Tag: STEAM luncheon

A strong skill set, grit and optimism are key to entrepreneurship, says GaryVee during PBSC’s STEAM Luncheon

One of the leading global minds on innovation and technology Gary Vaynerchuk, or “GaryVee” as he is known to his 44 million social media followers, spoke to a crowd of more than 500 as the keynote speaker at Palm Beach State College’s Yvonne S. Boice STEAM Luncheon presented by Bank of America on Tuesday, April 16, at the Kravis Center for Performing Arts Cohen Pavilion in West Palm Beach.
The annual luncheon honored the philanthropic legacy of the College’s late friend, … Continue reading A strong skill set, grit and optimism are key to entrepreneurship, says GaryVee during PBSC’s STEAM Luncheon

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The Foundation for Palm Beach State College awards $25,000 scholarship to local hero

Palm Beach State College presented certified nursing assistant Jermya Adams, 23, a full scholarship for $25,000 at the College’s Yvonne S. Boice STEAM Luncheon on April 16 at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts Cohen Pavilion. The annual event aims to increase scholarships, business partnerships and internship opportunities to support students pursuing science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics fields.
Adams was selected after she saved the life of a local toddler. On April 10, … Continue reading The Foundation for Palm Beach State College awards $25,000 scholarship to local hero

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Patterson talks literacy, arts during STEAM luncheon

With 147 novels published, it’s no wonder that the world’s best-selling author, James Patterson, writes all day, every day.
“I love it,” Patterson told the crowd of more than 540 Wednesday as the guest speaker at Palm Beach State College’s 7th annual STEAM luncheon. “Writing to me is an opportunity to share my truth either realistically or symbolically as to how I view the world.”
The event, chaired by south Florida businesswoman and philanthropist Yvonne Boice and presented by Bank of America, … Continue reading Patterson talks literacy, arts during STEAM luncheon

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Pitbull encourages STEAM crowd to follow their own path

What is one key to success in life? According to Armando Christian Perez, better known as “Pitbull,” it’s to follow your own journey in life.
“I think that a lot of people always try to keep up with the Joneses as a way to benchmark their success and don’t follow their own journeys,” the Grammy award winner told the crowd of more than 650 at the Palm Beach State College Foundation’s 5th annual STEAM luncheon today. … Continue reading Pitbull encourages STEAM crowd to follow their own path

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Mr. Worldwide to headline STEAM luncheon

You might not know his songs by name, but chances are you’ve heard many.
Armando Christian Perez, professionally known as “Pitbull,” has collaborated on hit songs with stars like Jennifer Lopez, Usher, Christina Aguilera, Chris Brown, Ke$ha and Shakira.
The Grammy award winner has recorded hundreds of songs and sold more than 70 million singles, with No. 1 hits in more than 15 countries.
On Feb. 1, the Palm Beach State College Foundation will welcome him as the keynote speaker for the Foundation’s 2017 STEAM (Science, … Continue reading Mr. Worldwide to headline STEAM luncheon

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‘Be the best you can be,’ says Patrick during PBSC’s STEAM luncheon

A crowd of more than 500 attended Palm Beach State College Foundation’s fourth annual STEAM luncheon today at the Kravis Center for Performing Arts. The luncheon featured NASCAR driver Danica Patrick, the first woman speaker for the event.
The event raised money for the Foundation’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) initiative to help prepare students for the high-paying, high-demand positions immediately available in these industries.
Before Patrick’s remarks, Yvonne Boice, event chair, … Continue reading ‘Be the best you can be,’ says Patrick during PBSC’s STEAM luncheon

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NASCAR driver Danica Patrick to headline PBSC STEAM luncheon

American auto racing driver and spokeswoman Danica Patrick will be the keynote speaker at the Palm Beach State College Foundation’s 2016 STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) luncheon presented by Bank of America.
The affair will take place at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts’ Cohen Pavilion in West Palm Beach. Individual tickets are $165; a table of 10 is $1,600.
“We are thrilled to welcome Danica to Palm Beach State College,” said President Ava L. … Continue reading NASCAR driver Danica Patrick to headline PBSC STEAM luncheon

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Science is trending says deGrasse Tyson

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson kicked off the third year of the STEAM initiative on Feb. 5 as he spoke to a sold out crowd of more than 700 at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts during the Palm Beach State College Foundation’s STEAM luncheon.
Palm Beach State’s STEAM initiative was launched in early 2013 to impact the projected shortage of local, skilled professionals in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) fields. The goal of the initiative is to prepare students for the high-paying, … Continue reading Science is trending says deGrasse Tyson

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