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Welcome Message

NSU held its annual Celebration of Excellence on January 19, 2012 at Davie's Signature Grand. Each year, the awards presentation brings together community leaders and industry pioneers who have made significant contributions to their professions and communities. NSU also presented the Distinguished Alumni Awards to graduates of the university's schools, colleges and centers. To read more and view photos from this event, click here


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Social Media: Dangers and Tips to Protect Your Privacy
Tuesday, February 21
NSU Miami Student Educational Center

Family Day at NSU Men’s Basketball
Saturday, February 25
Arena at the Don Taft University Center

Meet the President
Monday, February 27
Jacksonville SEC

Alumni Night at the Florida Panthers
Sunday, March 4
Bank Atlantic Center

Alumni Night at the Tampa Bay Lightning
Saturday, March 10
St. Pete Times Forum

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NSU Achievements

SHSS Student named Program Director at Amazon Conservation Team Suriname

Gwendolyn Emanuels-Smith, doctoral student in the  Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR), has been named the Director at Amazon Conservation Team Suriname. The group is a non-governmental organization working in p...

Huizenga Business School Professor and Alumnus Publish Research on Workplace Bullying

Randi L. Sims, Ph.D., professor of Management at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, and Peng Sun, M.B.A. alumnus from NSU, published their research entitled, “Workplace Bullying and the Chinese Manufa...

NSU’s Department of Public Safety Recognized by Department of Defense Organization

NSU’s Department of Public Safety was recently honored by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserves (ESGR), a Department of Defense organization, for its commitment to supporting NSU employees serving in the militar...

Finance and Econ Professor Briefs the Business Community on 2012 Outlook

Albert Williams, Ph.D., Chair of Finance and Economics, gave a presentation to members of the Florida Business Travel Association (FBTA) on Jan. 11 at the Hilton in Deerfield Beach, Florida. His topic was “The 2012 Econo...

Computer Sciences School Hosts Winter Poster Session for Doctoral Students

NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences held the Winter Poster Session for doctoral students on Jan. 12. Doctoral students and faculty discussed, learned, and shared common research or topic intere...

Computing Technology in Education Student Accepted as MERC Scholar

Manon Schladen, doctoral candidate in Computing Technology in Education at NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS), has been accepted as one of 14 teaching scholars in the 2012 MedStar Health Medical E...

Computer Sciences School Faculty Member Participates as Judge in South Florida Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Yair Levy, Ph.D., associate professor at NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, served as a judge during the 58th Annual South Florida Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Miami Dade College on Jan. 21. ...

Pharmacy Dean Appointed Vice Chair of NSU’s Academic Review Committee

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Deziel-Evans, Pharm.D., executive associate dean, professional program, as the new vice chair of NSU’s Academic Revi...

Shark Club to Receive CASE Award for Achievement in Visual Design

For a second consecutive year, NSU has been recognized as a recipient of the Special Merit in Visual Design Award presented by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), a professional association servin...

SHSS Student announces candidacy to become Member of Parliament in Bahamas

Howard Johnson, doctoral student in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has launched his 2012 election campaign as a candidate ...

SHSS Faculty Presents at the Association for Graduate Liberal Studies Programs Conference

Judith McKay, J.D. Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies (DMS) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), gave a presentation at the 2011 Association for Graduate...

Pharmacy Professor Appointed to Faculty Advisory Council

Jean Latimer, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Pharmacy (COP), has been appointed to serve on NSU’s Faculty Advisory Council (FAC). The goal of the ...

Nursing student honored by the Florida City Chamber of Commerce

Christian Guzman, an undergraduate nursing student at NSU’s Miami Student Educational Center (SEC), was recently honored by the Homestead/Florida City Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon held in Homestead.  Guzman rec...

Marketing Professor’s Book on Customer Value to be Published in March

The third edition of the bestselling textbook “Superior Customer Value Ė Strategies for Winning and Retaining Customers,” which was authored by Art Weinstein, Ph.D., professor of Marketing, will be published by CRC Press in ...

OIT Employees Complete Lean Six Sigma Certification Course from Hudson Center

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’s Hudson Center of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education is pleased to announce that 29 employees from NSU’s Office of Information Technology completed the cours...

Computer Sciences Doctoral Student Recipient of HIMSS South Florida Chapter Scholarship

Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences doctoral student, Mohammed Islam, is the recipient of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMMS) South Florida Chapter Scholarship. The scholarship provid...

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2.7.2012 | Men's Golf
Taylor Takes Third at Jones Cup Invitational

2.7.2012 | Women's Basketball
Women’s Basketball Goes for Season Sweep of Florida Tech Wednesday

2.7.2012 | Men's Basketball
Men’s Basketball Travels to Melbourne to Face Florida Tech

2.6.2012 | Baseball
PHOTO GALLERY: Baseball Honors JD Martinez and Mike Fiers

2.6.2012 | Women's Soccer
Women’s Soccer Helps Build Habitat Homes

2.6.2012 | Baseball
NSU WEEKEND RECAP: Sharks Kick Off the Spring Season

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