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November 23, 2014

Faculty News

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

The Palm Beach Chamber Music Festival opens its summer season at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Palm Beach Atlantic University in the Helen K. Persson Recital Hall in Vera Lea Rinker Hall, 326 Acacia Road, West Palm Beach.

Eighteen executive MBA students and their instructor from the Institut für Management in Salzburg, Austria, spent this week visiting local businesses and studying at Palm Beach Atlantic University.
Students from Austria Take Their MBA Studies to Palm Beaches

Palm Beach Atlantic University has received a $50,000 grant over two years from the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties to support the Coastal Biodiversity Conservation program, a research initiative that will involve Palm Beach Atlantic and Forest Hill High School students.
Foundation Awards PBA $50,000 Grant to Study Coastal Waters

For her devotion to her students as well as to intellectual pursuits, Dr. Beate Rodewald this spring was named the 2014 recipient of Palm Beach Atlantic University's Charles and Hazel Corts Award for Outstanding Teaching.
Award Recognizes Professor's Devotion to Students, Learning

Eighty incoming first- through eighth-graders took part in "Kid vs. Wild," a week-long camp presented by Palm Beach Atlantic University's Center for Integrative Science Learning.

Palm Healthcare Foundation has awarded Palm Beach Atlantic University a grant totaling $75,000 with the goals of advancing the nursing profession and improving Palm Beach County residents' access to health care.

Brianna Parker, the spring 2014 Outstanding Graduate of the School of Nursing at Palm Beach Atlantic University, recently was recognized at the Thank a Nurse Celebration hosted by the Palm Healthcare Foundation.
Palm Healthcare Foundation Honors Nursing Graduate

"Fashion Sense and Sensibili-Tea" was the theme of the Palm Beach Atlantic University Alumni Association's 2014 Afternoon Tea and Silent Auction, held May 3 at The Country Club at Mirasol in Palm Beach Gardens. The tea raised $21,500 for scholarships, setting a new fund-raising record for the event.

State Sen. Joe Negron (R-Stuart) was true to his word when he promised to keep his remarks brief on Saturday during Palm Beach Atlantic University's spring commencement. Yet though his remarks were brief, Sen. Negron packed a lot of wisdom in three succinct points. Held at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, the afternoon ceremony included a tribute to one of PBA's founding fathers and a posthumous degree presentation to a father of four who met with an untimely death in March.

The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness at Palm Beach Atlantic University has announced the recipients of the University's 2014-2015 Quality Initiative (QI) Faculty and Student Research Grants. The grant cycle runs from July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015.

 

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