An art exhibit showcasing the attributes of the Glades is on display at Palm Beach State College’s Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center.
Titled “Outside the Box,” the exhibit runs until Feb. 23 and features original artworks inspired by contemporary and historical attributes of the Glades’ natural and human-made environments, communities, recreational activities, education, arts, culture and industry.
It is the first public art exhibit hosted by the Dolly Hand since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and the staff is taking precautions to ensure a safe environment for all attendees. … Continue reading Exhibit spotlighting the Glades on display at the Dolly Hand
Palm Beach State College held its 22nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration virtually Jan. 21 with keynote speaker Yvette Miley, an award-winning journalist and NBCUniversal News Group executive who was raised in Riviera Beach.
Themed “Activism, Advocacy and Allyship Toward Equality,” the event was livestreamed from the Duncan Theatre and included an awards presentation for this year’s recipients of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Award.
Watch a recap. View more photos on Flickr. … Continue reading PBSC honors four individuals, an organization at MLK celebration
The Palm Beach State College libraries are kicking off their version of a Meatless Monday campaign Feb. 3 to encourage people to refrain from eating meat on Mondays for their health and that of the planet.
The campaign, which is part of an international initiative, is being organized by the libraries in partnership with the Student Counseling Center, Panther’s Pantry and the Palm Beach Gardens Community Earth Club.
It supports PBSC’s Common Reader, “There Is No Planet B,” and runs through May 12. … Continue reading Meatless Monday campaign aims to impact environment
Palm Beach State College’s 22nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration will be virtual and feature keynote speaker Yvette Miley, an award-winning journalist and NBCUniversal News Group executive who was raised in Riviera Beach.
Themed “Activism, Advocacy and Allyship Toward Equality,” the event will be held at 11 a.m. Jan. 21 and is open to the public. Attendees are asked to RSVP at www.palmbeachstate.edu/mlk. The link to the livestream will be accessible on the College’s website. … Continue reading NBCUniversal executive and Riviera Beach native to speak at virtual MLK celebration
Happy New Year and welcome back to another year at Palm Beach State College. I hope your holiday break was safe, pleasant and restful and that you are as excited as I am to begin a new chapter as we start a new term and embark on another journey together.
To our students, our wonderful and Panther proud PBSC scholars, I’m excited to see more of you on campus and to provide more innovative opportunities to prepare you for success. … Continue reading President Parker welcomes panther community to 2021
The Palm Beach State College District Board of Trustees will welcome three new members to the dais.
Gov. Ron DeSantis has appointed Omar Soto-Jimenez, Patrice Bishop and Dr. Melissa Friedman-Levine to the five-member governing board for varying terms that began Dec. 23, 2020. They replace Darcy Davis, Philip Ward III and Barbara Miedema and will attend their first board meeting Jan. 12.
Soto-Jimenez, of Boynton Beach, is the chief technology officer at Rybovich boat company. Previously, … Continue reading Gov. DeSantis appoints three to PBSC District Board of Trustees
Palm Beach State College is hosting Grad Walk Dec. 19 to celebrate the achievements of its 2020 graduates.
The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Duncan Theatre on the Lake Worth campus. With social distancing and other COVID-19 safety procedures in place, graduates will arrive in groups of 20 during 30-minute prearranged time slots to hear their names called, walk across the stage, be greeted by President Ava L. Parker, … Continue reading PBSC to celebrate 2020 graduates at Grad Walk
Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) announced today a $1 million donation to buy more than 1,600 laptops for students to use in rapid credentialing programs to obtain the skills they need to get back to work amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
FPL’s donation comes on the heels of Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Education launch of the Get There Florida initiative, in which they raised awareness of rapid credentialing programs.
“Since taking office, … Continue reading FPL’s $1 million gift to buy laptops for rapid credentialing students
Palm Beach State College’s three theaters will reopen their doors in January with an abridged slate of upcoming live performances as more events and College operations return to campus.
The Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center on the Belle Glade campus, the Duncan Theatre on the Lake Worth campus and the Eissey Campus Theatre on the Palm Beach Gardens campus are expecting to bring back as many patrons to the theaters as possible while observing strict safety and health guidelines. … Continue reading PBSC theaters announce spring 2021 performance schedule
Ray Coulter, a Palm Beach State College alumnus and facilities manager at the Boca Raton campus, will take the helm Jan. 1 as president of the 6,400-member Association of Florida Colleges.
Coulter, the current president-elect, was installed at the closing session of the Virtual 71st AFC Annual Meeting and Conference, which was held Nov. 16-20. “l am very fortunate and very proud to serve as president because this association literally changed my life,’’ Coulter said.
As part of the conference, … Continue reading Coulter installed as 2021 president, staff win awards at AFC state conference