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Student Opportunities

The following student opportunities are encouraged within NSU's College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and the Department of Literature and Modern Languages.

Sigma Tau Delta: English Honor Society

Students who are English majors or minors and have achieved high academic accomplishment may be eligible for membership in Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society. For more information, please contact Dr. Marlisa Santos, santosm@nova.edu.

El Cafecito: Coffee and Conversation Hour

El Cafecito brings together Spanish language students, native and heritage Spanish speakers and Spanish-language enthusiasts to speak and practice Spanish in a relaxed setting. El Cafecito meets several times a semester and is moderated by Spanish faculty and advanced Spanish students in the DLML. It is open to all members of the NSU community and public. For more information, contact Dr. Aileen Miyuki Farrar in the Department of Literature and Modern Languages, afarrar@nova.edu.

Au Café: Coffee and Conversation Hour

Au Café brings together French-language students, native and heritage French speakers, and French-language enthusiasts to speak and practice French in a relaxed setting. Au Café meets several times a semester and is moderated by French instructors in the Department of Literature and Modern Languages. It is open to all members of the NSU community and public. For more information, contact Dr. Aileen Miyuki Farrar in the Department of Literature and Modern Languages, afarrar@nova.edu.

Style Us: Writing and Professionalization Workshops

Style Us is a series hosted by the Department of Literature and Modern Languages (DLML) that focuses on preparing literature and language students and enthusiasts from across the university with the strong communication and etiquette skills necessary to navigate and challenge the writing and professional conventions of their fields. In the past, DLML has hosted workshops focused on social media etiquette, interview preparation, and exploration of career paths available to English majors and students minoring in one of our many other areas—including Spanish, Medical Humanities, Film Studies, Gender Studies, Folklore & Mythology, Humanities, and English. At these workshops, students also get a chance to meet guest speakers ranging from NSU alumni and administrators to professionals of Broward. Upcoming workshops will continue this focus on academic and professional conventions while expanding to include creative writing. For more information, contact Dr. Aileen Miyuki Farrar afarrar@nova.edu.

Story Booth: What’s Your Story?

Story Booth is a series hosted by the Department of Literature and Modern Languages (DLML) that fosters community and diverse cultural and social expressions through an understanding and appreciation of global literatures and languages. Stories are universal and they help us to make sense of the world by sharing our experiences. DLML’s Story Booth partners with student organizations across the university to hear how each of us makes meaning. From remembering our first stories to conversations about the power, good and bad, of fiction, Story Booth connects us. What’s your story? For more information, contact Dr. Aileen Miyuki Farrar afarrar@nova.edu.

NSU’s Annual Film Series: The Reel

The Reel is brought to you by the Department of Literature and Modern Languages and First Year Seminar Program. This series offers NSU students, faculty, and other members of the university and local community curated film screenings three times per Fall and Winter semester at the Alvin Sherman Library. Each night is free of charge. For more information contact Dr. Aileen Miyuki Farrar, afarrar@nova.edu or Dr. Kate Waites, waitesk@nova.edu.

Undergraduate Student Symposium and Film Festival

The Undergraduate Student Symposium is a showcase for student scholarship in research and creative projects. Students may submit applications for research papers for presentation or poster format. There is also a Student Film Festival, in which exceptional student short films are showcased and judged.

NSU’s Student Book Club: Wyrd

Wyrd is an official student organization that seeks to unite individuals with a common interest in reading and literature. They work to foster a love of reading, literature, and discussion; provide an outlet for creativity and critical thinking; and use literature as a way to learn more about current and past societal issues. For more information, please contact the faculty advisor, Dr. Aileen Miyuki Farrar (afarrar@nova.edu), or visit their Instagram.

Digressions

NSU’s student-run literary magazine. Students work as editors and designers as they create this annual publication of student work. Students are also encouraged to submit original works of poetry, short fiction, artwork, and photography for publication. For more information, call (954) 262-8233 or email mscanlon@nova.edu

The Current

NSU's student-run newspaper (apply to be a staff writer, editor, or reporter).

Radio X

NSU's radio station 88.5 FM (apply to be a scriptwriter, on-air personality, or contributor).

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