NSU to Conclude Commencement Season with Guest Speaker Congresswoman Donna Shalala



Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will conclude its commencement season at 2:30 p.m. Friday, August 16 with keynote speaker Congresswoman Donna Shalala, who represents Florida’s 27th District. Congresswoman Shalala was the longest-serving Secretary of Health and Human Services in U.S. history and also held the position of President of the University of Miami.

This commencement season, NSU graduated more than 6,400 students who received baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees to students in a wide range of fields including business, counseling, computer and information sciences, education, osteopathic medicine, optometry, pharmacy, dentistry, various other health professions, law, marine sciences, psychology, human services and other social sciences.



  • Gradates of the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences    
  • Graduates of the Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing



NSU’s Don Taft University Center Arena
3301 College Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314



Friday, August 16 at 2:30 p.m.


MORE INFO:       For more information, visit www.nova.edu/commencement.


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About Nova Southeastern University (NSU): At NSU, students don’t just get an education, they get the competitive edge they need for real careers, real contributions and real life. A dynamic, private research university, NSU is ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s Top 200 National Research Universities, providing high-quality educational and research programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree levels. Established in 1964, the university includes 16 colleges, the 215,000-square-foot Center for Collaborative Research, a private JK-12 grade school, the Mailman Segal Center (early childhood education) with specialists in Autism, the world-class NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, and the Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center, one of Florida’s largest public libraries. NSU students learn at our campuses in Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Miami, Miramar, Orlando, Palm Beach, and Tampa, Florida, as well as San Juan, Puerto Rico, and online globally. Classified as having “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU is one of only 50 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification, and is also the largest private institution in the United States that meets the U.S. Department of Education’s criteria as a Hispanic-serving Institution. Please visit www.nova.edu for more information.