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                 APRIL 2022                                                            John D. MacArthur Campus
                                                                                                        at Jupiter

                 Sponsored report                                                      Florida Atlantic University

                                                                                    FAU Wilkes Honors College Hosts
                                                                                    Admitted Students Day

                                                                                    Prospective Wilkes Honors College
                                                                                    students recently visited the FAU Jupiter
                                                                                    campus for Admitted Students Day. More than
                                                                                    100 guests had a day full of activites geared
                                                                                    toward the college experience, campus resources
                                                                                    and what makes FAU the place to be for the next
                                                                                    generation of change makers.
              ESTEEMED PANELISTS PRESENT AT PB NORTH                                To learn more about visiting campus,
                                                                                    Launch Your Game-Changing Business
              FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute and FAU Innovation               Idea with FAU Tech Runway
              and Business Development were presenting sponsors
              at a recent Palm Beach North Chamber Business Before                  FAU Tech Runway  is now accepting applications
              Hours event themed, “Building the Future of Brain Health              for this year’s Launch Competition, which helps
              and Training the Next Generation.” The event featured                 turn game-changing business ideas into thriving
              a panel discussion with FAU President John Kelly, Ph.D.;              companies.
              Executive Director of FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute,           The deadline to enter this year’s Launch
              Randy Blakely, Ph.D.; philanthropist and wealth manager,              Competition is Sunday, April 17. For more
              David J.S. Nicholson; Superintendent of Schools, FAU                  information on FAU Tech Runway ,
              Lab Schools, Joel Herbst, Ph.D.; and President and CEO                visit
              of Palm Health Foundation, Patrick McNamara.
                                                                                    Former FAU Wilkes Honors College
              Guests enjoyed an exciting discussion among the                       Art Students Accepted into Summer
              esteemed panelists regarding the vision and future of                 Program at Esteemed Art Institute
              neuroscience education and research in Palm Beach                     FAU Wilkes Honors College alumnae, Angie Joseph
              County. Learn more about FAU’s Stiles-Nicholson Brain                 and Daniella Segnini, were accepted into the New
              Institute at                                          York Academy of Art’s Summer Undergraduate
                                                                                    Residency Program – a competitive and unique
                                                                                    month-long residency program designed to expand
                                                                                    the technical skills and professional development
                                                                                    of art students.

                                                                                    Joseph graduated in the spring of 2021
                                                                                    with a B.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences with
                                                                                    concentrations in Transdisciplinary Visual Arts
                                                                                    and Mathematics. Segnini graduated in the fall of
              FAU HIGH SCHOOL AT JUPITER: STUDENTS                                  2021 with a B.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences with
                                                                                    concentrations in both Transdisciplinary Visual Arts
              AMONG NAMED FINALISTS IN NATIONAL MERIT                               and Economics.

                                                                                    FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute’s
              FAU High School – Jupiter Campus in Partnership with                  ‘NeuroSquad” Makes Strides to Improve
              Max Planck Academy students are among the 24 total                    the Lives of People Living with Autism
              FAU High School students that have been named finalists
              in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Competition.                   FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute’s
              Competing against the 1.5 million high school juniors who             team,“NeuroSquad,” recently participated in
              applied, the FAU High School finalists scored within the              the Palm Beach Autism Speaks Walk hosted at
              top one percent in the state on a National Merit Qualifying           the Meyer Amphitheater in downtown West
              test, submitted a detailed scholarship application,                   Palm Beach. FAU’s “NeuroSquad” completed
              were endorsed by a high school official and selected to               the two-mile walk alongside nearly 5,000
                                                                                    participants, all in support of individuals living
              continue in the competition. National Merit Scholarship               with autism and their loved ones.
              winners will be announced in Summer 2022.


                      Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College • Charles E. Schmidt College of Science at Jupiter • FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute • I-HEALTH • FAST Labs
                           • FAU High School in Partnership with Max Planck Academy • FAU-Max Planck Joint Programs • College of Education Teacher Training
                                  STAY CONNECTED

                                  5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter, FL 33458   |   phone: 561.799.8500            @FAUJUPITER

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