Show off your talent
Applications are open until March 25 to participate in the annual NSU’s Got Talent, which will be held on April 6 at 8 p.m. at the Shark Fountain. The talent show, set up like NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” is an opportunity for individuals and student organizations to show off their talents, ranging from singing to demonstrating sign language. The first-place winner will receive $500, the second-place winner will receive $300, and the third-place winner will receive $200. To sign up, visit the Office of Student Activities. For more information, call 954-262-7288.
Take a survey for a chance to win
The NSU Libraries are conducting a survey to learn students’ opinions on the resources available until Feb. 25. Participants will get a chance to win one of three $100 Barnes & Noble gift cards. Students must be 18 years or older to win a prize. To fill out the survey, visit nova.edu/librarysurvey. For more information, contact the Alvin Sherman Library reference desk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shark Dining to host theme night
Shark Dining will host “A Night at the Oscars” on Feb. 25 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Don Taft University Center food court. Staff will serve authentic dishes that some of Hollywood’s biggest stars consume. They will also host a movie trivia session for a chance to win dining dollars. For more information, contact Stefanie Furniss, director of operations, at 954-262-5330 or email@example.com.
Stay tuned with regional town hall meetings
President Hanbury will host student town hall meetings at regional campuses until mid-April. Meetings will be in Tampa at noon on Feb. 26 and 11 a.m. on Feb. 27, in Puerto Rico on March 9 and 10 at 6 p.m., in Jacksonville on April 1 at noon and 6 p.m., in Palm Beach on April 7 at noon and in Orlando on April 14 at 10 a.m. If you are unable to attend a meeting, but would like to submit a question, fill out the form at nova.edu/webforms/town-hall/question-student.html.
Volunteer to clean the waterways
The 39th annual Broward County Waterway Cleanup, where people clean waterways of debris, will be March 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at more than 30 sites around the county. Sites include, but are not limited to, Alsdorf Park, Dania Beach Pier, John U. Lloyd State Park and Lauderdale Isles. Registration is required. Trash Bash, a celebratory party for volunteers, will follow the event and will have food, drinks, raffle prizes and live music. For a full list of volunteer sites, for more information and to volunteer, visit waterwaycleanup.org.
Register for Scholarship Golf Classic
Registration is open for the 31st annual NSU Scholarship Golf Classic, which is set for April 8 at PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens. Proceeds from the event will go toward scholarships and academic support for NSU’s student-athletes. Sponsorship levels for participants includes Corporate, which is $5,000, Host, which is $10,000, Presenting, which is $15,000, and Mako, which is $25,000. Each sponsorship level offers foursomes, pre-tournament dinners, tournament day meals, signage offerings, shopping experiences at Nike and inclusion of corporate logo on print material and event website.
Go over the edge in Broward
Gilda’s Club South Florida, a non-profit cancer support organization, will host the fourth annual Over the Edge for Gilda’s rappelling event on March 12. This year’s event will be at Ft. Lauderdale Beach, where participants who have raised $1,000 or more for the organization can rappel down the side of the Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach, a local hotel. Though only qualifying participants can rappel, the event is open to the public. Ninety rappel spots are available, and all proceeds will go to support groups, lectures, workshops, children’s and teen programs and social events. To register, visit gildasclubsouthflorida.org. For more information, contact Kim Vassar at 954-763-6776 or firstname.lastname@example.org.