February 2021
UNIVERSITY NEWS
NSU Community Makes Waves Across the Country During Global Day of Service

NSU hosted its second annual Global Day of Service on January 23, 2021. Overall, there were more than 20 service projects that brought in a plethora of Shark volunteers from all around the country.

NSU Celebrates Black History Month

NSU will continue the celebration of Black History Month with provocative panel discussions, 19-century jazz, Raise a Reader Storytime for children, and more. NSU is taking the virtual route this year to include a variety of events that you can enjoy from the comfort of your home.

Powering The Innovation Ecosystem

With plans to open July 2021, the Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center is an economic catalyst for South Florida focused on breakthrough ideation, new technologies, job creation, talent skills pipeline, new company formation, and scaling of early-stage and young startup companies. 

Help Save the Bees at NSU

Don't BEE afraid to support our local bees!

During the month of February, NSU will continue to raise awareness and funds for honeybees and other pollinators that are facing population decline on a global level.

ALUMNI AND FRIENDS SPOTLIGHTS
NSU Alumna Recognized as one of South Florida’s Most Influential and Prominent Black Women

Breion Moses, MPA '16, is a trailblazer who continues to create equal opportunity in both her career and her community. She was recently named by Legacy Magazine as one of South Florida’s Most Influential and Prominent Black Woman, and continues to support diverse and inclusive initiatives.

NSU’s Fellows Society Member Gives Back to the Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center

Jim Hutchens is the vice president for information services and university librarian at NSU. As a member of NSU's Fellows Society, he supports the Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center, hoping to help other staff members pursue their career paths.

NSU Education Alumnus Named Superintendent of Bethel Park School District

James Walsh, Ed.D., graduate of NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and School of Education (FCE&SCJ) has been named Superintendent of Bethel Park School District in the suburbs of Pittsburgh.

NSU Alumna Retires From Yale University After Long Career

NSU alumna Carole Goldberg, Psy.D., recently retired from Yale University after working there for 25 years. Her professional legacy includes establishing Yale's SHARE (Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Education) Center and much more.

VIRTUAL RESOURCES AND EVENTS
#MSDStrong Three Years Later – Local, Community, and National Perspectives | Understanding the Complexity of Trauma and Grief in Communities After Mass Violence

Friday, February 12 at noon, EST.

Join NSU alumna, Melissa Brymer, Ph.D., Psy.D., as she discusses the complexity of trauma and grief in communities after mass violence. This webinar also includes a panel of community members and NSU faculty.

The Alvin Sherman Library Presents: You Got This! 2021 Free Virtual Financial Literacy, Entrepreneur, and Workforce Education Workshops

February 17 and 23 at 7 p.m., EST

Presented by the NSU Alvin Sherman Library and sponsored by Truist Foundation, these workshops are designed to inspire and educate you to become personally and professionally successful.

"FIN"TASTIC FEATURES
NSU Researcher Part of Team Studying Impact of Rising Sea Temperatures on Marine Life

Lauren Nadler, Ph.D., assistant professor in NSU's Halmos College of Arts and Sciences, and a team of researchers are studying the impact of rising sea temperature on marine environments across our planet.

NSU Psychology Student Opens Shark Cage Business at Mako Hall

NSU student Angelina Santoro celebrated the grand opening of “Cheeselicious” at the Razor’s Edge Shark Cage in Mako Hall as part of the Razor’s Edge Shark Cage Scholars Program.

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