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  • Tamarac appointed commissioner faces challenger to keep seat

    Tamarac appointed commissioner faces challenger to keep seat
    Michelle Gomez is running for office for the first time — even though she has represented voters in District 2 twice. Appointed both times to represent voters in the Woodlands, Lime Bay, Concord Village and Versailles Gardens, she now faces a...
  • FAU honors Cherokee, Everglades leaders

    One advocates for Cherokee Indians, the other for the Everglades. Florida Atlantic University is giving both honorary doctorates today. Jim Henson , a former tribal chief of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, is being honored for helping FAU...
  • Sibling cellists win over judges, viewers on 'America's Got Talent'

    Sibling cellists win over judges, viewers on 'America's Got Talent'
    Two Boca Raton teenagers induced Howard Stern to jump from his seat, and enticed more than 900,000 YouTube viewers to click play — by rocking out on their cellos. After finding instant fame with an animated, electric cover of Jimi Hendrix's...
  • Role call: FAU's Festival Rep returns

    Role call: FAU's Festival Rep returns
    Jean-Louis Baldet created the summer Festival Rep in 1981 as way to make Florida Atlantic University students work with professional actors. Since then, he says, the event has become as good as any regional theater production. "The students that get...
  • Florida colleges promote online service to boost voting

    More than a million Florida college students are being encouraged to join the ranks of voters this fall using an Internet service called TurboVote, a "one-stop shop" for registration and information on how and where to cast ballots. Thirty-nine colleges...
  • FAU chooses to be smaller, more selective

    FAU chooses to be smaller, more selective
    Florida Atlantic University has decided it's time to get better rather than bigger. For the first time in eight-years, the historically fast-growing university will be a little smaller, down 457 students from last year. But the average GPA for incoming...
  • Companies work with local colleges to prepare future workforce

    Companies work with local colleges to prepare future workforce
    Nipro Diagnostics launched an internship program last year and was surprised by the lack of interest. "We only got one intern," said Scott Verner, chief executive of the fast-growing, high-technology maker of diabetic-testing equipment in Fort...
  • Pellitteri sisters hit sand volleyball trifecta

    Pellitteri sisters hit sand volleyball trifecta
    Long-time Deerfield Beach residents Donna and Matt Pellitteri hit a parents version of a college trifecta when their youngest daughter Brittany (age 18) signed a sand volleyball scholarship with Florida Atlantic University. That makes it three in a row...
  • Founding FAU coach Howard Schnellenberger honored Owls are naming football field after him

    Founding FAU coach Howard Schnellenberger honored Owls are naming football field after him
    There was excitement in Howard Schnellenberger's voice when he spoke about the Florida Atlantic University board of trustees' unanimous vote on Wednesday to name the Owls' football field after him. "Us old coaches are led out to pasture when our...
  • Schools receive grant to build local computer-science workforce

    A new $3.5 million grant will help train college students for careers in computer science and engineering,. The Florida Board of Governors announced the program Wednesday at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. The grant recipients — FAU,...
  • People on the move

    Finance James E. Tisdale has joined the public accounting firm Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC. as a client relationship specialist in Boca Raton. Previously, Tisdale worked in the mergers and acquisition and real estate industry. He is the former...