More than 500 students, one the largest graduating classes ever, will receive degrees during Palm Beach Atlantic University's spring commencement at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. The event is open to graduates and guests who hold tickets.
Nine students were honored Tuesday as the outstanding graduates of their schools and 49 others received departmental awards and scholarships as part of Palm Beach Atlantic University's Honors Day ceremony. The outstanding graduates each receive special recognition during spring commencement on May 5.
Former NFL coach Tony Dungy closed out the second and final day of the World Leaders Conference at Palm Beach Atlantic University last week, which included a highly anticipated address by former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Wednesday. Blair offered practical advice to conference goers in the form of seven leadership lessons he learned during his time in public office.
Palm Beach Atlantic University students, faculty and staff were among 10 recipients of the "Lead by Example" award, a recognition given by Interim President William M.B. Fleming Jr. to those who personify this year's University-wide theme.
The Palm Beach Atlantic University Athletic Department this week presented 14 annual awards to student-athletes and inducted a record 13 students into the national college athlete honor society. The athletes, who were chosen by the PBA Athletics administration, head coaches and support personnel, were honored during the department’s annual awards night in the Helen K. Persson Recital Hall in Vera Lea Rinker Hall.
Logan Thomas, a mathematics major from Melbourne, Fla., and Tay Mazzola, an English and history major from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., have been named recipients of Palm Beach Atlantic University's Outstanding Student Leader Award.
About 20 students in Palm Beach Atlantic University's School of Education and Behavioral Studies were invited to be part of a preview screening of the film "Bully" last week at Muvico Parisian 20 in CityPlace.
Bill Conaty, who retired as senior vice president for human resources at GE in 2007 and is considered a leader in his field, spoke at Palm Beach Atlantic University recently as part of the President's Lyceum.