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FAU Donors Honored at Holiday Reception at MacArthur Campus in Jupiter
JUPITER, FL (January 8, 2007) – Florida Atlantic University donors were honored recently at a holiday reception at the Leon and Alma Sadow Courtyard of the Elinor Bernon Rosenthal Lifelong Learning Complex on FAU’s John D. MacArthur campus in Jupiter. Hosted by the FAU Foundation Board of Directors and alumnus Blake Hallock ’96 of Morgan Stanley, the gathering, held under the stars, brought close to 100 people to the campus for hors d’oeuvres and entertainment by a jazz trio comprised of two FAU alumni and one FAU student.
President and Mrs. Frank T. Brogan were on hand to greet the guests. In his welcoming address, President Brogan ’81 spoke of the exciting changes underway on all seven FAU campuses. In keeping with the evening’s theme, “To hope, dream and discover,” Dr. Lawrence Davenport, executive vice president of University Advancement, publicly thanked all those friends of the University whose generosity has allowed FAU students and faculty to achieve their dreams.
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Florida Atlantic University opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University serv es more than 26,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses strategically located along 150 miles of Florida's southeastern coastline. Building on its rich tradition as a teaching university, with a world-class faculty, FAU hosts nine colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, and the Colleges of Business, Education, Engineering & Computer Science, and Architecture, Urban & Public Affairs.