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Wilkes Honors College to Host Open House

            JUPITER, FL (March 11, 2010) – Florida Atlantic University’s Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College will host an open house on Saturday, March 20, from 12:30 – 5 p.m. at FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus, 5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter.  Prospective students and their families are invited.

            Registration begins at 12:30 p.m., and light refreshments will be served.The program, which starts at 1 p.m., will include a panel presentation by current faculty, staff and students, and information sessions on academic programs, admissions, financial aid, housing and student life.  Campus tours will be offered.

            For directions, more information or to R.S.V.P., contact the admissions office at 561-799-8646 or 1-800-920-8705, or


The Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, located on FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus, is a four-year residential liberal arts & science college for high achieving undergraduates.

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 .

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