As family and friends prepare to memorialize Countess Henrietta de Hoernle Aug. 6, Palm Beach State College also is remembering the noted philanthropist for her generosity.
De Hoernle, who has four buildings and an endowed scholarship at PBSC named in her honor, died in hospice care in Boca Raton July 22. She was 103.
According to her obituary, de Hoernle was born in the German Black Forest town of Karlsruhe to musician parents and came to America in 1931 to live with her grandparents in the Jackson Heights neighborhood of Queens in New York. … Continue reading Remembering Countess de Hoernle whose legacy lives on at PBSC
Stephen Gibson, the poet and English professor who taught at Palm Beach State College’s Belle Glade campus for 32 years before his retirement last year, has won the 2017 Miller Williams Poetry Prize, judged by former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins.
Gibson won for his book Self-Portrait in a Door-Length Mirror. A winner of many awards, including the Donald Justice Poetry Prize in 2014, Gibson’s previous poetry collections include The Garden of Earthly Delights of Ghazals, … Continue reading Stephen Gibson named 2017 Miller Williams Poetry Prize winner
Michael Latimer, M.S.R.S., R.T.(R), associate professor of medical imaging in Palm Beach State College’s Radiography program, has been installed as president of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists, the world’s largest radiologic science association.
Latimer will serve one term as president and one term as chairman of ASRT’s board of directors. His presidential term began in late June, after the conclusion of the 2016 ASRT Annual Governance and House of Delegates Meeting in Las Vegas. … Continue reading Latimer to lead world’s largest radiologic science association
The American Association of University Women – Florida will host a weeklong residential Tech Trek camp June 12-18 at Palm Beach State College’s Boca Raton campus and Florida Atlantic University for 60 of Florida’s rising eighth-grade girls.
The camp is uniquely designed to engage girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) activities that build their skills and interest in pursuing STEM careers. A longtime leader on issues related to women and girls in STEM, … Continue reading AAUW Florida to host girls STEM camp at Palm Beach State and FAU
Palm Beach State College’s Corporate and Continuing Education department has received the “Most Notable Newcomer Award” from the Society for Human Resource Management for successfully launching the international organization’s exam preparation programs locally for HR professionals pursuing certification.
PBSC, the sole provider of the SHRM certification exam preparation programs in Palm Beach County and one of 17 in Florida, was the only educational partner institution to receive such award. SHRM, the world’s largest HR professional society, … Continue reading Palm Beach State’s CCE department receives international award
Palm Beach State College conferred more than 2,400 degrees and certificates during two commencement ceremonies Monday at the Palm Beach County Convention Center.
Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater delivered the keynote address at the morning commencement ceremony for graduates of the Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, Bachelor of Applied Science and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree programs along with the certificate programs. State Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, was the keynote speaker at the afternoon ceremony for the 1,440 Associate in Arts degree graduates who comprise nearly 60 percent of the graduating class. … Continue reading PBSC confers more than 2,400 degrees
Job seekers should mark their calendars for the Florida Manufacturing Career Fair, Wednesday, May 11 from 9 a.m. to noon at Palm Beach State College’s Public Safety Conference Center on the Lake Worth campus, 4200 Congress Ave.
The career fair is free and open to the public. Veterans with ID may enter the fair early, from 8:30 to 9 a.m.
Attendees are encouraged to register in advance at the EmployFlorida Marketplace for express entry into the event and to bring copies of their resume. … Continue reading Florida Manufacturing Career Fair set for May 11
The Palm Beach State College chapter of the Association of Florida Colleges is holding its annual book sale at two campuses this year with prices starting at 50 cents.
The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 11 in the Rubenstein Pavilion at the Palm Beach Gardens campus, 3160 PGA Blvd. and April 11-13 at the Lake Worth campus, 4200 Congress Ave. In the past, the event was held only at the Lake Worth campus, … Continue reading Get bargain prices at the annual book sale at Palm Beach State
Seven Palm Beach State College students earned “Distinguished Delegation” recognition for their overall team performance representing the African country of Rwanda at the National Model United Nations Conference in New York.
The NMUN Conference, sponsored by the nonprofit National Collegiate Conference Association, is the largest of its kind in the world. Over 2,500 students from 160 colleges and universities attended March 20-24, and more than half of them traveled from outside of the United States. … Continue reading PBSC students shine at National Model United Nations Conference
Palm Beach State College has captured a 2015 Paragon Award from the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations. NCMPR selected PBSC program brochures for its Silver award in the Brochure Series category at its national conference in St. Louis this month. The annual Paragon Awards recognize outstanding achievements in communications at community and technical colleges and is the only national competition of its kind.
PBSC’s winning brochure series was created by the College Relations and Marketing department and included the Business, … Continue reading Palm Beach State wins national marketing award