Office of Public Affairs
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(800) 541-6682 x25357
Fax: (954) 262-3954

All representatives from the media are required to obtain permission from the Office of Public Affairs prior to visiting campus. Journalists may only take photographs and video footage or conduct interviews on Nova Southeastern University's campus or inside any NSU building when accompanied by a member of the Public Affairs team. To arrange an interview with NSU faculty, staff, or students, please call the contacts listed below or dial (954) 262-5357.

For NSU News and Information

Members of the media should contact:

Julie Spechler, Director, Office of Public Affairs

Office: (954) 262-5348 
Cell: (954) 591-3361 


  • Leads the Public Affairs Team
  • Primary Spokesperson
  • Executive Communications
  • All Off-site Campuses in U.S. and Abroad
  • Public Safety/Emergency for external media
  • Alumni and Donor Relations

Joe Donzelli, Associate Director, Office of Public Affairs
Office: (954) 262-2159
Cell: (954) 661-4571


  • Athletics Liaison
  • College of Engineering and Computing
  • College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
  • College of Psychology
  • Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography

Marla Oxenhandler, Associate Director, Office of Public Affairs
Office: (954) 262-5315
Cell: (954) 770-9204


  • College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
  • Farquhar Honors College
  • H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business
  • Mailman Segal Center for Human Development
  • Shepard Broad College of Law

Jeremy Katzman, Associate Director, Office of Public Affairs
Office: (954) 262-5408
Cell: (954) 661-7000


  • Biotechnology
  • Health Professions Divisions' Eight Colleges:
    • Allopathic Medicine
    • Dental Medicine
    • Health Care Sciences (Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant, Anesthesiologist Assistant, Sonography, Respiratory Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, Athletic Training)
    • Medical Sciences
    • Nursing
    • Optometry
    • Osteopathic Medicine
    • Pharmacy
  • Office of Research and Technology Transfer

Vera Mandilovitch, Associate Director, Office of Public Affairs
Office: (954) 262-5309
Cell: (954) 882-3570


  • Abraham S. Fischler College of Education
  • Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center
  • Division of Student Affairs and College of Undergraduate Studies:
    • Career Development
    • International Affairs
  • Don Taft University Center and Arena
  • International Affairs (under Enrollment and Student Services)
  • University School (K-12 Private Preparatory School)

Brandon L. Hensler, M.S., APR, Interim Executive Director, University Relations
Office: (954) 262-5385
Cell: (954) 393-5926