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NSU Professor Offers Advice on What to do if You are Affected by the Marriott Data Breach
Friday 11/30/18

Yair Levy, Ph.D., director of the Center for e-Learning Security Research and professor of cybersecurity and information systems at NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing, recently spoke with CNN on what to do if you are affected by the data breach.


CEC Ranked within SR Education Group's 2019 Lists of Best Online Colleges
Monday 11/05/18

SR Education Group, a leading education research publisher, ranked Nova Southeastern University (NSU) within their 2019 lists of best online colleges. The group recognized NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing for its Master of Science in Computer Science and Engineering program, ranking it 13 out of 19 in “Best Online Master's in Computer Science Programs.” The college was also ranked 6 out of 8 for “Best Online Master's in Information Technology (IT) Degrees.”


NSU Moves Up to 191 in the U.S. News and World Report 2019 Best Colleges List
Tuesday 09/11/18

U.S. News & World Report ranked Nova Southeastern University (NSU) on its 2019 list of top 200 Best Colleges. NSU is ranked at number 191 among National Universities, up seven spots from the 2018 rankings.


CEC Alum Joins Santa Fe College as Director of Tyree Library
Wednesday 08/01/18

Patricia Profeta, Ph.D., a class of 2006 alumna of the College of Engineering and Computing, joins Santa Fe College as the new Director of the Lawrence W. Tyree Library.


Dr. Steve Terrell to Receive 2019 NSU President Faculty Research and Development and Quality of Life Grants
Wednesday 06/13/18

Dr. Steve Terrell recently concluded an NSU grant-funded, year-long study with the Palm Beach County School District. Collaborating with a colleague from the NSU College of Nursing, the study focused on increasing STEM awareness and interest by minority, middle school females in a Title I school. Results from the study indicate tremendous growth in these areas. Recently Dr. Terrell and his collaborators was selected to receive the 2019 Presidential Quality of Life grant for the continuation and expansion of the program within the school district.


Recent NSU Alumnus Accepts Position at Google
Tuesday 06/12/18

NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) is proud to announce that recent alumnus, Everone Graham, has accepted the position of Information Technology Resident at Google in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


CEC Congratulates 2017 Dean's List Students
Friday 05/25/18

College of Engineering and Computing at NSU (CEC) held its Fall 2017 Dean’s List reception on April 25. 18 undergraduate students major in computer science, computer engineering, information technology and engineering are on the 2017 Dean’s List and have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.8 for the semester. The 18 students are: Franco Criscola, Christopher Daniels, Maximiliano Hernandez, Liana Huynh, Abraham Kohn, Brogan O’Connor, Sagar Patel, Liam White, Karen Rita Ann D’Lima, Ashli Amoy Jarrett, Anthony DiFede, Corey Lee, Nicole Staley, Simon Wang, Lydia Warshaw, Albert Baldoni, Henry Koenig, Nikolas Kevorkian.


CEC Alum Receives Award
Friday 05/04/18

Jack Freund, Ph.D., a graduate of NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing (class of 2012), was recently awarded ISACA's John W. Lainhart IV Common Body of Knowledge Award, which recognizes an individual for major contributions to the development and enhancement of the common body of knowledge used by the ISACA community. Jack received this honor for contributions in developing the Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification and for ensuring the integrity and quality of the CRISC certification exam content. Jack is Director, Cyber Risk for TIAA and a Professional Advisor for cyber risk quantification startup RiskLens and lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with his wife and daughter. For additional information please visit:


3rd Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference (TFEC)
Tuesday 04/03/18

On March 4-7 2018, NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) hosted an international conference “3rd Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference (TFEC)” at NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. Yong Tao, Ph.D., dean of CEC, was the conferences chairman and was instrumental in hosting the event at NSU.


CEC Sharksuccess
Tuesday 04/03/18

CEC Sharksuccess! CEC is proud to announce that Everone Graham, a Master student in Information Assurance and Cybersecurity, received the 2018 STUEY Award for CEC Student of the Year. Congratulations Everone!!!!


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