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NSU Alum Appointed Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Park University

    Kenneth Christopher, D.P.A., who earned his doctorate at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business & Entrepreneurship, been appointed to the position of associate vice president for academic affairs at Park University. Christopher previously served the University as the associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts and…


2013 Updated HIPAA Security Information

The Office of Information Technology Security is pleased to bring you this update regarding HIPAA Security. It is important that all NSU faculty, staff, students, and other computer users that come into contact with electronic patient data understand what the HIPAA Security rule requires and comply with the policies and…


GSCIS Professor Speaks about Innovations in Learning: Boosting Postsecondary Access and Advancement

Martha (Marti) Snyder, Ph.D., and associate professor at the Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS), recently attended a luncheon in Fort Lauderdale for business and education leaders which was sponsored by the Committee for Economic Development and Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance. Opening remarks were given by Mike Petro,…


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…


Frazier-Wong Named CRCA National Coach of the Year

Nova Southeastern rowing head coach Stephen Frazier-Wong has been named the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Coach of the Year. This is Frazier-Wong’s second award of the season, as the Sharks’ head coach was previously named Sunshine State Conference Coach of the Year. In his first season with NSU, Frazier-Wong took an…


SHSS Faculty Participates in Peace Conference in South Africa and Works with Political Violence Survivors in Zimbabwe

Ismael Muvingi, Ph.D., faculty member at the Graduate School of Humanities & Social Sciences’ Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR), was a participant and provided workshops with survivors of political violence from the 2008 Zimbabwean elections. The survivors have formed a healing and reconstitution of society initiative called Tree…


CPS Faculty Presents at Louisiana School Climate Institute

Center for Psychological Studies Professor Scott Poland, E.d. D., provided one of the keynote addresses and presented at several sessions during the Second Annual Louisiana School Climate Institute in Shreveport, Louisiana. Poland’s keynote address during the three day conference focused on the importance of mental health services in schools. His…


Tips for Travel and Commuting

http://www.epa.gov/ Commuting It’s summertime, which means that weather conditions are favorable for ground-level ozone formation. Emissions from motor vehicles are the primary source of ozone-causing pollutants, accounting for almost half of our air pollution. Because heat and sunlight are important factors in ozone formation, ozone pollution generally peaks during the…


Nova Southeastern Women’s Golf Ends Championship Streak & Takes Second at NCAA National Championship

The No. 1 NSU women’s golf team finished second at the 2013 NCAA Division II National Championship, breaking their streak of national titles Saturday at LPGA International. The Sharks finished with a score of 1190 (292-294-295-309), three strokes behind No. 2 Lynn in an upset loss. The second-place finish snaps the…


No. 1 Women’s Golf Coach Brown Named National Coach of the Year; Team Earns Record Four All-America Nods

The No. 1 NSU women’s golf team has reached a new milestone, setting the WGCA record for most All-America First Team members in a single season. Also, head coach Amanda Brown won her first Division II Eaton Golf Pride WGCA National Coach of the Year award. Brown, in her second season…


Five Sharks Receive All-SSC Baseball Honors

The NSU baseball team had five athletes named to the 2013 All-Sunshine State Conference team, as announced by the conference office last week. Brandon Sedell (So., Davie, Fla.) and Kevin Reynolds (Jr., Ft. Myers, Fla.) earned All-SSC First Team honors, while seniors Jose Rodriguez (Hialeah, Fla.) and Alex Marrero (Miami, Fla.), as well…


Rowing Team Brings Home Several CRCA All-America Honors

The NSU rowing team has had two All-American and four scholar athletes named by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association, as announced Tuesday. Lauren Boudreau (Sr., Waterford, N.Y.) was named to the CRCA All-America first team, while Stephanie Hauck (Jr., Somers Point, N.J.) was named a second-teamer. Both athletes, along with Sarah Patterson…


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…


Men’s Golf Ends Championship Run in Semifinal Tiebreaker

The No. 1 NSU men’s golf team fell short on its championship run in the semifinals at the NCAA Division II National Championship at the Hershey Country Club East Course, falling to Barry 2-2-1 on a stroke tiebreaker. The Sharks competed in 36 holes on Thursday, starting with a head-to-head…


NSU Alumna Accepted into Prestigious Teach for America Program

As an undergraduate biology major at NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, Nancy Sarmiento spent time in the local community showcasing science to young minds. Now, as an NSU alumna, Sarmiento will teach biology to secondary-school students in Baltimore, Maryland through the Teach for America program. Over the next…


Garcia Earns NFCA Division II All-South Region Accolades

NSU student-athlete, Erika Garcia (Jr., Pembroke Pines, Fla.), was named to the 2013 NFCA Division II All-South Region Second Team, as announced by The National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Garcia played in 50 games during her first season with the Sharks as a first baseman, designated player and pitcher. This season…


Tanaka Named Second Team All-SSC Softball

NSU student-athlete and shortstop, Samira Tanaka, was named to the All-Sunshine State Conference Softball Second Team, as announced by the conference office last week. Tanaka (Jr., Sao Paulo, Brazil) led the Sharks in batting average in her first year on the squad, hitting .354, ranking her 10th in the SSC….


Take a Look Back at TEDxNSU 2013—Videos, Photos Posted Online

In the spirit of “ideas worth spreading,” TED has created TEDx: a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. On Mar. 22, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted its second annual TEDxNSU, where x = independently organized TED event. TEDxNSU 2013…


Garcia Earns NFCA Division II All-South Region Accolades

Erika Garcia (Jr., Pembroke Pines, Fla.) was named to the 2013 NFCA Division II All-South Region Second Team, as announced by The National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Garcia played in 50 games during her first season with the Sharks as a first baseman, designated player and pitcher. This season she posted a…


Computer & Information Sciences School Hosts Fulbright Visiting Scholar, May 23

NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences invites you to participate in a talk with Fulbright Visiting Scholar Volodymyr Turchenko, Ph.D., on the “Development of Parallel Neural Network Algorithms” on May 23, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Turchenko will provide a short overview of the Fulbright exchange program and some…