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'…At the Old Ball Game'
The FAU baseball team headed to Jupiter to play an exhibition game against the World Champion St. Louis Cardinals. Colby John Brogan assisted his father, President Brogan, with the ceremonial first pitch (above). Jupiter Mayor Karen Golonka, joined by MacArthur Campus Vice President Kristen Murtaugh, read a proclamation calling Feb. 26, 2007, "FAU in Jupiter Day," while FAU Head Coach Kevin Cooney (20) and Cardinal Manager Tony LaRussa discusses strategy with the Brogans (below). Terry Gearing, director of university relations for the Jupiter campus, sang the National Anthem (far below).


A Reflection Garden

President Brogan led the University community in dedicating the Heritage Park Reflection Garden last month. The garden is a tribute to those hard-working staff, faculty and students who are no longer with us. The FAU Gospel Choir performed at the ceremony. The project was initiated by the Dean of Student Affairs Office, Counseling Center in collaboration with FAU departments and personnel.


In February, more than 20 events celebrating the cultures of people of African descent. Boca Raton held a kick-off event, the Cultural Festival: Celebrating the Black Heritage on Feb. 7 and the Broward campuses wrapped up the month with Black History Week festivities. For details…


Breaking New Ground

The official groundbreaking of the Treasure Coast‘s first developmental research charter laboratory school was held last month. Details here. (Click photo for larger image).
In hardhats and holding shovels are (from left) Tim Bargeron, assistant superintendent for business services, St. Lucie County Public Schools; Dr. Judi Miller, member, St. Lucie County School Board; Gerri McPherson, Treasure Coast Campus Vice President; Pete Hegener, president, Core Communities; Sherry Plymale, member, Board of Trustees; President Brogan; Dr. John Carvelli, chairman, St. Lucie County School Board; Kathryn Hensley, member, St. Lucie County School Board; Rep. Gayle Harrell; Deborah Hawley, chair, FAU/TCUS Not-for-Profit Board; Troy Ingersoll, member, St. Lucie County School Board; and Dr. Roy Levow, president, Faculty Senate, and member, Board of Trustees.






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