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Field trip inspires observation in Wild Florida

Senior biology major Amber Evers beamed as she picked up a non-venomous water snake and held it in her hands, feeling the dry scales. She found the snake on the edge of Lake Okeechobee during a field trip with nine other students enrolled in the Natural History of the Everglades Watershed

Orlando Campus to Host Leadercast for Sixth Year

Orlando Campus to Host Leadercast for Sixth Year

Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Orlando campus will serve as a host site for Leadercast, the world’s largest one-day leadership conference broadcast live from Atlanta and simulcast to hundreds of locations around the world, on Friday, May 6. The theme of the annual conference is “Architects of

Carousel Concert Gives Children Upbeat Intro to Classical Realm

Carousel Concert Gives Children Upbeat Intro to Classical Realm

Classical melodies with a dose of Uptown Funk? The popular dance hit by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, performed by a real symphony orchestra, is one way in which the Children’s Carousel Concert at Palm Beach Atlantic University introduces even the youngest music lovers to classical artistry and the

Five Join PBA Alumni Association Board

Five Join PBA Alumni Association Board

The Palm Beach Atlantic University Alumni Association Board of Directors has elected five new members. Their appointments took effect Jan. 1. Newly appointed to the board are (photos below): Daylen Brinkley  Jessica Clasby  Deborah Bowmar Jaffe Putnam Kling  Ramona Zapper

Presidential Speechwriter Muses on Politics, Politicians at LeMieux Center Event

Presidential Speechwriter Muses on Politics, Politicians at LeMieux Center Event

Why are so many politicians bad at politics? That was the observation posed by Peggy Noonan, the latest impressive guest speaker for The LeMieux Center for Public Policy, who spoke on Palm Beach Atlantic University’s campus Tuesday evening.  “It’s a people business,” Noonan said, yet it

Faculty to Conduct Research, Writing, Training During Sabbaticals

Faculty to Conduct Research, Writing, Training During Sabbaticals

Palm Beach Atlantic University grants a select number of sabbatical leaves of absence each year to allow faculty an opportunity for in-depth study, research or other pursuit that will increase their teaching and research effectiveness.            Casado-Kehoe

Orlando Campus to Host Social Media Training on Feb. 3

Orlando Campus to Host Social Media Training on Feb. 3

On Wednesday, Feb. 3, Dr. Jen Bennett, a social media specialist, will present an in-depth social media training session at Palm Beach Atlantic University's Orlando Campus, 4700 Millenia Blvd., Suite 100. She will share how businesses and individuals can create their own social media strategy.

Tech-savvy Teens Take High School Business Contest’s Top Prize

Tech-savvy Teens Take High School Business Contest’s Top Prize

Friends and family members frequently call upon high school students Aldo Cordero, Sydney Goforth and Angie Zavala for help with setting up smartphones and other gadgets. Last year, the trio combined forces and launched a business. The students at Lorenzo Walker Technical High School in

Mandel Public Library to Feature Presentations by PBA Faculty

Mandel Public Library to Feature Presentations by PBA Faculty

Members of the Palm Beach Atlantic University faculty will serve as program presenters at the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach during the spring. The programs are free and open to the public. Earlier this month, Dr. Michael Ray Smith spoke on the topic “Journalism 101: 10 Secrets to

Women of Distinction Scholars Regarded As Leaders Among Peers

Women of Distinction Scholars Regarded As Leaders Among Peers

Theresa Butler of Mulberry, Florida, and Laura Humphrey of Dallas, Texas, have been selected to receive Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Women of Distinction scholarships. Proceeds from the 25th Women of Distinction luncheon on Feb. 25, which will honor Cathy Flagg and Jane Grace, provide