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PBSC students help promote healthy living at MLK celebration

Palm Beach State College students from the Student Empowerment in Action Club volunteered with the Debra Weiss Dance Company at the city of Boca Raton’s MLK Jr. Day annual celebration on Jan. 16.
The  celebration began with a free community breakfast at Ebenezer Baptist Church, the site of The King Monument and Allen’s Place Pearl City Community Garden (APPCCG).
PBSC students visited APPCCG, where DWDC donated a planting bed for the Pearl City Youth. They then joined in a parade to Mizner Park Amphitheatre, … Continue reading PBSC students help promote healthy living at MLK celebration

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Parker receives South Florida Ultimate CEO award

Palm Beach State President Ava L. Parker, J.D., has received the 2022 South Florida Ultimate CEO award from the South Florida Business Journal for her visionary business leadership.
The award was presented by Comcast Business during a ceremony Nov. 17 at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. As a recipient, Parker was featured with other honorees on the cover of the business journal’s Nov. 18 edition.
Parker was among 15 honorees, who were recognized for their amazing contributions to their company, … Continue reading Parker receives South Florida Ultimate CEO award

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New library resource center opens at the Lox Groves campus

The new Julie and John Kime Library Resource Center for students and faculty officially opened Nov. 14 during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Palm Beach State College’s Loxahatchee Groves campus.
The center, located on the third floor of the administration building, was made possible through a generous gift from PBSC alumni and philanthropists Julie and John Kime.
The new facility features personal computer and study spaces, a kiosk for students to access course materials using their PantherCard and a pin number, … Continue reading New library resource center opens at the Lox Groves campus

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Palm Beach State College ranked among America’s Top Online Colleges in 2023 by Newsweek and Statista

Palm Beach State College has been ranked among America’s Top Online Colleges in 2023 by Newsweek and the global data firm Statista.
“This ranking recognizes the talents and hard work of PBSC’s faculty in delivering teaching and learning excellence, and the expertise and commitment of team members across the institution who support students in every aspect of their academic journey,” said PBSC President Ava L. Parker, J.D.
PBSC ranked no. 70 out of 200 colleges. … Continue reading Palm Beach State College ranked among America’s Top Online Colleges in 2023 by Newsweek and Statista

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Panthers named Division II Gulf District Tournament runner-up

Palm Beach State College’s volleyball team was named the FCSAA/NJCAA Division II Gulf District Tournament runner-up Nov. 5 after being defeated by Gulf Coast State College in the Gulf District Championship game. They end the season 13-7.
During the tournament, which began Friday, Nov. 4, the Panthers first played South Florida State College. That victory advanced them to the Gulf District Tournament Semi Finals vs. Pensacola State College.
The Panthers entered as winners of 10 games in a row, … Continue reading Panthers named Division II Gulf District Tournament runner-up

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Lox Groves campus hosts inaugural Harvest Fest

Palm Beach State College’s Loxahatchee Groves campus held its inaugural Harvest Fest to raise awareness of the College and its programs for Palm Beach County’s central and western communities.
The recruitment event, which was sponsored by the Foundation for Palm Beach State College and attended by more than 200, featured a showcase of PBSC’s programs, hayrides, face painting, a mini farmers market, photo opportunities with Palmer and more. Partners were Basore Family Farms in Wellington and the Tractor Supply Company in Loxahatchee Groves. … Continue reading Lox Groves campus hosts inaugural Harvest Fest

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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

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PBSC and the community gather to pay tribute to 9/11 victims

Palm Beach State College, along with members of community organizations and the military, paused to remember the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks Sept. 8 in a College memorial ceremony titled “Remember the Fallen 9/11” held at its Palm Beach Gardens campus amphitheater.
Narrated by PBSC Student Development Manager Ashton Davis, the event was open to the public and featured moments of silence, facts about the attacks and remarks from PBSC staff and community members including PBSC President Ava L. … Continue reading PBSC and the community gather to pay tribute to 9/11 victims

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Lox Groves campus hosts local businesses during Community Roundup event

Palm Beach State College’s Loxahatchee Groves campus held a Welcome Back & Community Roundup networking event Aug. 26 for faculty, staff and local businesses from the Wellington Chamber of Commerce.
The western-themed event was attended by 67 faculty, staff and community members and was organized to welcome PBSC faculty back to campus, give College updates on the start of the fall 2022 term, and thank staff for their hard work. It also connected 11 local businesses to the campus and gave faculty the opportunity to meet representatives from those businesses and potential career possibilities for PBSC students and graduates. … Continue reading Lox Groves campus hosts local businesses during Community Roundup event

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Barbara Cipriano selected as provost of the Lake Worth campus

Barbara Cipriano has been selected as the new provost of Palm Beach State College’s Lake Worth campus effective Tuesday, Aug. 16. Cipriano has served as PBSC’s associate dean of Public Safety since 2007 and will continue in her oversight of Public Safety until an interim is appointed.
She is an experienced leader with more than 27 years in education. She has worked in both public and private sector organizations, … Continue reading Barbara Cipriano selected as provost of the Lake Worth campus

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