Tag: mental health

Androff Cesar wins the Palm Beach State student track under the FAU Wave Program

Palm Beach State College student Androff Cesar is helping high school students access tools and resources to live mindful and organized lives through his award-winning community service program called Mind Check South Florida.
The program was developed through the FAU Wave program, an applied research and entrepreneurial competition that challenges students to develop projects that solve real-world problems.
Mind Check was selected as the winner out of four projects, submitted by PBSC students individually and in teams, … Continue reading Androff Cesar wins the Palm Beach State student track under the FAU Wave Program

Read Article

Workshop helps educate on suicide prevention

A Lunch & Learn workshop titled “Stop the Stigma” was held at Palm Beach State College to help educate faculty, staff and students about suicide prevention.
More than 100 people attended the event, which was held Sept. 27 for Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. It was hosted by the Lake Worth Psychology & Human Services Club in partnership with the Hanley Foundation, Lake Worth Student Activities and the Student Counseling and Case Management Center. … Continue reading Workshop helps educate on suicide prevention

Read Article

Super Bowl winner talks mental health during luncheon

Palm Beach State College welcomed Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Brandon Powell to the Lake Worth campus April 5 for a Lunch & Learn presentation titled “My Life, My Journey.”
During the event, sponsored by Student Activities for National Stress Awareness Month, Powell discussed his childhood, his time in the National Football League, and how he deals with mental stress on and off the field.
According to Powell, whose team won the 2022 Super Bowl against the Cincinnati Bengals, … Continue reading Super Bowl winner talks mental health during luncheon

Read Article

PBSC celebrates first graduates of the Human Services bachelor’s program

Five Palm Beach State College students are hoping to improve the lives of others as they become the first to graduate from the bachelor’s degree program in Human Services.
Each one has overcome great challenges ranging from addiction and depression to abuse and bullying and now have a deep desire to help others in similar situations.
“One of the best parts of my job is watching people transform into the next version of themselves,” said Dr. … Continue reading PBSC celebrates first graduates of the Human Services bachelor’s program

Read Article

Wheeler to encourage mental health dialogue as student trustee

Growing up, Tarruck Wheeler saw school as an insurmountable problem.
“It was always challenging for me,” says Wheeler, who ended up getting a GED.
At the time, Wheeler, now PBSC’s newly selected student trustee and a Dr. Floyd F. Koch Honors College student, was struggling with dyslexia. However, he did not realize it until he was officially diagnosed later in life. Once diagnosed, he got the courage to pursue a higher education.
Wheeler, who will serve for the 2021-22 academic year, … Continue reading Wheeler to encourage mental health dialogue as student trustee

Read Article

Injured Army vet overcomes tragedies to earn his degree

United States Army Veteran Clarence Jennings has had to endure one too many tragedies in his life, but he’s not letting any of them stop him from reaching his goals.
Jennings, 68, started attending Palm Beach State College two years ago and will graduate this month with an Associate in Science degree in Human Services. He also earned a PBSC College Credit Certificate in Addiction Studies.
Originally from Detroit, Mich., Jennings had attended the University of Detroit and a few other colleges earlier in his life but never obtained a degree. … Continue reading Injured Army vet overcomes tragedies to earn his degree

Read Article

Sign up for email notices

Have a story idea?

Submit Your News

Search / Archives

Panther Instagram Gallery

[instagram-feed]