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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.


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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Congratulations to Professor Sumitra Mukherjee for winning Professor of the Year!
Tuesday 04/13/21

We are proud to announce the winner of the 23rd Annual Student Life Achievement Awards (most commonly referred to as the STUEYs) for Professor of the Year is our very own Sumitra Mukherjee, Ph.D. He is a professor in the College of Computing and Engineering. He has been with Nova Southeastern University (NSU) since 1996. Prior to joining NSU, he was on the Computer Information Systems faculty at Baruch College, City University of New York. He earned his doctorate from Carnegie Mellon University. His teaching and research focus is on analytics and artificial intelligence. He applies optimization and machine learning algorithms to find robust solutions for technical and organizational problems. Mukherjee’s articles appear in high-impact journals such as IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Journal of the American Statistical Association, and Management Science. The greatest reward in his academic career has been the professional success of his students.


Bridging the World of Today and Tomorrow Through Computer Science
Wednesday 03/24/21

In this article, NSU's College of Computing and Engineering is listed as one of four universities that that offer cutting-edge computer science and information systems programs that can open the door to a wide range of career opportunities. The rapid growth of technology remained unhindered as COVID-19 ravaged the economy in 2020. If anything, the pandemic served as a catalyst for companies’ adoption of technologies into their day-to-day operations. Lockdowns led to the rise of remote work, further accentuating the prominent role technology will play in our futures.

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Ygrene Names NSU Alumni Shawn Harrs as New Chief Information Officer
Thursday 06/04/20

Ygrene Energy Fund, the nation's leader in commercial and residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing, today announced the appointment of Shawn Harrs as Chief Information Officer. Shawn Harrs received his Ph.D. in Information Systems at NSU in 2002.


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