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BDB chief to address Women’s Empowerment Forum at Palm Beach State College April 1

Kelly Smallridge, president and CEO of the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, will be the keynote speaker during the second Palm Beach State College Women’s Empowerment Forum from noon to 1 p.m. April 1.
Smallridge will speak about her personal journey to her leadership role on the Business Development Board. The talk will be given in the BioScience Technology Complex, room SC127, on the Palm Beach Gardens campus, 3160 PGA Blvd. Reservations are encouraged and can be made online at www.palmbeachstate.edu/CCE/Leadership or by calling 561-207-5708. … Continue reading BDB chief to address Women’s Empowerment Forum at Palm Beach State College April 1

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Mathematics, Magic & Mystery March 31 to April 3

With the invention of computers, visual artists began to create digital imagery using mathematics, art and the language of code. One such artist and programmer, Nathan Selikoff, will explore this phenomenon further and show how individuals can manipulate objects and virtual worlds without any direct physical contact in his presentation titled “Art & Algorithms” as the featured demonstration during Palm Beach State College’s Math Awareness Week March 31 to April 3.
Selikoff will give his showing from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. … Continue reading Mathematics, Magic & Mystery March 31 to April 3

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Famed journalist and author to discuss Florida: Revelations of America March 27

T.D. Allman, a historian, author and foreign correspondent famed for his eyewitness accounts of historic events, will present “Florida: Revelations of America” at 7 p.m. March 27 at Palm Beach State College’s Palm Beach Gardens campus BioScience Technology Complex Room 127. The event is free and open to the public.
Allman, a Florida native and author of “Finding Florida: The True History of the Sunshine State,” will give insights into Florida’s past and present position in America. … Continue reading Famed journalist and author to discuss Florida: Revelations of America March 27

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Spanish Language Celebration to be held at Palm Beach State College March 24-27

Musical performances, food, dancing, poetry and special lectures on various topics, including immigration and Spanish art and culture are what attendees can expect at the Fifth Annual Spanish Language Celebration to be held at three of Palm Beach State College’s campuses including Palm Beach Gardens, Lake Worth and Boca Raton. The events are free and open to the public.
The three-day event, themed “Creativity and Celebration: the Spanish Language in a Global Society” is sponsored by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County and McGraw Hill Higher Education. … Continue reading Spanish Language Celebration to be held at Palm Beach State College March 24-27

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Palm Beach State College to present Technology Week March 17-20

Palm Beach State College’s Palm Beach Gardens campus will present Technology Week March 17-20 exploring how technology has impacted everyday life and will in the future. The schedule includes 24 presentations by Palm Beach State faculty, staff and students. The events are free and open to the public and will be held in the BioScience Technology Complex, Room 127.
In addition, there will be a keynote presentation by Dr. Claudia Chiesi, former president of Harford Community College in Bel Air, … Continue reading Palm Beach State College to present Technology Week March 17-20

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Eissey Campus Theatre to mark 20th anniversary

The  Palm Beach State College Eissey Campus Theatre will celebrate 20 years of bringing the performing arts to northern Palm Beach County. Since opening on March 18, 1994, the theatre has hosted more than 3,700 performances by more than 150 different organizations, including professional and community groups.
More than 1.5 million people have attended these events through the years. In addition to being a performing and meeting venue for cultural, civic, governmental and school groups, the Eissey Campus Theatre has educated hundreds of students through theatre classes, … Continue reading Eissey Campus Theatre to mark 20th anniversary

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Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center sponsors the Admiral’s Cove Cares 2014 Arts in the Gardens Series

Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center has donated $12,000 to support the Admiral’s Cove Cares 2014 Arts in the Gardens Series, which features professional touring companies performing at Palm Beach State College’s Eissey Campus Theatre. The donation will also help to support other programs at the theatre such as the Arts in the Gardens for Young People and the College’s Music Department student concerts.
“PBGMC realizes the importance of the arts not only in education but in society and that helping to bring these companies to northern Palm Beach County will result in a more diversified, … Continue reading Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center sponsors the Admiral’s Cove Cares 2014 Arts in the Gardens Series

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Third annual faculty/staff vs. student basketball game Feb. 20

Palm Beach State College’s Student Government Association on the Lake Worth campus will host its 3rd annual faculty/staff vs. student basketball game at 7 p.m. Feb. 20 in the Elisabeth Erling Gymnasium. Those interested in participating may sign up in the Student Activities Center (BK 107).
Tickets are $3 in advance and $5 at the door. They may be purchased at the Cashier’s Office on the Lake Worth campus. All proceeds for the event will go to Relay For Life, … Continue reading Third annual faculty/staff vs. student basketball game Feb. 20

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Visiting Notre Dame professor to explain social media Feb. 20

The use of social media has exploded around the globe. Collectively, Facebook. Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and Instagram now have billions of users. So how do we navigate it all?
Dr. Corey M. Angst, an associate professor in the Department of Management at the Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame, will teach this and more as the featured speaker at the Notre Dame Club of the Palm Beaches 16th annual lecture event, “Grandma Friended Me on Facebook: Making Sense of Social Media,” … Continue reading Visiting Notre Dame professor to explain social media Feb. 20

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Emerging Artist Amber Palomares to showcase work at Artigras

Four and a half years ago, Amber Palomares, a career development advisor and adjunct instructor, picked up her first paintbrush.
“I always loved art,” said Palomares. “I would go to local art shows and visit artist booths. I couldn’t get it off my mind.”
This passion led Palomares to try painting for herself, which led to hours of practicing and perfecting her work. To advance her skills, she even took a drawing class at the Palm Beach Gardens campus from Associate Professor of Visual Art Jacques de Beaufort. … Continue reading Emerging Artist Amber Palomares to showcase work at Artigras

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