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NSU and BSO ‘Armed Encounters’ Researchers Present Findings to Law Enforcement Community

Representatives from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and the Broward County Sheriff’s Office (BSO) recently presented findings from their research on armed encounters to law enforcement officials and officers from across South Florida. Key findings from their research indicated that increased training for officers early on led to increased chances that…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Professor Publishes Biography of Thurgood Marshall

Charles Zelden, professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, published Thurgood Marshall: Race, Rights, and the Struggle for a More Perfect Union (Routledge Historical Americans) in May 2013. The succinct biography details Marshall’s storied legal career, including his service as an Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court…


Recipients Announced for President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant & Quality of Life Awards

The 14th Annual President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and 11th Annual Quality of Life Awards ceremony was recently held in the Don Taft University Center on NSU’s main campus. NSU President George Hanbury and Vice President for the Office of Research and Technology Transfer Gary Margules recognized 37 research projects…


Professor of Management Participates on Diversity Panel

On Nov. 19, Bahaudin Mujtaba, D.B.A., professor of Management at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, made a presentation during the Third Annual South Florida Diversity Summit. The theme of the summit was “Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Perspective from Florida Organizational Leaders.”  The Summit…


Fischler Hosts School Choice Breakfast Celebrating the Legacy of Nobel Prize Winner Milton Friedman

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education recently hosted a “Celebrating Freedom” breakfast in honor of the late Milton Friedman, to share his legacy and ideas about school choice. Friedman was a 1976 Nobel Prize winner, economics professor, and stalwart crusader for the ideas of individual freedom who formed the…


Fischler School Professor Receives Award for Dedication to the Arts

David Spangler, Ph.D., program professor of NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education’s Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Arts program, will be honored on May 15 with the prestigious Joseph Leavitt Award for Dedication to the Arts presented by Florida Youth Orchestra (FYO). A 21-year tradition, the FYO award is…


Fischler School Alumna Included on Honor Roll of Exemplary Female Leaders

NSU alumna Yseult Charles, site administrator for the Juvenile Justice Center School in Miami, was recently honored by the National Council for Research on Women (NCRW) and added to the group’s Honor Roll of exemplary female leaders.  The Haitian-born educational leader has been a staunch supporter of children at risk…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Mar. 25

Charlene Desir, Ed.D, a professor at NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services, and Pamela D. Hall, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology at Barry University, will be the featured speakers at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on Mar. 25. They will talk about using the arts as a tool to…


Florida Governor Reappoints Fischler School professor to Florida Fund for minority Teachers

NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services is proud to announce that program professor Ken Dose, Ed.D., has been reappointed to the Board of Directors for the Florida Fund for Minority Teachers. Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist recently selected Dose and six other community leaders to serve in this…


Fischler School Honors Miami-Dade Educators, Community Leaders, Chancellor Ferrero at Cervantes Awards

More than two dozen Miami-Dade County students and educators were recently honored at the 13th Annual Cervantes Awards for Outstanding Hispanic Education, hosted by NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services and its Hispanic Advisory Board. The annual award ceremony recognizes those who have made a significant contribution to the education…


NSU Creates Summer Program for Haitian Teens Living in South Florida After Devastating Earthquake

To continue to acclimate Haitian students displaced by the earthquake to South Florida schools, NSU is part of a collaboration on a free summer program called Literary Initiative for Empowerment, or L.I.F.E.


Jacksonville SEC Hosts “Principal for the Day” with Duval County Schools

NSU’s Student Educational Center in Jacksonville recently hosted a debriefing for the Duval County Public Schools’ “Principal for the Day” initiative. The event is held twice a year to raise public awareness of what is happening in Jacksonville’s public schools.  After spending the day in various schools throughout the county,…


Fischler Student Named Florida Fund for Minority Teachers Scholar of the Year


NSU’s Fischler School Helps 70 Inner-City Miami-Dade Elementary Students Get Fired Up With Miami HEAT Tickets

Seventy students from three inner-city Miami-Dade County elementary schools will experience first-hand how good grades can pay off when Miami HEAT mascot Burnie visits with representatives from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) to hand out HEAT tickets to honor roll students.


Carrie P. Meek Outstanding Education Leadership Achievement Awards

Nova Southeastern University’s Black Heritage Council will celebrate Black History Month with a salute to the woman known as the prominent voice in the Haitian American community and to the man referred to by his peers as the turnaround principal in Broward County.

The Fourth Annual Carrie P. Meek Outstanding Education Leadership Achievements Awards will honor Gepsie Metellus, director of the Sant La Haitian Neighborhood Center, and Ramon Dawkins, principal of Sunland Park Elementary School.


Governor Appoints NSU Dean of Diversity To State Minority Teachers Board

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is proud to announce the appointment of Delores M. Smiley, Ed.D, to the Florida Fund for Minority Teachers (FFMT) Board of Directors.

Smiley, who serves as Dean of Community Education and Diversity Affairs at NSU’s Fischler of Education and Human Services, has been appointed to the board for a three-year term by Florida Governor Charlie Crist.