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Student Leadership and Civic Engagement

NSU COMMUNITY HURRICANE RELIEF EFFORTS

The Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement has coordinated the following opportunities for members of the NSU Community to become civically engaged in hurricane relief efforts. Please contact slce@nova.edu or 954-262-7195 for more information or to find ways to help support our NSU Community and our surrounding areas.

Donations for United Way/Red Cross:

Currently the Division of Student Affairs and College of Undergraduate Studies is accepting donations for Hurricane Relief. Items can be dropped off at NSU Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus, Rosenthal Building, Second Floor, Room 207. We are currently identifying additional drop of locations across campus and will provide an update once this has been determined. Kindly keep your donations to the following items.

All items should be new and unopened.

  • Male and Female Hygiene Products
  • Diapers
  • Toilet Paper
  • Water
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Non-Perishable Food Items
  • Cleaning Products and Kits
  • New Towels
  • New Blankets
  • Unwrapped toys

Financial Donations:

  • NSU CARES
    • The NSU CARES fund is established to help those students and employees who are most in need of assistance. Please consider making a donation or volunteering time to help these individuals return to a sense of normalcy, in what are quite abnormal times.
    • You can also contribute by texting NSUCARES to 41444.
    • To volunteer and provide assistance to those in need, please email nsucares@nova.edu or visit http://www.nova.edu/nsu-cares/index.html to pledge a financial contribution.

Civic Engagement and Volunteer Fair:

  • October 6, 2017 from 11:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Don Taft UC Spine
    • Community Partners will be present to establish connections with NSU Community Members for volunteer efforts.
    • Big Red Bus will be present for blood donations. (TBD)
    • A Thank You Note and Note of Encouragement station will be provided for NSU Community Members to create for First Responders.
    • Donations of the following items will be accepted for the United Way/Red Cross.

All items should be new and unopened.

  • Male and Female Hygiene Products
  • Diapers
  • Toilet Paper
  • Water
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Non-Perishable Food Items
  • Cleaning Products and Kits
  • New Towels
  • New Blankets
  • Unwrapped and packaged toys

Service Opportunities:

The Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement is coordinating the following Service Trips for NSU Students as part of their existing efforts to provide service opportunities for NSU Students.

  • Sharks And Service:
    • October 13–15, 2017
      • Topic: Hurricane Disaster Relief
      • Site: South Florida
  • December 10–16, 2017 
    • Topic:  Food Insecurity and Youth
    • Site: Ashville, North Carolina
  • Spring Break, March 5–9, 2018
    • Topic: Hurricane Disaster Relief
    • Sites: New Orleans, LA and Houston, TX
  • Summer Break, May 2018
    • Topic: Hurricane Disaster Relief
    • Site: Puerto Rico, TBD

Campus Engagement Activity:

The Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement and RecWell is hosting Dodges for Donations, an Extreme Dodge Ball tournament. This provides an opportunity to donate items and be civically engaged and also provide a fun activity for participants to come together as a community.

SLCE’s Dodges for Donations, Extreme Dodge Ball Tournament

October 6, 2017, 4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

To sign up visit: www.imleagues.com/novasoutheastern

Each team of 5 members will be required to provide one “boxed donations” as outlined below:

All items should be new and unopened.

  • Male and Female Hygiene Products
  • Diapers
  • Toilet Paper
  • Water
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Non-Perishable Food Items
  • Cleaning Products and Kits
  • New Towels
  • New Blankets
  • Unwrapped and packaged toys

Student Leadership and Civic Engagement, also known as “SLCE” is located on the 2nd floor of the Rosenthal Student Center. 

The SLCE is home to:

  • Days of Service
  • Emerging Leaders Experience (ELE) – 1, 2, and Greek ELE
  • Fall and Winter Volunteer Fairs
  • Leadership Awards
  • Leadership Conference
  • Leadershape South Florida participants
  • Razor’s Edge Leadership/Scholarship Program
  • Service-based student organizations
  • SERV hours program
  • Service Meet & Greet
  • Shark and Service (SAS) Trips  
  • Wide-range of community affiliates for service projects

With a wide range of opportunities to grow as a leader and become engaged in the campus community, as well as in the local Fort Lauderdale region, and internationally, chances are there is an opportunity to begin your journey, and if there is something you have an interest in that is not already here, let’s make it happen!  

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