01/2013

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University Trustee Board Names Hawkins Chairman

Scott Hawkins     Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Board of Trustees has selected Scott Hawkins, local attorney and past president of The Florida Bar, as its new chairman effective January

Dining Hall Worker/Campus Favorite Christian Sampson Dies

PBA students, faculty members and staff pause Monday in Fraser Dining Hall to remember dining hall worker Christian Sampson, who died Sunday. Photo courtesy of The Beacon/Brandon Nelson

Faculty, Students Lend Helping Hand During Holidays

Palm Beach Atlantic University faculty and students helped to make the holiday season brighter for families around Palm Beach County. Professor of English Dr. Kathleen Anderson organized a Workship project in December in which she and a dedicated group of 18 PBA students painted a house with

Alum Uncovers Gift for Research in Pursuit of Medical Career

Medical school has been in Maira Gaffar’s sights ever since she was 6 years old. “It was my mother’s dream that I become a physician,” said Gaffar, a first-year student in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University and a recent graduate