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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…


Did you know? NSU Offers Free Smoking Cessation Classes

It’s never too late to quit. Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (NSU-COM) Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program through funding from the Florida Health Department, is offering evidence-based group and individual smoking cessation programs throughout Broward County. All sessions are FREE. Classes are designed to help you: Prepare…


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…


Center for Autism and Related Disabilities Hosts “Issues in Autism Conference”, April 6

The UM-NSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UM-NSU CARD) in partnership with Effective Programs for Students with Autism (PEPSA) will host a regional “Issues in Autism Conference” on Saturday, April 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Nova Southeastern University in the HPD Building’s Hull Auditorium (Room #2105)….


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…


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…


Students Compete in National Collegiate Sales Competition

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’s Huizenga Sales Institute (HIS) team recently competed at the 15th Annual National Collegiate Sales Competition (known globally as NCSC), held in Kennesaw, Ga., from March 1 to 4. This marks the first year the HSI team – consisting of Jeremy Mathis…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences M.A. in Writing Student Earns Tutoring Award

Cristine Busser, an M.A. in Writingstudent at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, earned the 2013 Graduate Tutor Award from the Southeastern Writing Center Association (SWCA). According to SWCA, the honor “recognize(s) leadership, commitment, and overall excellence of individuals working in an SWCA writing center.” At NSU, Busser serves…


College of Health Care Sciences Inaugural Issue of Perspectives Magazine

This spring, the College of Health Care Sciences will be releasing the inaugural issue of the college magazine, Perspectives. The long-awaited magazine is the product of months of collaboration between representatives from various programs in the college, writers and editors. HPD Publication editor, Scott Colton, B.A., and graphic designer Brandee Evans,…


‘Business Days’ at Miami SEC continues, March 20-21

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship invites you to attend a series of free events over the course of three days, March 19-21. “Business Days at NSU Miami” will feature keynote speakers, a free Lean Six Sigma White Belt Training workshop, a career workshop, and a mock…


20th Annual Public Interest Auction, March 15

The Shepard Broad Law Center’s Public Interest Law Society (PILS) invites you to attend its 20th annual Public Interest Auction on Friday, March 15. The auction will be held at 6:00 p.m. in the Law Center’s atrium on NSU’s main campus. In addition to both a silent and live auction,…


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…


Occupational Therapy Student Conduct Research Study

  A group of five Masters of Occupational Therapy (MOT) student researchers are conducting a study entitled NSU Health Care Professionals Students’ Knowledge about the Occupational Therapy Profession. The goal of the research study is to assess the knowledge of health care professional students regarding the career of Occupational Therapy…


Facts about Going Green & Recycling

Source: www.ehow.com Facts about Going Green & Recycling 1. Separating Recyclable Items Some localities are going to single-stream recycling; that is, all recyclables are placed in one container. However, if you are still required to separate recyclables, or you just want to, separate them into these categories: Paper, which includes…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Inducts Eight Students into Marine Science Honor Society

Eight undergraduate students from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences have been inducted into the NSU chapter of Rho Rho Rho (PPP), the national honor societyrecognizing top undergraduate students studying marine biology. The college hosted an induction ceremony and reception for the students on Feb. 22. This year marked…


NSU to host AAUW Intl. Women’s Day Celebration: Speaker Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, March 18

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is hosting its 8th Annual International Women’s Day Celebration, on Monday, March 18 from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm in the Don Taft University Center. This year’s theme is “Gender Agenda: Gaining Momentum,” featuring keynote speaker Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, 23rd Congressional District,…


NSU to Host Open House at Ft Myers SEC, March 7

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host an Open House on March 7 at its Fort Myers 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 NSU Fort Myers offers, as well as…


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…


Fishing for Scholarships – OC sponsors Fishing Tournament, March 2

NSU’s Oceanographic Center, in partnership with the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, will be re-launching the 6th Annual Oceanographic Center Scholarship Fishing Tournament in Fort Lauderdale on March 2.  The Tournament will begin with the Kick-off Party and Captain’s Meeting on Feb. 28 at NSU’s new $50-million Center of…


HR offers workshop seminars – Trigger-Proof Your Way to Success, Feb. 21

The 2013 Lunch and Learn series offered by NSU’s Office of Human Resources is underway! Led by author, psychologist, and educator Gay Lynn Grigas, M.A. Psy., the Trigger-Proof Your Way to Success series will focus on solutions to common workplace problems. Presented as twelve easy-to-use “tools,” each seminar will provide…