News Briefs

Free career workshop

The Office of Career Development will host a career panel featuring human resources professionals in the Don Taft University Center Don Taft Flight Deck on March 20, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. Experts in the field of hiring will advise participants on strategies for landing an ideal job or internship. For more information, call the Office of Career Development at 954-262-7201.


Catholic Church names new pope

On March 13, Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected pope. He is the first Jesuit and first Latin American to be elected head of the Roman Catholic Church. Bergoglio chose the name Pope Francis, after St. Francis of Assisi. He succeeds Pope Benedict XVI, who retired on Feb. 28.


Free coral reef lecture series

In an effort to raise public awareness of one of South Florida’s valuable coral reefs, the NSU Oceanographic Center is hosting a public lecture series about the science of reef species. The “Dive-In” series is held at the Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Ecosystems Research in Hollywood, Fla. The next lecture will be on March 20 at 6 p.m. with Katharine Tzadik, of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Coral Reef Conservation Program. Her lecture is entitled “Southeast Florida Coral Reefs: Acting Above to Protect What’s Below”. Reservations are not necessary, but seating is limited. For more information, email, or call 954-262-3678.


Campus-wide day of service

Registration is now open to join the Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement in a campus-wide day of service on April 20 in honor of Earth Day. Projects will be located on campus, as well as various areas in the South Florida community. Transportation will be provided to and from campus. Students may register for themselves or for an entire organization at SLCE’s Orgsync page, located at

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