Tag: Karline Prophete

New NextGen Summer Bridge program launches

The Dr. Barbara Carey-Shuler Equity Institute at Palm Beach State College partnered with the Student Support Services TRIO program and two existing intensive academic boot camps to launch a new comprehensive summer initiative for first-time college students.
The inaugural two-week NextGen Summer Bridge program kicked off on June 9 with a welcome event for more than 80 PBSC freshmen. During the program, which runs Monday-Thursday until June 23, students receive academic, financial and personal support. … Continue reading New NextGen Summer Bridge program launches

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PBSC to celebrate Black History Month with virtual events

Palm Beach State College is celebrating Black History Month through a series of virtual events this month to recognize the contributions of African Americans in the United States.  
The free events include online trivia games, testimonies of people who attended Historically Black Colleges and Universities and a four-day series Feb. 9-12 organized by the College’s Dr. Barbara Carey-Shuler Cross Cultural Equity Institute, the Equity Office and the District Diversity Council.  
“I encourage all students, faculty and staff to attend as many of the BHM programming as they can,” said Dr. … Continue reading PBSC to celebrate Black History Month with virtual events

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Prophete to lead Cross-Cultural Equity Institute

Dr. Karline Prophete, who has 15 years of teaching and administrative experience in higher education and K-12, has been named interim director of Palm Beach State College’s new Cross-Cultural Equity Institute.
Prophete was picked from a pool of internal PBSC applicants to launch and establish the groundwork for the institute designed to improve retention and close the graduation gap for minority students at the College. She begins her new role April 16.
“I’m definitely honored to be a part of this work at the College. … Continue reading Prophete to lead Cross-Cultural Equity Institute

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