Education

NSU Athletics Assists Jason Taylor Foundation’s Cool Gear for the School Year

By wlchrist The Nova Southeastern Athletic Department assisted the Jason Taylor Foundation in their 10th annual Cool Gear for the School Year event Sunday, sending 60 young students on a shopping spree at Old Navy. The Jason Taylor Foundation gave each student $300 to spend on clothes for the upcoming school year. The foundation also brought in several celebrities to help shop, including former and current Miami Dolphin players, Dolphins and Miami Heat cheerleaders and other local celebrities. Women’s soccer’s Samantha Gestido (Jr., Hialeah, Fla.) Cydney Niedermeyer (So., Fort Myers, Fla.) and baseball’s Alvin Swoope (So., Port St. Lucie, Fla.) and Ryan Woodrey (Sr., Lighthouse Point, Fla.) also served as celebrity shoppers. Each of the Sharks were assigned to one individual shopper to help them pick out $300 worth of clothes, shoes and school uniforms. Everyone in attendance was treated to a party hosted by Jason Taylor after the shopping spree. “It was an awesome experience to be a part of,” said Gestido. “The event ran smoothly and I was happy to be there. It was a great opportunity to give back to the community and show them who we are.” Since launching the program in 2005, the …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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Education

Men’s Golf Voted Third in Preseason GCAA Poll

By wlchrist NSU Men’s Golf Team Voted Third in Preseason GCAA Poll. The Nova Southeastern University men’s golf team, returning six players from its national runner-up finish of a year ago, has been voted third in the Division II GCAA Coaches Preseason Poll. Complete Release …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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Religion

Quote of the Day: Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore

By Ron Ribiat “The ‘closed on Sundays’ sign on his stores is a countercultural statement that man does not live by bread alone, and there is more to life than a bottom line.” – Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore on Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy, who died Monday. The post Quote of the Day: Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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Religion

Religion & Ethics Newsweekly VIDEO: Richard Cizik talks of losing his son to heroin

By Sally Morrow (RNS) Richard Cizik, a prominent evangelical, lost his son, Richard Jr., to an overdose last year. Now he is pushing faith communities to get more involved by first acknowledging that heroin abuse is happening in their own churches. The post Religion & Ethics Newsweekly VIDEO: Richard Cizik talks of losing his son to heroin appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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Religion

New ‘Nuns on the Bus’ tour to tackle political ‘dark money’

By David Gibson (RNS) It’s the Catholic sisters versus the Koch brothers. That’s one way to look at the upcoming tour of the “Nuns of the Bus” crew, which hits the road next week for the third time in three years, a monthlong trip though 10 key Senate battleground states to campaign against the influence of outside money on politics. The post New ‘Nuns on the Bus’ tour to tackle political ‘dark money’ appeared first on Religion News Service. …read more Source: Religion news Service     ...
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Education

NSU Battles For Win Against New Haven

By wlchrist Nova Southeastern University Volleyball Team The Nova Southeastern University volleyball team (1-2) won its first match of the season and split a doubleheader Saturday, Sept. 6 defeating New Haven, 3-2, after falling in a close five-set match to Lewis. Complete Release …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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Education

Men’s Soccer Powers Through North Georgia, 2-0

By wlchrist Nova Southeastern University Men’s Soccer Team play North Georgia Nighthawks. The Nova Southeastern University men’s soccer team (1-0-1) earned the first victory of the 2014 season over the North Georgia Nighthawks (0-2-0), 2-0, on the road Sunday. Complete Release …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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Education

View Documentaries on Destination America TV: Includes Informercials on GHRI & GHOF

By mkiffin Catch on the latest work of the Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) during a two minute “informercial” which will be featured during the broadcast of “Giants of the Gulf” on Destination America TV, Saturday, Sept. 13 at 9:00 am (EST). The GHRI and GHOF will also be featured during the documentary, “Sharks of North America” which will be broadcast on DA TV at 9:00 am on Sept. 20 and 27. Included in the informercial is a 30 second spot that promotes NSU and features footage of Guy Harvey’s 200′ mural in the Don Taft University Center. Don’t forget to tune in. …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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Local News

Two expected to survive violent wreck in Coral Springs

By By Linda Trischitta , Sun Sentinel The driver and passenger an Infiniti sedan that crashed into a tree before dawn in Coral Springs Monday are expected to survive, even though the passenger was pinned in the wreck that had to be cut away from him, police said. …read more Source: Sun-Sentinel     ...
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Education

SHSS Welcomes New Faculty Member

By wlchrist Pei-Fen Li, Ph.D. Honggang Yang, Ph.D., dean of NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), is proud to announce the appointment of Pei-Fen Li, Ph.D., to the faculty at SHSS. Li is assistant professor in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT). Li received her Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Georgia and an M.S. in Couple and Family Therapy from the University of Oregon, both COAMFTE-Accredited programs. Prior to coming to NSU, Li was an assistant professor of family therapy at the University of Saint Joseph. Her research interests include enhancing individual and relational well-being in different social/cultural contexts, informed by general systems, stress process, and life course theoretical perspectives. Her publications include an article entitled, “Marital Management: Satisfaction and Stressful Events in Taiwanese Couples,” in Family Relations: Interdisciplinary Journal of Applied Family Studies. …read more Source: NSU News     ...
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