FAU MOVES UP IN ‘U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT’S’ LIST OF TOP UNIVERSITIES
Florida Atlantic University moved up in the U.S. News & World Report list of “Top Public Schools,” to No. 136 in this year’s ranking of the nation’s best universities. FAU ranked No. 140 in 2020. “Recognition in the U.S. News & World Report annual list of top universities is an honor and proves that the hard work of the entire FAU community is paying off,” said FAU President John Kelly. “Using our strategic plan as a guide, we continue to build on our successes and focus on key areas of improvement.”
FAU ESTABLISHES FAU CARES EMERGENCY FUND FOR STUDENTS
Florida Atlantic University has established the “FAU Cares Emergency Fund” for currently registered, degree-seeking students who are experiencing financial hardship. “More than 65 percent of all FAU students work to put themselves through school,” said FAU President John Kelly. “During these unprecedented times, we want our Owls to know we are here for them.”
AVRON B. FOGELMAN SPORTS HISTORY MUSEUM OPENS AT FAU
The Avron B. Fogelman Sports History Museum, a permanent exhibit featuring artifacts from the former Kansas City Royals owner and longtime Boca Raton resident’s private collection, recently opened in the Schmidt Family Complex for Academic and Athletic Excellence. Part of a donation valued at more than $10 million, the collection is widely considered one of the largest private libraries amassed and owned by an individual.
FAU COLLEGE OF BUSINESS HONORS RITA AND RICK CASE
Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business recently honored Rita and Rick Case of the Rick Case Automotive Group at its 28th annual Business Leaders of the Year breakfast at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. “Both Rita and Rick are widely recognized as people who are very smart with great business minds, but also have big hearts. They’re an amazing couple in business,” said Daniel Gropper, Ph.D., dean of FAU’s College of Business. “They have also been great supporters of our community, helping in health care, education, housing and particularly youth activities. At FAU’s College of Business, our core mission is…
GROUNDBREAKING MARKS 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF JOHN D. MACARTHUR CAMPUS
Florida Atlantic University faculty, staff and students came together with local officials and community partners today to celebrate the 20th anniversary of FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter with a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new FAU Neuroscience Building and a new residence hall.
PHYLLIS & HARVEY SANDLER DONATE $7M TO SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK
Florida Atlantic University today announced a $7 million gift from longtime benefactors Phyllis and Harvey Sandler to name The Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work within the College for Design and Social Inquiry. “I am extremely passionate about improving the well-being of all, especially the lives of the students and faculty at Florida Atlantic University,” said Phyllis Sandler. The gift also will establish two new Centers within The Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work – the Robin Rubin Mindfulness and Wellness Center and the Substance Misuse, Mental Health and Research Center. A portion of…