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Timothy Steigenga, Ph.D.

Big Brothers and Big Sisters Volunteer of the Year

By | April 29, 2021

Timothy Steigenga, Ph.D., associate dean for community engagement at the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College was selected as the 2021 Volunteer of the Year by Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties.

From left to right, Andre Jones; Bradley Sorte; Shernette Dunn, Ph.D.; Melissa Durbin; Viridiana Lieberman; Dr. David Dillon; and Dr. Michael Metzner. Not pictured: Raymond Faloona and Maria Jasin, Ph.D.

FAU HONORS 2021 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES ALONG WITH DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI

By | April 29, 2021

The Florida Atlantic University Alumni Association (FAUAA) hosted its annual Hall of Fame and Distinguished Alumni ceremony and reception recently.

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FAU Celebrates Spring 2021 Graduates

By | April 29, 2021

Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 3,200 degrees today for the spring 2021 semester during two in-person commencement ceremonies at FAU Stadium.

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FAU’s Kenan Social Engagement Program Announces Scholarship Winners for 2021

By | April 20, 2021

The Kenan Social Engagement Program at the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce the selection of two 2021 scholarship recipients, or Kenan Scholars.

Kia Taylor Riccio

Wilkes Honors College Alumni Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

By | April 19, 2021

Congratulations to Kia Taylor Riccio, a doctoral student, and Wilkes Honors College Alumni, for winning a 2021 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF).

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Muslim Communities and Cultures of the Himalayas

By | April 14, 2021

A new book edited by Jacqueline H. Fewkes, Ph.D., a professor of anthropology at the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College and Megan Adamson Sijapati, Ph.D. titled "Muslim Communities and Cultures of the Himalayas," is now available from Routledge.

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FAU DIPLOMACY TEAM PLACES SECOND AT NATIONAL MODEL U.N.

By | April 6, 2021

The Leon Charney Diplomacy Program at Florida Atlantic University recently competed in the virtual National Model United Nations competition and finished second overall out of 100 competing universities.

Jeffrey Morton, Ph.D.

Gift Establishes First Endowed Chair of Wilkes Honors College

By | March 25, 2021

The Comforts recently made a gift to establish the Pierrepont Comfort Chair in Political Science at Florida Atlantic University's Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College.

Justin Perry

Leading with a Vision for the Future

By | March 22, 2021

As a scientist and counseling psychologist, Justin Perry, Ph.D., has dedicated his career to advocating for youth, their mental health and education.

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Wilkes Honors College Professor to aid Remembrance of the Ocoee Election Day Massacre of 1920 

By | February 24, 2021

William O’Brien, Ph.D., has been invited to serve as a member of the Ocoee Election Day Riots Historical Review and Dedication Committee. Formed by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the committee’s mandate is to name/rename state park facilities and other potential sites...