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  • Hillel rabbi takes on challenge to reach Jewish students

    The fall semester is beginning at area colleges and universities and incoming Jewish students soon will meet new Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach rabbi Glenn Ettman. "He's exactly what Hillel was looking for," said Ilene Wohlgemuth, Hillel board chair....
  • Ackerman named second JEC campus rabbi

    Rabbi Yoel Ackerman is bringing his skills working with students to the growing Jewish community of eastern Boca Raton as the second campus rabbi of the Boca Raton-based Jewish Education Center of South Florida. Ackerman, originally from North Miami...
  • 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...
  • Boynton artist selected for 63rd annual All Florida Exhibition

    Since relocating to Boynton Beach this year from Lexington, Ky., to begin her new position as assistant professor of art at Florida Atlantic University, Sharon Lee Hart has become fascinated by the sea. "Not as in fun in the sun," the photographer is...
  • Standing up doesn't equal real patriotism

    Flori-DUH has done it again. Winter Garden Mayor John Rees has made the state the subject of mockery for ejecting an atheist from a city commission meeting because he refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. Rees is getting criticized from all...
  • FAU student steals roommate's girlfriend's car, lies to police, report says

    FAU student steals roommate's girlfriend's car, lies to police, report says
    An FAU student was arrested Thursday after police said she stole her roommate's girlfriend's car and lied to police about what happened — an act fueled by jealousy, said the victim. Boca Raton police said 19-year-old Florida Atlantic University...
  • Jewish campus organization hires first full-time rabbi

    Jewish campus organization hires first full-time rabbi
    An organization representing South Florida's Jewish college students, one of the largest Jewish student populations in the country, was missing something important, its leaders decided: a full-time rabbi. They agreed that students need an on-call...
  • 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...
  • A flurry of Festival Days events benefit local organizations

    The ballroom was packed for "Wine & All That Jazz," and sure enough the Boca Raton Chamber announced 350 people had bought tickets for the annual food and wine tasting at $60 or VIP at $120 a pop. This was the Boca Chamber's fundraiser, one of 30...
  • 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...
  • 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...