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Did you know that the Wilkes Honors College reaches its 20th Anniversary in 2020? It is an exciting milestone! We invite you to partner with us to shape the next class of successful Owls like you! Take a moment to catch up on our latest achievements. Connect with fellow alumni. Volunteer at an upcoming FAU expo.

Stay Involved: Share your valuable experience at one of our upcoming events or for an alumni profile. We have many rewarding ways to stay involved, build professional contacts and help deserving students.

Keep us up-to-date: Update your contact information so we can stay in touch about alumni events, offerings and other benefits.

Connect with a faculty member! We are always happy to hear from our former students whether its to hear about your current accomplishments or help with recommendation letters.

Donate: There are so many ways to give back to your college. Donate to scholarship funds that directly help deserving students or to our general fund which assists with alumni gatherings, lectures, faculty research and more.

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Bebeto Amazan
OVER THE FINISH LINE: GENEROSITY HELPS WILKES HONORS COLLEGE SENIOR GRADUATE ON TIME

As a first-generation college student, graduation means more than attaining a degree for Bebeto Amazan — it means all the extra shifts, late nights and financial struggle were worth it, as he takes one step closer toward... more

FAU Diplomacy Program
DIPLOMACY TEAM AWARDED 2019 DISTINGUISHED DELEGATION

The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at Florida Atlantic University recently received the Distinguished Delegation Award at the National Model United Nations competition in New York City. more

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WHC John Hope Franklin Research Center Travel Grant Award

Jacqueline H. Fewkes, Ph.D., associate professor of Anthropology at the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University was recently awarded a John Hope Franklin Research Center Travel Grant Award from the... more

FAU's Business Plan Competition encourages FAU students, faculty, staff and recent graduates to pitch their game-changing ideas for a chance to obtain funding for their new ventures. Along with prize money, teams compete for legal and business services, space at FAU’s Tech Runway and the opportunity to present their business plan to local angel investors, venture capital groups and more.
LIFE-METRICS MOBILE APP WINS FAU'S BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION

Life-Metrics, an activity tracking mobile app, won first place and $10,000 in prize money at the annual Florida Atlantic University Business Plan Competition, recently hosted by FAU’s Adams Center for Entrepreneurship and... more

Rachel Corr
Anthropology Associate Professor Receives Judy Ewell Award

Rachel Corr, associate professor of anthropology, Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University was honored with the Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies (RMCLAS) prestigious Judy Ewell Award for Interwoven:... more

 
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Students
John William Brandon, IV
John William Brandon, IV
Bachelor of Science in Biology, with a concentration in Marine Biology, 2019

When John William Brandon, IV graduates from the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University in May, it will be another step in his journey that is rooted in an interest in marine science that started... Read More

Abageal Roland
Abageal Roland
Biological Anthropology, 2019

Abageal Roland, a senior at Florida Atlantic University's Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, will graduate May 2019 with a major concentration in biological anthropology. Abageal will be entering FAU’s Christine E. Lynn... Read More

FACULTY
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Lucia Carvelli, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Lucia Carvelli, Ph.D., joined the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College as a tenured associate professor and the FAU Brain Institute as an Investigator. Carvelli also holds a secondary appointment in the Charles E. Schmidt College... Read More

Laura Vernon, Ph.D.
Laura Vernon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology

Laura Vernon, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology in the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, was FAU’s 2018 Distinguished Teacher of the Year, an award that is determined by FAU students. Read More

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