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It's National Chocolate Cake Day! Enjoy! 

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
Medallion Announcement
Students may only walk at the Medallion Ceremony if they have completed their thesis (no incomplete theses allowed) and have six or fewer credits of incomplete grades or additional coursework to complete over the summer to meet all graduation requirements. Students who have incomplete grades on their thesis are invited to walk at the next medallion ceremony after they have completed the thesis and all other graduation requirements. Students in the Wilkes Medical Scholars program who matriculate into medical school during their 4th year are the only exceptions to this rule.
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.
 





Meet the Candidates for a new Honors College Faculty in American Literature
Students are highly encouraged to attend the following presentations by candidates for a new Honors College faculty position in American Literature. Your feedback will be most welcome.

Tuesday January 28th, 10-11am in SR 209: Phyllisa Deroze, Ph.D. Penn State: “Hope and Healing: Toward a Theory of African-American Health Narratives”
Friday January 31st, 1-2pm in AD 205: Jennifer McFarlane Harris, Ph.D. University of Michigan: "Mother and Mozart: Requiem Theology and Augustine St. Clare’s Reluctant Conversion in Uncle Tom's Cabin"
The Pre-Medical Society is seeking volunteers!
The Pre-Medical Society is seeking volunteers for the Annual Gala which will be held on Wednesday, April 1st. The committees are Marketing, Community Outreach, and Event Planning. 
If you are interested please contact Marina Perez at marinaperez2017@fau.edu."
 




Burrow Hours for Spring 2020

Monday-Friday:     8:00am-12:00am (Midnight)
Saturday/Sunday   10:00am-8:00pm
 


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/


 
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/

Library Hours:
Sunday         12:30pm-9:00pm
Monday         8:30am-11:00pm
Tuesday        8:30am-11:00pm
Wednesday   8:30am-11:00pm
Thursday       8:30am-9:00pm
Friday            8:30am-5:00pm
Saturday       11:00am-6:00pm
  • From now on you will need your OWL Card at all times to access the library.

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
 
Job, Internship, and Volunteer Opportunities  


Inter-Campus Opportunity  

Annual Florida Collegiate Honors Council Conference
February 2020, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College is hosting the annual Florida Collegiate Honors Council’s annual conference. The conference will be held February 7-9 2020 at the Embassy Suites Palm Beach Gardens. This is an exciting opportunity to meet honors students and faculty from around the state and to share research. There are also fine art, creative writing, and academic writing contests that include cash prizes. The deadline to register is January 31, 2020.

To read more about this conference visit https://www.fchchonors.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
 


Wednesday, January 29
Faculty Coffee Talk (Burrow)

Wednesday, January 29
Finances for College Life
5:00pm in SR290


Wednesday, January 29
Vegan Club @ 5:30pm (Dorm Courtyard)

Everyone is welcome! Stop by to chat and try some food.
Thursday, January 30
SG Town Hall (Burrow)

Tuesday, February 11
Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (OURI) Workshop
How to Apply for Undergraduate Research Grants
1:00-2:00pm in AD202

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

March 6-8
Owl Breaks: Spring Break Trip
Priority sign up deadline is February 6th.

 
Trivia Time
Where am I?
Which Honors College Faculty member's office is this?

Email your guess to holmesa@fau.edu. The first two correct responses will win some HC swag.
Helpful Links
Honors College page for Current Students.
Current internship opportunities here.
Go to Student News to read more about upcoming events here.
Click here for today's library hours. 24/7 access to the lobby and computer lab is available to all students with a currently activated owl card.
Click here to submit announcements. The deadline is
5 PM Thursday.