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NSU’s American Marketing Association Chapter to Host the Be Your Own Brand Workshop

By wlchrist Join the NSU American Marketing Association Chapter for our Be Your Own Brand Workshop to learn the secrets to building a powerful personal brand on Saturday, December 2 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the Carl DeSantis Knight Auditorium. Personal branding is essential in defining you as a leader. In this workshop we will help you identify your unique brand and teach you ways on how to build and promote it. The workshop will cover the following areas: · Resume and Cover Letter tips · Interviewing and Networking Skills · Online Presence Professional head shots will be taken during registration. Come camera ready! Our speakers: Kiana D. Clark , MBA Founder, Forward Public Relations Samantha Yorke, MBA Assistant Director, Career Center at Florida Atlantic University Cathy Ahles, APR Fellow PRSA, Senior VP, Premier Aircraft Sales *Breakfast & Lunch will be served Don’t miss out on this awesome development opportunity, early bird tickets are on sale until 11/18 click here for tickets. …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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CAHSS Faculty and Student Honored at 2017 Florida Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Conference

By wlchrist Christine Beliard, Ph.D., and Debbie Manigat, M.S. Christine Beliard, Ph.D., faculty and Director of the Doctoral Programs in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) and Debbie Manigat, M.S., doctoral student in DFT in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) were honored at the 2017 Florida Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Conference in Orlando. The conference, held at NSU’s Orlando campus on November 3-4, 2017 featured the theme: “Treating the Marginalized and Oppressed: Dealing with Distress in Today’s Climate.” Beliard received the 2017 Andres Nazario Diversity Award for her outstanding leadership and commitment to cultural diversity and Inclusion. She is committed to social justice and the provision of relevant mental health services to minority families through best practices in training and service delivery. Beliard is an alumna of the SAMHSA/AAMFT Minority Fellowship Program, has served as a mentor for the program, and was appointed to the program’s advisory committee. Manigat received the 2017 Student of the Year Award. She is the DFT Graduate SGA representative. Prior to entering DFT’s doctoral program, Manigat received her M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling from Palm Beach Atlantic University and her B.A. in Communications from Howard University. …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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Join us for #GivingTuesday, Nov. 28

By Maria Leon NSU has joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. Join us at the Don Taft University Center on Tuesday, November 28 from 10:00 am- 2:00 pm to Dive into Giving. For more information about giving to NSU, please click here …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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Guy Harvey and Halmos College Faculty Present at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show: Announce New Marine Research Hub

By wlchrist This November, Guy Harvey, Ph.D. and Halmos College faculty members Tracey Sutton, Ph.D. and Mahmood Shivji, Ph.D. gave talks at the 58th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. These presentations were part of the launch of South Florida’s new Marine Research Hub initiative. Dr. Harvey was the keynote speaker at a breakfast meeting. Dr. Sutton gave NSU’s research presentation. Later that week, both Drs. Harvey and Shivji gave a presentation on research at the Coral Reef Pavilion. The Marine Research Hub organization consists of the eight founding partners: NSU, Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University, University of Miami, Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Miami-Dade Beacon Council, the Business Development Board, and the Marine Industries Association of South Florida. The purpose of the Hub is to brand and promote the South Florida region as a location of major marine research activities and capabilities that drives both increased knowledge as well as economic well-being. Dr. Harvey is a noted marine wildlife artist and conservationist. His keynote speech summed up the Marine Hub initiative. . “The real important aspect is to get everybody on the same page so that they’re not competing for research projects. There’s no duplicity … …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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Broward County Medical Association Honored Dr. Ramsey Pevsner At Women’s Physician’s Reception

By wlchrist Nova Southeastern University COM Professor, Dr. Deborah Ann Mulligan chaired the recent Women’s Physician’s Networking Social, where Dr. Ramsey Pevsner was honored. Dr. Mulligan warmly welcomed members, prospective members, friends and loyal sponsors as they arrived at the Wentworth Art Gallery on Las Olas. Dr. Pevsner was recently installed as President of the Broward County Medical Association Foundation. She is the 1st Osteopathic Physician and the 4th woman physician in the organization’s 91 year history to become President. “This year the Women Physicians Committee decided to add an “art component” to their popular networking socials,” said Cynthia Peterson, Chief Executive Officer of the Broward County Medical Association and the BCMA Foundation. “This event at the Wentworth Gallery certainly fit the bill! It was the perfect setting for this reception, which included a lavish array of appetizers, wine, socializing and networking.” …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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Broward County School Board Elects Nora Rupert as Chair and Heather P. Brinkworth as Vice Chair

Today, Tuesday, November 21, 2017, The School Board of Broward County, Florida, elected Nora Rupert as Chair and Heather P. Brinkworth as Vice Chair. The nominations and election took place during the School Board’s Annual Organizational Meeting. …read more Source:: Broward County Public Schools       ...
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Broward County School Board Elects Nora Rupert as Chair and Heather P. Brinkworth as Vice Chair

Today, Tuesday, November 21, 2017, The School Board of Broward County, Florida, elected Nora Rupert as Chair and Heather P. Brinkworth as Vice Chair. …read more Source:: Broward County Public Schools       ...
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USCIS Information Session: Representatives from the US Citizenship & Immigration Office Answer Questions 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

– Northwest Regional Room 222 Representatives from the US Citizenship & Immigration Office are available to answer questions about the citizenship process. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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NSU Institute of Neuro Immune Medicine to Host South Florida Screening of “Unrest”

By Ambar Corporan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Institute of Neuro Immune Medicine (INIM) will host the South Florida premiere of “Unrest,” a Sundance Film Festival award-winning documentary that focuses on the plight of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) patients. The 90-minute, feature film will be shown at NSU’s Miniaci Auditorium on Saturday, December 2, at 12:30 p.m. with doors opening at noon. Nancy Klimas, M.D., director of INIM, professor and chairman of the Department of Clinical Immunology at NSU’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, and an internationally-known ME researcher, is a featured expert in the film. Twenty-eight year old Jennifer Brea – now one of Dr. Klimas’ patients — is about to marry the love of her life when she’s struck down by a fever that leaves her bedridden. When doctors tell her “it’s all in her head,” she turns her camera on herself and her community as she looks for answers and fights for a cure. “This is an eye-opening documentary that provides valuable insight for ME patients as well as their loved ones, caregivers and medical professionals,” said Klimas. “Jennifer’s story will help increase awareness of how this commonly misunderstood disease …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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NSU College of Dental Medicine Dean Named Fellow by National Science Organization

By Ambar Corporan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Linda Niessen, D.M.D., M.P.H., M.P.P., dean and professor of the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Dental Medicine, was recently named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She was elected to receive this honor by her AAAS peers. Linda Niessen, D.M.D., M.P.H., M.P.P. Niessen is one of 396 AAAS members who were chosen by their peers for “scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.” Specifically, she was lauded for her distinguished contributions to the field of dental public health, particularly geriatric oral medicine, dental services and health policy as well as access to oral health care. Niessen will be inducted as a Fellow at the AAAS Annual Meeting on Saturday, February 17, 2018 in Austin, Texas. “It is truly an honor to be named a Fellow by this prestigious group of peers,” said Niessen. “The AAAS promotes scientific discovery, translational research and science education throughout the world. The interdisciplinary nature of the members of AAAS advances and strengthens the field of dentistry by supporting research and discoveries that will ultimately benefit patients around the globe.” Niessen joined NSU in October 2013. She previously served …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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Sex Allegations, A Tax Wary Nation, and Reasons to Give Thanks | South Florida 100

By Ambar Corporan Frederick Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D., Frederick Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D., interim executive vice president and chief operating officer and Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson, Ph.D., vice president for Advancement and Community Relations were featured in South Florida 100, a forum where South Florida’s most influential people weight in on current events. Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson, Ph.D. Dr. Lippman talked about the aftermath of the multiple hurricanes that impacted Houston, South Florida and Puerto Rico. “I implore you to reach out to our elected congressional representatives and other federal-appointed officials to ensure that this area receives equality in treatment to fully recover,” said Dr. Lippman to the Sun Sentinel. On the other hand, Dr. O’Flannery talked about Thanksgiving traditions and spending time with the family. “Thanksgiving is around the corner and I am looking forward to spending time with my family and getting to practice some of our favorite traditions,” said Dr. O’Flannery. CLICK HERE to read their thoughts on the biggest stories of the week. …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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Falun Dafa Workshop: Qigong Exercise and Meditation Class 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

– Carver Ranches Branch Auditorium Discover inner peace through the ancient, high level Chinese cultivation practice of Falun Dafa (also known as Falun Gong). Falun Dafa is a comprehensive Chinese practice which cultivates both mind and body through gentle Qigong exercise and meditation. The class will be led by an instructor from the Florida Falun Dafa Association. Please bring a yoga mat or towel with you for sitting meditation. For more information call (954) 357-6305. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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