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Alumnae Tea Raises Record $24,077 for Student Scholarships

Alumnae Tea Raises Record $24,077 for Student Scholarships

The Palm Beach Atlantic University Alumni Association’s 2016 Afternoon Tea and Silent Auction, held April 9 at The Club at Admirals Cove in Jupiter, set a new record with 24,077 raised for scholarships. “We are excited that the alumni association could celebrate the 15th anniversary of this

Grace Named Pharmacy Teacher of the Year

Grace Named Pharmacy Teacher of the Year

Students of the Gregory School of Pharmacy at Palm Beach Atlantic University selected Dr. Yasmin Grace, associate professor of pharmacy practice, as the 2016 GSOP Teacher of the Year. Dr. Scott Mohrland, interim dean of the pharmacy school, presented the award to Grace during the annual

Volunteers, Organizations Join Forces to Restore Aging Basketball Court

Volunteers, Organizations Join Forces to Restore Aging Basketball Court

Teamwork has been known to produce transformations both on and off the basketball court. As Palm Beach Atlantic University freshman psychology major Isabelle Runge knows, the same holds true when it comes to transforming the very court itself. Runge’s charitable organization, Kingdom Courts,

Football Star’s Mom Speaks About Influence During Chapel Talk

Football Star’s Mom Speaks About Influence During Chapel Talk

On the subject of influence, Pam Tebow often refers to the same advice she gave to her own five children, including Heisman Trophy winner and former University of Florida football star Tim Tebow.  “People are always watching us,” she said at Palm Beach Atlantic University on Friday. “What are

Journalism Students Cover National Political Campaigns

Journalism Students Cover National Political Campaigns

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Ben Carson and Marco Rubio dropped by the neighborhood the other day along with the national and international press. Providing news coverage were The New York Times, CNN, a Japanese TV network ... and journalists from Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm

President Recognizes Social Enterprise Conference Founders’ Perseverance

President Recognizes Social Enterprise Conference Founders’ Perseverance

Palm Beach Atlantic University President William M. B. Fleming Jr. gave a special recognition on Wednesday to the founders of the University’s inaugural social enterprise conference for demonstrating the University’s theme for the current academic year, “Press on to the Goal.” The honorees,

On Founders Day, Former Leaders Discuss Workship’s History, Impact

On Founders Day, Former Leaders Discuss Workship’s History, Impact

Volunteerism changed the course of Dr. Hope Haslam Straughan’s life. It’s also one of the reasons she came to work at Palm Beach Atlantic University in the 1990s for the then-growing Workship community service program, she told PBA students on Tuesday. While she was still a student at Samford

Freshman Receives National Civic Engagement Award

Freshman Receives National Civic Engagement Award

Isabelle Runge, a freshman at Palm Beach Atlantic University from Altamonte Springs, Florida, has been selected to receive the 2016 Newman Civic Fellows Award from the Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education. Runge was

Accelerated Business Administration Degree Targets Working Professionals

Accelerated Business Administration Degree Targets Working Professionals

Responding to the employer demand to hire more business majors, Palm Beach Atlantic University has launched an accelerated evening degree program in business administration for working professionals. The National Association of Business Employers (NACE) survey of major employers in 2015 found

Virtues at Heart of Transformational Leadership, Speaker Says

Virtues at Heart of Transformational Leadership, Speaker Says

While researching his recent book on leadership, Dr. Mark McCloskey discovered that today’s views about what makes a great leader are based on a very ancient concept. “Virtue has to be at the core of servant leadership and transformational leadership,” said McCloskey, who serves as lead faculty