Carnegie Foundation Designation

In 2010, NSU earned the prestigious, elective Carnegie Foundation Designation as a Community Engaged Institution in both categories: “Curricular Engagement” and “Outreach and Partnerships”.  Click below to learn more.

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Health Care Centers

Health Care Centers

Health Care Centers
Nova Southeastern University operates 20 clinic operations in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.

Community Outreach

Nova Southeastern University goes beyond its primary mission of providing school and university curricula by reaching out to the community with diverse community service and clinical programs, community-based research and resources. NSU ranks third among all private colleges nationally in the percentage of federal work-study dollars that it devotes to community service according to researchers at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

Excellence in Community Engagement Nomination Procedures

The 2016 application for excellence in community engagement awards is now available. Please review the information at the links below.

  1. President's Distinguished Professor Guidelines(Faculty Nomination Guidelines)
  2. President's Excellence in Community Service Awards (Staff/Technical Award and Administrator/Professional Award Guidelines)
  3. Selection Criteria

Application Deadline – September 23, 2016
Applications will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed by committee without all required documents. Applications should be sent via inter-office to Dr. Packer-Muti, Institutional and Community Engagement. Winners will be notified by December 15, 2016. Good Luck!


  • Kathy Thomas, Ed.D. Fischler College of Education
  • Jacquelyn Browne, Ph.D. L.C.S.W  College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Nicole Cook, Ph.D. M.P.A College of Osteopathic Medicine


  • Stephanie Petrosky, MHA, RDN, FAND, College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Sharon Sullivan, M.M.H.S Office of Advancement and Community Relations
  • Angela Yehl, Psy.D. College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences


  • Jennifer O'Flannery Anderson, Ph.D. VP for Advancement and Community Relations
  • Kim Durham, Psy.D. College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Wren Newman, SLP.D College of Health Care Sciences