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NSU Names New Executive Director of Development

By wlchrist Terry Mularkey, CFRE NSU’s Vice President for Advancement and Community Relations Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson, Ph.D., recently announced the appointment of Terry Mularkey, CFRE, as executive director of development. In this role, Mularkey will oversee the university’s comprehensive major gift fundraising program. “Terry brings a wealth of successful fundraising and management experience to NSU,” O’Flannery Anderson said. “His expertise will be instrumental in connecting donors with opportunities to realize their dreams through philanthropy at NSU. This in turn will help the university to reach our Vision 2020 goals.” Mularkey possesses a unique combination of private industry, higher education, health and military experience. He arrives at NSU after having served as senior director of business development for Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company. He has held several leadership positions during his tenure at Halifax Health Hospice, including as chief development officer. In the education industry, he served as president for Father Lopez High School in Daytona Beach; as vice president and chief development officer for The Citadel Foundation in Charleston, S.C; and as executive director for alumni relations at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Prior to starting his fundraising career, Mularkey served as a U.S. Army Officer …read more Source: NSU News...
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Nova Southeastern University Names Terry Mularkey as NSU’s Executive Director of Development

By ak927 Terry Mularkey, CFRE, appointed as executive director of development for Nova Southeastern University FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– February 28, 2014 – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Vice President for Advancement and Community Relations Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson, Ph.D., recently announced the appointment of Terry Mularkey, CFRE, as executive director of development. In this role, Mularkey will oversee the university’s comprehensive major gift fundraising program. “Terry brings a wealth of successful fundraising and management experience to NSU,” O’Flannery Anderson said. “His expertise will be instrumental in connecting donors with opportunities to realize their dreams through philanthropy at NSU. This in turn will help the university to reach our Vision 2020 goals.” Mularkey possesses a unique combination of private industry, higher education, health and military experience. He arrives at NSU after having served as senior director of business development for Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company. He has held several leadership positions during his tenure at Halifax Health Hospice, including as chief development officer. In the education industry, he served as president for Father Lopez High School in Daytona Beach; as vice president and chief development officer for The Citadel Foundation in Charleston, S.C; and as executive …read more Source: NSU News...
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Our "Get to Know a Degree" series brings us this week to #FAU's Bachelor of Urba...

By Florida Atlantic University Our “Get to Know a Degree” series brings us this week to #FAU’s Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning. This program is designed for students who are interested in planning and community development at local, state and national levels. Also, FAU is the only university in the State University System of Florida that offers this professional degree, so we’re happy we can help plan and develop your career track in this field! …read more Source: FAU Facebook feed...
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This is a test of the FAU Alert system. If this were an actual emergency, you wo...

By Florida Atlantic University This is a test of the FAU Alert system. If this were an actual emergency, you would be provided with situation details and instructed to visit www.fau.edu for further information. No further action is necessary at this time. Thank you for your cooperation during this test. …read more Source: FAU Facebook feed...
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It's 61 days until graduation at #FAU and we couldn't be more excited for our gr...

By Florida Atlantic University It’s 61 days until graduation at #FAU and we couldn’t be more excited for our graduating Owls, though we’ll miss you all! Does anyone know the significance of “61” for Florida Atlantic? (P.S. Visit the Alumni Center between 2-4 p.m. for a chance to win a FREE cap & gown courtesy of SAA!) …read more Source: FAU Facebook feed...
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Nova Southeastern University Will Ramp Up Research with its First Supercomputer

By ak927 FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– February 26, 2014 – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences has received a multimillion dollar IBM (NYSE: IBM) Supercomputer that will place NSU’s research at the forefront of computational biology, data mining, graphic visualization and software engineering. “The addition of the supercomputer allows NSU to join an elite group of universities with this type of research computing power,” said NSU President George L. Hanbury, Ph.D. The supercomputer was donated by Centaurus Energy of Houston, Texas. Classified as an institution with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU has more than 200 research projects currently underway and the acquisition of the supercomputer will play an important role in extending NSU’s research capabilities. The supercomputer will allow university researchers to create more accurate models of complex processes, and simulate problems that currently cannot be addressed with the university’s existing systems. “This IBM Supercomputer will allow researchers to analyze increasing amounts of data generated by experiments in weeks or months, rather than the years required by conventional computers,” said Eric S. Ackerman, Ph.D. Dean of NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences. “It will also allow NSU to develop a new wave …read more Source: NSU News...
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NSU Trivial Pursuit

By mkiffin Do you know the official call letters of the NSU radio station, commonly referred to as Radio X? The call letters of Radio X are WNSU. WNSU was formed in August 1990 and under an agreement with the Broward County School Board, WNSU broadcasts on 88.5 FM after 7:00 pm. …read more Source: NSU News...
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NSU’s Huizenga School of Business Announces 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees

By mkiffin 2014 Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Inductees James Donnelly, Manuel Medina, and Guy Harvey. NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship has announced the names of three South Florida business leaders, who will be inducted into its Entrepreneur Hall of Fame on Wednesday, April 30. Joining the distinguished ranks of Hall of Fame members are Manuel D. Medina, founding and managing partner, Medina Capital; James Donnelly, founder and chief executive officer, Castle Group; and Guy Harvey, Ph.D., artist, scientist, cinematographer, Guy Harvey, Inc., and the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation. The Entrepreneur Hall of Fame was established in 1990 and represents the Huizenga Business School’s highest honor. This premier business event honors an esteemed class of inductees who have 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. ABOUT THE 2014 ENTREPRENEUR HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES Manuel D. Medina is the founding and managing partner of Medina Capital, a high-growth private equity firm focused on the IT infrastructure and cybersecurity markets. Prior to the formation of Medina Capital and the Technology Foundation …read more Source: NSU News...
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