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  • 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 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...
  • CAFCI awards scholarships to college-bound students

    Recently the Royal Palm Beach-based nonprofit Caribbean-Americans For Community Involvement had a ceremony in which they presented 22 awards to local students bound for college. This year's theme was The Future is Yours. The 21 graduating seniors who...
  • FAU medical residents make rounds at hospital

    Delray Medical Center welcomed its first class of residents last month. The three-year residency provides clinical, hands-on patient training in conjunction with the College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University. The 36 residents were selected...
  • Weissman busy as SWU campus coordinator

    Lauren Weissman, 26, has been busy since starting as campus coordinator for Boca Raton-based StandWithUs-Southeast on June 2. StandWithUs is a 13-year-old, nonprofit Israel education group based in Los Angeles with offices in the United States, Canada,...
  • Jaffe awarded distinguished service medallion

    Arthur Jaffe — the local Jewish philanthropist who founded the Arthur and Mata Jaffe Center for Book Arts at the Wimberly Library at Florida Atlantic University's Boca Raton campus — was awarded a President's Medallion for Distinguished...
  • 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...