Newsroom Listing - Alumni

Pierce Kennamer

FAU Grad Making Waves with New Iguana Trapping Company

By | 09/26/2023

A Florida Atlantic University graduate from the College of Business is making headlines after launching an iguana trapping business based on his patented iguana trap design.

Andrew Garrison

FAU Names New Director of Phil Smith Center for Free Enterprise

By | 09/06/2023

Florida Atlantic University has named Andrew Garrison as the new director of the Phil Smith Center for Free Enterprise in the College of Business. Garrison, an adjunct professor, graduated from FAU’s College of Business with a master’s degree in economics in 2021 and a bachelor’s degree in economics in 2020.

Islamorada Beverages

Bottling an 'Island State of Mind': FAU Business Alumni and Co-founders of Islamorada Beverages

By | 07/21/2023

A shared love of sun, sand, fishing and good beer led a trio of FAU College of Business alumni to brew up the idea for Islamorada Beverages. The Islamorada Beer Company, its original name, was born during weekend fishing trips to the Keys in the mid-2000s. Conversations about needing a lighter craft beer to complement their tropical “fun-in-the-sun” lifestyle turned FAU college friends Tyrone Bradley ’08, ’13, Chris Trentine ’05 and Whitney Trentine ’07, along with their friend, Nik Schroth, into business partners.

Manuel Medina President's Medallion Award

Manuel Medina Honored with President’s Medallion Award

Florida Atlantic proudly awarded Manuel Medina with the esteemed President's Distinguished Service Medallion at the Spring 2023 Commencement Ceremony in recognition of his outstanding achievements and leadership.

Advisory Board

Dean’s Advisory Board Welcomes Three Local Business Professionals

By | 10/19/2022

Michael DeBock, vice president of Energy Marketing and Trading at Florida Power & Light Co; Peter Anderson, a certified financial planner; and Amy Rosen, chief marketing officer for People’s Trust Insurance, bring local business expertise to the panel that works with Dean Daniel Gropper, Ph.D., in planning programs, courses and initiatives within the college.

Talon Award

FAU Honors 2022 Talon Award Recipients

By | 10/17/2022

Florida Atlantic University recently hosted its annual Talon Leadership Awards ceremony as part of Homecoming 2022. The awards recognize outstanding faculty, student, alumni and community leadership. Co-sponsored by the FAU Alumni Association and the Homecoming Committee, the Talon Awards have been presented during Homecoming week since 1997.