Palm Beach State College faculty have embarked on the challenge to incorporate artificial intelligence content into every area of study to prepare all PBSC students for an AI future.
The “AI Across the Curriculum” collaborative initiative between Palm Beach State and the University of Florida completed its first phase on May 25. The two-week immersive training, held at the Palm Beach Gardens campus, brought together 22 PBSC faculty members from five academic disciplines with UF experts to learn AI fundamentals, … Continue reading PBSC faculty prepare to teach artificial intelligence across the curriculum →
The Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence hosted its 2023 Summer Institute on the Lake Worth campus May 10-12.
Sponsored by PBSC’s Title V grant and the National Science Foundation STEM Articulation and Transfer Collaborative grant, this third annual event, and first in-person, provided a unique opportunity for PBSC faculty—adjuncts and full-time from a variety of disciplines—to come together with faculty coaches to take a deep dive into curriculum and assessment design with a focus on improving student retention, … Continue reading Summer Institute brings faculty learners together →
The National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security have named Palm Beach State College a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense through 2027. The CAE Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) designation is awarded to regionally accredited academic institutions that offer quality cybersecurity-related degrees and/or certificates and meet rigorous requirements to prepare students for the nation’s cybersecurity workforce.
“Earning the CAE-CD designation is a tremendous honor for PBSC and a validation of our faculty’s hard work and dedication,” said Don Gladney, … Continue reading PBSC named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense →
Every year more than one million 911 calls are answered by public safety telecommunicators in Palm Beach County, and Palm Beach State College has been training these “heroes behind the headsets” for a decade.
The county’s leader in public safety education, Palm Beach State established the Public Safety Telecommunications Career Certificate Program in 2012 in response to Florida becoming one of the first states to require certification for 911 dispatchers. It is still the only state college program of its kind south of Brevard County. … Continue reading 911 dispatch program celebrates 10 years and new simulation lab →
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 →
Five Palm Beach State College students are hoping to improve the lives of others as they become the first to graduate from the bachelor’s degree program in Human Services.
Each one has overcome great challenges ranging from addiction and depression to abuse and bullying and now have a deep desire to help others in similar situations.
“One of the best parts of my job is watching people transform into the next version of themselves,” said Dr. … Continue reading PBSC celebrates first graduates of the Human Services bachelor’s program →
Palm Beach State College graduate Isabella Donadio Pizzolato has been accepted into a scientific research program at Florida Atlantic University, and she credits a chemistry initiative launched at PBSC this summer with helping her make the leap.
Instead of relaxing on the beach or doing other things, Pizzolato enrolled in Basic Chemistry Application and Research Training, a six-week program on the Boca Raton campus. Guided by PBSC science department specialists Kat Huang and Meaghan Janiak, she learned how to extract caffeine from green tea and make soap as part of projects to hone her research skills. … Continue reading Summer chemistry program at PBSC leads to new opportunity for aspiring doctor →
Two Palm Beach State College students received an Emerging Researcher Award from Psi Beta, a national honor society in psychology, and now their research article has been chosen for publication this fall in the inaugural edition of a peer–reviewed journal.
Craig Tomlin and Rivkah Estrin were among only four selected nationwide for the newly created award open to community college students. The award, which came with a small monetary gift, stems from research that Tomlin and Estrin conducted with a third student, … Continue reading PBSC psychology students win Psi Beta Emerging Researcher Award →
New degree and certificate programs in construction and the health sciences are slated to begin this fall term at Palm Beach State College to meet industry hiring demands. Classes begin August 23.
With the Building Construction Management Associate in Science degree and related certificate, Palm Beach State aims to bring much-needed new talent into the growing construction industry to replenish its rapidly aging workforce. In the health sciences, the A.S. degree and certificate programs in Health Services Management, … Continue reading PBSC launches construction and health science programs to meet industry demands →
Five Palm Beach State College students have been named to the 2021 All-Florida Academic Team for their educational achievements, leadership and service to the community.
They are Raphael Gutierrez, president of the Lake Worth campus Student Government Association; Bernard Harrigan, chief of staff of the SGA on the Palm Beach Gardens campus and vice president of the Community Earth Club; Laura Sandoval Ulloa, an interior design student on the Palm Beach Gardens campus, and Boca Raton campus students Shira Yarimi and Tianhao Zhang. … Continue reading All-Florida Academic Team includes five PBSC students →