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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…


Medical Student Elected to Lead National Student Group

Third-year Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-COM) student Britani Martinez was recently elected  national president elect for the American Medical Student Association (AMSA). As national president, she will chair the AMSA Board of Trustees, the organization’s highest governing body. After her graduation in May 2014, she will take…


NSU Undergraduate Students Recognized for Winning University-Wide Essay Contest

The second annual Farquhar Writing Contest offered NSU undergraduate students the opportunity to reflect on the academic theme of “Life and Death” and how it has impacted their lives. More than 30 students submitted essays for this year’s contest, and the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences honored the top…


NSU Medical School Professor Chosen Secretary/Treasurer

Edward Packer, D.O., FAAP, FACOP, chair & professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine was recently elected secretary/ treasurer for the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians (ACOP).  He will also become chair of the college’s committees on finance and membership. In addition, Packer…


NSU to Launch Respiratory Therapy Program

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences will offer Florida’s first-ever bachelor of science in respiratory therapy for licensed registered respiratory therapists (RRT). The program, which offers students a bachelor of science degree, will start in October at NSU’s Palm Beach Student Educational Center (SEC). “Our unique respiratory program…


NSU’s Undergraduate Programs Announce the 2012–2013 Outstanding Students

Graduating seniors, selected by faculty and academic leadership in their respective school and/or division, will be recognized during this year’s Commencement ceremony, for their academic achievements and service to the community.


Williams Earns Peach Belt Athlete of The Week

Nova Southeastern women’s and track and field student-athlete, Ciona Williams (Fr., Stockton, Ca.) has been selected as Peach Belt Track and Field Athlete of the Week, announced by the conference office. Williams ran on the 4×100-meter and 4×400-meter relay teams at the Drake Relays over the weekend, setting season-bests in both…


SAAC Wins “Battle Of The Orgs” SEA Thursdays

The Nova Southeastern University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) made a push to join the rest of the student body organizations and have a presence at SEA (Student Events and Activities) Thursdays. Through the SAAC’s participation, the organization earned its second win at the SEA Thursdays. The SEA Board has implemented…


No. 1 Women’s Golf Practically Sweeps All-SSC Awards

The No. 1 Nova Southeastern women’s golf team earned high praise in this year’s All-Sunshine State Conference awards, capturing Golfer of the Year, Freshman of the Year and four 1st Team All-SSC selections as announced by the conference office Tuesday, April 24. A total of 11 student-athletes have been recognized…


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…


Undergraduate Students Recognized for Award-Winning Scholarship, Creative Works

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted a ceremony and luncheon on April 22 to honor outstanding scholarship and creative works by NSU students. The students were recognized for their award-winning submissions in this year’s Undergraduate Student Symposium and Undergraduate Film Festival, as well as the Fifth Annual Juried…


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…


Track and Field Completes Run at the Peach Belt Conference Championships

  The Nova Southeastern men’s and women’s track and field teams completed competition at the Peach Belt Conference Championships. The women took second behind Alabama-Huntsville with 163 points. The Shark men finished in third place behind North Carolina- Pembroke and Alabama-Huntsville with 133 points. “I am just so proud of…


Track and Field Highly Recognized by Peach Belt Conference

The Nova Southeastern men and women’s track and field teams were highly recognized at the 2013 Peach Belt Conference Track and Field Championships, bringing home four postseason awards. Most notably, the Sharks had two athletes named Co-PBC Runners of the Year on the women’s side in Jessica Osteen (Sr., Las Vegas,…


Rowing Varsity-8 Named Valic Boat of the Week

The Nova Southeastern rowing varsity-8 has been named Valic Boat of the Week by the Sunshine State Conference. The NSU eight was the lone SSC boat to advance to the “A” final at the SIRA Championships in Oak Ridge, Tenn. The Sharks finished fourth with a time of 6:38.50, finishing…


SHSS Alum appointed City Council Member in Miami Gardens

Erhabor Ighodaro, Ph.D., a graduate of the doctoral program in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been appointed Councilman St-Large Seat 6 for the City of Miami Gardens. Ighdaro is the President of Oracle Consulting Group, a…


No 1. Men’s Golf Takes Second at SSC Tournament; Celia Receives Medalist Honors

The No.1 Nova Southeastern men’s golf team, after leading through the first two rounds at the 2013 Sunshine State Conference Golf Championship at Dade City’s Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club, fell by one-stroke in the final round to claim second. The men shot a -4 (288-281-291—860). The Sharks were…


Bloomberg Reporter Interviews Huizenga School Professors

A Bloomberg reporter (from The Bureau of National Affairs – BNA) interviewed Bahaudin Mujtaba, D.B.A., professor of management at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship and author of the book Workforce Diversity Management, for their “Workforce Strategies” report entitled “Hispanic Employees: Addressing the Challenge of the Multicultural…


International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management to Honor Computer & Information Sciences Professor

Yair Levy, Ph.D., professor of information systems at NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, was recently awarded a Fellow & Distinguished Scholar by the International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management. This award is the highest and most prestigious award given by the International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management….