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June 30, 2015

Faculty News

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

Dr. Michael O'Connor, associate professor of music in the School of Music and Fine Arts, performed with the Federal City Brass Band for two commemorative events marking the end of the Civil War in the East.
Music Professor Performs with Civil War Brass Band

A pizza fund-raiser organized by students in Palm Beach Atlantic University's Rinker School of Business this spring raised $750 for the daughter of faculty member Scott Spell.
Students Raise Support for Faculty Member's Ill Daughter

Nine students were honored Tuesday as the outstanding graduates of their schools and several others received departmental awards as part of Palm Beach Atlantic University's Honors Day ceremony. The outstanding graduates each receive special recognition during spring commencement on May 9. In addition one faculty member, Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Thomas Chesnes, received the Charles and Hazel Corts Award for Outstanding Teaching.
Students, Faculty Recognized for Excellence on Honors Day

The late Gary Carter, a Major League Baseball Hall-of-Famer who served as Palm Beach Atlantic University's head baseball coach from 2009 to 2012, will be inducted in the University's Sports Hall of Fame at 11:45 a.m. Saturday, April 25, after the ceremony was postponed due to rain last week. The event, which is open to the public, takes place prior to PBA's double-header versus Florida Tech at PBA's Marshall and Vera Lea Rinker Athletic Campus, 3401 Parker Ave., West Palm Beach.
Carter Sports Hall of Fame Induction Re-set for April 25

Two third-year pharmacy students in Palm Beach Atlantic University's Lloyd L. Gregory School of Pharmacy, Melissa Waineo and Tara Kuhn, wrote a paper with Professor of Pharmacy Practice Dr. Dan Brown that was published online this month in advance of print publication in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics.
Journal Publishes Article on Antibiotic Used to Treat MRSA

Dr. Timothy Ladd, associate professor of education at Palm Beach Atlantic University, is the 2015 chair of the NCAA Division II Management Council, which helps shape the future of Division II and its 300 current member institutions.
Ladd Leads NCAA Division II Management Council

The Heritage Foundation's Distinguished Visiting Fellow Stephen Moore will give a lecture from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14, at Palm Beach Atlantic University in Rooms 115/116 of Gregory Hall, 1314 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. Please RSVP to susan_williams@pba.edu.
Heritage Foundation Distinguished Visiting Fellow to Speak

The School of Nursing at Palm Beach Atlantic University recently received a planning grant from Palm Healthcare Foundation to explore the need for a Volunteer Nursing Corps in Palm Beach County. A kickoff event was held this week at PBA, and the discussion will continue at a public event scheduled for June 9.
School of Nursing Starts Volunteer Nursing Corps Dialogue

Dr. Gene Sale, dean of the School of Education and Behavioral Studies at Palm Beach Atlantic University, recently attended a seminar of the Leadership Council for Psychiatry on "Research Advances and Treatment Innovations in Mental Health" by Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University.
University Represented at Mental Health Research Seminar

Palm Beach Atlantic University Associate Professor of Music Dr. Bryon Grohman recently presented a lecture for the Palm Beach Opera entitled "Scaling the High C's."
Music Professor Explains Science of High Notes in Opera Talk

 

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