Palm Beach State College has been awarded another five-year $1.35 million federal grant to continue its Upward Bound program that helps steer high school students on the path to higher education.
The College will receive $270,375 a year for the program that serves 65 participants per year from John I. Leonard, Lake Worth and Palm Beach Lakes high schools. Upward Bound is one of the programs funded by the U.S. Department of Education and collectively known as TRIO. … Continue reading PBSC awarded five-year grant to continue Upward Bound
Palm Beach State College has been awarded three five-year federal grants by the U.S. Department of Education to continue its Educational Opportunity Center and its two Talent Search programs. They are all part of federal grant programs collectively known as TRIO.
Palm Beach State’s EOC will receive $236,900 per year and each of the College’s Talent Search programs $240,000 per year.
With the funds, EOC will continue serving adults 19 years or older who desire a postsecondary education. … Continue reading PBSC awarded grants to continue TRIO programs
Jose Murillo, a Palm Beach State College student and administrative assistant for the Educational Opportunity Center, has been accepted into the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Undergraduate Fellows Program for 2014-2015.
Established in 1989, the program aims to diversify the pool of individuals interested in pursuing careers in student affairs and higher education. It is a structured mentorship program targeting students from traditionally underrepresented and historically disenfranchised populations. The four main components are: on-campus mentorship, … Continue reading Murillo selected for NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program