Student News

Spring 2017
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HC INFORMATION & APPROACHING DEADLINES

Interested in the Certified Student Leaders program? The CSL program is a certification available to FAU students that are interested in enhancing their leadership knowledge, application, and skills through a variety of leadership opportunities. Applications will open on January 3rd and close February 7th. Click here to apply!

Don't forget that in order to be considered a full time student next semester and to remain eligible for your Honors College scholarship, students must be registered full-time with at least 12 credits of Honors College courses. If you have any issues, please contact Dr. Tunick at tunick@fau.edu .

We are now offering Honors General Microbiology for the spring semest
er on Mondays from 3-5:50. The CRN is 34668. The prerequisites for this course are 8 credits of bio and 4 of gen chem. If you have trouble registering, please email David Flanigan at flanigan@fau.edu.

 

ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

 

Housing will be pushing around their Ice Cream Cart in both RH1 and 2 at 7 PM on 1/8. Enjoy!

If you miss out on the ice cream, you can make some s'mores with MacRSA at Toasted on Monday at 7 PM in the Courtyard!


On Tuesday, 1/10, come out to the Diversity Road Show put on by Campus Life from 12-1:30 in the brand new Dining Hall!

Later that night, come back to the Dining Hall for the Faculty Quiz Bowl at 5:30 PM. Think you can out-trivia the faculty? Come out and prove it!

Come and and get crafty in the Burrow on 1/11 from 4-6 PM with ceramic owl painting and more! There will be a contest for best owl with prizes for first, second, and third places.

The OXFAM Hunger Banquet challenges you to think about the ways those in different areas and income brackets around the world eat every day. Come participate in this eye-opening event on 1/12 at 7 PM in the Burrow.

 

Kaffeine and Karaoke is BACK! We are calling all to sing for a cup o' joe and compete for prizes awarded to the best renditions of our favorite tunes! Come join us on 1/13 at 7 PM in the Burrow! 


Got a little lazy over winter break? Looking for an awesome event to start the new semester off right? Then come out to the Rec Fields from 7-9 PM for Glow Games!! We will be playing glow in the dark Frisbee and volleyball. We will be giving away some dope prizes so you don't want to miss it. Also, there will be a Climb n' Challenge wall that lights up!! Winning team for volleyball and Frisbee will receive a  #recsquad  long sleeve shirt! 


 

Jobs and Internships!

 

Salute Market on PGA is hiring! You can call to inquire at 561-425-5651 or email Michelle here .

Applications are now being accepted for the  Summer REU Program in Marine Science  at the University of Delaware, an NSF-Funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program. Interns will work with faculty in a research-intensive setting on a research topic in chemical, physical, or biological oceanography, marine biology or marine geology. In addition to hands-on research experience, student support includes a $5,600 stipend, campus housing, and travel assistance. More information and the  application  can be found on our  website . You may also be interested to hear directly from former  interns , or  see  one of our field trips from last summer. For more information, please contact Joanna York .

Part or full time legal assistants needed for Million Dollar Advocates Forum in Boca Raton. They are paying $12 an hour and are looking for someone willing to work a minimum of 16 hours a week. The main focus of the work would be preparing settlement demand letters for Associate Attorneys. No experience is required. Because of the training and the nature of the work, it's a great primer for anyone interested in practicing personal injury law or anyone on a pre-law track. If you're interested, contact Jensen M. Grant here .

You can see our up to date list of internships on the Honors College website here !

 

Scholarship Opportunities

 

You can begin to submit your  FAFSA  NOW!!! Mark your calendars - the deadline to submit is March 1st.

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship is open for submissions now! The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants in environmental sciences, biology, math, or physics with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for two years of full-time study during the 9-month academic year and a 10-week, full-time internship position ($700/week) during the summer at a NOAA facility.

The Florida Chapter of The Wildlife Society, in conjunction with the Florida Wildlife Federation and the National Wild Turkey Federation, is sponsoring the  Greater Everglades Student Memorial Scholarship . This scholarship is for an undergraduate student who is a Junior or Senior during the 2016-2017 academic year. One $2,000 scholarship will be awarded this year. Click  here  for the application.
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Just because you've started college doesn't mean the scholarship search is over yet. If you are still looking for scholarship money, follow this link to find more scholarships that might apply to you.

The Florida Student Assistance Grant Program
 is for degree-seeking, resident, undergraduate students who demonstrate substantial financial need and are enrolled in participating post-secondary institutions. You must have already completed your FAFSA in order to be considered for FSAG. To find out more about how to apply, click  here Image result for fafsa

Graduating seniors who are accepted for graduate study at Oxford in 2017/18 can apply for the
Frost Scholarship.  Details are at  www.graduate.ox.ac.uk/frostflorida , which includes the complete list of eligible programmes. To be considered for the Frost Scholarship, eligible applicants just need to apply for one of the eligible programmes by the relevant January deadline for that programme. This will either be 6 or 20 January 2017. Applicants can check which deadline applies on the relevant programme page ( www.graduate.ox.ac.uk/courses ).  Any eligible applicant who is offered a place to study on one of these programmes will automatically be considered for the Frost scholarship. Please see the webpage for full details of the eligibility criteria.
  
National Eagle Scout Scholarship  offers Merit Scholarships to Eagle Scouts no further along than their junior year. For more information, go to http://nesa.org/scholarships.html?tr=y&auid=16897469

 

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 e-mail mmcshane@fau.edu.

 

FAU Career Center


Katie Silva is the FAU Career Center representative on the Jupiter campus. Her office is located in SR Room 225. Contact Katie via e-mail (ksilva10@fau.edu) or by phone at (954) 236-1214. For more information and upcoming programming, go to the FAU Career Center website. Students can also register for all 2016/17 events by logging into your OWL CareerLink account.
Same Day Career Advising: Mondays 2:30-4:30 in SR 225
By appointment: Mondays 8:30-5pm (in person, phone or Skype); Tuesdays and Wednesdays 8:30-5 (phone or Skype); Thursdays 8:30-6 (phone or Skype); Fridays 8:30-3 (phone or Skype)

 

Misc

 

HC Music Practice Rooms: Rooms in HA 110, 111 are available to use for music practice (HA 109 is temporarily unavailable) . All enrolled Wilkes Honors College students need to have a current, approved permission form on file with the Dean's Suite, HC 131. This form, which outlines the rules and regulations for use of the rooms, is available online .

The Honors College now offers the option of a B.S. degree in the following concentrations: Biological Anthropology, Biological Chemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Marine Biology, Neuroscience, Physics, and Psychology. Students with these primary concentrations have the option of selecting 'Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)' or 'Bachelor of Science (B.S.)': the coursework is the same. Declare your concentration by completing and printing the online form and turning it into the Dean's suite.

Crux Coffee in Abacoa is offering a 10% discount for students that register with their loyalty program.You can find them at facebook.com/cruxcoffee.



 

 
 
 

 

 

 
 
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HC INFORMATION & APPROACHING DEADLINES

Interested in the Certified Student Leaders program? The CSL program is a certification available to FAU students that are interested in enhancing their leadership knowledge, application, and skills through a variety of leadership opportunities. Applications will open on January 3rd and close February 7th. Click here to apply!

Don't forget that in order to be considered a full time student next semester and to remain eligible for your Honors College scholarship, students must be registered full-time with at least 12 credits of Honors College courses. If you have any issues, please contact Dr. Tunick at tunick@fau.edu .

We are now offering Honors General Microbiology for the spring semest
er on Mondays from 3-5:50. The CRN is 34668. The prerequisites for this course are 8 credits of bio and 4 of gen chem. If you have trouble registering, please email David Flanigan at flanigan@fau.edu.


A second section of STA 2023 Honors Intro to Statistics will be offered on T R 6-7:50

RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) Course is now open for registration for the Jupiter Campus. Classes will be January 25th, February 1st, and February 8th. Register today here .



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