Transfer Couselors

Phone: (888) GO TO PBA or (561) 803-2000 or email 

Matt Stegall: Primary Transfer Counselor

(handling all transfer applications, except School of Nursing and School of Music and Fine Arts -- see below)
Meet Matt Stegall, Primary Transfer Counselor

Where did you grow up? West Palm Beach, FL

Where did you study? Baptist Bible College, Clarks Summit, PA

What did you study? Philosophy and History  

Give three reasons to attend PBA:

  • PBA is a Christ centered university
  • Excellent undergraduate programs
  • Location

What is your favorite College memory? Sledding down a very steep hill in the back of an old truck liner with 15 other guys

What is your favorite verse?  "For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith - and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God - not by works, so that no one can boast." Ephesians 2: 8-9 (NIV)

Phone: (561) 803-2105 | Email:


Lauren Sherwood: School of Music and Fine Arts

Meet Lauren Wade, School of Music and Fine Arts Counselor

Where did you grow up? Lakewood, OH (right outside of Cleveland).

Where did you study? Palm Beach Atlantic University.

What did you study? Communication.

Give three reasons to attend PBA:

  • Community -- not only among the students, but also between the Professors and students.
  • Personal growth in your faith.
  • I’m convinced West Palm Beach is the greatest location on Earth!

What is your favorite College memory? Missions experiences. I went to Thailand and Peru with PBA. I developed some amazing experiences and grew in my faith.

What is your favorite verse?  “However, I consider my life worth nothing to me, if only I may finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me- the task of testifying to the gospel of God’s grace”  -- Acts 20:24
Recruiting Territory: Mid-Atlantic States (Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Virginia); students in the School of Music and Fine Arts; and West rotation (a rotation of all states west of the Mississippi (with the exception of Colorado, Texas, Minnesota, and Missouri).

Phone: (561) 803-2113 | Email:


Bethany Donth: School of Nursing

Bethany Donth, School of Nursing Counselor

Where I Grew Up: Pensacola, FL.

Where I Studied: Palm Beach Atlantic University.

What I Studied: History with a minor in English.

Three Reasons to Attend PBA:

  • Opportunity to be challenged academically in a Christ-centered environment.
  • Tons of clubs and organizations to get involved in.
  • The downtown location provides great opportunities to build connections in the community for future job placement.

Favorite College Memory: Travel Study! I traveled through Italy with the honors program and studied at Oxford University fall of my Junior year. PBA provides amazing study abroad opportunities!

Favorite Verse: "Many are the plans in a man's heart, but it is the Lord's purpose that prevails." Proverbs 19:21

Recruiting Territory:  Colorado, Texas, Minnesota, Missouri, California and additional west rotation

Phone: (561) 803-2108 | Email: