FAU Student News

Monday, September 16, 2019
Vol. 7 | Issue 5
 

FAU Student News

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


Civic Engagement graphic for Dorian volunteer opportunities

Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month

Florida Atlantic University will celebrate Hispanic/Latinx Heritage with a series of events from Sunday, Sept. 15 through Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 at its Boca Raton, Northern and Southern campuses. Two prelude discussions are scheduled for September 13 and September 14, 2019 at the Boca Raton campus. The events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

2019 Hispanic Heritage Month theme: “Hispanic Americans: A History of Serving Our Nation.” The theme invites us to reflect on Hispanic American’s service and contributions to the history of our Nation.


JCPenney Suit-Up Event

The FAU Career Center is proud to announce that JCPenney - Pompano Beach store will be hosting a JCPenney Suit-Up Event for our FAU OWLs.

Current FAU students and first-year alumni will receive up to 60% off men's and women's professional dress attire, shoes and accessories on Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 6- 10 p.m. Students and alumni will have the opportunity to work with stylists to perfect their professional wardrobe, network with employers, win prizes and more!

Transportation will be provided from the Boca Raton campus. To enter the event, please use the JCPenney entrance that faces Copans Road.

More information


Take the Lead Series- Davie Campus

Calling all Owls! Please come and participate in stimulating open dialogue on ways to grow as an individual while learning about certain aspects of leadership that can be applied to your daily life, on and off campus. We will be meeting on Sept. 17, 2019 from 12:30 - 2 p.m., in the Oasis Lounge of the Davie Student Union. See you there!


Bodega Central- Davie Campus

Hey Owls! Join the Center of IDEAs and the Office of Hispanic/Latinx Initiatives and FUTUROS Success Program for a discussion on immigration to unite voices and experiences of our faculty, staff, and students.

This event will take place on Sept. 19, 2019 at noon.


Accounting Career and Internship Fair - RSVP Today!

Looking for an accounting internship or job? Then attend the FAU Accounting Career and Internship Fair on Friday, Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. - noon at the Recreation & Fitness Center on the Boca Raton campus.

Recruiters and representatives from industry-leading firms and organizations will be present at this event to share with you various opportunities in accounting and accounting-related positions. This career fair provides students an avenue to network with employers and learn about positions within the accounting field. Please RSVP in Handshake ahead of time so that you don’t miss out on pertinent information regarding the event! We strongly encourage you to dress business casual when you attend the fair, and you'll also want to bring multiple copies of your resume with you.


Queer Coffee

Calling all Allies! Join the discussion about identity and inclusion of the LGBTQ+ community with Faculty, Staff, and Students and explore resources available to serve the LGBTQ+ community. This event will be on our Fort Lauderdale Campus on September 23, 2019 at 4:20 p.m. Come on out everyone!


Save the Date! FAU Career Expo

FAU students and alumni are invited to attend the FAU Career Expo on Thursday, Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Recreation & Fitness Center on the Boca Raton campus. Recruiters and representatives from industry-leading organizations will be present at this event to share with you their hiring needs across various fields. This career fair provides students an avenue to network with employers and learn about positions in a myriad of industries.

Please RSVP in Handshake ahead of time so that you don’t miss out on pertinent information regarding the event! Business attire is required when you attend the fair, and you'll also want to bring multiple copies of your resume with you.


Volunteer Fair - Davie Campus

Find out ways you can make an impact in your community by learning more about local nonprofits. The event will take place on Sept. 18, 2019 from 4 - 6 p.m. in Heritage Hall (SD 105).


iLead Tabling- Davie Campus

Attention all Leaders! Join the Lead and Serve Team and learn about how you can grow as a person and get involved on campus by attending FAU's Annual iLead Conference!

Stop by the Oasis Lounge in the Davie Student Union on September 23, 2019 between 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to register for the iLead Conference and get further information on this life changing event.


Giant Games

Are you *board* of small games? Play with something big. Come join us on Friday, Sept. 20 from 7 - 9 p.m. in front of the Jupiter Campus Dining Hall. This event is part of Owl Family Weekend


Owl Family Weekend

FAU Family Engagement will be hosting a three-day event, celebrating FAU families and the support they offer their students. Highlights of the weekend include the Friday Coffee Talk with the Office Of Family Engagement, Friday Family Welcome Reception: Hors d'oeuvres, and the Saturday Family Tailgating and FAU Football event.

3-Day Family Package: $110 Family Member | $75 Student | $50 Child (ages 2-12). Under 2 years old enter for free. Saturday One Day Pass: $60 Family Member | $30 FAU student | $25 Child (ages 2-12). Under 2 years old enter for free.

The event will take place on Friday, Sept. 20 - 22. For more information visit the Office of Family Engagement website.


LGBTQ Peer Mentoring Program

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) Peer Mentoring Program empowers LGBTQ students to live more full, happy, and productive lives. Mentors aim to support mentees through many facets of LGBTQ identity development. This is accomplished through frank, informal, one-on-one conversations, wherein support and information are provided. Mentors serve as positive role models and provide resource information.

For more information on becoming a mentor or a mentee, please contact Dr. Leesa Contorino at lcontorino@health.fau.edu.


Graduate Open House

At the annual Graduate College Open House, you will have the opportunity to learn why FAU should be your first choice for graduate education. The Fall 2019 Open House will take place Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. in the Student Union of the Boca Raton Campus. An Information Session will take place at 6:00 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to: Explore more than 100 graduate degree programs Meet faculty advisors and college representatives Learn about financial aid funding opportunities Learn about graduate student services and support

To RSVP, visit the Graduate Open House Registration Form.


Letterpress Appreciation Day Open House

The Jaffe Center for Book Arts is hosting its 10th annual Letterpress Appreciation Day Open house! At this celebration you get to become the printer, and will be able to make a broadside print on one of the printing presses. There will also be two showings of the documentary Los Ultimos: Endless Letterpress.

This event will take place Saturday, Sept. 18, 2019 from Noon - 8 p.m. on the Jupiter Campus.

For more information, visit the FAU calendar.


Conducting an Effective Job Search Workshop

In this 50-minute workshop, participants will receive tips on finding jobs and information about companies. Dawn Kesselman, of the FAU Career Center, is co-presenting and will show how students can get an edge on their job search.

The event will take place on Sept. 17, 2019 from Noon - 12:50 p.m. For more information visit the FAU CAlendar.


Constitution Day Celebration

On September 17, 1787, the Constitutional Convention completed its work and 39 delegates signed the Constitution of the United States. Our Government Information and Maps Department is celebrating this historic day with trivia and giveaways in the Wimberly Library lobby on Sept. 17, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Visit the FAU CAlendar to learn more.


12th Annual iLead Conference Register Now

Register now for the 12th annual iLead Student Leadership Conference! The iLead Conference serves as a catalyst for students to become Change Agents! This year, the iLead weekend will begin on Friday, September 27 with iDiscover. iDiscover is a preconference-oriented event that centers leadership within different themes such as volunteering, diversity, and well-being. Then on Saturday, September 28, join 900 of your closest FAU friends at the iLead Conference. iLead includes popular keynote speakers, breakout sessions and opportunities to engage with your peers, faculty and staff. You have the opportunity to attend either Friday, Saturday or both days; the experience is yours to engage in!

Registration closes on Monday, September 23, 2019. For more information and how to register, visit the iLEAD website

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