Student News

Fall 2017


News for the week of September 18


We hope that everyone is doing well post-Irma and ready to get back into the swing of things. Classes will resume as normal and all rescheduled events have been posted below.

Due to the unfortunate circumstances surrounding Hurricane Irma, Clubfest has been rescheduled to  Wednesday, September 27 , from  5 - 7 PM  on the Rec Fields.

Afterwards, you can catch an improv show by Theatre in the Raw at  10 PM  in AD 119.
Constitution Day

Due to the hurricane, Constitution Day had to be rescheduled. The event will now take place on  September 28th  from  12 - 2 PM  in SR 149. 

Interested in volunteering? We'll need help setting up tables and tearing down the event. Sign up here!

Interested in attending? Sign up here! A limited number of spots are available.

Applications for the Frost Scholarship are now being accepted.
The Frost Scholarship website has now been updated at with the complete list of eligible programmes. If you have any questions about the Frost Scholarship, please feel free to contact the Student Funding Officer, Nicole Westbury Harris, 

The Fall Open Rec schedule is below. Click the picture to view the full sized image.

This year, the iLead Student Leadership Conference will be celebrated in a few days filled with meaningful experiences called iLead Weekend ( September 22-24, 2017 ).  These opportunities will promote and enhance self-awareness as a leader and are FREE for FAU Students (costs do apply for non-FAU students).
iDiscover,  September 22, 2017
Preceding iLead this year will be a pre-conference with various tracks to request to be a part of (most begin at  1 p.m.  and conclude at  7 p.m. ). Please read more here
iLead,  September 23, 2017
The 10th Annual iLead Student Leadership Conference will be on  Saturday, September 23  from  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  in the Student Union on the Boca Raton campus. The conference will include popular keynotes speakers, breakout sessions, opportunities to engage with your peers, faculty and staff. Limited spots to participate in The Palm Beach County Heart Walk as a part of this year’s iLead are also included.
iReflect,  September 24, 2017
Finally iLead weekend will end with iReflect, which is an opportunity to deepen the learning from iDiscover and or iLead, bringing the weekend to a full circle. This program will take place from  1-3 p.m.  on the Boca Raton campus.
To register for one or more of these programs (iDiscover, iLead, iReflect), visit  Registration  ends   Wednesday,  September 20, 2017 , so register now!
Transportation will be provided from the Jupiter campus to iLead on  Saturday, September 23, 2017 . Please contact Devin Herrera at for more information.
Upcoming Events
Wednesday, September 27th  (tentative)
Queer Coffee Hour
12 - 1 PM , Burrow

Come and enjoy coffee and dialogue. Queer Coffee is a great way to stay connected to what’s going on with the LGBTQ+ community on campus and to let your voice be heard as an LGBTQ+ student.

5 - 7 PM , Rec Fields

Meet, learn about, and join student organizations.
There will be live interactive presentations from 25+ RSO's, cool promo items, awesome giveaways, yummy food and an airbrush tattoo artist.

Thursday, September 28
Theatre in the Raw Auditions
6:45 PM , AD 119

A Theatre in the Raw will be holding auditions for our fall one acts on September 12, 2017 at 6:45 in AD119.

We will be casting for:
The New Mrs.Jones by James Armstrong
Hello Out There! by William Saroyan
Monstrosity by Bragg Stone Hammac.

Sides will be posted September 1st on the Theatre in the Raw Facebook page. If you are unable to make it at this time but would still like the opportunity to audition or have any other questions please contact Rebecca Radtke at

Saturday, November 11-12
Service  Saturday : Habitat for Humanity House Painting
8 AM – 3 PM

Join SAVI to assist Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County in painting the Estates in Jupiter! Anyone who volunteers must wear closed-toe, closed-heel shoes and should wear something they don’t mind getting dirty (a SAVI shirt!). They will have water, supplies, and safety equipment available for all volunteers. TRANSPORTATION AND LUNCH PROVIDED. Please pre-register on OwlCentral/Jupiter SAVI:

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

Scholarship Opportunities 
New scholarships will be posted here as they become available.

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  

FAU Career Center
Katie Silva is the FAU Career Center representative on the Jupiter campus. Her office is located in SR Room 108.
  • Same-Day Career Advising (no appt. needed; 20 min. sessions)
    • Wednesdays,  2:30 – 4:30 p.m.  (in person, SR 108)
  • Appointments (50 min. sessions)
    • Mondays:  8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. (phone or Skype only)
    • Wednesdays:  8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.  (in person, SR 108)
    • Tuesdays & Thursdays:  8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.  (phone or Skype only)
    • Friday 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.  (phone or Skype only)












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