Superintendent Shares His Call to Teach

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,

Women of Distinction 2014: Elson, Murray

WEST PALM BEACH— 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,

Seniors Offer Parting Words to Fellow Students in Chapel

Software engineer Melanie Kafka remembers being at a critical point in her life when she discovered Palm Beach Atlantic University. Melanie Kafka and Eric Aquino with Mark Kaprive  Brianna Brown and Caitlyn Girardi

Journalists, Insiders Discuss 2012 Election During Dialogue

In the days leading up to the 2012 presidential election, while pollsters were predicting that Florida would be a relatively easy win for Republican candidate Mitt Romney, those inside the Romney campaign were seeing different indicators, the candidate’s senior advisor in Florida said. Brett

Suncoast Teams Prevail in Math, Computer Science Contests

The winning mathematics team members from Suncoast High School receive their prizes, a trophy and Texas Instruments graphing calculators. Their advisor, Dr. Mary Murray, is on the left. The winning computer science team

Alumna Named Mayor of Palm Beach County

Alumna Named Mayor of Palm Beach County

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. Taylor, who previously served as vice mayor, replaces Commissioner

Employees Recognized for Uniting People Across Campus

Palm Beach Atlantic University President William M. B. Fleming Jr. last week 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.” President William M. B. Fleming

LeMieux Center to Hold Presidential Election Cycle Dialogue

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

Middle-Schooler Coaches Winning Entrant in Annual Bug Race

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

Past PBA President Urges Students to Appreciate Their Youth

Once again standing before students in Palm Beach Atlantic University’s DeSantis Family Chapel, former PBA President Dr. Paul Corts asked those in attendance to stand up and look around them. “This is holy ground. This is really, really holy ground,” he said. “There’s not a chance it could