Tag: Boca Raton campus

More than 70 employers to recruit at two PBSC job fairs

Job seekers will find themselves in demand at job fairs on Palm Beach State College’s Boca Raton and Palm Beach Gardens campuses Oct. 26 and 27. More than 70 employers combined will exhibit at the Job Fair & University Transfer Day events, which are free and open to the public.
Wednesday, Oct. 26
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Boca Raton campus
Humanities & Technology Building, Room HT 103

More than 20 employers will recruit on the Boca Raton campus, … Continue reading More than 70 employers to recruit at two PBSC job fairs

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AAUW Florida to host girls STEM camp at Palm Beach State and FAU

The American Association of University Women – Florida will host a weeklong residential Tech Trek camp June 12-18 at Palm Beach State College’s Boca Raton campus and Florida Atlantic University for 60 of Florida’s rising eighth-grade girls.
The camp is uniquely designed to engage girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) activities that build their skills and interest in pursuing STEM careers. A longtime leader on issues related to women and girls in STEM, … Continue reading AAUW Florida to host girls STEM camp at Palm Beach State and FAU

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“College is Possible” set for April 16 at PBSC Boca Raton campus

Palm Beach State College is hosting a free seminar April 16 for high school seniors who still need help getting on the path to college and juniors who want to get a head start on their higher education planning.
“College is Possible” will be held in the Humanities and Technology building, room 103, at the Boca Raton campus located at 801 Palm Beach State College Drive. Check in, tours and a free continental breakfast will be held from 9 to 10 a.m.  … Continue reading “College is Possible” set for April 16 at PBSC Boca Raton campus

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Spanish Language Celebration explores history, present-day topics

The Sixth Annual Spanish Language Celebration will be held over three days at Palm Beach State College this month with events set for the Palm Beach Gardens and Boca Raton campuses.
Themed “The Paradox of Language and Culture: Persistence and Evolution” a daylong celebration will be held at the Boca Raton campus March 19, followed by a two-day celebration at the Palm Beach Gardens campus March 24-25.
The event covers a wide range of topics, including “Latin America and the Economy of South Florida,” “President Obama’s Immigration Plan – Myth, … Continue reading Spanish Language Celebration explores history, present-day topics

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Homegrown talent: New academic dean took her first college classes at PBSC

Dr. Tunjarnika Coleman-Ferrell, who was first introduced to Palm Beach State College as a student participant in a summer program more than two decades ago, has been named dean of academic affairs at the Boca Raton campus.
She was promoted to the position after serving four years as associate dean for science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) and computer science. Prior to that, she served as a department chair for six years, overseeing health sciences, physical education, … Continue reading Homegrown talent: New academic dean took her first college classes at PBSC

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Patel selected Educator of the Year by architecture organization

Palm Beach State College Professor Dharmesh Patel has been selected Educator of the Year by the Palm Beach County Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Patel was chosen for his innovative initiatives to give students real-world experiences and connect them to local architects. He will be recognized during the AIA Palm Beach Design & Honor Awards Banquet tonight at Benvenuto Restaurant in Boynton Beach.
“It’s very gratifying,’’ said Patel who taught part-time at PBSC for two years before becoming a full-time architecture professor in 2009. … Continue reading Patel selected Educator of the Year by architecture organization

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Palm Beach State celebrates veterans with breakfast

On the eve of the nation’s celebration of veterans, Palm Beach State College paused to acknowledge its own students and employees who have served in the armed forces.
The College held a free breakfast celebration at the Lake Worth, Belle Glade and Palm Beach Gardens campuses today in support of the 600 veterans enrolled this semester and dozens of others who work at the College.
“I think this event is great, and you get to mingle with other veterans,’’ said Sgt. … Continue reading Palm Beach State celebrates veterans with breakfast

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Palm Beach State architecture students can do!

Stacking and shaping 2,500 cans of red and black beans, tuna and bottled water into a replica of the United States and two of the nation’s most famous bridges was no small feat, but Palm Beach State College architecture students came out on top.
Their design for the Palm Beach County Food Bank  “Canstruction” event won a “Best Meal” award and tied with another team for the “Most Needed Food Items” award.
Using the theme “From Sea to Shining Sea,” seven teams participated in the contest and charitable event benefiting the Palm Beach County Food Bank. … Continue reading Palm Beach State architecture students can do!

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Last minute tax filer? Professor Stuart-Tuggle offers tips

With the April 15 deadline looming, many taxpayers may be rushing to file their federal income tax returns to avoid a penalty.
Professor Gracelyn Stuart-Tuggle, a certified public accountant who has been teaching accounting at Palm Beach State College for 25 years, shared some important changes for 2013 and tips.
“A lot of people don’t know that if you don’t owe, you don’t have to file by the 15th, and you don’t have to file for an extension. … Continue reading Last minute tax filer? Professor Stuart-Tuggle offers tips

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Science professor helped pioneer online learning | Carolyn Allen

From Contact magazine, Spring 2014

Through her nearly 20 years of teaching, Palm Beach State Professor Carolyn Allen has successfully merged two of her passions to teach and inspire students – microbiology and technology.
She was the first professor to teach an online class at the College in the mid-1990s, and since then she has incorporated an online component into all of her microbiology classes, even the labs that are taught face-to-face. … Continue reading Science professor helped pioneer online learning | Carolyn Allen

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