Featured Faculty

Cynthia Ruppel, Ph.D.
Professor of Information Technology Professor Cynthia Ruppel

”I am a proponent of teaching students to learn by themselves and to think and question. With the Internet and so much information in today's world, it is important to be able to determine both relevant and accurate information. With today's communications technologies, the world has become a 'smaller' place.”

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Students outside the NSU Carl DeSantis Building

Board of Governors

We are fortunate to have a Board of Governors whose real-world experience and success in the business world make them invaluable resources and members of our community:

Ronald H. Abraham
Associated Financial Consultants, Inc.

Martin J. Alexander
Holland & Knight

Joseph C. Amaturo*
Amaturo Group, Ltd.

Ronald G. Assaf*
NSU Board of Trustees

Marta T. Batmasian
Batmasian Investments Ltd., Inc.

John P. Bauer
Basic Food International, Inc.

Mitchell W. Berger*
Berger Singerman

Edward A. Cespedes

D. Keith Cobb

Steven M. Cohen
MDVIP Insurance Services

Linda Cooke
Habilitation Center for the Handicapped

Melanie Dickinson
South Florida Business Journal

Lawson J. Dutton
Dutton Press, Inc.

Sherry L. Friedlander
A Child is Missing Alert

Robert A. Kirland
Kirland Aviation

Robert H. Larsen
R.H. Larsen & Associates

Susie Levan
Susie Levan & Associates Inc.

Filemon Lopez
Comcast South Florida Region

William E. Mahoney, Jr.*
Mahoney & Associates

Robert H. Miller
Miller Legg & Associates, Inc.

Manuel B. Miranda
Florida Power and Light Company

Peggy Nordeen
Starmark International

Jeffrey M. Ostrow
The Kopelowitz Ostrow Firm, P.A. (TKO)

Gary M. Press
Lifestyle Publications

John Ray, III
Sonitrol of Fort Lauderdale

John W. Ruffin, Jr.
Ruffin Associates, Inc.

Paul M. Sallarulo, Chairman
Nexera Medical Inc.

Tony Segreto
Tumbleweed Media

Thomas H. Shea
Right Management

Jack A. Smith*
SMAT, Inc.

Lauren E. Smith
Diversified Search

Norman D. Tripp
Tripp Scott

Thomas M. Tworoger, DBA
NSU Entrepreneur Professor

Sheldon Todd Warman, M.D.
Internal Medicine, MDVIP

Tom Welch
R.I.C. Executive Search

 * Honorary Member