Honors College Medallion Ceremony It's here! The Spring 2013 graduating class will be strutting across the stage of the MacArthur Campus's Lifelong Learning Society Maltz Auditorium to receive their Medallion and Medallion certificate on Thursday, May 2nd at 10:30 a.m.
Reminder: Need-based Scholarship Opportunity for HC Students: 'Bigony Pay-it-Forward' Scholarship, Deadline May 31 Honors College students who are Florida residents, at least of sophomore standing, and have demonstrated unmet financial need (with FAFSA on file) may now apply for the 'Bigony Pay it Forward' Scholarship for 2013-14. These scholarships are worth up to $5000 per year and are renewable up to 2 additional years. Recipients of this scholarship agree to undertake the moral obligation to pay back this scholarship when they have the means to do so. More information, and an application, is available online. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 31.
New Opportunities for Students Interested in Research and Inquiry:
Become a Peer Mentor Earn a stipend, gain leadership and teaching experience, work with peers, and serve on the Undergraduate Research Symposium Planning Committee. Applications are due by Monday, May 13th, 2013. For more information, and to view the application package, visit the FAU Peer Mentor Program webpage.
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Submit your research to the FAU Undergraduate Research Journal (FAURJ) The FAURJ is a peer-reviewed journal published annually and made available online. Eligible research must be conducted by an undergraduate student and mentored by an FAU faculty member. Applications are due by Friday, May 10th, 2013. For complete information, please consult the FAURJ website. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
New Summer Course- AMH 4932: Honors America in the 1960s Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:15 a.m. to 12:25 p.m. during Summer B (May 13 - June 21) with Dr. Christopher Strain. Last Day to Register is May 17th. Click here for more information.
New Fall Course- PSY 4930 Honors Gender and Behavior: This course is designed to introduce students to research on gender and its influence on the behavior of children and adults. Topics that will be covered include the study of gender differences, gender development and socialization, gender identity, and the role gender plays in our choices and behavior as adults. Class meetings will consist of discussions of relevant scholarly journal articles and book chapters, along with some presentations from students. At the end of the course, students will have an understanding of the research literature on the cultural, sociological, and biological constructs of gender and how they impact learning, psychosocial adjustment, personality, and overall behavioral outcomes. Don't forget to register by May 17th.
New Fall Course- ART 1014 Elements of Visual Thinking: This course develops the student's understanding of the visual arts through critical study of the fundamentals of perception and visual composition, and through very active participation in the art-making process. Diverse materials and processes will be explored, including two-dimensional and three-dimensional forms. Ideas of content are also addressed. The course fulfills the HC Art Core Requirement.
Congratulations to Zoe Lewycky! Zoe received the 2013 Laura Sylvia Myers Memorial Award from the Center for Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at FAU Boca. The award is given each year to the best Women's Studies scholar.
Deadline to Apply for Paid Internship A paid environmental education internship is being offered by the Loxahatchee River District to interested students for the Summer of 2013. The internship includes a flexible Tuesday through Saturday schedule up to 29 hours per week. Interns will be responsible for leading education tours and activities at the center for visiting school, home school, and camp groups. Daily responsibilities include greeting guests, caring for aquatic life, assisting in species collection, participating in outreach events, coordinating and recruiting volunteers, leading children's programs, and assisting with special events. For a full job description, and to download an application, visit the Loxahatchee River District website. Resumes and applications must be submitted by May 1st, 2013 to:
Environmental Education Coordinator
River Center- Loxahatchee River District
805 N US Highway 1
Jupiter, FL 33477
(561) 743-7123 (phone)
(561) 743-6314 (fax)
Finals Week Library Hours
Sunday, April 21: 12:30 p.m.- Midnight
Monday, April 22- Wednesday, April 24: 8:30 a.m.- Midnight
Thursday, April 25: 8:30 a.m.- 10:00 p.m.
Friday, April 26: 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 27: 11:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 28: 12:30 p.m.- Midnight
Monday, April 29: 8:30 p.m.- Midnight
Tuesday, April 30: 8:30 a.m.- 11:00 p.m.
Seeking Paid Note-Taker for Summer 2013 The Diversity Student Services office is looking for candidates with excellent listening skills, the ability to write clearly and consistently, to be able to assist a student with a disability during class session, and to follow all required deadlines. If interested, please see Farley Leiriao in SR 139.
Need-based Scholarship Opportunity for HC Students: 'Bigony Pay-it-Forward' Scholarship, Deadline May 31 Honors College students who are Florida residents, at least of sophomore standing, and have demonstrated unmet financial need (with FAFSA on file) may now apply for the 'Bigony Pay it Forward' Scholarship for 2013-14. These scholarships are worth up to $5000 per year and are renewable up to 2 additional years. Recipients of this scholarship agree to undertake the moral obligation to pay back this scholarship when they have the means to do so. More information, and an application, is available online. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 31.
Calling All Marine Biology Students (and anyone else interested in Marine Sciences) Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at FAU is announcing new summer courses BSC 4930 and BSC 4930L Field Studies in Marine Science that you can register for through MyFAU. The class has a lab and will include an introductory week at Harbor Branch, studies of salt marshes at UNF (Jacksonville, FL), a short cruise out into the Gulf of Mexico on board a research vessel at USF (Tampa, FL), mangrove habitats at FGCU (Ft. Myers, FL), and the coral reefs at Florida Keys Marine Lab (Long Key).
Volunteer Opportunity The non-profit organization, "Hopes, Dreams and Horses" in Jupiter Farms is looking for volunteers to help with therapeutic riding lessons, horse care and management, or marketing and fundraising, among other things. Their mission "...is to improve the quality of life of children and adults through equine therapy and interaction." Contact Carly with questions at email@example.com or 561-602-1219. Visit www.hopesdreamsandhorses.org for more information.
Scholarship Opportunity Are you interested in social entrepreneurship? Do you have an idea for a new invention, non-profit organization, or business that serves a social purpose? Do you have at least two years remaining at the Wilkes Honors College? If so, you are a good candidate for the Kenan Social Engagement Scholarship. Interested students can find out more about the scholarship and requirements here: http://www.fau.edu/divdept/honcol/financial_kenan_social.htm and should register for IDS 3932 Honors Social Entrepreneurship with Dr. Steigenga and Dr. Strain for Fall 2013. Contact Dr. Timothy Steigenga, Professor of Political Science and Chair of Social Sciences and Humanities with questions at (561) 799-8610.
Registration Now Open for Summer and Fall 2013 Complete Summer 2013 offerings are now available online. Visit the Course Notes page for detailed information about some of the Honors Summer 2013 courses being offered. Register online using Self Service at MyFAU.
OWL (Orientation Week Leader) Applications now Available Pick up an application to be an OWL or Head OWL in SR or The Burrow. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
3 credit Honors Art Appreciation Course available for Summer 2013 for Humanities and Science majors needing to fulfill the Honors core art requirement. The course, ARH 2000, taught by Professor Lemeh, is a lecture-based survey course that serves as an introduction to the Arts. The class format, which focuses on analysis and interpretation, is designed as a way to assist the student to examine, consider, think, reflect, interpret, critique, and write about Art. In this course students will become familiar with the vocabulary of art, plus the elements of art and principles of design. Hopefully gaining this knowledge will make Art more tangible. During the summer session the class will travel on site to one or more locations, such as The Norton Museum, Studio E Gallery, Onessimo Fine Art Gallery or the Lighthouse Center for the Arts to view and discuss artworks.
Deadline to Apply: The Summer Intensive Language Program at The Monterey Institute of International Studies is offering an intensive language learning environment for beginning, intermediate, and advanced learners over eight intensive weeks of study. Language training offered includes Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, French, Russian, and Japanese. Visit the Institute website for detailed descriptions of each language program. It is possible to receive up to eight semester units of undergraduate credit, or potentially satisfy four units of graduate-level language requirements as assessed in accordance with the proficiency guidelines of the American Council of the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). The program can help prepare you for a career in an increasingly globalized market, or simply for study or travel abroad. Interested? You can apply online until April 29th, 2013.
The International Friends Program (IFP) is now accepting applications from interested students. The program, run by the office of International Students and Scholar Services, promotes friendship and cultural exchange by matching current FAU students with new, incoming international students in order to help them adjust to college life at FAU. The peer friends serve as important resources for new international students who have many questions and concerns during their transition to FAU. For more iformation and to read some commonly asked questions about the IFP, please visit the information sheet. Interested? You can pick up an application in the Diversity Student Services Office (SR 139). Please direct any questions you may have to Farley Leiriao at email@example.com or 561-799-8697.
Try something new next year and take introductory Latin (Latin 1 & 2) to fulfill your core foreign language requirement. Latin 1 and 2 will be offered at the Honors College Jupiter campus during the coming year (2013-2014). Your participation is welcome to help make the class possible. Interested? Contact Zachariah Merschdorf at 813-388-0645 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tutoring Hours for Spring 2013. Tutoring takes place in HC 107. Schedule is available online as well:
Biology: Tue 12:30-2, 3:30-6. Thu 3:30-5:30.
Chemistry: Mon 7-9pm. Tue 11-1pm. Thu 11-1pm.
Economics: Mon 3:30-6:30. Wed 3:30-6:30.
Math: Mon 2-4. Tue 1-2. Wed 2-4. Thu 1-2.
Physics: Tue 10-1. Thu 10-1.
Spanish: Mon 11-2. Wed 3-6.
In addition, the Writing Center is located in the SR building (SR 147)
University Center for Excellence in Writing at Jupiter - SR 147 (in The Burrow)
Hours of Operation:
Monday – 12 – 2 p.m.
Tuesday – 4 – 6 p.m.
Wednesday – 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Thursday – 4 – 6 p.m.
Friday - 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Schedule an appointment online at http://www.fau.edu/UCEW/
Walk-ins are welcome.
Join the Musically Inclined Club and come to weekly practices in AD102, Wednesdays 7-9 and Fridays 5-7. For more info contact Jupiter LibraryOnline "LibGuide" to Honors College Theses.
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HC Music Practice Rooms in HA 109, 110 & 111 are available All enrolled Wilkes Honors College students need to have a current, approved permission form on file with Jeremy Hoyt, 561-799-8103 in the Deanís suite, HC 131. This form, which outlines the rules and regulations for use of the rooms, is available online. Please bring your completed form, along with your OWL card, to Jeremy for approval and processing.
Jupiter Open Computer Labs
Check out the Office of Information Technology website for more information, including what equipment is available and hours.
Hours for Spring 2013 in HC 111: M 10-6; Tue 10-2; Wed 10-6; Thu 10-2, 3:30-6; Fri 10-6
Has a professor helped to motivate you? Have you had a professor who made learning exciting? Let your professor know what a difference they have made by filling out the online form and the Dean will send a letter to the professor forwarding your appreciation.
Deadline Approaching: Fall 2013 Capital Semester in Washington, DC is coming up on April 15th, 2013. Students will earn 12 credits and are guaranteed an internship in the fields of public policy, international affairs, business, or the nonprofit sector. More information on our programs may also be found online at www.DCinternships.org/CS. Students should apply for the priority application deadline of April 15th to receive special scholarship consideration. Contact Dana Faught, Recruitment and Admissions Manager of the U.S. Programs, at email@example.com or (202) 986-0384.
Internship available A paid environmental education internship is being offered by the Loxahatchee River District to interested students for the Summer of 2013. The internship includes a flexible Tuesday through Saturday schedule up to 29 hours per week. Interns will be responsible for leading education tours and activities at the center for visiting school, home school, and camp groups. Daily responsibilities include greeting guests, caring for aquatic life, assisting in species collection, participating in outreach events, coordinating and recruiting volunteers, leading children's programs, and assisting with special events. For a full job description, and to download an application, visit the Loxahatchee River District website. Resumes and applications must be submitted by May 1st, 2013 to:
Environmental Education Coordinator
River Center- Loxahatchee River District
805 N US Highway 1
Jupiter, FL 33477
(561) 743-7123 (phone)
(561) 743-6314 (fax)
Fall Internship Opportunity: Art Fest Assistant El Sol is looking for an intern for the Annual Art Fest. If you are interested in Cultural Studies, Art, Event Planning, Non-Profits, or Community Organizing, this opportunity is for you! They are looking for someone who is organized, detail oriented, enjoys working with volunteers, and has leadership skills. Bilingual applicants are encouraged. Art fest is the first Sunday of November (November 3rd, 2013). For more information, contact Executive Director Jocelyn Skolnik at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Interns Needed for CROS Camps. The C.R.O.S. day camp program is seeking 13 young and talented men and women to serve for the June 10- August 10 program. Camp sites are located in Delray Beach, Lake Worth, Boynton Beach, and Pahokee. Campers are from low-income households who are in Kindergarten-5th grades. Follow this link to view the guidelines and application process for the summer program, or contact Emily Zarzycki with questions at 561-233-9009 ext. 102 or email@example.com.
Everglades Summer Internship the Arthur R. Marshall Foundation and Florida Environmental Institute, Inc., is now accepting applications for a paid, career-enhancing summer internship (May 17th through August 2nd, 2013) for undergraduates and recent graduate students with top grades in their area of study. This year, students pursuing a diverse collection of degrees will be selected, including environmental science, environmental education engineering, economics, and law. This intensive, 11-week program focuses on the Florida Everglades and the multi-nillion dollar plan to restore it. Selected students will gain an increased probability of preference for future job selection and are provided an opportunity to join a group of 43 Arthur R. Marshall summer intern graduates that are currently making significant contributions in the field. Applications must be submitted by March 30th. Visit www.artmarshall.org/SIP for more information, or email Mary Crider firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Successful applicants will be notified by April 15th, 2013.
The Guatemalan Tomorrow Fund is looking for an intern to assist in developing an online marketing program. The Fund is the fund-raising arm for Ak'Tenamit, a program in the eastern rainforest of Guatemala. Duties would include organizing audiovisual materials, updating and managing the Facebook and Twitter accounts as well as the current website, and helping to establish an e-newsletter database. The internship requires a flexible 2-3 hours per week. If interested please contact Suzanne Cordero at 561-747-9790.
Undergrad Summer Research at Rutgers. RUTGERS, The State University of New Jersey, invites students to apply their highly successful SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM, RiSE (Research in Science and Engineering). The program seeks sophomores, juniors, and non-graduating seniors with strong academic credentials, a passion for research, and an interest in graduate school. They encourage applications from groups underrepresented in the sciences and students from first-generation college families. Stipend + on-campus housing + travel allowance. Admissing is rolling, to apply visit: http://rise.rutgers.edu.
Arthur R. Marshall Internship program involving Everglades Restoration, deadline March 30, 2013. 5 applicants will be selected and work as a multi-disciplinary team on a project benefiting Everglades Restoration, and receive a stipend during the 11 week course. Most likely the SIP Team will pursue some aspect of Everglades Ecosystem Services Valuation. Application forms are available online at www.ArtMarshall.org/SIP as is additional information. Application submission deadline is receipt at our Foundation office in Lake Worth by noon, Saturday, March 30, 2013.
El Sol, Jupiter Neighborhood Resource Center - Multiple opportunities
For more information, please contact Center Director Jocelyn Skolnik, 561-745-9860, El Sol's website.
1. Read a Recipe coordinator - available one night per week from 6PM - 9PM to teach children literacy through fun interactive activities. Pays $20/hr.
2. Bilingual Spanish/English Sewing instructor - must be available Tuesdays and Wednesdays 5-7PM pays $20/hr. Person must be fully fluent in Spanish.
Need ideas for an internship? Check out the Internship Opportunities page! Click here to go to the Honors College Internships and Study Abroad page. Internship opporutnities are listed alphabetically and by discipline.