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Illustrated Properties establishes scholarship for late friend

The management team at Illustrated Properties, one of South Florida’s most respected real estate companies, has donated $25,000 to the Palm Beach State College Foundation to establish an endowed scholarship in honor of their former president who died in an automobile crash in early 2013.
Francis Fiske “Chappy” Adams III,  was the son of Illustrated Properties founder Buddy Adams. According to his obituary, Chappy was a native of Palm Beach County, and graduated from the Benjamin School. … Continue reading Illustrated Properties establishes scholarship for late friend

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Woolfe showcases her photography on campus

Photographs by retired Palm Beach State College employee Teresa Woolfe are being presented in an exhibit that runs now through May 29 at the art gallery on the Lake Worth campus.  An opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. May 18.
Woolfe, who was an executive administrative assistant, worked at the Palm Beach Gardens campus for 29 years before transferring to the Lake Worth campus for seven years. She retired last year. While she was employed, … Continue reading Woolfe showcases her photography on campus

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NAWA art exhibit opens May 16

The Art Gallery at Eissey Campus will host the National Association of Women Artists (NAWA) Florida Chapter’s annual art exhibit beginning May 16.
The exhibit, titled “Envisioning New Pathways,” is a multimedia show that will include sculptures, paintings, photography, ceramics and mixed media. An opening reception will be held at 5 p.m. May 16 in the gallery. The exhibit will run through Sept. 1.
With a membership of more than 100 women, the NAWA Florida Chapter fosters public awareness of, … Continue reading NAWA art exhibit opens May 16

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A special pairing helps lead veteran to graduation

Palm Beach State College student Daniel O’Neal will graduate May 9 with an Associate in Science degree in paralegal studies.
He won’t be walking across the stage alone though. He’s bringing a very dear friend with him. One who will also be wearing a cap and gown.
His friend is a 6-year old male Siberian Husky named Ghost. Without him, O’Neal might not have ever graduated.
“When I first became a student at Palm Beach State in 2008, … Continue reading A special pairing helps lead veteran to graduation

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Panther teams head to state tournaments

The Palm Beach State College baseball and softball teams are heading to their state championships.
Both teams placed second overall in the Southern Conference. The baseball team regular season record was 35-13 and softball was 30-22.
The softball team plays in the NJCAA Region 8 state tournament tomorrow at 11 a.m. in Vero Beach at Historic Dodgertown Stadium against Daytona State College (34-16), who is ranked seventh in the state and 19th in the NJCAA National Poll. … Continue reading Panther teams head to state tournaments

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PBSC Foundation raises more than $135,000 at Golf Classic

More than $135,000 was raised for the Palm Beach State College’s STEAM initiative during the College Foundation’s annual Golf Classic held last Friday.
This brings the total raised at the golf tournaments over the last 12 years to more than $1.7 million.
The funds will go toward STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) student scholarships and program enhancements to impact the projected shortage of local, skilled professionals in these fields. To date, the tournaments have funded 1,000 scholarships. … Continue reading PBSC Foundation raises more than $135,000 at Golf Classic

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PBSC golf classic sold out, sponsorships still available

The Palm Beach State College Foundation will host its annual Golf Classic at the Wanderers Club in Wellington on Friday, April 21. Registrations to play have sold out but sponsorships opportunities are still available.
The tournament is themed “Drive for Student Success” and is one of the Foundation’s premier corporate fundraising events. Proceeds will support the Foundation’s STEAM initiative to help meet the growing need for local, skilled professionals in science, technology, engineering, arts and math. … Continue reading PBSC golf classic sold out, sponsorships still available

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Six PBSC students named to All-Florida Academic Team

Six Palm Beach State College students have been named to the 2017 All-Florida Academic Team  for their academic achievement, leadership and service to the community. They will be recognized at an awards ceremony and receive a medallion on April 7 in Tallahassee.
Crystal Edwards of Delray Beach, Christy Laflamme of Palm Beach Gardens, Rina Raad of Boca Raton, Rafael Bernardo Velazquez of West Palm Beach, Rosalyn Velez of Lake Worth and Joshua Ciorciari of Hicksville, N.Y. … Continue reading Six PBSC students named to All-Florida Academic Team

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PBSC team raises almost $1,000 for PBC children

Twenty-five Palm Beach State College faculty, staff and administrators became heroes for Palm Beach County children this past weekend during the Heroes 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run in Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach.
This 14th annual event was held to raise funds for The Children’s Home Society of Florida, which provides a variety of programs that focus on child abuse, neglect, prevention and intervention, adoption and adoption support services.
The PBSC group raised almost $1,000 toward the Children’s Home Society’s goal of $100,000. … Continue reading PBSC team raises almost $1,000 for PBC children

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Students help unearth prehistoric artifacts in the Glades

Palm Beach State College students are helping dig up ancient artifacts such as stone tools, ceramics and more at the Hutchinson site, a pre-Columbian, Native American archaeological site in Belle Glade that might prove to be 6,000 years old.
The students are part of the Introduction to Archaeology class taught by Dorothy Block at the Belle Glade campus. As part of the course, students learn about site excavation, analysis and how to interpret findings.
The Hutchinson site is located in an agricultural area and is named after the late Warner Hutchinson, … Continue reading Students help unearth prehistoric artifacts in the Glades

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