2022 NSU Fact Book

20 NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY HIGHLIGHTS u Nova Southeastern University goes beyond its primary mission by reaching out to the community with diverse community service programs and resources. Nova Southeastern University is 1 of only 360 colleges and universities nationally selected for the Carnegie Foundation’s Community Engagement Classification, and only 1 of 59 colleges and universities to hold both community engaged and high research activity designations. The community engagement classification acknowledges significant commitment to, and demonstration of, community engagement. The following is a partial list of the community service programs, events, and facilities provided. ABRAHAM S. FISCHLER COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND SCHOOL OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE • Access Plus—Support Program for College Students with Autism • Autism Speaks • Baudhuin Preschool—Education Program for Preschool-Age Children, in Agreement with Broward Public Schools • Criminal Justice Forum • Early Learning Coalition of Broward, Childcare Training Program • Educational Leadership Advisory Committee (ELAC) • Florida Department of Children and Families, Child Care Training Coordination • Jamaica Literacy and Back to School • Kapila Family Foundation Starting Right Program— Early Intervention Parent/Child Program • Mako Math • Puerto Rico Literacy and Back to School • Special Olympics of Florida, Strong Minds • St. Vincent and the Grenadines La Soufriere Volcano Eruption Service Project • Teacher Preparation Advisory Committee (TPAC) • The Academy—Private Pre-K Program • Trauma Informed-Care Training Program, in agreement with Early Learning Career Center/ Children’s Forum Inc. • University Hospital, Mirebalais, Haiti: Literacy and Bags of Love Project • Women in Distress/Jim & Jan Moran Family Center, Project: Give a little, Care a Lot ALVIN SHERMAN LIBRARY • A Case Study Using DNA to Corroborate a Family’s Oral Tradition • Annual Power Publishing Day • APA Citing Sources Workshops • Arts Alive Series • Back to School Events • Black History Events and Workshops • Book Club Happy Hour • Canciones y Cuentos, Songs and Stories (online) • Career Database Instruction: Résumé and Cover Letter • Circle of Friends Presents: Author Talk Series • Cite Black Woman, a Social Justice Workshop • Community Outreach Database and Research Instruction • Computer Camp Workshops • Elementary School Outreach Programs • Family Deep Dives: Hispanic Heritage • Family Tree Maker: A GSBC/Family Tree Maker Collaborative Class • Foundation and Grant Workshops Series • Friday Movie Matinee Discussion • Genealogical Society of Broward County Monthly Meetings • Happy Hobbies Series • Harry Potter Book Night • Health and Wellness Series: Early Literacy • Health and Wellness Series: Gun Safety—Protecting Your Children • Health and Wellness Series: Link Between Chronic Stress and Autism Disorder • Health and Wellness Series: Myopia in Children • Health and Wellness Series: Supporting Young Children • Health and Wellness Series: What Is Autism Spectrum Disorder • Health and Wellness Series: Why Talking to Kids About Cancer Is Crucial • Heartwalk—Sherman Heroes • Library 101: LinkedIn Learning • Library Ambassador Program • My First Fine Arts • Outreach Programs: PBS and Miss Penny—A Day with a Children’s Librarian • Pace Collaboration/ Educational • Raise a Reader Storytime (online) Community Outreach