Undergraduate Admissions Nova Southeastern University Horvitz Administration Bldg. 3301 College Avenue Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Meet NSU Florida's Office of Undergraduate Admissions team. Our dedicated admission officers are here to assist you through the entire admission process and beyond. Once you locate your admission officer using the filter below, we invite you to schedule a one-on-one appointment so we can get to know you and answer your questions.
You're also welcome to join us for an in-person campus visit or virtual tour. We'll see you there with our fins up!
Dean of Undergraduate Admissions and International AffairsPhone: (954) 262-8000Denapoli@nova.edu
Fluent in Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and French
Degree: B.A. in Secondary Education and Spanish, M.S. in Foreign Language Education, Ed.D. in Educational Leadership
“Families should be proud of the university’s commitment to diversity and multiculturalism and to its role in ensuring that all NSU students graduate with the global skills they need to compete in an interdependent world."
Assistant Dean and Director of Data AnalyticsDirect: (954) 262-8007, Cell: (954) 496-1788Craig.Futterman@nova.edu
Degree: B.S. in Mathematics
“Whether you are attracted to NSU for its academics, athletics, clubs and organizations, or scholarships, you will find a multitude of possibilities that will help you succeed not only in the classroom, but in your career and beyond.”
Assistant Dean, Marketing and RecruitmentDirect: (954) 262-8137; Cell: (954) 298-4918Liza.Romansky@nova.edu
Degree: B.A. in Mass Communication, M.A. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution
"No matter what area of study you plan on majoring in, there is something at Nova Southeastern University where real world experience is occurring and the greater community is benefiting from it."
Assistant Dean, Campus Programs and RecruitmentDirect: (954) 262-7951; Cell: (954) 599-0076Bridget.Varisco@nova.edu
Degree: B.S. in Human Sciences, M.S. in Criminal Justice
“NSU offers a diverse catalog of majors and programs that allows students to gain a level of experience in their field unlike any other. Our experiential-based learning presents our students with the capability to involve themselves in research projects, internships, and other 'learn-by-doing’ activities outside of the classroom."
Senior DirectorDirect: (954) 262-8016, Cell: (954) 471-6188Clyde.Lewis@nova.edu
Counsels students interested in: Transferring - Last name V-Z
Degree: B.S. in Social Work; M.S. in Human Resource Management
"What makes NSU unique is the attention paid to detail in designing the academic curriculum. Input is often solicited from employers with the intent of producing graduates who meet their professional expectations."
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Senior Associate Director, Marketing and CommunicationsDirect: (954) 262-8048; Cell: (954) 253-6830Bradley.Bartlett@nova.edu
Counsels students interested in: Online: Last Name J-R
Degree: B.A. in Interpersonal and Public Communication
“You won’t find many schools with small class-sizes where ALL professors have the highest credentials in their field. Add the perks of tickets to Miami Dolphin home games and resort-like facilities on campus, and NSU will feel like a great (sunny and tropical) new home."
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Director, Premier Programs and Shark Preview WeekendsDirect: (954) 262-8059; (954) 257-2991Crysta.Diaz@nova.edu
Fluent in Spanish
Counsels students interested in: Online: Last Name A-I
Degree: B.A. in English Literature, M.S. in Higher Education Administration
“My favorite part about NSU is that our location offers students experiential learning opportunities that few other institutions can.”
Director, Campus Visit ExperienceDirect: (954) 262-8111; Cell: (954) 257-1840Jessica.Perez@nova.edu
Counsels students interested in: Online: Last Name S-Z
Degree: B.A. in Psychology, M.S. in Higher Education Administration
“From engaged learning environments to interactive on-campus experiences, NSU supports its students and encourages them to reach their full potential.”
Assistant DirectorDirect: (954) 262-8327; Cell: (954) 235-5889Elizabeth.Allbright@nova.edu
Counsels students from: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York - Western and Upstate, Rhode Island, Vermont; Brevard, Flagler, Indian River, Lake, Martin, Okeechobee, Seminole, and Volusia Counties Florida
Degree: B.S. in Biomedical Sciences
“With hands-on learning, both in and out of the classroom, and resources to help guide you every step of the way, NSU is the bridge to help you go from where you are to where you have always wanted to be.”
Admissions CounselorDirect: (954) 262-8004; Cell: (954) 256-4242Katie.Chin@nova.edu
Counsels students from: Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties Florida
Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts
"My favorite part about NSU is the unique premier programs that are offered, such as the Razor’s Edge Scholarship that is based on student interest as opposed to most merit-based scholarships."
Admissions CounselorDirect: (954) 262-8057; Cell: (954) 907-5293Lauren.Coughlin@nova.edu
Counsels students from: West Florida
Degree: B.S. in Management
“There is so much possibility for students here at NSU. From unique, hands-on experiences within our Premier Programs or the challenging curriculum in the Farquhar Honors College, NSU students are entering the competitive real-world prepared.”
Admissions CounselorDirect: (954) 262-8012; Cell: (954) 257-1603Jessica.Garnica@nova.edu
Counsels students from: Miami-Dade County Florida
Degree: B.S. in Biological Sciences
“I love the experiential learning opportunities offered to students at NSU, which enriches their academic journey and helps them reach their professional and personal goals”
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Assistant DirectorDirect: (954) 262-7476; Cell: (954) 599-2280Shanine.Gilpin@nova.edu
Counsels students from: New Jersey; Orange, Osceola, Putnam, and Saint Lucie Counties Florida
Degree: B.A. in Multimedia Journalism
"Two of my cousins and a high school friend from Jamaica, who is now a doctor, completed their studies at NSU. My younger sister is also a student here. The campus is beautiful, the student population is multicultural, the resources on campus are endless, and the opportunities to combine curricular and co-curricular interests and talents not only prepare you, but set you apart, when you are ready to enter the workforce."
Admissions CounselorDirect: (954) 262-7184; Cell: (754) 610-2187Caitlin.Hall@nova.edu
Counsels students from: Palm Beach and Broward Counties Florida
Degree: B.S. in Communication, B.S. in Sociology, M.Ed. in Educational Leadership
"There are so many things that make NSU stand out: premier programs, graduate pathways, and small class sizes, to name a few. What stands out most is the passion that faculty and staff have for building relationships with their students, which grants students access to numerous opportunities at NSU and beyond!"
Admissions CounselorDirect: (954) 262-8064; Cell: (954) 937-9369Lanisha.James@nova.edu
Counsels students from: North Florida and the Panhandle, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee
Degree: B.S. in Education, M.S. in Leadership
"NSU becomes your family away from home. Students who meet as strangers develop lifelong bonds, and just like parents/guardians, staff want only the very best for each and every student. With top notch educators, over 120 available clubs, and beautiful weather all year long, attending NSU will be the journey of a lifetime."
Associate DirectorDirect: (954) 262-8017; Cell: (954) 756-2778Scarlett.Schiraldi@nova.edu
Counsels students from: Broward County Florida
Degree: B.A. in Graphic Design
“NSU's best feature is its small class sizes. There is no substitute for the 1-1 attention students get from professors here, and participating in something like the Farquhar Honors College can make your classes feel even smaller!"
Associate DirectorDirect: (954) 262-8168; Cell: (954) 647-5892Lauren.Siwek@nova.edu
Degree: B.S. in Business Administration
“Here at NSU, you are not a number. You become part of the Shark Family. NSU offers small class sizes and provides hands-on experience to help students build real relationships for today’s competitive world."
Admissions CounselorDirect: (954) 262-8169; Cell: (954) 398-3075Chris.Rogers@nova.edu
Counsels students from: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming
Degree: B.S. in Finance and Marketing
"NSU is unique because it truly prepares students for life after school. From Premier Programs, to smaller class sizes, students will leave NSU with real-world experience and real-world relationships that will set them apart in today’s competitive work environment."
Admission CounselorDirect: (954) 262-8018; Cell: (754) 610-5144Julia.Severance@nova.edu
Counsels students from: Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, D.C., West Virginia
Degree: B.A. in Mass Communication
“Students who prioritize different styles of education as well as diversity and inclusion will find a great fit within our Shark Family at Nova Southeastern University.”
Admissions CounselorDirect: (954) 262-8067; Cell: (954) 918-9163Ceasar.Mendros@nova.edu
Fluent in Tagalog (Filipino)
Counsels students from: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Degree: B.A. in Psychology, M.S. in College Student Affairs
"The faculty and staff at NSU are student-centered professionals. Students are treated more than numbers. Our top-notch professors value the holistic development of their students, and with NSU's small size classes, they get to create healthy relationships, know get to know you as a student, individually, and write strong letters of recommendation that are crucial when applying for jobs and/or graduate school."
Associate DirectorDirect: (954) 262-8276; Cell: (754) 703-0496Brooke.Stevens@nova.edu
Counsels students from: New York City - Five Boroughs, Long Island, Rockland and Westchester Counties
Degree: B.S. in Psychology, M.A. in Higher Education Administration
"My favorite thing about NSU is the well-rounded experiences students will gain from their time here. Students will learn a great deal both inside and outside the classroom regardless of their field of study."
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Counsels students interested in: Entry Nursing - Last Name M-P; Accelerated B.S.N.
Degree: B.A. in Communication
"My favorite part about NSU is being able to see my new students embark on their journey and embrace the culture and values of the university."
International Admissions CounselorDirect: (954) 262-8036, Cell: (954) 398-4118Mirela.Batista@nova.edu
Fluent in Portuguese and Spanish
Counsels students from: All international countries, plus Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and students living in the U.S. with foreign citizenship
Degree: B.A. in Communication
“Not only is NSU committed to providing the best learning environment with hands-on experiences and small class sizes, we are also dedicated to promoting diversity and creating opportunities for all our students."
Admissions Coordinator IDirect: (954) 262-7539ARussell1@nova.edu
Counsels students interested in: Entry Nursing - Last Name Q-Z; Cardiovascular Sonography; Health Science; Medical Sonography; and Respiratory Therapy
Degree: B.A. in Communication Studies
“NSU offers not only a great location but also an enhanced learning environment of knowledgeable educators with tenured expertise in their fields of work."
Admissions Coordinator IIDirect: (954) 262-8026Judith.Perkel@nova.edu
Counsels students interested in: Entry Nursing - Last name A-L
Degree: B.A. in Communication and Education, M.S. in Conflict Resolution and Mediation
“As a student at NSU, you are automatically a member of the NSU Art Museum in Ft. Lauderdale, which opens up a wide range of cultural events to include in your schedule.”
Admissions CounselorDirect: (954) 262-7569; Cell: (954) 937-9913Tera.Sweeting@nova.edu
Counsels students from: Transferring - Last name A-J
Degree: B.A. in Mass Communication; M.S. in Higher Education Leadership and Administration
"I love NSU’s intimate class sizes where you’re not just another student, but, a valued individual. Also, the support from faculty and staff will provide the tools necessary for you to succeed through enrollment and beyond. Being a Shark isn’t just about the education - it's about the experience you get in various organizations and classes."
Admissions CounselorDirect: (954) 262-8176; Cell: (954) 225-2287Kelli.Carroll@nova.edu
Counsels students interested in: Transferring - Last name K-U
Degree: B.A. in Mass Communication; M.S. Ed. in Sports Administration
“One of the things that I love most about NSU, and the reason I chose to pursue a career here, is the strong sense of family! When I stepped on campus, it felt like coming home. That’s a feeling that is unmatched and is vital when it comes to the college experience.”