The Palm Beach State College Foundation has been awarded $40,000 for the second year in a row from the Ibis Friends of Veterans Charitable Organization, Inc. to support student veterans at the College.
The donation will be used toward scholarships and book stipends. One student recipient, Joseph Morel, was not only a veteran but also a first-generation college student when he received an Ibis scholarship award.
“The scholarship was a blessing, as I am the first in my family to attend college in over five generations,” said Morel, … Continue reading Ibis Friends support PBSC veterans from boots to books →
The Ibis Friends of Veterans Charitable Organization, Inc. has donated $120,000 to support veterans at four local organizations including the Palm Beach State College Foundation.
The funds were divided among the groups, with Palm Beach State receiving $40,000.
This is the third year in a row that Ibis Friends of Veterans has donated to student veterans at the College, with this year’s donation the highest to date. In 2016, the group donated $35,000 and in 2015 $25,000. … Continue reading Student veterans receive $40,000 from local group →
Military veterans pursuing their education at Palm Beach State College will soon have a new place to connect, lounge, study and get academic support and other services to help them acclimate to school and civilian life.
The College is planning to renovate a former Criminal Justice building (CJA 207) on the Lake Worth campus and convert it into a Veterans’ Resource Center for veterans at all of the campuses. Recently vacated, the building was previously used as a faculty and staff office space for the Crime Scene Technology/Criminal Justice programs. … Continue reading New veterans’ center planned for Lake Worth campus →
Calling it “a subject very near and dear to my heart,” U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel was at Palm Beach State College in Palm Beach Gardens Monday for the ribbon cutting and official opening of the Veterans Resource Center.
More than 60 people, including representatives from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs West Palm Beach office and local veterans organizations, attended the ceremony at the center on the second floor of the library. The Veterans Resource Center gives student veterans a place to relax, … Continue reading Frankel says PBSC veterans center can be national model →
Palm Beach State College is holding a ribbon cutting April 27 for a new center on the Palm Beach Gardens campus that gives student veterans their own place to connect, unwind and get information on college and community resources.
The event will be held at 2 p.m. in the Veterans Resource Center on the second floor of the campus library (room 216). In attendance will be U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, who has co-sponsored legislation calling for a federal grant funding program to establish such centers at colleges and universities. … Continue reading Ribbon cutting April 27 for new Veterans Resource Center →