FAU Graduation Set For Thursday, Friday

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — You may want to stay away from Glades Road east of I-95 on Thursday and Friday as FAU's graduation season hits high gear.

From FAU:

Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 2,890 degrees during its spring commencement ceremonies on Thursday, May 1 and Friday, May 2.

The ceremonies are scheduled for 9 a.m., 1 p.m., and 5 p.m. on both days, in the Carole and Barry Kaye Auditorium, FAU’s Student Union, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. These students will join more than 136,730 alumni who have graduated from FAU since the university opened its doors in 1964.

Louise Jones Gopher, of the Brighton Indian Reservation in Okeechobee, became the first female member of the Seminole Tribe of Florida to earn a college degree when she graduated from FAU in 1970 with a B.S. in business. She will receive the President’s Distinguished Service Medallion on Thursday, May 1 at 9 a.m. The medallion is awarded to individuals who have rendered service of great value to the University or the community at large.

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