Tag: Bernard Harrigan

Alumnus helping empower communities impacted by environmental injustice

By: Dean Glorioso
Alumnus Bernard Harrigan earned his Associate in Arts degree from Palm Beach State College in spring 2021. An active member of the campus community, he served as vice president of Community Earth and president pro tempore of the Palm Beach Gardens campus. A student in the Dr. Floyd F. Koch Honors College and member of Phi Theta Kappa, Harrigan represented students on the College Affordability Task Force and Quality Enhancement Plan Development Team and provided guidance through the Inter Club Council. … Continue reading Alumnus helping empower communities impacted by environmental injustice

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Olympic record holder Bob Beamon to speak at PBSC’s 24th annual MLK celebration Jan. 19

Robert “Bob” Beamon, who set a world record when he landed a long jump of 29 feet, 2 ½ inches at the 1968 Summer Olympic Games in Mexico City, will be the keynote speaker at Palm Beach State College’s 24th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.
Themed “When Standing Up Matters,” the celebration will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, in the Duncan Theatre on the Lake Worth campus. It is free and open to the public, … Continue reading Olympic record holder Bob Beamon to speak at PBSC’s 24th annual MLK celebration Jan. 19

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All-Florida Academic Team includes five PBSC students

Five Palm Beach State College students have been named to the 2021 All-Florida Academic Team for their educational achievements, leadership and service to the community.
They are Raphael Gutierrez, president of the Lake Worth campus Student Government Association; Bernard Harrigan, chief of staff of the SGA on the Palm Beach Gardens campus and vice president of the Community Earth Club; Laura Sandoval Ulloa, an interior design student on the Palm Beach Gardens campus, and Boca Raton campus students Shira Yarimi and Tianhao Zhang. … Continue reading All-Florida Academic Team includes five PBSC students

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PBSC student among 20 to make All-USA Academic Team

Bernard Harrigan, a Palm Beach State College student and Army veteran who is fulfilling his longtime dream of a higher education, is among only 20 students and the only one in Florida selected for the All-USA Academic Team.  
The students were chosen from more than 2,000 nominations for the academic honor, which is recognized as one of the most prestigious for associate-degree granting institutions. They each will receive a $5,000 scholarship. 
“I believe it truly shows that support is the cornerstone to your success, … Continue reading PBSC student among 20 to make All-USA Academic Team

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