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November 28, 2014

2013
E. Wayne Gent traces his call to the teaching profession back to his parents, who were long-time Sunday school teachers and important influences in the lives of their students. Through them, he developed a passion for education and a particularly soft heart for students who, like his parents, come from disadvantaged backgrounds. Gent, who serves as superintendent of The Palm Beach County School District, recently shared his personal story about becoming a teacher, coach and school administrator with Palm Beach Atlantic students in the School of Education and Behavioral Studies.
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Palm Beach Atlantic University will honor Palm Beach residents Susie Elson and Nancy Murray as Women of Distinction 2014 at a luncheon Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at The Breakers, Palm Beach. A pre-luncheon reception begins at 11:15 a.m.; the luncheon follows at noon. Tickets, at $150 each or tables of 10 for $1,500, may be obtained from the Palm Beach Atlantic University Development Office by calling (561) 803-2971. Proceeds from the luncheon benefit a scholarship fund for deserving female students at Palm Beach Atlantic University.

Melanie Kafka, of Wellington, was the first of eight seniors chosen to offer reflections on their time at Palm Beach Atlantic University during Senior Days in chapel. The other speakers were Eric Aquino, Caitlyn Girardi, Brianna Brown, Chloe Westrich, Tehila-Grace Wilson, Josh Gradwohl and Priscilla Babrick.
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Top state officials for the Obama and Romney campaigns in Florida joined journalists for a panel discussion on Wednesday on the topic "Insights into the 2012 Presidential Election and the 2014 Election Cycle," presented by The LeMieux Center for Public Policy at Palm Beach Atlantic University.

Teams of students from Suncoast High School number-crunched and problem-solved their way to a dual first-place finish at the sixth annual Palm Beach Atlantic University High School Mathematics and Computer Science Competition on Nov. 9.

Alumna Named Mayor of Palm Beach County

Date: November 19, 2013
Palm Beach County Commissioner Priscilla A. Taylor, a 1999 graduate of the MBA program in Palm Beach Atlantic University's Rinker School of Business, has been chosen by her fellow commissioners to serve as the county's mayor.
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Alumna Named Mayor of Palm Beach County

Palm Beach Atlantic University President William M. B. Fleming Jr. recently recognized five members of the PBA community for demonstrating the University's theme for the 2013-14 academic year, "PBA One — One Mind, One Voice."

The LeMieux Center for Public Policy at Palm Beach Atlantic University will host a dialogue, "Insights into the 2012 Presidential Election and the 2014 Election Cycle," at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the Lassiter Rotunda of the Warren Library, 300 Pembroke Place, West Palm Beach. The event is free and open to the public. Call (561) 803-2011 for more information.

A 13-year-old with a love of science proved to be roach coach extraordinaire at the 31st annual Great American Bug Race at Palm Beach Atlantic University on Wednesday. Thomas Bronson, a home-educated seventh-grader who is enrolled in Florida Virtual School, came to his first-ever bug race with his parents and his twin brother Jacob after his mom heard about the annual event on the morning news.
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