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County Commissioner to Receive Distinguished Alumnus Award

Broward County Commissioner Martin Kiar, who previously served for six years in the Florida House of Representatives, says he attributes many of his achievements to the educational foundation that Palm Beach Atlantic University laid for him.    

Urban Youth Impact Founder Named Distinguished Alumnus

Former golf professional Bill Hobbs was well into his ministry of serving the inner-city youth of West Palm Beach by the time he earned a degree in human resources management from Palm Beach Atlantic University in 1991. He later formed Urban Youth Impact, a reputable, faith-based nonprofit

Swiss Ambassador Shares Job's Highlights During Lyceum

One of the most rewarding moments in recent years for Manuel Sager, ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, happened about two years ago, he told a group of students at Palm Beach Atlantic University recently. Palm Beach Atlantic University President

Former Senator Gives Students Lesson on State's Water Issues

Florida’s waterways and its economy are inextricably linked, so water conservation is of vital importance for all Floridians, including its youngest residents. Former U.S. Sen. George LeMieux speaks to students ranging in age from elementary school to college

“Dancing at Lughnasa” Opens November 21

         “Dancing at Lughnasa” by Brian Friel is directed by Don Butler, associate professor of theatre at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Photo credit: Stephanie Plateroti. The Palm Beach Atlantic University

LeMieux Center for Public Policy Selects Fellows

Florida residents Peter Copan and Emily Hardman have been selected to receive research fellowships from The LeMieux Center for Public Policy at Palm Beach Atlantic University.  Through The LeMieux Center Fellows Program, these two upper-level undergraduate students will pursue an independent

Young Alum Award Recipient Helps Senator Serve Constituents

Gregory Langowski, who majored in political science and minored in business administration at Palm Beach Atlantic University, began putting his studies into practice long before he graduated in 2001. Not only was he president of the University’s Young Republicans Club, but he also was active

Outback Co-founder to Students: Find Your ‘Velcro Moment’

At age 16, Tim Gannon wanted nothing more than to play polo. But how does a kid from a working-class Florida family earn enough money to play the sport of kings? PBA President William M. B. Fleming Jr. (left) and 2012 American Free Enterprise medal recipient

‘Business is a Relationship,’ CEO Tells PBA Students

Paul Donahue, president and CEO of Palm Beach Gardens-based G4S Government Solutions, is reminded of the biblical story of David and Goliath when discussing the challenges that can arise when larger companies merge with smaller ones. Paul Donahue, president

Free Enterprise Celebrated Through Scholarships

Palm Beach Atlantic University will recognize three business students with scholarships at its American Free Enterprise Day ceremonies on Thursday. Caitlyn Hammarberg Jordan DeGraaf