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Congratulations to the newest #FAUAlumni! Follow the Florida Atlantic University...

By Florida Atlantic University Congratulations to the newest #FAUAlumni! Follow the Timeline PhotosWe are thrilled to welcome so many new #FAUAlumni! Like this photo to offer your well wishes to the Class of 2014! …read more Source: FAU Facebook feed     ...
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High School Academies Earn Distinguished and Model Status

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) J.P. Taravella High School Academy of Finance has earned Distinguished status based on the National Academy Foundation’s (NAF) annual assessment. Taravella High is one of only 22 academies in 38 states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands receiving the Distinguished merit. …read more Source: Broward County Public Schools     ...
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Lawyers for Literacy Guest Reading Campaign

As part of the Lawyers for Literacy Guest Reading Campaign, guest readers will visit Pre-K and Kindergarten classrooms at several Broward County schools throughout the month of May 2014. The event is sponsored by the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division and the Broward County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section. …read more Source: Broward County Public Schools     ...
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NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship Faculty and Alumnus to Present at International Conference

By fhenders FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) faculty members Art Weinstein, Ph.D., chair and professor of marketing; Donovan A. McFarlane, Ed.D., adjunct professor; and H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship alumnus Emmanuel Trenche (M.B.A. 2011), will present at the Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals’ conference (SCIP) in Orlando, May 5-9. Established in 1986, SCIP is a global nonprofit membership organization for everyone involved in creating and managing business knowledge. Its mission is to enhance the success of its members through leadership, education, advocacy, and networking. Specifically, SCIP provides education and networking opportunities for business professionals working in the rapidly growing fields of strategy and competitive intelligence. Today SCIP has chapters as well as alliance partnerships with independent affiliate organizations around the world. Emmanuel Trenche (M.B.A., 2011)Huizenga Business School NSU’s faculty members Weinstein and McFarlane are co-collaborators on the SCIP presentation “How Knowledge Organizations Can Win in the Market by Co-creating Value with Customers.” Trenche’s trademarked concept, “Speed to Intelligence” helps companies understand how they can compete better and faster in today’s digital era. He will present this methodology during the SCIP conference alongside top executives from Best Buy, Humana, Intel Corporation, and Cisco Systems, Inc. About the presenters: Art Weinstein, Ph.D., …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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NSU to Host High School Graduations – Impact on Main Campus Traffic/Parking

By wlchrist As in previous years, NSU will host several Broward County high school graduation rehearsals and ceremonies in the Don Taft University Center. On the dates of the rehearsals and ceremonies, we are expecting considerable traffic on and around our campus. Guests attending the rehearsals and graduation ceremonies will utilize the Alvin Sherman Library parking garage. To accommodate our NSU community and the visiting public, parking will be available in alternate lots for students, faculty and staff. Library patrons visiting the Alvin Sherman Library will still have access to the first floor of the Library Garage as usual. Students (undergraduate, graduate and University School), faculty and staff who utilize the Alvin Sherman Library garage, please park in the following areas: • Middle School Lot • Surface lot just north of the garage • Carl DeSantis Building’s surface lot • Health Profession Division (HPD) Garage upper levels only • Gated surface lots where space is available. For those graduations that take place at midday, parking will be made available in the Mailman Hollywood parking lot, the Residential Halls parking lot and the perimeter road grassy area. The Rosenthal lot will be utilized to accommodate Handicap/Disabled Parking. Listed below are the days that will most impact the main campus and the NSU community: <table width="655" border="0" …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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Leave Your Mark with the Shark Before You Graduate!

By wlchrist Celebrate your legacy at Nova Southeastern University. Honor the lasting memories that have shaped your college experience. This is your chance to leave your indelible mark on a personally engraved brick at the NSU Shark Fountain. Pick the exact spot for your brick, and choose what you want to say. It’s like leaving a permanent part of you in a place where you’ll always be remembered. Select your brick today at http://nsubricks.nova.edu/. A brick at Shark Fountain is a perfect way to … Honor NSU students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Commemorate academic and athletic achievements. Recognize NSU student organizations. Thank your parents, family, professors, coaches, and mentors. Remember your friends, colleagues, and loved ones. Proceeds from the NSU Shark Fountain Brick Project support student funding for events, programs, and professional development. Following your purchase, you will receive a certificate of ownership and a picture of your brick. For more information, please email NSUBricks@nova.edu. More about Shark Fountain NSU Shark Fountain, an iconic focal point at Nova Southeastern University, was crafted by famed international wildlife sculptor Kent Ullberg. The fountain features a 17-foot bronze mako shark–NSU’s mascot–weighing 3,000 pounds, with 76 individually sculpted teeth. Located at the east entrance of the Don Taft University Center, Shark Fountain was …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center to Welcome U.S. Air Force Col. (Ret) Will A. Gunn as Commencement Speaker

By fhenders Fort Lauderdale native and General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Will A. Gunn, J.D., will address approximately 260 candidates of Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center at its Commencement on May 10 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla., beginning at 11 a.m. Gunn was sworn in as the general counsel for the Department of Veterans Affairs on May 26, 2009. Col. Gunn, U.S. Air Force (Ret.) served in various positions within the Air Force including executive officer to the Judge Advocate General, U.S. Air Force JAG Corps and as chief circuit defense counsel, U.S. Air Force, retiring from the military in 2005. Named as the first-ever chief circuit defense counsel in the Department of Defense Office of Military Commission, Gunn built a defense team and supervised all defense activities for enemy combatants and Guantanamo detainees selected for trial before military commissions. These proceedings were the first of their kind to be conducted by the United States in more than 60 years. Gunn won acclaim for his principled leadership and commitment to ensuring that detainees received effective representation. In doing so, he set the tone for military lawyers under his leadership to vigorously defend their …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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Congratulations to the first graduating Class of 2014! #FAU will confer nearly 3...

By Florida Atlantic University Congratulations to the first graduating Class of 2014! #FAU will confer nearly 3,000 degrees in the next 2 days & we could not be more proud of all our new grads. GO OWLS!! (Watch commencement live here: …read more Source: FAU Facebook feed     ...
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BCPS Principal Named State's Middle School Principal of the Year

Congratulations to Gulfstream Middle School Principal Brian Kingsley on being named Middle School Principal of the Year by the Florida Association of School Administrators and the Florida Association of Secondary School Principals. …read more Source: Broward County Public Schools     ...
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NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship Alumnus to Present at International Conference

By wlchrist Emmanuel Trenche, M.B.A. Emmanuel Trenche, a 2011 graduate of NSU’s Huizenga Business School, has been selected to speak at the Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals’ (SCIP) International Conference in Orlando, FL, on May 5 – 9. Trenche is currently vice president of marketing and communications for clearCi, a competitive intelligence software company that helps businesses develop the insight needed to compete in a global and digital environment. Trenche conceived and trademarked a new concept called Speed to Intelligence, which now helps companies understand how they can compete better and faster in today’s digital era. He will present this methodology during the SCIP conference alongside top executives from Best Buy, Humana, Intel Corporation, and Cisco Systems, Inc. “There’s so much information out there, but very few people know how to turn it into winning strategies in a reasonable amount of time”, said Trenche. “There are many reasons for that, but the good news is this can change for the better by making slight changes to the way we interact and consume data.” Recently featured in Techli, an online communication published by the Olin Business School and School of Engineering, in St. Louis, Trenche and his colleagues at clearCi are passionate about changing the way …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center to Welcome U.S. Air Force Col. (Ret) Will A. Gunn as Commencement Speaker on May 10

By fhenders FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Fort Lauderdale native and General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Will A. Gunn, J.D., will address approximately 260 candidates of Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center at its Commencement on May 10 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla., beginning at 11 a.m. Gunn was sworn in as the general counsel for the Department of Veterans Affairs on May 26, 2009. Col. Gunn, U.S. Air Force (Ret.) served in various positions within the Air Force including executive officer to the Judge Advocate General, U.S. Air Force JAG Corps and as chief circuit defense counsel, U.S. Air Force, retiring from the military in 2005. Named as the first-ever chief circuit defense counsel in the Department of Defense Office of Military Commission, Gunn built a defense team and supervised all defense activities for enemy combatants and Guantanamo detainees selected for trial before military commissions. These proceedings were the first of their kind to be conducted by the United States in more than 60 years. Gunn won acclaim for his principled leadership and commitment to ensuring that detainees received effective representation. In doing so, he set the tone for military lawyers under his …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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Take a look inside #FAU Harbor Branch's new Exploration Command Center! This wee...

By Florida Atlantic University Take a look inside #FAU Harbor Branch’s new Exploration Command Center! This week at the ECC, scientists & students are taking part in NOAA’s Okeanos Explorer cruise. #MakingWaves Exploration Command Center FAU Harbor Branch has a new Exploration Command Center that allows our researchers to participate in scientific missions at sea through the awesome power of … …read more Source: FAU Facebook feed     ...
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BCPS Honors Top Teacher, Principal, Assistant Principal and School-Related Employee

Broward County Public Schools is pleased to announce the 2014 Caliber Awards winners. Each year, the Caliber Awards program recognizes the exceptional leadership, hard work and dedication of Broward’s outstanding teachers, principals, assistant principals and school-related employees. Congratulations to all of the award winners. …read more Source: Broward County Public Schools     ...
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