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August 04, 2015

Faculty News

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

Students in the the Summer Camp and Science Institute at Palm Beach Atlantic University have done hands-on exercises this week relating to respiration, spirometry, color chromatography, optical illusions, anaerobic respiration and other topics. Campers also tried their hand at making hand sanitizer and detecting bone fractures using X-rays. The camp will continue for one more week.
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Students' Brains, Lungs Get Workout at Science Camp

Palm Beach Atlantic University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Gene C. Fant Jr. contributed a chapter to a new book. He also gave three days of lectures at Impact 360 Institute in Georgia and was the commencement speaker at a Port St. Lucie school.
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Provost Writes Chapter, Lectures, Gives Graduation Address

Dr. Craig Hanson, associate professor of philosophy at Palm Beach Atlantic University, and Danielle Hanson, director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at PBA, will be co-presenters this week at the Annual Conference for Corporate and Foundation Relations Officers in New York City. The conference is sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
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Professor, Development Officer to Present at CASE Conference

A promotional video directed and produced by Don Piper and Antonio Zarro, associate professors of cinema-television at Palm Beach Atlantic University, won a Telly Award and an AVA Award. The video, "We Make Smiles," is for the Institute for Feed Education & Research (iFEEDER), which represents the food and feed production industries with the vision of helping to shape the future to feed the world.
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Professors Earn Awards for Promotional Video

Several Palm Beach Atlantic University students and recent graduates received recognition at the Sigma Tau Delta international English honor society convention held in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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English Honor Society Bestows Accolades on PBA Students

More than 400 admissions officials and guidance counselors from Christian colleges, schools and seminaries from across the continent will convene at Palm Beach Atlantic University next week during the North American Coalition for Christian Admissions Professionals annual conference.
PBA Hosts Christian Admissions Professionals Conference

Dr. Elias Chahine, associate professor of pharmacy practice in the Gregory School of Pharmacy at Palm Beach Atlantic University, is one of 30 pharmacy educators nationwide who have been selected for the next cohort of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy's Academic Leadership Fellows Program. Now in its 12th year, the program is designed to develop the nation's most promising pharmacy faculty for roles as future leaders in pharmacy education and beyond.
Pharmacy Professor Selected as Academic Leadership Fellow

Dr. Jamie Fairclough, assistant dean for assessment in the Gregory School of Pharmacy at Palm Beach Atlantic University, has been accepted into a population care coordinator training program with Duke University School of Nursing. The 13-week program intensive online program began this week with an orientation in Durham, N.C.
Educator Begins Population Care Coordinator Training at Duke

Dr. Terriel Byrd, professor of urban Christian ministry and coordinator of the evening programs for the Palm Beach Atlantic University School of Ministry, will present a paper during the National Association of African American Studies and Affiliates' upcoming 2015 Eastern Regional Conference in Tampa. The paper is titled "The Hermeneutical Dialog of Liberation, Black, Feminist and Womanist Theologies: Parallel or Paradox." The conference will be held from June 4 to 6.
Ministry Professor to Speak at Conference, Workshop

Students helping their peers with science and mathematics courses are having a positive effect on freshman student retention, according to data compiled by Palm Beach Atlantic University's Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness.
Peer-to-Peer Mentor Program Tied to Student Retention Gains


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