News Briefs, Nov. 14, 2017

Graduate Business Student Association to throw Business Ball

The GBSA will be hosting the 2017 Business Ball on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Las Olas Ballroom at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. The formal event will cater to interested NSU students, faculty and guests seeking to network. The theme for this year’s event is “A Night at Sea,” and attendees can look forward to hors d’oeuvres, a three-course dinner, giveaways and entertainment. The cost is $15 to attend, and sign up closes on Nov. 15. For more details, or to purchase tickets, visit

NSU hosting 2017 Fort Lauderdale Kidney Walk

Join the Fort Lauderdale community on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 9 a.m. in front of the Alvin Sherman Library to support the National Kidney Foundation. NSU is hosting the 2017 Kidney Walk to raise awareness and money about kidney disease and to educate the community about its impacts on individuals and their family.  Check out for more information and to sign up.

PVA putting on “A Dog’s House”

“A Dog’s House” is a dark comedy being put on by NSU’s Department of Performing and Visual Arts. The story is about a couple who find themselves second-guessing their relationship after a strange and sudden incident involving their formerly friendly dog, Jock. Join the PVA on Friday, Nov. 17, and Saturday, the 18, at 7:30 p.m., as well as Sunday, the 19, at 2 p.m. Visit to buy tickets.

NSU hosting a Thanksgiving meal for students

On Thursday, Nov. 23, NSU is hosting a Thanksgiving meal for students staying on campus for the holiday. Commuters and residential students are encouraged to come to the Flight Deck Pub from 12:30-3 p.m. for fun, festivities, food and football.

The College of Psychology’s November Alumni Colloquium Presentation

NSU’s past Distinguished Alumni Award winner Michael L. Bourke will be presenting “Myths about Sexual Predation.” Bourke will be giving his presentation as a part of NSU’s Alumni Colloquium. Join the community on Nov. 15, at noon in the Maxwell Maltz Building. Lunch will be provided, but space is limited. Contact for more information.

Alvin Sherman Library to host Irish Film Festival

NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library and the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences are sponsoring an Irish Film Festival from Nov. 13 until Nov. 19, showcasing the films “Bobby Sands: 66 Days,” “Congo: An Irish Affair” and “Writing Home.” The event was created by associate professor in the Department of History and Political Science David Kilroy in collaboration with the Irish Film Institute in Dublin. This is the tenth year that this free, public event will be held. Contact Kilroy at for more information. 

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