By: Ilene Greenfield
Inspired by the technology used when she was a young child in treatment, Palm Beach State College adjunct instructor Jenna Laquerre pursued her passion to become a sonographer with determination. She had been working at a pediatric institution and would be among the first students to take the American Registry for Diagnostic Sonography (ARDMS) Pediatric Sonography registry examination, in 2016. Passing the examination and becoming certified in this new pediatric specialty would be the gateway to advancing her employment in the field. … Continue reading From class notes to published author: A PBSC instructor revolutionizes the field of sonography →
Eric Godinez, a student in Palm Beach State College’s Radiography A.S. degree program, is one of two students from Florida selected for the 2017 Student Leadership Development Program of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists.
ASRT selected 96 radiography students nationwide, approximately two from each state, for this special program designed to groom new leaders and provide a bridge of support during the transition from school to entering the profession.
The highlight of the program is an all-expense paid trip to the ASRT Educational Symposium and Annual Governance and House of Delegates Meeting in Orlando June 22-25. … Continue reading Radiography student chosen for national program →
Michael C. Latimer, associate professor at Palm Beach State College, has been elected to serve as the 2015-16 president-elect of the board of directors of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists. After one term as president-elect, he will serve one term as president and one term as chairman of the board.
Latimer teaches medical imaging for Palm Beach State’s Radiography Associate in Science degree program on the College’s Palm Beach Gardens campus. … Continue reading Latimer to lead world’s largest association for medical imaging professionals →
From Contact magazine, Winter 2014-15
If anything defines today’s college students, it’s their goal to graduate with a job, a career-track job. But a good job in a student’s field of interest doesn’t happen by accident. It requires a college curriculum that matches employers’ needs. It also helps if these same employers are involved in developing the job candidates they want to hire.
Luckily, Palm Beach State College students have more than 400 local business partners in their corner. … Continue reading A Strong Fabric: How business partners boost student success →
Michael C. Latimer, associate professor at Palm Beach State College, has been elected to serve as vice president of the board of directors of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists for 2014-2015.
Latimer teaches medical imaging for Palm Beach State’s Radiography Associate in Science degree program on the College’s Palm Beach Gardens campus. The program prepares students for careers as radiologic technologists—the health care professionals who perform medical imaging procedures or plan and deliver radiation therapy. … Continue reading Latimer elected to American Society of Radiologic Technologists board →