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Academic Leadership Changes, Appointments At FAU

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is ending a somewhat tumultuous week with a few positive announcements: Florida Atlantic University’s Interim Provost and Chief Academic Officer Gary W. Perry, Ph.D., has announced the appointment of two deans to three-year terms, in addition to naming an assistant provost for student success. Perry made…

FAU Football Head Coach Ousted Over Drug Use

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — In a hastily called news conference this afternoon, Florida Atlanic University announced the immediate ousting of head football coach Carl Pelini and defensive coordinator Pete Rekstis. From our friend Chuck King at FAUOwlAccess.com: Florida Atlantic football coach Carl Pelini and defensive coordinator Pete Rekstis resigned today after Pat Chun confronted…

ALL A LIE: FAU “Victim” Recants Carjacking Claim

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — He made it all up. That's the official word from FAU's Police Department which now says there was never an armed robbery and carjacking on campus — that the victim, 25-year-old Vincet Philipps, is a liar. Here's the official statement from Florida Atlantic University's Police Department, just released moments ago:…

POLICE INVESTIGATE ARMED CARJACKING AT FAU

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MAJOR UPDATE 9:34p FRIDAY, OCT. 25: Police say the victim lied. Read more. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Police at Florida Atlantic University are investigating at least two armed robberies — one of which evolved into an armed carjacking. According to FAU: On Wednesday, Oct. 23, Florida Atlantic University’s Police Department received a report of…

Major Award For FAU’s Center for Teach and Learning

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Florida Atlantic University is being recognized for its “teaching and learning” program through a major award. Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) has been named the 2013 Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center by the National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA). Just two years after opening on…

Boca Raton Man Charged With Insurance Fraud

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A Boca Raton man whose Linked In profile states that he's a logisitics coordinator at FAU was arrested by Boca Raton Police this morning and charged with filing fraudulent insurance information with the State of Florida, and lying to a law enforcement officer. Bradley Bernasek of Winged Foot Lane in…

NOT JOKING: FAU TO HOST “BOCA RATON BOWL”

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Much like Hallmark created Grandparent's Day and Secretary's Day in an effort to sell cards, ESPN and FAU today announced the creation of the “Boca Raton Bowl” to be held, surprise, right here in Boca Raton. FAU Athletic Director Pat Chun, perhaps unintentionally, seems to take the Hallmark analogy a…

FAU Plans Disability Awareness Month Events

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — October is Disability a Awareness month and FAU is leading the way locally ith several events. From FAU: Florida Atlantic University will host a series of events to commemorate Disability Awareness Month during October. The various events offered are designed to physically and mentally energize and challenge all participants and…