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AAUW Florida to host girls STEM camp at Palm Beach State and FAU

The American Association of University Women – Florida will host a weeklong residential Tech Trek camp June 12-18 at Palm Beach State College’s Boca Raton campus and Florida Atlantic University for 60 of Florida’s rising eighth-grade girls.
The camp is uniquely designed to engage girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) activities that build their skills and interest in pursuing STEM careers. A longtime leader on issues related to women and girls in STEM, … Continue reading AAUW Florida to host girls STEM camp at Palm Beach State and FAU

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Palm Beach State’s CCE department receives international award

Palm Beach State College’s Corporate and Continuing Education department has received the “Most Notable Newcomer Award” from the Society for Human Resource Management for successfully launching the international organization’s exam preparation programs locally for HR professionals pursuing certification.
PBSC, the sole provider of the SHRM certification exam preparation programs in Palm Beach County and one of 17 in Florida, was the only educational partner institution to receive such award. SHRM, the world’s largest HR professional society, … Continue reading Palm Beach State’s CCE department receives international award

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PBSC confers more than 2,400 degrees

Palm Beach State College conferred more than 2,400 degrees and certificates during two commencement ceremonies Monday at the Palm Beach County Convention Center.
Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater delivered the keynote address at the morning commencement ceremony for graduates of the Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, Bachelor of Applied Science and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree programs along with the certificate programs. State Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, was the keynote speaker at the afternoon ceremony for the 1,440 Associate in Arts degree graduates who comprise nearly 60 percent of the graduating class. … Continue reading PBSC confers more than 2,400 degrees

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Florida Manufacturing Career Fair set for May 11

Job seekers should mark their calendars for the Florida Manufacturing Career Fair, Wednesday, May 11 from 9 a.m. to noon at Palm Beach State College’s Public Safety Conference Center on the Lake Worth campus, 4200 Congress Ave.
The career fair is free and open to the public. Veterans with ID may enter the fair early, from 8:30 to 9 a.m.
Attendees are encouraged to register in advance at the EmployFlorida Marketplace for express entry into the event and to bring copies of their resume. … Continue reading Florida Manufacturing Career Fair set for May 11

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Get bargain prices at the annual book sale at Palm Beach State

The Palm Beach State College chapter of the Association of Florida Colleges is holding its annual book sale at two campuses this year with prices starting at 50 cents.
The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 11 in the Rubenstein Pavilion at the Palm Beach Gardens campus, 3160 PGA Blvd. and April 11-13 at the Lake Worth campus, 4200 Congress Ave. In the past, the event was held only at the Lake Worth campus, … Continue reading Get bargain prices at the annual book sale at Palm Beach State

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PBSC students shine at National Model United Nations Conference

Seven Palm Beach State College students earned “Distinguished Delegation” recognition for their overall team performance representing the African country of Rwanda at the National Model United Nations Conference in New York.
The NMUN Conference, sponsored by the nonprofit National Collegiate Conference Association, is the largest of its kind in the world. Over 2,500 students from 160 colleges and universities attended March 20-24, and more than half of them traveled from outside of the United States. … Continue reading PBSC students shine at National Model United Nations Conference

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Palm Beach State wins national marketing award

Palm Beach State College has captured a 2015 Paragon Award from the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations. NCMPR selected PBSC program brochures for its Silver award in the Brochure Series category at its national conference in St. Louis this month. The annual Paragon Awards recognize outstanding achievements in communications at community and technical colleges and is the only national competition of its kind.
PBSC’s winning brochure series was created by the College Relations and Marketing department and included the Business, … Continue reading Palm Beach State wins national marketing award

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PBSC, Modernizing Medicine sign MOU to collaborate on campus training hub

Palm Beach State College has signed a memorandum of understanding with Modernizing Medicine to create an innovative training hub at the College’s new Loxahatchee Groves campus for students preparing for health information technology careers and medical professionals learning to use systems for digitizing and managing patient records.
The memorandum of understanding provides that Modernizing Medicine would give PBSC students training for healthcare jobs, access to its groundbreaking iPad-based electronic health record (EHR) system, modmed EMA™, … Continue reading PBSC, Modernizing Medicine sign MOU to collaborate on campus training hub

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Leadership expert to speak at PBSC as part of Black History Month events

Joshua Fredenburg, a nationally recognized speaker, author and leadership consultant, will speak at the Palm Beach State College Lake Worth campus Thursday as part of Black History Month.
The talk, sponsored by Student Activities, will begin at noon in Conference Room E and F on the Lake Worth campus. It is free and open to PBSC students, faculty and staff.
Fredenburg will present five leadership lessons that will teach attendees about African American leaders. His own journey as a leadership development expert began in 2010 when he created the Circle of Change Leadership Conference, … Continue reading Leadership expert to speak at PBSC as part of Black History Month events

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PBSC seeks nominations for 2016 MLK Leadership Awards

Palm Beach State College is seeking nominations for its 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Awards.
The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions toward improving the lives of others, particularly the underserved in Palm Beach County, through leadership, service and/or programs. Those contributions can include the areas of education, diversity, social justice, race relations and economic empowerment.
There are five award categories: Individual, Organization, Palm Beach State student, Palm Beach State alumni and, … Continue reading PBSC seeks nominations for 2016 MLK Leadership Awards

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