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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
  • 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. 

Volunteer Opportunities
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"

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:

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:

If you are interested in participating, please fill out this google form:
HC Tutoring Available:

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

Spring tutoring schedule:

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.

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  

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 –
Upcoming Events

Wednesday, February 5
Free HIV Testing
(Student Health Services)

Wednesday, February 5
Please attend the job talk for Biology Instructor Candidate:Catherine Trivigno
Wednesday, February 5th:
1-2pm in AD 104

Wednesday, February 5
Art Workshop (Burrow)

Thursday, February 6
Funny February, ft. Eric O'Shea
(AD 119)

Friday, February 7
BBQ and Music (Dining Hall)

Saturday, February 8
(Washable) Paint War

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

Wednesday, February 12
Mouth-watering Wednesday

Saturday, February 22
Bridge The Gap 5K

Take Stock in Children is excited to announce that the, 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!

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

Trivia Time
Where am I?
Which building on campus is this?

Email your guess to 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.
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Click here to submit announcements. The deadline is
5 PM Thursday.