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PBSC nursing bachelor’s degree earns accreditation

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Palm Beach State College has earned accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.
ACEN accreditation signifies that a nursing program has met the highest national standards. ACEN is recognized as the accrediting body for all types of nursing education by the U.S. Department of Education, the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and several other organizations and governmental entities.
In a rigorous three-year process, the College’s B.S.N. … Continue reading PBSC nursing bachelor’s degree earns accreditation

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Poster hero’s winning design makes food waste the message

Heroes come from all walks of life. Graphic designers become heroes when they use their talents to help others understand an issue and take action.
Alana Jade Ramnarine, a Spring 2015 graduate of Palm Beach State’s Graphic Design Technology A.S. degree program, has achieved hero status through Posterheroes, a social graphic arts contest in its fifth year, organized by PLUG, a nonprofit cultural association based in Italy. Ramnarine is one of 40 winners chosen from a field of 871 entries, … Continue reading Poster hero’s winning design makes food waste the message

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A day of free dental care for those who can’t afford it at PBSC April 29

Dental care takes a bite out of most budgets, but the organizers of Free Dentistry Day want to help those who truly can’t afford the bite. On Wednesday, April 29, dentists affiliated with Atlantic Coast Dental Research Clinic, aided by Palm Beach State dental health students, will treat adults only on a first-come, first-served basis, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the College’s Dental Assisting Program Clinic on the Lake Worth campus, 4200 Congress Ave. … Continue reading A day of free dental care for those who can’t afford it at PBSC April 29

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Serpico shares “Face Off” experience with Cosmetology students

Emily Serpico, Palm Beach State Cosmetology program graduate, visited her old stomping grounds Wednesday, a day after she appeared on the Season 8 finale of “Face Off” as one of three finalists in the competition/elimination TV series that chooses Hollywood’s next great special effects artist.
Serpico, who turned 19 during the show’s taping, is the youngest contestant in the history of this Syfy cable network hit series, making her achievement especially noteworthy. She came close to winning, … Continue reading Serpico shares “Face Off” experience with Cosmetology students

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Florida Manufacturing Career Fair at Palm Beach State College April 22

Local manufacturers hope to find qualified job candidates at the Florida Manufacturing Career Fair on Wednesday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Palm Beach State College’s Public Safety Conference Center on the Lake Worth campus, 4200 Congress Ave. The career fair is free and open to the public. Veterans with ID may enter the fair early, from 9:30 to 10 a.m.
More than 25 hiring manufacturers are expected, representing industries ranging from electronics and marine to health care and cosmetics. … Continue reading Florida Manufacturing Career Fair at Palm Beach State College April 22

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PBSC hosts events to celebrate Black History Month

Palm Beach State College is holding a series of events across the College to celebrate Black History Month.
The events started today with the opening of the “Roots of Jazz and Blues Music” exhibit at the library (second floor gallery) on the Lake Worth campus. The exhibit runs throughout the month. As part of the exhibit, jazz musician Nathan Skinner, a University of Miami graduate, will speak about the history of jazz and play the vibraphone on Feb. … Continue reading PBSC hosts events to celebrate Black History Month

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Palm Beach State honors legacy of civil rights leader

Palm Beach State College held its 16th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast at the Lake Worth campus Jan. 15.
Dr. Lillie W. McCain, a retired professor from Mott Community College in Michigan, was the keynote speaker for the celebration themed “Education. Empowerment. Equality.” McCain, who grew up on a farm in Teoc, Miss., displayed a cotton stalk and wore a 9-foot cotton sack as a visual illustration of growing up picking cotton.  She discussed the importance of education and the need for individuals to address stereotypes and prejudices in order for the country to fulfill King’s dream that his “four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, … Continue reading Palm Beach State honors legacy of civil rights leader

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Palm Beach State celebrates veterans with breakfast

On the eve of the nation’s celebration of veterans, Palm Beach State College paused to acknowledge its own students and employees who have served in the armed forces.
The College held a free breakfast celebration at the Lake Worth, Belle Glade and Palm Beach Gardens campuses today in support of the 600 veterans enrolled this semester and dozens of others who work at the College.
“I think this event is great, and you get to mingle with other veterans,’’ said Sgt. … Continue reading Palm Beach State celebrates veterans with breakfast

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PBSC employees honored for going ‘above and beyond’

Palm Beach State’s Employee Recognition Committee presented the coveted Bravo Award to three College employees Nov. 7 at the Duncan Theatre on the Lake Worth campus. The ceremony capped off the annual college-wide competition that recognizes employees who go above and beyond the call of duty. The three winners were chosen from a pool of 28, all nominated by peers for their exceptional efforts that embody the College’s mission to foster student success.
The 2014 Bravo Award winners:
Kerry Weiss,Continue reading PBSC employees honored for going ‘above and beyond’

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New York Times best-selling author to speak at Palm Beach State

Liz Murray, author of a best-selling memoir of growing up with drug-addicted parents and overcoming homelessness, will speak at Palm Beach State College Oct. 21-22.
Murray will speak at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 21 in the Meldon Lecture Hall at the Palm Beach Gardens campus, 3160 PGA Blvd. She will speak again at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 22 at the Public Safety Training Center (Room 108) at the Lake Worth campus, 4200 Congress Ave. Students will have an opportunity to ask questions. … Continue reading New York Times best-selling author to speak at Palm Beach State

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