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FAU Hosts First Entrepreneur Networking Event at Oceans 234



             BOCA RATON, FL (February 26, 2010) – Florida Atlantic University’s Entrepreneurship Club recently hosted its first FAU Entrepreneur Happy Hour at Oceans 234 in Deerfield Beach.More than 120 FAU students, faculty, alumni and community members attended the inaugural networking event.
             “The happy hour was a great opportunity to tap into the South Florida entrepreneurial spirit by networking with students, alumni and local executives,” said Patrick Ramsden, executive at Intelligent Office in Boca Raton. “I look forward to attending the next one.” Other attendees included Boca Raton Deputy Mayor Susan Haynie; C.J. Wilson, founder of Global Alliance Ltd. and current managing member at Florida Equity Partners; and Patrick Ramsden, who operates Intelligent Office of Boca Raton.
             The event was held in partnership with the FAU College of Business, College of Engineering and Computer Science, Adams Center for Entrepreneurship and the FAU National Alumni Association to bring together local executives, entrepreneurs, alumni and current FAU students and faculty to network and share ideas on business and entrepreneurship. The Entrepreneurship Club aims to serve the broad range of students at FAU seeking to engage in the top of entrepreneurship.

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