News Briefs, Jan. 8, 2019

Kapila Family Foundation Feeding Disorder Clinic receives grant
The Kapila Family Foundation Feeding Disorder Clinic in the Mailman Segal Center at Nova Southeastern University received a $669,282 grant for the Florida department of Education to provide and fund feeding service until June. According to Roni Cohen Leiderman, the dean of the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development, “we are honored and grateful to be the recipient of this funding for the Kapila Family Foundation Feeding Disorders Clinic. By offering these clinical services at no cost to children who reside in the State of Florida, many more children will receive our evidence-based treatment that has a remarkably high success rate”.

Nominations for the STUEY’s close Jan. 11
Nominations for the Student Life Achievement Awards (the “STUEY”)- the annual event recognizing academic excellence, integrity, innovation, scholarship, research diversity and community- will be accepted until Jan. 11. The 21 annual “STUEY’s” will take place on April 16, 2019 in the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center. Any current Nova staff, student or faculty member may be nominated. Nomination forms can be submitted on OrgSync. Nominations can be sent in for any of the following categories: Student of the Year, Executive of the Year, Administrator of the Year, Staff Person of the Year, Student Government of the Year, Graduate Organization of the Year, Undergraduate Organization of the Year, Athletic Team of the Year, Corporate Partner of the Year, Professor of the Year, Co-curricular Advisor of the Year, Alumnus of the Year and Regional campuses Student of the Year.

Crossroads of the Transatlantic Humanities Student Conference
NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities a Social Sciences is looking for abstract submissions for the Humanities Student Conference that is being held on March 23. This year’s theme is “Crossroads of the Transatlantic”. Perspectives and topics for the submissions include history, politics, communication, conflict resolution, international relations, philosophy and literature. The deadline for submissions is Jan. 18.


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