FAU Student News


Monday, February 19, 2024
Vol. 15  |  Issue 7

FAU Student News

Your weekly source for important dates, events, and announcements.



Tuesday, Feb. 20 @ 7 - 9 p.m.

Our annual event RecFest is BACK for Spring 2024! RecFest is a celebration of National Recreation & Fitness Day! Campus Recreation will host RecFest on February 20th from 7PM-9PM!

  • Neon Cycle, Zumba, and Trap Yoga classes
  • Black Student Union X Program Board Silent Disco
  • Pool Party
  • Fraternity/Sorority Life Basketball Tournament

RecFest will also have activities, giveaways and more! We hope to see you there!

Register for Your T-shirt today!


Celebrate Every Body Week

Join us for Celebrate Every Body Week, an annual call to action to challenge unrealistic body ideals to promote wellbeing. This year we will have great giveaways at these events:

  • TED Talk Panel: Discuss the relationship between social media, food, and body with experts from the fields of mental health, medicine, nutrition, fitness, and the Body Project.
    • February 20 at 4 p.m. in House Chambers. Watch party available on the Jupiter campus!
  • Cooking 101: Gather with your fellow Owls and learn how to make some satisfying treats.
    • February 21 at 11 a.m. in Majestic Palm. Hosted by Program Board with free food!
  • Social Media, Food, and Body Discussion: Intimate discussion on how social media affects our relationship with our bodies and how we can address it.
    • February 22 at 12 p.m. in the Women's Resource and Community Connection
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The Miami Dolphins Presentation

Tuesday Feb. 20 from 5-6p.m.

The Miami Dolphins Presentation Michael Shaw, Vice President, Brand Marketing for the Miami Dolphins will present to the FAU Chapter of the American Marketing Association about evolving consumer trends and strategies to engage modern sports fans on Tuesday Feb. 20 from 5-6p.m. at the college of business BU 120. Register on Handshake

More Career Center Events:

  • FAU Career Center and Florida National Guard

    Learn about what the National Guard has in store at this in person event!

    Register on Handshake

  • Internship and Part Time Job Fair

    Attend The Internship and Part Time Job Fair on Feb. 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Campus Recreation Center on the Boca Raton cmapus to explore internship and full-time job opportunities both locally and nationally.

    Register on Handshake

  • Peace Corps Information Session

    Serving in the Peace Corps is a great way to immerse yourself in a new culture, learn a new language, and make a lasting impact. Join us Tuesday, March 19th 2024 from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm at the FAU Career Center for this information session to learn about volunteer experiences, ask questions about service, and gain tips to guide you through the application process.

    Register on Handshake

SPOT(Student Perception of Teaching) Spring 2024 First Half Dates

SPOT is an anonymous and effective tool given at the end of each semester to help evaluate the quality of instruction and improve the university’s education standards.

SPOTs (Student Perception of Teaching forms) are to be completed online. Faculty no longer provide paper SPOTs in class at the end of the semester. Please remember to complete the SPOTs for the classes in which you are enrolled. In order to complete the SPOT, please go to https://spot.fau.edu. Please note that some faculty may ask you to complete the SPOT in class using your smartphone or tablet.

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See all 3 dates and times available below

Florida Atlantic’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), Education Reimagined, will change the culture of teaching and learning at the institution by investing in and supporting student-centered education. Guided by the principles of the Learning Assistant (LA) program model, courses are redesigned by faculty to include active, collaborative learning experiences, facilitated by trained undergraduate Learning Assistants, called LAs.

Please join us for swag, refreshments, and to learn about the QEP!

  • JUPITER CAMPUS: Tuesday, Feb. 20, 1:30 - 3 p.m. (Option to visit an LA class 3 - 3:30 p.m.) | Location: MacArthur Campus Library
  • DAVIE CAMPUS: Thursday, Feb. 29, 11:30 - 1:30 p.m. | Location: Liberal Arts One-Stop

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Give a HOOT for a Healthier FAU - Take the National College Health Assessment!

Survey Deadline is Monday, Feb. 26

The National College Health Assessment for Florida Atlantic students is open! Now is your chance to share your experiences and thoughts regarding health and well-being on campus. Your answers to this survey are essential to developing the health and wellness services and programs for Florida Atlantic students.

Students should expect to receive this survey from the American College Health Association in their Florida Atlantic email inbox between Feb 5 - Feb 26, 2024. It is ideal to complete the survey in one sitting, which takes about 20-30 minutes. We are grateful to you for filling out this survey today.

The first 5,000 students who complete the survey are eligible for a vinyl Florida Atlantic decal.

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9th Annual Women's Leadership Institute

February 29, 2 - 7 PM

Are you looking to skill build and connect with other members of the FAU community? Save the Date for the 9th Annual Women's Leadership Institute. Continue to watch the link below for more details as are they released. We look forward to having you join us!

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