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October 20, 2014

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The Quantum Foundation has awarded Palm Beach Atlantic University two grants totaling more than $280,000 over two years for health care needs in Palm Beach County.
PBA Receives Quantum Foundation Grants for Health Programs

Nine students were honored Tuesday as the outstanding graduates of their schools and several 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 10.

Ten Palm Beach Atlantic University seniors were chosen to offer words of inspiration over four days in chapel last week. The speakers were chosen from a pool of students nominated by deans, faculty and staff members.

Palm Beach Atlantic’s Preparatory Department recently announced a list of their students who had won, through audition, acceptance into fine arts magnet schools in Palm Beach County. The University’s Preparatory Department provides weekly individual and group instruction in music and dance to children and youth ages 3 to 18. Curricula are available in violin, viola, cello, piano, organ, harp, flute, trumpet, voice, ballet, jazz and modern dance. In addition, group classes in piano, music theory and string ensemble are provided. Preparatory Department instructors all have advanced degrees in music or dance, and are active performers in such organizations as the Florida Grand Opera, Miami City Ballet, Palm Beach Opera, Naples Philharmonic, Atlanta Symphony and Cleveland Orchestra.

Former U.S. Sen. William E. Brock III spoke at the latest President’s Lyceum, a University series in which visitors who have distinguished themselves in various professions share their insight.
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Six Palm Beach Atlantic University student leaders and one student organization were recognized during the recent Refresh Student Leadership Awards dinner in the Weyenberg Center.
Student Leaders, Organization Recognized at Awards Event

Angela Skaff, a third-year student in the Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy at Palm Beach Atlantic University, is among 12 recipients of the Student Leadership Award from American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). The award, sponsored by ASHP and the ASHP Research and Education Foundation, is given to student members in their second through fourth professional years of pharmacy school. The award winners receive a plaque, an ASHP drug information reference library and a $2,000 cash award.
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GSOP Student Earns ASHP National Campus Leadership Honor

Longtime Palm Beach Atlantic University Professor of Psychology and four-time Fulbright scholar Dr. Billy Ray Lewter passed away on Saturday, April 19, after a long illness.

At the U.S. Institute of Theatre Technology Conference, Palm Beach Atlantic University Associate Professor of Theatre Ann Cadaret won a trophy at a session called "Stump The Rigger."
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Theatre Faculty Member Wins Trophy at Conference

Palm Beach Atlantic University's Oratorio Chorus will present Music of Hope and Consolation: works by Felix Mendelssohn and John Rutter at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 28, at the Church of Bethesda By-the-Sea, 141 South County Road in Palm Beach. The event is free, but complimentary tickets are required. Contact Ticket Central (561) 803-2970 or ticketcentral@pba.edu for tickets. Directed by Geoffrey Holland, the chorus with orchestra will perform a program including Psalm 42 (SATB, in German, mvmt. 1), Hear My Prayer (Based on Psalm 55:1–7, in English, SATB with soprano soloist) and Verleih' uns Frieden ("Grant Us Peace," in German, SATB) by Mendelssohn. After an intermission, the chorus will perform the Requiem by John Rutter, which is regarded as his greatest contribution to the world of serious choral music.

 

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