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NSU Alumni Spotlight: Marlene Sotelo, Ed.D. (’09)

By wlchrist Marlene Sotelo, Ed.D. (’09) Marlene Sotelo, Ed.D. (’09), is program director for the Els Center of Excellence at the Autism Foundation. The world-class facility, which will open in August 2015, seeks to help individuals on the autism spectrum, both locally and internationally, fulfill their potential to lead positive, productive, and rewarding lives. Sotelo is responsible for grant writing, staff and community education, and spearheading innovative programs at the center that will have a global effect on autism services. One of Sotelo’s specific initiatives is a collaboration with the directors of Autism Charter Schools to manage current and develop new evidence-based programs. She also will oversee the South Africa Autism Els Center. The center anticipates serving 300 students with autism spectrum disorder, as well as developing and overseeing online training modules for parents, teachers, and other professionals. Sotelo previously served as director of education and training for the UM/NSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD), a state-funded, regional autism center serving Broward County by providing clinical, outreach, and family support activities. She currently chairs the CARD Department of Education subcommittee and is an international educational consultant and partner for Alessandri & Associates, LLC. A professional singer, Sotelo has worked as a music therapist for …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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12th Annual African Presence Art Exhibition Kicks off Black History Month at NSU

By mkiffin Donald Cleveland pouring Libation NSU recently hosted the opening reception for 12th Annual African Presence Art Exhibition, “Afros: A Celebration of Natural Hair.” The evening featured hair styling and head wrap demonstrations as well as a natural hair show. The photography exhibition, displaying the work of Michael July, will be on display in the Sherman Library, Cotilla Gallery, through March 15. Click here to view more photos from the African Presence opening reception. To view upcoming Black History Month events, visit www.nova.edu/blackhistory. <img width="120" height="120" src="http://nsunews.nova.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Babacar-MBow-African-Presence-curator-Susan-L.-Davis-professor-Abraham-S.-Fischler-School-of-Education-120×120.jpg" alt="Babacar MBow, African Presence curator; Susan L. Davis, professor, Abraham S. Fischler …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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Proud Moment for FAU!!! Another championship medal for #FAU Alum, Brittany Bowe!...

By Florida Atlantic University Proud Moment for FAU!!! Another championship medal for #FAU Alum, Brittany Bowe! Congrats! #MakingWaves #ProudOwl #GoOwls Check out the ESPN article!!! Mobile UploadsWorld Champion in the 1500m …read more Source:: FAU Facebook feed       ...
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Book Club in a Bag 10:30 AM to 7:30 PM

– Weston Reference Desk Interested in starting your own book club? Join the book-club-in-a-bag program today! When you join, you will receive a kit that contains 10 copies of a title, and all the tools you will need for your own book club. To get started, please contact Linda Abraham 954-357-5304, or stop by the Reference desk. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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New Global Law Leadership Initiative at NSU Shepard Broad Law Center Prepares Lawyers for the Business of Law

By jdonzelli FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center will begin a unique immersion curriculum beginning with the August 2015 entering class that is designed to develop the technological, financial, and global economic competencies that are essential to the modern practice of law. The new elective curriculum – the Global Law Leadership Initiative – incorporates an international perspective and minority empowerment perspective. The ultimate goal of the Global Law Leadership Initiative is to help students acquire a foundation in doctrine, theory and legal analysis needed in today’s modern practice of law. They will develop fundamental skills in business, leadership, technology, and client engagement that will make them more attractive to prospective employers and better prepared to add value to their firms and clients upon graduation. While the curriculum is particularly geared toward students who have no prior work experience in corporate settings, aspiring lawyers with prior work history can also benefit from each class. The immersive summer semester includes courses such as Business Operations for Lawyers, Strategic Business Planning for Lawyers, and a Law Practice Business and Technology Workshop. Thereafter, as students progress through the Global Law Leadership Initiative, they will participate in courses which focus on areas of …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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