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Tag Archives: Tutoring

SHSS Alum Publishes Article in Conflict Resolution Quarterly

Samuel Appiah-Marfo, Ph.D., doctoral graduate of the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has published an article in the journal, Conflict Resolution Quarterly. Appiah-Marfo’s article is entitled, “Conflict Resolution: The Faksoro Custom of the Rotuman’s of South Pacific.” Appiah-Marfo…


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…


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…


Mailman Segal Center for Human Development Announces the Passing of Staff Member

It is with sadness that we announce the recent passing of Shelley Obrand, a member of the staff of the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development (MSC). Obrand, who suffered from muscular dystrophy, created and ran the center’s Super Kids! tutoring program for children in grades K-5, who have ADHD…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Students, Faculty Present at Conference on Tutoring in Writing

Students and faculty from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences presented at the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing, held at Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay campus, Nov. 4–6. Four students—Mohamed Abdi-Hakim (biology major), Amionne Jean (computer information systems major), Liz Massy (environmental science/studies major), and Denise Pichardo…


Office of Academic Services Honors Tutors with Fourth Annual Recognition Ceremony

In celebration of those who help NSU students succeed in their studies each day, the Office of Academic Services (OAS), part of the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, hosted its fourth annual Tutor Recognition Ceremony on Apr. 11. The event recognizes the invaluable work of peer and professional tutors…


MSI offers Tutorial Program for Children in Grades K-5

NSU’s Mailman Segal Institute is offering Super Kids!, an innovative,  afterschool program for children in grades K-5 that uses an individualized, hands-on approach for improving reading, writing and math skills. Students are provided with tailor-made programs to suit their individual needs based on an assessment which is included at NO EXTRA…


NSU’s Fischler School Helps 70 Inner-City Miami-Dade Elementary Students Get Fired Up With Miami HEAT Tickets

Seventy students from three inner-city Miami-Dade County elementary schools will experience first-hand how good grades can pay off when Miami HEAT mascot Burnie visits with representatives from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) to hand out HEAT tickets to honor roll students.