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February 01, 2015

Faculty News

This is news about the achievements and activities of the Palm Beach Atlantic University faculty.

The Palm Beach Atlantic University School of Nursing is expanding its local mission efforts by serving this semester at the Belle Glade Life Center.
PBA Volunteers Help Glades Children Try on Nursing Careers

Palm Beach Atlantic University's Orlando campus and its counseling faculty recently hosted "Strengthening Adoptive Families," a workshop for those considering adoption or who have adopted children.
Orlando Campus Hosts Workshop to Support Adoptive Families

The School of Music and Fine Arts at Palm Beach Atlantic University will host the ninth annual Palm Beach Atlantic International Piano Festival on the University's main campus Feb. 16-22. Concerts throughout the week will showcase the skills of young artists who hail from such countries as Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, France, Jordan, Lithuania, Portugal, Russia, Spain and Taiwan.
Festival's Concerts, Master Classes Celebrate Piano Artistry

Palm Beach Atlantic University Professor of Urban Christian Ministry Dr. Terriel Byrd has been invited to speak on the topics of racial reconciliation and civil rights at two upcoming events in Palm Beach County.
Dr. Byrd to Speak on Racial Reconciliation, Civil Rights

Faculty of Palm Beach Atlantic University's School of Arts and Sciences recently gave literary presentations as part of the Palm Beach County Library System's Book Life program.
Dr. Jones Delivers Talks for County Library System

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

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.

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 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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