First-Gen Owls Continue to Soar

It’s shaping up to be a landmark year for the FAU Kelly/Strul Emerging Scholars Program. It continues to develop and evolve, facilitating student success through its comprehensive network of mentorship and advising services …

Angie Joseph

Originally from Naples, Florida, Angie Joseph graduated top of her high school class with a 5.23 GPA and was heavily involved in numerous clubs and organizations. Studious, dedicated and creative, Angie …

Barry Beck

Barry Beck may be relatively new to American culture, but the FAU Kelly/Strul Emerging Scholars board member is well-acquainted with the American Dream. Born and raised in England, Beck qualified as a …

FAU scholarship student starts community organization for first generation college students

Neasha Prince is a junior at the Boca Raton campus of Florida Atlantic University and the first generation in her family to …

FAU’s Kelly/Strul Emerging Scholars Program Receives $108,350 from the Rotary Club of Boca Raton

The FAU Kelly/Strul Emerging Scholars Program recently was awarded $108,350 by the Rotary Club of Boca Raton …

Boca Raton Resident Aubrey Strul Creates FAU Scholarship For First-Generation College Students

Smart and determined high school seniors are not going to college anymore. They can’t afford it …

Kelly/Strul Emerging Scholars Program: A path to education

Aubrey Strul and Florida Atlantic University president launched the Kelly/Strul Emerging Scholars Program in 2017 …

Neasha Prince Celebrates First Generation Scholarships

The path to success for most first-generation college students is a rollercoaster …



Meet the Team


Dr. Corey King

V.P. of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management

Tracy Boulukos

A.V.P. for Financial Aid & New Student Services Initiatives

Ron Oliver

Director for First Generation Student Success

Alexandra Zetlaoui

Coordinator for First Generation Student Success