Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing

Our Faculty and Staff

Rae Begley, Ed.D., M.B.A.

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Director - Finance & Operations


College Administration


Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing



Fort Lauderdale/Davie

Rae received her bachelor’s degree from Nova Southeastern University as well as her M.B.A. with a Certificate in Leadership from H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship. Rae completed her Doctorate of Education at NSU September 2020. Rae has worked at NSU since 1999 in Enrollment and Student Services with several promotions leading to her last position, associate director of scholarships and state grants. Rae joined the Ron and Kathy AssafCollege of Nursing in July 2018.

Rae enjoys spending time with her three children and her friends. Rae is very involved with her children’s extracurricular activities; as well as a volunteer for the PTA. Rae has a wealth of knowledge in student services and finance/budgets and many different areas of the university. Rae feels fortunate to be a team member of the College of Nursing at this very exciting time of growth and opportunity.