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Former U.S. Attorney General Ashcroft Imparts Advice to Grads

After the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft recalls President George W. Bush looking in his direction and telling him “never let this happen again.” Ashcroft, who spoke on Saturday to Palm Beach Atlantic University fall graduates at the Palm Beach County

School of Nursing Announces Plans to Add DNP Degree

Palm Beach Atlantic University trustees endorsed the administration’s proposal to offer a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree program to prepare graduates for state licensure to serve as nurse practitioners, pending approval by the University’s accreditor, the Southern Association of Colleges

Future Filmmaker Nabs First Big Award: Outstanding Graduate

The 2003 motion picture “Pirates of the Caribbean” captivated the imagination of millions, including a young moviegoer named Catherine Drensek. She said she enjoyed “Pirates” not only for its high adventure on screen, but also for its behind-the-scenes action. Drensek remembers as a child

'True Story' Author Choung to Speak at PBA in January

Christian speaker and author James Choung will speak to Palm Beach Atlantic University students in January. His book, “True Story: A Christianity Worth Believing In,” is being used in small groups across campus. He will speak on that book’s follow-up volume, “Real Life: A Christianity Worth

LeMieux Center Slates Dec. 14 Talk with Ashcroft

The LeMieux Center for Public Policy at Palm Beach Atlantic University will host “A Conversation with Former Attorney General John Ashcroft” at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, in the Rinker Boardroom in the Warren Library, 300 Pembroke Place, West Palm Beach. The event is free and open to the

Employee of the Year Makes People Her Priority

She often is the first point of contact for Palm Beach Atlantic University parents, the one who cries with moms and dads when they leave their students for the first time, and who prays with them as their students journey from freshman year through graduation. In between, Mary Jacobs

University Honors Outstanding Fall Graduates at Chapel Event

Eight students have been chosen as the outstanding graduates of their schools and were recognized during Palm Beach Atlantic University’s fall 2013 Honors Day ceremony on Thursday. Palm Beach Atlantic University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr.

University Chosen for NetVUE Grant for Vocation Exploration

Palm Beach Atlantic University has been selected to receive a 45,000 NetVUE Program Development Grant from the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC). PBA is among 36 NetVUE institutions selected in the second annual group of recipients of these awards to deepen the intellectual and

Men's LAX Sets 2014 Sailfish Shootout

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. ––– Palm Beach Atlantic Men’s Lacrosse will host the fifth annual Sailfish Shootout beginning March 1, 2014, bringing hundreds of players and their fans from across the United States to the Palm Beaches over three weeks. PBA faces Northern Colorado in the opening match.

'Follow Your Dreams,' Honda Classic Executive Tells Students

The sports marketing industry was in its infancy when Kenneth Kennerly, now executive director of The Honda Classic, decided to make a career of it. The integration of advertising and sports emerged in the sport of sailing in the mid-1980s, he said, speaking to graduate business students at