October 29, 2020
Philanthropy. Innovation. Entrepreneurship. Commitment to community. All characteristics of NSU and our family of donors, alumni, students, faculty, and staff members. In this issue of Donor Connection, we welcome the opportunity to recognize even a few of the many contributions and achievements of the NSU community.
A Lifetime of Service to NSU and Special Olympics
NSU Board of Trustees member Paul Sallarulo (‘88) continues to pave the way for NSU alumni who selflessly dedicate their time and treasure to make an impact on our community. Paul, an M.B.A. graduate of the Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship, proudly serves as Chairman of the Broward Special Olympics and is a member of NSU's Fellows Society. Read more ...

Join Paul and the NSU community in this year’s Race for Champions on Saturday, November 7, 2020 by registering here. All proceeds go to the Special Olympics.
NSU Baseball Golf Classic Named After All-Star Pitcher Miles Mikolas
The Ninth Annual NSU Baseball Golf Classic, a tournament of baseball alumni, friends, family and program supporters is now named after former Shark and current St. Louis Cardinals All-Star pitcher Miles Mikolas. Mikolas is further expanding his involvement in the tournament, while also personally pledging a major financial gift in support of the NSU baseball program. This year's event will be held on December 14 at Grande Oaks Golf Club in Davie. Register online ...

NSU College of Business Alumnus Makes Generous Impact During The COVID-19 Pandemic
Thomas DeSernia (B.S. ’12) is the CEO and Owner of SA Company, a sports apparel and outerwear business based in Boca Raton, FL. The company has donated over 100,000 FACE SHIELDS® in South Florida, including many to first responders, since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States in March of 2020.
Finding a Treatment for Veterans Suffering from Gulf War Illness and Traumatic Brain Injury
In the 2012 Suicide Data Report, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs estimated that 22 veterans a day commit suicide. This heartbreaking statistic is where The 22 Project, a South Florida-based non-profit dedicated to treating veterans and helping them adjust to civilian life, gets its name. The 22 Project is also a member of the NSU Fellows Society.

NSU and Broward County Announce the Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation
Scheduled to open its doors in July 2021, the Levan Center of Innovation is the continuation of a long-standing public-private partnership with NSU and Broward County and will occupy the entire fifth floor of NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library, making it one of the largest of its kind in the nation, occupying 54,000-square-feet of space.
2020 Entrepreneur and Business Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
On Monday, Oct. 26, NSU's H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship (HCBE) inducted three accomplished business leaders into its 2020 Entrepreneur and Business Hall of Fame, the college’s highest honor: James F. Allen, Shark Circle Fellows Society member Dan Doyle Jr., and Kristin Johnson.
Upcoming Events
Times for all upcoming events are EST
Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 7 – 9 p.m. | Library Quad
JoJo Rabbit: The Reel, Annual Film Series
Presented by the Halmos College of Arts and Sciences Center for Humanities
as part of the Ban Me: Humanities Express series of events
Early voters can cast their ballots at NSU's Alvin Sherman Library and enjoy FREE live music.
Sunday, November 1 – Sunday, November 8
2020 Homecoming and Alumni Week
Put your fins together for a weeklong list of virtual events
Sunday, November 1, 2020 | 2 - 3 p.m.
Trace Your Patrilineal Ancestry and Knock Down Brick Walls Using Y-DNA
Presented by Broward County Genealogy Society

Friday, November 6, 2020 | 12:00 p.m.
Children's Mental Health, Psychology, and Behavior Modification

Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020 | 10:00 a.m.
Connecting Through the Screen: A Practical Approach to Working with
Teens and Young Adults Affected by Trauma and Attachment
in partnership with Camelot Community Care
United States Armed Forces
Service Flag Monument and Plaza Dedication
Tuesday, November 10 | 10:15 a.m.
Join the livestream to watch the ceremony online.
For information about naming opportunities,
contact Catie Dargue, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, University Advancement
at (954) 262-2163, (954) 594-2018, or cdargue@nova.edu
Tuesday, November 10 | 5:30 p.m.
That's Entertainment: Leisure, Spectacle, and Pageantry in Italian Renaissance Art
 Live Zoom lecture by Rocky Ruggiero, Ph.D
Additional commentary by Bonnie Clearwater
Presented by NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
Thursday, November 12 | 6 – 8 p.m.
SPF '20 – Image Transfer and Collage
Explore three at-home image transfer methods and collaging techniques
through live instruction and examples.
Presented by NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale and Small Press Fair (SPF)

Friday, November 13, 2020 I 34 p.m. 
A Case Study Using DNA to Corroborate a Family's Oral Tradition
Presented by Broward County Genealogy Society
In Case You Missed It
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