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Tag Archives: Support

NSU Shark Fountain Brick Project: Leave Your Mark with the Shark

Celebrate your legacy at Nova Southeastern University. Honor the lasting memories that have shaped your career at NSU. This is your chance to leave your indelible mark on a personally engraved brick at the NSU Shark Fountain. Pick the exact spot for your brick, and choose what you want to…

NSU transfer students inducted into the Tau Sigma National Honor Society

The first Nova Southeastern University chapter of the Tau Sigma National Honor Society was recently inducted by the NSU Division of Student Affairs’ Office of First Year and Transitional Programs. The Delta Iota chapter has 144 members, 42 of which attended the Induction Ceremony with family and friends.  The induction…

Computer & Information Sciences School Alumna Recognized as Michigan’s Top Tech Leader

NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences alumna Rita Barrios, Ph.D., was recently recognized as one of Michigan’s Top 10 Tech Leaders. Barrios received her Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems with a concentration in information security in 2011. She is currently an assistant professor for computer information systems at…

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

President Hanbury Pens Sun Sentinel Opinion Piece on ‘Needs of Returning Veterans’

The following opinion editorial appeared in the Tuesday, April 9 edition of the Sun Sentinel’s editorial section.   George Hanbury: Needs of returning veterans a big priority at Nova By George Hanbury Unemployment, homelessness, and mental health issues face many of our returning veterans because of their sacrifices and service….

Optometry Students to Display Research Posters, April 10

On April 10, Nova Southeastern University’s College of Optometry second-year students will show the results of their Community Outreach projects in a scientific poster session from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the Steele Auditorium, Terry Building of the NSU’s Health Professions Division. As part of the second-year optometry curriculum on…

NSU Students, Alumni Bring Science to Life at Local Elementary School

More than 40 NSU students and alumni volunteered at Welleby Elementary School in Sunrise for the annual Science Alive! event on Mar. 20. The school-wide gathering featured an evening of interactive experiments and scientific demonstrations geared toward children and their families. During Science Alive!, Welleby’s classrooms are transformed into science…

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

Medical School Alumnus Chosen Program Director, Reelected President

Marc G. Kaprow, D.O., FACOI, a 2001 graduate of Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, recently accepted a posi­tion as medical director for the United Healthcare of Florida Community and State Long-Term Care Program, which serves to provide long-term care and nursing home diver­sion support to thousands of Medicaid…

NSU Undergraduate Programs Announce 2012–2013 Outstanding Graduating Students

Each spring, Nova Southeastern University’s Undergraduate Commencement ceremony recognizes the achievements of students and the support of faculty, family members, and the community. Congratulations to the following graduating students, who have been selected by faculty and academic leadership in their respective school and/or division to be recognized at this year’s…

New Session of the Weight Watchers @ Work Program Begins; Attend Free Information Meeting, April 11

You are invited to attend the FREE INFORMATION MEETING Thursday, April 11 at noon in the Alvin Sherman Library Staff Lounge. THE POWER OF GROUP SUPPORT AND THE CONVENIENCE OF WORKSITE MEETINGS The program is $156 for new members and $146 for continuing members or Lifetime members (who are not…

Did you know? NSU Offers Free Smoking Cessation Classes

It’s never too late to quit. Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (NSU-COM) Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program through funding from the Florida Health Department, is offering evidence-based group and individual smoking cessation programs throughout Broward County. All sessions are FREE. Classes are designed to help you: Prepare…

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…

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…

Fischler’s Second Annual School Choice Conference Brings Experts Together on School Reform Issues

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education recently hosted its 2nd Annual International School Choice and Reform Academic Conference, aimed at creating synergies to lead to new collaborations between academic scholars at universities, “think tanks” and professional associations in the United States and internationally. Experts on educational reform and school…

NSU Pediatrician’s Chapter Win National Award

Deborah A. Mulligan, M.D., director of NSU’s Institute for Child Health Policy, and her colleagues who are members of the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), recently won an outstanding award. The Florida Chapter received the AAP Outstanding Chapter Award for the Very Large Category (1,001+ Fellows). It…

Young Scientists at University School of NSU Awarded for Projects in Multiple Disciplines

University School of NSU students in grades 6-8 recently tackled group behavior, boat hull design, eco-friendly lighting and algae mitigation to name just a few of this year’s science fair topics. Middle School science fair projects are developed primarily in the classroom to afford students the opportunity to conduct thorough…

Phi Delta Chi Support Individuals with Down Syndrome Via Just Dance 2013

      On February 9 at Café Iguana in Pembroke Pines, NSU’s College of Pharmacy’s (NSU COP) Beta Lambda Chapter of the Professional Pharmacy Fraternity Phi Delta Chi (PDC) participated in the Just Dance 2013 charity event.  This fun event provided information, advocacy and support concerning all aspects of…

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,…

HPD Students compete in the 2013 Ethics Bowl Competition

The 7th Annual Ethics Bowl —- sponsored by the Multicultural Affairs Committee, NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences and NSU’s College of Nursing —- was held on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Participants from 10 programs gathered together to compete in the Health Professions Division. Teams of three to five students were…