Palm Beach State College is once again among the top 150 community colleges in the nation eligible to compete for the coveted 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.
The $1 million Aspen Prize is the signature recognition of high achievement in America’s community colleges. Using publicly available data on student outcomes, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program chose the top 150 community colleges from nearly 1,000 public two-year colleges. PBSC has been on the list each year since the award began in 2011. … Continue reading PBSC among Aspen Prize top community colleges
Professors Kanathy Haney and Sandra DeMauro, two of Palm Beach State College’s newest faculty members, are this year’s winners of the Stewart Distinguished Teaching Award.
The recipients were announced during Convocation Aug. 21 where President Ava L. Parker and other College leaders welcomed faculty and staff for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Stewart Distinguished Teaching Award is the highest award presented by the College to faculty. It recognizes faculty and program instructors who use interactive learning to promote student engagement, … Continue reading Haney and DeMauro win Stewart Award
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges has approved Palm Beach State College’s plans to provide its educational offerings at the Loxahatchee Groves campus.
The SACS approval is for five years —until 2020 — when Palm Beach State will undergo its next institutional re-accreditation process.
“This approval acknowledges that we meet standards of academic quality,’’ said Dr. Roger Yohe, PBSC vice president of academic affairs. “We want to have quality programs, … Continue reading Loxahatchee Groves campus gets SACS approval
Palm Beach State College will hold a transition workshop Sept. 14 for ITT Technical Institute students who want to explore their options for continuing their education.
The event will be held at 6 p.m. in the Technology Center, Room 104, on the Lake Worth campus, 4200 Congress Ave. Admissions, financial aid and career counseling staff will be on hand to assist students. Students should bring a copy of their unofficial transcript, driver license, voter registration card and vehicle registration. … Continue reading PBSC to hold transition workshop for ITT Tech students
Dr. Roger L. Yohe, who has nearly three decades of administrative and teaching experience at Arizona community colleges, has joined Palm Beach State College as the new vice president for academic affairs.
The Iowa native comes to PBSC from Mesa Community College, the largest of the 10 colleges governed by the Maricopa Community College District, where he was interim vice president of academic affairs for the last year. Prior to then, he served as Mesa Community College’s dean of innovative learning for five years, … Continue reading New VP of academic affairs to zoom in on graduation rates