Ana M. Thomas is among the finalists for the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County’s annual Esperanza Award.
Thomas, Foundation development director and Palm Beach State College alumna, is nominated in the education category for her significant impact to her profession and the community. Other award categories are business and community.
The awards luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. June 13 at the Hilton Palm Beach Airport. Tania Rogers, WPTV’s News Channel 5 reporter and anchor, … Continue reading Thomas nominated for an Esperanza Award
Palm Beach State College has been recognized by The Hispanic Outlook on Education (HO) Magazine as one of the leading community colleges for Hispanics in the United States.
The magazine listed the College as number five on its list of the top 10 4-Year Schools Awarding the Most Associate Degrees to Hispanics in its February special issue on community colleges.
The rankings were based upon data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. According to the Center, … Continue reading PBSC named as one of the top colleges for Hispanics
Award-winning poet, actor and writer Carlos Andrés Gómez will speak at Palm Beach State College Sept. 14 in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.
For his hourlong talk, Gómez will address diversity and social justice, guiding attendees on “an exploration of social identity through an intersectional lens, examining race, gender, sexuality, class and other identities that frame and impact our lives.” The event will be held at 2 p.m. in Conference Room E& F on the Lake Worth campus. … Continue reading Poet and actor kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month events