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Osteen Receives Track Athlete of the Week Honors

Nova Southeastern women’s and track and field student-athlete, Jessica Osteen (Sr., Las Vegas, Nev.) has been selected as Peach Belt Track and Field Athlete of the week, announced by the conference office, April 9. Osteen ran the fastest 400 meter hurdles in the PBC so far this year, reaching an NCAA…


Microbe Week Takes Over at the Oceanographic Center, Begins April 11

Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center (NSU-OC) is highlighting the symbiotic relationship between microbes and coral reefs this week through a series of distinguished speaker events and conference presentations. The week’s events kick off on Thursday, April 11 with “Dive In” lecture series guest speaker Kim Ritchie, a microbiologist with the…


Men’s Soccer Hires Rivera as Assistant Coach

Nova Southeastern men’s soccer coach Giuseppe DePalo has announced the hiring of NSU alumnus Juan Rivera as the program’s assistant coach. “I’m happy to welcome Juan back to the Sharks family, he brings a wealth of playing experience and knows the inner workings of our program,” said coach DePalo. “In addition,…


Porter Adds another All-American Accolade

Highly-decorated guard Meixandra Porter added recognition to her ledger as she was recently named third-team All-American by Women’s Division II Bulletin. Less than a week after being chosen as a State Farm/WBCA Coaches’ All-American, Porter (Sr., Chantilly, Va.) became the first DII Bulletin honoree since Stephanie Sarosi was chosen by the publication twice…


Congrats! Swimming and Diving Brings Home 18 All-American Honors

The Nova Southeastern men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams wrapped up their third season of competition at the NCAA Division II National Championships, and the Sharks made their presence known. Together, the teams captured 18 All-America honors and 28 honorable mention All-America accolades. To be selected as All-America, a…


Ars Flores Concert to Showcase Six Young Musicians, April 20

In partnership with the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, the Ars Flores Symphony Orchestra will present its annual concert of talented, young artists who earned the prestigious opportunity to perform alongside the orchestra. The concert concludes another successful Ars Flores season. Young-Artists Competition Winners’ Concert | Ars Flores Symphony…


Porter Becomes First-Ever Women’s Basketball First-Team All-American

On Monday night, Nova Southeastern guard Meixandra Porter was named as the program’s first-ever national first-team All-American, as announced at the NCAA Elite Eight Banquet of Champions. Porter (Sr., Chantilly, Va.) was recognized as one of the top 10 players in all of Division II, as she was voted onto the…


Porter and Robinson Honored by Daktronics

Nova Southeastern women’s basketball players Meixandra Porter and Danielle Robinson were honored Thursday as members of the Daktronics All-South Region Team. For the second time in her career as a Shark, Porter (Sr., Chantilly, Va.) has been honored by Daktronics, but for the first time as a first-team selection. She…


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…


Track & Field Notches Two PBC Athletes of the Week

Two Nova Southeastern men’s and women’s track & field athletes, Ryan Jerothe and Johniqua Stafford have been selected as Peach Belt Athletes of the week announced by the conference office, March 19. Jerothe set a new personal record and reached an NCAA Provisional height with his 4.75m (15′ 7″) pole vault at…


Robinson Named SSC Player of the Week

After a week that saw the Nova Southeastern women’s basketball team victorious in two games and move into first place in the Sunshine State Conference, the league offices have announced that guard Danielle Robinson has been named SSC Player of the Week presented by VALIC. Robinson (So., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)…


Contaldi Selected as SSC Pitcher of the Week

Nova Southeastern senior Vinnie Contaldi (Jupiter, Fla.) was selected as the Sunshine State Conference Pitcher of the Week presented by the conference office and VALIC. Contaldi was nearly flawless in five innings of a victory over Albany State. He did not allow a single hit or walk in route to his…


Porter Garners Second SSC Player of the Week Award of the Season

For the second time this season, NSU guard Meixandra Porter has been named Sunshine State Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week presented by VALIC. Porter (Sr., Chantilly, Va.) led the No. 23 Sharks to a pair of SSC wins this past week by averaging 20.0 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3.5…


NSU Accounting Club Earns Statewide Recognition, Funds for NSU

Students from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’s Accounting Club recently participated in a video contest to raise awareness about Certified Public Accountants (CPA) during the nation’s tax season. The Florida Institute of CPAs, in conjunction with the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR), and the…


NSU Alumnus Aly Hassan Loaned to First Division Club in Bolivia

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers have reached an agreement with Club Aurora of the Bolivian first division to loan former Nova Southeastern forward Aly Hassan for the NASL Spring Championship season, the team announced today. Per club policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Hassan, 23, completed his first professional…


Guy Harvey NSU Shark Invitational to Tee Off at PGA National Resort and Spa, Oct. 8

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2, 2012 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Synonymous with several championship saltwater fishing tournaments, celebrated marine artist and conservationist Guy Harvey is lending his name to a tournament hosted by Nova Southeastern University’s defending national champion men’s and women’s golf teams. The two-day Guy Harvey NSU Shark…


Watch the Senate Debate, Then Check Out NSU’s Post-Debate Analysis Webcast, Oct. 17

NSU is proud to be the host site for the only confirmed Florida Senatorial Debate during the 2012 election season, pitting Florida’s incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D) against Republican challenger U.S. Rep. Connie Mack on Wednesday, Oct. 17. The broadcast begins at 7 p.m. Watch from your room, home,…


Women’s Basketball Releases 2012-2013 Schedule

The Nova Southeastern women’s basketball team has released its schedule 2012-13 season. The Sharks, who finished last season with a 17-11,8-8 SSC record, will open up the upcoming season on its home court, the NSU Arena in the Don Taft University Center, against Palm Beach Atlantic, on Friday Nov. 9…


Fun for the entire family – “You’re a good man, Charlie Brown”

Each year, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts presents outstanding theatrical, musical, and dance productions. The season begins with a musical comedy for the entire family! Join us for: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown Book, music, and lyrics by Clark Gesner. September…


Computer Sciences School to Celebrate Holiday Season with Community Service

The Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS) will be celebrating the holidays with a community service day on Monday, Dec. 19. The faculty, staff and families of GSCIS will be gathering at John U. Lloyd Beach State Park in Dania Beach, for a beach clean-up followed by lunch…