ALUMNI T. David Long, B.S. H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship Nova Southeastern University Long is the president of Miller Electric Company, one of the largest electrical contractors in the nation, based in Jacksonville, FL. His commitment to community is evident through his dedication to various organizations, having served as president and board member of the National Leukemia Society, and as vice president and executive board member of the Dreams Come True Foundation. He is also a trustee of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce and an executive committee member of the Gator Bowl Association.
Community Guy Harvey, Ph.D.Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (see above)
FACULTY Elaine Wallace, D.O., M.S. College of Osteopathic Medicine Nova Southeastern University Dr. Wallace is Executive Associate Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine at NSU. She has founded and participated in medical missions around the world, and originated NSU's Medical Outreach trip to Ecuador, which serves 400-2,000 patients each trip. Other countries where she has conducted medical missions include Peru, Vietnam, Bangladesh and Argentina. She is passionate about community service and helped add a community service requirement to NSU's College of Osteopathic Medicine since joining faculty.
STAFF Susan Kabot, Ed.D., CCC-SLP Mailman Segal Center for Human Development Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kabot is actively involved at the local, state and national levels in improving the lives of individuals with autism, their families, and the professionals that support them. She is the Executive Director of NSU's Autism Institute. A nationally renowned advocate, Kabot has spent more than 25 years at the university developing and directing programs for individuals with autism, their families, and the professionals who serve them. Dr. Kabot also leads NSU's Interdisciplinary Council for the Study of Autism, which brings together more than 40 people from an array of disciplines at NSU, all working towards the same goal of creating a multidisciplinary, collaborative group with expertise in all areas of autism treatment.STUDENT Walter Upshaw H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship Nova Southeastern University Upshaw, a student in the M.B.A. Finance Program at NSU, received the "Student of the Year" award in April 2012. He has been the Student Government Association President and involved in the Tampa Bay community through his work with Relay for Life, and the Tampa Bay Black Chamber of Commerce. This signature event, hosted by President Hanbury, will be held on NSU's main campus at the Don Taft University Center Arena on Jan. 24. The program will begin at 6:00 p.m. for cocktails and 7:00 p.m. for dinner and the awards ceremony. The title sponsor of the event is Panza, Maurer & Maynard, P.A. Tickets are $95 per person and can be obtained online at www.nova.edu/celebrationofexcellence, or by contacting NSU's Office of Special Events at email@example.com. Previous Community Service Award Winners
- 2012: Ron and Kathy Assaf
- 2011: Mike Jackson and David Horvitz & Francie Bishop Good
- 2010: John C. Johnson and Don Taft
- 2009: I. Lorraine Thomas
- 2008: Claire and Dan Marino
- 2007: Frank Till, Jr. Ed.D. and David H. Rush
- 2006: Alvin Sherman, August Urbanek
- 2005: Wayne and Marti Huizenga
- 2004: August & Toni Paoli, Morton & Geraldine Terry
- 2003: Jim and Jan Moran
- 2000: Robert and Millicent Steele
- 1999: William and Norma Horvitz
- 1998: Leo Goodwin, Sr.
- 1997: Abraham L. Mailman