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PBSC Foundation raises $90,000 at annual Golf Classic

The Palm Beach State College Foundation’s annual Golf Classic raised $90,000 for the College’s STEAM initiative.
The funds will go toward STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) student scholarships and program enhancements to impact the projected shortage of local, skilled professionals in these fields.
Twenty-seven golf foursomes played in the tournament held on April 29 at BallenIsles Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens. The team of Jesse Lee, Jerry Springer, Mitch Crissman and Richard Browning took first place with a score of 55. … Continue reading PBSC Foundation raises $90,000 at annual Golf Classic

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‘Be the best you can be,’ says Patrick during PBSC’s STEAM luncheon

A crowd of more than 500 attended Palm Beach State College Foundation’s fourth annual STEAM luncheon today at the Kravis Center for Performing Arts. The luncheon featured NASCAR driver Danica Patrick, the first woman speaker for the event.
The event raised money for the Foundation’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) initiative to help prepare students for the high-paying, high-demand positions immediately available in these industries.
Before Patrick’s remarks, Yvonne Boice, event chair, … Continue reading ‘Be the best you can be,’ says Patrick during PBSC’s STEAM luncheon

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PBSC spearheads STEAM initiative for kids

The Palm Beach State College Foundation received $200,000 of a $420,000 PNC Foundation Grow Up Great STEAM grant today during a ceremony at the Village Academy Elementary School in Delray Beach.
The gift will be used over the next two years to create a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math initiative through the College’s Institute of Excellence in Early Care and Education.
The grant also includes the School District of Palm Beach County, the School District of Broward County, … Continue reading PBSC spearheads STEAM initiative for kids

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Support PBSC students by purchasing advance fair tickets

Each January, over a half a million visitors enjoy 17 fun-filled days at the annual South Florida Fair. This year, you can not only experience all the fair has to offer but also support students at the same time.
The Palm Beach State College Foundation has partnered with the fair to offer advance discounted admission tickets beginning today through Jan. 14, 2016. Each time an individual buys a ticket, a portion of the proceeds will go to support PBSC student scholarships. … Continue reading Support PBSC students by purchasing advance fair tickets

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Gene Haas Foundation donates $20,000 for student scholarships in machining

The Palm Beach State College Foundation has been given $20,000 from the Gene Haas Foundation for scholarships that will go to students in the College’s Machining Technology Program.
“Machining is at the core of manufacturing, which is vital to the economy,” said Richard Reeder, PBSC associate dean of trade and industry. “If you look at any manufactured item, a machinist probably had his or her hand in it somewhere. The Gene Haas Foundation not only recognizes just how important machinists are today but also how important machining education is, … Continue reading Gene Haas Foundation donates $20,000 for student scholarships in machining

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Palm Beach State College Foundation receives $25,000 from the Rotary Club of Boca Raton to support students

The Palm Beach State College Foundation has received $25,000 from the Rotary Club of Boca Raton for student scholarships.
“We are very passionate about supporting students in their academic goals,” said Spencer Siegel, president of the club. “We not only desire to help them financially but we also guide them through our mentorship program. These students are smart and very motivated and oftentimes have very little guidance as to what to do in life. We believe even the smallest push in the right direction from someone who is not their mom or dad can mean the world in terms of their success in life.”
The scholarships will be given to students who are: members of the Rotaract Club at Palm Beach State’s Boca Raton campus, … Continue reading Palm Beach State College Foundation receives $25,000 from the Rotary Club of Boca Raton to support students

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Palm Beach State College Foundation welcomes new officers

The Palm Beach State College Foundation board of directors has elected new officers who will serve a two-year term.
George Gentile, senior partner at Gentile, Glas, Holloway, O’Mahoney & Associates, Inc. was chosen as chair. Ricky Wade, franchisee of B’ing the Best, Inc./McDonald’s, is vice chair. William Greenman, Jr., senior portfolio manager and team leader at BNY Mellon, is treasurer and Trish Lowry secretary. Noel Guillama, CEO of Guillama, Inc., is the immediate past chair. The officers were elected May 19. … Continue reading Palm Beach State College Foundation welcomes new officers

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PBSC Golf Classic raises $136,000 for student scholarships

The Palm Beach State College Foundation raised $136,000 for student scholarships from its recent annual Golf Classic. The event drew 140 players, the highest number to date.
The tournament, the Foundation’s premier fundraising event, benefits the Foundation’s STEAM initiative to impact the projected shortage of local, skilled professionals in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) fields.
The Classic took place for the third year on the Mirasol Country Club’s Sunset Course, designed by golf legends Tom Fazio and Arthur Hills. … Continue reading PBSC Golf Classic raises $136,000 for student scholarships

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PBSC annual golf tournament features contests, prizes and more May 1

The Palm Beach College Foundation calls all who love the game of golf to come out and play and help drive the STEAM initiative at the annual Golf Classic at The Country Club at Mirasol in Palm Beach Gardens on Friday, May 1.
The tournament, the Foundation’s premier corporate fundraising event, supports programs to help meet the growing need for local, skilled professionals in science, technology, engineering, arts and math.
“I would encourage business leaders to get involved with Palm Beach State College,” said Andy Sakalian, … Continue reading PBSC annual golf tournament features contests, prizes and more May 1

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‘Master of the Universe’ Neil deGrasse Tyson to headline PBSC STEAM event

World-renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will headline the Palm Beach State College Foundation’s annual STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) Initiative event, presented by Bank of America. The luncheon will take place at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts’ Cohen Pavilion in West Palm Beach.
“Neil deGrasse Tyson is a wildly popular speaker who has helped to make science relatable and accessible to the masses,” said Suellen Mann, … Continue reading ‘Master of the Universe’ Neil deGrasse Tyson to headline PBSC STEAM event

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