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SHSS Alum Named Department Chair at Salisbury University

Soossailillai I. Keethaponcalan, Ph.D., doctoral graduate of the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been named the Chair of the Department of Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution at Salisbury University in Maryland. Prior to joining Salisbury University, Keethaponcalan was…


Huizenga School Professors Publish and Present Research at AGBA Conference in Bangkok

Professors Bahaudin G. Mujtaba and Frank Cavico, both of the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, had their paper entitled, “Employee Wellness Programs Carrots and Sticks,” accepted for publication and presentation at the Academy for Global Business Advancement (AGBA), which recently took place in Bangkok, Thailand. Mujtaba presented…


NSU Student Affairs staff members lauded for using ‘Coffee as a Retention Tool’

Six NSU Division of Student Affairs staff members were featured in an article published in the July issue of the Women in Higher Education newsletter, regarding the challenges of serving adult learners in higher education. A unique student-retention approach by NSU’s Sheena Zawacki, Cathy O’Brien, Joe Pokraka, Lorrenza Vandiver, Sholondo…


Huizenga School Professor Speaks in Xi’an, China

During the week of June 4-12, 2013, H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship Professor Bahaudin G. Mujtaba was invited by the School of Management at the Xi’an Jiaotong University to conduct research with Han Ping and to speak on the following topics to master and doctoral students at…


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…


Business Professors Present at Southwest Decision Sciences Conference

Three professors from NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship —Leslie Tworoger, D.B.A., Eleanor Lawrence, Ph.D., and Cynthia Ruppel, Ph.D., presented their research entitled “The Emotions and Cognitions of Change: Top Management Reflections in the Healthcare Industry” at the Southwest Decision Sciences Conference. The conference was held March 12-16,…


Business Professor Earns Public Administration Educator of the Year Award

The South Florida Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration has named Jack Pinkowski, Ph.D., associate professor of public administration in the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, as their Public Administration Educator of the Year. The awards reception will take place on June 7, 2013, at…


College of Dental Medicine Mourns Loss of Associate Dean

Dominick P. DePaola, D.D.S., Ph.D., an associate academic dean at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine passed away in April. He was 70. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., DePaola received a B.S. degree from St. Francis College in 1964 and a D.D.S. degree from New York University in 1969.  Following…


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…


SHSS Alum Publishes Article in Conflict Resolution Quarterly

Samuel Appiah-Marfo, Ph.D., doctoral graduate of the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has published an article in the journal, Conflict Resolution Quarterly. Appiah-Marfo’s article is entitled, “Conflict Resolution: The Faksoro Custom of the Rotuman’s of South Pacific.” Appiah-Marfo…


Collaborative Research by Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Assistant Professor Published in Two Journals, Earns High Marks

Robert Smith, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, co-authored two research articles on immune systems that appear in the academic journals GENETICS and BMC Microbiology. GENETICS editors selected Smith’s article as an April 2013 Issue Highlight, while readers accessed the article in BMC Microbiology more…


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…


Tourist-fed stingrays change their ways

Stingrays living in one of the world’s most famous and heavily visited ecotourism sites — Stingray City/Sandbar in the Cayman Islands — have profoundly changed their ways, raising questions about the impact of so-called “interactive ecotourism” on marine wildlife, reports a new study published March 18 in the journal PLOS…


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,…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Associate Professor Publishes Textbook on Family Therapy

Michael Reiter, Ph.D., associate professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, published Case Conceptualization in Family Therapy (Pearson) in paperback on Feb. 14. E-book versions are also available for the Amazon Kindle and Barnes and Noble NOOK. Reiter’s textbook focuses on a single case family, exploring how nine…


SHSS Student Presents at International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector

Jennifer Cittadino, MSN, APRN, BC, a doctoral student in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), presented a paper at the Third International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector in Vancouver, Canada. Cittadino’s presentation was entitled,” Blame it…


SHSS Faculty Member Publishes Book on Conflict Resolution

Toran Hansen, Ph.D., a faculty member in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has written a book entitled, The Generalist Approach to Conflict Resolution: A Guidebook. The book invites consideration of a holistic and comprehensive approach to conflict…


SHSS Welcomes Delegation from Beijing Normal University

Honggang Yang, Ph.D., dean of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), along with Tommie Boyd, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of Department of Family Therapy, and Anthony J. DeNapoli, Ed.D., executive director of NSU’s Office of International Affairs, recently welcomed a delegation of scholars from Beijing Normal…


Computer & Information Sciences School Doctoral Student Publishes Book, Journal Article and Book Chapter

C. Matt Graham, a doctoral student in information systems at the Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, has authored and published a book entitled, MIS for the Business Student: A Technical Use and Development Guide. Recently, Graham published a journal article in the International Journal of Information and Communication Technology…


Latest Issue of Award-Winning Farquhar Forum Magazine Published, Available Online

The 2012–2013 issue of Farquhar Forum, the award-winning magazine from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, is now available in print and online. Inside the Issue The cover story spotlights community outreach by alumnus Kyle Latham and his volunteer work with the Special Olympics. A recent graduate of the…