Sunshine State Showdown: FAU Owls Baseball vs. Florida Gators

Tuesday, March 3 at 7 p.m. at FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. Don’t miss this special event! Click here for details and to purchase tickets.

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Astronaut Terry Virts: ‘An Astronaut’s Life on the International Space Station’

FAU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in Jupiter will present a lecture by Terry Virts, a retired United States air force colonel, a veteran of two spaceflights and a 200-day flight in the Space Station, on Wednesday, Mar. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute complex at FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus, 5353 Parkside Dr., in Jupiter. Click here to purchase tickets.

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FMLA Training in Jupiter and Davie

This training is designed for supervisors and timekeepers only. We will review the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) basic requirements, laws and FAU Policy for leave of absence. This training will allow supervisors and timekeepers understand timeline of events, help recognize employees’ need for leave and guide employees’ through proper leave procedures. Click here to learn more.

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Submit Your Business Ideas for Funding

Are you interested in starting your own business? Faculty, staff, students and recents grads can win up to $10,000 in seed funding for their business in the FAU Business Plan Competition on April 17. To enter, follow the template posted here and send your business plan to adamscenter@fau.edu by Tuesday, March 3 by 11:59 p.m.

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Volunteer to be a Book

The library is looking for “books” for its annual Human Library on April 9!

The Human Library is an event that aims to create a dialogue and deeper understanding in the FAU community. It is designed to build a positive framework for conversations that can challenge stereotypes and prejudices through conversations. The Human Library is a place where real people are on loan to readers. Volunteer to share your story today!

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Professional Development Webinar: Tools for Self-Reflection in Community Engaged Learning

Please join us on Friday, February 28, at 10 a.m., for a discussion about self-reflection in experiential learning where we will provide and discuss tools and sample prompts.
Takeaways you will gain:
1. The role of self-reflection in experiential learning.
2. Various structures to implement reflection.
3. Prompts to help engage learners with course content.

Click here for details.

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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Toni Morrison’s ‘The Bluest Eye’

Wednesday, February 26, 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Abdo New River Room at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

Sika Dagbovie-Mullins, author of Crossing (B)lack: Mixed Race Identity in Modern American Fiction and Culture, will discuss Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison’s landmark novel, The Bluest Eye, about an African American girl whose looks are rejected for not meeting Eurocentric beauty standards. The acclaimed novel celebrates its 50th year in publication. Dagbovie-Mullins asks that attendees read the novel before attending the lecture to better participate in the discussion that follows her presentation. Tickets at www.ollifll.fau.edu

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Career and Internship Fair, Davie Campus

FAU students and alumni are invited to attend the FAU Career and Internship Fair at the Davie campus on Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Each year, recruiters and representatives from industry-leading organizations participate in this event to provide students/alumni with various job opportunities (internship, part-time and full-time).

Click here to RSVP in Handshake.

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An Evening With CNN’s Douglas Brinkley

FAU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in Jupiter will present a lecture by Douglas Brinkley, CNN presidential historian and author, on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute complex at FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus, 5353 Parkside Dr., in Jupiter. Click here to purchase tickets.

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New Continuing Ed Proposal Form

Please submit all Continuing Education offerings proposals with the new electronic form. Paper forms will no longer be accepted. Click here to access the new form.

Submissions:
• Non-credit continuing education offerings include, but are not limited to: non-credit certificates, badges, micro-credentials, continuing education units, professional development units, training modules, workshops, seminars, test preparation, teacher preparation.
• For-credit continuing education offerings include, but are not limited to: self-supporting programs, self-supporting certificates, self-supporting courses (for-credit must be previously approved through New Degree Approval Process).

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