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TRIO student team place first in national STEM competition

Four Palm Beach State College TRIO Student Support Services students won first place at the STEM Bridge Building National Competition in Atlanta on Saturday, April 26. The win marks their second consecutive victory.
The students, who are all first-year college students, are Nadleyrlande Francisque, Sophonie Simeon, Nadia Nobel and Esperancia Senneus.
Livia Aragon, one of the SSS advisors, made sure the students arrived with much enthusiasm and team building spirit.
They were invited to compete after placing first in the Regional Bridge Building competition at a Student Leadership Conference at the University of Florida in Tampa last year. … Continue reading TRIO student team place first in national STEM competition

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May 23 Public Safety Job Fair at PBSC to bring over 40 agencies to Lake Worth campus

Over 40 first responder employers from Aventura to Orlando, including police, corrections, fire rescue, EMS and 911 dispatch departments, will recruit at the Public Safety Job Fair, Thursday, May 23, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Palm Beach State College’s Elisabeth W. Erling Gymnasium on the Lake Worth campus, 4200 Congress Ave.
This free hiring event is open to the public, with priority entry from 9:30 – 10 a.m. for veterans and students with military or school ID. … Continue reading May 23 Public Safety Job Fair at PBSC to bring over 40 agencies to Lake Worth campus

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Mother/daughter duo cheer each other on to graduation

Danielle Lobo and her daughter Aaliyah (Leo) Lobo always had a close relationship. Nevertheless, thanks to similar desires, they were about to embark on a journey beyond their parent/child relationship.
Leo was dually enrolled at Seminole Ridge High School and the goalkeeper for the travel soccer team. Early in 2022, she suffered a complete tear of three different knee muscles, ending a 10-year soccer career. In her recovery, Leo took a deep dive into her academics. … Continue reading Mother/daughter duo cheer each other on to graduation

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Palm Beach State Invitational brings 600 first responders to Lake Worth

On May 2, Elizabeth Niedbalski waited in the 90-degree heat to compete in the Palm Beach State College Invitational on the Lake Worth campus. Her task: Hoist a 42-pound hose to the top of a five-story tower; drag a 160-pound steel beam across the parking lot using a mallet; negotiate a slalom obstacle course; then “rescue” a 165-pound mannequin by lifting and dragging it more than 100-feet. The catch? She had to do it in two minutes and all while wearing layers of heavy-duty protective gear, … Continue reading Palm Beach State Invitational brings 600 first responders to Lake Worth

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Embracing diversity and encouraging dreams: Dr. Peter Barbatis of PBSC champions support for all students

At Palm Beach State College, we believe in creating opportunities for every student and fostering an inclusive environment where dreams are nurtured and futures are built.
In a captivating conversation led by Elias Bustamante, ESPN content producer, and Deportes Radio host, Dr. Peter Barbatis, vice president of Student Services and Enrollment Management at PBSC, painted a vivid picture of the institution’s unwavering dedication to diversity and student success. PBSC, a beacon of inclusivity, has welcomed students from 150 different countries, … Continue reading Embracing diversity and encouraging dreams: Dr. Peter Barbatis of PBSC champions support for all students

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PBSC interior design students transform play therapy room at local nonprofit

The play therapy room at the Center for Family Services of Palm Beach County has now received an amazing makeover, thanks to the support of PBSC’s interior design students.
The center unveiled the newly designed therapeutic playroom during an open house event at the center on Thursday, April 25. The refurbished playroom is specially designed for use by children who have been subjected to abuse.
A group of nine Interior Design Technology program students started volunteering their time and skills in 2022 to redesign the center’s children’s playroom. … Continue reading PBSC interior design students transform play therapy room at local nonprofit

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PBSC students present undergraduate research at FAU symposium

Palm Beach State College students Kyla Torres and Lourdes Baldera were invited to present their undergraduate research project at Florida Atlantic University’s 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 5 in Boca Raton.
Under the guidance of PBSC professor Dr. Shivangi Prasad, Torres and Baldera presented an in-depth science literature review via posterboard on the Ecological and Human Health Impacts of Agrochemicals use in banana production.
“Being two of the only PBSC students at the symposium, … Continue reading PBSC students present undergraduate research at FAU symposium

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Florida Rep. John Snyder to be keynote speaker at PBSC’s spring commencement ceremony

Palm Beach State College will welcome Florida Rep. John Snyder as the keynote speaker during the College’s 2024 spring commencement ceremony at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, at Cacti Park (formerly the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches) in West Palm Beach.
During the ceremony, which will be livestreamed on PBSC’s website, PBSC will award degrees and certificates to more than 1,900 graduates including more than 950 graduates of the Associate in Arts degree program and more than 850 graduates of the Associate in Science, … Continue reading Florida Rep. John Snyder to be keynote speaker at PBSC’s spring commencement ceremony

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Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society students recognized at international conference

Palm Beach State College’s Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society students from the Alpha Delta Iota Chapter at the Boca Raton campus received international recognition at the PTK International Catalyst Convention held April 4-7 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention in Orlando for their efforts in their Honors in Action and College Project.
Through the Honors in Action project, PTK students combine research, problem-solving, and action-oriented service to address real-world challenges in our community. … Continue reading Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society students recognized at international conference

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PBSC’s Free Dentistry Day tackles pent-up demand

By 5:50 a.m., 35 people were in line, and by 6:50 a.m., all slots were taken at Palm Beach State College’s sixth annual Free Dentistry Day on April 17, its first since the pandemic. By 6 p.m., 10 volunteer dentists, aided by PBSC Dental Health students, had brought relief to 41 adults who otherwise could not afford treatment for their dental pain.
The no-cost treatment, provided at the Dental Assisting Clinic on the Lake Worth campus, … Continue reading PBSC’s Free Dentistry Day tackles pent-up demand

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