Palm Beach State College kicked off its collegewide New Student Welcome events at the Belle Glade and Loxahatchee Groves campuses earlier this week in advance of the start of fall classes.
The events, formerly called New Student Convocation, are meant to help the College’s anticipated 5,000 first-time-in-college students and their families make connections and familiarize themselves with PBSC.
“Students really enjoyed themselves at the Belle Glade campus,” said Drew Barrett, student activities manager. “The new students participated in an informative panel event with distinguished faculty and two current students from SGA. … Continue reading PBSC kicks off New Student Welcome events
Palm Beach State College will hold a New Student Convocation on each campus to welcome an anticipated 5,000 first-time-in-college students and their families this fall.
The events will be held on different days and times before and after the start of the fall term Aug. 23. Some of the activities will include interactive games, speakers, food, giveaways, appearances by Palmer the Panther and PBSC Drumline performances.
“It’s an introduction to the college experience,’’ said Drew Barrett, … Continue reading New Student Convocation set for all five campuses
Palm Beach State College held New Student Convocation this week at each of its four campuses to officially welcome students to their academic careers. This marked the first year that the events were held during the first week of class.
“By holding Convocation earlier, students have the opportunity to experience a sense of engagement at the very beginning of their college career,” said Dr. Peter Barbatis, vice president of student services and enrollment management. “This engagement with the College, … Continue reading It’s official: You are now a college student!
Palm Beach State College held New Student Convocation at the Palm Beach Gardens and Lake Worth campuses today, continuing a series of celebrations being held across the College to formally welcome thousands of first-time students and mark the start of their academic journeys.
Dressed in academic regalia, faculty and staff greeted students and their families, creating a ceremonial experience similar to what students will get when they graduate. Students heard motivational remarks from various speakers, information on PBSC services and tips on how to succeed in college. … Continue reading Palm Beach State presents high-energy welcome for new students