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Grads Represent PBA at Miss Florida Event

Grads Represent PBA at Miss Florida Event

Two PBA graduates were among the 43 contestants in last month’s Miss Florida pageant held in Lakeland.While neither Ginelle Ruffa nor Anne-Marie Campbell were named Miss Florida, they followed in the footsteps of 2010 PBA alumna Sierra Minott Jones, who participated in the 2008 event. As Miss

Fast Cars a Passion for Management Major

Fast Cars a Passion for Management Major

By the first time Jason Fichter first sped around the track at age 16, he was hooked on racing cars. His interest spurred his family to move from New Jersey to Florida, closer to race tracks in Sebring and Palm Beach County. A recent accident that sent his car airborne for 12 seconds has not

Ministry Grad Focuses on Family Ministry

Ministry Grad Focuses on Family Ministry

Marcos Gonzalez, a current Master of Divinity/MBA student, hopes to redeem God’s design for a Christ-centered family.Gonzalez had a difficult childhood in neglectful and abusive foster care. At the age of 18 he enlisted in the Air Force, where he began to thrive and take online college courses.

Alumnus Returns to Campus Leading MFuge Camp

Alumnus Returns to Campus Leading MFuge Camp

Jared Windham, a PBA alumnus of 2003, served as a student pastor with the MFuge camps on PBA’s campus. Jared is the son of Joe Windham, who also graduated from PBA in 1975.Windham is an associate pastor of student ministries at Sarasota Baptist Church and is married with two young children.After

From Prison Ministry to Evangelism & Apologetics Professor

From Prison Ministry to Evangelism & Apologetics Professor

Brian Wright, adjunct professor at PBA’s Orlando campus, uses experience serving in ministry at the Bureau of Prisons to teach evangelism and apologetics.Wright has served as a full-time federal prison chaplain for nearly a decade at the Bureau of Prisons. He received his masters of theology in New

Quality Enhancement Plan Focuses on Service Learning

Quality Enhancement Plan Focuses on Service Learning

Palm Beach Atlantic’s new Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) looks to service learning as a means to improve student learning.The theme, “Reach Out, Reach In, Reach Up,” in effect mirrors the University’s motto: Enlightening Minds, Enriching Souls, Extending Hands. Service learning is the area of

Sailfish Land 67 on Conference Honor Roll

Sailfish Land 67 on Conference Honor Roll

Nearly 70 student-athletes were named to the 2017 Sunshine State Conference Spring Commissioner's Honor Roll, announced last week by Commissioner Ed Pasque.A total of 67 Sailfish were named to the honor roll. The Sailfish had 58 spots on the fall honor roll, bringing their total to 125 during

Luther Draws Honors Students to Germany

Luther Draws Honors Students to Germany

 Statute of Martin Luther outside a church in Dresden, Germany. Photo by Nicole CorbinThey went to Germany to commemorate an event that took place 500 years ago but they returned with additional insights tracking up to the recent history of the region that exceeded their expectations.More than 20

Ministry Graduate Department Attains ATS Candidacy

Ministry Graduate Department Attains ATS Candidacy

Palm Beach Atlantic University’s School of Ministry Graduate Department was granted candidacy status with the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) last month.School of Ministry Dean Dr. Jonathan Grenz said that this accomplishment is the next step toward accredited member status with ATS.

Wenger, Johnson to Lead Res Life

Wenger, Johnson to Lead Res Life

Dean of Students Kevin Abel announced two promotions in the Residence Life department.Kara Wenger has been appointed director of Residence Life and will report to the Assistant Dean of Students. In her new role, Wenger will oversee the Residential Life office and Student Accountability. She joined