Alex Lopez was only a year into his studies at Palm Beach Atlantic University when he lost his job in the financial collapse in 2008 and had to postpone his educational plans. Years later his wife, Melissa Manhong, started looking into colleges. Lopez encouraged her to consider PBA, and soon
Two former honorees, Eileen Burns (2011) and Susie Elson (2014) are the co-chairmen of the Women of Distinction luncheon to benefit Palm Beach Atlantic University set for Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at The Breakers Palm Beach. The luncheon begins with an 11:15 a.m. reception in the Mediterranean Room,
The late President John F. Kennedy is quoted as saying, “The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth.” Had Kennedy been present on the Palm Beach Atlantic campus last month to hear the research presentations of the 2015 LeMieux Fellows, he would be pleased
Alex Ott, a sophomore majoring in business management at Palm Beach Atlantic University, was named a winner in the 2016 Norton Anthology Student Recitation Contest. Open to high school and college students, the contest involved submitting a video recitation of one of four poems. Ott’s winning
Andrew Peterson came to Palm Beach Atlantic University to be a champion on the golf course. That life-changing decision has led to a desire to champion the cause of justice instead. After transferring from another private university his junior year, Peterson found similarities at PBA to the
Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Workship office recently donated 553 nonperishable food items to families at Belvedere Elementary School in West Palm Beach. The items were collected during such events as the PBA 5K and the Sunday on the Waterfront event. Also, PBA students, faculty and staff
Palm Beach Atlantic University graduate Adrienne Smith was among six staff members and 15 members of the Indiana Bicentennial Commission recognized by Vice President-elect Gov. Mike Pence and Governor-elect Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb for their work toward the success of Indiana’s bicentennial year.
Some Palm Beach Atlantic University departments and offices will be open for limited hours between the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. The offices of Financial Aid, Sailfish Services and Student Accounts will be open from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, through Thursday, Dec. 29.
While most college students on Christmas break are relaxing, Palm Beach Atlantic University senior Tyler Scheuer is busy loading up his van for another road trip from his home in Newtown, Pennsylvania. Only a van will do for Scheuer in order to transport several ladders, wheelbarrows, bicycles
Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media, is the speaker Wednesday, Jan. 11, presented by The LeMieux Center for Public Policy at Palm Beach Atlantic University. The event begins at 6 p.m. in the DeSantis Family Chapel, 300 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. The event is free and