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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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PBSC to celebrate National TRIO Day with two events this week

Current and former participants of Palm Beach State College’s TRIO programs will celebrate National TRIO Day with two events this week highlighting the successes of the federally-funded programs designed to remove barriers to a higher education for youth and adults.
A TRIO Day celebration will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon Thursday in the Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza on the Lake Worth campus. It will include a fun-run/walk, speakers, entertainment and cake. On Saturday, … Continue reading PBSC to celebrate National TRIO Day with two events this week

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PBSC hosts events to celebrate Black History Month

Palm Beach State College is holding a series of events across the College to celebrate Black History Month.
The events started today with the opening of the “Roots of Jazz and Blues Music” exhibit at the library (second floor gallery) on the Lake Worth campus. The exhibit runs throughout the month. As part of the exhibit, jazz musician Nathan Skinner, a University of Miami graduate, will speak about the history of jazz and play the vibraphone on Feb. … Continue reading PBSC hosts events to celebrate Black History Month

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Dowd reappointed by Gov. Scott to PBSC District Board of Trustees

John W. Dowd III, chair of the Palm Beach State College District Board of Trustees, has been reappointed by Gov. Rick Scott to another three-year term.
Scott announced the news Wednesday along with nine other reappointments to College District Boards of Trustees across the state. Dowd’s term ends May 31, 2018. The appointments must be confirmed by the Florida Senate.
Dowd, 56, of West Palm Beach, president of the Dowd Companies, was first appointed to the board in December 2011 to succeed Kenneth Kirby. … Continue reading Dowd reappointed by Gov. Scott to PBSC District Board of Trustees

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