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Actress Victoria Rowell speaks at “Hats Off to Women Luncheon”

Victoria Rowell, an Emmy-nominated actress and New York Times bestselling author, was the keynote speaker at the “Hats Off to Women” luncheon held at the Lake Worth campus March 13.
About 100 people, many ladies wearing stylish hats, attended the red carpet, invitation-only event at the Public Safety Training Complex. The event was organized by the Office of Student Activities and the Palm Beach State College Foundation.
Rowell, who co-starred in the hit primetime television series Diagnosis Murder for Viacom for eight seasons while simultaneously working in daytime drama for Sony/Bell/CBS, … Continue reading Actress Victoria Rowell speaks at “Hats Off to Women Luncheon”

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Art at the Airport exhibit features work of three PBSC professors

Travelers and visitors at the Palm Beach International Airport can see the artwork of three Palm Beach State College faculty members.
The artwork of Professors Sherry Stephens, Wayne Stephens and Kristin Miller Hopkins were selected for the current “Art at the Airport” exhibit sponsored by Palm Beach County’s Art in Public Places program. The exhibit began Feb. 26 and runs through June 25 on Level 2 of the main airport terminal, across from Travelers Lounge.
Nearly 90 artworks were submitted and the county’s Public Art Committee selected 24 based on their artistic merit and composition. … Continue reading Art at the Airport exhibit features work of three PBSC professors

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Gov. Scott reappoints Williams to District Board of Trustees

Carolyn L. Williams, a longtime member of the Palm Beach State College District Board of Trustees, was reappointed by Gov. Rick Scott Thursday to another term.
Her new term, which must be confirmed by the Florida Senate, ends May 31, 2017.
Williams, a retired senior staff advisor for the South Florida Water Management District, is currently chairperson of the five-member District Board of Trustees.  She first joined the board in 1999.
She is  chair and president of the Gerald A. … Continue reading Gov. Scott reappoints Williams to District Board of Trustees

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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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Longer registration gives PBSC students more time for advising

Palm Beach State College students will now have more than twice as much time to register for their fall classes and be able to complete the process before they head off for the summer.
The College is moving up the first registration date to April 22, which will increase the fall registration window from the current seven weeks to 18 weeks. In the past, students could not register until July. The registration period for the Summer Term also will be moved up to begin March 11. … Continue reading Longer registration gives PBSC students more time for advising

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PBSC students get lesson on dangers of distracted driving

Luz Mohalley stepped out of the driver side of the navy blue Jeep Feb. 26 holding the mock citation she received for swerving, driving below the posted speed limit, driving on the incorrect side of the road and causing a collision.
“I should be in jail,’’ she said. “I pressed my brake, but I still hit him [the other driver]. I saw him coming.”
While the Jeep was real, luckily for Mohalley, a Palm Beach State College student, … Continue reading PBSC students get lesson on dangers of distracted driving

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Forbes named Coach of the Year finalist

Kyle Forbes, who last year led the Panthers to their first appearance in the National Junior College Athletic Association Baseball World Series, has been named one of three finalists for the Palm Beach County Sports Commission Coach of the Year.
He is up against John McCormack, head baseball coach at Florida Atlantic University, and Danny Randolph, women’s golf team coach at Lynn University. The winner will be announced March 23 during the 2014 Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame Banquet at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. … Continue reading Forbes named Coach of the Year finalist

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