June 2020
UNIVERSITY NEWS
A Message Of Support To The NSU Community From President Hanbury

NSU President Dr. George Hanbury issued in a state in response to the murder of George Floyd and racial injustices that are pervasive in our county.

New NSU Alumni Mobile App Launched

Stay connected on the go! Be among the first Sharks to download the brand new NSU Alumni mobile app. Search "NSU ALUMNI" in your mobile app store.

Download for Apple or Android/Google
"FIN"TASTIC FEATURES
Thursday, June 25, 2020 - A Conversation With The President

We proudly invite you to join a virtual conversation with President George Hanbury and the NSU alumni community on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 2 p.m., Eastern.

Submit your questions for the President to alumni@nova.edu by Monday, June 15.

NSU Cares: Coming Together In The Face of Disasters (Video Message)

With an active hurricane season forecasted for 2020, NSU is prepared to help our community should calamities strike. Jennifer O' Flannery Anderson, Ph.D., VP of Advancement and Community Relations, shares a message regarding the importance of the NSU Cares fund.

Back in high demand, gifts of $25+ qualify for the NSU Cares pin. View video and make a gift >>
ALUMNI SPOTLIGHTS
NSU Distinguished Alumna Leads A Career Of Service Through Puerto Rico’s Toughest Times

Nilda Banchs (Pharm. D., ’01) and her staff have served the Puerto Rico community through the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in 2017, the earthquakes in southwestern Puerto Rico at the end of 2019 and into 2020, and now during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NSU Education Alumnus Appointed President of Morris Brown College

Kevin James, Ed.D., ('09) has been unanimously appointed the 19th president of Morris Brown College by its board of trustees. At age 42, he is one of the youngest college presidents in the country. He has served as interim president since March 1, 2019.

Generosity Shines in Uncertain Times: Santosh Jacob

When the NSU’s COVID 19 Student Support Fund launched in April 2020 to help students financially impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, Santosh Jacob (M.Acc. ’16) - a NSU alumnus, staff member and new member of the President's Associates giving society - pledged to give weekly contributions to this important initiative.

Frontline Health Hero: NSU PA Graduate Travels to NYC To Help Fight COVID-19

Brad Vamplew, PA-C (MMS '19), originally based in Michigan, joined the team at Gotham East New York in Brooklyn after seeing the effects of COVID-19 in one of the hardest hit cities. He emphasizes the impact of NSU on his career and inspiration to jump into action to help where needed.

CAHSS Alumna Featured In TED Talk Video

Dorothy Walker, Ph.D. ('15) is a doctoral graduate of the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies in CAHSS. She also earned her B.S. in Business Administration from NSU.

In her TED Talk, Dr. Walker shares how to use positive energy to solve conflicts between friends, coworkers, strangers, kids, and beyond.

Alexandria Palm Recognized as GEICO Alumni of the Month

Alexandria Palm ('14) is a graduate of NSU's Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing and is a two-time Sunshine State Conference cross country champion.

She had held many nursing roles across the country and is currently a trauma flight nurse in northern California.

ONLINE RESOURCES AND WEBINARS
Circle of Friends Present "Thirstdays With Friends" Summer Wine Series

Presented by the  Circle of Friends,  wine expert Shari Gherman, President of American Fine Wine Competition, shares how to select the perfect wine and other fun tips on food pairing, and more in a three-part series.

MEEC Webinar Series Ft. Marine Scientists and Experts

NSU's Marine Environmental Education Center (MEEC) at the Carpenter House launched a new webinar series in collaboration with marine scientists and HALMOS experts.

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