MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Freed
FAU to Host Alumnus and NASA Astronaut Steve Swanson
WHAT: Florida Atlantic University’s College
of Engineering & Computer Science
will host “Discover Space II,” a presentation
by FAU alumnus and NASA astronaut Dr. Steve
WHEN: Friday, February 19 at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton campus
COST: Free and open to the public.
CONTACT: For information, contact Lynda Hoffman at
561-297-3400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FAU alumnus and NASA astronaut Dr. Steve Swanson ‘86 will speak about his experiences in the NASA space program and the value of an education focused in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) areas. He also will present Dr. Karl Stevens, dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science, with the College flag which Swanson took on the space shuttle during his most recent space mission.
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About Florida Atlantic University:
Florida Atlantic University opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University serves more than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses and sites. Building on its rich tradition as a teaching university, with a world-class faculty, FAU hosts 10 colleges: College of Architecture, Urban & Public Affairs, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science, the College of Business, the College of Education, the College of Engineering & Computer Science, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Graduate College, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. For more information, visit www.fau.edu .