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2018 News and Events

DWC Associate Professor Juliette Kitchens wins award
Tuesday, 11/27/18

CAHSS Department of Writing and Communication Associate Professor of Writing Juliette Kitchens, Ph.D., was awarded the Whedon Studies Association Book of the Year for her edited collection, At Home in the Whedonverse (McFarland, 2017).

DHPS alumnae take on new challenges
Friday, 11/02/18

Two alumnae from CAHSS’ Department of History and Political Science are putting their degrees to work in their post-NSU lives.

NSU students, faculty presented at conflict resolution conference
Friday, 11/02/18

Faculty members, students, and alumni represented CAHSS' Department of Conflict Resolution Studies at the Association for Conflict Resolution’s 2018 conference in Pittsburgh from Oct. 3-6.

South Florida Writer/Editor Hector Mojena To Host Multimedia Publishing Workshop On Thursday, Nov. 1
Saturday, 10/27/18

On Thursday, Nov. 1, South Florida writer and editor Hector Mojena will visit Nova Southeastern University’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus to present the publishing workshop “Breaking into Multimedia Publishing: Writing, Editing and Networking Strategies.”

DWC Hosts Second Annual 'Coffee & Communication' Info/Networking Event
Friday, 10/19/18

On Monday, Sept. 17, the Department of Writing and Communication, within NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, invited students and alumni to attend its second annual “Coffee & Communication” event, bringing together B.A. in Communication majors, alumni, faculty and interested students for an afternoon of networking and, of course, coffee.

Diversity Dialogues tackles microaggressions
Friday, 10/05/18

The second Fall 2018 event for the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences’ Diversity Dialogues addressed the subject of microaggressions.

DWC Hosted ‘CRDM Summer Celebration’
Tuesday, 10/02/18

On Thursday, June 14, the Department of Writing and Communication in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences honored M.A. in Composition, Rhetoric, and Digital Media program graduates, scholarship recipients and award winners from the 2017-2018 academic year during its “CRDM Summer Celebration” that took place in the NSU Write from the Start Writing and Communication Center (WCC). The event, sponsored by the CAHSS SGA, was held in the WCC’s Teaching and Learning Studio and featured guest speakers from CAHSS SGA, NSU Career Development and the Department of Writing and Communication Alumni Relations.

DWC Offered Summer Workshops For Teens
Tuesday, 10/02/18

This summer, the Department of Writing and Communication in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences partnered up with the Alvin Sherman Library to offer various workshops for teens taught by DWC faculty and graduate students. The workshops took place on select Tuesdays and were held from 4-6 p.m. in the Alvin Sherman Library.

‘Discussions With Dr. Gaillet’ To Feature Two-Part Event Lynne Gaillet, Ph.D.
Thursday, 09/27/18

On Monday, Oct. 1, the Department of Writing and Communication within the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences will welcome Lynne Gaillet, Ph.D., distinguished university professor and chair of the English Department at Georgia State University during the two-part event “Discussions with Dr. Gaillet.”

CAHSS students visit Europe as part of genocide course
Thursday, 07/26/18

Reading about genocide is not an easy topic, but traveling to the places where it happened is an essential part of the CAHSS undergraduate history course taught by Professor Gary Gershman, Ph.D., J.D.

NSU clinics teamed up for Optimizing Mental Wellness event
Friday, 06/29/18

The clinics housed within NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, the College of Psychology, and the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development joined forces for the Optimizing Mental Wellness event.

B.A. in Communication majors showcase their work at NSU’s 2018 Student Film Festival
Monday, 06/25/18

In April 2018, five NSU undergraduate communication students were given the opportunity to showcase their short films at the university’s Student Film Festival as part of NSU’s Undergraduate Student Symposium, an annual event hosted by the Farquhar Honors College showcasing the outstanding scholarship of NSU undergraduate students through student poster displays, oral presentations, performances and film presentations.

Digressions literary magazine releases Volume 15
Friday, 06/22/18

Looking for some summer reading? Check out the latest volume of Digressions literary magazine, which showcases the “the complexities of humanity” and the themes of human emotion, nature, revolution, rebuilding and more.

High school students invited to apply to NSU’s Second Annual Ice Cream Entrepreneur Program
Thursday, 06/28/18

Looking for a fun, creative and free way to spend your summer? Here’s the scoop! High school students are invited to apply to take part in Nova Southeastern University’s Second Annual Ice Cream Entrepreneur Program, taking place July 16-20, 2018, on NSU’s main campus as part of National Ice Cream Month.

DWC Associate Professor Molly Scanlon named finalist for STUEY award
Friday, 06/22/18

In March 2018, Department of Writing and Communication Associate Professor of Writing Molly Scanlon, Ph.D., was announced as a finalist for Professor of the Year as part of NSU’s 20th Annual Student Life Achievement Awards.

NSU undergraduate student composes new university alma mater
Friday, 06/22/18

During the Fall 2017 semester, Nova Southeastern University undergraduate student Malique Elder sought to showcase school spirit and a sense of community by composing a new version of NSU’s alma mater. The project was completed through WRIT 4990, a writing independent study offered through NSU’s Department of Writing and Communication in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

DWC graduate students earn SWCA Graduate Tutor Awards
Thursday, 05/03/18

In February, M.A. in Composition, Rhetoric, and Digital Media students Jacqueline Lytle and Emalee Shrewsbury in CAHSS' Department of Writing and Communication earned SWCA Graduate Tutor Awards from the Southeastern Writing Center Association (SWCA) for their work with the NSU Write from the Start Writing and Communication Center (WCC). The award recognizes graduate tutors for outstanding leadership commitment and overall excellence in an SWCA writing center.

CAHSS Alum is the Award-winning Director of Student Inclusion at Jacksonville University
Tuesday, 05/01/18

Patrice Abner, M.S., graduate of the master’s program in College Student Affairs (CSA) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), is the Director of Student Inclusion at Jacksonville University. This was a new position and Abner has been able to create the vision and direction of the Student Inclusion Center.

CAHSS Freshman Receives DHPS Student Scholar Fund Award and Presents at PSA National Political Science Honor Society Conference
Wednesday, 04/25/18

David Rocha, freshman student in the Department of History and Political Science (DHPS,) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), presented a paper at the Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society National Student Research Conference. The George Washington University in DC hosted the conference.

CAHSS Students Receive Honors at the 2018 Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference
Tuesday, 04/24/18

The Nova International Relations Association (NIRA) is the Model United Nations team in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS). NIRA recently participated in the Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference in Charlotte, NC. This year’s theme was “Global Interdependence and the Changing Role of the United Nations.”

CAHSS Alum is Vice-Mayor of Miami Gardens
Tuesday, 04/24/18

Erhabor Ighodaro, Ph.D., a graduate of the doctoral program in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS), is the Vice-Mayor of the City of Miami Gardens.

DWC faculty awarded research grant
Friday, 04/20/18

In January 2018, Janine Morris, Ph.D., assistant professor of writing within the NSU CAHSS Department of Writing and Communication, was awarded a Conference on College Composition & Communication (CCCC) Research Initiative Grant. The grant will fund research for her cross-institutional study “Great Expectations: Discovering First-Year Writing Students’ Backgrounds and Assumptions about Online Writing Instruction.”

CAHSS Alum are Faculty at Salisbury University
Tuesday, 04/10/18

Four alumni from the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) are faculty within the Department of Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution at Salisbury University in Maryland.

CAHSS Alum is an Equal Employment Specialist at the Library of Congress
Tuesday, 04/10/18

Jorge Rice, Ph.D., 2015 graduate of the doctoral program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) was named an Equal Employment Specialist for the Library of Congress.

CAHSS Faculty, Students and Alum Present at 2018 International Family Association World Congress in Thailand
Tuesday, 03/27/18

Michael Reiter, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), three DFT doctoral students, and an alumnus presented at the 2018 International Family Therapy Association World Congress held in Bangkok, Thailand.

CAHSS Alum is Named Dean of Students at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus
Tuesday, 03/27/18

Jaime Anzalotta, Ph.D., doctoral graduate of the Conflict Analysis and Resolution program in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) was named Dean of Students at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus.

DWC partners with University School to create fellowship
Tuesday, 03/20/18

NSU University School students who dream of a career in communication can now get a head start with the Department of Writing and Communication’s newly launched “Careers in Communication” fellowship. The fellowship, formed through a partnership between the Department of Writing and Communication within NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and NSU University School, provides select students with the opportunity to experience life as a communication major at NSU while learning about future careers in communication, including digital media production, journalism and strategic communication.

CAHSS Alum on the Board of National Society for Experiential Education
Tuesday, 03/20/18

Teri Tribuba Williams, Ph.D., graduate of the master’s and doctoral programs in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is on the Board of Directors of the National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE).

DWC hires new visiting assistant professor
Thursday, 03/08/18

Mario D’Agostino walked away from a finance degree he had nearly completed to focus on his love of writing. Now, he works as a Visiting Assistant Professor in CAHSS’ Department of Writing and Communication.

CAHSS Alumnus Appointed to the Board of Trustees, King Abdulaziz Centre for National Dialogue
Tuesday, 03/06/18

Ghadah Al Ghunaim, Ph.D., doctoral graduate from NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), was appointed by the King of Saudi Arabia, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, to the Board of Trustees of the King Abdulaziz Centre for National Dialogue.

CAHSS receives grant to research equine therapy
Thursday, 03/01/18

A new grant awarded to CAHSS’ Department of Family Therapy will fund research into the effectiveness of equine therapy.

CAHSS Alumna Named Senior Program Manager at US Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution
Tuesday, 02/27/18

Marci DuPraw, Ph.D., doctoral graduate from NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), was named Senior Program Manager at the US Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution (US Institute).

NSU Chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) launches
Wednesday, 02/21/18

Passionate about public relations? NSU students can now put their passion into practice by joining the newly launched NSU Chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America.

Communication major offers students experiential learning opportunities
Wednesday, 02/21/18

The newly relaunched communication major at Nova Southeastern University offers a variety of experiential learning opportunities. When students begin the major, they complete two practicum courses working with NSU Student Media and, toward the end of their major, they complete an internship of their choice.

DWC hosting event with author and literacy scholar
Wednesday, 02/07/18

This March, NSU's Department of Writing and Communication will host Rebecca Lorimer Leonard, Ph.D., assistant professor of English at UMass Amherst and author of “Writing on the Move: Migrant Women and the Value of Literacy.” The two-day guest lecture series, taking place Monday, March 12, and Tuesday, March 13, is sponsored by the department and the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Student Government Association and will be offered to students and faculty in DWC’s M.A. in Composition, Rhetoric, and Digital Media program.

DWC hosts "Coffee & Communication" event
Tuesday, 02/06/18

On Thursday, Nov. 2, NSU’s Department of Writing of Communication hosted a fall event titled “Coffee & Communication,” bringing together current COMM majors, alumni, faculty and Deciding students for an afternoon of coffee, community-building and networking.

NSU hosting Family Therapy Preview Weekend
Friday, 02/02/18

NSU's College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences will host a special preview of the Marriage and Family Therapy programs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 24, 2018, in the Maxwell Maltz Building at the Fort Lauderdale-Davie Campus.

CAHSS Alum is Inducted into National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
Monday, 01/29/18

Stanley Zamor, M.S., graduate of the master’s program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution and the B.S. in Legal Studies in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS), has been inducted into the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.

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