It was a historic 2013 for Palm Beach State College baseball. With the leadership of head coach Kyle Forbes, the team won its first FCSAA state title since 1984 and made its first ever appearance in the NJCAA JUCO World Series.
For these efforts, Forbes was named Coach of the Year by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission. He was presented the award March 23 during the commission’s Annual Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. … Continue reading Forbes honored as the top coach in Palm Beach County
Balfour Beatty Construction, the fifth largest general builder in the nation and one of Florida’s largest construction managers, raised $33,500 at their 20th annual golf benefit held March 10 at the Grand Oaks Golf Club in Davie, Fla. The funds were given the next day to the Palm Beach State College Foundation to be distributed for student scholarships.
“Golf was the perfect venue for all of our partners and subcontractors to show a strong commitment to giving back to the communities they serve,” said Clint Glass, … Continue reading Balfour Beatty Construction golf benefit raises more than $33,000 for student scholarships
Build what? It is the Earth Harp, a large musical instrument that spans across a great distance. Today, the Earth Harp is spanning 150 feet from the sidewalk to the roof of the Duncan Theatre on the Lake Worth campus of Palm Beach State College.
William Close is the artist/musician/innovator who created the instrument and will perform this weekend. The harp takes brass strings that each have a tuning plate for each note. … Continue reading If you build the harp, they will play!
Kelly Smallridge, president and CEO of the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, will be the keynote speaker during the second Palm Beach State College Women’s Empowerment Forum from noon to 1 p.m. April 1.
Smallridge will speak about her personal journey to her leadership role on the Business Development Board. The talk will be given in the BioScience Technology Complex, room SC127, on the Palm Beach Gardens campus, 3160 PGA Blvd. Reservations are encouraged and can be made online at www.palmbeachstate.edu/CCE/Leadership or by calling 561-207-5708. … Continue reading BDB chief to address Women’s Empowerment Forum at Palm Beach State College April 1
The Florida Board of Governors has awarded Florida Atlantic University, Broward College and Palm Beach State College a $3.5-million state grant to create an accelerated pipeline for students in computer science and computer engineering.
The FAU/BC/PBSC partnership was developed in response to the Board of Governors’ Targeted Educational Attainment (TEAm) grant program, part of an ambitious effort to align university and college degrees with the state’s future workforce needs. The grants went to collaborative higher education projects designed to produce more students for careers in high-need areas, … Continue reading Florida TEAm grant to accelerate pipeline for computer science, engineering students
Palm Beach State College is hosting a free seminar April 5 for high school seniors who still need help getting on the path to college and juniors who want to get a head start on their higher education planning.
“College is Possible,” a college planning day for high school juniors and seniors and their parents, will be held from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Duncan Theatre on the Lake Worth campus. A free continental breakfast will be provided. … Continue reading Palm Beach State to host free “College is Possible” seminar April 5
With the invention of computers, visual artists began to create digital imagery using mathematics, art and the language of code. One such artist and programmer, Nathan Selikoff, will explore this phenomenon further and show how individuals can manipulate objects and virtual worlds without any direct physical contact in his presentation titled “Art & Algorithms” as the featured demonstration during Palm Beach State College’s Math Awareness Week March 31 to April 3.
Selikoff will give his showing from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. … Continue reading Mathematics, Magic & Mystery March 31 to April 3
T.D. Allman, a historian, author and foreign correspondent famed for his eyewitness accounts of historic events, will present “Florida: Revelations of America” at 7 p.m. March 27 at Palm Beach State College’s Palm Beach Gardens campus BioScience Technology Complex Room 127. The event is free and open to the public.
Allman, a Florida native and author of “Finding Florida: The True History of the Sunshine State,” will give insights into Florida’s past and present position in America. … Continue reading Famed journalist and author to discuss Florida: Revelations of America March 27
Victoria Rowell, an Emmy-nominated actress and New York Times bestselling author, was the keynote speaker at the “Hats Off to Women” luncheon held at the Lake Worth campus March 13.
About 100 people, many ladies wearing stylish hats, attended the red carpet, invitation-only event at the Public Safety Training Complex. The event was organized by the Office of Student Activities and the Palm Beach State College Foundation.
Rowell, who co-starred in the hit primetime television series Diagnosis Murder for Viacom for eight seasons while simultaneously working in daytime drama for Sony/Bell/CBS, … Continue reading Actress Victoria Rowell speaks at “Hats Off to Women Luncheon”
Travelers and visitors at the Palm Beach International Airport can see the artwork of three Palm Beach State College faculty members.
The artwork of Professors Sherry Stephens, Wayne Stephens and Kristin Miller Hopkins were selected for the current “Art at the Airport” exhibit sponsored by Palm Beach County’s Art in Public Places program. The exhibit began Feb. 26 and runs through June 25 on Level 2 of the main airport terminal, across from Travelers Lounge.
Nearly 90 artworks were submitted and the county’s Public Art Committee selected 24 based on their artistic merit and composition. … Continue reading Art at the Airport exhibit features work of three PBSC professors