FAU College of Education Honored with 2018 Marti Huizenga Roll Up Your Sleeves Award
by Teresa Crane | Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
Florida Atlantic University College of Education was honored with a 2018 Marti Huizenga Roll Up Your Sleeves Award bestowed by Junior Achievement of South Florida. More than 150 guests attended the celebration held at Riverside Hotel in Fort Lauderdale.
FAU was chosen as one of this year’s honorees for its support, time and gift of experience that provided students with the opportunity to learn through real life encounters. Through the efforts of volunteers this year Junior Achievement has served almost 50,000 students.
As a nonprofit organization, Junior Achievement of South Florida relies on this precious and generous gift of volunteer time to deliver quality educational programs. JA provides programs for students that focus on entrepreneurship, financial literacy and work readiness. This is the trademark of JA education.
Accepting the award on behalf of the college was Valerie J. Bristor, Dean of the FAU College of Education.