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2014 Fort Lauderdale Billfish Tournament is Fast Approaching

Event Helps Support the NSU Oceanographic Center – And Gives Students a
 Hands-On Learning Opportunity As Well

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – It’s that time of year again – time to grab your fishing rods and reels, load up the boat with your gear and hit the high seas for the 2014 Fort Lauderdale Billfish Tournament.

This annual tournament, in partnership with the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, directly supports the ongoing efforts at NSU’s Oceanographic Center, providing scholarships for deserving graduate students as they pursue their dreams.

“The Oceanographic Center is on the cutting edge, not only for the research being done, but also for the educational opportunities we provide students,” said George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., President and CEO of NSU. “This tournament helps provide financial assistance to students so they can have the opportunity to learn from and work alongside the best in the business.”

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