By wlchrist

More than 20 years ago, the official dates of May 6 – 12 were declared to honor and observe “National Nurses’ Week,” recognizing the valiant efforts of nurses every day across the country. South Florida philanthropists Ron and Kathy Assaf agree nurses deserve admiration for their hard work. To show how they value the noble profession, the couple has made a gift to Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and the university will officially rename its College of Nursing as the Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing.

The naming ceremony will take place at noon Friday, May 11, at the Terry Building on the university’s campus, 3200 S. University Drive, Davie.

Recently stepping down after 13 years as NSU Board Chairman, Ron Assaf, and his wife, Kathy, have a long-standing commitment to the university and Mr. Assaf will remain on the board. This gift will support scholarships for nursing students, provide faculty research support and bolster community service.

Ron and Kathy Assaf

“Kathy and I are thankful that we can do our part to help provide exceptionally qualified nurses to meet the growing needs of communities. We were motivated to support a program that will improve the well-being of so …read more

Source:: NSU News