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Tag Archives: training

Human Resources Hosts Free Business Writing Workshop for Employees, July 30

Back by popular demand the Office of Human Resources will be offering this FREE Employee Development Workshop on Wednesday, July 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Carl DeSantis Building, room 1052. The ability to write well is critical to any profession at any level. Invest just four…


NSU’s Office of Human Resources’ Lunch and Learn Series, Sept.12

Led by author, psychologist, and educator Gay Lynn Grigas, M.A. Psy., the Trigger-Proof Your Way to Success will focus on solutions to common workplace problems. Presented as easy-to-use “tools,” each seminar will provide strategies showing you how to change your responses to workplace “triggers.” Offered as part of the “Workplace…


NSU Alum Appointed Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Park University

    Kenneth Christopher, D.P.A., who earned his doctorate at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business & Entrepreneurship, been appointed to the position of associate vice president for academic affairs at Park University. Christopher previously served the University as the associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts and…


2013 Updated HIPAA Security Information

The Office of Information Technology Security is pleased to bring you this update regarding HIPAA Security. It is important that all NSU faculty, staff, students, and other computer users that come into contact with electronic patient data understand what the HIPAA Security rule requires and comply with the policies and…


SHSS Student becomes World’s First Certified CrossFit Trainer with Cerebral Palsy

Stephanie Hammerman, a master’s student in the College Student Affair’s program (CSA) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has become the first certified CrossFit trainer in the world with cerebral palsy. CrossFit combines strength and conditioning training to benefit the entire body. Her accomplishment has received world-wide…


NSU Athletic Training Students Participate in Staged Mass-Casualty Incident Training

Light rain falls upon a massive, smoldering pile of concrete rubble—the remnants of a once-standing parking structure. The sound of helicopters echoes overhead as fire trucks and ambulances arrive on scene. First responders rush to aid frantic victims, many bruised and crying for help. The chaotic scene looks, sounds, and…


NSU and BSO ‘Armed Encounters’ Researchers Present Findings to Law Enforcement Community

Representatives from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and the Broward County Sheriff’s Office (BSO) recently presented findings from their research on armed encounters to law enforcement officials and officers from across South Florida. Key findings from their research indicated that increased training for officers early on led to increased chances that…


SHSS Faculty Participates in Peace Conference in South Africa and Works with Political Violence Survivors in Zimbabwe

Ismael Muvingi, Ph.D., faculty member at the Graduate School of Humanities & Social Sciences’ Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR), was a participant and provided workshops with survivors of political violence from the 2008 Zimbabwean elections. The survivors have formed a healing and reconstitution of society initiative called Tree…


Want Stronger Bones? Try Weight Bearing Exercises at Rec Plex

Did you know that weight bearing exercises not only strengthen your muscles but also helps to build bone density?  Let us help you get stronger! Personal Training Special for Faculty/Staff RecPlex Members:  Buy any training package during the month of July and receive the student rate. Stop by or call…


CPS Faculty Member Named Beck Institute Scholar

Jedidiah Siev, Ph.D., an assistant professor at NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies and director of NSU’s OCD and Related Disorders Clinic, has been named as a Beck Institute Scholar by Aaron T. Beck, M.D., and Judith Beck, Ph.D. Each year, a select group of individuals are personally invited to be Beck Institute…


NSU Center Designated as World Health Organization Collaborating Center in Consumer Health Informatics

The Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research (CCHIR) at Nova Southeastern University has been designated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a WHO Collaborating Center in Consumer Health Informatics. This represents the first such Collaborating Center designation by the WHO specific to consumer health informatics in the world. The…


CPS Professor Provides Training to Mental Health Professionals in Northwestern Spain

Center for Psychological Studies (CPS) Professor Steve Gold, Ph.D., presented a two-day workshop at the Universidad de Salamanca, on understanding and treating dissociation. The workshop, facilitated by CPS Fulbright Scholar Veronica Francia Juanes Vaquero and hosted by Professor José Navarro Gongora of the  Universidad de Salamanca, was very well received by attendees from throughout Europe…


NSU Alumna Accepted into Prestigious Teach for America Program

As an undergraduate biology major at NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, Nancy Sarmiento spent time in the local community showcasing science to young minds. Now, as an NSU alumna, Sarmiento will teach biology to secondary-school students in Baltimore, Maryland through the Teach for America program. Over the next…


Computer & Information Sciences School Hosts Fulbright Visiting Scholar, May 23

NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences invites you to participate in a talk with Fulbright Visiting Scholar Volodymyr Turchenko, Ph.D., on the “Development of Parallel Neural Network Algorithms” on May 23, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Turchenko will provide a short overview of the Fulbright exchange program and some…


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…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Names Outstanding Teachers, Distinguished Professor

Each spring, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences recognizes one full-time and one part-time faculty member as its outstanding teachers of the year, honoring their strong commitment to learning and student success. These awards reflect the endorsement and support of peers and students. Congratulations to the following college faculty…


Summertime is Scuba Time

With warm water and calm seas, Summer time is the official dive season in South Florida.  This summer, the Nova Southeastern University Academic Diving Program (NSUADP) is offering all levels of scuba courses for students, faculty, staff, and the general public.  Here are just some of the courses offered: Scuba…


Computer & Information Sciences School Doctoral Student Honored at the 2013 Black Engineer of the Year Awards

  Je’aime H. Powell, a doctoral candidate of computer information systems at NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, was recently honored with the “Student Leadership – Graduate Level Award” at the Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Global Competitiveness Conference in…


SHSS Alum Named Coordinator for Staff Selection and Training at Syracuse University

Jamie Rodriguez, M.S., master’s graduate of the College Student Affairs (CSA) program in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been named Coordinator for Staff Selection and Training at Syracuse University. Rodriguez, a 2010 NSU graduate has been at Syracuse University since graduation. Among her responsibilities, she…


SHSS Faculty Member Presents on Equine Therapy at Conference in Texas

Shelley Green, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), presented at Conversation-Fest 2013 in Galveston, Texas. The conference theme was, “Opening Doors to Possibilities: Inviting Dialogue, Stories and Community in Therapy and Social Transformation.” Green’s presentation was entitled,…