Each spring, Nova Southeastern University’s Undergraduate Commencement ceremony recognizes the achievements of students and the support of faculty, family members, and the community.
Congratulations to the following graduating students, who have been selected by faculty and academic leadership in their respective school and/or division to be recognized at this year’s Commencement for their academic achievement and service to the community.
NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences | Division of Humanities
—Kelsey Cortez, a communication studies major from Fort Lauderdale, Florida
—Yineth Sanchez, a double major in legal studies and philosophy originally from Cartagena, Colombia*
*Sanchez will speak at the Commencement ceremony on behalf of this year’s graduating class.
NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences | Division of Math, Science, and Technology
—Daniel Vesco, a biology major from Pembroke Pines, Florida
—Sharbel Bousemaan, a computer science major from Hollywood, Florida
NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences | Division of Performing and Visual Arts
—Devan Martin, a graphic design major from Johns Creek, Georgia
NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences | Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences
—Isaac Chayo, a psychology major from Mexico City, Mexico
—Marisa Stryker, a sociology major from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education
—Phyllis Mejia, an exceptional student education major from Miami, Florida
—Christopher Clevenger, a secondary social studies education major from Deerfield Beach, Florida
NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship
—Ahad Jafri, an accounting major from Parkland, Florida
—Amber Chang, a business administration major from Sunrise, Florida
NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences
—Lauren Lichtman, a vascular sonography major from Chapel Hill, North Carolina
—Kristina Lazerus, a vascular sonography major from Jacksonville, Florida
NSU’s College of Nursing
—Christopher Larrinaga, a nursing major from Hialeah, Florida
—Gagan Patel, a nursing major from Ahmedabad, India
In addition, the James Farquhar Award is presented to recognize an undergraduate student’s all-around achievement in scholarship, service, and leadership. A committee composed of faculty and staff members reviews nominations for the award.
2012–2013 James Farquhar Award Recipient
—Adielle Silochan, a music major from Sunrise, Florida