Delsa R. Bush, Ph.D., has joined Palm Beach State College as the new director of security and risk management. She joins PBSC with over 28 years of experience in law enforcement, most recently as the chief of police for the West Palm Beach Police Department.
Bush was selected after a national search to lead the Department of Security and Risk Management and began her new role March 25. She replaces John Smith, who served as PBSC chief of security for over 10 years. … Continue reading Bush is new director of security and risk management →
The Palm Beach State College Palm Beach Gardens campus is hosting a panel discussion with legal and criminal justice experts and faculty Feb. 25 to address inequities within the U.S. justice system and to identify possible solutions.
The panelists are: Palm Beach County Chief Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey Colbath; Dr. Paul Friedman, PBSC professor and criminal justice department chair; Dr. Gina D. Carreno-Lukasik, instructor of sociology at Florida Atlantic University; civil rights attorney Hugh L. Koerner of Broward County, … Continue reading Panel discussion at PBSC Feb. 25 to address inequities in justice system →
Palm Beach State College held its 16th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast at the Lake Worth campus Jan. 15.
Dr. Lillie W. McCain, a retired professor from Mott Community College in Michigan, was the keynote speaker for the celebration themed “Education. Empowerment. Equality.” McCain, who grew up on a farm in Teoc, Miss., displayed a cotton stalk and wore a 9-foot cotton sack as a visual illustration of growing up picking cotton. She discussed the importance of education and the need for individuals to address stereotypes and prejudices in order for the country to fulfill King’s dream that his “four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, … Continue reading Palm Beach State honors legacy of civil rights leader →
Palm Beach State College will honor an organization and three individuals for their leadership and service during the 16th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast Jan. 15.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award recipients are: Dr. Delsa Bush, a PBSC alumna and retired West Palm Beach police chief; PBSC student David Cruz, who serves as vice president of the Student Government Association on the Palm Beach Gardens campus; Denny Abbott, author of “They Had No Voice; … Continue reading Palm Beach State to honor four at 16th annual King celebration Jan. 15 →