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Labor Department awards PBSC a $1.75 million grant to expand skilled trades training

Individuals seeking good careers in construction-related skilled trades will find enhanced training opportunities at Palm Beach State College through a $1.75 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.
Announced April 15 by U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel at a press conference on Palm Beach State’s Lake Worth campus, the College is one of 16 community colleges nationwide, and the only one in Florida, to receive funds in this fourth round of Strengthening Community Colleges Training Grants, … Continue reading Labor Department awards PBSC a $1.75 million grant to expand skilled trades training

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Palm Beach State receives $2.58 million Hispanic Serving Institution grant

Palm Beach State College has been awarded a more than $2.58 million U.S. Department of Education grant to provide additional academic services and support programs to further enhance retention and graduation rates of Hispanic and low-income students.
To qualify for the Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program, PBSC’s enrollment had to reach at least 25 percent Hispanic in the year prior to applying. Although the Hispanic population has grown through the years, PBSC reached the required threshold last year. … Continue reading Palm Beach State receives $2.58 million Hispanic Serving Institution grant

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Florida TEAm grant to accelerate pipeline for computer science, engineering students

The Florida Board of Governors has awarded Florida Atlantic University, Broward College and Palm Beach State College a $3.5-million state grant to create an accelerated pipeline for students in computer science and computer engineering.
The FAU/BC/PBSC partnership was developed in response to the  Board of Governors’ Targeted Educational Attainment (TEAm) grant program, part of an ambitious effort to align university and college degrees with the state’s future workforce needs. The grants went to collaborative higher education projects designed to produce more students for careers in high-need areas, … Continue reading Florida TEAm grant to accelerate pipeline for computer science, engineering students

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