Palm Beach State College has received the U.S. Department of Defense’s prestigious Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Seven Seals Award for its initiatives and leadership to support student service members and veterans.
“Staff members at PBSC’s three veterans resource centers are committed, knowledgeable and advocate for all military connected students,” said Peter Caspari, the State of Florida director of employer outreach for the DOD’s ESGR agency, who presented the award to the College during a Black History Month program recognizing African Americans’ … Continue reading PBSC receives ESGR Seven Seals Award →
Five veterans, including one who was trained by Charles Alfred Anderson, Sr., the chief flight instructor for the Tuskegee Airmen, will share their unique stories and highlight other African American contributions to the military during a panel discussion set for Feb. 24 as part of Palm Beach State College’s Black History Month celebration.
“Fueling the Force: African Americans’ Contributions to the Military,” sponsored by Student Activities in partnership with Florida Power & Light, will be held from 11 a.m. … Continue reading Black History Month events include discussion on African Americans’ contributions to the military →
Palm Beach State College is celebrating Black History Month through a series of virtual events this month to recognize the contributions of African Americans in the United States.
The free events include online trivia games, testimonies of people who attended Historically Black Colleges and Universities and a four-day series Feb. 9-12 organized by the College’s Dr. Barbara Carey-Shuler Cross Cultural Equity Institute, the Equity Office and the District Diversity Council.
“I encourage all students, faculty and staff to attend as many of the BHM programming as they can,” said Dr. … Continue reading PBSC to celebrate Black History Month with virtual events →
The Sankofa African American Museum on Wheels will make a two-day stop at Palm Beach State College as part of a series of Black History Month events being held across the College.
The Student Activities offices organized the events to celebrate the contributions and achievements of African Americans. Other events include guest speakers, movie screenings and musical performances. They are free and open to PBSC students, faculty and staff.
Founded by Angela Jennings in 1995, … Continue reading Traveling museum among PBSC Black History Month events →
Dr. Andrew Luma, a Palm Beach State College professor, has visited most of the 54 nations in Africa, and each time he picks up artifacts that are now part of an extensive collection that he exhibits at campus events and South Florida museums.
He uses the roughly 250-piece display, including masks, men’s and women’s attire, paintings, musical instruments, robes, kitchen utensils, spears, traditional games and more, as a tool to help educate students and others about the history of the world’s third largest continent and to share bits of his storied roots there. … Continue reading Luma inspires audiences with African artifacts →
Palm Beach State College is celebrating Black History Month with a series of events on all campuses, including exhibits, musical performances, movie screenings, speakers and more.
Most of the events are hosted by the Student Activities offices on the respective campuses, and unless otherwise noted, they are free and open to students, faculty and staff. However, other events, including those planned by the campus theaters, are open to the public with the purchase of a ticket. … Continue reading Black History Month events planned for all campuses →
Palm Beach State College is hosting several Black History Month events, including a workshop by popular magician Ran’D Shine, who has performed and lectured throughout the United States and the world.
Shine will perform at 3:30 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Lecture Hall at the Loxahatchee Groves campus. It is free and open to PBSC students, faculty and staff.
A native of Philadelphia, Shine prides himself on being a historian and educator of magic. … Continue reading PBSC hosts Black History Month events →
Black History Month events will take place on all campuses this February, ranging from a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution to workshops, movies, music performances, a student talent showcase, and nationally acclaimed speakers Phyllis Lawson and Eldridge J. Broussard III. Events are free unless otherwise noted, and some have food for students. Mark your calendars and take part in celebrating our country’s rich African-American heritage.
Among the events are:
Feb. 1 – 28: A Place for All People: A Smithsonian Poster Exhibit
Library, … Continue reading Smithsonian exhibit tops list of Black History Month events →
Joshua Fredenburg, a nationally recognized speaker, author and leadership consultant, will speak at the Palm Beach State College Lake Worth campus Thursday as part of Black History Month.
The talk, sponsored by Student Activities, will begin at noon in Conference Room E and F on the Lake Worth campus. It is free and open to PBSC students, faculty and staff.
Fredenburg will present five leadership lessons that will teach attendees about African American leaders. His own journey as a leadership development expert began in 2010 when he created the Circle of Change Leadership Conference, … Continue reading Leadership expert to speak at PBSC as part of Black History Month events →
Palm Beach State College is holding a series of events across the College to celebrate Black History Month.
The events started today with the opening of the “Roots of Jazz and Blues Music” exhibit at the library (second floor gallery) on the Lake Worth campus. The exhibit runs throughout the month. As part of the exhibit, jazz musician Nathan Skinner, a University of Miami graduate, will speak about the history of jazz and play the vibraphone on Feb. … Continue reading PBSC hosts events to celebrate Black History Month →