News Briefs

 2012 Convocation Ceremony on Sept. 4

The 2012 Convocation Ceremony will take place on Sept. 4 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in the arena at the Don Taft University Center. At the Convocation, the undergraduate student body, and faculty members join together in anticipation of a new school year filled with academic achievements and learning excellence. A reception will be held in the Arena’s North Court immediately following the ceremony. For more information contact the office of the Dean in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences at (954) 262-8236.

 

Huizenga Business School Partners with Miami Dade College

Starting Sept.1, 2012, the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship will increase the opportunity for Miami Dade College students to continue their education at NSU. The program, that was introduced in July, allows MDC graduates with a Bachelors of Applied Sciences in Supervision and Management to enroll in an NSU Master’s program with a 25% credit hour discount. Currently MDC has about 2,000 students enrolled in the program. For more information www.nova.edu/business.

 

NSU Raises Over $142,000 for the United Way

This past school year NSU held its annual United Way Campaign to benefit programs and families in Broward County. With the collective efforts of many colleges, schools, and centers, the university raised over $142,000 for this cause. This collaboration between NSU and the United Way successfully helps to aid one in six people in need throughout Broward County.

 

Free Employee Workshop on August 29

On Wednesday August 29, a Free Employee Workshop will be held in the University Park Plaza North Building in room 108 from 8:30a.m. to 12:30p.m. This Employee Workshop is aimed at giving participants the opportunity to learn how to use Project Management tools and techniques to help prioritize and manage projects within a budget. Every participant will learn hands on management techniques and how to develop a process to prioritize your projects and responsibilities.

 

Glam-A-Thon Teams Up to Help Breast Cancer Patients

Glam-A-Thon, a nonprofit group, has collaborated with the Broward Health Foundation to help local breast cancer patients with financial needs. Last year both groups raised $100,000 to help patients pay for mammograms, breast biopsies, ultrasounds, and transportation to and from treatment. In addition to financial help, the groups also want to provide emotional support. This year, they hope to double that amount raised the previous year. For more information on upcoming fundraising events, visit www.glam-a-thon.com or www.browardhealthfoundation.org.

 

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