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FAU Jupiter’s Lifelong Learning Society Hosts Volunteer Appreciation Reception

JUPITER, Fla. (May 9, 2013) - The Lifelong Learning Society at Florida Atlantic University’s John D. MacArthur Campus recently hosted its annual volunteer appreciation reception to recognize and pay tribute to more than 100 volunteers.

Each year the Lifelong Learning Society honors the commitment of their many volunteers, whose efforts encourage participation in non-traditional educational classes. “Volunteers of the Year” were awarded to Rita Hazen and Margaret Hicks. The “Volunteer Couple of the Year” award was presented to Bob and Karen Feller. This recognition acknowledges the extraordinary dedication and untiring service of FAU Jupiter’s Lifelong Learning Society volunteers.

The Lifelong Learning Society at FAU Jupiter is dedicated to enriching the lives of adults of all ages by offering non-credit, university-level courses that are taught by highly qualified professors and distinguished guest lecturers.

For more information, or to receive a free catalog, contact the Lifelong Learning Society at 561-799-8547.


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

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