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NSU to Celebrate Life of Educational Pioneer Marilyn “Mickey” Segal

By mkiffin Few people can claim that they have helped change not only their community, but have had an impact on communities across the nation and world. Marilyn “Mickey” Segal is one of those people. Because of her lifelong passion for education and the nurturing of children, she helped Nova Southeastern University (NSU) pave the way in the area of early childhood education and providing enhanced educational experiences with those with autism. Segal passed away on Nov. 19, 2014. A Celebration of Life is scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Epstein Performing Arts Center at NSU’s University School, 3375 SW 75 Ave., Fort Lauderdale (on NSU’s main campus). The event is open to the public with parking available in NSU’s west parking garage. To honor Segal’s love of children, attendees are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped book for children ages birth to five years, which will be provided to early childhood education centers across Broward County via the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development. The celebration will feature some of Segal’s friends and colleagues as guest speakers, including George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., president and CEO of NSU. In addition, there will be musical performances by University School …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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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. Come a few minutes early if you wish to borrow a mat and/or talk about your practice. 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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BCPS Partners With Broward College to Advance Mentoring Program

The Broward County School Board has partnered with Broward College to support and advance the Mentoring Tomorrow’s Leaders (MTL) initiative by creating a mentoring program for minority males attending Deerfield Beach High School and Nova High School. …read more Source:: Broward County Public Schools       ...
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Optometry Professor Featured on WPLG

By mc2740 Kimberly K. Reed, O.D., F.A.A.O., associate professor at NSU’s College of Optometry, was featured in a story on WPLG Channel 10’s HealthCast with Kristi Krueger. The story focused on new equipment that NSU is using to detect macular degeneration years earlier than previous methods and how patients can slow the process by eating foods like spinach and taking supplements. Click here to view the segment. …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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The Creation Station 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM

– Main Library Creation Station The Creation Station represents the democratization of design, engineering, fabrication and education for all residents of Broward County.The Main Library Creation Station makerspace is a community center with tools that enable individuals to design, prototype and make 3D items. Makerspaces often include tools and equipment too expensive or specialized for most people to own, as well as provide a gathering place for like-minded hobbyists to create and collaborate. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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Lunch and Learn with Howard Finkelstein ( Broward County Public Defender) 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

– West Regional Library Multi-Purpose Room 103 Join Howard Finkelstein as he discusses the now and then of race relations and the law and changes he has experienced as his time as a lawyer and Public Defender. …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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FAU ranked first in the State University System in job placement of new graduate...

By Florida Atlantic University FAU ranked first in the State University System in job placement of new graduates! In 2013-14, FAU ranked first among Florida’s public universities in job placement of new graduates, with 70 percent of bachelor’s degree graduates finding full-time employment in Florida or going on to graduate study. Starting salaries averaged $34,900, $1,400 higher than the SUS average. Go owls! …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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Dania Elementary School Celebrates Grand Opening of Community Reading Oasis Room

With more than 1,200 books, reading-themed artwork, a listening center and a listening library, the Community Reading Oasis at Dania Elementary School provides a space for families to enjoy reading together and access to books to help build their home libraries. …read more Source:: Broward County Public Schools       ...
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