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Professor Replicates, Records Post-Civil War-Era Band Music

Dr. Michael O'Connor, associate professor of musicology at Palm Beach Atlantic University, recently spent a week coordinating and performing on a recording of the late 19th-century wind band music of Thomas Coates with Newberry's Victorian Cornet Band. O'Connor prepared all the music from

Business Students Observe Economic Progress on Prague Trip

Known for its majestic castles and cathedrals, the city of Prague is rich both in history and picturesque scenery. But it was the central European city’s emerging economy that attracted a group of more than 30 Palm Beach Atlantic University students and faculty to the Czech Republic this

Pharmacy Students Claim Sixth Quiz Bowl Win at Conference

Students from Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Gregory School of Pharmacy brought home several awards during the recent Florida Pharmacy Association 124th Annual Meeting and Conference in Fort Lauderdale. For the sixth time in seven years, students from Gregory School of Pharmacy won the

Preparatory Department Invites Families to Open House Event

    The Palm Beach Atlantic University Preparatory Department will host an open house at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16, in Vera Lea Rinker Hall, 326 Acacia Road, West Palm Beach. The Preparatory Department offers premier music, dance and vocal

Complete Florida Offers Degree Opportunities for Adult Learners

Palm Beach Atlantic University is a partner with Complete Florida, an online program specifically for adults who have earned some college credit but stopped out before earning a degree. In Florida, approximately 2.2 million adults have earned some college credit. By 2018, approximately 59

University Adds Coastal Towers Apartments to Campus Footprint

Palm Beach Atlantic University President William M. B. Fleming, Jr. announced today that the University has acquired Coastal Towers Apartments, a nine-story apartment building adjacent to the campus to provide premium residential housing for students. The purchase for 6.4 million was handled by

Free Enterprise Camp Lets Teens Earn While They Learn

Those in need of a coffee beverage or a quick lunch were able to find it — for a price — at Palm Beach Atlantic University this week. A group of 89 high school students in the Free Enterprise Leadership Challenge sold coffee drinks, fast food items, tie-dyed T-shirts, concessions and other

PBA to Become Launching Pad for Ideas During Startup Weekend

Come on Friday night with an idea. Leave on Sunday night with a startup business. That’s the concept behind Startup Weekend West Palm Beach, a gathering of local entrepreneurs and visionaries set to take place at Palm Beach Atlantic University from July 18 to 20. Startup Weekend is a

Chamber Music Festival to Sound Opening Notes July 3 at PBA

Last year's Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival core members and guest artists gather onstage. The Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival opens its summer season at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Palm Beach Atlantic University in the Helen K. Persson Recital Hall in