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Chancellor's overview presentation - Nova Southeastern University

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									―Academic excellence is our standard.
 ―Academic Excellence Is Our Standard.
  Academic Preeminence our goal.‖
Academic preeminence is Is Our Goal.‖
                            —Ray Ferrero, Jr., J.D.
                       ―Ray Ferrero, Jr., J.D.
                                          Chancellor
                                  President
         Welcome to
 Nova Southeastern University




    With more than 26,000 students,
       NSU ranks #6 in enrollment
among the nation’s 1,600 private, non-profit
        colleges and universities.
        Our Mission Sets Us Apart


   High-quality educational programs of distinction
  High-quality educational programs of distinction
   from preschool through professional and
      from preschool through professional and
   doctoral levels
      doctoral levels
   Preparation for lifelong learning and
  Preparation for lifelong learning and
   leadership roles
      leadership roles
   Academic programs offered at
  Academic programs offered     convenient times,
                                  at convenient times and
      places, innovative delivery systems and rich
   employingemploying innovative delivery systems and
   learning resources
      rich learning resources
   Emphasis on acquiring and applying knowledge in
  Emphasis on acquiring and applying knowledge       in
   clinical, community, and professional settings
      clinical, community, and professional settings
             A remarkable growth
             A Remarkable Growth


    In four decades, NSU has grown from 17 graduate
   In four decades, NSU has grown from 17 graduate
     students to more than 26,000 students
    students to more than 26,000 students.
    With more than 3,150 employees, the University is
   With more than 3,150 employees, the university is
     Broward County’s third largest private employer
    Broward County’s third largest private employer.
    Each year Nova Southeastern University awards more
   Each year, Nova Southeastern University awards more
     than 7,200 degrees
    than 7,200 degrees.
    NSU has more than 100,000 alumni, residing in every
   NSU has more than 100,000 alumni, residing in every
     state of the union, as well as 55 other countries
    state of the union, as well as 55 other countries.
Preparing Students for the Real World


   NSU collaborates with local and national organizations,
  NSU collaborates with local and national organizations,
     consortia, and agencies that add the academic
   consortia, and agencies that add toto the academic
   experience
     experience.
   Most of our professors have real world experience, allowing
  Most of our professors have real world experience, allowing
     them share both theory and practice with their students
   them toto share both theory and practice with their students.
   NSU has formed partnerships with leading business and
  NSU has formed partnerships with leading business and
   cultural organizations which help to provide hands on
     cultural organizations, which helps to provide hands-on
   experience and mentorship
     experiences and mentorships.
   More than 1,000 members of the community volunteer on
  More than 1,000 members of the community volunteer on
     advisory boards, as speakers, and other capacities at
   advisory boards, as speakers, and inin other capacities at
   NSU
     NSU.
   Our researchers pursue cutting-edge solutions that can be
  Our researchers pursue cutting-edge solutions that can be
     applied the real world
   applied inin the real world.
A Personalized Learning Environment


 At NSU, there are no teaching assistants used in our
   At NSU, there are no teaching only by experienced
 classrooms; classes are taught assistants used in our
   classrooms; classes are taught only by experienced
  faculty members.
   faculty members
 Professors are accessible to students and many are
   Professors are accessible to students and many are
 practicing professionals in their fields, teaching both
   practicing professionals in their fields, teaching both
  theory and practice.
   theory and practice
 85% of our faculty members hold doctoral or terminal
   85% hold their fields.
 degrees in doctoral or terminal degrees in their fields
16 Centers, Colleges, and Schools
Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences


              The small class sizes, averaging 22
               students, and an accessible faculty offer
               a unique learning environment.
              The Dual Admissions Program offers
               qualified students simultaneous
               admission into NSU graduate programs.
              The Honors Program offers access to a
               unique interdisciplinary intellectual
               community.
              More than 70% of pre-med and pre-law
               students were accepted into medical and
               law schools.
   Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences

                             Degrees Offered
                              Degrees Offered
      Undergraduate Programs
Undergraduate Programs                          Environmental
                                                       Environmental
           American Studies, B.A.               Science/Studies, B.S.
      American Studies, B.A.                             Science/Studies, B.S.
   
                                                        B.A.
       Applied Professional Studies, B.S. B.S. History, History, B.A.
         Applied Professional Studies,     
                                                    
          (8 concentrations)
       (8 concentrations)                    Humanities, B.A.

                                          and Sciences
      Farquhar College of Arts  Humanities, B.A.
         Athletic Training,
       Athletic Training, B.S.B.S.  International Studies, B.A.
      Biology (pre-med), B.S.B.S.
         Biology (pre-med),                             International Studies, B.A.
                                                Legal Studies (pre-law), B.S.
      Communications Studies, B.A. B.A.
         Communications Studies,
                                             
                                                         Legal Studies (pre-law), B.S.
                                                 Marine Biology, B.S.
        Computer Information
       Computer Information                  
                                                       Marine Biology,
                                                 Paralegal Studies, B.S. B.S.
       Systems, B.S.
          Systems, B.S.
                                                     Paralegal
                                                 Psychology, B.S. Studies, B.S.
      Computer Science, B.S.B.S.
         Computer Science,
                                                Theatre,Psychology, B.S.
                                                      B.A.
      Criminal Justice, B.S.B.S.
         Criminal Justice,
                                                     Theatre, B.A.
                                         Master’s Program
      English, B.A.
         English, B.A.
                                                Master’s
                                              Writing, M.A.   Program
                                                         Writing, M.A.
    H. Wayne Huizenga School
of Business and Entrepreneurship

           The professors have been and/or
            remain active in the business
            community.
           The school is home to the largest
            M.B.A. program in Florida.
           The school provides a state-of-the-
            art, wireless learning environment.
           The curriculum features access to
            distinguished lecture series and
            business mentors.
           The school offers collaborative
            programs with the Law Center and
            Health Professions Division.
                 H. Wayne Huizenga School
             of Business and Entrepreneurship

                                    Degrees Offered
Undergraduate Programs            Master’s Programs                         Doctoral Program
      Accounting, B.S.                  Accounting, M.Acc.                       Business
      Business Administration,          Business Administration, M.B.A.           Administration,
       B.S.                              Business Administration in                D.B.A.
                                          Entrepreneurship, M.B.A.
      Economics, B.S.
                                         Business Administration in
      Finance, B.S.                      Finance, M.B.A.
      Marketing, B.S.                   Business Administration in Real
                                          Estate Development, M.B.A.
      Management, B.S.                  Human Resource Management,
      Sport and Recreation               M.S./HRM
       Management, B.S.                  International Business
                                          Administration, M.I.B.A.
                                         Leadership, M.S.
                                         Public Administration, M.P.A.
                                         Taxation, M. Tax
                                         Business Administration in Real
                                          Estate Development, M.B.A
Oceanographic Center


      Ecologically oriented graduate education in
       the marine and coastal sciences focusing on
       the preservation of the ocean and coastal
       biological and physical resources
      Recognized as a leader in oceanographic
       research, with grants in excess of $20 million
      Home to the National Coral Reef Institute
      Served as local organizers and host to the
       11th International Coral Reef Symposium
       2008, a major international scientific
       conference providing the latest knowledge
       about coral reefs worldwide
      Home to the Guy Harvey Research Institute,
       which concentrates on the conservation of the
       world’s fisheries and marine biodiversity
          Oceanographic Center
          Oceanographic Center

                  Degrees Offered
                 Degrees Offered

Doctoral Programs
      Oceanography/Marine Biology, Ph.D.
Master’s Programs
      Coastal Zone Management, M.S.
      Marine Biology, M.S.
      Marine Environmental Science, M.S.
Shepard Broad Law Center


       Twice rated #1 ―Most Wired‖ law school
        and among the top three on the 2005
        Technology Honor Roll by The National
        Jurist
       Ranked by The Princeton Review as one of
        the top 7 ―Best Environments for Minority
        Students‖
       Dual law programs with universities in
        Barcelona, Spain and Venice, Italy
       More than 7,400 successful alumni
Shepard Broad Law Center

                Degrees Offered
               Degrees Offered
   Professional Programs
       Education Law, M.S.
    Professional Programs
      Employment Law, M.S.
        Juris Doctorate, J.D.
      Health Law, M.S.
        Education Law, M.S.
      Juris Doctorate
        Employment Law, M.S.

            Health Law, M.S.
College of Osteopathic Medicine

         Emphasis is on the inter-relationship of the
          body's nerves, muscles, bones, and organs
          for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment
          of illness, disease, and injury.
         Students receive extensive clinical
          experience in both NSU’s award-winning
          Health Care Centers and the community.
         Rotations in geriatrics and rural areas are
          unique requirements of the program.
         Students participate in humanitarian medical
          missions around the world.
         Florida’s only fully-accredited program in
          osteopathic medicine
         Florida’s only training Center for Bioterrorism
          and All-Hazards Preparedness (CBAP) and
          one of several geriatric education centers in
          Florida
 College of Osteopathic Medicine
 College of Osteopathic Medicine
                  Degrees Offered
                 Degrees Offered

Professional Programs
      Osteopathic Medicine, D.O.
      Biomedical Informatics, M.S.
      Public Health, M.P.H.
College of Pharmacy

    Consistently achieves more than 90%
     passage rate on North American Licensure
     Examination
    Nation’s most culturally diverse pharmacy
     program, ranked #1 for Hispanic students
    Among the nation’s best pharmacy
     education facilities, includes a full-service
     community pharmacy on site
    Clinical experience at teaching hospitals,
     community pharmacies, clinics, the Centers
     for Disease Control and Prevention, and the
     Food and Drug Administration
    Programs in West Palm Beach and Puerto
     Rico
    Largest of three existing international
     pharmacy programs in the U.S.
       College of Pharmacy

             Degree Offered
            Degree Offered
 Doctor of Pharmacy, Pharm.D.
  Doctor of Pharmacy, Pharm.D.
College of Optometry



      Only college of Optometry in Florida
      Students benefit from clinical
       experience in NSU’s Eye Care
       Institute, which sees more than
       50,000 patients annually
      Strong community-based programs
       including a well-attended clinic for
       macular degeneration and glaucoma
      Specialty services include pediatrics,
       low vision, and contact lenses
           College of Optometry
                   Degree Offered
                   Degree Offered
    Professional Programs
    Professional Program
       Optometry, O.D.
        Optometry, O.D.
College of Allied Health and Nursing

          Nursing’s last three graduating
           baccalaureate classes had an average
           passing score of 97.4, the second
           highest overall score among the 20
           Florida universities with nursing
           programs
          Among the nation’s leading Physician
           Assistant programs; programs located in
           Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Naples/Fort
           Myers, and Jacksonville
          Occupational therapy at the master’s and
           doctoral levels; physical therapy at the
           doctoral level
          Doctoral program offered in audiology
          Anesthesiologist Assistant program
           launched in 2006
    College of Allied Health and Nursing
    College of Allied Health and Nursing

                             Degrees Offered
                             Degrees Offered
Undergraduate Programs                    Doctoral Programs
      Health Science, B.H.Sc.                  Audiology, Au.D.
      Health Science in Vascular               Health Science, D.H.Sc.
       Sonography, B.H.Sc.
      Nursing (entry-level), B.S.N.            Nursing, Ph.D.

      Nursing (R.N. to B.S.N.), B.S.N.         Physical Therapy (entry-level),
                                                 D.P.T.
Master’s Programs
                                                Occupational Therapy, Dr. O.T.
      Anesthesiologist Assistant,
       M.H.Sc.                                  Occupational Therapy, Ph.D.
      Health Science, M.H.Sc.                  Physical Therapy, Ph.D.
      Medical Science in Physician             Physical Therapy (Post
       Assistant, M.M.S.                         professional Transition),
                                                 T-D.P.T.
      Nursing, M.S.N.
      Occupational Therapy, M.O.T.
College of Medical Sciences



        Teaches quality basic science programs
        Strong interdisciplinary approach
        Unique program that prepares students
         for admission to professional schools or
         for careers in biology, as well as
         positions in science education
        College of Medical Sciences
         College of Medical Sciences

                     Degree Offered
                      Degree Offered
   Master’s Program
    Master’s Program
      Biomedical Sciences, M.B.S.
          Biomedical Sciences, M.B.S.
College of Dental Medicine


      One of only two dental colleges in
       the state of Florida
      Nationally recognized dental stem
       cell research
      State-of-the-art teaching facilities
       including virtual reality lab
      Extensive clinical operation open
       to the community, with more than
       100 dental chairs, a dedicated
       special needs unit, and craniofacial
       program
      Clinical locations in Broward and
       Miami-Dade counties
          College of Dental Medicine
          College of Dental Medicine

                    Degrees Offered
                    Degrees Offered
    Professional Programs
    Professional Programs
       Dental Science, M.S.
         Doctor of Medical Dentistry, D.M.D.
       Doctor of Medical Dentistry, D.M.D.
         Dental Science, M.S.
Fischler School of Education
    and Human Services

        One of the nation’s largest schools of
         education, serving more than 15,000
         students in 30 states and 40 countries
        The nation’s #1 producer of minority
         doctorates in education*
        Partnerships with dozens of school
         districts, community colleges, educational
         organizations, ministries of education and
         private corporations
        Recent curricula developed for educators in
         Venezuela, Italy, South Korea, and Malaysia
     *source: Black Issues in Higher Education, July 2004
                    Fischler School of Education
                        and Human Services

                                         Degrees Offered
Undergraduate Programs                                       Doctoral Programs
        Early Childhood Education, A.A.                             Education, Ed.D.
        Applied Professional Studies (1 concentration), B.S.         Specialties include
        Education (1 concentration), B.S.                                   Educational Leadership, Ed.D.
        Elementary Education, B.S.                                          Health Care Education, Ed.D.
        Exceptional Student Education, B.S.                                 Higher Education, Ed.D.
        Prekindergarten/Primary Education, B.S.                             Human Services Administration, Ed.D.
        Secondary Education (2 concentrations), B.S.                        Instructional Leadership, Ed.D.
Master’s Programs                                                            Instructional Technology and Distance
        Child Protection (4 tracks), M.H.S.                                  Education, Ed.D.

        Criminal Justice (2 specializations), M.S.                          Organizational Leadership, Ed.D.

        Education (33 concentrations), M.S.                                 Special Education, Ed.D.

        Health Professions Education, M.S.                                  Speech-Language Pathology, Ed.D.

        Instructional Technology and Distance Education,                    Speech-Language Pathology, SLP.D.
         M.S.
        Leadership-Education and Human Services track,
         M.S.
        Speech-Language Pathology, M.S.
        Educational Specialist (15 concentrations), Ed.S.
Center for Psychological Studies


          Mission of education and training,
           serving the community, and clinical
           research
          Faculty is nationally recognized in areas
           such as school violence, forensic and
           police psychology, trauma,
           neuropsychology, and child psychology
          Community service projects include
           programs for substance abuse, child and
           adult traumatic stress, domestic
           violence, eating disorders, and ADHD
           assessment and treatment
    Center for Psychological Studies
     Center for Psychological Studies

                      Degree Offered
                       Degrees Offered
  Master’s Programs
Doctoral Programs

    
        Clinical Psychology, Ph.D.
         ClinicalPsychopharmacology, M.S.
    
     
         Counseling, M.S.
         Clinical Psychology, Psy.D.
        Mental Health Counseling, M.S.
Master’s Programs
        School Guidance and Counseling, M.S.
        Clinical Psychopharmacology, M.S.
   Doctoral Programs
        Counseling, M.S.
        Clinical Psychology, Ph.D.
    
        Mental Health Counseling, M.S.
         Clinical Psychology, Psy.D.
     School Guidance
    Specialist Programs and Counseling, M.S.
Specialist Program
   School Psychology, Psy.S.

        School Psychology, Psy.S.
Graduate School of Computer
  and Information Sciences


         Center of Academic Excellence in
          Information Assurance Education
         Curriculum in information security
          certified by the National Security Agency
          and the Department of Homeland
          Security
         Collaborative initiatives include the U.S.
          Army’s eArmyU and the Southern
          Regional Electronic Campus
         Home to Florida’s largest Institute of
          Electrical and Electronic Engineers
          (IEEE) student chapter
       Graduate School of Computer
         and Information Sciences

                     Degrees Offered
Doctoral Programs
      Computer Information Systems, Ph.D.
      Computer Science, Ph.D.
      Computing Technology in Education, Ph.D.
      Information Science, Ph.D.
      Information Systems, Ph.D.
Master’s Programs
      Computer Information Systems, M.S.
      Computer Science, M.S.
      Computing Technology in Education, M.S.
      Information Security, M.S.
      Management Information Systems, M.S.
Graduate School of Humanities
     and Social Sciences

        Internationally renowned program in
         Conflict Analysis and Resolution
        Master’s degree program in Cross-
         Disciplinary Studies offers an
         individualized curriculum design
        Master’s and doctoral degree programs in
         Family Therapy accredited by the
         Commission on Accreditation for Marriage
         and Family Education (COAMFTE)
        Home to the Community Resolution
         Services and Brief Therapy Institute
         clinics
      Graduate School of Humanities
           and Social Sciences

                   Degrees Offered
Doctoral Programs
     Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Ph.D.
     Family Therapy, Ph.D.
     Marriage and Family Therapy, D.M.F.T.
Master’s Programs
     College Student Affairs, M.S.
     Conflict and Analysis Resolution, M.S.
     Cross-Disciplinary Studies, M.A.
     Family Therapy, M.S.
  Mailman Segal Institute
for Early Childhood Studies

       Housed in the state-of-the-art Jim & Jan
        Moran Family Center Village
       Model for integrated, multi-disciplinary
        services for children and families
       Early learning school-based programs for
        children, birth to five years old
       Parenting classes and workshops
       Research-based programs for children with
        autism and special needs
       Academic programs for early childhood
        educators and autism specialists
University School

   ―A campus within a campus‖
   One of Florida’s premier college
    preparatory schools (pre-K–grade 12)
   Producer of numerous National Merit
    Scholars, Silver Knight Award winners,
    and AP Scholars
   Nearly 100% college acceptance rate
   An award-winning fine and performing arts
    department, competitive athletic program,
    and a variety of clubs and organizations
    round out students’ learning experiences
                NSU’s 17 Academic Institutes
                 NSU’s 17 Academic Institutes

   Brief Therapy Institute                   Lifelong Learning Institute

   Community Resolution Services             National Coral Reef Institute
   Brief Therapy Institute                  Lifelong Institute for Educational
                                            National Learning Institute
   Criminal Justice Institute             Options Coral Reef Institute
   Community Resolution Services           National
   The Eye Institute                      Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for
                                              National Institute for Educational
   Criminal Justice Institute             Cancer Research
                                             Options
   Guy Harvey Research Institute
   The Eye Institute                      Southeast Institute for Cross-
                                              Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for
                                              Cancer Research
    Hudson Institute of Entrepreneurship Cultural Counseling
   Guy Harvey Research Institute
    and Executive Education                    Southeast Institute for
                                            South Florida Ocean Cross-
   Hudson Institute of                        Cultural Counseling
                                            Measurement Center
   Institute of Trauma and Victimization
    Entrepreneurship and Executive            South Florida Ocean
    Education                                The Language Institute
                                               Measurement Center
   International Institute for Franchise
                                              The Institute
    Institute of Trauma and Victimization   TylerLanguage Institute
    Education
                                            Women’s Resource Institute
                                               Tyler Institute
   International Institute for Franchise
    Education                                 Women’s Resource Institute
              Center For Continuing and
               Center For Continuing and
                Professional Studies
                 Professional Studies
         Non-degree courses geared towards the creative and
          
         professional growth of adult and young adult learners
   Non-degree courses geared toward the creative and
             Technology
    professional growth of adult and young adult learners
             Career
          Technology exploration
            Creative activities such as Sushi Making 101, the
         Career exploration
               Ancient Art of Henna Painting, and Screenwriting
        Creative activities such as Sushi Making 101, the
         The Language Institute offers ESOL, Foreign
         ancient art of henna painting, and screenwriting
          Language, and TOEFL preparation courses as well as
         private language offers ESOL, Foreign Language, and
    The Language Institutelessons, accent reduction, programs
    TOEFL preparation courses as well as private language
          for young children, and corporate training
    lessons, accent reduction, programs for young children, and
         Office of Continuing Education certifies Continuing
    corporate training
          Education Units (CEUs) for NSU schools, colleges,
          of centers
    OfficeandContinuing Education certifies Continuing
    Education Units for NSU schools, colleges, and centers
         Conference Management Services
   Conference Management Services
A Leader in Awarding Doctoral Degrees

           #1 in education
           #1 in psychology
           #1 in professional/other
            source: NCES Integrated Postsecondary Education
            Data System (IPEDS)
A National Leader in Diversity


              #1 in doctoral degrees to African Americans**
              #1 in doctoral degrees to Hispanics*
              #1 in doctoral degrees in education to African
               Americans**
              #1 in doctoral degrees in business to Asian
               Americans**
              #2 in first-professional degrees to Hispanics**
              #2 in master’s degrees to Hispanics*
              #3 in master’s degrees in education to African
               Americans**
                 * source: The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education, 2008
                * *source: Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, an analysis of U.S.
                         Department of Education reports of data submitted by
                         institutions, 2006
        On the Cutting Edge of Research

    The value of NSU research
     The value of NSU research
    grants has tripled over
     grants has tripled over
    the past six years
     the past six years.
 More than 150 outside-funded research
    More than 150 outside-funded research
    
  projects, valued at
    projects, valued at
  $45 million, are now underway
    $45 million, are now underway
 NSU’s board of trustees supports
  NSU’s board of trustees supports
  research with seed-money grants
    research with seed-money grants
 Home to the USGS and the $8.5 billion
  Home to the USGS and the $8.5 billion
  Everglades Restoration
    Everglades Restoration
 Acquired the Rumbaugh Goodwin
  Acquired the Rumbaugh Goodwin
  Institute for Cancer Research
    Institute for Cancer Research
  in 2005
    in 2005
 Center for Collaborative Research
  Proposed Center for Collaborative
  building to open in 2009
    Research building
             NSU’s connection to the
             LambdaRail allows for
  Florida    collaboration with other
LambdaRail   institutions and scientists
             throughout the state, the
             nation, and beyond:

                Virtual ―collaboratories‖ for
                 technology transfer among
                 universities and private businesses
                Interactive distributed simulations
                Distance learning
                Access to digital databases
                Optical transmission with high-
                 definition quality for remote
                 applications up to 10 gigabytes
                 per screen
                 Four Campuses in
          Miami-Dade and Broward Counties



 Main Campus,       East Campus,     North Miami Beach    Dania Beach Campus,
Fort Lauderdale-   Fort Lauderdale        Campus,         Oceanographic Center
      Davie                          Fischler School of
                                       Education and
                                      Human Services
Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center




                          Main Campus
                      Maxwell Maltz Building




                 Center for Psychological Studies
and Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Main Campus
                        Carl DeSantis Building




      H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship
and Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, Main Campus
             Terry Building




Health Professions Division, Main Campus
             Jim & Jan Moran Family Center Village




Mailman Segal Institute for Early Childhood Studies, Main Campus
            Mailman-Hollywood Center




Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, Main Campus
         Leo Goodwin Sr. Hall




Shepard Broad Law Center, Main Campus
        Sonken Building
         University School
         Sonken Building




University School—Main campus
         Main Campus
Oceanographic Center
Oceanographic Center




 Dania Beach campus
Dania Beach Campus
Fischler School of Education and Human Services




          North Miami Beach Campus
East Campus
Student Educational Centers (SECs)


Student Educational Centers provide convenient
learning opportunities for students.
   Nassau, Bahamas            Orlando, Florida
   Fort Myers, Florida        Tampa, Florida
   Jacksonville, Florida
                               West Palm Beach, Florida
   Miami, Florida
         NSU’s International Sites


Using distance-learning concepts
and technology pioneered by
NSU, students also earn degrees
at NSU’s international sites:
   Caribbean
   Dominican Republic
   Greece
   Mexico
   Korea
   Puerto Rico
   United Kingdom
                          Cutting-edge
                          technology
                          offers students
Cutting-edge technology
                          an advanced
offers students an advanced
                          learning
learning environment in state-of-
                          environment in
the-art facilities
                          state-of-the-art
                          facilities.
             Cutting-edge technology
             Cutting-Edge Technology

    Investment of $154 million in building a technology
    
    infrastructure over the last 10 years
 Investment of $154 million in building a technology
  50 electronic classrooms with nearly 2,500 computers
  infrastructure over the last 10 years
  172 ―smart‖ classrooms, with network access, data/video
 50 electronic classrooms with nearly 2,500 computers,
    projection, and access to an array of teaching
  including circulating laptops for student use tools
  100 smart classrooms with videoconferencing and the
 172 ―smart‖ classrooms, with network access, data/video
    capability to link classrooms worldwide
  projection, and access to an array of teaching tools
   100 smart classrooms with videoconferencing and the
    capability to link classrooms worldwide
 A pioneer in online
education with students
registered in more than
3,809 online courses,
pursuing 78 degree and
certificate programs

 The largest number
of certified online
programs among the
325 institutions
offering online
education
             Online learning systems that
             Our Online Learning Systems
                  receive high marks
                  Receive High Marks

   ―Top 20 Cyber-Universities‖—Forbes magazine
   ―Best of the Online Graduate Programs in
     ―Top 20 Cyber-Universities‖—Forbes magazine
    Education‖—U.S. News & World Report
       ―Best of the Online Graduate Programs in Education‖

      —U.S. News Learning Graduate Schools‖— Princeton Review
    ―Best Distance& World Report

   ―Best Distance School‖—The National Jurist
 ―Most-Wired Law Learning Graduate Schools‖— Princeton       Review
   ―Most-Wired School of Education and Human
 NSU’s Fischler Law School‖—The National Jurist   Services,
    Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship and Graduate
     NSU’s Fischler School
    School of Computer andof Education and Human Services, Huizenga
                            Information Sciences cited as ―Best
      School of Business and Entrepreneurship and Graduate School of
    Distance Learning Graduate Schools‖—GetEducated.com
      Computer and Information Sciences cited as ―Best Distance
     Learning Graduate Colleges‖—Yahoo! Internet
    Top 100 ―Most WiredSchools‖—GetEducated.com Life
       Top 100 ―Most Wired Colleges‖—Yahoo! Internet Life
       An Ideal Location for Students


   At our 300-acre main campus, our students enjoy near-
    perfect weather with an average temperature of 75
    degrees year-round.
   Students residing in one of our six residence halls have
    access to a wide array of amenities and services
    including high-speed Internet, cable TV, and telephone
    hook-ups.
           Convenient Access to
         South Florida and the World

   Our main campus in Fort Lauderdale-Davie is minutes
    away from Broward County’s international airport.
   With quick access to Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and Palm
    Beach, the choices for entertainment, culture, and
    sports activities are unlimited.
          A Beautiful, Busy Main Campus


   NSU is housed on a lush campus in
    the heart of Broward County.
   The university hosts exciting events
    and guests such as the Dalai Lama,
    Jack Welch, former Miami Dolphins
    player Jason Taylor, Ambassador
    Paul Bremmer, Justice Clarence
    Thomas, and author Mary Higgins
    Clark.
   Students can participate in
    intramural sports and join in fitness
    activities such as yoga and Pilates.
   NSU’s student clubs and
    organizations offer everything from
    arts and politics to Greek life.
Athletics Enhance the
 Campus Experience

     Sunshine State Conference, an NCAA
      Division II competitor
     Teams fielded in baseball, basketball,
      cross-country, golf, rowing, soccer,
      softball, tennis, and volleyball
     Overall GPA for NSU student-athletes
      exceeded 3.0 for past five years
     Main campus home to the Miami Dolphins
      Training Center
             2007–2008 Honors

   Sunshine State Conference champions in women’s
    rowing, women’s basketball, and women’s golf
   Sunshine State Conference Mayor’s Cup Championship
    for all women’s teams
   NCAA Tournament qualifiers in women’s basketball,
    volleyball, soccer, golf, rowing, and men’s golf
    9 Academic All-Americans
    28 Athletic All-Americans
    A Valuable
    Community Asset
   We currently contribute $1.6 billion
    to Florida’s overall economy.
   $350 million goes back into the
    community, impacting more than
    300,000 people.
   Our unique joint-use library with
    the Broward County Board of
    County Commissioners is Florida’s
    largest library facility.
   NSU health care clinics offer the
    community affordable, superior
    health care services provided by a
    dedicated teaching team.
               NSU Health Care Centers


   Award-winning community health
    care programs
   17 different clinics receiving
    approximately 250,000 patient visits
    each year
   Personalized state-of-the-art health
    care
   Community outreach programs
    such as A Day for Children, Give
    Kids a Smile Day, Senior
    Exposition, and Back-to-School
    Physicals
                 NSU Healthcare Centers
                 NSU Health Care Centers


    Conflict Analysis and                      Obstetrics/Gynecology
     Conflict Analysis and Resolution           Obstetrics/Gynecology
     Resolution Services                        Occupational Therapy
         Services                                Occupational Therapy
       Dental Medicine                         Orofacial Pain
        Dental Medicine                         Orofacial Pain
                                              Osteopathic Manipulative
  Dermatology
     Dermatology                              Medicine
                                                Osteopathic Manipulative
  Early-Childhood Development          
                                                  Medicine
                                                 Pediatrics
     Early-Childhood Development
                                              Pediatrics
                                           Pharmacy
  Family Therapy
     Family Therapy
                                              Pharmacy
                                           Physical Therapy
  Hearing and Balance Services
     Hearing and Balance Services
                                              Physical
                                           Radiology      Therapy
  Internal Medicine
      Internal Medicine
                                              Radiology
                                           Speech, Language      &
     Optometry
  Optometry                                    Communications
                                                 Speech, Language, and
     Family Medicine                            Sports Medicine
                                                  Communications
  Family Medicine
                                           Student Medical Center
                                              Sports Medicine            and
     Geriatrics
  Geriatrics                                   Counseling Services
        Mental Health Services                  Student Medical Center and
       Mental Health Services                    Counseling Services

        Nephrology/Hypertension
        Nephrology/Hypertension
 Alvin Sherman Library, Research,
and Information Technology Center

                 The Alvin Sherman Library is a unique
                  joint-use facility serving those who live
                  and work in Broward County as well as
                  NSU faculty and staff members and
                  students
                 Five stories with wireless Internet
                  access throughout the building, cozy
                  reading niches, 22 study rooms, 1,000
                  user seats, and a cafe
                 Houses the 500-seat Rose and Alfred
                  Miniaci Performing Arts Center
                 At 325,000 square feet, it is the largest
                  library building in Florida
          A Dynamic Community Supporter


   Our strategic partnerships
    throughout the community
    allow NSU to participate in
    various cultural and
    business events.
    Academic functions, such
    as our Distinguished
    Lecture Series, are open
    to the public.
   NSU is the site of many
    community events such as
    the Heart Walk, Autism
    Walk, Health and Wellness
    Fair, Day for Children, and
    Corporate Walk for MS.
    The University Center―
    a New Campus Centerpiece
          Campu Centerpiece
   Our 366,000-square-foot, multipurpose facility houses a 4,500-seat arena and
    convocation center, a fitness and wellness center, a student union, and a
    performing arts center.
   This facility is the second largest entertainment venue in Broward County.
   The University Center is home to NSU athletics, as well as university and
    community events open to the public.
                      The Commons
                     The Commons
                   New Residence Hall
    This new, 526-bed, state-of-the-art residence hall opened to
     our students in fall 2007.
    A new, students an additional 371 single opened 130 double
     It gives526-bed state-of-the-art residence hall rooms, to our students
      in Fall and
     rooms,2007 16 resident adviser rooms.


      The facility provides gives students an additional 371 single rooms,
     This new residence hall 1 professional staff apartment, 2 area
      130 double rooms, and 16 resident advisor rooms
     director apartments, 2 large laundry rooms, 16 community
     This facility provides 1 professional staff apartment, 2 area director
     lounges, 1 large multipurpose room, 4 meeting rooms, a
      apartments, 2 large laundry rooms, 16 community lounges, 1 large
     mailroom, and office space for Residential Life and Housing.
     multipurpose room, 4 meeting rooms, mailroom, and office space for
     Residential Life and Housing
                         Rolling Hills
   The Rolling Hills Graduate Apartments houses 373
    graduate and doctoral students.
   Each single and quad apartment is furnished and
       Opening on August 1, 2008, the Rolling Hills Graduate
    features a kitchen, bathroom, and living area.
        Apartments will house approximately 373 graduate
        and doctoral students for the Fall of 2008.
        Each single and quad apartment is furnished and
         features a kitchen, bathroom, and living room.
The Medical Village at NSU
   A proposed world-class hospital with up to 150 acute care beds
    operated by the North Broward Hospital District
   Will focus on education, research, and innovation, while providing
    culturally sensitive care to residents in west central Broward County
The NSU Academical Village
   This exciting project will follow the Jeffersonian concept of a ―community
    of scholars and students living and working closely together, combining
    theory with practice.‖
   This $500-million partnership will transform a 30-acre, university-
    investment into a high-tech research/office park with nearly three million
    square feet of office, retail, financial, governmental, and residential
    space, as well as a hotel and a conference center.
   This project is expected to generate millions in tax revenue and in
    workforce development, including high-tech jobs.
 Our Academical Village and
   hospital will result in an
additional $1 billion economic
  impact in South Florida.

								
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