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Nova Southeastern University Names State-of-the-Art Research Facility in Honor of Guy Harvey

By jdonzelli NSU Pres. & CEO George L. Hanbury, II, Ph.D. and Guy Harvey, Ph.D. at Name Unveiling Ceremony FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – With the sun on their shoulders and their faces kissed by a warm ocean breeze, nearly 300 Nova Southeastern University students, faculty, staff and invited guests came together to honor one of the university’s long-time supports, Dr. Guy Harvey. “Dr. Harvey is one of us,” said Richard Dodge, Ph.D., dean of NSU’s Oceanographic Center. “He’s a scientist, conservationist, scholar, educator, artist, diver and fisherman. We’re thrilled that our relationship with Dr. Harvey will continue to benefit NSU and, most importantly, our students for many more years to come.” Thanks to Harvey’s generosity, NSU named its state-of-the-art research facility the NSU Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center. Along with the physical manifestation of his name on the side and top of the building, even more important is that NSU is able to establish an endowment that supports undergraduate and graduate scholarships for students to become the next generation of ocean managers, researchers and conservationists. “We couldn’t have named this facility for anyone more fitting than Dr. Guy Harvey,” said NSU’s President and CEO George L. Hanbury, II, Ph.D. “He’s a researcher, a …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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By Florida Atlantic University Let’s see how many lives we can change in 24-hours! On April 15, we need your help to raise money for student scholarships and academic programs! There are many ways to do your part, so head to onewave.fau.edu to learn more!! Thanks to FAU’s Marching Owls for sending us this beat! #OneWaveFAU #FAU #MakingWaves #Spirit #FAUPride …read more Source:: FAU Facebook feed       ...
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Broward Virtual School’s Christopher Gates Named Finalist Name School-Related Employee of the Year

Congratulations to Christopher Gates, technology specialist at Broward Virtual School, for being named a finalist for the statewide 2015 Florida School-Related Employee of the Year award. …read more Source:: Broward County Public Schools       ...
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By Florida Atlantic University https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xat1/v/t1.0-9/p100x100/10623002_10152802871866381_5422732320979228767_n.jpg?oh=dc18550b4cdbf3aebc50ac86bd1e83c6&oe=559EA6F5&__gda__=1436776180_aef36d13964a836c001447431be364de Florida Atlantic University Libraries Over 30 students and staff participated in our joint workshop, “Be Money Wise: Creating Financial Success” today. In photo, starting second from left, top row: Rita Pellen (Interim Dean of FAU Libraries), Kristy Padron (Outreach Librarian), Jenny Peluso (Assistant Provost for Student Success), Michael Arias (Office of Student Financial Aid), and Thomas Santiago (Office of Student Financial Aid).. #owllib #financialliteracy …read more Source:: FAU Facebook feed       ...
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Dr. H. Thomas Temple Named Senior Vice President of Translational Research and Economic Development at Nova Southeastern University

By mj1031 FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. –Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President and CEO George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., recently announced the appointment of H. Thomas Temple, M.D., as senior vice president of translational research and economic development for the university. This new position was created to support the university’s innovative faculty within its colleges, centers and institutes in the development of their ideas, discoveries and technologies. In his role, Dr. Temple is responsible for building the connections, resources and entrepreneurial energy for the commercialization of NSU’s research activities. To accomplish this, Dr. Temple will establish partnerships with companies, investors and entrepreneurs interested in utilizing NSU’s vast wet and dry lab space and state-of-the-art Center for Collaborative Research (opening spring of 2016) to conduct research and develop technologies that will benefit the global community. Additionally, Dr. Temple will be bridging the research efforts conducted through the CCR with NSU’s Oceanographic Center, headquartered at the Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center in Hollywood, Fla. Dr. Temple’s position represents a partnership with HCA East Florida hospitals where he has been granted privileges and will maintain a surgical practice complementing his role with NSU. “Dr. Temple has a long-established reputation as a successful surgeon, researcher and leader,” said NSU’s President …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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Nova Southeastern University to Name Newest Oceanographic Center Building for Guy Harvey

By jdonzelli FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Since Guy Harvey, Ph.D. has supported, and continues to support NSU in scholarship, research and the conservation of marine life, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has named its newest research facility the Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center. The official naming ceremony is scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday, April 10. NSU’s Oceanographic Center is located at the channel entrance to Port Everglades within John U. Lloyd State Park in Hollywood (8000 North Ocean Drive.) Expected attendees include Dr. Guy Harvey, NSU President and CEO George L. Hanbury, Ph.D., NSU Trustees, students, faculty and staff. The event is by invitation and for media personnel. “Nova Southeastern University has had a long-standing relationship with Dr. Harvey, and we’re thrilled that will continue for many more years to come,” said Hanbury. “His generosity is ensuring today’s leaders in marine sciences teach and pass on their expertise to tomorrow’s researchers. I am very pleased that Guy Harvey is putting his name – literally – on the growing legacy of our Oceanographic Center.” For many years, NSU has enjoyed an excellent working relationship with Harvey through the Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI), where researchers and students work together as they study and learn …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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Jersey Mike's is on the Boca Raton campus today handing out coupons to use April...

By Florida Atlantic University Jersey Mike’s is on the Boca Raton campus today handing out coupons to use April 14, 15 and 16 in honor of One Day, One Wave! Make a $3.00 donation to FAU and get a free sub! #FAU #OneDayOneWave …read more Source:: FAU Facebook feed       ...
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Escape the Ordinary -Amrit Yoga/ Yoga Nidra-This class is offered to the community as a practice in applying the teachings of Yoga to improve health and well-being. Beginners Welcome!!!!! 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

– South Regional/BC Library Multi-Purpose Room …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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