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Student Leader Receives Rothschild Award

    Catherine Wiersma of Denver, Colo., who recently completed her freshman year at Palm Beach Atlantic University, is the 2013 recipient of the University’s Rothschild Leadership Award. The award recognizes an outstanding freshman leader of

Business Students Observe Global Realities on Brazil Trip

Students, faculty and staff of Palm Beach Atlantic University's Rinker School of Business join members of the organization Green My Favela in the Rocinha favela in Rio. Below, the group takes part in a business visit in São Paulo.

Alumni Association Sets Golf, Tennis Tournament

The Alumni Association of Palm Beach Atlantic University has set its annual golf and tennis tournament and auction for Saturday, October 5, at the PGA National Resort & Spa. The tournaments, which are open to the public, will raise money for the Alumni Association Scholarship Fund. The

Pharmacy Students Do Important Missions Work in PBA's Backyard

Students from PBA's Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy did basic health checks and pitched in to bag goods in food pantries as part of their summer missions trip to interior Florida. Each summer Palm Beach Atlantic University’s

Endowed Scholarship Honors Christian Sampson

Christian Sampson, an Aramark employee who daily shared Scripture with diners on campus, is being remembered with a scholarship fund established in his honor. Sampson, who worked in the Fraser Dining Hall, passed away last fall. He was 28. “While Christian’s life was cut short, his impact

Ecological Study Focus of Summer Research

Armed with rubber boots, collection jars and plenty of sunscreen, PBA students are spending their summer searching for a headcount of three different ecological types:  Birds and fish, plankton and invertebrates, and sea grass and mangroves, in our local Intracoastal Waterway, just east of the

University Mourns Helen K. Persson

The Palm Beach Atlantic University community lost a true friend and long-time supporter Monday upon the death of Helen K. Persson. She was 95. “On top of her many accomplishments, it should be noted that Helen Persson made a career of caring,” University President William M. B. Fleming, Jr.

Summer Campers Focus on Missions

Palm Beach Atlantic University will serve as home base for more than 1,200 summer campers with a heart for missions who will be performing community service throughout Palm Beach County during the month of June. M-FUGE, part of the LifeWay Christian Resources FUGE family of camps, is designed

PBA Science Days Camp Engages Budding Scientists

Whether inside or out, PBA Science Days counselors help youngsters learn about science and enjoy the experience. (Left) Youngsters perform a "slime-making experiment" after inspecting a fire truck; (right) a camper shows a counselor the "fossil" he

Music Team to Bring Healing to Burundi

Bujumbura is the capital of Burundi and sits on the banks of giant Lake Tanganyika in central Africa. (see map; photo courtesy SteveRwanda) Alumnus Matthew Langford is returning to Burundi this summer to bring hope and comfort to the citizens of this