Palm Beach State College partnered with the Florida Black Historical Research Project, Inc. to bring the 185th Seminole Reunion to Palm Beach County.
The Jan. 11 – 15, 2023 reunion, which featured local tours, symposiums, films, historical recitations and spiritual remembrances, recounted how the two battles of the Loxahatchee River turned the tide of the 40-yearlong assault on native and African Seminole freedom on the Florida peninsula and led to the capture and deportation of these people on the deadly Trail of Tears to Oklahoma. … Continue reading PBSC helps tell the story of Florida’s Seminole Alliance
Dr. Tracy Pellett has joined Palm Beach State College as the new provost at the Palm Beach Gardens campus effective Sept. 16.
Pellett, who was selected after a nationwide search, is an Orlando native and an experienced educator, professor and academic administrator. Before coming to PBSC, he worked with Amazon leading a workforce development initiative for adult learners near Seattle, Wash.
Tracy has a comprehensive background in higher education spanning more than 30 years. His many leadership roles include serving as executive director of University assessment at Minnesota State University-Mankato in Mankato, … Continue reading Pellett selected as new provost of the Palm Beach Gardens campus
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
The Veterans Resource Center on the Palm Beach Gardens campus has a new 529-square-foot home to better accommodate its growing number of student veterans.
The center, formerly located on the second floor of the library, is now in the Burt Reynolds Student Center, Room 134 adjacent to the Student Services Lounge.
“This location is a premier spot on our campus and will be much more convenient for our veterans as it is close to advising, the cafeteria, … Continue reading Bigger veterans center offers more to Gardens students
The 10th Annual Spanish Language Celebration will be held on March 20 at Palm Beach State College’s Palm Beach Gardens campus.
The event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. in room SC 127 in the BioScience Technology Complex. Themed “The American Dream,” it is free and open to the public. It includes a presentation titled “The Political Crisis in Venezuela: Is a Regime Change Possible?” from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. by Dr. Luis Fleischman, PBSC professor of sociology and author of “Latin America in the Post-Chávez Era.” Fleischman also served as a foreign policy advisor to Mitt Romney during his 2012 presidential campaign. … Continue reading Celebration explores history and current events
When Dr. Tunjarnika Coleman-Ferrell enrolled in summer classes at Palm Beach State College in Palm Beach Gardens in 1990, she never imagined that she would one day lead the campus.
She was a freshly minted Palm Beach Gardens High School graduate with a full scholarship to Washington and Jefferson College and who had plans to become a medical doctor. However, before packing her bags and leaving her South Florida roots for the private liberal arts school in Pennsylvania, … Continue reading Provost now leads campus where she took her first classes
Palm Beach State College’s Media Technology and Instructional Services department at the Palm Beach Gardens campus has won two top honors in the 2016 national video contest conducted by the Consortium of College and University Media Centers. First-place awards went to “Library Tour” in the Best Training Video category and “Student Learning Center” in the Best Promotional Video category. The entire MTIS staff contributed to the production of the videos.
This is the seventh year CCUMC has conducted a video contest. … Continue reading Gardens MTIS department wins national awards
Palm Beach State College Professor S. Lizbeth Martin, advisor for the Beachcomber student newspaper, has been elected president of the Florida College System Publications Association.
FCSPA, a division of the Florida College System Activities Association, brings together students and advisors to discuss and share ideas relating to student publications and mass media. Martin, who served as vice president in the past, was elected to a two-year term during the 57th Annual FCSPA Conference and Awards Banquet in Orlando late last month. … Continue reading Martin tapped to lead FCS Publications Association
In his surrogate role for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, Vice President Joe Biden made a campaign stop at Palm Beach State College’s Palm Beach Gardens campus yesterday. Greeted by a chant of “Joe, Joe, Joe…,” he spoke at the outdoor amphitheater to the several hundred gathered, including millennials.
“This is all in your hands this election,” said Biden. “The millennials literally make up more of the voting population this time out than my vaulted baby boomer generation. … Continue reading Biden rallies support for Clinton on Gardens campus
On Wednesday, Nov. 2, Vice President Joe Biden will campaign for Hillary Clinton at the amphitheater on the Palm Beach Gardens campus.
Admission starts at 12:30 p.m. The program will begin at 2:30 p.m. Biden will lay out the high stakes of November’s election for Florida families and highlight Clinton’s vision for an America that is stronger together, with an economy that works for everyone.
Overflow parking will be available at the Eissey Campus Theatre. … Continue reading Vice President Joe Biden to appear at PBSC