News Briefs, Oct. 3, 2017

NSU’s Lifelong Learning Institute partners with World and Center Eye for poetry slam

The Lifelong Learning Institute will partner with the World and Eye Center to present the Fort Lauderdale Story Slam. The event, which will be hosted by the duo on Oct. 6 and Nov. 18, encourages persons 15 years and older to share true-life stories in the form of a live storytelling contest. Visit or email for more information.

Halmos graduate students to host International Coastal Cleanup

On Oct. 7, graduate students of the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography will host part of the International Coastal Cleanup. The event will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park, previously known as John U. Lloyd Beach State Park. For additional information, contact Alanna Waldman at

Community Service Award deadline extended to Oct. 6

The nomination deadline for the President’s Awards for Excellence in Community Service has been extended to Oct. 6. The awards highlight faculty, staff or administrators who exemplify NSU’s core values regarding a sense of community. Winners of the award will receive a $500 honorarium, a year-long membership to the Faculty Club, as well as a commemorative plaque. For additional information, email Barbara Packer-Muti at or Nick Pascucci at

PanSGA accepts applications for general allocations

As of Sept. 26, PanSGA will be accepting applications which allow undergraduate and graduate registered student organizations to request funding for upcoming campus-wide events. Applications must be approved by the organization’s SGA President prior to being heard on Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. The application form can be found on PanSGA’s OrgSync page at For more information, email Hannah Marks at

NSU graduate colleges to hold open house

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, College of Psychology and Mailman Segal Center for Human Development will host a graduate open house on Oct. 20 at 6 p.m. Students may register online at or email for more information.

Alvin Sherman Library to host foundations and grants workshops

On Oct. 10, the Alvin Sherman Library will host a workshop about foundations and grant resources for non-profit organizations. Participants of the workshop will learn how to use grant-seeking tools, modify searches based on areas of need and conduct efficient grant research. Interested persons can register at

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