Palm Beach State College received a special proclamation recognizing its 90th anniversary from the City of Pahokee during a city council meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 26.
Accepting the honor on behalf of the College from the City of Pahokee Mayor Keith Babb was Executive Dean of the Belle Glade campus Dr. LaTanya McNeal. Joining her from the College was Associate Administrative Assistant Clarissa Verduzco and Associate Dean Andraes Alexander.
The proclamation talked about PBSC’s history, degrees, … Continue reading City of Pahokee recognizes PBCS’s 90th anniversary with a proclamation
Palm Beach State College commemorated the 22nd anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with more than 500 staff, students and members of community and military service organizations gathering at a College remembrance ceremony held outside the Public Safety Conference Center on the Lake Worth campus on Monday, Sept. 11.
The event, kicked off by Lake Worth campus Provost Barbara Cipriano who gave opening remarks, was open to the public and featured the Olympic Heights Community High School Color Guard, … Continue reading PBSC and the community gather to pay tribute to 9/11 victims
Palm Beach State College student Maria Rodriguez has won the Kravet Design of Distinction competition created through a partnership with PBSC’s Interior Design Department and Kravet, a leader in the trade home furnishings industry.
It allowed students in the Design Studio 2 spring course to research the Cascade Mountains community to create a home to be used as a family vacation home and part-time rental that included floor plans, window treatments, furniture and more as their final project. … Continue reading PBSC student Maria Rodriguez wins Kravet Design of Distinction competition
Two STEM student workshops will be held at Palm Beach State College for those interested in exploring careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math and learning about the resources available at PBSC from current PBSC students.
The workshops, which are free and open to the public, will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 12 in SC 114 on the Palm Beach Gardens campus and at the same time Sept. 14 in CE 119 at the Lake Worth campus. … Continue reading STEM student workshops to be held at PBSC Sept. 12 & 14
Palm Beach State College received a special proclamation recognizing its 90th anniversary from the City of Westlake during a city council meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 5.
Accepting the honor on behalf of the College from the City of Westlake Mayor JohnPaul O’Connor was Kimberly Lancaster, dean of academic affairs for the Loxahatchee Groves and Belle Glade campuses. Joining her from PBSC was Edward Willey, dean of health sciences; Cynedra Blake, student activities manager for the Loxahatchee Groves campus; … Continue reading City of Westlake recognizes PBSC’s 90th anniversary with a proclamtion
When Palm Beach State College alumnus John Charmant came to the United States in 2009 from Haiti, he couldn’t speak English and struggled adapting to the culture.
Today, thanks to the support and encouragement of some of his high school and PBSC professors, he is the proud author of “Luxers’ Multiverse: The Grand Design,” an English book published in 2018.
The book is set in the year 2090, where the traditional borders between countries have dissolved, … Continue reading PBSC professors inspire alumnus to publish first book
Susan Bond-Philo has been named Palm Beach State College’s women’s head golf coach. She will officially begin Sept. 1.
Bond-Philo, who is a 32-year member of the PGA of America, was chosen for the role after a national search. Over the next year, she will build the program and recruit players for the team that begins play in fall 2024.
“I am thrilled to have Susan join our team,” said PBSC Athletics Director John Scarpino. “She is exactly the type of person I was looking for to restart the women’s golf program. … Continue reading Bond-Philo named Palm Beach State College’s women’s head golf coach
Palm Beach State College received a special proclamation recognizing its 90th anniversary from The Village of Wellington during a village council meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 8.
Accepting the honor on behalf of the College from The Village of Wellington Mayor Anne Gerwig was PBSC President and Wellington resident Ava L. Parker, J.D. Joining her from PBSC was Chair of the District Board of Trustees Carolyn Williams and Dean of Academic Affairs at the Loxahatchee Groves campus and PBSC alumna Kimberly Lancaster. … Continue reading The Village of Wellington recognizes PBSC’s 90th anniversary with a proclamation
This fall, Palm Beach State College Dr. Floyd F. Koch Honors College student Angelina Rappa will be among the few selected students to attend Cornell University, one of the most prestigious Ivy League universities in the United States.
She applied while attending Palm Beach State, which she believes was instrumental to her getting accepted.
“After high school, I was pretty unprepared for college,” said Rappa, who graduated from Ponte Vedra High School in Ponte Vedra Beach, … Continue reading PBSC helps Angelina Rappa reach her dream of attending an Ivy League school
In 2002, Palm Beach State College Dr. Floyd F. Koch Honors College and first-generation college student, Daniel Gil-Sanchez crossed the border of Mexico.
At the time, he was still in the womb of his mother, who was leaving the country for a better life in the U.S.
At 20, Gil-Sanchez is now living that better life his mom dreamed for him, which now includes serving as PBSC’s new student trustee for the 2023-24 academic year.
Chosen for the role out of 10 candidates who interviewed for the position, … Continue reading Lox Groves leader selected as student trustee