Palm Beach State College’s biotechnology students will gain access to the same laboratory equipment used in the industry thanks to a $50,000 donation from Alphazyme, an enzyme development and production company based in Jupiter. A subsidiary of Maravai LifeSciences, Alphazyme is a member of the College’s Biotechnology Business Partnership Council and employs graduates of PBSC’s Associate in Science degree and certificate programs in biotechnology.
“Palm Beach State College was chosen to receive the Maravai LifeSciences Foundation gift due to its biotechnology program’s dedication to advancing scientific education,” said Chad Decker, … Continue reading Alphazyme awards Palm Beach State College $50K for biotechnology lab equipment
Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) announced today a $1 million donation to buy more than 1,600 laptops for students to use in rapid credentialing programs to obtain the skills they need to get back to work amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
FPL’s donation comes on the heels of Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Education launch of the Get There Florida initiative, in which they raised awareness of rapid credentialing programs.
“Since taking office, … Continue reading FPL’s $1 million gift to buy laptops for rapid credentialing students
The Palm Beach State College Career Centers received a $4,500 donation from the Enterprise Holdings Foundation through their annual Jack Taylor Founding Values Award Program to support career development programs and recruitment events for students and alumni.
The foundation is the philanthropic arm of Enterprise Holdings, which, through its integrated global network of independent regional subsidiaries and franchises, operates the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands.
“We feel that it’s important to give back to the communities that we serve,” said Teri-Anne Brennan, … Continue reading Career Centers get a boost with donation from Enterprise Holdings
For the second year in a row, the Ibis Friends of Veterans Charitable Organization, Inc. has committed to help student veterans at Palm Beach State College.
The organization donated $35,000 from its annual golf tournament to the Palm Beach State College Foundation at the Ibis Golf & Country Club in West Palm Beach. The gift, presented yesterday, was $10,000 more than their previous donation.
This year’s donation will go toward student veteran scholarships, book stipends and club events on all of Palm Beach State’s campuses. … Continue reading Local organization boosts support for student veterans