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PBSC wins national award for ‘one college’ video

Palm Beach State College has won a Paragon Award from the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations for a promotional video highlighting the College’s “Five Campuses, One College” concept.
The 1 ½-minute video won a third-place bronze award in the video shorts-single category. Produced in-house by Idalia Centeno, multimedia specialist in the College Relations and Marketing office, the video featured PBSC students, faculty and staff.

NCMPR, which has a membership of about 1,600 PR and marketing professionals from more than 650 colleges, … Continue reading PBSC wins national award for ‘one college’ video

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SGA to host Women in Politics forum

Palm Beach County female  leaders in politics will participate in a panel discussion at Palm Beach State College in Palm Beach Gardens March 27.
The Women’s History Month event features State Rep. Lori Berman, Palm Beach Gardens Mayor Maria Marino and Michelle Oyola McGovern, director of outreach for U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson. It will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the Rubenstein Pavilion.  It is free and open to PBSC students, faculty and staff. … Continue reading SGA to host Women in Politics forum

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Visiting writers series starts March 19

Stephen Gibson, an award-winning poet and retired Palm Beach State College English professor, will return to campus March 19 to kick-off the spring visiting writers series.
Presented by the Communications Division, the Two Seasons Reading Series features four poets and novelists and runs through National Poetry Month in April. Gibson will give a craft talk from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and a poetry reading at 6:45 p.m. in room 103 in the Center for Bachelor’s Programs on the Lake Worth campus. … Continue reading Visiting writers series starts March 19

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PBSC hosts Black History Month events

Palm Beach State College is hosting several Black History Month events, including a workshop by popular magician Ran’D Shine, who has performed and lectured throughout the United States and the world.
Shine will perform at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Lecture Hall at the Loxahatchee Groves campus. It is free and open to PBSC students, faculty and staff.
A native of Philadelphia, Shine prides himself on being a historian and educator of magic. … Continue reading PBSC hosts Black History Month events

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Baldwin named dean of health sciences

Dr. Alphonso Baldwin has been named the new dean of health sciences at Palm Beach State College.
Baldwin comes to PBSC from the College of Lake County in Illinois, where he has worked since 2008 as dean of the Lakeshore Campus.  He starts his new role Jan. 22, filling a position that became available after the retirement of Dr. Jacqueline Rogers in 2016.
Baldwin has been involved in community action activities wherever he has lived.  These activities have included coordination of asthma education camps for the Kansas branch of the American Lung Association, … Continue reading Baldwin named dean of health sciences

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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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