South University Student Meets with South Carolina Governor

South University, Columbia Doctor of Pharmacy/MBA student Cedrick Hair recently had the opportunity to meet with South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster.
 

South University, High Point Students Volunteer with Special Olympics

Twelve South University, High Point students recently volunteered to provide screenings for the North Carolina Special Olympics.
 

SU Cleveland Invites You Join The Alumni Committee Meeting

Saturday, January 13, 2018 @ 10:00am - 11:30am
 

Novi Campus Hosts Employer Panel Discussion

The South University Novi Campus hosted a healthcare and nursing panel discussion with a job fair in early December.
 

Career Services Webinars

Career Services is offering webinars throughout 2017-2018 at no cost to graduates. To register, click here and locate the URL beside the webinar you'd like to attend.
 

South University Students, Faculty and Staff Volunteer to Help Boost United Way Support

South University, Savannah students, faculty and staff recently took to the streets to help thank United Way of the Coastal Empire donors.
 

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South University Faculty, Student and Alumna Team Up for Published Article


A South University faculty member, student and alumna have teamed up to publish an article on the impact video vignettes play when applying for a pharmacy residency.
School of Pharmacy faculty member Kendric Ware, PharmD and Doctor of Pharmacy student Hannah Stroud worked with alumna Jessica Johnson, PharmD for the article published by “Innovations in Pharmacy.”


The article discusses the advantages of including video vignettes in the pharmacy residency process, and concludes that the videos are a way for candidates to set themselves apart from others applying for the same opportunity.


To read the article, please visit: http://pubs.lib.umn.edu/innovations/vol8/iss3/2/


Dr. Ware is an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Stroud is a Doctor of Pharmacy student at South University, Columbia. Johnson is a 2015 Doctor of Pharmacy graduate from South University, Columbia.


South University Faculty Member Appointed by Governor to State Board of Nursing


South University, Novi faculty member Kristen Ahrens, DNP has been appointed to the Michigan Board of Nursing by that state’s governor.


Ahrens will serve as the representative of the state’s nurse practitioners on the 24-member board that is part of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. The board is responsible for establishing the state’s qualifications for nurse licensure and approving nursing education standards. It also has the authority to take action against licensees when warranted.


In addition to her adjunct faculty duties in the South University College of Nursing and Public Health, Ahrens is a pediatric nurse practitioner for Detroit Country Day Schools.

South University Granted Membership in National CyberWatch Center
University Joins Other Leaders in Tackling Growing Issue of Cyber Threats

SAVANNAH, Ga., -- September 28, 2017 -- South University has been granted membership in the National CyberWatch Center, an organization dedicated to furthering both information security education and the cybersecurity profession.


National CyberWatch Center members include higher education institutions, government agencies and businesses. South University now joins members from around the country who are on the forefront of educating and preparing a specialized workforce that will be key in preventing cybersecurity breaches and handling the growing issue of cyber threats.


“Cybersecurity impacts each one of us, and the effect of a security breach can be severe,” said South University College of Business Dean Cheryl Noll, Ph.D. “We are excited to join this group of leaders dedicated to making sure our country has a workforce prepared to meet the challenges of protecting our personal data, business operations and every other aspect of our lives that are vulnerable to a cyber-attack.”


In addition, a South University faculty member has been chosen to serve on a panel developing guidelines for cybersecurity programs at colleges and universities. Angelo Thalassinidis, Ph.D., has been named to the National CyberWatch Center’s Curriculum Standards Panel. Thalassinidis is the chair of South University’s Department of Information Systems and Technology.



 

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Christopher Butler

2010, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
South University, West Palm Beach

“South University gave me the educational credentials I needed to get the job advancements and opportunities that have gotten me where I am today in my career field.”

 

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Sara Ecoro

2016, Master of Science in Nursing with a Specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner
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“The whole hospital experience from the nurses and doctors, impacted me tremendously and reassured me that I wanted to help people."

 

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South University Pharmacy Student Is One of Just 12 Nationwide to be Honored.

 

South University Students, Faculty and Staff Volunteer to Help Boost United Way Support

South University, Savannah students, faculty and staff recently took to the streets to help thank United Way of the Coastal Empire donors.
The United Way is in the middle of its annual fundraising drive, and held a ‘Thank-A-Thon’ to show appreciation to those who give to the organization. South University volunteers held signs, waved and shouted thank-you’s to motorists passing by one of Savannah’s busiest streets during the lunch hour event.


South University, Savannah campus president and Assistant Vice Chancellor for South Campuses Todd Cellini is this year’s United Way of the Coastal Empire campaign chair. Cellini is leading the efforts to help the United Way meet its more than $8 million goal by mid-November. The funds raised will go directly to dozens of non-profit agencies that help thousands of Savannah-area residents in need each year.


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South University Holds Inaugural Pi Gamma Mu Induction Ceremony

South University recently held the institution’s inaugural induction ceremony of Pi Gamma Mu, which is the International Honor Society in Social Sciences.

Ten campuses participated in the induction ceremony together through a video conference.  Sixty-seven charter members were inducted during the event.

Both South University undergraduate and graduate students studying in the areas of Psychology/Behavioral Sciences, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and Criminal Justice are eligible for membership, provided they meet the academic criteria of Pi Gamma Mu. During the ceremony, new members were presented with a certificate, membership card, and official Pi Gamma Mu pin.

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South University, Novi Students Volunteer

South University, Novi Master of Science in Nursing with a Specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner students and faculty members recently volunteered to perform health screenings for underserved community members.


The South University team partnered with Dr. Patrick Hawkins’ Carriage Town Ministries in Flint, Michigan. The organization provides resources to those in need.


The South University students helped with blood pressure checks, Snellen eye exams and foot exams.


“It was an amazing opportunity to serve our local community and our students are eager to return for additional volunteer opportunities,” said South University Master of Science in Nursing Program Director Dr. Michele McMahon.



 

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South University, West Palm Beach Nursing Students Provide Health Screens for 250 Children in Need

The health screens were part of the Palm Beach area’s ‘Back to School’ bash. South University, West Palm Beach undergraduate nursing students provided height, weight, BMI, blood pressure and vision testing. The graduate students completed the physical examinations, and also provided health and wellness lessons to both school children and their parents.

College of Nursing and Public Health faculty members from the South University, West Palm Beach campus coordinated and led the health screens.

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