Christopher Delisio Named CEO of FAU Foundation and Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Christopher Delisio is ready to lead the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Foundation’s philanthropic endeavors as the organization’s incoming chief executive officer. He also will serve as FAU’s Vice President of Institutional Advancement.

FAU ATHLETICS RECEIVES $3 MILLION FROM ROCCO AND MARY ABESSINIO FOUNDATION TO NAME BASKETBALL COURT

BOCA RATON, Fla. - (June 4, 2019) – The Florida Atlantic University Athletic Department received a $3 million gift from the Rocco and Mary Abessinio Foundation to name the Abessinio Court at the FAU Arena, home of the FAU men's and women's basketball and volleyball teams. The gift of $3 million ranks as the fifth-largest cash commitment to FAU Athletics.    "We are extremely grateful for this generous gift from the Abessinio Foundation," said Vice President and Director of Athletics Brian White. "This gift is transformational for our athletic department and university. This gift will help us provide an environment and…