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August 02, 2015

The Flying Pumpkins activity was part of an ongoing collaboration between Palm Beach Atlantic University, the Palm Beach County School District and the City of West Palm Beach called the Parker Avenue Consortium. Established as a means to assemble resources to benefit students and their families living in the vicinity of the University's Marshall and Vera Lea Rinker Athletic Campus, the consortium is developing partnerships with other private and public partners. One such partner is the Quantum Foundation, which recently awarded Palm Beach Atlantic a three-year grant to develop an innovative approach to science education for middle-school students. To prepare for Flying Pumpkins event, students have been testing their theories in the classroom. Then on Tuesday, the sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade classes fired pumpkin after pumpkin using a giant slingshot specially constructed for the event by students in the after-school program.

Palm Beach Atlantic University President William M. B. Fleming Jr. was awarded an honorary doctorate Friday (10/26) by Judson University in Elgin, Ill.
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Business leaders J.J. Prendamano, general manager, and Ray Titus, CEO, both of United Franchise Group (UFG) will share details about the business plan competition at an open meeting in MacArthur Hall Room 1291 and 1292. All currently enrolled Palm Beach Atlantic University undergraduate day, evening and graduate students are eligible to enter. A screening committee, made up of local business owners and PBA staff members, will select the top two business plans in March. One business plan team will be awarded $10,000 and a second will receive $5,000 to launch their business ventures. Jared Stresen-Reuter was the first recipient of the top prize in the 2012 J.J.’s Entrepreneurs business plan competition. Stresen-Reuter’s winning idea was for a social media website, Toodol, which allows its users to post local events telling, explaining and even showing details about that event in their area. Toodol launched in September 2012.

Palm Beach County Commissioner Priscilla A. Taylor, a 1999 graduate of the M.B.A. program at Palm Beach Atlantic University, will receive the University's M.B.A. Distinguished Alumna Award during Homecoming in November.
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Palm Beach Atlanic University student Julie Brown is a recipient of the RESPy Award -- Respect, Excellence, and Service in Pharmacy.
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Playwright William Shakespeare never wrote essays or testimonies expressing his personal views on religion, but many of his plays, particularly his comedies, explore Christian values, one of the world's foremost Shakespeare scholars said at Palm Beach Atlantic University on Monday.

Some people may take for granted the easy access we have to the Bible. However, said Dr. Harold Rawlings, many men and women gave their lives so we could hold in our hands today the Bible in the English language. That is why, for the past several years, Dr. Rawlings has traveled the world with his unique collection of historical texts – most of which date back to the 14th and 15th centuries – sharing the evolution of the English-language Bible. He brought his collection to the Palm Beach Atlantic University Warren Library last week, sharing his knowledge – and his books – with students, faculty, staff, and prospective students and their families.

William M.B. Fleming Jr. was formally installed Sunday (10/21/12) as the eighth president of Palm Beach Atlantic University in a ceremony that focused on PBA’s future and the spiritual nature of University’s mission.
Fleming Formally Installed as PBA's Eighth President

In an effort to provide better and faster customer service, Palm Beach Atlantic University has invested in a state-of-the-art telecommunications system being called “PBA Link.”
Categories: General News10/2012

Lee Ann DeHass Miller, a 1990 graduate of Palm Beach Atlantic University, will receive the Distinguished Alumna Award during PBA's Homecoming celebration in November. She now co-owns a bed and breakfast, serves as a brand ambassador and field editor for Taste of Home magazine and is a television personality in Ohio and West Virginia.
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