Theatre Lab, FAU’s professional theater company, showcased the completion of renovations to the intimate 99-seat Heckscher Stage, previewed the upcoming season and introduced the Matching Gift Challenge to raise private support for the creative space
Florida Atlantic University’s Alumni Association had its third annual ceremony and reception to honor exceptional former students ages 40 and younger for their personal and professional accomplishments. ‘We are so proud of this year’s OYO award recip
The Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University received a three-year, $2 million grant from the Health Resources & Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for an advanced nursing education
ABOVE: Turbulent Backcountry, an oil on Upson board by Willie Daniels, one of the Highwaymen. The artists often sold their work along roadsides.
BELOW: Boca Bridge, an oil on canvas by A.E. ‘Beanie’ Backus
The George Snow Scholarship Fund awarded $687,483 to 72 students headed for college. (L-R) Frank Feiler,
Helen Babione, Janice Williams, scholarship recipients Chrismine Louis, Erica Hennessy
and Lauren Smith, Ingrid Fulmer, Bonnie Halperin and Jon K
Saint John Paul II Academy graduated 125 high-school students as their families and other guests of honor watched. Valedictorian Eric Heinlein will be attending Purdue University, and Salutatorian Amparo Pareja will be attending Columbia University.
The university’s music department, which is housed in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, received a $50,000 donation from the Georgina Dieter Dennis Foundation to continue funding the Georgina Dieter Dennis Vocal Scholarship. It mark
Business, community and healthcare leaders gathered to pay tribute to Dr. Michael Dennis, who was honored by Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine. Dennis is founding chairman of the college’s advisory board. RIGHT: (l-
The advisory board of FAU’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters welcomed Hal Linden, musician and star of Broadway, film and television, to a benefit for programs and scholarships at both the College of Arts and Letters as well as the Scho
(L-r) Kirsten Stephenson and Alyce Erickson, of the National Society of Arts and Letters’ Florida East Coast Chapter with Boca Raton Community High School photography students Blythe Nieporte, 18, and Christine Stephenson, 16; project mentor Vanessa
Spirit of Giving, a local nonprofit, partnered with 60-plus community organizations to bring more than 9,000 needy children and their families, along with 1,000 veterans, to the sporting event. ABOVE: (l-r) Scott Singer, Ann Rutherford, Linda Gunn Pa
More than $300,000 was raised for Florida Atlantic University’s Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center to support programs and services for families living with memory disorders. The fun-filled event brought together nearly 500 walkers, and
Students react to Melissa Norelli during a Skyped lecture.
Norelli as viewed through a hatch in the Florida International University’s Medina Aquarius Reef Base.
By Janis Fontaine
Melissa Norelli loves math and science.
FAU’s Talon Leadership Awards recognize outstanding leaders from the community in addition to alumni, faculty and students. LEFT: Receiving honors during a ceremony coinciding with this year’s homecoming are (l-r) Alyssa Harris, a student in the Coll
3rd Annual Delray Beach Surf Festival: Delray Beach – Nov. 14
Under rainy skies and gusty winds, Tom Pacheco, Laura Melum, Lydia Ripper, Elissa Masler and Laura Simon cheer for contestant Raef Melum, 10, during the Delray Beach Surf Festival. Competi
The university celebrated the opening of its Theatre Lab, which is dedicated to developing new work in American theater and providing a training ground for students interested in careers onstage, with a preview for guests and supporters. LEFT: (l-
Howard Schnellenberger and his wife, Beverlee, were honored before the University of Miami vs. Florida Atlantic University football game. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star
By Thom Smith
As the University of Miami contingent
The Advisory Board of the School of the Arts, along with President John Kelly and Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Dean Heather Coltman, celebrated a reception and performance by Elisabeth von Trapp, granddaughter of Baron and Maria von
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine celebrated a long-anticipated event with much fanfare as its inaugural class became the nation’s newest physicians. During the medical school’s first-ever commencement, faculty, family, friends and dignitari
The University Club of the Florida Atlantic University Foundation celebrated its gambling-themed gala with gaming including blackjack, craps, poker, roulette and slot machines and dinner-by-the-bite. Funds raised benefit academic programs and scholar
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