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Medical Student Elected to Lead National Student Group

Third-year Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-COM) student Britani Martinez was recently elected  national president elect for the American Medical Student Association (AMSA). As national president, she will chair the AMSA Board of Trustees, the organization’s highest governing body. After her graduation in May 2014, she will take…


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….


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Names Outstanding Teachers, Distinguished Professor

Each spring, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences recognizes one full-time and one part-time faculty member as its outstanding teachers of the year, honoring their strong commitment to learning and student success. These awards reflect the endorsement and support of peers and students. Congratulations to the following college faculty…


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…


SHSS Alum appointed City Council Member in Miami Gardens

Erhabor Ighodaro, Ph.D., a graduate of the doctoral program in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been appointed Councilman St-Large Seat 6 for the City of Miami Gardens. Ighdaro is the President of Oracle Consulting Group, a…


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…


NSU to Host Hemispheric Drug Strategy Conference, Ends May 3

NSU will host an international conference, May 1-3, to discuss drug strategy in Latin America and the Caribbean. The conference will be held in the Presidential Boardroom of NSU’s Horovitz Administrative Building on the main campus. The university is hosting this conference as part of a strategic partnership between NSU’s…


NSU’s Baudhuin Preschool to be Recognized by the Broward Autism Society

For the second year in a row, NSU’s Baudhuin Preschool was named the top Broward County School at the Dan Marino Foundation WalkAbout Autism which took place on Saturday, January 26 at Sun Life Stadium. Baudhuin’s PTO President and school administrators will be recognized at the April 17 meeting of…


We “geek” National Library Week, Ends April 20

In celebration of National Library Week (April 14 -20) keep your eye out for a new “geek” campaign designed to generate awareness of the Alvin Sherman Library (ASL) and its commitment to community. The campaign features key individuals and organizations who understand the library’s role in helping to shape futures…


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….


NSU Medical School Professor Chosen AMDA Vice President

Naushira Pandya, M.D., CMD, professor and chair of the Department of Geriatrics at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was elected vice president of the American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) at the organization’s national meeting held March 21-24 in Washington, D.C. The AMDA focuses on excellence in patient care…


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…


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…


Designations Bring Unique Status to NSU Medical School Alumnus

William H. Stager, D.O., M.S., M.P.H., FAAFP, FAA­MA, FAAO, FACOFP, a 1989 graduate of Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, recently received his Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (FAAFP) fellow­ship designation, making him the only physician to have the following four fellow designa­tions: Fellow of the…


Eric Ackerman, Ph.D., Appointed Dean of Computer Sciences College

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., recently announced the appointment of Eric S. Ackerman, Ph.D., as dean of NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (SCIS). Ackerman, who has served as associate dean and assistant dean with SCIS since 2000, has been serving in the…


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 Student Named a Committee President of Mediators Beyond Borders

Bina Patel, doctoral candidate in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been named President of the University Leadership Committee (UCLC), a part of Mediators Beyond Borders (MBB). Patel is the founding president of the NSU student chapter…


NSU Pediatrician’s Chapter Win National Award

Deborah A. Mulligan, M.D., director of NSU’s Institute for Child Health Policy, and her colleagues who are members of the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), recently won an outstanding award. The Florida Chapter received the AAP Outstanding Chapter Award for the Very Large Category (1,001+ Fellows). It…


Key Club Carnival Unites University School Community

University School of NSU students perform community service throughout the year, but the Key Club’s annual carnival provides a unique opportunity for the entire school to share in the spirit of community and giving. “The whole point of Key Club is to bring family and community together to help our…


Jacksonville SEC to Host Open House, March 23

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host an Open House on March 23 at its Jacksonville Student Educational Center (SEC).  The Open House, which is free and open to the public, will provide information about the various health, education, business, and psychology programs that NSU Jacksonville offers, as well as host…