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About Institutional and Community Engagement

The primary objective of the Office of Institutional and Community Engagement (ICE) is to facilitate, coordinate, and document the implementation of NSU’s institutional and community initiatives and to direct and disseminate information about the systematic, integrated processes that assess them. The Office provides resources and assistance to students, faculty, administration and staff of Nova Southeastern University as well as to NSU’s community affiliates.

Who Are We

  • Kimberly Cronin, M.S. Assistant Director, Operations
    Phone: (954) 262-5386

Kimberly Cronin, M.S is the Assistant Director in the office of Institutional Effectiveness  at Nova Southeastern University (NSU).  She has worked at NSU for 18 years in a variety of capacities. Kimberly has strong ties to the community.  She is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, and is currently in the final stages of her Doctorial Degree at Nova Southeastern University. 


What We Do

  • Coordinate the compilation of all community outreach activities through NSU’s Community Collaboration Database.
  • Coordinate the activities of the Community Collaboration Committee and NSU’s Community Task Force
  • Provide resources to faculty for curricular service learning
  • Review SACSCOC and Carnegie standards to ensure that the assessment of these data will meet those needs
  • Identify areas/pockets of community involvement not previously identified.
  • Assess community affiliates through an annual survey to provide feedback from the affiliates to program deans, directors and to NSU’s central administration
  • Coordinate specialized annual awards to faculty, administrators and staff for community involvement

NSU Accreditation

Nova Southeastern University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s, educational specialist, doctoral, and professional degrees. Nova Southeastern University also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Nova Southeastern University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (

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