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Student Writing Projects Assist Orlando-Area Organizations

Student Writing Projects Assist Orlando-Area Organizations

Students in the business English course at Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Orlando campus recently put their skills into practice by completing several real-life projects for area organizations. Students created a brochure (pictured) and other promotional materials for the Trident

Human Performance and Sport Major Receives UPS Scholarship

Human Performance and Sport Major Receives UPS Scholarship

Palm Beach Atlantic University student Maritza Vicente of West Palm Beach, a junior who is majoring in human performance and sport, has been selected to receive a UPS Scholarship provided by the Florida Independent College Fund and its national partner, the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC).

University’s Impact on Local Economy Rises to $371 Million

University’s Impact on Local Economy Rises to $371 Million

Palm Beach Atlantic University projects an impact of 371,456,898 on Palm Beach County’s economy this academic year, according to the University’s Office of Assessment, Accreditation and Research.  That is compared to 345,573,325 in 2014, an increase of 7 percent.  “Palm Beach Atlantic

Family Weekend Features Events for Students, Guests from Home

Family Weekend Features Events for Students, Guests from Home

Friends and family from near and far will join Palm Beach Atlantic University students for on-campus athletic events, an academic presentation, a service project, a concert and numerous other activities during PBA’s Family Weekend, which begins Wednesday, Oct. 7, and runs through Sunday, Oct. 11.

Wellington Campus Hosts Youth Entrepreneurship Program

Wellington Campus Hosts Youth Entrepreneurship Program

The Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the inaugural 2015-2016 Central Palm Beach Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!). Classes will be held at Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Wellington Campus on Wednesdays from 4:30-7:30 p.m. YEA! is an afterschool program in

Pastor, Author to Speak During Christival 2015

Pastor, Author to Speak During Christival 2015

Dr. Tony Merida, founding pastor of Imago Dei Church in Raleigh, North Carolina, will be the speaker during this year’s Christival, which gets under way at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, and continues through Thursday, Sept. 24, at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Christival is a long-standing PBA

Faculty Work with Local Advocates on Video Series

Faculty Work with Local Advocates on Video Series

School of Education and Behavioral Studies faculty and graduate students gathered with anti-trafficking advocates and counseling professionals Friday morning for discussion and possible collaboration on a video counseling project, which includes working with David Nixon, director of "Letters to

Students Share on Faith, Relationships While Abroad

Students Share on Faith, Relationships While Abroad

More than 100 people gathered in the DeSantis Family Chapel Sunday at “Stories from the Field,” a time to hear students reflect on their summer overseas under Palm Beach Atlantic University’s student missions.  There were no grand gestures. No skits. No songs. Just students telling stories of

University Awarded Grant for Breast Cancer Research

University Awarded Grant for Breast Cancer Research

The Vaughn-Jordan Foundation has awarded Palm Beach Atlantic University a grant to support breast cancer research. The newly funded project researches the effects of natural compounds, particularly pond apple seed extracts, in treating breast cancer cells. Associate Professor of Chemistry

Philosopher to Speak on Suffering, Biblical Story of Job During Public Lecture

Philosopher to Speak on Suffering, Biblical Story of Job During Public Lecture

Palm Beach Atlantic University hosts its annual President’s Distinguished Scholar Lecture in October with Dr. Eleonore Stump, the Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University, where she has taught since 1992. Stump’s lecture titled “The Story of Job: Suffering and