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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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PBSC to host South Florida’s biggest, action-packed competition for first responders

Think of it as the Olympics for first responders. At the Palm Beach State College Invitational, Monday, April 29, through Saturday, May 4, more than 50 teams of 400 professional firefighters and paramedics from Tallahassee to Miami as well as Canada will battle it out to see who can best solve complex rescue challenges—and the public is welcome to come and watch.
This second annual invitational will be held at the Lake Worth campus of Palm Beach State College, … Continue reading PBSC to host South Florida’s biggest, action-packed competition for first responders

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A strong skill set, grit and optimism are key to entrepreneurship, says GaryVee during PBSC’s STEAM Luncheon

One of the leading global minds on innovation and technology Gary Vaynerchuk, or “GaryVee” as he is known to his 44 million social media followers, spoke to a crowd of more than 500 as the keynote speaker at Palm Beach State College’s Yvonne S. Boice STEAM Luncheon presented by Bank of America on Tuesday, April 16, at the Kravis Center for Performing Arts Cohen Pavilion in West Palm Beach.
The annual luncheon honored the philanthropic legacy of the College’s late friend, … Continue reading A strong skill set, grit and optimism are key to entrepreneurship, says GaryVee during PBSC’s STEAM Luncheon

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The Foundation for Palm Beach State College awards $25,000 scholarship to local hero

Palm Beach State College presented certified nursing assistant Jermya Adams, 23, a full scholarship for $25,000 at the College’s Yvonne S. Boice STEAM Luncheon on April 16 at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts Cohen Pavilion. The annual event aims to increase scholarships, business partnerships and internship opportunities to support students pursuing science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics fields.
Adams was selected after she saved the life of a local toddler. On April 10, … Continue reading The Foundation for Palm Beach State College awards $25,000 scholarship to local hero

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Palm Beach State College team creates award winning site to enhance microbiology education through FAU competition

Palm Beach State College students Jean Elysee Dorsainville and Jonathan “Jonah” Guarnizo, and professors Stefania Volpe and Dr. Nirthieca Suthakaran, were the winners of the PBSC track of Florida Atlantic University’s Wave Program.
The program is an applied research and entrepreneurial competition that challenges students to develop projects that solve real-world problems.  This is the second year that PBSC students have participated in the competition, which allows PBSC students to connect with FAU resources and networks. … Continue reading Palm Beach State College team creates award winning site to enhance microbiology education through FAU competition

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PBSC students to participate in Norton Museum’s College Night April 12

Palm Beach State College and Palm Beach Atlantic University students will be participating in the Norton Museum of Art’s College Night from 5 to 10 p.m. April 12 in West Palm Beach, 1450 S. Dixie Hwy.
The event, titled “Art After Dark: Celebrating College Student Creativity,” will feature hands-on workshops, live performances, poetry and storytelling, a dance session and more.
PBSC fine art students will participate in the Vendor’s Market and lead 15-minute Spotlight Tours on specific pieces in Norton’s collection. … Continue reading PBSC students to participate in Norton Museum’s College Night April 12

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PBSC Early Admission student awarded Presidential Honors College Scholarship

Palm Beach State College had the honor of presenting its Presidential Honors College Scholarship, a two-year scholarship worth $6,000 per academic year, to Elena Tomasas Flores during a scholarship ceremony hosted by The Scholastic Achievement Foundation of Palm Beach County at The Breakers Hotel on Tuesday, April 2.
The event was attended by The School District of Palm Beach County Superintendent Michael Burke and several high school principals, who recognized the outstanding achievements of their students. … Continue reading PBSC Early Admission student awarded Presidential Honors College Scholarship

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Building the future of skilled trades through innovation and inclusion

In a recent interview with ESPN Deportes Radio, Dr. Eligio Márquez Veray, the district associate dean for Trade & Industry at Palm Beach State College, shared insights into how the college is addressing the critical shortage of skilled workers in construction and related fields. As the nation grapples with the looming crisis of a dwindling workforce in the trades, PBSC stands at the forefront of innovation and education, preparing a new generation to build America’s future. … Continue reading Building the future of skilled trades through innovation and inclusion

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April 9 career fair to bring over 40 employers to PBSC’s Lake Worth campus

Employers continue to face tough challenges in finding enough qualified workers to fill open jobs. Consequently, over 40 employers will recruit at the Spring 2024 Career Fair sponsored by Palm Beach State College and CareerSource Palm Beach County on Tuesday, April 9, from Noon to 4 p.m. at the Public Safety Conference Center, Room PSD 108, on PBSC’s Lake Worth campus, 4200 Congress Ave.
The career fair is free and open to the public. Private and public sector employers from various industries will look to fill both full- and part-time positions and internships. … Continue reading April 9 career fair to bring over 40 employers to PBSC’s Lake Worth campus

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