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Chief of staff says PBSC helped him uncover new passions

During high school, Tom Valeo, now the chief of staff for the City of West Palm Beach, didn’t give much thought to attending college. Valeo says it was mainly because no one in his immediate family had ever graduated from college.
However, this changed when he got exposed to PBSC’s music department through his high school’s music program. Having music as a passion and considering PBSC’s program exceptional, he decided to enroll.
Valeo would go on to join the 12 O’clock Jazz Ensemble at PBSC and graduate with his Associate in Arts degree in 2013. … Continue reading Chief of staff says PBSC helped him uncover new passions

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West Palm Beach recognizes PBSC’s 90th anniversary year with proclamation

Palm Beach State College received a special proclamation recognizing its 90th anniversary from the city of West Palm Beach May 15.
Accepting the honor on behalf of the College from Mayor Keith James was Provost of the Lake Worth campus Barbara Cipriano. Joining her was Susan Del Portal, external affairs manager; Matthew Lenihan, business and community relations director; David Rutherford, chief executive officer of the Foundation for PBSC; Ana Thomas, corporate partnerships director; Deborah Gordon, corporate and continuing education director; … Continue reading West Palm Beach recognizes PBSC’s 90th anniversary year with proclamation

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PBSC authors feature 100 legendary locals in new book

If you’ve ever wondered how the city of West Palm Beach became the thriving metropolis it is today, you might want to grab a copy of “Legendary Locals of West Palm Beach,” by Janet M. DeVries and Dr. Ginger L. Pedersen of Palm Beach State College.
The 130-page book, which was released earlier this week, features 100 people and two animals who all have ties to the city and helped it grow.
DeVries, a library technician at PBSC’s Lake Worth campus, … Continue reading PBSC authors feature 100 legendary locals in new book

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Jeri Muoio to address Women’s Empowerment Forum at Palm Beach State College June 3

West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio will be the keynote speaker during the third Palm Beach State College Women’s Empowerment Forum from noon to 1 p.m. June 3.
Muoio’s presentation is titled “Beyond the Glass Ceiling.” The talk will be given in the BioScience Technology Complex, room SC127, on the Palm Beach Gardens campus, 3160 PGA Blvd. Reservations are encouraged and can be made online at www.palmbeachstate.edu/CCE/Leadership or by calling 561-207-5708. Attendees may bring their lunch; … Continue reading Jeri Muoio to address Women’s Empowerment Forum at Palm Beach State College June 3

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