FAU Student News
Your weekly source for important dates, events and announcements.
Second Annual Out of the Darkness Campus Walk
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and the Dean of Students office are hosting the Second Annual Out of the Darkness Campus Walk for Suicide Prevention on Sunday, March 26. The event will start at 9 a.m. for registration with the walk beginning at 10 a.m. starting at the Boca Raton campus Housing lawn. Join thousands of students across the country in raising money to bring mental health conditions out of the darkness.
Learn more, donate, and registar by visiting the, FAU American Foundation for Suicide Prevention page.
Speak Up & Reach Out
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is collecting gently used shoes for a demonstration raising awareness of the many people impacted by suicide. These shoes will then be donated to the In Jacob's Shoes charity. Demonstration will take place Tuesday, March 21 and Wednesday, March 22 from noon - 2 p.m. on the Boca Raton Diversity Way. Staff will be available to speak on Suicide Awareness and Prevention resources at FAU, as well as the upcoming Out of the Darkness Walk on Sunday, March 26. You can drop shoes off at the CAPS office, Bldg. SS-8, Rm. 229 on the Boca Raton campus.
Davie All Majors Career Fair - This Wednesday
Looking for a job? Then attend the All Majors Career Fair on Wednesday, March 22 at FAU Davie (Student Union, SD 105) from 2 - 6 p.m. Over 30 employers will be present, including Aflac, All-Star Recruiting, City Furniture, Enterprise, MassMutual DBS Financial Group, Northwestern Mutual-The South Florida Group, and many more! Professional dress is required. Bring multiple copies of your résumé. Log on to OWL CareerLink to view a complete list of attending employers and available positions.
Girl Boss Reading Circle
Join The Weppner Center for LEAD and Service-Learning for a one hour discussion on the "Girl Boss" movement as we wrap up the celebration of National Women's Month. The discussion will take place on Thursday, March 23 from 1 - 2 p.m. in the the Lead and Serve office.
To learn more and register, visit the Reading Circles page.
Volunteer for FAU’s Sixth Annual President’s Gala
Want or need to earn volunteer hours? Help assist in the set-up and preparation of the President’s Gala. We are seeking volunteers for Friday, March 31 from 11:45 a.m. – 5 p.m. Volunteers will report to the FAU Stadium, Gate 1 by 11:45 a.m. You will be provided an assignment at check in.
Please wear closed toed shoes (sneakers preferred) and bring your OwlCard for check in purposes. Instructions on how to log your volunteer hours will be provided following the event.
Education Career Fair
Interested in working in the education, exercise science, or counseling career fields? Then attend the Education Career Fair on Tuesday, Apr. 4 at FAU Boca Raton (Grand Palm Room, Student Union) from 1 - 4 p.m. Professional dress is required. Bring multiple copies of your résumé.
Log on to OWL CareerLink and search Event ID: 1092 R.S.V.P. to view a complete list of attending employers, as well as, available positions.
Culture at Work: The Arts and Humanities in Today's Workforce
Stop by the Performing Arts Bldg., RM 101, Boca Raton campus, on Wednesday, April 5 from 4 - 6 p.m. for the Culture at Work: The Arts and Humanities in Today’s Workforce Q & A panel discussion and fair. This event is co-hosted by the FAU Career Center and the FAU Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters.
Log on to OWL CareerLink and search Event ID: 1033 to sign up.
Need Financial Aid During The Summer 2017 Semester?
Students may request financial aid for the Summer 2017 terms beginning February 1, 2017 exclusively on Self-Service via MyFAU (click on the “Money Matters!” tab). There are ONLY five questions. Please respond to ALL questions, since leaving any of the questions unanswered would cause a delay in the awarding process. Apply early because funds will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Click here for more details, ELIGIBILITY and how to apply for SUMMER 2017 Financial Aid. NOTE: Summer Financial Aid request does NOT apply to College of Medicine students. This message has been distributed on behalf of the Office of Student Financial Aid.
Your FAU Tennis teams will be in action this week! Make sure to cheer on the Tennis team’s Wednesday, March 22 at 10 a.m. as the Women’s team will be squaring off against Towson and at 1:30 p.m. where the Men’s team will face Nebraska-Omaha on FAU’s Tennis courts. Students can check in on the “Owls Up Rewards” student loyalty app at either of the events to gain points.
Your FAU Women’s Softball team will be in action this weekend as they take on Charlotte University in their conference series opener. Make sure to catch the Owls Saturday, March 25 at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., as well as, Sunday, March 26 at 1 p.m. All games will be played at FAU’s Softball Stadium. Students can check in on the “Owls Up Rewards” Student Loyalty App at any of the events to rack up points.
FAU Beach Volleyball
Your FAU beach volleyball team will be in action Monday, March 27 at 4 p.m. as they take on Florida Gulf Coast University. Students can check in on the “Owls Up Rewards” Student Loyalty App to rack up points. Go Owls!
Owls Up Rewards
Why not get rewarded for attending events that you are already planning on going to? Check-in on the "Owls Up Rewards" Student Loyalty App this week for the Women’s Tennis match VS. Towson (Wednesday, March 22 at 10 a.m., FAU Tennis Courts) to earn one point, Men’s Tennis (Wednesday, March 22 at 1:30 p.m., FAU Tennis Courts) to earn one point, Women’s Softball VS. Charlotte (Saturday, March 25 at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., FAU Softball Stadium) to earn 15 points for attending the conference opener at 4 p.m. Women’s Softball Vs. Charlotte (Sunday, March 26 at 1 p.m., FAU Softball Stadium) to earn one point.