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In 2015, President Kelly identified diversity as one of the platforms in “The Strategic Plan for the Race to Excellence” for Florida Atlantic University. As a result, the Diversity Council was formed to help identify, promote and build institutional cross-cultural competencies giving our students, faculty and staff more opportunities to enhance and diversify their professional and personal world-view enriching their intellect, knowledge and understanding of their own culture, global cultural (historic) trends, including economic and political movements.



School of Social Work Student of The Year

Congratulations to Kimberley Small, winner of the Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work Student of the Year Award! “Kimberley is a powerhouse,” said Joy McClellan, MSW Program Coordinator and Instructor at the School... Read article

Owls Among Us: Bobby

"Owls Among Us" is a series of short documentary videos produced by students at Florida Atlantic University, on the student and faculty experience. In the first episode, film student Robert Reardon describes his love for football, writing scripts, and overcoming challenges living with Cerebral palsy.

Gabby Alvarado: Multiplatform Digital Producer, NBC Universo and NBC Telemundo

Gabby is a journalist and a proud alumna of Florida Atlantic University. While she worked towards her International Business degree, Gabby dedicated her free time to Student Media, starting as a volunteer at Owl Radio... Read article


Diversity Mural Project

The Diversity Platform, Student Government and the Homecoming planning committee made history this year with the initiative of the Diversity Mural Project. About 50 students, faculty and staff came together during homecoming week with artists from Unconventional, LLC to paint a Diversity Mural... Read article


The College of Education (COE) was the first Florida Atlantic University (FAU) college to initiate a standing Diversity Committee. The committee was formed even before diversity became one of the platforms in the University’s strategic plan.... Read article


The album“Pá Qué Más,” which was recorded and produced at Florida Atlantic University’s Hoot/Wisdom Recordings under the direction of FAU associate professor Alejandro-Sánchez Samper, has received a GRAMMY nomination in the “Best Folk Album” category for the 18th annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®... Read article


Hispanic Serving Institution

“At FAU, we take great pride in being one of the most racially and culturally diverse universities in the country, and we are pleased to now be designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.”

Most Diverse Institution in FSUS

FAU is the most diverse institution in Florida’s State University System. More than 50 percent of its 30,000 students are classified as minority or international. more

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