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April 17, 2014

Faculty News

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

Christian speaker and author James Choung will speak to Palm Beach Atlantic University students in January. His book, "True Story: A Christianity Worth Believing In," is being used in small groups across campus. He will speak on that book's follow-up volume, "Real Life: A Christianity Worth Living Out," at 8 p.m. Jan. 21-22 in the DeSantis Family Chapel and also during the 11 a.m. chapel hour on Jan. 22-23. The talks are free and open to the public.

The LeMieux Center for Public Policy at Palm Beach Atlantic University will host "A Conversation with Former Attorney General John Ashcroft" at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, in the Rinker Boardroom in the Warren Library, 300 Pembroke Place, West Palm Beach. The event is free and open to the public.

Palm Beach Atlantic University has been selected to receive a $45,000 NetVUE Program Development Grant from the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC).

Kenneth Kennerly, executive director of The Honda Classic, spoke about his career in the sports marketing industry during the 15th annual MBA Awards, held Monday in the DeSantis Family Chapel at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Kennerly also is senior vice president and director of the North America Event Group IMG GOLF, a division of IMG Worldwide.

Palm Beach Atlantic University will honor Palm Beach residents Susie Elson and Nancy Murray as Women of Distinction 2014 at a luncheon Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at The Breakers, Palm Beach. A pre-luncheon reception begins at 11:15 a.m.; the luncheon follows at noon. Tickets, at $150 each or tables of 10 for $1,500, may be obtained from the Palm Beach Atlantic University Development Office by calling (561) 803-2971. Proceeds from the luncheon benefit a scholarship fund for deserving female students at Palm Beach Atlantic University.

Top state officials for the Obama and Romney campaigns in Florida joined journalists for a panel discussion on Wednesday on the topic "Insights into the 2012 Presidential Election and the 2014 Election Cycle," presented by The LeMieux Center for Public Policy at Palm Beach Atlantic University.

Teams of students from Suncoast High School number-crunched and problem-solved their way to a dual first-place finish at the sixth annual Palm Beach Atlantic University High School Mathematics and Computer Science Competition on Nov. 9.

Palm Beach Atlantic University President William M. B. Fleming Jr. recently recognized five members of the PBA community for demonstrating the University's theme for the 2013-14 academic year, "PBA One — One Mind, One Voice."

The LeMieux Center for Public Policy at Palm Beach Atlantic University will host a dialogue, "Insights into the 2012 Presidential Election and the 2014 Election Cycle," at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the Lassiter Rotunda of the Warren Library, 300 Pembroke Place, West Palm Beach. The event is free and open to the public. Call (561) 803-2011 for more information.


 

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