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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Student Earns International Honor

Congratulations to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Zack Schaja for earning an international honor. He will be the new Executive President of DECA during the 2014/15 school year, the first Florida high school student to earn the prestigious position. …read more Source: Broward County Public Schools     ...
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Dillard Center For The Arts Jazz Band Finishes in Top Three in National Competition

Dillard Center for the Arts finished in the top three at the 19th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival at the Lincoln Center in New York City, May 8-10, 2014. …read more Source: Broward County Public Schools     ...
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Huizenga Business School Honors Three Outstanding Entrepreneurs

By wlchrist 2014 Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Honorees – James Donnelly, Guy Harvey, Ph.D., Manuel D. Medina. NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship inducted three South Florida business leaders into its Entrepreneur Hall of Fame on April 30, 2014 at the Signature Grand in Davie, FL. The recognition is the Huizenga Business School’s highest honor. Joining the distinguished ranks of Hall of Fame members are James Donnelly, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Castle Group; Guy Harvey, Ph.D., Artist, Scientist, Cinematographer, Guy Harvey, Inc., and Guy Harvey Foundation; and Manuel D. Medina, Founding and Managing Partner, Medina Capital. More than 500 guests attended the “by invitation only,” program. The event not only recognized the three honorees but also celebrated its 25th anniversary. The Entrepreneur Hall of Fame was established in 1990 to honor the lifetime achievements of outstanding entrepreneurs who contributed not only to the growth of a phenomenal entrepreneurial business, but have also demonstrated a willingness to contribute time, effort and financial resources to programs and activities that enhance the quality of life in the communities in which we live. Each of the honorees gave inspirational speeches. Donnelly thanked Hall of Fame members, Charles L. Palmer and Thomas J. …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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Healthy Weight: Vegetable Gumbo Recipe

By wlchrist Source: Food Network Vegetable Gumbo Total Time: 40 min Prep: 25 min Cook: 15 min Servings: 4 Ingredients 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 small onion, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon soy sauce or Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon smoked paprika (preferably hot) 2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth 1 pound kale or Swiss chard, stemmed and chopped 1 10 -ounce package frozen black-eyed peas Brown rice, for serving (optional) Directions Heat the vegetable oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the flour and cook, stirring, until golden, about 3 minutes. Add the onion, bell pepper, celery, garlic, 3 tablespoons water and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Reduce the heat to medium, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables soften, about 8 minutes.Add the soy sauce and paprika and cook, stirring, 30 seconds. Stir in the vegetable broth, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the pot, then cover and bring to a boil.Add the greens and black-eyed peas to the pot. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with the rice, if desired. Per serving: Calories 249; Fat 12 g (Saturated 1 g); Cholesterol …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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National Women’s Health Week

By wlchrist Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Women’s Health Wee May 11-17 is National Women’s Health Week. Take steps to live a safer and healthier life. This year, give yourself a healthy makeover and enjoy the benefits for life. Women across the country are taking steps to live safer and healthier lives by making health a priority. You can too. Stay sharp. Physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Regular physical activity can help keep your thinking, learning, and judgment skills sharp as you age. It can also reduce your risk of depression and may help you sleep better. Research has shown that doing aerobic or a mix of aerobic and muscle-strengthening activities 3 to 5 times a week for 30 to 60 minutes can give you these mental health benefits. Improve sleep. Studies conducted in the community reveal an association between short sleep duration and excess body weight. Recent research has indicated that depressive symptoms may decrease once sleep apnea has been effectively treated and sufficient sleep restored. The recommended amount of sleep for adults is 7-8 hours a day. Use prescription drugs only as …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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#FAU's star graduate, Grace Bush, continues to make national headlines for her e...

By Florida Atlantic University #FAU’s star graduate, Grace Bush, continues to make national headlines for her early successes & was recently featured in this segment that aired on the ‘Not hard; just hard work’: Girl, 16, graduates from high school and college in same week – News…www.today.comGrace Bush, 16, doesn’t hesitate when asked to name her ultimate career goal: Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Don’t chuckle…. …read more Source: FAU Facebook feed     ...
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Kierberg Receives All-SSC Honorable Mention

By wlchrist Sabrina Kierberg NSU tennis player Sabrina Kierberg (So., Berlin, Germany) has received an All-Sunshine State Conference Honorable Mention, as announced by the conference office Friday, May 9. Kierberg shifted to the No. 2 singles draw this season and flourished. She went 14-5 overall and won her first 13 singles matches of the season, taking wins over No. 15 Florida Tech, No. 8 Saint Leo and No. 3 Barry. Complete Release …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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New Assistant Coach to Join Shark Volleyball Staff

By wlchrist Dan King The NSU athletic department is pleased to announce the addition of assistant coach Dan King to the Sharks’ volleyball staff. King comes to Fort Lauderdale after four seasons as an assistant coach at Southeastern Oklahoma State. Prior to that, he gained experience within the Sunshine State Conference as an assistant at Saint Leo, also for four years. He helped lead the Lions to their first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance, in 2006, and followed that up with an appearance in each season after. In 2005, he was an assistant coach for a 28-7 Webber International team. Complete Release …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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Sharks’ Baseball Senior Named to the Division II CoSIDA Academic All-District 2013-14 Team

By wlchrist Brooks Fleming Brooks Fleming (Sr., Palm City, Fla.), a member of the Nova Southeastern University baseball team, has just been named to the Division II CoSIDA Academic All-District 2013-14 Team. Fleming is the first NSU baseball player since 2008 to be honored with this selection. On the field, Fleming has a team-leading 38 RBI, a .517 slugging percentage and is tied for a team-high four home runs. In the classroom, he earned a 3.56 GPA while completing his degree in business administration. Complete Release …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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#FAU Football alum & Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris is in the running to b...

By Florida Atlantic University #FAU Football alum & Video Hub – ESPNm.espn.go.comRedskins RB Alfred Morris makes his pitch to be on the 2015 cover of “Madden.” Vote for Morris at http://www.espn.com/maddenvote. …read more Source: FAU Facebook feed     ...
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Coral Springs High School Business Students Rank Among the Nation’s Best

Coral Springs High School business students ranked among the best in the nation during competitions at the Business Professionals of America 2014 National Leadership Conference. The Conference took place in Indianapolis, Indiana, April 30-May 4, 2014. …read more Source: Broward County Public Schools     ...
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Miramar Library Presents -"Festival d'Haiti" 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

– Miramar Branch Library & Education Center Story Room Festival d’Haiti is Miramar Library’s signature cultural event that offers a ‘taste’ of all things Haitian– music, dance, food and fun! Join us for our second annual event celebrating Haitian-American Heritage Month. This family program is free of charge. …read more Source: Broward County Library     ...
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