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  1. 1. “Academic Excellence Is Our Standard. Academic Preeminence Is Our Goal.” ― Ray Ferrero, Jr., J.D. President
  2. 2. <ul><li>Welcome to Nova Southeastern University </li></ul><ul><li>With more than 26,000 students, NSU ranks #6 in enrollment among the nation’s 1,600 private, non-profit colleges and universities </li></ul>
  3. 3. Our mission sets us apart <ul><ul><li>High-quality educational programs of distinction from preschool through professional and doctoral levels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preparation for lifelong learning and leadership roles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic programs offered at convenient times, employing innovative delivery systems and rich learning resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emphasis on acquiring and applying knowledge in clinical, community, and professional settings </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. A remarkable growth <ul><li>In four decades, NSU has grown from 17 graduate students to more than 26,000 students </li></ul><ul><li>With more than 3,200 employees, the University is Broward County’s third largest private employer </li></ul><ul><li>Each year Nova Southeastern University awards more than 5,500 degrees </li></ul><ul><li>NSU has more than 80,000 alumni, residing in every state of the union, as well as 55 other countries </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Most of our professors have real world experience, allowing them to share both theory and practice with their students </li></ul><ul><li>NSU has formed partnerships with leading business and cultural organizations which help to provide hands on experience and mentorship </li></ul><ul><li>More than 1,000 members of the community volunteer on advisory boards, as speakers, and in other capacities at NSU </li></ul><ul><li>Our researchers pursue cutting-edge solutions that can be applied in the real world </li></ul>We prepare students for the real world
  6. 6. <ul><li>At NSU, there are no teaching assistants used in our classrooms; classes are taught only by experienced faculty members </li></ul><ul><li>Professors are accessible to students and many are practicing professionals in their fields, teaching both theory and practice </li></ul><ul><li>85% hold doctoral or terminal degrees in their fields </li></ul>A nurturing learning environment
  7. 7. NSU has 16 centers, colleges, and schools
  8. 8. Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences <ul><li>Small class sizes and an accessible faculty offer a unique learning environment </li></ul><ul><li>Dual Admissions program offers qualified students simultaneous admission into NSU graduate programs </li></ul><ul><li>Honors Program offers access to a unique interdisciplinary intellectual community </li></ul><ul><li>More than 80% of pre-med and pre-law students were accepted into medical and law schools </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Undergraduate Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>American Studies, B.A. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Applied Professional Studies, B.S. (6 concentrations) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Athletic Training, B.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Biology (pre-med), B.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communications Studies, B.A. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Information Systems, B.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Science, B.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Criminal Justice, B.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>English, B.A. </li></ul></ul>Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences <ul><ul><li>Environmental Science/Studies, B.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History, B.A. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Humanities, B.A. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Legal Studies (pre-law), B.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marine Biology, B.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paralegal Studies, B.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Psychology, B.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Theatre, B.A. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Master’s Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing, M.A. </li></ul></ul>Degrees Offered
  10. 10. H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship <ul><li>Professors have been and/or remain active in the business community </li></ul><ul><li>Home to the largest M.B.A. program in Florida </li></ul><ul><li>State-of-the-art wireless learning environment </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum features access to distinguished lecture series and business mentors </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative programs with NSU Law and Heath Professions </li></ul>
  11. 11. H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship <ul><li>Undergraduate Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accounting, B.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Administration, B.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finance, B.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing, B.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Management, B.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sports and Recreation Management, B.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Master’s Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accounting, M.Acc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Administration, M.B.A. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Administration in Entrepreneurship, M.B.A. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Administration in Finances, M.B.A. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Administration in Health Services Administration, M.B.A./H.S.A. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Human Resource Management, M.S./HRM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership, M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Administration, M.P.A. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taxation, M. Tax </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Doctoral Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Administration, D.B.A. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Administration, D.P.A. </li></ul></ul>Degrees Offered
  12. 12. Oceanographic Center <ul><li>Ecologically oriented graduate education in the marine and coastal sciences focused on the preservation of the ocean and coastal biological and physical resources </li></ul><ul><li>Recognized as a leader in oceanographic research with grants in excess of $20 million </li></ul><ul><li>Home to the National Coral Reef Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Home to the Guy Harvey Research Institute which concentrates on the conservation of the world’s fisheries and marine biodiversity </li></ul>
  13. 13. Oceanographic Center <ul><li>Master’s Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coastal Zone Management, M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marine Biology, M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marine Environmental Science, M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical Oceanography, M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Doctoral Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oceanography/Marine Biology, Ph.D. </li></ul></ul>Degrees Offered
  14. 14. Shepard Broad Law Center <ul><li>Rated #1 “Most Wired” law school two times and among the top three on the 2005 Technology Honor Roll by The National Jurist </li></ul><ul><li>Ranked by The Princeton Review as one of the top 7 “Best Environments for Minority Students” </li></ul><ul><li>Dual law programs with University of Barcelona, Spain and University of Venice, Italy </li></ul><ul><li>More than 6,650 successful alumni, including 67 judges and 6 General Masters </li></ul>
  15. 15. Shepard Broad Law Center <ul><li>Professional Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Law, M.H.L. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Juris Doctorate </li></ul></ul>Degrees Offered
  16. 16. College of Osteopathic Medicine <ul><li>Only fully-accredited program in Osteopathic Medicine in Florida </li></ul><ul><li>Rotations in geriatrics and rural areas are unique requirements of program </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on the inter-relationship of the body's nerves, muscles, bones and organs for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illness, disease and injury </li></ul><ul><li>Students receive extensive clinical experience, both in NSU’s award- winning Health Care Centers and in the community </li></ul><ul><li>Students participate in humanitarian medical missions around the world </li></ul>
  17. 17. College of Osteopathic Medicine <ul><li>Professional Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical Informatics, M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Health, M.P.H. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Osteopathic Medicine, D.O. </li></ul></ul>Degrees Offered
  18. 18. College of Pharmacy <ul><li>100% passing rate on North American Licensure Examination in 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Ranked as #1 pharmacy program for Hispanic students </li></ul><ul><li>Among the nation’s best pharmacy education facilities, includes a full-service pharmacy on site </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical experience at teaching hospitals, community pharmacies, clinics, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Food and Drug Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Programs in West Palm Beach and Puerto Rico </li></ul>
  19. 19. College of Pharmacy <ul><ul><li>Pharmacy, Pharm.D. </li></ul></ul>Degree Offered
  20. 20. College of Optometry <ul><li>Only college of Optometry in Florida </li></ul><ul><li>Students benefit from clinical experience in NSU’s Eye Institute which sees more than 50,000 patients annually </li></ul><ul><li>Strong community-based programs including a well-attended clinic for Macular Degeneration </li></ul><ul><li>UNESCO’s North American Center for Visual Health and Development </li></ul>
  21. 21. College of Optometry <ul><li>Professional Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical Vision Research, M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Optometry Medicine, O.D. </li></ul></ul>Degrees Offered
  22. 22. College of Allied Health and Nursing <ul><li>Nursing program launched in 2003 to address national shortage; high-tech nursing lab opened in 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Among the nation’s leading Physician Assistant programs </li></ul><ul><li>Occupational and Physical Therapy degrees at the Master’s and Doctoral levels </li></ul><ul><li>Doctoral Program offered in Audiology </li></ul><ul><li>Anesthesiologist Assistant program being launched in 2006 </li></ul>
  23. 23. College of Allied Health and Nursing <ul><li>Undergraduate Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Science, B.H.Sc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Science in Vascular Sonography, B.H.Sc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nursing (entry-level), B.S.N. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nursing (R.N. to B.S.N.), B.S.N. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Master’s Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Anesthesiologist Assistant, M.H.Sc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Science, M.H.Sc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical Science, M.H.Sc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical Science in Physician Assistant, M.M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nursing, M.S.N. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Occupational Therapy, M.O.T. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Doctoral Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audiology, Au.D. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Science, D.H.Sc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical Therapy (entry-level), D.P.T. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Occupational Therapy, O.T.D. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Occupational Therapy, Ph.D. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical Therapy, Ph.D. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical Therapy (Post professional Transition), T-D.P.T. </li></ul></ul>Degrees Offered
  24. 24. College of Medical Sciences <ul><li>Strong interdisciplinary approach </li></ul><ul><li>Unique program that prepares students for admission to professional schools or for careers in biology, as well as positions in science education </li></ul>
  25. 25. College of Medical Sciences <ul><li>Master’s Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Biomedical Sciences, M.B.S. </li></ul></ul>Degree Offered
  26. 26. College of Dental Medicine <ul><li>One of only two dental programs in the state of Florida </li></ul><ul><li>More applicants than any other dental school in the United States </li></ul><ul><li>Nationally recognized research </li></ul><ul><li>State-of-the-art teaching facilities including virtual reality lab </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive clinical operation open to the community, with over 100 dental chairs and a dedicated special needs unit </li></ul>
  27. 27. College of Dental Medicine <ul><li>Professional Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Craniofacial Research, M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Doctor of Dental Medicine, D.M.D. </li></ul></ul>Degrees Offered
  28. 28. Fischler School of Education and Human Services <ul><li>One of the nation’s largest schools of education, serving more than 15,000 students in 29 states and twelve countries </li></ul><ul><li>The nation’s #1 producer of minority doctorates in education* </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships with dozens of school districts, community colleges, educational organizations, ministries of education and private corporations </li></ul><ul><li>Recent curricula developed for educators in Venezuela, Italy, Korea, and Malaysia </li></ul><ul><li>Source: *Black Issues in Higher Education, July 2004 </li></ul>
  29. 29. Fischler School of Education and Human Services <ul><li>Undergraduate Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Early Childhood Education, A.A. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elementary Education, B.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exceptional Student Education, B.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prekindergarten/Primary Education, B.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Master’s Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching and Learning, M.A. (4 concentrations) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education, M.S. (27 concentrations) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Human Services, M.S. (3 concentrations) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional Technology and Distance Education, M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speech-Language Pathology, M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educational Specialist (19 concentrations) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Doctoral Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Education, Ed.D. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specialties include </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Educational Leadership, Ed.D. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Health Care Education, Ed.D. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Higher Education Leadership, Ed.D. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Human Services Administration, Ed.D. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional Leadership, Ed.D. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional Technology and Distance Education, Ed.D. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Organizational Leadership, Ed.D. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Special Education, Ed.D. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Speech-Language Pathology, Ed.D. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Speech-Language Pathology, SLP.D. </li></ul></ul></ul>Degrees Offered
  30. 30. <ul><li>Offers the nation’s only Master’s degree in Clinical Psychopharmacology </li></ul><ul><li>Mission of education and training, service to the community and clinical research </li></ul><ul><li>Community service projects include programs for substance abuse, child and adult traumatic stress, domestic violence, eating disorders and ADHD assessment and treatment </li></ul>Center for Psychological Studies
  31. 31. Center for Psychological Studies <ul><li>Master’s Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical Psychopharmacology, M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mental Health Counseling, M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School Guidance and Counseling, M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Doctoral Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>School Psychology, Psy.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical Psychology, Ph.D. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical Psychology, Psy.D. </li></ul></ul>Degree Offered
  32. 32. Graduate School of Computer and Information Science <ul><li>University and program named Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum in information security certified by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative initiatives include DANTES, the U.S. Army’s “eArmyU” and the Southern Regional Electronic Campus </li></ul><ul><li>Home to Florida’s largest Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) student chapter </li></ul>
  33. 33. Graduate School of Computer and Information Science <ul><li>Master’s Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Information Systems, M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Science, M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computing Technology in Education, M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Security, M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Management Information Systems, M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Doctoral Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Information Systems, Ph.D. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Science, Ph.D. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computing Technology in Education, Ph.D. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Science, Ph.D. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Systems, Ph.D. </li></ul></ul>Degree Offered
  34. 34. Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences <ul><li>Internationally renowned program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution </li></ul><ul><li>The nation’s only Master’s Program in Cross-Disciplinary Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Doctoral degree offering in Marriage and Family Therapy is among the nation’s largest </li></ul><ul><li>Home to Community Resolution Services and Brief Therapy Institute Clinics </li></ul>
  35. 35. Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences <ul><li>Master’s Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>College Student Affairs, M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conflict and Analysis Resolution, M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cross-Disciplinary Studies, M.A. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Family Therapy, M.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Doctoral Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Ph.D. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Family Therapy, Ph.D. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marriage and Family Therapy, D.M.F.T. </li></ul></ul>Degrees Offered
  36. 36. Mailman Segal Institute for Early Childhood Studies <ul><li>Housed in the magnificent Jim and Jan Moran Family Center Village </li></ul><ul><li>Certificate programs for early childhood educators and autism specialists </li></ul><ul><li>An international model for integrated multi-disciplinary services for children from birth to five years of age </li></ul><ul><li>Early learning programs for families and children </li></ul><ul><li>Parenting classes and workshops </li></ul>
  37. 37. University School <ul><li>“ A campus within a campus” </li></ul><ul><li>One of Florida’s top college preparatory schools (Pre K–12) </li></ul><ul><li>Producer of numerous National Merit Commended Scholars, Semifinalists, Finalists, and a Presidential Scholar </li></ul><ul><li>Performing arts, interscholastic sports and a variety of clubs and organizations round out students’ learning experience </li></ul>
  38. 38. NSU’s 13 Academic Institutes <ul><li>Brief Therapy Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Center for Continuing and Professional Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Community Resolution Services </li></ul><ul><li>Criminal Justice Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Guy Harvey Research Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Hudson Institute of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education </li></ul><ul><li>Institute for Learning in Retirement </li></ul><ul><li>Institute of Trauma and Victimization </li></ul><ul><li>International Institute for Franchise Education </li></ul><ul><li>National Coral Reef Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Southeast Institute for Cross-Cultural Counseling </li></ul><ul><li>South Florida Ocean Measurement Center </li></ul><ul><li>Women’s Resource Institute </li></ul>
  39. 39. Center For Continuing and Professional Studies <ul><ul><li>Non-degree courses geared towards the creative and professional growth of adult and young adult learners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Career exploration </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Creative activities such as Sushi Making 101, the Ancient Art of Henna Painting, and Screenwriting </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Language Institute offers ESOL, Foreign Language, and TOEFL preparation courses as well as private language lessons, accent reduction, programs for young children, and corporate training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Office of Continuing Education certifies Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for NSU schools, colleges, and centers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conference Management Services </li></ul></ul>
  40. 40. A leader in awarding doctoral degrees <ul><li>No. 1 in education </li></ul><ul><li>No. 1 in psychology </li></ul><ul><li>No. 1 in professional/other </li></ul><ul><li>Source: *NCES Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) </li></ul>
  41. 41. A national leader in diversity <ul><li>No. 1 in Doctoral degrees to African Americans* </li></ul><ul><li>No. 1 in Doctoral degrees in education to African Americans** </li></ul><ul><li>No. 1 in First-Professional degrees to Hispanics** </li></ul><ul><li>No. 2 in Doctoral degrees in business to Asian Americans** </li></ul><ul><li>No. 2 in Master’s degrees to Hispanics** </li></ul><ul><li>No. 2 in Master’s degrees in education to African Americans** </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Source: *Black Issues in Higher Education, July 2004 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>**NCES Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) </li></ul></ul>
  42. 42. The value of NSU research grants has tripled over the past six years <ul><li>More than 150 outside-funded research projects, valued at $39 million, are now underway </li></ul><ul><li>NSU’s board of trustees supports research with seed-money grants </li></ul><ul><li>Home to the USGS and the $8.5 billion Everglades Restoration, the largest public works project in US history </li></ul><ul><li>Acquired the Rumbaugh Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research in 2005 </li></ul>On the cutting edge of research
  43. 43. Florida Lambda Rail NSU’s connection to the Lambda Rail allows for collaboration with other institutions and scientists throughout the state, the nation and beyond: <ul><li>Virtual “collaboratories” for technology transfer among universities and private businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive distributed simulations </li></ul><ul><li>Distance learning </li></ul><ul><li>Access to digital databases </li></ul><ul><li>Optical transmission with high-definition quality for remote applications up to 10 gigabytes per screen </li></ul>
  44. 44. Four campuses in Miami-Dade and Broward Main campus Fort Lauderdale-Davie North Miami Beach campus Fischler School of Education and Human Services East campus Fort Lauderdale Dania Beach campus Oceanographic Center
  45. 45. Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center Main campus
  46. 46. Maxwell Maltz Building Center for Psychological Studies and Graduate School of Humanities and Social Services —Main campus
  47. 47. H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship and Graduate School of Computer and Information Science —Main campus Carl DeSantis Building
  48. 48. Terry Building Health Professions Division —Main campus
  49. 49. Jim & Jan Moran Family Center Village Mailman Segal Institute for Early Childhood Studies —Main campus
  50. 50. Mailman-Hollywood Center Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences—Main campus
  51. 51. Leo Goodwin Sr. Hall Shepard Broad Law Center —Main campus
  52. 52. Sonken Building University School—Main campus
  53. 53. Oceanographic Center Dania Beach campus
  54. 54. Fischler School of Education and Human Services North Miami Beach campus
  55. 55. East campus
  56. 56. Student Education Centers (SEC) <ul><li>Nassau, Bahamas </li></ul><ul><li>Jacksonville, Florida </li></ul><ul><li>Jamaica, West Indies </li></ul><ul><li>Las Vegas, Nevada </li></ul><ul><li>Miami, Florida </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Orlando, Florida </li></ul><ul><li>Southwest Florida —N aples, Fort Myers, and Cape Coral </li></ul><ul><li>Tampa, Florida </li></ul><ul><li>West Palm Beach, Florida </li></ul>Student Education Centers provide convenient, learning opportunities for students close to home
  57. 57. Using distance learning concepts and technology pioneered by NSU, students also earn degrees at NSU’s international sites: <ul><li>The Bahamas </li></ul><ul><li>Canada </li></ul><ul><li>The Dominican Republic </li></ul><ul><li>Greece </li></ul><ul><li>Italy </li></ul><ul><li>Malaysia </li></ul><ul><li>Jamaica </li></ul><ul><li>Korea </li></ul><ul><li>Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>Puerto Rico </li></ul><ul><li>The United Kingdom </li></ul><ul><li>Venezuela </li></ul>NSU’s international sites
  58. 58. C utting-edge technology offers students an advanced learning environment in state-of-the-art facilities
  59. 59. <ul><li>Investment of $154 million in building a technology infrastructure over the last 10 years </li></ul><ul><li>51 electronic classrooms with nearly 2,500 computers </li></ul><ul><li>115 “smart” classrooms, allowing instructors to project to remote locations </li></ul><ul><li>58 compressed videoconferencing classrooms with worldwide links </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless computer access that is nearly universal </li></ul>Cutting edge technologies
  60. 60. A pioneer in online education, we have students registered in more than 2,200 online courses, pursuing 78 degree and certificate programs
  61. 61. <ul><li>“ Top 20 Cyber-Universities”— Forbes magazine </li></ul><ul><li>“ Best of the Online Graduate Programs in Education”— U.S. News & World Report </li></ul><ul><li>“ Best Distance Learning Graduate Schools”— Princeton Review </li></ul><ul><li>“ Most-Wired Law School”— The National Jurist </li></ul><ul><li>NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services, Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship and Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences cited as “Best Distance Learning Graduate Schools”— </li></ul><ul><li>Top 100 “Most Wired Colleges”— Yahoo! Internet Life </li></ul>Online learning systems that receive high marks
  62. 62. <ul><li>Our students enjoy near-perfect weather with average temperature of 74 degrees year round on our 300-acre main campus </li></ul><ul><li>Students residing in one of our five residence halls have access to a wide array of amenities and services, including high-speed Internet, cable TV and telephone hook-ups </li></ul>An ideal location for students
  63. 63. Convenient access to South Florida and the world <ul><li>Our main campus in Fort Lauderdale-Davie is minutes away from Broward County’s international airport </li></ul><ul><li>With quick access to Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Palm Beach, the choices for entertainment, culture and sports activities are unlimited </li></ul>
  64. 64. <ul><li>NSU is housed on a lush campus in the heart of Broward County </li></ul><ul><li>The university hosts exciting events and guests such as: the Dalai Lama, Jack Welch, Miami Dolphins player Jason Taylor, Ambassador Paul Bremmer, Justice Clarence Thomas and author Mary Higgins Clark </li></ul><ul><li>Students can participate in intramural sports and join in fitness activities such as yoga, Pilates and kickboxing </li></ul><ul><li>NSU’s student clubs and organizations offer everything from arts and politics, to Greek life </li></ul>A beautiful, busy main campus
  65. 65. Athletics enhance the campus experience <ul><li>Sunshine State Conference, a NCAA Division II competitor </li></ul><ul><li>Teams fielded in baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, rowing, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball </li></ul><ul><li>Overall GPA for NSU student-athletes exceeded 3.0 for past five years </li></ul><ul><li>Main campus home to the Miami Dolphins Training Center </li></ul>
  66. 66. More reasons to cheer… <ul><li>Our women’s rowing team is ranked 2nd in the nation and 2nd in the Southern Region of competition </li></ul><ul><li>Our women’s golf team ranked 5th nationally and 5th in the Southern Region </li></ul><ul><li>Our men’s soccer team ranked as high as 9th nationally, and 4th in the Southern Region </li></ul>
  67. 67. <ul><li>We currently contribute $1.6 billion to Florida’s overall economy </li></ul><ul><li>$350 million goes back into the community, impacting more than 300,000 people </li></ul><ul><li>Our unique joint-use library with the Broward County Board of County Commissioners is Florida’s largest library facility </li></ul><ul><li>NSU health care clinics offer the community affordable, superior health care service provided by a dedicated teaching team </li></ul>A valuable community asset
  68. 68. NSU Health Care Centers <ul><li>17 different clinics receive more than 300,000 patient visits each year </li></ul><ul><li>Personalized state-of-the-art health care </li></ul><ul><li>NSU’s Health Care Center staff mirrors the diversity we have in South Florida. We understand the unique characteristics and health care needs related to cultural, ethnic, and religious diversity </li></ul>
  69. 69. NSU Healthcare Centers <ul><li>Audiology </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict Analysis and Resolution Services </li></ul><ul><li>Dental Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Dermatology </li></ul><ul><li>Optometry </li></ul><ul><li>Family Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Geriatrics </li></ul><ul><li>Mental Health Services </li></ul><ul><li>Obstetrics/Gynecology </li></ul><ul><li>Occupational Therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Orofacial Pain </li></ul><ul><li>Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Pediatrics </li></ul><ul><li>Pharmacy </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Radiology </li></ul><ul><li>Speech, Language & Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Sports Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Student Medical Center and Counseling Services </li></ul>
  70. 70. Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center <ul><li>The Sherman Library is a unique joint-use facility serving the residents of Broward County as well as NSU students, faculty, and staff members </li></ul><ul><li>The Sherman Library stands five stories high with wireless access throughout the building, cozy reading niches, 22 study rooms, 1,000 user seats, and a café </li></ul><ul><li>The Sherman Library houses the 500-seat Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center </li></ul><ul><li>With its 325,000 square feet, the Sherman Library is the largest library building in Florida </li></ul>
  71. 71. A dynamic community supporter <ul><li>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 </li></ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul>
  72. 72. <ul><li>Our 366,000-square-foot, multipurpose facility will house a 5,500-seat arena and convocation center, a fitness and wellness center, a student union, and a performing arts center </li></ul><ul><li>This facility will be the second largest entertainment venue in Broward County </li></ul><ul><li>The University Center will be home to NSU athletics, as well as university and community events open to the public </li></ul><ul><li>Opening Summer 2006 </li></ul>The University Center ― a New Campus Centerpiece
  73. 73. New Residence Hall <ul><li>A new, 526-bed state-of-the-art residence hall will be open to our students in Fall 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>The new residence hall will give students an additional 371 single rooms, 130 double rooms, and 16 resident advisor rooms </li></ul><ul><li>This facility will provide 1 professional staff apartment, 2 area director apartments, 2 large laundry rooms, 16 community lounges, 1 large multipurpose room, 4 meeting rooms, mailroom, and office space for Residential Life and Housing </li></ul>
  74. 74. <ul><li>A proposed world-class hospital with up to 150 acute care beds operated by the North Broward Hospital District </li></ul><ul><li>The hospital will focus on education, research, and innovation, while providing culturally sensitive care to residents in West Central Broward </li></ul>The Medical Village at NSU
  75. 75. <ul><li>This exciting project will follow the Jeffersonian concept of a “community of scholars and students living and working closely together, combining theory with practice” </li></ul><ul><li>A $500-million partnership to 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 </li></ul><ul><li>Expected to generate millions in tax revenue and in workforce development, including high-tech jobs </li></ul>The NSU Academical Village
  76. 76. Our Academical Village and Hospital will result in an additional $1 billion economic impact in South Florida