Palm Beach State College held New Student Convocation this week at each of its four campuses to officially welcome students to their academic careers. This marked the first year that the events were held during the first week of class.
“By holding Convocation earlier, students have the opportunity to experience a sense of engagement at the very beginning of their college career,” said Dr. Peter Barbatis, vice president of student services and enrollment management. “This engagement with the College, … Continue reading It’s official: You are now a college student!
Two Palm Beach State College professors started the 2014-2015 academic year on a high note after being named the winners of the Stewart Distinguished Teaching Award for their innovative work to engage students in their classes.
Christopher Schmersahl, who teaches English in Belle Glade, and Mike Sfiropoulos, who teaches developmental English at the Lake Worth campus, were announced the 2014 winners during Convocation Aug. 20 where PBSC leaders officially welcomed faculty and staff to the new academic year. … Continue reading Professors Schmersahl and Sfiropoulos honored for innovative teaching