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September 21, 2014

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This week Palm Beach Atlantic University President William M. B. Fleming Jr. recognized three members of the PBA community for demonstrating the University's theme for the 2013-14 academic year, "PBA One — One Mind, One Voice."
Three Saluted for Involving Colleagues in Capital Campaign

Florida State Senator Joe Negron (R-Stuart) is the featured speaker at Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Spring Commencement at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 10 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center.
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Palm Beach Atlantic University President William M. B. Fleming, Jr. announced today the retirement of the University’s Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Joseph A. Kloba. Joining the University in 1995 to lead the graduate counseling program, Dr. Kloba was promoted to associate provost in 1998 and has served as provost for nearly 11 years. President Fleming announced the appointment of Dr. Gene C. Fant, Jr. as Palm Beach Atlantic’s new provost and chief academic officer effective June 1. Dr. Fant has served as executive vice president for academic administration and dean of the faculty at Union University in Jackson, Tenn. He co-led the development of the Union 2015 Strategic Plan. Prior to his current role, Dr. Fant served as vice president of academic administration and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and previously chaired the 10-member English department at Union.

Seven Palm Beach Atlantic University students have received scholarships from the Executive Women of the Palm Beaches. The students were recognized at the 31st annual Women in Leadership Awards Luncheon
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Palm Beach Atlantic University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Joseph Kloba recently announced seven faculty promotions. Those promoted include Dr. Linda Ellington, Dr. Diane Esposito, Dr. Patrick Heyman, Dr. Melvin Holder, Dr. Sam Joeckel, Dr. Ann Langlois and Dr. Lee Prescott.

The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness at Palm Beach Atlantic University has announced the recipients of the University's 2014-2015 Quality Initiative (QI) Faculty and Student Research Grants. The grant cycle runs from July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015.

As part of a $5,000 Lighthouse Project grant from BB&T, 15 bank employees and their family members, along with Palm Beach Atlantic University students and employees, recently spent a Saturday morning restoring a playground in the Rosemary Village community of West Palm Beach.
Volunteers Refurbish Playground with Support from BB&T

State Sen. Joe Negron (R-Stuart) was true to his word when he promised to keep his remarks brief on Saturday during Palm Beach Atlantic University's spring commencement. Yet though his remarks were brief, Sen. Negron packed a lot of wisdom in three succinct points. Held at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, the afternoon ceremony included a tribute to one of PBA's founding fathers and a posthumous degree presentation to a father of four who met with an untimely death in March.

Five recent graduates of Palm Beach Atlantic University's School of Nursing received the 2014 Aneice Lassiter Excellence in Nursing Awards.
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Five Nursing Graduates Named Lassiter Award Recipients

Palm Beach Atlantic University junior Collena Whitbeck raised money for a global summer project in Malta by asking friends to make pledges based on how much weight she lost. A nearby gym, Crossfit CityPlace, agreed to match the donations.
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