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Spring graduates speak on the lack of an in-person graduation

August 14, 2020

Students mention how not being there physically for graduation is an unusual experience.

FAU's graduation will be held online this year. Photo by Alexander Rodriguez

FAU announces special website to congratulate class of 2020

April 29, 2020

The special website will be active on May 6.

261 students wait to graduate in the Basketball Arena.

FAU holds rescheduled graduation for in-state students following ‘credible threat’ cancellation

August 14, 2018

Over 250 in-state students graduated this morning after being evacuated from what was supposed to be their ceremony last week....

Students get to graduate two days after

Rescheduled ceremony sees out-of-state, international students graduate

August 11, 2018

Fourteen international and out-of-state students graduated in the Administration Building lobby Thursday after missing their ch...

FAU's graduation will be held online this year. Photo by Alexander Rodriguez

Graduation ceremonies rescheduled to this week and next

August 8, 2018

This follows the cancellation of Tuesday’s ceremony due to a “credible threat.”

Ahead of today's 5 p.m. graduation ceremony, hundreds of students and FAU community members evacuated from the Boca Student Union. Earlier in the afternoon, an FAU employee found a post-it note that FAU police deemed a

Graduation ceremony canceled due to ‘credible threat’

August 7, 2018

A sticky note led to the evacuation of the Boca Student Union. Although, no suspicious items were found before or after a building sweep.

Administration. Ryan Murphy | Contributing Photographer

FAU offering three-year degrees

July 21, 2017

The move is an attempt to improve the school’s graduation rate.

FAU President John Kelly praises university's police department in a statement released Monday. Photo taken by Ryan Lynch in 2016.

College of Business leads university in degrees awarded

April 29, 2016

Florida Atlantic’s College of Business awarded the most degrees in the university in the 2014-2015 academic year, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics.

President John Kelly says diversity in the faculty is a major priority. Photo by Mohammed F. Emran.

President Kelly to speak at all six commencement ceremonies

April 25, 2016

Spring commencement 2016 will kick off this year with different speakers sending graduating seniors off to fulfill their futures. The ceremonies will be held on Thursday, May 5 at 9 a.m., 1 p.m., 5 p.m. and Friday, May 6 at 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m, according to the Office of the Registrar. Dr. John Kelly will speak at all six commencement ceremonies. Student body president Kathryn Edmunds says president-elect Michael Cairo will also be speaking.

Max Jackson | Staff Photographer

Old and young graduates share the stage

December 18, 2015

Across Florida Atlantic’s Carol and Barry Kaye Auditorium stage walked two of FAU’s most out-of-the-ordinary graduates — 17-year-old Denise Kutnick and 89-year-old Elizabeth “Betty” Reilly.

Photo by Emily Creighton | Features Editor

Countdown to graduation: Am I ready?

July 2, 2015

raduation is right around the corner and you’re feeling a mix of emotions: happiness, excitement, pride, nervousness, restless...

President Kelly speaks to the most recent FAU graduating class in December 2014. Photo by Max Jackson

Group of graduating FAU students cross the stage

December 11, 2014

According to Florida Atlantic University's Pinterest page, the school’s very first graduating class consisted of just thirty students. FAU ha...