June 2021
Class of 2021 Commencement Held at Hard Rock Stadium

This year, the 2021 NSU Commencement was held in-person at the Hard Rock stadium from May 16 to May 19.

Check out some of the graduation moments and videos posted on Facebook!

Join The Power of Ten and Get Shark Socks!

By giving $10 to your college or program of choice, you can help power up student experiences and faculty research at NSU.

Be one of the first 500 individuals to provide a $10 gift and get a pair of Shark socks, courtesy of our partners at GEICO. 

Donor Connection: Investing Time in Students

The David Povlitz and Terry Mollica Aspiring Entrepreneur Scholarship was established by Anago Cleaning Systems to help inspire young people to be entrepreneurs. This year’s recipient, Cameran Hollis (Business Administration Management ’24), had the opportunity to meet with Anago scholarship founder, David Povlitz.

A Medical School Designed for the Post COVID-19 Era

Read this guest editorial from Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., FACS, Founding Dean of NSU's Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine about the need for both reform in medical education and the delivery of health care in the U.S.

Tiffany Sizemore, D.O., FACC, FACOI (’09) and William Kirsh, D.O., M.P.H. (’85) were appointed to the Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine by Governor Ron DeSantis. Both are alumni from the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine. 

Rachel Edrich Receives 2021 Ashley Kaye Hess Scholarship

Graduate student Rachel Edrich was awarded the 2021 Make the Most of the Dash and Ashley Kaye Hess Changing Lives Scholarship. The scholarship was named after Ashley Kaye Hess – a cheerleader, dancer, teacher and NSU speech-language pathology master’s candidate – who was killed in a tragic car accident on May 14, 2016.

Alumnae Projects Put Marine Bacteria Under the Microscope

Two new NSU publications were included in the scientific journal Frontiers of Marine Science and Frontiers of Microbiology.
The papers were written by two HCAS alumni: Rachael Storo (formerly Karns) and Alexis Berger. The papers focus on their master’s theses and are published in peer reviewed journals with the guidance of their mentor, HCAS biology Professor Jose (Joe) Lopez, Ph.D.

Class Of 2021 Alumna Spotlight: Raquel Muniz

As a deaf student, who also cared for her aging maternal aunt and is a mother of four wonderful children, Raquel has faced unique challenges during her journey at NSU. However, through faith and perseverance, Raquel proudly earned her Doctorate of Education from the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice.

2021 Hall of Fame Nominations are Open

The 2021 Nova Southeastern University Athletics Hall of Fame is officially open for nominations! Anyone affiliated with a varsity intercollegiate athletic program in the history of Nova Southeastern University will be eligible for nomination.

To nominate a potential Hall of Fame inductee, please click the link below.

NSU Art Museum Holds Special Juneteenth Event
Saturday, June 19, 2021 at 3 p.m.

In recognition of Juneteenth, NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale will present “Looking Forward, Looking Back: Freedom, Afrofuturism and Reflections on Juneteenth,” a free virtual panel discussion on Saturday, June 19 at 3 p.m. 

NSU and Collaborators Track Pregnant Shark Migration From Space

Forbes Magazine published an article on an amazing international collaboration where, for the first time, researchers have been able to record in near real-time the migration of a pregnant scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini).

Take A Virtual 360 Tour of Campus

Travel to the NSU main campus from the comfort of your home! Take a peak inside hands-on learning labs or see what has changed since your Shark student days.

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