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Homecoming & Alumni Week 2017

Homecoming and Alumni Week

Home is more than a place, it's a feeling - and Homecoming & Alumni Week 2017 is officially here! Come home to NSU to reconnect with fellow alumni and see how much NSU has grown!

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Schedule of Events

Saturday, November 4th

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship Alumni Kick-off to Homecoming Breakfast
Carl DeSantis Building


To kick-off to NSU Homecoming & Alumni Week, the Huizenga Alumni will enjoy breakfast with Dean Preston Jones, D.B.A, networking and an exciting discussion titled “Leadership in Two Directions”.

12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Farquhar Honors College Alumni & Friends BBQ
University Center


All Graduates from the Honors program and their families are invited to join Dean Don Rosenblum for a family friendly barbeque.

7:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Shepard Broad College of Law All Class Reunion
Shepard Broad College of Law Atrium


The Shepard Broad College of Law welcomes back law alumni from all classes over the last 40 years to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first graduating class.

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

College of Pharmacy 30 Year Anniversary
Crowne Plaza Hollywood, FL


Alumni and friends are invited to join the NSU College of Pharmacy to celebrate 30 years of excellence for a cocktail reception with live music and dancing.

Tuesday, November 7th

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m

Trifecta Lunch
Alvin Sherman Library


Are you a NSU faculty/staff member that graduated from NSU and made a gift back to NSU in the last year? If so, you are part of the "Trifecta Alumni" and will be invited to join us for a special recognition event.

Wednesday, November 8th

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

NSU Chats: Homecoming Edition


If you can’t make it to campus during Alumni Week, you can still join us online for a special edition of NSU Chats. Connect with other alumni, grow your professional network and offer advice to current NSU students during your lunch break.

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Huizenga Alumni Shark Social
Carl DeSantis Building/Sales Institute


As Alumni/Homecoming Week continues at NSU, the Huizenga Alumni will gather again to Network with fellow alumni, faculty and staff. Guests will enjoy complimentary drinks and hor d'oeuvres while they reunite with their former classmates. Don’t forget to bring your business cards for networking and gift drawings! This complimentary event is for Huizenga Alumni and one guest.

7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

NSU Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Dinner
Rick Case Arena

RSVP/More Information: Contact Kim Carbo (954) 262-8254

Welcome the newest members to the NSU Sharks Hall of Fame during this special induction dinner and ceremony.

7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

NSU Chats: Homecoming Edition


If you can’t make it to campus during Alumni Week, you can still join us online for a special edition of NSU Chats. After work you can join us online to connect with other alumni, grow your professional network and offer advice to current NSU students.

Thursday, November 9th

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Distinguished Alumni Awards Induction Luncheon
Grande Oaks Golf Club


During this invitation only lunch we will recognize the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Honorees.

4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Annual Alumni Reception
Don Taft University Center - Second Floor


Socialize with faculty and alumni for a relaxing evening of networking, music, food and drinks.

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Distinguished Alumni Awards Keynote Speaker
Miniaci Performing Arts Center


Join the NSU community to celebrate the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Honorees and enjoy an evening of conversation with Jerry Greenfield, Co-Founder of Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Ice Cream.

Friday, November 10th

12:00 p.m.

College of Psychology: Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Presentation
Maxell Maltz Building - Room 2057


Join NSU’s College of Psychology’s 2017 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, Steve Gonzalez, Psy.D., for a special luncheon presentation titled: Adventures of a Veteran-Psychologist-Patriot: Behavioral Science, Forensic Psychology, and National Security.


6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 

Homecoming Alumni Reception
Club Room at the Rick Case Arena


Join fellow NSU alumni and friends at the NSU Alumni Association Reception at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy fabulous food, beverages and giveaways as we watch the Homecoming Basketball game from this VIP reception in the NSU Club Room. Pre-Registration required.

Homecoming Basketball Game vs. Florida National
Rick Case Arena

Cheer on the NSU Men’s Basketball team and welcome new Head Coach Jim Crutchfield as they tip-off the season against the Conquistadors of FNU at 7 p.m.

Saturday, November 11th 

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

College of Dental Medicine Continuing Education Program
NSU Alvin Sherman Library, Cotilla Gallery, 2nd Floor


All College of Dental Medicine alumni are invited to join the College’s Homecoming Continuing Education Program with guest speakers Dr. Marcus Lastimado and Dr. Michael Scherer.

11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Homecoming Barbecue
NSU Flight Deck in the Don Taft University Center


All alumni and families are invited to celebrate the end of Homecoming & Alumni Week with lunch and family entertainment.

1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Campus Walking Tours
William & Norma Horvitz Administration Building


Take a one hour guided, walking tour of campus, with a complete view of our academic and co-curricular facilities, including residence halls and much more!

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

College of Dental Medicine Class of 2002, 2007, and 2012 Reunion
Lauderdale Yacht Club


NSU's College of Dental Medicine is honoring 5, 10 and 15 year graduates! The classes of 2002, 2007 and 2012 are invited to join fellow alumni at the exclusive Lauderdale Yacht Club for this special celebration.

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