FAU’s Wilkes Honors College Presents Author Lucia St. Clair Robson on “Predicting the Past”
JUPITER, FL (October 8, 2007) – Florida Atlantic University’s Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College presents Lucia St. Clair Robson as part of its Speakers Forum on Friday, October 12 at 1 p.m. in the AD Auditorium, 5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter. Robson, a history novelist, will speak on “Predicting the Past.”
Robson was born in Baltimore, Maryland and raised in South Florida. She has been a Peace Corps volunteer in Venezuela and a teacher in Brooklyn, New York. Robson has also lived in Japan, South Carolina and southern Arizona. The Western Writers of America awarded her first book, Ride with the Wind, the Golden Spur Award for best historical western in 1982. Her latest book, Shadow Patriots, a Novel of the Revolution, has won critical acclaim.
This presentation is part of the Wilkes Honors College Named Scholar Recognition Ceremony. The 2007-2008 Wilkes Honors College Named Scholars will be present at this event and will receive certificates of recognition.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 561-799-8105.
The Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, located on FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus, is a four-year residential liberal arts & science college for academically superior undergraduates.
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: College of Architecture, Urban & Public Affairs, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science, the Barry Kaye College of Business, the College of Education, the College of Engineering & Computer Science, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science.