News Briefs

NSU names arena after Rick Case

On Jan. 19, NSU officially named the arena, located in the Don Taft University Center, after community leader and automobile dealer, Rick Case, because of his and his wife’s gift and ongoing support. Rita and Rick Case gifted NSU with a scholarship endowment as part of the university’s first comprehensive fundraising campaign, Realizing Potential, according to an NSU press release. The campaign’s goal is to raise $250 million for students, faculty and 21st century education.

 Community Fest

Community Fest will be held on Feb. 11 from 12-4 p.m. at the NSU Gold Circle Lake. All students, faculty, staff and their families are invited. Some festivities will include inflatables, a petting zoo, face painting, balloon artist and caricaturists. For more information, please visit,

“Once Upon a Mattress”

“Once Upon a Mattress” is the musical comedy adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairytale “The Princess and the Pea” with music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller and Marshall Barer. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 24, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Feb. 25 and 2 p.m. on Feb. 26 in the Performance Theatre, which is in the Performing and Visual Arts wing of the Don Taft University Center.

Student Organization Block Painting

On Feb. 4, organizations will have the opportunity to paint the sidewalk blocks in between the University Center and the Parker Building, in front of the Library. The event will be taking place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, contact the SOURCE office at 954-262-7548 or

Applications open for SEA Board

Student Events and Activities (SEA) Board is currently accepting applications to become part of their team for the 2017-2018 school year. SEA Board plans and executes events on campus, such as Sharkapalooza, SEA Thursdays, Wreck-a-car and more, according to their flier. Applications are open until Jan. 31 and are available at

Resident Assistant applications are open

The Office of Residential Life and Housing is accepting applications for future Resident Assistants for the 2017-2018 school year. Applications are due by Feb. 3 and can be found at For more information about Resident Assistant employment opportunities, please contact Daren Capirchio, Associate Director of Residential Life, at 954-262-7087.

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