FAU John D. MacArthur Campus at Jupiter Weekly e-Update
Friday, April 22, 2016
A Weekly Update for FAU Jupiter Faculty & Staff
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Jupiter Campus Ice Cream Social
Join us in welcoming faculty members to their new office spaces on April 25 from 3 to 4 p.m. with an ice-cream social hour on the second floor of the SR Building! RSVP to by April 22.
Arbor Day
Our annual Arbor Day Celebration will be on April 29 at 11am in the arboretum. The Town of Jupiter will be celebrating its 20th year as a Tree City USA & FAU will be celebrating its 6th year as a Tree Campus USA. Learn more.
Lifelong Learning
Upcoming Lecture: Mark Schug, Ph.D., "How to Judge the Economic Policies of the Presidential Candidates and How to Use Economics to Pick the Winner" April 25, 1 - 2:30pm. View the full Spring 2016 Schedule.
May 2 is the next pick up for document shredding. Please place documents in bin in the SR building by April 29.
Submit News
Please use the Digital Marketing Application Form to submit events and items of interest for inclusion in @FAUJupiter. The deadline for submitting items to be included in the announcements for the following week is Thursday at 5 p.m. Submit your news today!
Researcher Receives NIH Grant for MS and Cancer Treatment Richard Gordon
Gregg Fields, Ph.D., principal investigator, professor, chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and director of the Center for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology in FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, at FAU Jupiter has received $540,250 from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue his groundbreaking research to develop new therapeutic agents for collagen-based diseases including multiple sclerosis, cancer and sepsis. Read More.
FAU Hosts 47th Annual Honors Convocation Richard Gordon
FAU President John Kelly and Provost Gary W. Perry hosted the University’s 47th annual Honors Convocation on Wednesday, April 20. Winners from the Jupiter campus were Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College University Scholar, Kendyl Stewart; Distinguished Student Award, Kaley Jemison; Undergraduate Researchers of the Year, Brian Pennington; Excellence and Innovation in Undergraduate Teaching, Dr. Jon Moore; and Excellence and Innovation in Undergraduate Advising, Dr. Laura Vernon. View the full list.
FAU Jupiter’s LLS Awards $11,000 in Scholarships Richard Gordon
FAU Jupiter’s Lifelong Learning Society recently awarded 11 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students at the annual Northern Campus Achievement Awards, in recognition of their demonstrated academic achievement and leadership performance. Congratulations to the graduate scholarship recipients Monica Risley and Dorota Tokmina-Roszyk, and to undergraduate scholarship recipients Christy Aguas, Jeanelle Angus, Liberty Boyd, Lauren Goldsworthy, Isaac Hackett, Nicole McRostie, Dacia Medley, Andrew Nemiroff and Juhi Singh.
FAU Jupiter Hosts Northern Campuses Achievement Awards (NCAA) Randy Dean Blakely, Ph.D
In celebration of the students, faculty and staff of the FAU Northern campuses, the NCAA was held on Friday, April 15. This annual event is coordinated by the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership and honors 10 students, eight faculty and staff each year. “This year’s awards ceremony winners are wonderful representatives of FAU – hard-working, multi-tasking, and appreciative of the support they receive,” said Devin Herrera, assistant director campus life. “All of this year’s NCAA nominees and award recipients should feel proud of their contributions to the university.” As a surprise announcement at the end of the ceremony, FAU Jupiter's Lifelong Learning Society pledged an additional $100 to every student who received an NCAA award.
Corn Maya Club Raises Money for Brighten the Barrio Foundation Richard Gordon
Honors College student members of the Corn Maya Club recently hosted a soccer tournament accompanied by family-friendly activities, games and prizes. They welcomed nearly 70 participants and raised funds to cover a Brighten the Barrio Foundation scholarship for a low-income middle or high school student in Mayan, Guatemala. A Brighten the Barrio scholarship also assists with nutrition, health care and creates a savings account for the student.
Jupiter Campus on the Move
A weekly update on office space transition
Randy Dean Blakely, Ph.D
In an attempt to keep you informed, we want to provide you with an update on campus moves. The Honors College Anthropology Lab will be moving into a new space from HC 178 to the Student Resources & Classroom Building, SR 271. As you may already know, anthropology faculty have already moved into their new offices: Jacqueline Fewkes is in SR 219 and Rachel Corr is in HC 102. Please call this number if you have any questions regarding campus moves (561) 799-8531.
Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at sites throughout its six-county service region in southeast Florida. FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter opened in the fall of 1999.  The campus presently enrolls more than 1,500 students and offers a broad range of upper-division and graduate courses. The campus is home to the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Lifelong Learning Society, and research facilities of Scripps Florida and the Max Planck Florida Institute.
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