Nova Southeastern University
Nova Southeastern University (NSU or, informally, "Nova") is a private university with its main campus in Davie, Florida. The university consists of 18 colleges and schools offering over 150 programs of study. The university offers professional degrees in the social sciences, law, business, osteopathic medicine, allopathic medicine, allied health, pharmacy, dentistry, optometry, physical therapy, education, occupational therapy, and nursing. Nova Southeastern enrolled 20,793 students in the 2017-2018 academic year, and has produced 185,000 alumni.
|Nova University of Advanced Technology (1964-74)|
Nova University (1974-94)
|Motto||Engage, Inspire, Achieve|
|Endowment||US $117.8 million.|
|Chancellor||Ray F. Ferrero Jr.|
|President||George L. Hanbury II|
|Provost||Ralph V. Rogers|
480 acres (190 ha)
|Colors||Blue & Gray|
|Athletics||NCAA Division II – Sunshine State|
|Affiliations||LCME, AAMC, AACOM, AACP, AACSB, AAMFT, ABA, ADA, AOA, APA, APTA, ASHA, CEPH, ICUF, NAEYC, and SACS|
|Mascot||Razor the Shark|
The university was founded as the Nova University of Advanced Technology on a former Naval Outlying Landing Field built during World War II, and first offered graduate degrees in the physical and social sciences. In 1994, the university merged with the Southeastern University of the Health Sciences and assumed its current name.
NSU is classified as a high research and community engaged university by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and also has numerous additional specialized accreditation for its colleges and programs.
The university, originally named Nova University of Advanced Technology, was chartered by the state of Florida on December 4, 1964. With an inaugural class of 17 students, the university opened as a graduate school for the social and physical sciences.
The university was originally located on a campus in downtown Fort Lauderdale but later moved to its current campus in Davie, Florida. A portion of the site of this campus was once a naval training airfield during World War II, called the "Naval Outlying Landing Field Forman". The remnants of the taxiway surrounding the airfield are still present in the form of roads used on the campus. After World War II, the federal government made a commitment to the Forman family, from whom the land was purchased, that the land would only be used for educational purposes. This led the land to be used for the creation of the South Florida Education Center, which includes Nova Southeastern University, as well as Broward College, Florida Atlantic University, McFatter Technical College, and the University of Florida.
On June 23, 1970, the board of trustees voted to enter into a federation with the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). The president of NYIT, Alexander Schure, Ph.D., became chancellor of Nova University. Abraham S. Fischler became the second president of the university. The university charter was amended and "of Advanced Technology" was dropped from its corporate name. In 1971, Nova University received accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
In 1972, the university introduced its first off-campus course of study in education. In 1974, NSU opened a law school, with an inaugural class of 175 students. The same year, the university began offering evening courses on campus for undergraduates, and changed its name to Nova University. The following year, in 1975, the law school received approval from the American Bar Association.
In the early 1980s, the university received a $16 million gift from the Leo Goodwin Sr. Trust. In 1985, NSU ended its collaboration with New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), and began offering its first online classes. In 1989, enrollment reached 8,000 students, with nearly 25,000 alumni. Revenue approached $70 million.
In 1994, Nova University merged with Southeastern University of the Health Sciences to form Nova Southeastern University (NSU), adding the Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy, Optometry and Allied Health to the university.
The William and Norma Horvitz Administration Building, a two-story 62,000-square-foot (5,800 m2) neoclassical structure, was built at a cost of $3 million, which now houses the office of the president and numerous other administration departments.
In 2001, the Alvin Sherman Library for Research and Information Technology Center was completed and is the largest public library facility in the state of Florida.
In 2004, the Carl DeSantis Building opened, which houses the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship and the Nova Southeastern University College of Engineering and Computing. The building is a 261,000-square-foot (24,200 m2), five-story facility, and cost about $33 million.
In 2006, the 344,600-square-foot (32,010 m2) University Center opened, which includes a 5,400 seat area, a fitness center, a performance theater, art gallery, a food court, and a student lounge.
Five residence halls on the main campus serve undergraduate, graduate, health professions, and law students, with a capacity for housing 720 students in approximately 207,000 square feet (19,200 m2) of living space. In 2007, a 525-bed residence hall opened, called "The Commons".
In 2008, NSU, in partnership with the National Coral Reef Institute and the International Coral Reef Symposium, held the largest coral reef symposium in the world, which included representation from 75 different countries in attendance.
In April 2015, NSU announced a significant restructuring of its schools and colleges, adopting an all college framework, to take effect the following July. The revised structure included program realignment and two new colleges; Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine and Farquhar Honors College.
In January 2018, the university opened the NSU Write from the Start Writing and Communication Center, located in the Alvin Sherman Library, 430, on the main campus in Davie, FL.  The center offers writing and communication assistance to all NSU students as part of the university's Quality Enhancement Plan, which is part of reaccreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
|Warren J. Winstead||1964–1969|
|Abraham S. Fischler||1970–1991|
|Ovid C. Lewis||1994–1997|
|Ray F. Ferrero Jr.||1998–2009|
|George L. Hanbury II||2010–present|
Nova Southeastern University has a main campus located in Davie, Florida, with several branch campuses throughout the state, and one in Puerto Rico.
Fort Lauderdale/Davie CampusEdit
The main campus consists of 314 acres and is located in Davie, Florida. The main campus includes administrative offices, classroom facilities, library facilities (including the Alvin Sherman Library), health clinics, mental health clinics, Don Taft University Center, residence halls, cafeterias, computer labs, the bookstore, athletic facilities, and parking facilities.
The Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center is the largest library building in the state of Florida. The library was opened to the public in December 2001, and offers workshops on a variety of topics each semester online and at NSU Campuses.
The campus will be home to the new College of Allopathic Medicine, which will be NSU's new M.D. degree granting program. The new college is expected to welcome its inaugural class in the fall of 2017, and will make Nova Southeastern the first institution in the Southeast to grant both MD and DO medical degrees. This will become South Florida's fourth traditional (allopathic) medical school.
Recently completed and upcoming constructionEdit
A 500-600 unit undergraduate residence will begin construction in April, 2018. As well, a 1300 car parkade will be constructed.
NSU University SchoolEdit
The main campus hosts the NSU University School. The University School is a fully accredited, independent, college preparatory school that serves grades Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12, and is located on the Davie Campus. This school, often referred to as just the "University School", is broken up into three academic areas: the lower; middle; and upper schools. These represent, respectively, elementary, middle and high school divisions within the school.
Dania Beach CampusEdit
The Dania Beach Campus is located on 10 acres in the Von D. Mizell and Eula Johnson State Park and houses the Oceanographic Center. The Dania Beach campus includes the Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Ecosystems Research. Completed in 2012 at a cost of $50 million USD, the Center is the largest research facility dedicated to studying coral reefs in the United States.
North Miami Beach CampusEdit
The North Miami Beach Campus, also known as the Southern Campus, is located on 18 acres (7.3 ha) and serves as the main location for the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education. The Special Needs Dentistry Clinic moved to the North Miami Beach campus in 2013.
Student Education CentersEdit
Nova Southeastern operates Student Education Centers and satellite campuses in Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Kendall, FL, Miramar, FL, Orlando, Palm Beach Gardens, Tampa, and Puerto Rico. These centers provide computer labs, videoconferencing equipment, and other resources for distance students, who are not located near the main campus. The satellite campuses and student education centers comprise a total of 150 acres. All services provided on the main campuses are also available at all NSU Student Educational Centers.
Through its 16 colleges (as realigned in July 2015), the university awards associate, bachelor's, master's, specialist, doctoral, and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields. A total of 56 undergraduate majors are offered.
The university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and also has numerous additional specialized accreditations for its colleges and programs. The Center for Psychological Studies is accredited by the American Psychological Association and the Florida Department of Education. The NSU University School is accredited by the Florida Kindergarten Council, the Florida Council of Independent Schools, and AdvancED. The College of Allopathic Medicine received Preliminary Accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) on October 10, 2017 to become the eighth M.D.-degree medical school in Florida.
NSU Health Professions Division CollegesEdit
Perhaps as a historical reflection of the merger of Nova University with the Southeastern University of the Health Sciences, NSU maintains a Health Professions Division, currently composed of eight colleges, including two accredited medical schools.
The Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine was the first osteopathic medical school to be established in the southeastern United States. It offers the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree. The College operates the Center for Bioterrorism and All-Hazards Preparedness (CBAP), which is one of six training centers in the US funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration.
The Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine is Florida's newest medical school. It offers the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree. Its charter class, composed of 53 students, began program studies in July 30, 2018.
The NSU College of Dental Medicine trains dentists, including additional training for specialties such as endodontics, periodontics, orthodontics, and pediatric dentistry, along with a research-based master's degree for qualified dentists.
The NSU College of Optometry offers two degree programs, a Doctor of Optometry and a Masters of Science in Clinical Vision Research, and operates an optometry residency. Optometry students receive training in community, pediatric, primary, environmental and rehabilitative optometry, optics, and health sciences.
The NSU College of Medical Sciences offers a two-year program of study leading to a master's degree in Biomedical Sciences. Each student's program is individually tailored, and includes basic science courses similar to those taken in professional programs. This College also provides basic courses to students in other Health Sciences Division colleges.
The Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing offers bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees in nursing (Doctor of Nurse Practice, or DNP, and PhD degrees).
The Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences provides training in a range of medical fields, such as occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, cardiovascular sonography, physician assistant and speech-language pathology at the bachelors, masters and doctoral level.
The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship is housed in the Carl DeSantis building on the main campus, and offers undergraduate degrees, a masters program, and business certificate programs. The school is accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education.
The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is located on the main campus in the Maltz building.
The College of Psychology was established in 1967, and trains current and future psychologists and counseling professionals, conferring the Psy.D. and Ph.D. degrees. It is located in the Maltz building on the main campus.
The Abraham S. Fischler College of Education provides training for teachers, including various specialties such as special education and technology integration, at the associate, bachelors, masters (M.S. and M.A.), specialists (Ed.S.) and doctoral (Ed.D. and Ph.D.) levels. The College is named after Dr. Abraham S. Fischler, who served for over two decades as the second president of Nova University (prior to merging with Southeastern University).
The Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography is located on two campuses, one at the entrance to Port Everglades and the other on NSU's main campus.
In addition to the 16 colleges, NSU has various other centers and institutes. NSU offers programs for families on parenting, preschool, primary education, and secondary education, which are provided through the Mailman Segal Institute for Early Childhood Studies and the NSU University School.
The Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine is located on both the main campus in Ft. Lauderdale and on the Kendall campus. This center actively seeks to advance the science of treatment for individuals with neuro-inflammatory diseases via integration of education, research, and patient care.
|U.S. News & World Report||191|
|Nova Southeastern University Facts|
|Fall 2015 Applicants||3,780|
|Fall 2015 Accepted||58%|
|Middle 50% SAT||1350–1640|
|Middle 50% ACT||20–25|
|Faculty with Terminal Degrees||84%|
In 2000, and again in 2014, Nova Southeastern University was ranked 3rd for highest total debt burden amongst its students. In 2014, students at NSU carried the #1 highest debt load compared to all other students at non-profit universities.
In 2015, NSU was ranked 9th for diversity by U.S. News & World Report.
In 2014 and 2015, NSU awarded more professional doctoral degrees to minorities than any other university in the nation.
|Two or more||2%|
In Fall 2014, 24,148 students were attending Nova Southeastern University, including undergraduates, graduate students, and professional programs. About 70% of undergraduate students are female, and 30% are male. The average student age is 26 years, and 16% are from out-of-state, while the remaining 84% of students are from Florida. About 33% of students are Hispanic/Latino, 32% are White/non-Hispanic, 18% are black/African American, 8% are Asian/Pacific Islander, 2% identify as two or more races/ethnicities, and 3% of students are of unknown ethnicity.
The Davie Campus accounted for 92% of the student population and 100% of housing students. The North Miami Beach Campus accounted for about 5% of the student population. About 20% of students at NSU live in university owned or operated housing.
There are over 100 clubs and organizations on campus for students. There are a total of 19 student government associations that form PanSGA. Currently, the newly admitted College of Allopathic Medicine student body joined as the 20th SGA on campus. The Nova Southeastern's Undergraduate Student Government Association is the primary organization for the government of the undergraduate student body. The Office of Student Activities is responsible for a number of activities on campus, including homecoming, and regular extracurricular activities.
The school's student-run newspaper, The Current, is published weekly. There is also a school-sponsored radio station called WNSU RADIO X which broadcasts in the evenings and weekends on 88.5 FM WKPX, a station owned by Broward County Public Schools; Radio X airs from 6pm to midnight every night, and around the clock on Live365.com. Sharks United Television (SUTV)—is the newest student-run media outlet at NSU. Students can watch in the NSU Residence Halls on Channel 96 and online at any of NSU's campuses.
|NSU residence halls||Year built||Students|
|Cultural Living Center||1984||125|
|Leo Goodwin, Sr. Hall||1992||292|
|Rolling Hills Apartments||2008||373|
1,529 students or about 5% of the Nova student population lives in on-campus residence halls. The newest residence hall is the Rolling Hills Apartments, which opened in 2008. Rolling Hills Apartments is a renovated residence hall that was originally the "Best Western Rolling Hills Resort." This residence hall is for graduate and doctoral students. The oldest dorms, Farquhar, Founders, and Vettel, each house 55 students.
The NSU Sharks compete in Division II of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) as members of the Sunshine State Conference. Nova Southeastern University offers 17 intercollegiate athletic programs consisting of ten women's and seven men's teams. Women's sports include basketball, cross country, golf, rowing, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track, and volleyball. Men's sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, track and field, soccer, swimming, and diving.
Since joining the NCAA in 2002, the NSU Sharks have produced several NCAA All-Region selections and NCAA All-Americans, and have been nationally ranked in numerous sports. The NSU Sharks have won four straight championships in women's golf from 2009 to 2012. In 2016, for the first time in school history, the NSU baseball team won the Division II National Championship.
Many athletic events at NSU take place at University Center Arena. In 2005, students voted for a new school mascot, and the student body selected the Sharks. NSU's athletic teams had previously been known as the Knights.
Several projects have been established that allow students to voluntarily listen to speakers brought in from outside the campus.
The Farquhar Honors College hosts the Distinguished Speakers Series, which brings experts and notable persons from diverse fields to the campus. Past speakers have included Salman Rushdie, Prime Minister Ehud Barak, Film Maker Spike Lee, Maziar Bahari, Bob Woodward, Elie Wiesel, Paul Bremer, Dr. Jack Kevorkian, Desmond Tutu, and Tenzin Gyatso, The 14th Dalai Lama.
The Life 101 series brings leaders from business, entertainment, politics and athletics to Nova Southeastern University to share their life accomplishments and "life lessons" learned. Past speakers have included Dwayne Johnson, Wayne Huizenga, Vanessa L. Williams, Dan Abrams, Jason Taylor, Michael Phelps, James Earl Jones, Janet Reno, Alyssa Milano, and Ivanka Trump.
The Power Lunch series brings in local professionals and companies for a formal lunch and learn setting, which is supported by the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship. The series is for all students of the Huizenga College and is promoted to help learn about working in the corporate setting as well as a networking tool for the students. Past speakers and companies have included Geico, BankAtlantic, Miami Heat, Florida Panthers, Miami Dolphins, T. Boone Pickens, Wayne Huizenga, DHL, Samuel DiPiazza, Frederick Henderson, and other local South Florida companies.
NSU has produced over 185,000 alumni, who live in all 50 US States, and over 116 countries worldwide. Alumni work in various fields, including academia, government, research, and professional sports including J.D. Martinez of the Boston Red Sox.
NSU research is supported by 101 external agencies, including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Education, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, and Department of Defense.
External research funding increased 125 percent over the past decade, from $47.1 million in FY 2008 to $95.8 million in FY 2017.
There are 235 research projects currently under way. They address such critical areas as anti-cancer therapies; cardiovascular disease; chronic fatigue syndrome; autism; coral reef restoration; stem cells, and wildlife DNA forensics.
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