Palm Beach State College held a grand opening ceremony Thursday for the new Veterans Success Center on the Lake Worth campus.
About 175 people attended the event, including student veterans, elected officials and business and community leaders. U.S. Reps. Lois Frankel and Brian Mast were the guest speakers.
The 2,300-square-foot facility is designed to support veterans and their families who are pursuing their education at PBSC. It features a lounge for social and recreational activities, study areas, … Continue reading PBSC holds grand opening for new Veterans Success Center
U.S. Reps. Ted Deutch and Lois Frankel, who were both recently re-elected, will be the keynote speakers at the Palm Beach State College fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 20 for more than 2,700 graduates.
Deutch, who currently represents Florida’s 21st Congressional District covering communities throughout western Palm Beach and Broward counties, will speak at the 10 a.m. ceremony for the 1,325 graduates of the Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, Bachelor of Applied Science and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree programs along with the certificate programs. … Continue reading Deutch and Frankel to speak at PBSC fall commencement
Campaigning on her 69th birthday today, U.S. presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton spoke at Palm Beach State College, touting her plans for a stronger America and encouraging the energetic crowd to vote.
“If people get out and vote, we will have a victory on Nov. 8,’’ she said over applause. She noted that more than 200 million Americans are registered to vote, the largest number in the nation’s history, and more than 50 million of them are young voters. … Continue reading Hillary Clinton draws packed crowd to PBSC
Flanked by mothers holding pictures of relatives killed by gun violence, U.S. Reps. Lois Frankel and Ted Deutch held a press conference at Palm Beach State College today, urging opposition to bills in the Florida Legislature that would allow individuals with a concealed weapons license to carry firearms on college and university campuses.
“This Legislature is about to turn Florida into the Wild West,’’ said Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, noting the impact that the proposed legislation could have on the state at a time when the nation already is experiencing a rise in gun deaths and mass shootings. … Continue reading U.S. Reps. Deutch, Frankel urge opposition to guns on campus legislation
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
Earlier this month, Palm Beach State College student Charlene Rupert received an unexpected phone call that left her filled with excitement. On the other end was U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, who asked Rupert to accompany her to President Barack Obama’s 2015 State of the Union address in Washington D.C. today.
“When I received the invitation, I honestly didn’t know what to say,” said Rupert. “It was such an honor. For years, I have admired Lois because she is always trying to support immigrants like me find a better way of life here.”
Originally from Venezuela, … Continue reading Palm Beach State student to attend State of the Union address