This week’s installment of the Current series, which exposes students to various aspects of student life, includes an interview with NSU President George L. Hanbury II. Hanbury was a city manager in three cities and served as NSU’s Chief Operating Officer for 13 years. He became president and chief executive officer of NSU in 2010.
t’s great to have a three-day weekend in January, but let’s never forget why we have it. Let’s never forget to honor the man who was born on January 15, 1929 and dedicated his life to ending social injustice and making us all better people.
Carisa Lippmann, medical school student at NSU, has lost family members to cancer. She said she is thankful for the event.
“I am excited to help in any way I can to alleviate suffering and work towards cures for different cancers. This is why I have—and will continue to—participate in NSU’s Relay for Life,” she said.
I can’t tell you how many friends I’ve lost since it began. How many times I’ve caught myself humming ‘Don’t Stop Believing’ before transitioning into ‘Push It’ (push it real good). How FOX has become the “danger zone” on the guide. How my family can’t even bear to look at me on Tuesdays.
Dougan said that swimming competitively is much tougher than most people realize.
“This campus is made of 30-40 percent international students, so we want the whole week to be for them, so they feel recognized and at home. It’s an annual tradition we’re trying to carry out and make it bigger and bigger,” she said.
“I thought it was great how he came in with some of his jokes. You know, it is very important, I believe, for a public speaker to get the audience to pay attention to what the speaker has to say.”