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Office of Graduate Admissions

Welcome to the Office of Graduate Admissions, which handles all aspects of graduate recruitment and admissions for the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS). The college's graduate programs cover a diverse selection of subject areas, including conflict resolution, family therapy, college student affairs, multidisciplinary studies, national security affairs, and composition, rhetoric, and digital media.

The office regularly hosts special events, including open houses and webinars featuring our expert faculty. Please contact us with any questions.

Upcoming Events

  • TBA

Event Listings

  • "National Security in a Time of Pandemic" - National Security Affairs and International Relations information sessions
    April 30 & May 7, 2020 | Flyer
  • Love in a Time of Pandemic
    May 13, 2020 | Flyer
  • Family Systems Perspective to Managing Stress During COVID-19
    May 15, 2020 | Flyer
  • "The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in a Time of Pandemic" - Conflict Analysis and Resolution information session
    May 19, 2020 | Flyer
  • "Involving the Family: Key to School Success and Safety"
    May 29, 2020 | Flyer

Recordings

  • Can video games be a valuable form of literacy and be used for educational, activist, and scientific purposes? with Eric Mason, Ph.D. Click HERE.
  • Fight Back Against Fake News: Become a More Critical Reader & News Consumer with Janine Morris, Ph.D. (2020) Click HERE.
  • Fight Back Against Fake News: Become a More Critical Reader & News Consumer with Janine Morris, Ph.D. (2019) Click HERE.
  • Giving Peace a Chance with Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D. Click HERE.
  • Medical Sociology in the Field in Agate, Ghana: Healthcare Access, Obstacles, and Power with Joyce Avotri Wuaku, Ph.D., and Eileen Smith-Cavros, Ph.D. Click HERE.
  • National Security Affairs and International Relations information session. Click HERE.
  • Skills for Positive Social Change: An Introduction to Conflict Resolution with Robin Cooper, Ph.D. Click HERE.
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis: Thirteen days the world stood on the brink of nuclear Armageddon with David Kilroy, Ph.D. Click HERE.

Marcia Arango

Marcia ArangoAssistant Director III, Graduate Admissions

(954) 262-3006
Office: Mailman-Hollywood 228


Marcia Arango is an Assistant Director for Graduate Admissions who works with applicants to the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. She has worked at Nova Southeastern University since 2002.

Nicole Chavannes

Nicole ChavannesAssistant Director I, Graduate Admissions

Office: Mailman-Hollywood

Education:

  • B.A. Nova Southeastern University

Nicole Chavannes is an Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions for the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. She mainly works in the areas of marketing and recruitment. She has worked as a Graduate Assistant Coordinator for NSU's Writing and Communication Center, as well as Copy Editor for The Current and freelance writer for Lifestyle Magazine. Nicole earned her Bachelor of Arts in English from Nova Southeastern University with a minor in writing. She is currently pursuing a master's degree in Composition, Rhetoric, and Digital Media.

Christopher Guanche

Chris GuancheWeb/Digital Media Specialist I

(954) 262-7132
Office: Mailman-Hollywood 307

Education:

  • B.S. Florida International University

Christopher Guanche is a Web/Digital Media Specialist working in support of NSU's College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS). His responsibilities include writing marketing materials and managing website updates and social media channels. Prior to joining NSU, Guanche worked as a reporter and assistant editor for several publications under the umbrella of the South Florida Sun Sentinel's Forum Publishing Group. He also worked as a freelance writer at the Miami Herald, covering several communities in Miami-Dade County. Guanche earned a bachelor's degree in Communication with a concentration in print journalism as well as a paralegal certificate from Florida International University. He is currently pursuing a master's degree in Conflict Analysis and Resolution.

Andrea Shaw Nevins

Andrea NevinsAssistant Dean for Academic Affairs/Senior Team Leader, Office of Graduate Admissions

(954) 262-8208
Office: Mailman-Hollywood 223

Education:

  • Ph.D.University of Miami
  • M.F.A. Florida International University
  • M.A. Florida International University
  • B.B.A. Florida International University

Andrea Shaw Nevins, Ph.D., is Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs and Director of the NSU Center for the Humanities at NSU's College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS). Her research interests include Caribbean and African Diaspora literature, film and popular culture. She is author of The Embodiment of Disobedience: Fat Black Women's Unruly Political Bodies (Lexington Press) and Working Juju: Fantastical Imaginings of the Caribbean (University of Georgia Press). She is also author of several book chapters, including chapters in Archipelagos of Sound: Transnational Caribbeanities, Women and Music (University of the West Indies Press), Music, Memory and Resistance: Calypso and the Caribbean Literary Imagination (Ian Randle Publishers), The Supernatural Revamped: From Timeworn Legends to 21st Century Chic (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press), and Embodiment and Eating Disorders Theory, Research, Prevention and Treatment (Routledge).

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