2022 NSU Fact Book

2022 FACT BOOK 39 2001 • The 325,000-square-foot Library, Research, and Information Technology Center was dedicated. It is a joint-use facility that resulted from an innovative agreement between NSU and the Broward County Board of County Commissioners. The new facility is one of the largest library buildings in Florida. • The United States Army selected NSU to be an educational partner in eArmyU, a consortium designed to deliver online degree programs to soldiers. • The Family Center was renamed the Mailman Segal Institute for Early Childhood Studies. • Ground was broken for the Jim & Jan Moran Family Center Village and a $6 million challenge grant to the center was announced by JM Family Enterprises, Inc. • The School of Social and Systemic Studies changed its name to the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences. • The Shepard Broad Law Center launched the first online master’s degree in health law for non-lawyers offered by an accredited law school. 2002 • The board of trustees approved a name change from the Farquhar Center for Undergraduate Studies to the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. • The undergraduate business majors were moved to the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship. • Construction began for new facilities for the Orlando Student Educational Center in the new Mall at Millenia. • NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine received a grant from the U.S. Public Health Service that supports the establishment of the first pediatric residency in Broward and Palm Beach counties. • NSU was approved for active membership as part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association effective September 1, 2002, as announced by the NCAA Division II Membership Committee. • Nova Southeastern University accepted an invitation to join the Sunshine State Conference of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (Division II) beginning with the 2002–03 academic year. • In fall 2002, the university had the largest annual increase in student enrollment (13 percent) since it merged with Southeastern University of the Health Sciences in 1994. 2003 • The new 110,000-square-foot Jim & Jan Moran Family Center Village housing the Mailman Segal Institute for Early Childhood Studies was dedicated. • The new 261,000-square-foot Carl DeSantis Building housing the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship and the Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences was dedicated. • In honor of his generosity, NSU’s library was renamed the Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center after developer Alvin Sherman. 2004 • Ground was broken for construction of the new 366,000-square-foot University Center. Planned features include a sports arena, fitness facilities, The Student Union and Resource Center, food and beverage services, and a performing arts facility. • The Shepard Broad Law Center celebrated its 30th anniversary. • The NSU University School’s Middle School was dedicated as the Joanne and Edward Dauer Middle School Building in honor of the Dauer family’s lasting support and contributions to the NSU University School. • NSU hosted a visit and conferred an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters on His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet. During the visit, His Holiness blessed a Buddhist Prayer Wheel, donated by Albert Miniaci, that will be on permanent display in the Sherman Library.

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