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FAU to Celebrate ADT Clock at Stadium

BOCA RATON, Fla. (November 28, 2012) – Florida Atlantic University will host a ceremony in honor of the new ADT clock that has been installed at FAU Stadium on Saturday, December 1 at 2 p.m. at 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus.

The FAU athletics department recently received a $500,000 gift from ADT, and in appreciation, a large clock featuring the company’s iconic blue logo has been mounted on the southern exterior of FAU Stadium. The ADT clock, which showcases the company’s support of its hometown university, was originally installed at Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, during the famed ballpark’s 99th anniversary year.

The Owls football team kicks off against the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns on December 1 at 3 p.m. ADT vice president of marketing Lewis Long will present FAU President Mary Jane Saunders with a check on the field during halftime.

For more information, contact Amy Haycock at 561-297-4040 or ahaycock@fau.edu.

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Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at sites throughout its six-county service region in southeast Florida. 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. The University is placing special focus on the rapid development of three signature themes – marine and coastal issues, biotechnology and contemporary societal challenges – which provide opportunities for faculty and students to build upon FAU’s existing strengths in research and scholarship. For more information, visit www.fau.edu.

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