern University’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education (FSE) periodically hosts Open House events at the North Miami Beach Campus to provide classrooms with much-needed supplies. In February 2013, groups of teachers and school staff were able to take advantage of donated items for classroom…


NSU transfer students inducted into the Tau Sigma National Honor Society

The first Nova Southeastern University chapter of the Tau Sigma National Honor Society was recently inducted by the NSU Division of Student Affairs’ Office of First Year and Transitional Programs. The Delta Iota chapter has 144 members, 42 of which attended the Induction Ceremony with family and friends.  The induction…


Osteen Receives Track Athlete of the Week Honors

Nova Southeastern women’s and track and field student-athlete, Jessica Osteen (Sr., Las Vegas, Nev.) has been selected as Peach Belt Track and Field Athlete of the week, announced by the conference office, April 9. Osteen ran the fastest 400 meter hurdles in the PBC so far this year, reaching an NCAA…


Taylor Locks Up SSC Golfer of the Week Honors

Nova Southeastern men’s golfer No. 1 Benjamin Taylor (Jr., Leatherhead, England) has been named Sunshine State Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week presented by VALIC as announced by the conference office. The No. 1 nationally ranked Taylor led the top-ranked Sharks to victory at Barry’s Buccaneer Invitational, returning to his winning…


President Hanbury Pens Sun Sentinel Opinion Piece on ‘Needs of Returning Veterans’

The following opinion editorial appeared in the Tuesday, April 9 edition of the Sun Sentinel’s editorial section.   George Hanbury: Needs of returning veterans a big priority at Nova By George Hanbury Unemployment, homelessness, and mental health issues face many of our returning veterans because of their sacrifices and service….


SHSS Alum Named Associate Ombudsman for the American Red Cross

Robert Hosea, Ph.D., a graduate of the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) program in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been named an Associate Ombudsman for the American Red Cross in Washington, DC. Hosea previously interned for the Office of the Ombudsman at the…


Save the Date – Circle of Friends Rock the Night Away


OI2T Team Participate in 2013 Egg Hunt Duathlon

Three members of the OI2T (Office of Innovation and Information Technology) team recently participated in the 2013 Egg Hunt Duathlon held at CB Smith Park in Pembroke Pines on Saturday, March 30. The Duathlon consisted of a 1.5 mile run, followed by an 11 mile bike portion, followed by another…


Special Olympics Aims to Raise $5 Million for Athletes by 2013


Accepted Student Day Draws Record Crowd

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Office of Undergraduate Admissions hosted “Accepted Student Day” for new Sharks who will join NSU in the fall 2013 term. A record crowd of more than 130 students, along with 144 family members, were welcomed by President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., for a day of special…


SHSS Alum Publishes Book entitled, Determinants of Success in UN Peacekeeping Operations

Jacques Koko, Ph.D., a doctoral graduate of the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has published a book with Essoh Jean-Mathieu Essis, Ph.D. entitled, Determinants of Success in UN Peacekeeping Operations, published by University Press of America. Koko is…