Tag: dual enrollment

PBSC dual-enrollment degrees help grads jump-start their dreams

When Aimee Georges graduated from Palm Beach State College with an Associate in Arts degree, 16 members of her proud family were at the commencement ceremony to cheer her on. Their pride is understandable as the dual-enrollment student from Loxahatchee earned both her A.A. and her high school diploma at the age of 15. Georges, who was home schooled all her life, got her first taste of campus life attending courses at PBSC. “My favorite part of PBSC was the lab,” Georges said. … Continue reading PBSC dual-enrollment degrees help grads jump-start their dreams

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Aspiring surgeon recognized by City of Greenacres for earning PBSC degree

Palm Beach State College alumnus Renaud Felix, Jr., of Greenacres, was recognized on Monday, Feb. 5, by the City of Greenacres Mayor Joel Flores and council members with a special certificate recognizing his outstanding academic achievement and dedication for earning a college degree before graduating high school.
Felix was awarded an Associate in Arts degree from PBSC last December during a ceremony at the BallPark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach. … Continue reading Aspiring surgeon recognized by City of Greenacres for earning PBSC degree

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17-year-old finishes PBSC honors diploma in high school

Ahria Bass didn’t just get a head start on her college education while in high school, she completed her Associate in  Arts degree with Honors College distinction.
Now the Palm Beach State College dual enrollment student and aspiring neurosurgeon will cross the stage at the 2 p.m. fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 19 to celebrate her achievement— five months before she is set to graduate from Seminole Ridge High School.
“It’s been an amazing opportunity,’’ said Bass, … Continue reading 17-year-old finishes PBSC honors diploma in high school

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PBSC set to hold two commencement ceremonies May 9

Palm Beach State College is holding two commencement ceremonies May 9 for its nearly 2,700 spring graduates. State Sen. Jack Latvala and U.S. Rep.  Alcee Hastings will be the keynote speakers.
Latvala, R-Clearwater, Senate Appropriations chairman, will speak at the 10 a.m. ceremony for the combined 1,092 graduates of the Associate in Science, Bachelor of Applied Science and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree programs and the certificate programs.
Hastings, a Democrat who represents Florida’s 20th District and is currently serving his 13th term in Congress, … Continue reading PBSC set to hold two commencement ceremonies May 9

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Finish4Free Scholarship to help dual enrollment students complete degree

Taking college courses while in high school will become even more attractive for Palm Beach County’s top performing students.
Palm Beach State College has established a new scholarship that will allow high school dual enrollment students who complete 30 college credits with a minimum 3.5 grade point average to finish their Associate in Arts degree for free. To be eligible, students must complete the credits at PBSC by the end of their senior year of high school and continue their PBSC education in the fall term immediately following high school graduation. … Continue reading Finish4Free Scholarship to help dual enrollment students complete degree

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PBSC to launch Collegiate High School this fall

Palm Beach State College is launching a special collegiate high school program in the fall targeting rising high school seniors interested in pursuing college degrees and careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
The PBSC Collegiate High School will be based at the Palm Beach Gardens campus. The core requirements for the Collegiate High School are the same as those for the College’s early admission program, a form of dual enrollment. The key difference between the two initiatives is that the Collegiate High School students will take the same science classes from the same professors and focus on STEM. … Continue reading PBSC to launch Collegiate High School this fall

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