Reinier Gamboa, a Cuban born artist who lives in Miami, will perform a live painting before the opening reception for his “Transitions” exhibit at Art Gallery at the Eissey Campus at Palm Beach State College in Palm Beach Gardens.
The live painting performance will be from noon to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 30 in the BB building lobby followed by the opening reception in the art gallery from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. … Continue reading Miami artist to perform live painting for “Transitions” exhibit at PBSC
World-renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will headline the Palm Beach State College Foundation’s annual STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) Initiative event, presented by Bank of America. The luncheon will take place at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts’ Cohen Pavilion in West Palm Beach.
“Neil deGrasse Tyson is a wildly popular speaker who has helped to make science relatable and accessible to the masses,” said Suellen Mann, … Continue reading ‘Master of the Universe’ Neil deGrasse Tyson to headline PBSC STEAM event
After five years on the job, Dr. Jean Wihbey, provost of the Palm Beach State College Palm Beach Gardens campus, is making a mark on the campus and the community, and the city council is taking notice.
In a rare move, the Palm Beach Gardens City Council issued a proclamation recognizing Wihbey for her work since taking the helm in 2009. Under her watch, the campus has developed even stronger relationships with the business community that have led to internships and job opportunities for students, … Continue reading Palm Beach Gardens City Council recognizes Wihbey for her work
Liz Murray, author of a best-selling memoir of growing up with drug-addicted parents and overcoming homelessness, will speak at Palm Beach State College Oct. 21-22.
Murray will speak at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 21 in the Meldon Lecture Hall at the Palm Beach Gardens campus, 3160 PGA Blvd. She will speak again at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 22 at the Public Safety Training Center (Room 108) at the Lake Worth campus, 4200 Congress Ave. Students will have an opportunity to ask questions. … Continue reading New York Times best-selling author to speak at Palm Beach State
Minx Boren, former president of the Executive Women of the Palm Beaches and a certified personal and business coach for more than 15 years, will be the featured speaker at the Palm Beach State College Women’s Empowerment Forum.
The event will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 7 in the BioScience Technology Complex, Room SC 127 at the Palm Beach Gardens campus, 3160 PGA Blvd. It is free and open to the public, but reservations are encouraged and can be made online at www.palmbeachstate.edu/CCE/PBG/default.aspx or by calling 561-207-5708. … Continue reading Boren to speak at Women’s Empowerment Forum
Palm Beach State College has been awarded a more than $2.58 million U.S. Department of Education grant to provide additional academic services and support programs to further enhance retention and graduation rates of Hispanic and low-income students.
To qualify for the Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program, PBSC’s enrollment had to reach at least 25 percent Hispanic in the year prior to applying. Although the Hispanic population has grown through the years, PBSC reached the required threshold last year. … Continue reading Palm Beach State receives $2.58 million Hispanic Serving Institution grant
Students and local job seekers will be able to meet more than 45 hiring employers at the Job & University Transfer Fair from 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, at the BioScience Technology Complex on Palm Beach State College’s Palm Beach Gardens campus, 3160 PGA Blvd. The event is free and open to the public, and with the new app, attendees can plan ahead.
In celebration of the fair’s 20th anniversary, a new “PBSC Career Fair Plus” mobile app is now available for free download from Apple’s App Store and Google Play. … Continue reading Job Fair goes high tech: Plan for Oct. 2 Gardens event with mobile app
A new exhibit that promises to warm the hearts of dog lovers opens Sept. 16 at the Art Gallery at Eissey Campus at Palm Beach State College in Palm Beach Gardens.
“Bark,” an all-dog exhibit, features the photographs, sculptures and paintings of Palm Beach County artists Durga Garcia, Victoria R. Martin and Nancy Spielman. The exhibition opens Sept. 16 with a reception from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and continues through Oct. 17. Both the reception and exhibition are free and open to the public. … Continue reading Art exhibit honoring canine companions opens Sept. 16 at PBSC
Palm Beach State College held New Student Convocation at the Palm Beach Gardens and Lake Worth campuses today, continuing a series of celebrations being held across the College to formally welcome thousands of first-time students and mark the start of their academic journeys.
Dressed in academic regalia, faculty and staff greeted students and their families, creating a ceremonial experience similar to what students will get when they graduate. Students heard motivational remarks from various speakers, information on PBSC services and tips on how to succeed in college. … Continue reading Palm Beach State presents high-energy welcome for new students
Randy Hanna, chancellor of the Florida College System, visited Palm State College today, but he didn’t come empty-handed. He came with checks.
Hanna delivered three checks totaling $40,067 for scholarships aimed at relieving the nursing shortage and helping students who are the first in their family to attend college. The money is part of more than $900,000 in scholarship funds that the Florida College System Foundation will award this year to the 28 colleges in the FCS. … Continue reading Chancellor delivers more than $40,000 in scholarship funds to PBSC