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May 22, 2015

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Five graduating seniors in Palm Beach Atlantic University's School of Nursing received the 2015 Aneice Lassiter Excellence in Nursing Awards at the School of Nursing's recent Pinning and Awards ceremony.
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Lassiter Award Recipients Honored for Nursing Achievements

The Palm Beach Atlantic University Alumni Association's 2015 Afternoon Tea and Silent Auction, held May 2 at The Country Club at Mirasol in Palm Beach Gardens, raised over $20,500 for scholarships. The theme of the event was "Fabulous-a-tea."
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Afternoon Tea Event Supports PBA Scholarships

Ginger Bills of North Palm Beach has been appointed to the Palm Beach Atlantic University Board of Trustees, effective immediately. Bills has 30 years of leadership experience with Bible Study Fellowship, teaching the Bible and training women for leadership in their local churches. She is a founding member of Circle of Prayer Ministry and Women in the Word. She also is a former board member of Young Life and a supporter of First Care Ministries. She is active in her church, First Presbyterian Church in North Palm Beach.
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Bills Joins University Board of Trustees

Compared to all the large U.S. states, including perennial frontrunner Texas, Florida is outpacing the rest in terms of per capita job growth, Florida Gov. Rick Scott said during an event hosted by the LeMieux Center for Public Policy at Palm Beach Atlantic University this week.
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Governor Addresses Jobs, Education at LeMieux Center Event

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

Nursing major Sarah Woods quite literally entered the family business just hours before Palm Beach Atlantic University's commencement exercises at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. Woods and political science major Kyle Rehberg received their military commissions in a special ceremony attended by their families and professors in the DeSantis Family Chapel. The time-honored tradition of a commissioning ceremony includes presentation of the gold bars being affixed to their uniforms by their parents. An officer of the cadet’s choosing presents their first salute and a silver coin symbolizing their precious sacrifice in serving their country.
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ROTC Program Produces Two Graduates

Drawing upon his Baptist roots, Quantum Foundation president and guest commencement speaker Eric Kelly began his remarks to Palm Beach Atlantic University's spring graduates on Saturday by singing a song.
Commencement Speaker to Graduates: ‘Go Ye Therefore’

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