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Nova Southeastern University
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NSU Earns Place on President’s National Honor Roll for Community Service

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) was named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. “We’re honored to receive…

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…

Key Club Carnival Unites University School Community

University School of NSU students perform community service throughout the year, but the Key Club’s annual carnival provides a unique opportunity for the entire school to share in the spirit of community and giving. “The whole point of Key Club is to bring family and community together to help our…

Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences M.A. in Writing Student Earns Tutoring Award

Cristine Busser, an M.A. in Writingstudent at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, earned the 2013 Graduate Tutor Award from the Southeastern Writing Center Association (SWCA). According to SWCA, the honor “recognize(s) leadership, commitment, and overall excellence of individuals working in an SWCA writing center.” At NSU, Busser serves…

College of Health Care Sciences Inaugural Issue of Perspectives Magazine

This spring, the College of Health Care Sciences will be releasing the inaugural issue of the college magazine, Perspectives. The long-awaited magazine is the product of months of collaboration between representatives from various programs in the college, writers and editors. HPD Publication editor, Scott Colton, B.A., and graphic designer Brandee Evans,…

You are invited to attend AcademicFest!

Join us in tours of the Carl DeSantis building; discover for yourself what we offer to students, fellow faculty and staff members, and the local community. Hosted by: Abraham S. Fischler School of Education (undergraduate division) Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and…

Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Hosts Regional Writing Center Conference

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences welcomed more than 250 members of the Southeastern Writing Center Association (SWCA) to NSU for the organization’s 2013 conference, held on main campus during Feb. 21–23. Attendees represented 85 institutions across 15 states, from Florida to Arizona. Co-chairs Kevin Dvorak, Ph.D., associate professor and coordinator…

Student Literary Magazine Digressions to Celebrate Release of 10th Issue, Event April 10

You’re invited! Join the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences in celebrating the 10th anniversary of Digressions, the student-run literary magazine produced by the college’s Division of Humanities. Digressions Release Event | 10th Anniversary Wednesday, Apr. 10| 4:00–6:00 p.m. Alvin Sherman Library | Second Floor Gallery Digressions’ undergraduate contributors and…

NSU to host AAUW Intl. Women’s Day Celebration: Speaker Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, March 18

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is hosting its 8th Annual International Women’s Day Celebration, on Monday, March 18 from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm in the Don Taft University Center. This year’s theme is “Gender Agenda: Gaining Momentum,” featuring keynote speaker Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, 23rd Congressional District,…

NSU’s “Team 2020” Celebration and Employee Anniversary Recognitions

NSU’s Diversity Dialogs: Sexism and the Well Meaning Man, March 5

The next Diversity Dialog is Tuesday, Mar. 5, noon-1:00 p.m. in the Horvitz Administration Building, President’s Dining Room. Topic “Sexism and the Well Meaning Man”. Bring your lunch and join fellow faculty, staff and students the first Tuesday of each month for Diversity Dialogues. Everyone is welcome. Hope to see…

Forensic Anthropologist, Bestselling Novelist Kathy Reichs Speaks at NSU

More than 500 students, faculty, staff members, and guests gathered at NSU on Feb. 6 to hear from Kathy Reichs, Ph.D., a forensic anthropologist, bestselling author, and executive producer of the television series Bones. Titled “Forensic Anthropology: From Crime Lab to Crime Fiction,” the talk was part of the Farquhar…

SHSS Welcomes Delegation from Beijing Normal University

Honggang Yang, Ph.D., dean of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), along with Tommie Boyd, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of Department of Family Therapy, and Anthony J. DeNapoli, Ed.D., executive director of NSU’s Office of International Affairs, recently welcomed a delegation of scholars from Beijing Normal…

Broward DECA Competition Held at Huizenga Business School

On Wednesday, Jan. 9, the H. Wayne Huizenga Business School hosted the Broward County DECA High School District Competition in the Huizenga Sales Institute. More than 350 DECA Club members from 18 different schools attended the one-day competition, which included events related to entrepreneurship, marketing and sales. As part of…

SSC Claims Highest DII ASR Rate for Sixth Straight Year

For the sixth consecutive year, the Sunshine State Conference has posted the top NCAA Division II Academic Success Rate. The Academic Success Rate (ASR) for all 23 Division II conferences was released at the NCAA Convention, which was held in Grapevine, Texas, Jan. 16-19. SSC member institutions posted an ASR…

Five Honorees Receive ‘President’s Excellence in Community Service Award’ at 15th Annual Celebration of Excellence

NSU Remembers ‘Doc Hersey’

On Tuesday, Dec. 18, Paul “Doc” Hersey, Ph.D., founder and chairman of the board of The Center for Leadership Studies, passed away peacefully at the age of 81. In his final moments, he was surrounded by his loving wife Suzie, close family and friends. Hersey was internationally recognized as a…

Undergraduate College Preview Days Draws Record Number of Students

NSU’s Enrollment and Student Services (ESS) Office of Undergraduate Admissions recently hosted College Preview Day and welcomed more than 425 attendees.  NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., kicked off the day by welcoming the visitors, who then met with faculty and staff, attended admissions presentations and toured the campus….

OUSS Staff Presented at the 2012 SACSCOC Annual Meeting

Yi Zhang M.S. & M.S.M.E., and Carmel Joseph, M.P.H., staff members of the Office of Undergraduate Student Success, presented at  the 2012 Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges annual meeting held in Dallas, Texas, Dec. 9 – 11, 2012.  The title of their session was, “Improving Higher…

Dental School Receives $50,000 Grant to Aid Special-Needs Dental Patients

The College of Dental Medicine recently received a $50,000 grant from the Health Foundation of South Florida to hire an additional staff member to help with patients with special needs. The grant will pay for a full-time employee called “dental patient navigator,” who will assist dental patients at the NSU…