Student News

2018

 

News for February 19th


 


Congratulations to the winners of MacRSA's Door Wars event!
1st Place: RH1 206
 
2nd Place: RH2 301
 
3rd Place: RH2 306
 
Special Thanks to everyone who participated! To see the other door decorations, please visit the MacRSA Facebook page.   https://www.facebook.com/groups/2202307832/ 
 


C ongratulations to Yarinez Batista who was one of three recipients of the Larry Faerman Scholarship from the Florida Association of Residence Halls!
 
For more information on MacRSA and the Florida Association of Residence Halls, please contact Yarinez Batista at ybatista2016@fau.edu
 
Owls Around the World
 
Thursday, February 22nd
5 - 8 PM, Burrow

Come learn about people from different countries and cultures from your own Registered Student Organizations. There will also be the opportunity to sample different types of cuisine.
 
 
Join the Harriett L. Wilkes Leon Charney Diplomacy Program!
 
Participate in the National Model United Nations competition in Washington, D.C. (Nov. 8-11).

Be part of FAU’s Nationally-Recognized Diplomacy Program in its first semester on the Jupiter campus.
 
Debate & Solve Global Problems.
 
Visit www.fau.edu/diplomacy for an Application.
 
Attend one of the following sessions, please bring your application, a copy of your unofficial transcript & a 1-page statement of interest.
 
Wednesday, February 21     2:00 pm             AD 103
Wednesday, February 28     4:00 pm             AD 103
 
Open to All Majors.
 
Registration in INR 3502: International Organization (Wednesdays, 2-4:50 pm, Jupiter campus) and a $200 participation fee are required.
 

Scholarship Opportunities
The American Association of University Women has a North Palm Beach chapter that has recently announced two new scholarships. Information about the scholarships can be found on their website:
https://northernpalmbeach-fl.aauw.net/
 
Applications and criteria for the scholarships can be found here.

 
 
HC INFORMATION & APPROACHING DEADLINES

The Northern Campus Achievement Award nominations are now open! Click here to nominate your fellow owls.

Zim Ouillette, Yarinez Batista, Amina Ali, and Brandon Jean-Baptiste are working on a thesis project about mindfulness meditation and could use your help as participants. This study consists of a 30 minute pretest and a 45 minute session to follow and then a 10-minute follow-up survey to be emailed out 1 week later. Participants may be eligible for course or extra credit at the discretion of their professor. Thank you for your help!

https://tinyurl.com/HCmindful

 

We are looking for students who are willing to participate in a research project examining factors influencing performance on a variety of cognitive tasks. Participants will be asked to complete questionnaires, a font color-naming task on a computer, and complete two 2-minute cognitive tasks. The experiment should take approximately 30 minutes. Participants will recieve either course/extra credit in participating psychology courses or a $5 gift card!
Please click the following link to sign up for a time on SignUpGenius.com: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0e4aa8ae2ea4fe3-selective
If you are unable to make any of the available times listed on SignUpGenius.com but would still like to participate, or if you have any further questions, please contact Alyssa Michels at (561)-307-8650 / amichels2016@fau.edu.
 
Upcoming Events
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Monday, February 19th
Kindness Cards
3:30 - 4:30 PM, Burrow

Join the Psych Club in the burrow from 3:30-4:30 to make cards for friends, professors, and family! Write a long, heartfelt message, or just a quick note telling them you appreciate their presence in your life. Add kindness to the world on paper! 

Wednesday, February 21st
Career Expo
12 - 4 PM, Recreation & Fitness Center, BOCA CAMPUS

This all-majors career fair brings over 100 organizations on campus looking to hire FAU students and alumni for full-time jobs and internships. Click on the picture for more information!


Thursday, February 22nd
Owls Around the World
5 - 8 PM, Burrow

Come learn about people from different countries and cultures from your own Registered Student Organizations. There will also be the opportunity to sample different types of cuisine.
 
Thursday, March 1st
ADL (A Campus Difference) Training
8 AM - 12 PM, SR 272
 ADL is an anti-bias diversity training program which helps participants increase their self-awareness and learn to appreciate diversity on campus. The four-hour training sessions are designed to enhance the university’s ability to build a stronger community and make proactive changes regarding the challenges faced on our campuses.
 
A Campus of Difference training helps participants recognize bias and the harm it inflicts on individuals and society; explore the value of diversity; intergroup relations; and combat racism, anti-Semitism, and all forms of prejudice and bigotry.
 
Please register here: http://www.fau.edu/diversity/sjcc/cultural-competence.php.
 
This event is free to all FAU students.
 
Jobs and Internships!
You can see our up to date list of internships on the Honors College website here!

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 108.

Same-Day Career Advising (no appt. needed; 30 min. sessions)
  • Wednesday: 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. (in person, SR 108F)
 
Appointments (50 min. sessions)
  • Monday: 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. (phone or Skype only)
  • Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. (phone or Skype only)
  • Wednesdays: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. (in person, SR 108F)
  • Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. (phone or Skype only)
  • Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. (phone or Skype only)


Last Modified 2/19/18