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PBSC students shine at National Model United Nations Conference

Seven Palm Beach State College students earned “Distinguished Delegation” recognition for their overall team performance representing the African country of Rwanda at the National Model United Nations Conference in New York.
The NMUN Conference, sponsored by the nonprofit National Collegiate Conference Association, is the largest of its kind in the world. Over 2,500 students from 160 colleges and universities attended March 20-24, and more than half of them traveled from outside of the United States. … Continue reading PBSC students shine at National Model United Nations Conference

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Palm Beach State honors legacy of civil rights leader

Palm Beach State College held its 16th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast at the Lake Worth campus Jan. 15.
Dr. Lillie W. McCain, a retired professor from Mott Community College in Michigan, was the keynote speaker for the celebration themed “Education. Empowerment. Equality.” McCain, who grew up on a farm in Teoc, Miss., displayed a cotton stalk and wore a 9-foot cotton sack as a visual illustration of growing up picking cotton.  She discussed the importance of education and the need for individuals to address stereotypes and prejudices in order for the country to fulfill King’s dream that his “four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, … Continue reading Palm Beach State honors legacy of civil rights leader

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Palm Beach State to honor four at 16th annual King celebration Jan. 15

Palm Beach State College will honor an organization and three individuals for their leadership and service during the 16th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast Jan. 15.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award recipients are: Dr. Delsa Bush, a PBSC alumna and retired West Palm Beach police chief; PBSC student David Cruz, who serves as vice president of the Student Government Association on the Palm Beach Gardens campus; Denny Abbott, author of “They Had No Voice; … Continue reading Palm Beach State to honor four at 16th annual King celebration Jan. 15

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