News Briefs for September 29, 2015

Free hands-only CPR

In honor of World Heart Day, NSU and the Florida Department of Health in Broward County will offer free CPR instruction lessons to NSU students, faculty, employees and the general public on Sept. 29 from 9 to 11 a.m. and from 3 to 4 p.m. in the University Park Plaza, Room 104. For more information or to sign up, call 954-213-0607 or email Walk-ins will be accepted if space permits.

Live2Lead tickets

NSU’s Pan Student Government Association will host the Live2Lead event in the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center on Oct. 9 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event will include a live leadership conference featuring John C. Maxwell, Patrick Lencioni, Valerie Burton and Kevin Turner. The event is free for NSU students, faculty and staff, but seats are limited. Tickets will be distributed for students on Sept. 28 and for staff on Oct. 5 in the Office of Student Activities. For more information, contact William Faulkner at

Purchase your tickets for Halloween Horror Nights

The Office of Student Events and Activities will offer Halloween Horror Nights tickets on Oct. 5 at 12 p.m. for $55. The trip will be on Oct. 18 and transportation will be provided. Students can purchase tickets at the Student Activities Office; Shark Cards are required. For more information, contact Natalie Moreau at

Fall dance workshop

Join the University School students and other local dancers in a dance workshop from Oct. 10 to 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the University School Epstein Center for the Arts. The workshop offers dancers an opportunity to take classes with world-renowned choreographers and dance instructors. Dance styles featured in the workshop include tap, ballet, contemporary, jazz, improve, dance, theatre and partnering. Tickets to all eight classes are $50 and can be purchased online at For additional information, contact Toranika Washington at

Honors students earn recognition

NSU faculty and administration joined President George Hanbury on Sept. 16 to celebrate NSU’s newest honors students at the fall 2015 Honors banquet. 10 students received the First Week in Honors Scholarship from Don Rosenblum, dean of Farquhar Honors College, for receiving two letters of recommendation from faculty members during the first week of school.

New laundry machine installation

The Office of Residential Life and Housing will install new washers and dryers in the residence halls. With the new installation, the laundry rooms will be closed on the following dates and times: Cultural Living Center fourth floor on Oct. 1 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Cultural Living Center second floor on Oct. 6 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Other residence halls’ washers and dryers were already installed earlier in the week.

Road closure on campus

Sections of Perimeter Road will be closed from Sept. 28 to Nov. 13 between the Commons parking gate and College Avenue, and from Nov. 13 to Jan. 6 between CLC and the Commons parking gates. During these times, students will still have access into the parking lots. Alternate routes are available. For more information, contact the Office of Residential Life and Housing at 954-262-7052 or at reslife@

Commuter Student Relay for Life team

The Office of Commuter and Transfer Student Affairs is looking for commuter students to form a team for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. If you are interested in joining the team, register at

Registration is now open for the 2015 Shark Shuffle

Registration is open for NSU’s Annual Shark Shuffle 5K run and walk, which will take place on Oct. 11. NSU students are eligible to win a $500 cash prize for finishing Registration is $12 for NSU students, staff and their families and $20 for community members. Runners of all experience levels are invited to participate. To register, visit

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