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Tag Archives: safety

Nsu Open House Features Presentation On ”Safeguarding Your Children” And Academic Informational Meetings, July 27

NSU is hosting an Open House on Saturday, July 27 at the Miami Student Educational Center featuring Scott Poland, Ed.D., as a guest speaker .  The renowned expert will speak briefly on “Safeguarding Children and Building Resiliency in Today’s World.” Poland is an associate professor and co-director of NSU’s Suicide…


NSU Athletic Training Students Participate in Staged Mass-Casualty Incident Training

Light rain falls upon a massive, smoldering pile of concrete rubble—the remnants of a once-standing parking structure. The sound of helicopters echoes overhead as fire trucks and ambulances arrive on scene. First responders rush to aid frantic victims, many bruised and crying for help. The chaotic scene looks, sounds, and…


Summer Food Safety

Submitted by Marilyn Gordon EdD RD CSSD LDN Registered Dietitian, Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist It cannot be emphasized enough; the importance of safe food handling and preparation during these summer months. This is the most popular time for family picnics, holiday BBQ’s, and outdoor food preparation. The…


NSU’s Public Safety Department Hosts Annual Award of Merit Luncheon

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Public Safety Department recently held its Award of Merit ceremony, which coincided with Public Safety’s 25th Anniversary of dedicated service to the NSU community. The emcee for the event was Public Safety Director Jim Ewing, and approximately eighty people attended, including University President and Chief Executive…


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…


Summertime is Scuba Time

With warm water and calm seas, Summer time is the official dive season in South Florida.  This summer, the Nova Southeastern University Academic Diving Program (NSUADP) is offering all levels of scuba courses for students, faculty, staff, and the general public.  Here are just some of the courses offered: Scuba…


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…


NSU and Embraer Aircraft Join Forces to Improve Human Factors in Aviation

NSU-Embraer Aircraft MOA  Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and Fort Lauderdale-based Embraer Aircraft Holdings have partnered to strengthen the relationship between the manufacturer and academia, in their efforts to improve human factors research in aviation. Through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed earlier this year, the partnership will include a series…


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…


Optometry Students Give Talk on Eye Safety

Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry students were invited to present at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) extension program in late February. This program is a coordinated effort to reduce the eye injuries caused by improper tree trimming techniques and safety protocol. The program…


NSU Pharmacy Professor Helps Organize Walk for Children of Syria

Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy Assistant Professor Mutasem Rawas-Qalaji, Ph.D., is helping organize a national walk to help raise money for Syrian children how have been impacted by the recent conflict. Called a “Walk for Children of Syria”, the event will take place Saturday Sept. 8, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami.


Medical School Administrator Honored for Exemplary Service

  Throughout his exemplary career, James T. Howell, M.D., M.P.H., assistant dean of professional relations and chair of the Department of Rural Medicine at NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, has focused on improving the well-being of Palm Beach County residents, especially those living in the rural, western communities of the…


Special Storytimes at NSU Library include Free Foot Screenings; Visit from Firefighters

Storytime patrons at NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library recently got a special treat – free foot screenings from Mark Jaffe, DPM, and his students: Mega Margapuram, Kadian Hurlston, Luis Perez and Jessica Urrea. Jaffe also educated parents on selecting developmentally appropriate shoes for their children (and themselves), and evaluated the shoes…


NSU and the Broward Sheriff’s Office Collaborate to Raise Awareness on Violence

NSU recently hosted a conference to raise awareness on violence in our society. Nationally recognized experts in psychology, suicide prevention, law enforcement, counseling, and other areas were among the speakers at the conference entitled “Violence Knows No Boundaries.” They addressed topics covering school and domestic violence, workplace violence and sex…


Green my Ride: Tips for a more environmentally friendly car

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need buy to a brand-new hybrid to make a green impact out on the open road. There are many things you can do with your car and driving habits to be as green as a traffic light: Take care of your car You should…


Fischler School Alumna Appointed Senior Vice President of Administration at Berkeley College

NSU Fischler School of Education and Human Services alumna Beth Coyle, Ed.D., was recently appointed Senior Vice President of Administration at Berkeley College. In this role, Coyle will oversee the Campus Operating Officers and Operations, providing leadership for campus administrative functions, buildings and grounds management, and safety and security for…


August Health Tip

This month’s health tip relates to protection from the harms of South Florida sun. Although July was the UV Safety Month, here in South Florida we are exposed to intense sun nearly all year round. This tip is supplied to us by “Better You from Blue.” Enjoy the rest of…


July Health Tip

Safe Summertime Fun Tips from the Center for Disease Control Summer brings thoughts of freedom, relaxation, exploration, and being closer to nature. Whether you’re relaxing in the backyard, turning up your garden, enjoying the pool, or exploring the great outdoors, the Center for Disease Control offers some tips to help…


NSU Institute for Child Health Policy pushes drowning prevention to forefront

NSU’s Institute for Child Health Policy is pushing the issue of drowning prevention for children to the forefront this summer asSouth Florida continues to lead the nation in drowning deaths involving children. The institute, led by director Deborah Mulligan, M.D., who is also an emergency room pediatrician at Joe DiMaggio…


Fischler Works with Attorney General to Host Free Cybersafety Web Presentation, June 2

As the school year comes to an end, many children will spend their summer vacation at home unsupervised while their parents are at work. More kids than ever will be online, chatting with “friends” on social networking sites, playing games, surfing the web, and texting with cell phones. To help inform parents,…