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Irma Brings Out Best in Us; PBA Ready to Resume

Irma Brings Out Best in Us; PBA Ready to Resume

Taylor Smythe After the last 10 days of dealing with the approach, onslaught and now aftermath of Irma, we're proud of the character and resilience shown by Palm Beach Atlantic University students, faculty and;staff. Today, PBA students begin returning to campus and residence halls. Our

After Irma: Updated FAQ for Restart

After Irma: Updated FAQ for Restart

Friday, Sept. 15, 2017:; STUDENTS When can I come back to the residence hall? Residence halls open at Noon on Friday, Sept. 15. Contact reslife@pba.edu or 561-803-2555 if you have questions about your hall or a different arrival time. When are classes resuming? Daytime classes in West Palm Beach

Ray Directs Hurricane Andrew Documentary

Ray Directs Hurricane Andrew Documentary

Andrew Ray, assistant professor of cinema arts, directed a documentary sponsored by Florida Power & Light (FPL) Company on the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew. The film debuted last month at HistoryMiami Museum’s: “Remembering Andrew” exhibit during a gala with local leaders and

Anderson’s Teaching Awards Seven Students

Anderson’s Teaching Awards Seven Students

Dr. Kathleen Anderson, professor of English, has made an impact on her students as seven have been awarded in the annual Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA) essay contest. Three students have placed in the competition and four have received honorable mention. This year senior Sarah

Chahine Receives Award

Chahine Receives Award

Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice Dr. Elias Chahine received the Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists (FSHP) 2017 Residency Preceptor of the Year Award. Chahine has been precepting pharmacy residents during their infectious diseases and internal medicine learning experiences since

PBA Awards Waldner for 35 Years of Service

PBA Awards Waldner for 35 Years of Service

Dr. Ray Waldner, professor of biology and associate dean of sciences received the service award for his 35 years at PBA. Waldner has seen vast success through the years from having a fish parasite named after him and a children’s book dedicated in his honor. Waldner was born in Connecticut, moved

PBA Gears Up for the Eclipse

PBA Gears Up for the Eclipse

For the first time in 99 years, the U.S. will experience its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse on August 21. Palm Beach Atlantic students, staff and faculty will join together to watch and learn more about the eclipse. Dr. Linda Sedlacek, assistant professor of earth science and

Employees Gather for ‘Amazing Faithfulness’

Employees Gather for ‘Amazing Faithfulness’

Palm Beach Atlantic University’s faculty and staff focused on ‘Amazing Faithfulness’ in preparation for the start of the new academic year. During a prayer vigil on Tuesday and the traditional Community Day activities on Wednesday, President William M. B. Fleming, Jr. unveiled the new theme for

Graduate Ministry Programs Expand to Orlando

Graduate Ministry Programs Expand to Orlando

Palm Beach Atlantic University’s popular graduate ministry programs will be offered at the Orlando Campus beginning in January 2018. “Orlando has become a hub for Christian ministry organizations and activity,” said Dr. Jonathan Grenz, dean of the School of Ministry, in announcing the offerings of

Mitroka Studies Best Practices in Teaching Genetics

Mitroka Studies Best Practices in Teaching Genetics

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences James Mitroka attended the first;23andme Educators Summit;in Mountain View, California. Mitroka engaged with several other pharmacy professionals to spark new teaching ideas to bring to his PBA class. Mitroka has used 23andme testing to teach his