News Briefs for February 24, 2015


Drive-Thru Book Drive

NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library is offering a drive-thru book drive every Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Clean out your shelves, call to schedule an appointment, meet at the library and the rest is taken care of. All gently-used books, CDs, DVDs and video games are welcome. No magazines or VHS tapes, please. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call Collection Development at 954-262-4542.

Trivia Night at the Flight Deck Pub

NSU’s Flight Deck Pub has introduced Trivia Night every other Thursday at 9 p.m., from February through May. The dates for Trivia Night this semester are Feb. 26, March 12 and 26, April 9 and 23 and May 14 and 28. For more information, contact Flight Deck at 954-262-5528 or

Calling All Volunteers for SEUSSFEST

The Alvin Sherman Library will hold its Third Annual SEUSSFEST on March 1st from 1 to 4 p.m. The library is looking for NSU student volunteers to help at the event, where children and families from throughout Broward County are invited each year to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday and encourage early literacy. Tasks include setup and decorating, distribution of gift bags and other materials and assisting in the book giveaway tent or anywhere else help is needed. If you’re interested in volunteering, please stop by the Public Library Services Reference Desk on the library’s first floor or call 954-262-5477.

Tools for Success Workshop

The Office of Undergraduate Student Success will hold a workshop on Organizational/Time Management Skills on March 10 from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. in the Knight Auditorium of the Carl DeSantis Building. The workshop provides various resources to assist students with efficient and effective time management. Students will develop an awareness of time management tools and techniques that are essential to success in all aspects of life. For the list of the winter 2015 Tools for Success workshops, visit, contact the Office of Undergraduate Student Success at or call 954-262-8386.

Scholarship Deadlines Approaching

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences offers many scholarships to qualifying students. A number of these are still open to apply, with some deadlines closing as early as March 15. Qualifications and restrictions vary based on each scholarship. To learn more and to apply, visit NSU’s scholarships and grants webpage at For more information about scholarships, contact Students Services in the Office of the Dean at 954-262-8053.