Palm Beach Atlantic University

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January 27, 2015

General News
Palm Beach Atlantic University makes it a four-peat, ranking among the top 25 colleges and universities in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Online Education Programs since the survey began four years ago. In ratings announced today, Palm Beach Atlantic is tied with Siena Heights University (Michigan) at 25th. U.S. News rated 214 online bachelor’s degree programs in this survey. Palm Beach Atlantic offers three bachelor’s degree programs completely online: ministry, organizational management and psychology. In addition, the University presently offers one online master’s degree, the Master of Science degree in leadership. Palm Beach Atlantic’s new Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, which begins this month, is a hybrid program offering courses online and on ground. About 25 percent of the University’s traditional student body is enrolled in at least one online course per academic year.

Palm Beach Atlantic University presents the third annual Distinguished Artists Series, an unparalleled concert experience featuring internationally acclaimed guest artists performing in PBA's Helen K. Persson Recital Hall in Vera Lea Rinker Hall, 326 Acacia Road, West Palm Beach. The series, which runs from January through April, kicks off on Jan. 23 with The Merling Trio. Ken Peplowski is the featured performer for the Jazz at Lincoln Center concert on Feb. 27, and on March 20, the Carpe Diem Quartet will perform. The series concludes on April 17 with the PBA Symphony supporting violinist Lin Chang in a concert entitled Exotic Breezes. The closing concert will be held in the DeSantis Family Chapel.
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Distinguished Artists Series Opens Jan. 23 with Merling Trio

Palm Beach Atlantic University will honor Palm Beach residents Sheila Fine and Joan Van der Grift as Women of Distinction 2015 at a luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at The Breakers, Palm Beach. A pre-luncheon reception begins at 11:15 a.m.; the luncheon follows at noon. Tickets, at $175 each or tables of 10 for $1,750, may be obtained from the Palm Beach Atlantic University Development Office by calling (561) 803-2971 or online. Proceeds from the luncheon benefit a scholarship fund for deserving female students at Palm Beach Atlantic University.
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Palm Beach Atlantic University honors student Jeremiah Clarke says he writes poetry as a "way of talking to God about my problems." He published a collection of his works under the title "Something Inside So Strong" as a way to give hope to others.
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Honors Student Aims to Offer Hope Through Poetry Book

Palm Beach Atlantic University student and working mother Rachel Furtado received the encouragement and motivation to publish her first children's book through her composition class in the MacArthur School of Leadership.
Return to Classroom Ignites Children’s Author's Creativity

Reggie McNeal, best-selling author, teacher and speaker, is the keynote speaker for Synergoi: Church Leaders Conference set for Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at Palm Beach Atlantic University.
Author McNeal to Keynote Church Leaders Conference at PBA

Palm Beach Atlantic University's Health and Human Performance Department recently welcomed students from Renaissance Learning Academy for Autism Spectrum Disorder for a field trip to PBA's Greene Complex for Sports and Recreation.
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PBA Students Host Field Trip for Children with Autism

Database administrator Alice Lee's skill and leadership earned her the 2014 Palm Beach Atlantic University Employee of the Year award. Lee and her team in Campus Information Services manage Jenzabar, the higher education management system used by multiple departments across campus.
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Employee of the Year Committed to Teamwork, Faith, Family

Florida residents Emily Hardman of Sarasota and Kimberly LittleJohn of Wellington have been selected to receive Palm Beach Atlantic University's Women of Distinction scholarships. Proceeds from the 24th Women of Distinction luncheon on Feb. 17 provide scholarships for outstanding female students at Palm Beach Atlantic.
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Angela Moreau, a senior majoring in international business and minoring in French at Palm Beach Atlantic University, has been selected as the recipient of the Dr. Quiester Craig Fellowship for the 2014 Sigma Beta Delta Program.
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Sigma Beta Delta Selects PBA Business Senior for Fellowship

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