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High Honors For FAU's Hispanic Honor Society

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Congratulations are in order this morning for FAU’s chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society. From FAU: Florida Atlantic University’s Rho Omicron Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, has been named an “Honor Chapter” for its outstanding activities in 2012-13. This…

Interim Provost Named At FAU

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — As the somewhat unofficial restructuring continues at FAU, the University this morning announced the appointment of a new “Interim Provost and Chief Academic Officer.” From Florida Atlantic: Florida Atlantic University has named Gary W. Perry, Ph.D., interim provost and chief academic officer, effective Monday, Aug. 26. Perry, who served seven…

Stand Your Ground Class Offered At FAU

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Stand Your Ground Law — as controversial as some say it is — is a law perfect for discussion and analysis. That’s the idea behind a new course to be offered — starting next week — at FAU: Florida Atlantic University will offer a course this fall on Stand…

Graham Wilbert, Former FAU QB, Arrested For DUI

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton police early this morning arrested Graham Wilbert and charged him with DUI. The former FAU quarterback is now a coach with the Owls while working as a graduate assistant at the school. Our friend Chuck King at FAUOwlAccess.com reported on Wilbert's job last month. Wilbert recently was worked…

FAU Welcomes Fans Of Handmade Books

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It is a rarity and it is right here in Boca — a library dedicated to handmade books. FAU is the place and here are the details: Florida Atlantic University’s Arthur & Mata Jaffe Center for Book Arts, one of the nation’s most prominent centers for books handmade by artists,…

Professional Thespians Act In FAU Show

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The stars will be out for FAU's upcoming performance of “The Man Who Came To Dinner.” From FAU: Florida Atlantic University’s Festival Rep presentation of “The Man Who Came to Dinner” opens Friday, July 12 at 7 p.m. in Studio One Theatre on FAU’s Boca Raton Campus, 777 Glades Road,…

FAU Names Interim President, Has No Advanced Degree

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — FAU, trying to build its credibility in the academic world, has named an interim president with no graduate degree. While Dennis Crudele has spent the better part of his career at FAU, it is of note that he is serving as president of a university where 23-year-olds have achieved higher…

JUST A TEST: FAU Set To Test Emergency System

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Don't panic if you hear sirens near FAU on Thursday morning. Florida Atlantic is set to test its emergency alert system. According to FAU: Florida Atlantic University is scheduled to test all components of the FAU Alert system the morning of Thursday, June 27. The FAU Alert system is designed…

FAU Helps To Restore Sandy Damaged Recordings

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Priceless audio and video recordings damaged during Hurricane Sandy last year are being restored at Florida Atlantic University. From FAU: Florida Atlantic University’s Recorded Sound Archives (RSA) hopes to digitize sound and restore images from 786 vintage kiddie records that were flooded in October 2012 following Hurricane Sandy. The records,…