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Students Provide Physical Education to Children with Autism

Laughter and squeals of delight echoed through the Mahoney Gymnasium recently as about 20 high school students raced each other on scooter boards, tossed balls through moving hula hoops and played basketball and hockey. As they rotated from activity to activity, their coaches were physical

Students' Cookie Idea Becomes Tasty Enterprise for Nonprofit

PBA business students try their hand at making gluten-free chocolate chip cookies at Cafe Joshua in West Palm Beach. Photo by Nathan Shoemaker. Palm Beach Atlantic University business students have found a way to make some dough —

Orlando Campus Students, Employees Adopt Family at Christmas

    Traditionally during the Christmas season, the faculty, staff and students at Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Orlando campus collect toys and donate them to a local organization. This year, however, many said they felt the

Compassion for Sick Children Draws Student to Nursing School

Not long ago Palm Beach Atlantic University student Lauren Smith was on track to become a teacher. But her love for working with children ultimately led her from the classroom to a more clinical setting. Lauren Smith, a student in the School of Nursing at

Grads Challenged to Lead Empowered Lives Through Engagement

Invoking the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Palm Beach Atlantic University commencement speaker and King scholar Dr. Terriel Byrd challenged graduates on Saturday to live in accordance with the University’s theme for this academic year, Engagement Empowers. Dr. Byrd, who serves as

Dancer Turned Marketing Major Makes Exit as Outstanding Grad

Rebekah Bouch came to Palm Beach Atlantic University with dreams of becoming a dancer. Instead, she’ll leave with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and the title of Outstanding Graduate of PBA’s Rinker School of Business. She will be recognized during fall commencement at 2

Student Journalist Becomes News Maker as Outstanding Grad

Palm Beach Atlantic University student journalist Chris Hernandez always enjoys spotting people reading the campus newspaper, but he finds it even more gratifying when he hears people discussing the articles within it. “I see people interacting with the newspaper,” said Hernandez,

Graduation Honor Validates Working Mom's Idea of Success

For one of her first class assignments, Palm Beach Atlantic University student Susan Roberson wrote a passage that eventually became her personal slogan: “Success is dedication, perseverance and determination wrapped in commitment.” PBA student

Eassa Scholarship Recipients Pursue Path to Business Success

Three graduate students in Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Rinker School of Business received the Joe J. Eassa Scholarship during the 14th annual M.B.A. Awards Presentation on Dec. 3. M.B.A. Award honoree Priscilla Taylor (second from left)

Faculty, Students Awarded 2013 Quality Initiative Grants

The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness at Palm Beach Atlantic University has announced the recipients of the 2013 Quality Initiative Grants. A total of 32,000 has been awarded. The recipients are: ♦   Dr. Wesley Borucki, associate professor of history, School of