FAU Student News
Monday, February 19, 2018
Vol. 5 | Issue 23

FAU Student News

Your weekly source for important dates, events, and announcements.

Career Expo

Career Expo

Are you looking for a job? Then attend the Career Expo on Wednesday, Feb. 21. Dress professionally and bring multiple copies of your résumé. Log on to OWL CareerLink to view a complete list of attending employers. Wednesday, Feb. 21 from noon - 4 p.m. in the Recreation and Fitness Center on the Boca Raton campus.

M.S. Douglas High School Vigil

M.S. Douglas High School Vigil

Faculty, staff and students join us at 4 p.m. today as we show our support for those impacted by the tragedy at M.S. Douglas High School. The vigil will be located in the Student Union Lobby in front of the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium on the Boca Raton campus. We will have special guest Columbine survivor, Crystal Miller.

i-Declare Week

iDeclare Week is to promote, encourage, and celebrate your decisions to declare a major. Not just any major, but the right major for you.

Monday, Feb. 19 - Thursday, Feb. 22
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 5 - 7 p.m.
Spin to Win Major Trivia
Tabling will be taking place at the Breezeway, outside of the Student Union, and outside of University Advising Services at the Boca Raton campus, and in the Residence Halls. Prizes will be handed out based on participation in a trivia game with questions centered on major options, career and advising trivia.

Monday, Feb. 19
9 - 11 a.m.
Grab-N-Go Breakfast
First 400 students will receive a bagged breakfast to promote related events and major changes. Advisors will be stationed in the lobbies of Heritage Park Towers (HPT), Glades Park Towers (GPT), Indian River Towers (IRT), and Parliament Hall (PAR).

Tuesday, Feb. 20
3 - 4 p.m.
Student Panel
Majestic Palm A
Current FAU students will share their journey from exploring to declaring a major.

Wednesday, Feb. 21
(Noon - 4 p.m.)
Career Expo
Recreation and Fitness Center
Provides students an opportunity to explore various career fields while networking with professionals.

Thursday, Feb. 22
iDeclare Celebration
Nations MPR
End of the week celebration dedicated to students who have a declared major. There will be music, food, and giveaways.

2018 Juries Student Exhibition

Open to all FAU Students. Prizes include a cash award and the opportunity to exhibit at Art Boca Raton. The deadline for entry will be Tuesday, Feb. 20. Visit SlideRoom to enter. SlideRoom will open from February 13 - 20. Acceptance emails will be sent Thursday, March 1.

Criminal Justice Career and Internship Fair

Are you looking for an internship or job in the criminal justice field? Then attend the Criminal Justice Career and Internship Fair on Thursday, Feb. 22 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Dress professionally and bring multiple copies of your résumé. Log on to OWL CareerLink to view a complete list of attending employers. The fair will take place on the Boca Raton Breezeway.

Elite Owl and Service Ambassadors - Applications Now Open

Applications for the 2018-2019 Elite Owl Leadership and Service Ambassador Team are now open. The Elite Owls are premiere student ambassadors trained in leadership and service and designed to recognize exemplary leadership at Florida Atlantic University. The Elite Owls are student facilitators at both the iLead and WeLead Student Leadership Conferences and other high level leadership and service programs at FAU.

Deadline to apply for Elite Owls is Wednesday, March 14. Applications are available on OwlCentral and through the Lead and Serve website.

Senior Circles: Benefits of Getting Involved

Join The Mentoring Project and fellow peers on Wednesday, Feb. 28 from noon -1 p.m. in the Sugar Palm room of the Boca Raton Student Union as we host the second session of Senior Circles: Beyond the Classroom, focusing on the benefits of getting involved. You will get the opportunity to ask questions and hear from upper level students about the benefits and positive impacts of getting involved on campus and in the community. This event is free and open to all FAU students. Free snacks will be available! We look forward to seeing you at this event.

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For more information, please contact The Mentoring Project staff at mentoring@fau.edu or call 561-297-4809.

Apply to be a 2018-2019 Peer Coach

The Mentoring Project is seeking 25 undergraduate and graduate students to join our Peer Coaching team. Do you have what it takes to lead in the classroom and on-campus? Do you feel rewarded by helping others succeed? If so, we'd like to hear from you. Peer Coaches are employed 10 hours per week in the fall and eight hours in the spring. Internship credit is also available. Visit our website to learn more or to apply. Preference is given to students who apply by Thursday, March 1.

Apply for Undergraduate Research Grants Today

Undergraduate students from all disciplines are encouraged to participate in independent research and creative projects in collaboration with FAU faculty. Students may receive up to $600 for individual projects and up to $1,200 for group projects. Deadline to apply is Thursday, March 15.

Third Annual Women's Leadership Institute

Registeration is now open. Be a part of FAU's Third Annual Women's Leadership Institute. Engage in amazing dialogue with influential speakers from FAU and the community. Get Informed. Get Empowered. Get Involved. Friday, March 23 from 2 - 7 p.m. on the Boca Raton campus.

Learn more and apply