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Partnership to help underserved youth explore careers

Palm Beach State College Corporate and Continuing Education (CCE) department and Love, Hope & Healing, Inc., a nonprofit organization, have partnered to develop a five-week Career Exploration Summer Program.
The program will be for 20 underserved, underrepresented youth ages 15 and 16 from the Riviera Beach area and will be held Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon June 6 through July 11 (no class the week of July 4) on PBSC’s Lake Worth campus. … Continue reading Partnership to help underserved youth explore careers

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PBSC celebrates spring graduates with traditional fanfare

Palm Beach State College celebrated its more than 2,000 spring graduates at two commencement ceremonies May 12 and applauded their resilience in reaching the milestone despite unique challenges caused by the pandemic.
It was the first time since December 2019 that PBSC held commencement ceremonies with keynote speakers and traditional fanfare, including a performance by the PBSC drumline and singing of the College’s alma mater.
“For many of you it has taken two years to reach this milestone. … Continue reading PBSC celebrates spring graduates with traditional fanfare

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PBSC honors graduate receives Jack Kent Cooke scholarship

Tarruck Wheeler, a Palm Beach State College Dr. Floyd F. Koch Honors College graduate, is among 100 selected nationwide to receive the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s prestigious Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.

The highly competitive scholarship, which this year drew 1,200 applicants from 332 community colleges, provides students with up to $55,000 per year for up to three years to complete the upper division coursework for their bachelor’s degrees.
Wheeler is the College’s 2021-22 Student Trustee and will be graduating summa cum laude with an Associate in Arts degree on May 12. … Continue reading PBSC honors graduate receives Jack Kent Cooke scholarship

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Lox Groves students get career insight from local executives

A group of local business executives participated in a panel discussion at Palm Beach State College’s Loxahatchee Groves campus to give students insight into employment and internship opportunities in the information technology, accounting, business and construction fields.

Participants in the Executive Leaders Roundtable & Luncheon were Ken Romer, chief information officer for ITMS; Allen Gast, founder and president of Gast Construction Group, Inc.; Lynn Stockford, manager of Network Development, East Coast for Tampa General Hospital; Stuart Hack, … Continue reading Lox Groves students get career insight from local executives

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PBSC alumnus wins national research award

 Palm Beach State College alumnus Craig Tomlin has won another national award for research conducted during the height of the pandemic and while pursuing his Associate in Arts degree.
The aspiring psychologist is among only 20 winners selected in 10 categories by the Council on Undergraduate Research. CUR received over 2,600 abstract submissions from students at universities and colleges around the country vying to present at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research, … Continue reading PBSC alumnus wins national research award

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Lox Groves campus hosts STEAM Day as part of new partnership

Palm Beach State College’s Loxahatchee Groves campus hosted its inaugural STEAM Day as part of a new partnership with Loxahatchee Groves Elementary School to increase community engagement.
“This partnership is a great extension of the College’s long-standing collaboration with the Palm Beach County School District,” said Kimberly Lancaster, dean of the Loxahatchee Groves campus. “It will not only help the elementary school meet some of its STEAM goals, but it also helps expand awareness of the Lox Groves campus and our programs. … Continue reading Lox Groves campus hosts STEAM Day as part of new partnership

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Foley donates $25,000 to launch scholarship for PBSC Police Academy recruits

Former Congressman Mark Foley, a longtime public servant, has donated $25,000 to Palm Beach State College to launch a scholarship to help Police Academy recruits fund their training and to get more of them in the law enforcement pipeline.  
Foley, who attended then Palm Beach Community College and comes from a family line of law enforcement officers, said he is giving back in recognition of his father and grandfather who served at his hometown police department in Newton, … Continue reading Foley donates $25,000 to launch scholarship for PBSC Police Academy recruits

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Five PBSC students make All-Florida Academic Team

Five Palm Beach State College students have been named to the 2022 All-Florida Academic Team for their academic achievements, leadership and service to the community.
They are: Felipe Julio,  who served as president last year of the Alpha Delta Iota chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at the Boca Raton campus; Deenah Ilario and Cheyanne McComas from the Lake Worth campus and Nicole Aldrich and Vincent DiGiovanni from the Palm Beach Garden campus. … Continue reading Five PBSC students make All-Florida Academic Team

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Pratt & Whitney propels Engineering Technology students with all-in support

The Engineering Technology students at Palm Beach State College are developing high-demand skills for careers in advanced manufacturing, and Pratt & Whitney has taken notice.
A global leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, Pratt & Whitney has been supporting the Engineering Technology Associate in Science degree program through student scholarships, career mentoring, internships, lab equipment, guest lectures and expert feedback on curriculum.
Pratt & Whitney also provides networking opportunities. … Continue reading Pratt & Whitney propels Engineering Technology students with all-in support

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Palm Beach State College announces Money-Back Guarantee programs

Palm Beach State College has announced its Money-Back Guarantee programs.
Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Respiratory Care, Welding, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers (HVAC), Electrician and Welding were presented as the inaugural Money-Back Guarantee programs by PBSC President at the February Board of Trustees meeting in Belle Glade. Students who enroll and complete any of the Money-Back Guarantee programs and are not employed within six months after graduation, are now eligible to request a refund of their tuition. … Continue reading Palm Beach State College announces Money-Back Guarantee programs

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