Palm Beach State College celebrated the five-year anniversary of its Loxahatchee Groves campus with a small outdoor reception and updates on enrollment, community partnerships and expansion plans.
The Dennis P. Gallon campus, officially named in honor of the College’s former longtime president, opened as the fifth campus on Feb. 27, 2017, to more than 700 students. Today, it serves over 5,000 students annually.
During the District Board of Trustees meeting at the campus May 10, Kimberly Lancaster, … Continue reading Loxahatchee Groves campus celebrates five years
From an international pool of 161 applicants vying to become the next president of Palm Beach State College, a search committee on Thursday narrowed the field to four.
The finalists are: James D. Henningsen, Ed.D., president of the College of Central Florida; Ava L. Parker, J.D., executive vice president and chief operating officer of Florida Polytechnic University; Joseph A. Sarnovsky, Ed.D., executive vice president and chief financial officer of Seminole State College of Florida; and G. … Continue reading Palm Beach State College narrows presidential candidates to four
Dr. Dennis Gallon, president of Palm Beach State College, was honored at the Florida State Capitol by the House of Representatives today for more than 50 years of dedicated service in education. State Representative Lori Berman (D-Lantana) introduced the House Resolution (HR 9065) honoring Gallon.
“It is with great honor and pride that I recognize Dr. Gallon for his achievements and contributions to Palm Beach State College and our community,” said Berman. “Under Dr. Gallon’s leadership, … Continue reading PBSC President Dr. Dennis Gallon honored by Florida House of Representatives
Dr. Dennis P. Gallon, president of Palm Beach State College, was recognized Thursday for his contributions to the Florida College System and support of the Association of Florida Colleges.
“We’re going to miss Dr. Gallon,’’ said Michael Brawer, CEO and executive director of AFC, who presented Gallon with a proclamation during the opening reception for the AFC Region V Conference at the PBSC Palm Beach Gardens campus. “He has been a 24-hours, seven days a week president.’’
Gallon worked at Florida State College at Jacksonville (formerly Florida Community College at Jacksonville) for 25 years before becoming the fourth president of Palm Beach State in 1997. … Continue reading AFC recognizes Gallon at Region V Conference
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson kicked off the third year of the STEAM initiative on Feb. 5 as he spoke to a sold out crowd of more than 700 at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts during the Palm Beach State College Foundation’s STEAM luncheon.
Palm Beach State’s STEAM initiative was launched in early 2013 to impact the projected shortage of local, skilled professionals in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) fields. The goal of the initiative is to prepare students for the high-paying, … Continue reading Science is trending says deGrasse Tyson