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College of Computing and Engineering Feeds Successful Career of Veteran, Leonard Pounds, Ph.D.
Sunday 06/19/22

When Leonard Pounds, Ph.D., first arrived at Nova Southeastern University, he found a college that provided the perfect home to develop his skills in information technology. Pounds came to NSU in 2007 and held various positions in the Office of Innovation and Information Technology, including Deputy Chief Information Officer, before being promoted to the university’s Vice President of NSU Health in 2018. Pounds received a Master’s in Information Systems and a Ph.D. in Information Systems from the college.

College of Computing and Engineering Feeds Successful Career of Veteran, Leonard Pounds, Ph.D.


Dr. Michael Laszlo, CCE 2020-2021 Professor of the Year
Wednesday 06/01/22

The College of Computing and Engineering announces 2020-2021 Professor of the Year, Dr. Michael Laszlo. Dr. Laszlo teaches at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels and his research and scholarship is in the areas of computer graphics and visualization, principles of programming languages, discrete mathematics, object-oriented design, and numerical methods.

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Addressing National Threats with Cybersecurity Innovation Event
Thursday 02/17/22

Thursday, February 17th, 2022, Alan B. Levan; NSU Broward Center of Innovation, in collaboration with InfraGard Member Alliance of South Florida hosted “Addressing National Threats with Cybersecurity Innovation.” Opening remarks made by Dr. Ronald Chenail, Provost/EVP - Academic Affairs, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and Dr. Greg Simco, Professor & Dep. Chair, NSU-College of Computing and Engineering. Keynote Speech from Lynne Clark, Acting Chief, Center for Cybersecurity Education, Innovation and Outreach, National Security Agency (NSA). The Keynote speech discussed ongoing threats and how cybersecurity innovation can address them. Following the Keynote Speech, a Panel Discussion on “Vision for Cybersecurity Innovation: Collaborative Approach” was held with leading industry and government experts including Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) S. Maguire, FBI Miami as Moderator and Panelists; Jeremy Rodgers, CISO, State of Florida, Jim Murray, CISO, National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI), and Jacques Island, CEO, Inquesta Corporation. The event was concluded with the Innovation in Cybersecurity Research Showcase from NSU, FIU, and FAU professors + Ph.D. students, moderated by Dr. Yair Levy, Professor & Director of CIPhER, NSU-CCE.


Staying Safe While Shopping Online
Tuesday 11/30/21

The “most wonderful time of the year” is once again upon us, the holidays. With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, the number of people logging on and shopping dramatically increased, and those habits remain as we begin returning to our “normal” lives and get out and about. As we turn on our computers, fire up our smartphones and start shopping, there are a few things to remember to keep you safe during your time online.

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CCE Alumnus Turns Childhood Passion into Career
Wednesday 09/22/21

From a young age, Gregory Mintz, M.S., has always had a passion for technology. Today, Mintz serves as the director, Digital Experience Technology Operations & Delivery for Modernizing Medicine, whose mission is to “transform healthcare through intelligent specialty-specific platforms that increase practice efficiency and improve patient outcomes” (Modernizing Medicine).

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Dedric Carter Appointed Vice Chancellor for Innovation, Chief Commercialization Officer
Wednesday 08/04/21

Dedric Carter, vice chancellor for operations and technology transfer, has been appointed as Washington University in St. Louis’ first vice chancellor for innovation and chief commercialization officer (CCO). In his new role, Carter will provide vision and strategy to advance the culture of innovation across the university, strengthen intellectual property assets for licensing, and identify new ventures and opportunities in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. He will engage with internal and external partners to build and grow the innovation activities in all departments and schools.

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Dr. Andy Runyan Named Dean at Edison State
Thursday 07/22/21

Following an extensive search, Edison State Community College is welcoming Dr. Andy Runyan, of Troy, as dean of Professional and Technical Programs to the College’s academic leadership team. Runyan officially began in his role as dean on July 1, 2021. Runyan returns to Edison State, where he first served as an instructor of mechanical engineering technology from 1991-1994.

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NSU Grad Enjoys 15 Years at the Government Accountability Office
Wednesday 06/30/21

Gerard Aflague graduated from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) with a Master of Science in Management Information Systems from the College of Computing and Engineering. Aflague serves as a senior information technology analyst, where he primarily audits federal information technology (IT) systems and programs that generally benefit the American people by way of screening passengers boarding airplanes, delivering a variety of information to the American public via publicly accessible computers, and safeguarding criminal justice data for public safety use.

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NSU Cybersecurity Expert Featured in Article on Credit Card Fraud Prevention
Thursday 05/27/21

NSU's College of Computing and Engineering Professor Yair Levy, Ph.D. is featured in this article mentioning the importance of preventing fraud through training. Small companies may not have a lot of resources at their disposal to fight credit card fraud. But whether you have one employee or 100, card fraud can hurt you. Here are some ways that you can lower your risk.

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MDC, NSU announce new agreement for cybersecurity graduate degrees
Tuesday 04/20/21

In an ongoing effort to expand post-graduate opportunities for students, Miami Dade College (MDC) and Nova Southeastern University (NSU) established a new “4+1” articulation agreement that allows MDC graduates with a bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity to seamlessly transfer to a master’s degree at NSU with a special tuition discount.

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