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Clements Signs with Houston

NSU alumnus Brett Clements will continue his professional career with the Houston Astros, after signing a contract with the club this week. Clements, who started for NSU behind the plate for two seasons, has reported to the Gulf Coast League Astros in Kissimmee, Fla. He’ll be one of four catchers…

No. 1 Women’s Golf Coach Brown Named National Coach of the Year; Team Earns Record Four All-America Nods

The No. 1 NSU women’s golf team has reached a new milestone, setting the WGCA record for most All-America First Team members in a single season. Also, head coach Amanda Brown won her first Division II Eaton Golf Pride WGCA National Coach of the Year award. Brown, in her second season…

Bahamas Ministry of Tourism Receives Three-week Sales and Marketing Program from NSU’s Hudson Center

The Hudson Center for Entrepreneurship and Executive Education at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship delivered a three-week Sales and Marketing Program for 19 employees from the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, taught by John Riggs, D.B.A. and Dena Hale, Ph.D. The training focused on applicable and practical…

Undergraduate Students Honored for Success in Math Bowl, Problem-Solving Contest

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted a celebratory reception on Apr. 12 to recognize winners from this year’s Math Brain Bowl and Matrix column’s “Problem of the Month” contest. Brain Bowl Each year, several NSU students compete in the Math Brain Bowl, which pits teams in a tournament-style…

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…

NSU Sport Management Students Help Plan MLB Celebrity Bowling Tournament to Benefit Scholarships, May 19

NSU students enrolled in graduate and undergraduate sport event courses are getting real-world experience as they partner with former Major League Baseball player Cliff Floyd in preparing for the inaugural Cliff Floyd Foundation Celebrity Bowling Tournament. The charity event takes place on Sunday, May 19 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m….

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…

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…

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

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…

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…

University School of NSU Speech & Debate Team Wins 3rd Consecutive State Championship

University School of NSU’s speech and debate team recently defended the team’s state title by winning the championship for a third consecutive year. The victory was all the more impressive considering that the 26 qualifiers represented the youngest team University School has ever sent to the state tournament, according to…

Tourist-fed stingrays change their ways

Stingrays living in one of the world’s most famous and heavily visited ecotourism sites — Stingray City/Sandbar in the Cayman Islands — have profoundly changed their ways, raising questions about the impact of so-called “interactive ecotourism” on marine wildlife, reports a new study published March 18 in the journal PLOS…

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…

Johansson Captures Another SSC Player of the Week Honor

Nova Southeastern women’s golfer Linnea Johansson (Fr., Faxjo, Sweden) has won her second straight Sunshine State Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week honor, as presented by VALIC. Johansson earned her second straight individual victory against a strong field at Rollins’ Peggy Kirk Bell Invitational. Johansson shot a three-round score of 215…

Photography Exhibition Offers Glimpse of Modern Japanese Life from the 1970s to 21st Century, Last day April 12

Stunning cityscapes and intriguing glimpses into Japanese lives during the rapid economic growth of the 1970s through the dawn of the 21st century make up a new photography exhibition at NSU that runs through April 12. The exhibit, Gazing at the Contemporary World: Japanese Photography from the 1970s to the…

Students Win Regional Mock Trial Competition

 The Law Center’s Black Law Student Association (BLSA) team of Alberto Polimeni, Ashley Dixon-Rolston, Citra Registe and Sharita Young recently won third place during BLSA’s National Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial National Competition held in Atlanta.  The national competition consisted of 19 teams from six regions across the country.  The competition…

Fishing for Scholarships – OC sponsors Fishing Tournament, March 2

NSU’s Oceanographic Center, in partnership with the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, will be re-launching the 6th Annual Oceanographic Center Scholarship Fishing Tournament in Fort Lauderdale on March 2.  The Tournament will begin with the Kick-off Party and Captain’s Meeting on Feb. 28 at NSU’s new $50-million Center of…

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…