Palm Beach State College alumnus Dr. Robert D. Matteson and his wife, Nancy, have donated $30,000 to the PBSC Foundation’s STEAM initiative to establish an endowed scholarship.
The scholarship is available to students majoring in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs. To be eligible, students must have financial need, be enrolled in nine or more credit hours and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Matteson, who graduated with an Associate in Arts degree in 1972, … Continue reading PBSC alumnus and wife donate $30,000 to STEAM initiative
Diving with tiger sharks off the coast of Mexico, exploring the coral reefs along Panama or painting sea creatures on the hull of a massive cruise ship. These are some of the ways Dr. Guy Harvey spends his days.
The marine biologist who gained international recognition for his paintings of sea creatures, spoke Wednesday at the Palm Beach State College Foundation’s sixth annual STEAM luncheon. He took the more than 500 attendees on a journey through his 32-year career. … Continue reading Harvey talks art, passion for sea life
The Palm Beach State College Foundation received a $100,000 donation from the Meyer and Bernice Kesner Foundation to support the College’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) initiative.
The Meyer and Bernice Kesner Foundation scholarship, which was given in honor of the late Palm Beach Gardens couple, will be a five-year scholarship open to students pursuing STEM careers.
Meyer taught continuing education classes in beginning level management at the College in 1980. He had a degree in management from Rutgers University. … Continue reading STEAM initiative receives $100,000 donation
Dr. Guy Harvey, a marine biologist who gained international recognition for his paintings of sea creatures, will be the keynote speaker for the Palm Beach State College Foundation 2018 STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) luncheon.
The affair, presented by Bank of America and chaired by South Florida businesswoman and philanthropist Yvonne Boice, is set for 11:30 a.m. Feb. 7 at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts Cohen Pavilion in West Palm Beach. Tickets are $150. … Continue reading Guy Harvey to headline PBSC STEAM luncheon
What is one key to success in life? According to Armando Christian Perez, better known as “Pitbull,” it’s to follow your own journey in life.
“I think that a lot of people always try to keep up with the Joneses as a way to benchmark their success and don’t follow their own journeys,” the Grammy award winner told the crowd of more than 650 at the Palm Beach State College Foundation’s 5th annual STEAM luncheon today. … Continue reading Pitbull encourages STEAM crowd to follow their own path
You might not know his songs by name, but chances are you’ve heard many.
Armando Christian Perez, professionally known as “Pitbull,” has collaborated on hit songs with stars like Jennifer Lopez, Usher, Christina Aguilera, Chris Brown, Ke$ha and Shakira.
The Grammy award winner has recorded hundreds of songs and sold more than 70 million singles, with No. 1 hits in more than 15 countries.
On Feb. 1, the Palm Beach State College Foundation will welcome him as the keynote speaker for the Foundation’s 2017 STEAM (Science, … Continue reading Mr. Worldwide to headline STEAM luncheon
Vincent Kneefel, an underwater photographer who after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010 went on a journey to document ocean species and the threats they face, will speak at Science Day at the Lake Worth campus March 16.
The topic of his talk, “Giants of the Caribbean,” also is the title of a book he authored following his exploration. He will speak from 11:30 a.m. to noon in Room 129 in the Natural Science Building. … Continue reading Underwater photographer to headline Science Day at Lake Worth March 16
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
American auto racing driver and spokeswoman Danica Patrick will be the keynote speaker at the Palm Beach State College Foundation’s 2016 STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) luncheon presented by Bank of America.
The affair will take place at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts’ Cohen Pavilion in West Palm Beach. Individual tickets are $165; a table of 10 is $1,600.
“We are thrilled to welcome Danica to Palm Beach State College,” said President Ava L. … Continue reading NASCAR driver Danica Patrick to headline PBSC STEAM luncheon
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