Palm Beach State College celebrated its nearly 2,700 spring graduates during two commencement ceremonies Tuesday, and one graduate received an early Mother’s Day surprise from her only child.
A stunned Trina McCray burst into tears when her daughter, Sgt. Lauren Albury of the U.S. Marines, dressed in her military uniform, stepped from behind the stage as McCray’s name was called. While McCray’s parents and friends were in the audience, she thought her daughter could not attend. … Continue reading Marine surprises her mom at commencement →
Palm Beach State College is holding two commencement ceremonies May 9 for its nearly 2,700 spring graduates. State Sen. Jack Latvala and U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings will be the keynote speakers.
Latvala, R-Clearwater, Senate Appropriations chairman, will speak at the 10 a.m. ceremony for the combined 1,092 graduates of the Associate in Science, Bachelor of Applied Science and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree programs and the certificate programs.
Hastings, a Democrat who represents Florida’s 20th District and is currently serving his 13th term in Congress, … Continue reading PBSC set to hold two commencement ceremonies May 9 →
Jim Culver, director of Palm Beach State College’s Upward Bound program, is among nine local leaders who will receive the 2016 Men of Excellence Award for their outstanding service to the community.
This year’s honorees, including leaders in education, business, health care and politics, will be recognized during a dinner gala hosted by the West Palm Beach Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. in partnership with the Delta Heritage Foundation. … Continue reading Culver to receive Men of Excellence Award June 11 →