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  • News Briefs for March 22, 2016 | The Current
    the Peace Place Community Resolution Services Social Justice Roundtable and the College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate SGA will host the Second Annual Story Café on March 26 from 11 a m 1 p m in Room 2053 of the Alvin Sherman Library At the Café attendees can share stories through oral presentations or through other mediums including poetry and photographs related to this year s theme of gender The event is free and open to the public Refreshments will be served For more information contact Suzette Henry Campbell at 954 262 4237 or Judith McKay at mckayj nova edu New organization kicks off first year with a win NSU s chapter of Collegiate DECA an organization that aims to prepare leaders and entrepreneurs for marketing finance hospitality and management careers received top honors at the State Career Development Conference in Orlando FL on March 5 and 6 Nine members competed in the conference and awards included second place in Accounting Business to Business Marketing Financial Statement Analysis Sports and Entertainment Marketing and Sales Management They also received positions in top 10 in Banking and Financial Services Business Ethics and Restaurant and Food Service Management Because of their awards the students are now eligible to compete at the International Career Development Conference in Washington D C in April Get a head start into the job market The Office of Career Development along with several student organizations will help students learn about internships and career opportunities in South Florida with Shark Advantage A Networking Event on March 31 from 5 8 p m in the Huizenga Sales Institute Top level executives from companies including City Furniture NCL Cruise Lines and Kauffman Rossin will attend as well as NSU alumni To attend students must dress in business professional attire Students are also encouraged to bring business cards rather than resumes to the event To register visit goo gl forms 64cEzLGCZU For more information contact sharkadvantage gmail com or es1202 nova edu Get the conversation started with CAHSS David Kilroy professor in the Department of History and Political Science will discuss Remembering the 1916 Rising Truth and Power in Historical Commemoration on March 31 from noon 1 p m in the Alvin Sherman Library The discussion is the third in the semester s Intellectual Conversations series titled Truth and Power which is hosted by the College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences The event is free and open to the public Wells Fargo executive to speak on campus Jose Joe Atkinson president of the South Florida region of Wells Fargo and company will speak about his career experience on March 31 at 10 30 a m in Room 5000 of the Carl DeSantis Building Atkinson has more than 30 years of banking experience and has served on numerous leadership boards He will present as part of the Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship s Distinguished Lecture Series The free event is open to the NSU community as well as the general

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  • News Briefs for March 15, 2016 | The Current
    information contact the Office of Public Safety at 954 262 8932 Walk in My Shoes at NSU To raise awareness of sexual abuse of children Lauren Book a victim and survivor who has walked 500 miles from Miami to Tallahassee for the past six years will begin the final leg of her Walk in My Shoes journey at the Alvin Sherman Library on March 26 During this leg of the walk Book will also launch her new organization Lauren s Kids Guide to Hope and Healing which helps families with children who are victims of sexual abuse The walk is 17 5 miles and will begin at 9 30 a m For more information visit laurenskids org or contact Denise Crammer Turner at 954 262 5745 or crammerd nova edu Student named QEP contest winner Steven Jones educational leadership doctoral student won the Name the QEP contest with the title Write from the Start There were 317 participants in the contest Jones received a 500 gift card to the NSU Book Store Discover Forensic Psychology in Miami The College of Psychology will host Forensic Psychology Day at the Miami campus on March 19 from 10 a m to 3 p m for the community to learn more about forensic psychology The free event will feature break out sessions including The Mental Health Court by Judge Ginger Lerner Wren Psychology and Risk Assessment of Future Violence by David Shapiro and Battered Women Who Kill in Self Defense by Lenore Walker Light breakfast and lunch will be served To RSVP visit nova edu sharkchats index html Dive under the sea with NSU To share the latest research with the community NSU created the 2016 Dive In Lecture Series where researchers present information on marine science topics This semester s free lectures include Southeast Florida Action Network How You Can Get Involved by Kelly Montenero on March 16 and Romance on the Reef When Threatened Coral Species Mate by Nicole Fogarty on April 19 Both lectures will be at 6 p m at the Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Building at John U Lloyd State Park in Hollywood Light refreshments will be served at the lectures Registration is not required but seating is limited and available on a first come first served basis For more information visit nova edu ocean divein or send an email to dive in list nova edu Nursing program created at Tampa campus Beginning fall 2016 NSU s Tampa campus will offer a Family Nurse Practitioner program with a Master of Science in Nursing degree According to the U S Bureau of Labor Statistics the need for advanced practice nurses will rise by approximately 31 percent by 2024 and practitioners will earn a median salary of 102 650 The program generally takes eight semesters to complete with the first three consisting of online only courses and the remainder being both in person and online The program is also available at NSU s Palm Beach campus For more information visit nursing

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  • News Briefs for March 8, 2016 | The Current
    on March 8 in the Carl DeSantis Building Room 3049 This event will focus on the importance of implementing natural elements such as trees local biodiversity and parks into the community and it will feature Jessica Brumley interim vice president of Facilities Management and Dion Taylor the owner of ENO Consulting Group as guest speakers Lunch will be provided To register visit doodle com poll mwp5spuzezc6u8mm or email jmorales brokersinvestments com Brave the Shave with the College of Osteopathic Medicine s Pediatrics Club To raise awareness of childhood cancer the College of Osteopathic Medicine s Pediatrics Club will host a Brave the Shave St Baldrick s event on March 13 from 10 a m to 2 p m in the Don Taft University Center Participants are invited to either shave their heads to raise childhood cancer awareness or donate 8 inches of hair to current cancer patients Participants will receive free food and beverages For more information visit the event s page at stbaldricks org events Nova2016 or contact Pediatrics Club President Ashley Van Putten at av523 nova edu See discounted performances Broward Center for the Performing Arts is offering discounted tickets for NSU students and their guests Kinky Boots will be discounted until March 10 Dirty Dancing will be discounted from April 12 to April 21 and Beauty and the Beast will be discounted from June 15 to June 19 To purchase tickets visit oss ticketmaster com aps browardcenter EN promotion home select the desired show and enter promotional code NOVAST For questions or for help buying tickets call the Broward Center Group Sales at 954 660 6307 or email groups browardcenter org Get ready to explore your career The Office of Career Development will host a Career Expo on March 30 from 4 30 to 6 30 p m in the Don Taft University Center Arena Students are required to dress professionally or if they are in medical school to wear their scrubs They are also encouraged to bring their resumes For more information visit nova edu career career fair html or call 954 262 7266 Take a dive with Scuba Crew The Scuba Club has three upcoming diving trips There will be a beach dive at Dania Beach on March 12 a two tank night dive in Ft Lauderdale on March 26 and another beach dive at Dania Beach on April 3 For more information contact Tec Clark associate director for aquatics and scuba diving at tclark nova edu or 954 262 7042 or visit nsuaquatics com Director appointed at Puerto Rico campus President George Hanbury appointed Vanessa Blanco former assistant director at the Miami campus to serve as director of NSU s regional campus in San Juan Puerto Rico Blanco originally from San Juan has worked with universities in Florida and Puerto Rico regarding recruitment financial aid admissions and more Hanbury said that her work with universities high schools and businesses will help her be successful SHARE Facebook Twitter tweet Previous article The Witch Robert Eggers

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  • News Briefs for February 23, 2016 | The Current
    resources available until Feb 25 Participants will get a chance to win one of three 100 Barnes Noble gift cards Students must be 18 years or older to win a prize To fill out the survey visit nova edu librarysurvey For more information contact the Alvin Sherman Library reference desk at refdesk nova edu Shark Dining to host theme night Shark Dining will host A Night at the Oscars on Feb 25 from 5 to 8 p m in the Don Taft University Center food court Staff will serve authentic dishes that some of Hollywood s biggest stars consume They will also host a movie trivia session for a chance to win dining dollars For more information contact Stefanie Furniss director of operations at 954 262 5330 or stefanie furniss compass usa com Stay tuned with regional town hall meetings President Hanbury will host student town hall meetings at regional campuses until mid April Meetings will be in Tampa at noon on Feb 26 and 11 a m on Feb 27 in Puerto Rico on March 9 and 10 at 6 p m in Jacksonville on April 1 at noon and 6 p m in Palm Beach on April 7 at noon and in Orlando on April 14 at 10 a m If you are unable to attend a meeting but would like to submit a question fill out the form at nova edu webforms town hall question student html Volunteer to clean the waterways The 39th annual Broward County Waterway Cleanup where people clean waterways of debris will be March 5 from 9 a m to 1 p m at more than 30 sites around the county Sites include but are not limited to Alsdorf Park Dania Beach Pier John U Lloyd State Park and Lauderdale Isles Registration is required Trash Bash a celebratory party for volunteers will follow the event and will have food drinks raffle prizes and live music For a full list of volunteer sites for more information and to volunteer visit waterwaycleanup org Register for Scholarship Golf Classic Registration is open for the 31st annual NSU Scholarship Golf Classic which is set for April 8 at PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens Proceeds from the event will go toward scholarships and academic support for NSU s student athletes Sponsorship levels for participants includes Corporate which is 5 000 Host which is 10 000 Presenting which is 15 000 and Mako which is 25 000 Each sponsorship level offers foursomes pre tournament dinners tournament day meals signage offerings shopping experiences at Nike and inclusion of corporate logo on print material and event website Go over the edge in Broward Gilda s Club South Florida a non profit cancer support organization will host the fourth annual Over the Edge for Gilda s rappelling event on March 12 This year s event will be at Ft Lauderdale Beach where participants who have raised 1 000 or more for the organization can rappel down the side

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  • News Briefs for February 16, 2016 | The Current
    World Leaders Conference on March 2 and 3 at the West Palm Beach Convention Center The event hosts speakers from industry medicine professional athletics and leadership fields including John Maxwell H Wayne Huizenga Jr Joyce Meyer and Tony Robbins Usually 600 per person the student tickets are free for the first 40 students who sign up and include lunch and transportation The event will last from 7 a m to 7 p m both days and business casual attire is required To register visit orgsync com 37641 forms 172487 For a full list of speakers and more information about the event visit worldleadersconference com Discover time at TEDxNSU Tickets for TEDxNSU a day of presentations by the NSU community are available until March 10 The fifth annual event hosted by the College of Psychology will focus on the idea of time Presenters include video producer Brendan Eldom professor Steven Gold assistant professor Malav Trivedi visiting professor Rheanna Rutledge Scholar in Residence Isabel Rimanoczy alumna Michelle Rozen and students Robert Hayward II Stephen Rafferty and Qaas Shoukat Tickets are limited to 200 people The non refundable fee is 10 for NSU students and 25 for non NSU students To apply visit sharkfins nova edu tedxnsu 2016 For more information contact TEDxNSU nova edu or visit psychology nova edu tedxnsu Go on an adventure with RecWell The Office of Recreation and Wellness will host three trips as part of the Outdoor Adventures Program from March 12 to April 16 All trips will be at 10 a m They include a visit to K1 Speed Indoor Go Karts on March 12 paintballing at Extreme Rage Park on March 19 and a beach day at John U Lloyd State Park on April 16 The times and locations are subject to change For more information contact Emily Powell at ep668 nova edu or visit rec nova edu Get the real deal on real estate The Office of Career Development will host a real estate career panel on Feb 22 from 4 to 5 30 p m in the Carl DeSantis Building Rooms 3032 and 3034 Attending professionals include Chris Rotella an associate from Rotella Group Larry Genet senior associate from CBRE Robert Richter vice president of business development at Flagler Global Logistics Jessica Joly senior development manager at Stiles Corporation Evans Gedeon financial analyst from Altman Companies and Viola Sanchez director of real estate at Watsco Inc To attend the workshop virtually visit nova csm symplicity com Save the sea turtles To help raise funds for the Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program of the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography NSU will host a Party with a Purpose on Feb 17 from 5 30 to 7 30 p m at Mickey Byrnes Irish Pub Tickets are 10 in advance all of which will go to the program or 10 at the door 50 percent of which will go to the program The party will feature a silent auction and raffle prizes and 50

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  • News Briefs for February 9, 2016 | The Current
    NSU s initiatives to combat and raise awareness on climate change sea level rise energy consumption and other sustainable issues students can fill out a survey about their interests in these issues The survey can be found in the Shark Fins newsletter Gift your loved ones candy and flowers for Valentine s Day NSU s Residential Student Association will sell Valentine s Day candy and flowers Feb 10 12 from 11 a m to 1 p m in the Don Taft University Center Spine Candy and flowers are 3 each and 5 for both For more information contact Vice President Josh Haeffner at jh2372 nova edu or Programming Chair Jewel Drigo at jd2081 nova edu Expand your artistic mediums Textile artist Erin Bassett will host a discussion on the invention and trade of silk on Feb 16 from noon to 1 30 p m at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale Basset will also discuss the qualities of silk that make it a good medium for artists The discussion is part of the museum s Art Roundtable series and is free for museum members which includes NSU students To RSVP visit the museum s website at nsuartmuseum org For more information call 954 262 0204 or email moareservations moafl org Explore graduate program opportunities at an open house NSU s College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences College of Psychology and Mailman Segal Center for Human Development invites prospective graduate students and undergraduate students to attend an open house on Feb 19 at 6 p m in the Maltz building Students interested in meeting and speaking with faculty and staff and learning about master s and doctoral programs graduate financial aid options and trends in fields of interest can register online at https www nova edu webforms sharkopenhouse index html Refreshments will be provided For more information call 954 262 7563 or 800 541 6682 ext 27563 Volunteer for SEUSSFEST The Alvin Sherman Library is looking for volunteers with its fourth annual SEUSSFEST a celebration of Dr Seuss s birthday and early literacy on March 6 from 12 to 4 p m Volunteers will help set up the event greet children and families distribute free books to each child and guide costumed characters for photo ops SEUSSFEST will feature face painting a magic show theatrical performances and storytelling To sign up to volunteer at http www signupgenius com go 10c0b4ba9a72baaf85 volunteer For more information contact Sarah Falvey at sf787 nova edu or 954 262 5471 Spend your summer with ResLife Paper applications for the summer housing assistant position with the Office of Residential Life and Housing are due by March 10 at 6 p m Students must also submit an application through JobX by March 13 at noon the job number is B106 Summer housing assistant staff are responsible for aiding camp and conference participants and students residing on campus for the summer term Benefits include a 1 500 stipend a 500 declining balance meal plan and a free single

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  • News Briefs for February 2, 2016 | The Current
    a 15 percent discount on food and Cinque Terre Italian Restaurant which offers 15 percent off regular priced items All vendors offer a minimum 15 percent discount to NSU students faculty and staff To see a full list of vendors visit nova edu sharkdiscountprogram President Hanbury announces founding dean of NSU s College of Allopathic Medicine At NSU s Board of Trustees January meeting President George Hanbury announced the designation of Johannes W Vieweg as dean of the College of Allopathic Medicine which will welcome its first class in 2018 Vieweg as the Wayne and Marti Huizenga Endowed Research Scholar s chair director of the UF Prostate Disease Center and chairman of the Florida Prostate Cancer Advisory Council at the University of Florida Vieweg an award winning scientist has spent many years researching tumor treatments and more recently public health Accomplished lawyer to speak at NSU The College of Arts History and Social Sciences Department of History and Political Science will host a lecture and Q A session with Peter Watson Scottish lawyer and owner of PBW Law on Feb 7 from 1 to 2 30 p m in the Performance Theatre of the Don Taft University Center Watson will discuss his contributions to the Gecas Case the famous trial of accused Nazi war criminal Vytautas Gecas It is a free event that everyone is welcome to attend For more information contact Stephen Levitt at levitts nova edu or 954 262 8210 Sigma Delta Tau sisters raise money for national philanthropy The sisters of Sigma Delta Tau sorority are selling OPI nail polish bottles until Feb 26 to raise money for Jewish Women International their national philanthropy Two different shades of purple are available for 10 each and can be purchased from any of the sisters of the sorority For more information or to purchase nail polish talk to a sister or contact SDT president Katlyn Magnotta at km1881 nova edu or 570 855 8014 Learn about diversity at the roundtable The College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences will host a Talking Circle on Inclusion and Diversity on Feb 7 from 4 30 to 6 p m in the Maltz Building to discuss topics related to human rights and social issues The event is open to NSU students faculty and staff For more information contact Judith McKay faculty adviser for the roundtable at mckayj nova edu or 954 262 3060 Veterans to host documentary viewing The Department of Conflict Resolution Studies and Department of Justice and Human Services will host a live showing of the documentary Battlefield Home Breaking the Silence on Feb 8 from 3 30 to 6 p m in the Veterans Resource Center Room 218 in the Rosenthal Student Center NSU alumni Anita Holsapple who graduated from the College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences filmed the documentary which evaluates what happens to veterans when they return home after battle Light refreshments will be served and a question and answer session will follow the screening Seating

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  • News Briefs for January 26, 2016 | The Current
    NSU Hensler served as the director of communications for the ACLU of Florida a non profit organization and he handled media relations training crisis communication community relations and internal communications NSU s online programs recognized in annual report U S News World Report recognized several NSU programs in its annual report on the best online education programs in the U S The criminal justice program dropped two ranked positions in the past year the nursing program gained 28 spots in the last year and the non MBA graduate business and graduate education programs joined the ranking for the first time Among others the criminal justice graduate program ranked 24th Master s in Nursing ranked 49th the business non MBA graduate program ranked 78th and the education graduate program ranked 95th Learn how to build your resume The College of Engineering and Computing will host a workshop alongside the Office of Career Development for students to learn how to build their resumes on Jan 28 from noon 1 p m in the Career Library in the Horvitz building Lunch will be provided To RSVP to the event visit nova edu career or call 954 262 7201 Learn about mental health at Faculty Symposium The next Faculty Symposium scheduled for 4 30 to 6 p m on Feb 4 in the Faculty Shark Club will focus on the Confidentiality of Mental Health Diagnoses and Treatment Reasonable Expectations and Legal Tensions Speakers at the symposium include law professor Kathy Cerminara assistant professor in the Department of Family Therapy Martha Gonzalez Marquez and more Dive in with the scuba club The Office of Recreation and Wellness and Scuba Club are hosting dive trips for the remainder of the semester Trips include manatee snorkeling in Crystal River on Jan 30 Blue Grotto and Devil s Den dives on Jan 31 a two tank boat night dive on Feb 13 a beach dive on Feb 14 two tank boat dives on Feb 27 and 28 a beach dive on March 12 a two tank boat night dive on March 26 and a beach dive on April 3 For more information on the dives contact Tec Clark associate director for aquatics and scuba diving at tclark nova edu or 954 262 7042 or visit nsuaquatics com Learn about studying abroad To educate students on study abroad opportunities the Office of International Affairs will host the Education Abroad Fair on Feb 4 from 11 30 a m to 1 30 p m in the Don Taft University Center Spine The fair will provide information on travel study studying abroad and scholarship and financial aid information For more information contact the Office of International Affairs at 954 262 7240 Be healthy with NSU The Healthy Lifestyles Program will offer complimentary health services to NSU students faculty and staff on Saturday mornings and evenings Lifestyle coaches are available to help people learn how to eat healthier exercise regularly become goal oriented and to quit smoking To make an appointment or

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