Nova Southeastern names ‘Dr. Sue’ professor emeritus

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Jamaican-born Dr. Susan Davis has received the honor of professor emeritus from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Florida in recognition of her outstanding service as a health practitioner and educator.

Davis Dr SDr. Davis, who recently retired from NSU, was also praised for her leadership and human resources development.

While at NSU, Dr. Davis stayed engaged in not just teaching and facilitation, but served on many committees within the College of Education and elsewhere at the university. She also worked in several voluntary capacities, such as student advisor to the Nova International Students Association (NISA), chaired the Black Heritage Council; and coordinated the College of Education's Employee Incentive Program and Scholars' Round Table.

As human resources coordinator, she developed and implemented the Employee Orientation Program, and the C.A.R.E. initiative, which governed the culture of the college for years.

Dr. Davis continues to serve as an adjunct and a NSU Phi Kappa Phi faculty petitioner.

The title of professor emeritus entitles Dr. Davis to several permanent rights and privileges approved by NSU’s Board of Trustees.

Widely known as “Dr. Sue”, Dr. Davis is a community activist, entertainer, writer, philanthropist and speaker.