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FAU launches new advising services for working professionals seeking to finish their degree

by Roberto Santiago & Alberto Fernandez | Friday, Oct 23, 2020
FAU launches new advising services for working professionals seeking to finish their degree

Sheena OrrWith the appointment of Sheena Orr, Advisor & Coordinator of Professional Studies FAU Broward Campuses, FAU is offering one-on-one tailored advising for prospective returning students wishing to complete their degree. This service is designed to help working professionals find the right pathway to graduation.

Returning students will be able to build their course schedule around their personal and professional commitments. For maximum flexibility, the FAU Davie campus provides course options that include evening, mini-terms, hybrid and online formats. Students can also take course work at the FAU main campus in Boca Raton as well as other partner campuses.

Working professionals will receive individualized advising that includes a comprehensive review of transcripts from previous institutions. Prospective students will be provided with the best program option for a timely graduation and to meet their professional goals. Advising services are currently being offered on virtual platforms including Microsoft Teams, Zoom and Google Meet. To schedule a consultation with Ms. Orr, please contact her at: ProfessionalStudies@fau.edu or 954-236-1466.

About Florida Atlantic University: Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at sites throughout its six-county service region in southeast Florida. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University is placing special focus on the rapid development of critical areas that form the basis of its strategic plan: Healthy aging, biotech, coastal and marine issues, neuroscience, regenerative medicine, informatics, lifespan and the environment. These areas provide opportunities for faculty and students to build upon FAU’s existing strengths in research and scholarship. For more information, visit fau.edu .