U.S. DEPT. OF EDUCATION GIVES FAU LAB SCHOOLS GREEN RIBBON DESIGNATION

The U.S. Department of Education today announced Florida Atlantic University’s A.D. Henderson University School (ADHUS) and FAU High School as a 2019 Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Awardee. The FAU Lab School District was the only one in the state of Florida and one of only 14 districts across the country to receive this coveted distinction. In addition to this distinction, last year ADHUS was named National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.

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NEW RELOCATION BRINGS MORE TREATMENT OPTIONS TO PATIENTS WITH POTENTIALLY TERMINAL DISEASES

May 22, 2019, BOCA RATON, FLA – The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is pleased to announce that Beacon of Hope CRO, a Clinical Research Organization created specifically to facilitate drug development in expanded access programs through the Right-to-Try (RTT) law, will be a new addition to Boca Raton. The company signed a lease at the Research Park at FAU’s Technology Business Incubator and over the next two years expects to create 10 new jobs as part of a capital investment of $3 million.

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FAU RECEIVES $750,000 FROM GANGAL FOUNDATION TO NAME INNOVATION HALL

Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science received a $750,000 gift from the GANGALS nonprofit Foundation, Inc. (GnF) to name the Lata and Shiva Gangal Global Innovation Hall in the Engineering East building (platinum LEED certified) on FAU’s Boca Raton campus. Last year, the Gangals also established a $500,000 gift for the “Gangal Family Endowed Scholarship Fund” to support talented students as they prepare for professional careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

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GOOGLE CASE STUDY HIGHLIGHTS DISTRICT’S CLASSROOM TECHNOLOGY TRAINING

The School District of Palm Beach County is leading the way nationally in how teachers use technology to shape their instructional time. In fact, the District’s Technology Trailblazer program has been so successful that Google for Education recognized the District in a case study by highlighting how the program came to be and how it serves as the blueprint for other school districts. Continue reading “GOOGLE CASE STUDY HIGHLIGHTS DISTRICT’S CLASSROOM TECHNOLOGY TRAINING”

FAU TECH RUNWAY® REVEALS ITS SEVENTH VENTURE CLASS

FAU Tech Runway® hosted its 2019 Launch Competition and Demo Day on Tuesday, May 7 at the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University, revealing its seventh class, known as “Venture Class 7.” This annual Launch Competition provides the most promising startups and talented entrepreneurs in South Florida with an opportunity to join a year-long program that brings the competition winners “best-in-class” instruction, mentoring, resources, networking, assistance, office space, and other vital programs.

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