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FAU Names Stadium Tower in Honor of Martin F. and Jane Greenberg

BOCA RATON, FL (October 18, 2011) – The Florida Atlantic University Stadium Tower has been named in honor of longtime supporters Martin F. and Jane Greenberg. The Greenbergs are members of the Inner Circle of Football Founders and have donated more than $1 million to the FAU football program.

“We are extremely grateful to the Greenbergs for their generosity, and we’re pleased to name the Martin F. and Jane Greenberg Foundation Tower in their honor,” said FAU President Mary Jane Saunders. “The support FAU athletics has received from the Greenbergs helped launch our football program more than a decade ago, and now helps to ensure that the Owls will have a home stadium to call their own.”

To date, FAU has secured more than 30 named sponsorships for the stadium. The University is offering naming rights for more than 30 additional venues in and around the stadium to help fund the $70 million project.

“I would like to extend double thanks to Martin and Jane Greenberg for their extraordinary generosity,” said Head Football Coach Howard Schnellenberger. “The Greenbergs were among the earliest Founders to help set our football program in motion, and now, they have taken a great step in helping to finance our stadium. The Greenbergs are easily one of the leading benefactors of our team, and we truly appreciate their support.”

FAU’s 30,000-seat open-air stadium features 6,000 premium seats, including 24 suites, 26 loge boxes, 1,000 premier club seats and 4,000 priority club seats, and the latest, state-of-the-art amenities. The FAU football team will play five games in the new stadium during the 2011 season.

For more information about FAU Stadium, visit www.fausports.com.

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About Florida Atlantic University:
Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. In commemoration of its origin, FAU is celebrating its 50th anniversary throughout 2011. Today, the University serves more than 29,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses and sites. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. For more information, visit www.fau.edu.

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