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Tag Archives: Special Olympics

Special Olympics Aims to Raise $5 Million for Athletes by 2013


NSU College of Optometry Alumni Named Young Optometrist of the South

Jennifer Smith Zolman, OD, FCOVD, was named the recipient of the prestigious 2013 South Eastern Congress of Optometry Young Optometrist of the South award. This SECO award recognizes an optometrist in practice for less than 10 years, but who has already made a significant impact in the field of optometry….


Latest Issue of Award-Winning Farquhar Forum Magazine Published, Available Online

The 2012–2013 issue of Farquhar Forum, the award-winning magazine from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, is now available in print and online. Inside the Issue The cover story spotlights community outreach by alumnus Kyle Latham and his volunteer work with the Special Olympics. A recent graduate of the…


Join team NSU 500 now! Sallarulo’s Race for Champions, Nov. 10

On Saturday, Nov. 10, NSU will host Sallarulo’s Race for Champions 5k and carnival to benefit the Special Olympics of Broward County (SOBC). The event is scheduled to commence at 8:00 a.m., at NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library on the main campus. President Hanbury is the team Captain for NSU 500….


Special Olympics Honors its Top Broward County Award Winners for 2012

  Special Olympics Broward County recently hosted its 2012 annual awards ceremony recognizing all of the athletes, sponsors, volunteers and friends that have helped the organization continue its effort to provide FREE services to approximately 800 athletes each year. This year’s honorees include: • Honorary Board Member Of The Year Award:…


Student Newspaper, The Current, Wins Award

The Current, the student-run newspaper of NSU, was awarded “Media Organization of the Year” at the Special Olympics Broward County’s 2012 Awards dinner held on June 14 in the Don Taft University Center. Throughout 2011, The Current featured several articles highlighting events involving NSU and Special Olympics Broward County, including…


University School Students Deliver Powerful “Think B4 You Speak” Message of Acceptance at Special Assembly

University School of NSU student leaders favor freedom of speech and they want people to realize that what they say has impact. To emphasize the importance of thinking before speaking, the school recently held a special student-run awareness assembly to address negative terminology and stereotypes that scar countless children. “As…


Student-Athletes Volunteer for Special Olympics

Nova Southeastern University student-athletes spent their Saturday volunteering for the Special Olympics basketball tournament held in the Don Taft University Center. For the second consecutive year more than 100 student-athletes from men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s track and field, men’s and women’s golf, baseball, women’s rowing, volleyball, softball,…


Cheer on 300 Special Olympics Athletes from Across South Florida Competing in Basketball Tournament at NSU


Women’s Basketball and Special Olympics Team Up for Great Experience

The Nova Southeastern women’s basketball team is currently in the midst of a two week break from NCAA competition, but that does not mean they have been completely removed from basketball action. This past weekend the Sharks spent a great deal of time and energy volunteering with the Broward County…


Special Olympics Needs Volunteers for Bowling Tournament on Sat. Sept. 24

Have fun and be a part of a great cause by volunteering with Special Olympics Broward County, housed at NSU, during this weekend’s Area 10 Bowling Tournament. The Sat. Sept. 24 event will bring together friendly, competitive bowlers from Broward, Palm Beach, St. Lucie, Martin and Indian River Counties. The…


Special Olympics Aims to Raise $5 Million for Athletes by 2012 through Sallarulo’s Race for Champions

For the past six years, the South Florida community has rallied to support local Special Olympics athletes by participating in the annual Sallarulo’s Race for Champions 5K Run/Walk – raising more than $3.17 million in much-needed funds for the athletes to date. Now, Special Olympics Broward County (SOBC), is aiming to reach a total of $5 million raised by the next race scheduled for Nov. 10, 2012.


6th Annual Sallarulo’s Race for Champions to benefit Special Olympics Broward County at NSU reveives media coverage from multiple outlets

On May 1, NSU will host the 6th Annual Sallarulo’s Race for Champions to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics.


NSU to Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Don Taft – Feb. 28

Please save the date to help us honor Don, and celebrate his life and legacy during a commemorative ceremony at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 28 in NSU’s Don Taft University Center. More details about the commemoration will be forthcoming.


Cheer on More than 300 Special Olympics Athletes Who Will Compete in Basketball Tournament at NSU, Jan. 15

Fans from the NSU community are invited to cheer on and warm the hearts of more than 300 Special Olympics athletes during the upcoming Area 10 Basketball Tournament in the arena at NSU’s Don Taft University Center on Jan. 15. Athletes from Broward, Palm Beach, St. Lucie, Martin, and Indian…


Nearly $95,000 Raised for Special Olympics during Joe Jonas Run at NSU


Nearly $95,000 Raised for Special Olympics Florida at Labor Day’s Joe Jonas iWin 5K Fun Run/Walk at NSU

More than 650 Jonas Brothers and Special Olympics fans raised nearly $95,000 for Special Olympics Florida on Labor Day (Mon. Sept. 6) at the Joe Jonas iWin 5K Fun Run/Walk, held on the main campus of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Davie.


Join Joe Jonas of the Jonas Brothers at NSU to Support Special Olympics, Sept. 6

Save the date and join Joe Jonas of the Jonas Brothers, Special Olympics athletes, and thousands of runners at the Joe Jonas iWin 5k Fun Run/Walk at NSU on Sept. 6 (Labor Day). The NSU community is invited to register and compete in the fundraising challenge, to win top prizes…


Special Olympics Honors its Top Broward County Award Winners for 2010

Special Olympics Broward County, based at NSU, recently hosted its annual awards ceremony recognizing all of the athletes, sponsors, volunteers and friends that have helped the organization continue its effort to provide FREE services to nearly 800 athletes. This year’s honorees included: The Don Taft Athlete Of The Year Award: Kerri Leonardo…


Run with Joe Jonas of the Jonas Brothers at Nova Southeastern University to Support Special Olympics Florida

Jonas Brothers fans and fans of Special Olympics are invited to take part in the Joe Jonas iWin 5K Fun Run/Walk, benefiting Special Olympics Florida, on Monday, Sept. 6 on the main campus of Nova Southeastern University in Davie.