November 2020
NSU and Broward County Announce New Center of Innovation

NSU will soon be home to 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.

Save The Date for NSU Giving Tuesday

NSU will once again participate in Giving Tuesday on December 1, 2020. This year, NSU’s goal is to fundraise $100,000 and reach at least 1,000 donors in 24 hours. While funds can support any college, program, or area at NSU, there will be a focus on fundraising for the COVID-19 Student Support Fund, Mental Health Awareness, and Suicide and Violence Prevention.

NSU Only Institution to Receive $4 Million From CDC for ‘COVID Long Haulers’ Study

Nancy Klimas, M.D., director of the Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine and chair of the Department of Clinical Immunology, and her team received a federal contract of more than $4 million from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention to study residual symptoms in COVID-19 patients.
NSU Welcomes Three New Members to Its Board of Trustees

NSU is proud to announce three new members who have been appointed to its Board of Trustees – and while they may be new to the Board, their involvement with NSU is well established. Rita Case, James Donnelly, and George Platt, III were appointed and confirmed on Monday, October 12 and will serve for a three-year term.

NSU Director of Military Affairs Establishes Changing Lives Scholarship And Launches ROTC Greatest Needs Campaign During November’s National Veterans and Military Families Month

U.S. veteran Nicholas Pascucci established the Nick and Bridgette Pascucci Changing Lives Scholarship and launched a crowdfunding campaign to support Army ROTC students at NSU.

NSU Optometry Alumna and Faculty Addresses Diversity In National Panel

NSU alumna Sherrol A. Reynolds, O.D., serves as president of the National Optometric Association and chief of advanced ophthalmic care at NSU's College of Optometry. Featured in Optometry News, Dr. Reynolds shares that the biggest ways to address diversity in academia is through mentorship.

A scientific breakthrough at the Florida Aquarium could save 'America's Great Barrier Reef'

Featured in CNN, NSU alumna Keri O’Neill was quoted for her work on helping "save coral from brink of extinction."

Education Alumna Named Georgia’s History Teacher of the Year

Kari Slaten, graduate of NSU’s Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice has been named Georgia’s 2020 History Teacher of the Year.

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale Receives $1.6 Million Gift from The Jerry Taylor & Nancy Bryant Foundation

The NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale received a $1.6 million gift from The Jerry Taylor & Nancy Bryant Foundation to endow an art curator position and provide funds for the Museum’s youth education programs. The impact of this gift to the Museum will be magnified thanks to NSU’s newly established endowment challenge that matches interest on all new endowments up to 5% through 2025.

Razor Debuts New Look During Homecoming and Alumni Week

Drum roll, please! Click here to see our beloved Razor's new look!

THANK YOU to NSU alumni and friends who participated in this year's 2020 Homecoming & Alumni Week events.

From 5K virtual runs and college trivia nights to writing letters to our troops and 30-year reunions, this year was a blast. Fins Up, Forever!
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