News Briefs

Four-star restaurant owner and chef to speak about quality food and service

On March 15 from 6-8 p.m. in the Carl DeSantis Building, room 3000, the Distinguished Lecture Series will continue with a presentation by Angelo Elia, hosted by the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship. Elia, a four-star restaurant owner and chef, will speak about putting the customer first and delivering top-notch food and service. To RSVP, email For more information, go to or call 954-262-5035.

NSU opens up for Spring Open House

On March 25, NSU will host its Spring Open House in the Don Taft University Center and Rick Case Arena to showcase its different degree programs. At the event, participants will be able to speak with faculty, students, financial aid advisers and admissions counselors, as well as take guided tours of NSU. Volunteers are needed for the event. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Christie Williams at

Wellness bash celebrates National Nutrition Month

RecWell, FitWell and SGA have teamed up to host a Wellness Bash for National Nutrition Month on March 15 in the Don Taft University Center Spine. The event is free for students and will feature giveaways, healthy snacks and recipe books. For more information, email or call 954-262-7301.

NSU’s Got Talent applications close March 24

Applications for NSU’s Got Talent, which will take place on April 4 at 8 p.m. at the Shark Fountain, are due by March 24. All NSU students are eligible to enter, although non-NSU students can participate as part of a student’s act. The first-place winner of the competition will be awarded $500, the second-place winner will be awarded $300 and the third-place winner will be awarded $200. To sign up, go to For more information, contact Daesha Roberts at or 954-262-7288.

Network with business professionals at career development event

The Office of Career Development, along with several other organizations, will host a Shark Advantage Networking Event on March 23 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Huizenga Sales Institute, which is housed inside the Carl DeSantis building. At the event, students will be able to speak with alumni and executives from various companies to build their professional networks. Registration for the event closes on March 15. To RSVP, go to For more information, email or

Sharks on the court

Sharks on the Scene will be selling tickets for NSU students only to the Knicks vs. Heat game at the American Airlines Arena on March 31. Tickets will go on sale at noon on March 15 for $37. To purchase tickets, students must present their SharkCard at the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement in the Don Taft University Center. Ticket sales are limited to one per student and tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. Transportation to the game will be provided at 6:30 p.m. on March 31. For more information, contact 954-262-7494 or

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