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Palm Beach Atlantic University Professor of English Dr. Kathleen Anderson and alumna Hannah (King) Thullbery co-authored an essay that recently was published in a peer-reviewed scholarly journal.
Journal Publishes Essay by English Professor, Alumna

Ahmad Sims, coordinator of academic services for the MacArthur School of Leadership at Palm Beach Atlantic University, has been nominated for a leadership position with NACADA, the global community for academic advising.
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PBA Employee Nominated for Leadership Role

Ministry Faculty to Lead Israel Trip

Date: January 13, 2015
A visit to the land of Abraham, David, Elijah and Jesus can be a life-changing experience. When the trip to Israel and Jordan is led by School of Ministry faculty, it can be even richer with meaning. Join Dr. Randy Richards and Dr. Jonathan Grenz to experience an unforgettable journey in the land of the Bible in June 2015. From the shores of the Mediterranean Sea to heights of Mount Carmel, from the wilderness of the Negev to the winding streets of Jerusalem, the tour is open to students, faculty, alumni and friends of PBA. Academic credit is available for enrolled undergraduate and M. Div. students.

Throughout the course of his playing career, Palm Beach Atlantic Assistant Head Men's Basketball Coach Eddie Shannon has exceled through adversity and reached amazing heights. This week it was announced that he achieved another milestone for his career, being selected as a 2015 Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame inductee.
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Shannon Elected to Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame

Palm Beach Atlantic University makes it a four-peat, ranking among the top 25 colleges and universities in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Online Education Programs since the survey began four years ago. In ratings announced today, Palm Beach Atlantic is tied with Siena Heights University (Michigan) at 25th. U.S. News rated 214 online bachelor’s degree programs in this survey. Palm Beach Atlantic offers three bachelor’s degree programs completely online: ministry, organizational management and psychology. In addition, the University presently offers one online master’s degree, the Master of Science degree in leadership. Palm Beach Atlantic’s new Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, which begins this month, is a hybrid program offering courses online and on ground. About 25 percent of the University’s traditional student body is enrolled in at least one online course per academic year.

Palm Beach Atlantic University presents the third annual Distinguished Artists Series, an unparalleled concert experience featuring internationally acclaimed guest artists performing in PBA's Helen K. Persson Recital Hall in Vera Lea Rinker Hall, 326 Acacia Road, West Palm Beach. The series, which runs from January through April, kicks off on Jan. 23 with The Merling Trio. Ken Peplowski is the featured performer for the Jazz at Lincoln Center concert on Feb. 27, and on March 20, the Carpe Diem Quartet will perform. The series concludes on April 17 with the PBA Symphony supporting violinist Lin Chang in a concert entitled Exotic Breezes. The closing concert will be held in the DeSantis Family Chapel.
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Distinguished Artists Series Opens Jan. 23 with Merling Trio

Palm Beach Atlantic University will honor Palm Beach residents Sheila Fine and Joan Van der Grift as Women of Distinction 2015 at a luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at The Breakers, Palm Beach. A pre-luncheon reception begins at 11:15 a.m.; the luncheon follows at noon. Tickets, at $175 each or tables of 10 for $1,750, may be obtained from the Palm Beach Atlantic University Development Office by calling (561) 803-2971 or online. Proceeds from the luncheon benefit a scholarship fund for deserving female students at Palm Beach Atlantic University.
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Palm Beach Atlantic University honors student Jeremiah Clarke says he writes poetry as a "way of talking to God about my problems." He published a collection of his works under the title "Something Inside So Strong" as a way to give hope to others.
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Honors Student Aims to Offer Hope Through Poetry Book

Palm Beach Atlantic University student and working mother Rachel Furtado received the encouragement and motivation to publish her first children's book through her composition class in the MacArthur School of Leadership.
Return to Classroom Ignites Children’s Author's Creativity

Reggie McNeal, best-selling author, teacher and speaker, is the keynote speaker for Synergoi: Church Leaders Conference set for Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at Palm Beach Atlantic University.
Author McNeal to Keynote Church Leaders Conference at PBA


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