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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


Tag Archives: Regional

NSU Appoints New Director of the Museum of Art

President and CEO, George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., announced the appointment of Bonnie Clearwater, M.A., as the new Director of NSU’s Museum of Art effective September 3. Clearwater joins NSU’s Museum of Art from the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in North Miami. Clearwater will work closely with the museum…

NSU Medical School Alumnus to Practice in His Hometown

    Woodwin Weeks, D.O., a 2010 graduate of NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, joined the medical staff of Colquitt Regional Medical Center in his native Moultrie, Georgia in July. He plans to practice family medicine at the Kirk Clinic.

Clements Signs with Houston

NSU alumnus Brett Clements will continue his professional career with the Houston Astros, after signing a contract with the club this week. Clements, who started for NSU behind the plate for two seasons, has reported to the Gulf Coast League Astros in Kissimmee, Fla. He’ll be one of four catchers…

NSU Baseball Player Claims NCBWA All-South Region Honor

Carlos Asuaje (Jr., Weston, Fla.) was named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association All-South Region Second Team. Asuaje earns his third postseason award of the year after picking up All-Sunshine State Second-Team and Daktronics, Inc. All-South Region honors last week. Asuaje earns multiple regional honors for the third consecutive…

College of Health Care Science’s faculty meet with Azerbaijan Delegates to Discuss Human Trafficking Issues

On March 29, six representatives from Azerbaijan met with Brianna Kent, Ph.D, RN and Sandrine Gaillard-Kenney, Ed.D., faculty members at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences, to exchange strategies on raising awareness of human trafficking. The Azerbaijani representatives were invited to the United States under the auspices of…

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…

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…

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)….

Artists from University School of NSU Advance to National Judging

The nation’s most prestigious arts recognition program recently bestowed two American Visions nominations as well as numerous regional Gold Keys, Silver Keys and Honorable Mentions to University School of NSU visual artists. One of the two works that will be presented for national American Vision consideration is a photograph produced…

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…

Global International Genomics Alliance Workshop held at NSU Center of Excellence

NSU’s Oceanographic Center (NSU OC) associate professor Jose V Lopez, Ph.D., has organized the first gathering of marine invertebrate scientists to discuss the plausibility and long term strategies for sequencing the whole “genomes” (heredity material) of thousands of marine invertebrate (“spineless”) organisms.  The workshop group has been dubbed GIGA for…

Phi Delta Chi Support Individuals with Down Syndrome Via Just Dance 2013

      On February 9 at Café Iguana in Pembroke Pines, NSU’s College of Pharmacy’s (NSU COP) Beta Lambda Chapter of the Professional Pharmacy Fraternity Phi Delta Chi (PDC) participated in the Just Dance 2013 charity event.  This fun event provided information, advocacy and support concerning all aspects of…

Students Win Regional Mock Trial Competition

 The Law Center’s Black Law Student Association (BLSA) team of Alberto Polimeni, Ashley Dixon-Rolston, Citra Registe and Sharita Young recently won third place during BLSA’s National Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial National Competition held in Atlanta.  The national competition consisted of 19 teams from six regions across the country.  The competition…

Law Students Win Best Draft at the 2013 Transactional Law Southeast Regional Meet

NSU’s Shepard Broad  law students Jessica Williams, Erica Alberino, and Brian Taft were awarded ‘Best Draft for the ‘seller’ at the 2013 Transactional Law Meet in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, Feb. 15 for the Southeast Regional Rounds. This is the second year the law school has participated in this meet. Professor Donna…

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…