FAU Student News

Monday, Sept. 14, 2020
Vol. 9 | Issue 5
 

FAU Student News

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


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FAU: WE'RE HERE FOR YOU

While you’re taking classes online, we want you to know that we are here for you. There are a number of events, programs and services online so we can stay connected, because you’re online and so are we.

To view the list of events, visit the FAU Here For You webpage.

 


Virtual Graduate Open House

At the annual Graduate College Open House, you will have the opportunity to learn why FAU should be your first choice for graduate education. The Fall 2020 Open House will take place Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. via a Virtual Platform. Details will be published shortly.

During the Open House, attendees will have the opportunity to: - Explore 100+ nationally ranked Master's, Specialist, and Doctorate graduate programs with flexible options for evening, weekend, and online courses - Interact with distinguished faculty and admissions representatives - Learn about fellowships, assistantships, and financial aid - Learn about graduate student services and support

 


Virtual Interviews with Techtronic Industries

This interview session will take place virtually with Techtronic Industries. Please be sure to dress professionally, have a copy of your resume, and research the company and the position you are applying for. Please be sure to review the FAU Career Center Policy on Interview Cancellations and No Shows.

For more information, visit www.fau.edu/career/students/ociprogram.

 


FAU Career EXPO! Techtronic Industries

Practice your elevator pitch with a professional recruiter prior to attending the FAU Career EXPO! Techtronic Industries, a world-class leader in design, manufacturing and marketing of power tools and accessories, outdoor product equipment and floor care for consumers, professional and industrial users in the home improvement, repair and construction industries, will be hosting this event on Tuesday, September 29 from Noon - 3 p.m. Their brands and products are recognized worldwide for their deep heritage, superior quality, outstanding performance and compelling innovation. Their products include professional power tools and accessories, outdoor power equipment and floor care. Brands represented include Milwaukee®, AEG®, Ryobi®, HART®, Hoover®, Dirt Devil®, Oreck ® and Vax®. Claim your spot today, before they fill up!

For more information, visit https://app.joinhandshake.com/interview_schedules/144393.

 


Resume Reviews with Techtronic Industries

Have your resume reviewed by a professional recruiter prior to attending our FAU Career EXPO! Techtronic Industries, a world-class leader in design, manufacturing and marketing of power tools and accessories, outdoor product equipment and floor care for consumers, professional and industrial users in the home improvement, repair and construction industries, will be hosting Resume Reviews on Monday, September 28 from Noon - 3 p.m.

Their brands and products are recognized worldwide for their deep heritage, superior quality, outstanding performance and compelling innovation. Their products include professional power tools and accessories, outdoor power equipment and floor care. Brands represented include Milwaukee®, AEG®, Ryobi®, HART®, Hoover®, Dirt Devil®, Oreck ® and Vax®.

Claim your spot today, before they fill up: https://fau.joinhandshake.com/interview_schedules/144392

 


Grow with Google

Learn best practices for creating a YouTube Channel with compelling video content that promotes your products and services and drives engagement with your brand from one of Google's Digital Coaches.

This event will take place on Oct. 1, 2020 from 11 a.m. - Noon. Click here to RSVP


2020 Art of Science Photo Contest

Open to all members of the FAU community — students, faculty and staff, to help highlight the cutting-edge research across the colleges, while engaging and educating others in all the unique research taking place at FAU.

http://www.fau.edu/research/art-of-science-contest.php


COVID-19 Testing at FAU

Student Health Services on the Boca Raton, Davie and Jupiter campuses offers COVID-19 viral testing for all students, faculty and staff. Priority is given to those exhibiting signs or symptoms consistent with COVID-19 and for asymptomatic individuals with recent known or suspected COVID-19 exposure. To make an appointment for testing, call one of the three campus SHS clinic locations:

- Boca Raton: 561-297-3512
- Davie: 954-236-1556
- Jupiter: 561-799-8678

The Boca Raton SHS office also offers walk-up testing for asymptomatic individuals Thursday through Monday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., in the Owls Care Classroom, located in Building 8, Room 222A. Individuals with symptoms are not permitted to have testing at the walk-up site unless they have been referred by a member of the FAU SHS clinical team.


Connect with an incoming student - guide to a successful career at FAU

The FAU Mentoring Project - First Year Connections is searching for faculty/staff, graduate and upper class students to serve as mentors for incoming first year students. This is a semester long opportunity that matches you with an incoming student.

As we navigate these unprecedented times our students need us now more then ever. By offering up one to two hours per week you can help an incoming student succeed here at FAU!


FAU Figure Skating Club Formation

Are you interested in learning how to ice skate? Do you want to represent FAU at national figure skating competitions? If you are interested and/or want to be on the committee, contact Brooklynn Letson by filling out the form attached! Go Owls!

To learn more, visit https://forms.gle/Dz8jRm1CFCh2ByxM7


Pen-to-Paper Writing Contest

3rd annual Pen-to-Paper Writing Contest National Day on Writing Reflect on your life and values while competing for a $400 scholarship prize Submission deadline October 1 More information at fau.edu/wac/ndw/contests/


2020 Data Science, Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence Conference

The virtual 2020 Data Science, Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence Conference will bring together the research interests of Florida Atlantic University and industry and government leaders to stimulate collaboration in the areas of data science, artificial intelligence, machine learning, analytics, and more. At this third annual conference, we hope to build cohesiveness among the varied groups engaged in such work in the local community and beyond. Many great ventures emerged from last year’s conference and we are moving forward in further developing relationships with data scientists and leaders of local businesses, industry and government. The purpose of this year’s Data Science and Analytics Conference is to drill down and hone in on today's unique challenges and real issues local business, industry and government data scientists, and leaders face in their current and future work with big data.

To learn more visit http://fau.edu/data/.


Community Conversations | The Intersection of Social Work & Criminal Justice

When we know better, we can do better. In this kick-off of the “Community Conversations” speaker series, hosted by the College of Social Work & Criminal Justice, PBC Public Defender Carey Haughwout, social worker Marcia Daley and FAU alumnus and author Sevonte Miller will focus on the racial and socioeconomic inequities within the criminal justice system and how social workers and criminal justice professionals are partnering to help heal the disparities and bridge the divide. Free event. Community, students, faculty, staff and friends welcome.