Events

ACADEMIC CALENDAR


Thursday, April 24 — Reading day.

NORTHERN CAMPUSES


Campus visits/tours — Information sessions and campus tours are available all semester long. Visitors will meet with admissions staff and tour the campus with a student ambassador. Appointments with faculty and staff are also available. For more information, call the admissions office at 800/920-8705, or call 561/799-8646 to schedule a campus tour and request a parking pass.

UPCOMING

Friday, April 18

Faculty Forum — Each week, a member of the Honors College faculty or a guest speaker discusses his or her research from 1 to 1:50 p.m. in MAC 119. This Friday, Professor Wairimu Njambi will discuss the “Science Studies Critique of Anti-FGM Discourse.” For more information, go to www.fau.edu/divdept/honcol/currentevents.html.

BROWARD CAMPUSES


Counseling services — Psychological counseling services are provided at no charge to the students attending the Broward campuses. The professionally trained staff seeks to assist students with personal concerns and problems. Students receive help dealing with issues such as test anxiety, stress, procrastination, poor assertiveness, low self-esteem, depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, drug and alcohol abuse, childhood sexual abuse, and sexual assault. Couple and family counseling are also available at no charge as long as an enrolled FAU student is an active participant in the sessions. Group counseling and psychological testing services are also provided when appropriate. Counseling at the center is held in strict confidence in keeping with accepted professional practices and Florida statutes. Appointments (Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with some evening hours also available) may be made in person at the Counseling Center located in Modular 38-I on the Davie campus or by calling 954/236-1216.

UPCOMING

Monday, April 21

Seminar — The Small Business Development Center is holding a Getting Your Business Up and Running Clinic from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Commercial campus. Registration is mandatory at $49 per person. For more information, contact the SBDC at 800/801-6520 or send an email to [email protected]

BOCA RATON CAMPUS


Exercise — Campus Recreation invites all FAU and PBCC students, faculty, staff, and alumni to their facilities in the Gymnasium, including a cardio theater, weight room, and much more. For more details, call 561/297-3790 or visit www.fau.edu/student/camprec.com.

Exhibit — A series of charcoal aerial views of concentration camps with poems by Jerome Rothemberg will be on exhibit at the Schmidt Center until April 19, 2003. All exhibitions and opening night receptions are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 12-4 p.m.; Wednesday, 12-6 p.m.; and Saturday, 1-5 p.m. For more information, call 561/297-2966.

Exhibit — The Spring Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition will be on display in the Ritter Art Gallery from April 17 to May 2nd. All exhibitions and opening night receptions are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 12-4 p.m.; Wednesday, 12-6 p.m.; and Saturday, 1-5 p.m. For more information, call 561/297-2966 or go to www.fau.edu/gallery.

UPCOMING

Thursday, April 17

Training — The Student Health Services are offering Safe Zone Training to all who are interested, from 9 to 11 p.m. in the New Senate Chambers. Safe zones are spaces created to provide a more welcoming environment for GLBT persons by establishing an identifiable group of supportive persons. A person displaying the symbol is one who will be supportive & trustworthy when GLBT students needs help or to talk. To register and for more information, contact Kari Kuka at [email protected]

Fencing — Interested in learning how to fence? Stop by the second floor of the gym to catch the 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. fencing lessons. Loose clothing is a must. For more information, email [email protected]

Gay Straight Alliance — Lambda United, the Gay Straight Alliance, will be holding an end-of-semester party from 7 to 9 p.m. on the first floor of the University Center, in the Majestic Palm Room. For more information, go to www.lambdaunited.com.

Rugby — Come participate on the men’s and women’s rugby teams every Tuesday and Thursday at the Henderson Field, north of the student apartments, at 7:30 p.m. Beginners are welcome. For more information, email [email protected] or [email protected]

Friday, April 18

Interviews — The Career Development Center will be holding interviews with Allegiance Telecom, Inc. in SSB 223. For more information, go to www.fau.edu/cdc.

Water Polo — The FAU men’s water polo club meets every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 6 p.m. at the FAU pool. Newcomers or experienced players are constantly being sought. If you already know about water polo or want to learn about this exciting sport, just come jump in. For more information, email [email protected]

Roller Hockey — Not much planned for Friday night? Why not join the Roller Hockey Club of FAU? They meet every Friday night from 10 p.m. to midnight at the Sports Mall of Deerfield Beach. Males and females are equally welcome. For more information, email [email protected]

Saturday, April 19

Catholic Mass — The Newman Club holds mass every Saturday at 6 p.m. in the Sugar Palm Room of the University Center. For more information, email [email protected]

Car Show — The Student Development Center will be holding a car show at 3 p.m. at the University Center parking lot. For more information, contact Student Development and Activities at 561/297-3735 or email [email protected]

Sunday, April 20

Para Soccer Club — The Para Soccer Club of FAU meets every Sunday from 9 a.m. to noon at the intramural/gym field. New members are constantly being sought, so if you like soccer you should stop by. For more information, email [email protected]

Monday, April 21

Latin Club — The Association of Latin American Studies will be holding a meeting. For more information, email [email protected]

Earth Day — Come celebration Earth Day with ECOS at the Breezeway from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Check out past events to get an idea on what to look forward to. For more information, go to [email protected]

Water Polo — The FAU men’s water polo club meets every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 6 p.m. at the FAU pool. Newcomers or experienced players are constantly being sought. If you already know about water polo or want to learn about this exciting sport, just come jump in. For more information, email [email protected]

Tuesday, April 22

Bible Study — The Apostolic Christian College Fellowship will be having a Bible study and prayer every Tuesday from 12 to 1:30 p.m. in the Sago Palm Room in the University Center. For more information, go to www.hometown.aol.com/jesusgirl20/ACCF.html or email [email protected]

Bible Study — Tree of Life meets regularly on Tuesdays from 12 to 3 p.m., although times are subject to change. For more information, call 561/369-2976, 561/477-9867, or email [email protected]

Campus Clean Up — Join ECOS for their Earth Day Campus Clean-Up. Everyone will be meeting at the north end of the Breezeway at 1:30 p.m. Garbage bags will be provided. All you have to do is show up and volunteer your time. All are welcome. For additional information, contact [email protected]

Judo Club — The Judo Club of FAU meets Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Gymnasium balcony. Stop by and see what this club is all about. For more information, email [email protected]

Rugby — Come participate on the men’s and women’s rugby teams every Tuesday and Thursday at the Henderson Field, north of the student apartments, at 7:30 p.m. Beginners are welcome. For more information, email [email protected] or [email protected]

Wednesday, April 23

Bible Study — FAUND Christian Fellowship meets from 11 a.m. to noon. Meetings are held in the Queen Palm Room of the University Center. Free lunch is provided. For more information, contact [email protected]

HIV Testing — The Student Health Services are offering oral HIV testing for just $1, from 12 to 3 p.m. in Student Health Services Rm. 244. For more information, go to www.shs.fau.edu.

Career Development — The Career Development Center will be holding a Salary Negotiation Workshop, from 2 to 3 p.m. in SSB 222. For more information, go to www.fau.edu/cdc.

Water Polo — The FAU men’s water polo club meets every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 6 p.m. at the FAU pool. Newcomers or experienced players are constantly being sought. If you already know about water polo or want to learn about this exciting sport, just come jump in. For more information, email [email protected]

Rape Defense — In conjunction with “Violence Affects Us All” week, FAU Police Department is pleased to announce a Rape Aggression Defense class at the Campus Operations Building, Room #118 (Police Department) from 6 to 10 p.m. The Rape Aggression Defense System is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for women. The RAD System is a comprehensive, women-only course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and risk avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training. RAD is not a martial arts program. Pre-registration is required. You may register at the Police Department Dispatch window. Cost for the entire class is $10 to current FAU/PBCC students. For faculty, staff, and alumni, tickets cost $20. All others are $45. For more information, email Lieutenant Chuck Aurin at [email protected] or call 561/297-3504.

Fencing — Interested in learning how to fence? Stop by the second floor of the gym to catch the 7 to 9 p.m. fencing lessons. Loose clothing is a must. For more information, email [email protected]

Thursday, April 24

Fencing — Interested in learning how to fence? Stop by the second floor of the gym to catch the 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. fencing lessons. Loose clothing is a must. For more information, email [email protected]

Rugby — Come participate on the men’s and women’s rugby teams every Tuesday and Thursday at the Henderson Field, north of the student apartments, at 7:30 p.m. Beginners are welcome. For more information, email [email protected] or [email protected]

To submit club, organization, or department events, email the Listings Department at [email protected] or call 561/297-3718.