Palm Beach State College received a special proclamation recognizing its 90th anniversary from the town of Palm Beach Shores during a town council meeting May 22.
Accepting the honor on behalf of the College from Mayor Alan Fiers was Provost of the Palm Beach Gardens campus Dr. Tracy Pellett. Joining him was Susan Del Portal, external affairs manager; Ken Badaracco, interim assistant dean of student services; and Jyrece McClendon, dean of academic affairs.
The proclamation, which was read aloud by town attorney Keith Davis, … Continue reading Palm Beach Shores recognizes PBSC’s 90th anniversary year with proclamation →
Palm Beach State College received the Business of the Year award during its 90th anniversary from the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce during its Business Awards Luncheon May 19 at Boca West Country Club.
More than 300 people including local mayors, council members, county commissioners, and state representatives gathered for the celebration which also honored Business Leader of the Year Paul Adkins, chairman and CEO of Florida Peninsula Insurance Company, and the Small Business Leaders of the Year Jon & … Continue reading PBSC named Business of the Year by the Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce →
Ava L. Parker, J.D. has received the Ed Tancer Community Leader of the Year Award from the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce. She was one of six distinguished nominees for the award.
It was presented on May 11 at the Pelican Club in Jupiter, Fla. by George Gentile, the founder and senior partner of 2GHO and the 2022 Ed Tancer Community Leader.
“President Parker has shown tremendous commitment to the community of Palm Beach North,” said CEO and President Noel Martinez. … Continue reading Parker receives leadership award from the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce →
Palm Beach State College held a groundbreaking ceremony May 16 for its high-tech $50 million Dental & Medical Services Technology Building on its Loxahatchee Groves campus.
Construction will begin next month on the four-story, 83,500-square-foot building, which will be part of the Frank DiMino Center for Medical Innovation and include a fully equipped dental clinic, a surgical technology suite, and science labs that incorporate cutting-edge equipment and technology for students pursuing careers as dental hygienists, … Continue reading Palm Beach State College breaks ground on new high-tech dental and medical building on its Loxahatchee Groves campus →
Palm Beach State College received a special proclamation recognizing its 90th anniversary from the city of West Palm Beach May 15.
Accepting the honor on behalf of the College from Mayor Keith James was Provost of the Lake Worth campus Barbara Cipriano. Joining her was Susan Del Portal, external affairs manager; Matthew Lenihan, business and community relations director; David Rutherford, chief executive officer of the Foundation for PBSC; Ana Thomas, corporate partnerships director; Deborah Gordon, corporate and continuing education director; … Continue reading West Palm Beach recognizes PBSC’s 90th anniversary year with proclamation →
With the goal of developing a local talent pool for local employers, the City of Boynton Beach, Palm Beach State College, and CareerSource Palm Beach County are partnering to provide college credit certificate programs for City of Boynton Beach residents. The Workforce Readiness Initiative will help those who are unemployed, underemployed, or simply looking for a career change, to gain the in-demand skills that meet the City’s specific employment needs.
City of Boynton Beach Mayor Ty Penserga announced the launch of the initiative at his City Hall Social on April 27. … Continue reading PBSC, City of Boynton Beach and CareerSource partner for workforce initiative →
Three new Smith & Moore Family Teen Center members will start their higher education journey at Palm Beach State College as recipients of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County-Belle Glade Teen Center Scholarship.
The students, Anny Hails, DeQuan Holly and Madison Freeman, were announced during a recent luncheon at the center in Belle Glade. They will each receive up to $1,500 per semester to cover costs to pursue an associate degree or career certificate at PBSC. … Continue reading Glades, Boys & Girls Clubs and PBSC community celebrate as new Smith & Moore Family Teen Center members set to begin at PBSC →
Palm Beach State College, Florida’s first public community college, is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year.
To mark the College’s historic milestone, the City of Boynton Beach presented a special proclamation during its City Hall Social April 27 to PBSC President Ava L. Parker, J.D., and Van Williams, provost and dean of student services for PBSC’s Boca Raton campus.
The proclamation was read aloud by Boynton Beach Mayor Ty Penserga, and City of Boynton Beach Commissioner Woodrow L. … Continue reading City of Boynton Beach recognizes PBSC’s 90th anniversary year with proclamation →
By Angela Harrington
Palm Beach State College surprised Alexiou Gibson, the keynote speaker at PBSC’s Spring 2023 Commencement, with an honorary Bachelor of Applied Science degree presented at the ceremony. Gibson, a PBSC alumnus who founded The Transformation Factory, a multimillion-dollar Palm Beach County-based business, said he was overcome with emotion by the “recognition of his achievements with an honorary degree.”
“It was a great surprise,” said Gibson after being awarded an honorary B.A.S. degree in Supervision and Management–Entrepreneurship at PBSC’s commencement ceremony held at The Ball Park of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach on Tuesday, … Continue reading PBSC commencement speaker and founder of multimillion-dollar Florida company awarded an honorary degree →
PBSC alumnus Alexiou Gibson, CEO and president of The Transformation Factory, who struck a $600K deal on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” inspired the crowd of more than 8,000 as he gave the keynote speech during Palm Beach State College’s 2023 spring commencement ceremony held for the first time at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches May 9 in West Palm Beach.
During the ceremony, Gibson, who received an honorary Bachelor of Science degree from PBSC President Ava. … Continue reading Determination is the key to success says ‘Shark Tank’ winner at PBSC’s commencement ceremony →