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Baseball Earns STUEY Award for Athletic Team of the Year

The Nova Southeastern baseball team has won the 2013 Student Life Achievement Award for the Athletic Team of the Year, as announced at the annual ceremony Tuesday. The Nova Southeastern baseball team is coming off its second appearance in the NCAA South Region Tournament. In 2013, the Sharks have carried on…


Oceanographic Center Helps ‘Rock the Ocean’ on Fort Lauderdale Beach

NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and National Coral Reef Institute joined with the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation over the weekend of April 13-14 to raise marine conservation awareness at the inaugural Rock the Ocean Tortuga Music Festival. The Tortuga Music Festival was a two-day music and marine conservation festival…


No 1. Women’s Golf Takes Second in Playoff Final at SSC Tournament; Cammisa Receives Medalist Honors

  The No.1 Nova Southeastern women’s golf team, coming from behind, gave a strong effort at the 2013 Sunshine State Conference Golf Championship at Dade City’s Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club, competing in a playoff tie-breaker to capture the title but fell short by one-stroke. The women shot a…


Guy Harvey and NSU’s GHRI Tag & Track Migratory Movements of Mako Sharks


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…


Taylor Locks Up SSC Golfer of the Week Honors

Nova Southeastern men’s golfer No. 1 Benjamin Taylor (Jr., Leatherhead, England) has been named Sunshine State Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week presented by VALIC as announced by the conference office. The No. 1 nationally ranked Taylor led the top-ranked Sharks to victory at Barry’s Buccaneer Invitational, returning to his winning…


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…


NSU Alumna Taylor Collins Appears on Golf Channel

Alumna Taylor Collins appeared on Tuesday’s Morning Drive to announce herself as a contestant on the Golf Channel’s reality show, Big Break. The Morning Drive will re-air Tuesday at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. On the show, Collins was featured as a future contestant on one of the channel’s most…


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…


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…


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…


NSU’s Weeklong Celebration of Earth Day to Feature Faculty Talks, Tree-Planting, Ends April 22

Because Earth deserves more than a single day of recognition, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will host a weeklong series of on-campus events celebrating our planet—from talks revealing Earth secrets to a special tree-planting ceremony. The following events are free and open to the NSU community. For more…


SAAC Wins At Pause For Cause Charity Event

The Nova Southeastern University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee participated in the Pause for Cause benefit. The NSU Student Government dubbed March 21, SEA Thursday Pause for a Cause! In total the Make-A-Wish Foundation was one of twelve charities that participated in Pause for a Cause! Upon arriving at SEA, each student…


Ben Futerman Receives Track Athlete of the Week Honors

Nova Southeastern men’s and track & field athlete, Ben Futerman (Sr., Freehold, N.J) has been selected as Peach Belt Track and Field Athlete of the week, announced by the conference office, March 26. Futerman placed second in the discus at the Miami Invitational, breaking his own school record with a…


Women’s Basketball Run Ends in Elite Eight With Overtime Loss

The Nova Southeastern women’s basketball team’s historic run ended in overtime at the national Elite Eight, falling to No. 5 Western Washington, 80-76. The Sharks trailed by as many as 17, and were down 13 at the half, before retaking the lead with 5:06 remaining on a Tailor Jones (Sr., Altamonte…


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…


Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Title IX

Nova Southeastern University Student Athlete Affairs Educational Workshops hosted an event where student-athletes celebrated the Title IX 40th Anniversary. Lura Fleece and Rene Carls of Exchange It! led the workshop, which focused on recognizing and understanding different challenges and the step to take to move through them and into a…


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…


No. 1 Women’s Golf Wins Third Straight, Capturing the Crown in Vegas

The No. 1 Nova Southeastern women’s golf team won their third consecutive spring tournament on Friday, March 15 at the Bison Invitational in Las Vegas, shooting a tournament best +10 (296-290—586). The Sharks initially held the lowest team round in the tournament until surpassing it today by six strokes with a +2…