News Briefs, Sept. 18, 2018

NSU moves up seven spots in 2019 best college list

NSU has moved up seven spots in U.S. News & World Report’s top 200 best college list. NSU’s rank is now at 191. President Hanbury stated “being recognized as a preeminent teaching and research university is further proof that NSU provides a competitive edge to our students, that their time here will help them become leaders who excel in their chosen field and serve with integrity.” The U.S. News & World Report bases their ranks on graduation and retention rates, assessment of excellence and student selectivity.

Davie Police presence to increase on campus

The Davie Police Department will be adding one officer to be stationed at the University School. With the new addition, seven Davie Police Officers are stationed at NSU. A new office space also will be available, located at the Campus Support Building.

Winter 2019 study abroad applications due

The deadline to submit Winter/Spring 2019 study abroad applications is Oct. 1. Students can go to the Office of International Affairs to discuss study abroad options with an advisor. Applications can be found at www.nova.edu/sharksabroad.

NSU’s Sexual Misconduct training to be completed by Oct. 5.

All  NSU students must complete “Think About It: Adult Learner” by Friday, Oct. 5. The hour long program is designed to strengthen knowledge of student resources, sexual misconduct and strategies for bystander intervention. Students can access the training through an email that was sent out to the school, titled “NSU Online Sexual Misconduct Prevention Training.” If students are having trouble accessing the training, call the Campus Clarity Online Support Center at 1-844-348-1616.

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