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FAU will host events in honor of Black/African History Month. The full list can be found here: http://www.fau.edu/newsdesk/articles/black-african-american-history-month-2020.php.

If you'd like to include an announcement in next week's newsletter please email the name, time, and location of the event to holmesa@fau.edu by 5pm on Thursday. 
 
Campus Announcements

Scholarships Available
  • Are you considering teaching as a career? Do you volunteer in the public school system or have an interest in doing so? If so, the O’Hagan Mentoring Young Lives Scholarship may be a match for you. The scholarship provides funding for students with financial need who volunteer 50 hours or more mentoring young people in the public school system. If you are interested in applying or want further information on this scholarship contact Dr. Monica Maldonado mmaldonado@fau.edu.
  • Are you a STEM student with an interest in tutoring young people? You should consider applying for the Alice and Don Hudson Scholarship at the Edna Runner Center. This scholarship provides financial assistance to Wilkes Honors College students who demonstrate academic excellence, financial need, and a commitment to community service. Students may receive up to $2500 per semester in scholarship funds to be applied toward their tuition and fees during the fall, spring, and summer semesters for up to six consecutive semesters. The goal of this scholarship is to develop well-rounded, skilled, and committed individuals who are motivated to engage in STEM education and outreach activities at the Edna Runner Tutorial Center in Jupiter.  Preference will be given to applicants with financial need who demonstrate a commitment to community service, academic excellence, and the ability to tutor grade and middle school students in STEM education. Scholarship recipients will be required to complete a minimum of three credits (180 hours) of internship work with the Edna Runner Tutorial Center during each academic year the scholarship is received. You can find information on the approved organizations and how to apply here.
  

Study Abroad
MADRID, SPAIN - We have increased the size of the program to 16 students this year for the Summer Program in Universidad Complutense de Madrid. This has resulted in a few spots currently being available. If you want to take advantage of this opportunity, please do not delay as the spots will be filled on a first come, first served basis. 
 

Study Abroad in Japan
FUKUOKA, JAPAN - Interested in studying abroad in Japan, click on the flier below for all the details. 
Program Start Date: May 30, 2020
Program End Date: June 27, 2020



 


Study Abroad in Germany
T, JAPAN - Interested in studying abroad in Japan, click on the flier below for all the details. 
Program Start Date: May 30, 2020
Program End Date: June 27, 2020




The Guatemalan-Maya Center is seeking volunteers!
The Guatemalan-Maya Center is looking for committed volunteers on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm - 6:00pm to tutor kids from kindergarten to 5th grade in Mathematics and English.
 
The Guatemalan-Maya Center's Escuelita Maya VPK and preschool programs were established to help facilitate the Florida Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program to children of families in underserved communities. 
 
Background checks and fingerprinting will be required for volunteers to complete before they begin volunteering, both of which will be paid for by the center.
 
For further information, please look at their website: 
https://www.guatemalanmaya.org/volunteer-1
 

Saturday, February 22
Islands of Adventure Sign-Up Now Available
Space is limited to the first 100 people who sign up. Click the link to sign-up for this event: 
https://bit.ly/3brmEvg


 

Saturday-Sunday, February 15-16
Artigras Fine Arts Festival
Savi and Art Club are looking for volunteers and festival coordinators during Presidents Day weekend for the Artigras Fine Arts Festival in Abacoa. See the flier below for details!


 

 
Symposium 2020 is on March 27th
 
It's time to submit your abstracts for the 18th Annual Honors College Symposium!
Instructions and a link to submit abstracts can be found here:

https://www.fau.edu/honors/undergraduate-research/research-symposium/



If you are interested in participating, please fill out this google form: https://forms.gle/TgWta5eFMjSkDfGm7

 
HC Tutoring Available:

You don't need to struggle alone, tutoring is completely FREE and open to all FAU students! 

Spring tutoring schedule:
https://www.fau.edu/honors/current-students/jupiter-campus-tutoring/

 
Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (OURI)
Spring 2020 Semester OURI Peer Mentor Office Hours in HC112:
Monday    8:00am-9:00am
Tuesday     11:00am-3:00pm
Thursday    11:00am-1:00pm

Campus Life Connection Newsletter
Don’t want to miss any upcoming events on campus, sign-up to receive the Campus Life Connection weekly e-newsletter, distributed on Fridays with info about upcoming events and activities sponsored by Jupiter Campus Life.  You can sign-up at this link.


Norton Museum of Art
Paid Summer Internship Program
The Norton Museum of Art Summer Internship Program provides four undergraduate students the opportunity to gain practical art museum experience, engage in intellectual discourse, and develop professional skills throughout a seven-week program. 

Internship Dates: June 15, 2020 – July 31, 2020
Application Deadline: March 20, 2020

Interns will be paid and receive housing in West
Palm Beach (WPB), FL.

 
The Norton Museum of Art Intern Application can be found by clicking this link: 
https://www.norton.org/storage/app/media/uploaded-files/Summer%20Internship%20Application%20%202020.pdf
 
For further information, please look at their website:
https://www.norton.org/
Jobs and Internships!
You can see our up to date list of internships on the Honors College website here!

Scholarship Opportunities
View current scholarship opportunities here.

Study Abroad Office Hours
Madison McShane is our Study Abroad Advisor who visits the Jupiter Campus to advise students on the many opportunities available. To schedule an appointment phone 561-297-1080 or email mmcshane@fau.edu.  

FAU Career Center
Walk-in and in-person appointments available M-W 8 AM to 5 PM.Office is located in SR 139.
Appointments through (Skype, phone, email) via Handshake available M-F 8 AM to 5 PM. 
 
To schedule an appointment, please log on to your Handshake account – fau.joinhandshake.com.
Upcoming Events


Friday, February 14 - March 2
Table Rock, SC Camping Trip


Monday, February 17
The National Institutes of Health (NIH): Opportunities to Explore Today's Most Urgent Medical Mysteries
10:30 AM Grand Palm Room, Boca Campus


Monday, February 17
Jupiter Campus Rec, Random Acts of Kindness Day
5:00 PM 


Monday, February 17 - March 6
Give a HOOT for a healthier FAU


Tuesday, February 18
C-Side General Body Meeting
7:00 PM in the Burrow


Wednesday, February 19
Queen Coffee Hour
Join the office of Center for IDEAs in the burrow for their first Queen Coffee this semester.
4:30 PM in the Burrow



Wednesday, February 19
FULBRIGHT
Meet with a Fulbright representative to learn about opportunities to study, teach or conduct research aboard!
1:00-2:00 PM 


Thursday, February 20
Mind Over Matter: Mental Health in the Black Community 
6:30 PM EC101


Friday, February 21
5th Annual Women's Leadership Institute 


Saturday, February 22
Bridge The Gap 5K

Take Stock in Children is excited to announce that the BridgeTheGapPBC.org, 5K is on 2/22/2020.
FAU - SAEM proudly serves as a sponsor for this event.  I NEED your help forming a team. 
 
Can we count on your support?  Register TODAY and join the “OwlMost Done” team!  I have a limited number of trainer shirts for those who register. Please share with faculty, staff, students, family members, community partners, etc. that may be interested in supporting education for low-income students! If you can’t run, you can always walk and be OwlMost Done for a good cause!

February 28-29
Res Fest 2020
Sign up for your res hall, commuter or faculty/staff team here: Sign up here!


Monday, March 2
Please attend the job talk for Biology Instructor Candidate:Denise Monti
Monday, March 2nd:
1:00-2:00 PM in AD 104


Tuesday, March 31
Open Forum in the Burrow 

Trivia Time
Where am I?
Which building on campus can you find me in?

Email your guess to dsalick2014@fau.edu. The first two correct responses will win some HC swag.
Helpful Links
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