By wlchrist

When you think of the history of education in South Florida, there’s a name that quickly comes to mind – Dr. Abraham S. Fischler.

It is with great sadness but a tremendous sense of gratitude that Nova Southeastern University acknowledges the passing of Dr. Fischler.

As a pillar of education in the community, he leaves behind a legacy that will be remembered for decades. His passing is a great loss not only to his dear friends and family, but for all who had the pleasure of working with him or serving under his leadership. NSU’s College of Education bears his name – an honor bestowed in 1992.

“There are no words I can use to fully explain the role Dr. Fischler has played in our lives,” said Dr. George Hanbury, NSU’s President and CEO. “He was a visionary and driving force in helping shape the South Florida landscape – not only here at NSU but also serving on numerous non-profit and community boards, including the Broward County School Board. Millions of students and individuals have benefitted from Dr. Fischler’s dedication and expertise, and we are all the better for it. I will miss him as a fellow educator, visionary, and as …read more

Source:: NSU News