What’s Up

EVENTS:

Commencement:

Commencement ceremonies will be held August 11 at 9 am, 1 pm, and 5 pm at the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium, University Center, Boca Raton Campus. For additional information, visit www.fau.edu/registrar/gradinfo.htm.

Fall Session:Classes begin for Fall 2006 on August 19 for all campuses.

Construct:Now through Thursday, August 31at the Wimberly Library, 2nd Floor and Jaffe Book Arts Gallery, 3rd Floor. “Inspired by the sounds of jack hammers, cement pumps, and nail guns operating compressed air, and by the sight and gritty feel of white dust coating our display cases, the Jaffe Collection has put together an exhibit of artists’ books that deal with the topic of construction,” said John Cutrone, book arts coordinator. For additional information, call (561) 297-0226 or visit www.jaffecollection.org, where you can tour the exhibition virtually.

Friday Night Flicks: Old School Square’s movies under the stars offer a fun, relaxed evening for adults and families alike. Bring your lawn chairs, but please leave pets at home. Featuring Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, August 25 at 8:30 pm. Free Old School Square Entertainment Pavilion, Delray Beach. For more information call (561) 243-7922 or visit www.oldschool.org.

Melissa Etheridge:Saturday August 19 at 8 pm at Mizner Park. For tickets and info please visit www.ticketmaster.com.

Art and Jazz on the Avenue:Live entertainment Thursday August 17 downtown Delray Beach. O’Grady’s Lounge offers live jazz and reggae music from 4:30 pm to 7 pm. Elwoods BBQ live music from 6 pm to 10 pm. Come shake what you got at Brisa Atlantica where Latin, jazz and Salsa music abound. For more information visit www.downtowndelraybeach.com.

Roots Cultural Festival:The 29th annual celebration of family, community and culture featuring live music, ethnic foods, arts and crafts, youth performances, gospel performances and merchant area. August 11 through August 13 Roots Cultural Festival at Old School Square Entertainment Pavilion Delray Beach. For more information call (561) 243-7922.

SCHOLARSHIPS:

Depan International Transfer Student Scholarship: Awards $2,000 for a student transferring to FAU on a student or scholar visa, includes a nonresident tuition fee waiver after completion of at least one year of study at another institution. Eligibility criteria include outstanding academic achievement, English proficiency, and evidence of community service or activity. Renewable up to three years while a full-time student at FAU. Please fill out this application form. For more information visit http://www.fau.edu/academic. For more information regarding the following scholarships, please visit www.fau.edu/finaid.

“Do Unto Others…..”æScholarship:This scholarship is open to outstanding students attending FAU who meet the following criteria: must major in people and community oriented fields of work, must be full-time undergraduate or graduate with a 3.25 GPA, must demonstrate financial need and must submit an essay on the applicant’s philosophy of life and his/her ideals, detail personal interests, hobbies and accomplishments and summarize history of volunteer work (i.e.ægiving back or doing the same someday for others). Essay must also include a statement of the applicant’s living a healthy lifestyle (i.e.æ not indulging in smoking, drinking alcohol or using drugs).æ This scholarship is NOT renewable.

Milton & Gladys Meisner Scholarship Fund:This scholarship is awarded to students in architecture, ocean engineering or in a pharmaceutical program that may be in place. Recipients must be in theiræjunior or senior year and demonstrate financial need.

JOBS:

OWLRadio Now Hiring!Hey students want to work for the college radio station they are currently hiring for a sports director and station engineer. For information please call Mickey at (954) 684-0459, or stop by OWLRadio on Fridays, 2nd floor of the UC, room 207D.

Wackadoo’s: Wackadoo’s Grub & Brew at FAU is looking for new people to join us at all skill levels, from rookie to veteran. Whether you’re looking for a fun place to earn some extra cash, or you’re interested in launching a career, Wackadoo’s can make it happen. For more information visit us in the University Center.

Events & Facilities Assistant:Assist with set-up and break-down for events, act as ticket taker and/or usher when needed, operation of equipment, such as audio systems, scoreboards and spotlights, supervise event and enforce facility policies and procedures, assist in participant and spectator access and control, supervise vendor load-in and load-out for special events, complete opening and closing procedures for arena, responsible for carrying out tasks assigned by Director of Facilities and Director of operations. For more information visit the Student Support Services Building, SU 80 # 233B.

Student Government Meetings:

Boca:Senate meets every Thursday at 4:30 pm in the senate chambers at the University Center.

Rules and Policies committee meets on Mondays at 6 pm in the senate workroom in the University Center.

Campus Action committee meets on Tuesdays at 5 pm in the senate workroom in the University Center.

Agencies and Program committee meets on Tuesdays at 5:45 pm in the senate workroom in the University Center.

Ways and Means committee meets on Wednesdays at 6 pm in the senate workroom in the University Center.

Treasure Coast:Senate meets every other Tuesday for more information please contact Thomas Morris at (772) 873-3363.