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March 29, 2015

Faculty News

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

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

The staff of Palm Beach Atlantic University's Warren Library recently collected 92 children's books, which will be delivered to first-graders in the Bahamas by Paxton Lowe, a library student worker from the Bahamas.
Library Staff Donates Children's Books to Class in Bahamas

OneHope Ministries Lunches, Learns

Date: December 8, 2014
Dr. Jim Laub, dean of the MacArthur School of Leadership, spoke at a luncheon at OneHope Ministries in Pompano Beach, Florida last month. OneHope is a Christian non-profit providing international outreach. Forty-five staff members took part in the staff training activity focused on self-leadership. The program, aptly titled Business Bites, offers a variety of informative seminars lead by Palm Beach Atlantic faculty for small businesses. To schedule an event, contact PBA’s Adult Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions Department at (561) 803-2122.

Kisner to Speak at Fall Commencement

Date: December 4, 2014
The Rev. Gerald D. Kisner, pastor of Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church in West Palm Beach, will be the featured speaker at Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Fall Commencement at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 13 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. The event is open to graduates and guests who hold tickets. More than 200 candidates for bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the West Palm Beach, Orlando and Wellington campuses will participate in the ceremony. Kisner came to the church in 1995 after a distinguished career in education, law and public administration. A Cleveland, Ohio native, he earned a master’s degree in public administration from Case Western Reserve University, a law degree from Harvard University and a Master of Divinity degree from Howard University.

Le Coin à Crêpe, a creperie owned and operated by Palm Beach Atlantic University students, opened this fall at the West Palm Beach GreenMarket.
Student-Run Crêpe Business Enjoys Sweet Success

 

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