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Students Tour UFG Headquarters, Glean Wisdom from Leaders

In a high-ceilinged auditorium known as the Hall of Wisdom, J.J. Prendamano, the semi-retired general manager of West Palm Beach-based United Franchise Group, told Palm Beach Atlantic University students this week that it’s not enough to be satisfied with one’s accomplishments.

Alumnus to Speak During Founders Day Chapel April 1

Palm Beach Atlantic University graduate Jordan Stinziano will speak during the University’s Founders Day Chapel at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 1, in the DeSantis Family Chapel, 300 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. The event is free. Founders Day is sponsored by the Palm Beach Atlantic University

'Breakfast With Fred' Speakers Share Wisdom at PBA

As a young man, Krish Dhanam looked up to, and later trained under, the legendary motivator Zig Ziglar. But who influenced well-known leadership experts like Ziglar, John Maxwell and Bill Glass? They were all looking up to the late business executive Fred Smith, Dhanam said Friday at Palm

Students' Global Projects Receive Support Through 'Birdies'

Students' Global Projects Receive Support Through 'Birdies'

The Birdies for Children fund-raising initiative, a partnership with the Honda Classic golf tournament, is helping to send Palm Beach Atlantic University students on global projects near and far. The student missions program at PBA has raised more than 66,000 so far through the Birdies for

Education, Volunteerism Valued by 2014 Women of Distinction

For Palm Beach philanthropist and community service champion Susie Elson, the road to a career in mental health advocacy began on a trip to Milledgeville, Ga., home to the state’s mental hospital. At the time, the hospital had the dubious distinction of being the largest mental institution in

Six Commended for Actions that Exemplify 'PBA One' Theme

Six Commended for Actions that Exemplify 'PBA One' Theme

Palm Beach Atlantic University President William M. B. Fleming, Jr. (center) recognizes six members of the PBA community for demonstrating the theme for this academic year, PBA One — One Mind, One Voice. The recipients are (from left) Vanetta Bratcher, Jason

Theatre Student to Go Behind Scenes of ‘War Horse’ at Kravis

Palm Beach Atlantic University junior theatre arts major Alina Castillo meets with "War Horse" Company Manager Steve Varon (right) and Assistant Company Manager Matthew Lerner at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach.

University Launches Free Mobile App: Palm PBA

Palm Beach Atlantic University takes another step in its commitment to remaining on the leading edge of higher education technology with the launch of the University’s free mobile app: Palm PBA "The app was designed with the PBA student in mind and to augment our general internal communications

Musician Pens Song in Honor of PBA Student’s Friend

As the music of Christian classical guitarist and world traveler Rodrigo Rodriguez resonated throughout the DeSantis Family Chapel during a special presentation last year, Palm Beach Atlantic University honors student Carly Chapman experienced a tremendous sense of peace. “There was such a

Supreme Court Justice Shares Life Lessons at PBA

A product of parochial schools in Georgia, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas considers his eighth-grade teacher among his most influential mentors. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas speaks during a special chapel event in the DeSantis Family