Palm Beach State College received a special proclamation recognizing its 90th anniversary from the city of Delray Beach on May 2 and from the city of Palm Beach Gardens on May 4.
Accepting the honor on behalf of the College from Delray Beach mayor Shelly Petrolia was Provost and Dean of Students Services Van Williams. Joining him was Interim Associate Dean Luli Marx and Student Learning Center Manager Kim Copeland.
Dr. Tracy Pellett accepted the proclamation from the City of Palm Beach Gardens mayor Chelsea Reed. … Continue reading Delray Beach and Palm Beach Gardens recognize PBSC’s 90th anniversary year with proclamations
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
Students and community job seekers will be able to meet recruiters from a wide range of companies, health care providers and government agencies at two October career fairs to be held at Palm Beach State College’s Palm Beach Gardens and Boca Raton campuses. The fairs are organized by the PBSC Career Center on each campus.
Free and open to the public, the fairs will bring a combined total of more than 70 employers hiring for full- and part-time openings, … Continue reading Over 70 employers expected at October career fairs
Holocaust refugees who fled to Latin America will be among the topics discussed at the 9th Annual Spanish Language Celebration at Palm Beach State College’s Palm Beach Gardens campus March 21.
The celebration takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. in the BioScience Technology Complex, Room SC 127. The events, which are free and open to the public, include two panel discussions, a film presentation and more.
“The Ninth Annual Spanish Celebration promises to offer insights into historical and current events,” … Continue reading Students to lead first discussion at Spanish celebration
Well-known South Florida companies, hospitals and government agencies will be seeking qualified candidates at two job fairs set for October at Palm Beach State College.
More than 75 employers combined will exhibit at the job fairs, ready to hire for full- and part-time openings, ranging from entry level to managerial, as well as internships. The job fairs are free and open to the public.
Thursday, Oct. 5
1 – 4 p.m. … Continue reading More than 75 employers to recruit at two PBSC job fairs
The Palm Beach College Foundation will host its annual Golf Classic at the BallenIsles Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens on Friday, April 29. The deadline to register to play is April 26.
The tournament is themed “When you Play, Students Win” and is one of the Foundation’s premier corporate fundraising events. Proceeds will support the Foundation’s STEAM initiative to help meet the growing need for local, skilled professionals in science, technology, engineering, arts and math. … Continue reading PBSC golf tournament features new contests, double prizes and more
While more employers are hiring, they are still struggling to find quality candidates. On Thursday, Oct. 22, local job seekers will have the opportunity to impress 50 employers exhibiting at the Job Fair & University Transfer Day from 1 to 4 p.m. at the BioScience Technology Complex on Palm Beach State College’s Palm Beach Gardens campus, 3160 PGA Blvd. The event is free and open to the public.
“We’ve been hearing from a lot of local employers that they are having a hard time finding good people.” — Tracy Joinson
Private and public sector employers from a wide range of industries will be looking to fill current full- and part-time openings, … Continue reading Fifty employers to recruit at Oct. 22 Job Fair on PBG campus
Author and national radio personality Blanche Williams will be the speaker during the fourth Palm Beach State College Women’s Empowerment Forum from noon to 1 p.m. August 12. The event is free and open to the public.
Williams will share some of her past experiences, including working with the Clinton administration, hosting a national XM satellite radio talk show, and covering the nomination and inauguration of President Barack Obama. She was also invited to the White House because of her work as founder of the National Black Women’s Town Hall, … Continue reading Former national radio personality to address Women’s Empowerment Forum at PBSC
From Contact magazine, Spring 2014
In the spring of 1989, Joanne Cameron walked into a large empty room that was to become part of the new Limestone Creek Elementary School in Jupiter. Her task: to set up a library from scratch.
“I felt a bit overwhelmed, realizing the size of the project at hand,” says Cameron. That intimidation, however, soon turned into excitement as she thought of all the possibilities of the new job. … Continue reading An open book of kindness, passion and knowledge | Joanne Cameron
Students and the public have the opportunity to hear from women who are shaping our community in a series of free lunchtime talks hosted by Palm Beach State College.
On Tuesday, Feb. 4, the first Women’s Empowerment Forum will feature Beth Kigel, president and CEO of the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce. Kigel’s talk, titled “Road to CEO: Reflection & Insight as a Woman in Business,” will be held from noon to 1 p.m. … Continue reading Women’s Empowerment Forum kicks off Feb. 4