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PBSC celebrates more than 2,700 fall graduates

Palm Beach State College celebrated its more than 2,700 fall graduates during two commencement ceremonies Dec. 19 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center.

State Rep. Lori Berman, who represents District 90, was the speaker at the morning ceremony for graduates of the Associate in Science, Bachelor of Applied Science and Bachelor of Science degree programs and certificate programs. Berman applauded graduates for their sacrifices to complete their education, including juggling school with raising families or working.  … Continue reading PBSC celebrates more than 2,700 fall graduates

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PBSC mourns passing of past president Ed Eissey

Last evening, Palm Beach State College lost an icon and a beloved friend. Edward M. Eissey, Ph.D., the third president of the College, passed away at the age of 89.
“We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Dr. Ed Eissey,” said Ava L. Parker, J.D., president of Palm Beach State College. “Palm Beach State would not be what it is today without the vision and dedication of Dr. Eissey. He pioneered the pathway we continue to build upon. … Continue reading PBSC mourns passing of past president Ed Eissey

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PBSC to open for four days during winter break

Palm Beach State College’s Lake Worth campus will be open for four days during winter break to help students from all campuses get ready for the spring term.
The Admissions/Registration, Advising, Financial Aid, Testing, Disability Support Services and Veterans Services offices will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day Dec. 20-21 and Dec. 27-28. The College also will offer new student orientation. The bookstore will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. … Continue reading PBSC to open for four days during winter break

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Palm Beach State levels up with new ad campaign

Palm Beach State College, the largest institution of higher education in Palm Beach County, has launched a new advertising campaign to elevate its image, raise awareness of its diverse academic programs and encourage students to make PBSC their first choice for higher education.
The “Level Up” campaign launched in digital media channels, including targeted display, mobile, social and streaming music. In the first half of next year, PBSC plans to ramp-up the campaign to include cable TV, … Continue reading Palm Beach State levels up with new ad campaign

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PBSC to place time capsule at Loxahatchee Groves campus

Thirty years from now, students and employees of Palm Beach State College’s Loxahatchee Groves campus will have an opportunity to look back through artifacts and handwritten messages to get a glimpse of what the campus is like today.

PBSC is placing a 30-year time capsule on the campus during a ceremony at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27.  Dr. Dennis P. Gallon, PBSC’s retired fourth president whose name the campus bears, will be among the speakers. Other speakers include Carolyn L. … Continue reading PBSC to place time capsule at Loxahatchee Groves campus

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Cybersecurity experts share tips, information at PBSC

Officials from the FBI, Secret Service and top cybersecurity professionals paid a visit to Palm Beach State College Thursday—not to investigate, but to educate.
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and these experts participated in a day-long series of lectures and panel discussions on the state of cybersecurity in the nation and the best ways individuals can protect themselves and their data from hackers and identity thieves.
PBSC President Ava L. Parker, J.D. kicked off the Lake Worth campus event, … Continue reading Cybersecurity experts share tips, information at PBSC

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PBSC alum gets spotlight at national STEM summit

Tevin Ali, a Palm Beach State College biotechnology graduate, represented students across the nation at the STEM Higher Education Council National Leaders Summit recently held in Washington, D.C.
The event was hosted Sept. 27-28 by STEMconnector®, a resource and a service designed to link “all things STEM,” at the Gallup World Education Headquarters.
Ali, who is now pursuing an online master’s degree in biotechnology enterprise and entrepreneurship from Johns Hopkins University, was the conference’s only student speaker alongside corporate CEO’s, … Continue reading PBSC alum gets spotlight at national STEM summit

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More than 75 employers to recruit at two PBSC job fairs

Well-known South Florida companies, hospitals and government agencies will be seeking qualified candidates at two job fairs set for October at Palm Beach State College.
More than 75 employers combined will exhibit at the job fairs, ready to hire for full- and part-time openings, ranging from entry level to managerial, as well as internships. The job fairs are free and open to the public.
Thursday, Oct. 5
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PBSC to reopen Sept. 18

Palm Beach State College will reopen for classes and business on Monday, Sept. 18.
The facilities and security staff are continuing their assessments of the campuses and getting them ready for students, faculty and staff to return. Additional updates will be provided via the College emergency alert system, social media and the website. … Continue reading PBSC to reopen Sept. 18

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