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April 24, 2014

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Jimmy Collins, former president and chief operating officer of Chick-fil-A, spoke on the merits of "Creative Followership" at Palm Beach Atlantic University on Thursday during the MacArthur School of Leadership's annual speaker series. Collins said the tenants of Creative Followership are based the words of King Solomon in the book of Proverbs.
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More than 650 Conniston Community Middle School students and their family members enjoyed an evening of food, physical activity and, above all, learning, during the school’s annual FCAT Family Night on Thursday.

Two Palm Beach Atlantic University students have been selected to present posters during an upcoming national cancer research conference in San Diego. Morganne Bayliss, a senior majoring in biology, and Spenser Smith, a senior majoring in medicinal and biological chemistry, will participate in the ninth annual Undergraduate Student Caucus and Poster Competition, which will take place during the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting April 5-9.

The Palm Beach Atlantic University Theatre Department will present "Seussical" by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 10-12, with a 2 p.m. matinee Saturday, April 12, at the Persson Rehearsal Hall at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Tickets are $10 general admission or $5 for PBA students with I.D., faculty and staff. For tickets, call (561) 803-2970 or email
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PBA Theatre to Present 'Seussical' at Kravis April 10-12

On a day dedicated to remembering Palm Beach Atlantic University's founders, alumnus Jordan Stinziano paid homage to a place that has changed the lives of many, including himself.
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Rush Gallery Sets Up Scholarship

Date: April 2, 2014
Art student Yessira Rosario is the first recipient of an annual scholarship established by artist and designer Sean Rush. Rush’s West Palm Beach gallery, which features interior design and fine art, also has hired two interns from PBA, Laura Morris and Evan Sahlman.

Palm Beach Atlantic University's Warren Library will be among the local landmarks illuminated in blue lights on the evening of Wednesday, April 2, for this year's Light It Up Blue for Autism Speaks initiative. That worldwide initiative kicked off locally last week when blue lights lit up the Royal Park Bridge — the middle bridge joining Palm Beach and West Palm Beach — during a special ceremony with Autism Speaks co-founders Suzanne and Bob Wright. In 2011, Palm Beach Atlantic honored Suzanne Wright during its annual Women of Distinction luncheon, which raises money for scholarships.
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University to 'Light It Up Blue' for Autism Awareness

Palm Beach Atlantic University has named Associate Professor of Nursing Dr. Donna Murray as the director of its new Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Dr. Murray received her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from Florida Atlantic University. Her capstone academic project focused on increasing community awareness of the practice focused DNP to meet the growing demands to healthcare in the 21st century. Beginning in January 2015, the DNP program consists of 74 graduate credits completed in nine semesters or essentially three years of study. The degree program is aimed at professionals currently working in the field with courses being offered evenings and online.

Dr. Donald Warren died today (March 31, 2014) at Hospice of Palm Beach County’s Charles W. Gerstenberg Center in West Palm Beach. He was 86. As its founding chairman, Dr. Warren was the University’s first fundraiser-in-chief and remained its No. 1 cheerleader throughout his life. The service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, April 7, at Family Church Downtown at First Baptist (formerly First Baptist Church West Palm Beach) with Dr. Jack Graham officiating. A reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall. The family has requested that memorial gifts be sent to the Bebe Warren Scholarship Fund. Checks should be made out to Palm Beach Atlantic University with Bebe Warren Scholarship Fund in the subject line and mailed to the Development Office, Palm Beach Atlantic University, P.O. Box 24708, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4708.
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Dr. Donald Warren, Founding PBA Chairman, Dies at 86

The Sunshine State Conference (SSC) has received official acceptance from Palm Beach Atlantic University to become a provisional member of the conference beginning July 1, 2014. Palm Beach Atlantic joins Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, who will also become a provisional member this July.
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