FAU Student News
Monday, Feb. 20, 2017
Vol. 4 | Issue 24

FAU Student News

Your weekly source for important dates, events and announcements.


STEM Career Fair this Wednesday

STEM Career Fair this Wednesday

Stop by the STEM Career Fair this Wednesday, Feb. 22 at the Recreation and Fitness Center on the Boca Raton campus from noon – 4 p.m. to network with employers and learn about job opportunities within the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics communities.

Log on to OWL CareerLink to view a list of attending employers.


Summer Camp Job Fair this Thursday

Looking for a summer job? Attend the Summer Camp Job Fair this Thursday, Feb. 23 in the Breezeway on Boca Raton campus from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. to network with employers and learn about summer job opportunities at various camps.

Log on to OWL CareerLink to view a list of attending employers.


LeaderShape Institute Information Sessions

Join the LeaderShape® Institute™, a six day leadership experience that challenges participants to lead with integrity™ hosted by the Weppner Center for LEAD and Service-Learning. There are two options to participate, May 9 - 14 and Aug. 6 - 11.

Learn more about the Institute by attending one of the info sessions:

  • Tuesday, Feb. 21, 5 - 6 p.m. located at Live Oak B, Boca Raton Student Union
  • Thursday, Feb. 23, noon - 1 p.m. located at Palmetto Palm, Boca Raton Student Union
  • Wednesday, March 1, 5-6 pm located at Live Oak A, Boca Raton Student Union

Questions? Contact Marek Madro, Catherine Aroca, or call the Weppner Center at 561-297-3607.


FAU to test emergency alert system on Thursday

Florida Atlantic University will test all components of the FAU Alert System on Thursday, Feb. 23. At approximately 9:50 a.m. The outdoor warning sirens on the Boca Raton, Jupiter, and Harbor Branch campuses will be activated. During this test, a loud siren and a spoken message will be heard across the campuses.

Additionally, FAU’s University-wide email, text message alert, telephone alert, web alert, emergency hotlines and indoor notification system for the Residence Halls and the Library will be tested the same day.


Volunteers Needed for Florida Undergraduate Research Conference (FURC) 2017

Need volunteer hours? Interested in being involved in one of the nation’s largest multi-disciplinary research conferences? If so, join the Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (OURI) as we host the annual FURC conference right here on FAU's Boca Raton campus. Volunteers will be needed all day on February 24 - 25. Volunteers will receive a free shirt and anyone who volunteers for more than four hours on either day will gain free admission to the conference.

Sign up to volunteer


2017 Annual Juried Student Exhibition

Looking for ways to show off your artistic talents? Submit your art for a chance to be a part of the 2017 Annual Juried Student Exhibition. Arranged by students, for students; this exhibition is open to all FAU students, no matter their major. Chosen works will be exhibited at the Ritter Art Gallery on the Boca Raton campus. Top works will be awarded cash prizes. Add to this showcase of FAU's artistic talent.

Submission deadline is Thursday, March 2. For submission instructions and additional information, visit the Annual Juried Student Exhibition page.


Lead and Serve Banquet Award Nomination Form Available

Know someone who is an exceptional leader? Nominate a student and/or faculty member for one of our Lead and Serve Banquet Awards. Nominations deadline: Monday, March 13. Lead and Serve Banquet will be held on Friday, April 21 at 4 p.m.


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FAU Mens Basketball Player

Men's Basketball vs UTEP

Your FAU Owls will host the UTEP Miners this Thursday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. at FAU Arena. We will celebrate Military Appreciation Night, where all active military personnel and veterans will be honored. Tickets for military personnel and veterans are $5 and they will receive an FAU Military Coin. We will also celebrate Alumni Night presented by Geico, and all fans can receive an FAU Koozie. Students can check-in on the “Owls Up Rewards” App to receive one point.

FAU Womens softball teammate

Softball: FAU Tournament

All softball, all weekend. The Owls are gearing up for another tournament weekend starting with a double header on Friday, Feb. 24 at 3:45 and 6 p.m. FAU vs UCONN, and FAU vs Arkansas. It’s National Tortilla Chip Day, so enjoy chips and salsa samples from our sponsors. The Owls will then play another double header (FAU vs FAMU, and FAU vs Kentucky) on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. Be one of the first 100 fans and you will receive an FAU pennant. The tournament concludes on Sunday, Feb. 26 when FAU faces Memphis at 1:30 p.m. Students can check-in on the “Owls Up Rewards” App to receive up to three points.

FAU mens baseball teammate

Baseball vs Indiana

Another exciting weekend of FAU Baseball action ahead! Come support the Owls at their three-day series against the Indiana Hoosiers starting Friday, Feb. 24 at 6:30 p.m. Get first dibs on exclusive FAU mini bats, and students can check-in on the “Owls Up Rewards” App to receive five points. Come back out on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 4 p.m. for “Throwback Night," where students receive another point on “Owls Up Rewards.” The series concludes Sunday, February 26th at noon.

FAU Mens Basketball Player

Basketball vs UTSA

Final home game of the season alert! You read that right. FAU Men’s Basketball will take on UTSA on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. for their final home game of the season. Watch the boys in action as they celebrate “Senior Night” and “Tip Off Against Breast Cancer.” The first 600 students will receive FAU Basketball Shooting Sleeves, and we will also give away pink ribbon magnets and pink towels. Partial proceeds from general admission tickets will be donated to Boca Regional Hospital. Students can check-in on the “Owls Up Rewards” App to receive five points.

 Last Modified 2/20/17