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!
Palm Beach State College held New Student Convocation at the Palm Beach Gardens and Lake Worth campuses today, continuing a series of celebrations being held across the College to formally welcome thousands of first-time students and mark the start of their academic journeys.
Dressed in academic regalia, faculty and staff greeted students and their families, creating a ceremonial experience similar to what students will get when they graduate. Students heard motivational remarks from various speakers, information on PBSC services and tips on how to succeed in college. … Continue reading Palm Beach State presents high-energy welcome for new students