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
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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
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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
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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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DELRAY BEACH — One summer day in the late 1920s, a little boy named Arthur Jaffe asked a librarian at the Carnegie Library in Butler, Pa., to recommend a book.
“She gave me a children’s abridged edition of Robinson Crusoe, and I c
Florida Atlantic University’s Caring Hearts Auxiliary, of the Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness at the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, raised more than $210,000 at the ninth annual walk. The fun-filled event brought together nearly 400 p
Officials ushered in the June and Ira J. Gelb, M.D. Auditorium in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine building at Florida Atlantic University in honor of the philanthropists’ $250,000 donation to their scholarship fund. ‘It is my honor and pri
The fourth-annual reception raised more than $60,000 to benefit Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine’s incoming class. More than 220 business, civic and healthcare leaders attended, each giving a donation for underwrit