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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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.

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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.

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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...

Pictured: Raquel Tatar, Ph.D., Wilkes Honors College alumnae and Alyssa Payne, senior and Flagler scholar, Wilkes Honors College

Virtual Alumni Mentoring Program

By | February 24, 2021

The Wilkes Honors College Alumni Network is spearheading a program that fostered 54 alumni-student mentoring pairings spanning shared academic concentrations in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

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New Additions to the Wilkes Honors FAU Advisory Council

By | January 19, 2021

Anna M. Ewing and Kadeem Ricketts recently joined the Advisory Council of the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College at Florida Atlantic University.   Ewing is a senior technology executive, board member, angel investor and the former CIO of Nasdaq. Specializing in Financial Services technology solutions,...

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FAU Celebrates Fall 2020 Graduates

By | December 17, 2020

Florida Atlantic University will confer more than 2,900 degrees for the fall 2020 semester in a special virtual ceremony.

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Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College Launches the Morton Research Forum

By | November 30, 2020

Florida Atlantic University’s Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College has received a $500,000 challenge gift to launch the Morton Research Forum, named in honor of Jeffrey S. Morton, Ph.D., professor of political science in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters and Foreign Policy Association...