Tag: Association of Florida Colleges

PBSC staff win awards, leadership roles at AFC conference

Palm Beach State College staff and faculty brought home several awards from the Association of Florida Colleges 67th Annual Meeting and Conference for exemplary use of classroom technology, excellence in communications and marketing and outstanding service.
The awards were presented throughout the conference in Lake Buena Vista Nov. 2-4 that drew 400 attendees, including representatives from each Florida College System institution. PBSC had the second highest number of voting delegates among the 28 colleges. … Continue reading PBSC staff win awards, leadership roles at AFC conference

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Prashad wins AFC Exemplary Practice Award

Health care educators know that best practices in teaching lead to positive outcomes—not only for student success, but also for patients’ lives.
The Healthcare Education Commission of the Association of Florida Colleges annually recognizes such outstanding programs and professionals with its Exemplary Practice Award, and this year’s award went to Dr. Raywattie Prashad, assistant nursing director at Palm Beach State College.
Prashad and two other finalists, representing Florida State College at Jacksonville and Seminole State College, … Continue reading Prashad wins AFC Exemplary Practice Award

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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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Palm Beach State wins seven marketing and communications awards

Palm Beach State College has won seven awards for marketing and communications projects from two organizations. All projects were created in-house by members of PBSC’s College Relations and Marketing department.
The College received three Medallion Awards from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations District II. They are a first-place gold award in the digital class catalog category for College’s online catalog project led by Tish Sailer; a second-place silver award for the Fast Facts brochure designed by Candy Lall Dass in collaboration with Tabatha McDonald and Jeff Nowak; … Continue reading Palm Beach State wins seven marketing and communications awards

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Gallon receives James L. Wattenbarger Award

Dr. Dennis P. Gallon, former Palm Beach State College president, was honored last Thursday by his peers around the state for his more than four decades of work and dedication to the Florida College System.
Gallon was presented the James L. Wattenbarger Award by the Florida College System Council of Presidents during the Association of Florida College’s Annual Meeting and Conference Nov. 10-13 in Lake Buena Vista. The prestigious award is given annually in honor of Wattenbarger, … Continue reading Gallon receives James L. Wattenbarger Award

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U.S. Reps. Deutch, Frankel urge opposition to guns on campus legislation

Flanked by mothers holding pictures of relatives killed by gun violence, U.S. Reps. Lois Frankel and Ted Deutch held a press conference at Palm Beach State College today, urging opposition to bills in the Florida Legislature that would allow individuals with a concealed weapons license to carry firearms on college and university campuses.
“This Legislature is about to turn Florida into the Wild West,’’ said Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, noting the impact that the proposed legislation could have on the state at a time when the nation already is experiencing a rise in gun deaths and mass shootings. … Continue reading U.S. Reps. Deutch, Frankel urge opposition to guns on campus legislation

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AFC recognizes Gallon at Region V Conference

Dr. Dennis P. Gallon, president of Palm Beach State College, was recognized Thursday for his contributions to the Florida College System and support of the Association of Florida Colleges.
“We’re going to miss Dr. Gallon,’’ said Michael Brawer, CEO and executive director of AFC, who presented Gallon with a proclamation during the opening reception for the AFC Region V Conference at the PBSC Palm Beach Gardens campus. “He has been a 24-hours, seven days a week president.’’
Gallon worked at Florida State College at Jacksonville (formerly Florida Community College at Jacksonville) for 25 years before becoming the fourth president of Palm Beach State in 1997. … Continue reading AFC recognizes Gallon at Region V Conference

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