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Academy for Career Enrichment


The academy was established to support all staff members in the advancement of their professional skills and ongoing, intentional professional development. Participants will be considered graduates of the academy after the completion of tiers 1 and 2.


The Academy content will include differentiation of self-perception and the perceptions of others, as well as the optimal presentation of self and presentation skills, the production and consumption of résumés and cover letters, including form and content.


  • Demonstrate basic and advanced administrative skills
  • Apply leadership principles to staff roles
  • Identify professional skills for the workplace
Tier 1 Course

Six weeks, including 3 face-to-face sessions and Canvas coursework.

Topics to be covered:

  • NSU Core Values and Personal Values
  • Personal and Professional Goal Setting
  • Creating and Conducting Presentations
  • Team Building
Tier 2 Course

Six weeks, including 3 face-to-face sessions and Canvas coursework.

Topics to be covered:

  • Communication
  • Enhancing Professionalism and Exploring
  • Diversity in The Workplace
  • Improving Resume Writing Skills

After attaining level 2 ACE membership, inductees will be eligible to apply for a fellowship that awards an honorarium.

ACE Honorarium

  • An award of $250.00, following the completion of an application, stipulating the following:
    • Benefit of professional development activities that you have been engaged in
    • Plan for integrating the knowledge in new ways
    • Evidence of positive outcomes in your department as a result of your new knowledge
    • Professional goals
  • A Fellow will be limited to one submission within a five-year period. Multiple submissions from any single individual must include updated professional goals and evidence of the implementation of a new professional development initiative.

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Contact Information

Robert McCalla, MSL

Professional Development Manager

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences


Phone: 954-262-1378


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