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Trustee Board Names Chairman, Executive Committee Members

Trustee Board Names Chairman, Executive Committee Members

Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Board of Trustees has selected James C. (Jim) Jenkins, executive vice president of Esko, Inc., a Palm Beach based family office/private investment firm, as its new chairman effective January 1, 2016. Jenkins is an executive with more than 30 years’ experience

LifeWay Research Director to Keynote Church Leaders Conference

LifeWay Research Director to Keynote Church Leaders Conference

Dr. Ed Stetzer, executive director of LifeWay Research and a well-known author and conference leader, is the keynote speaker for Synergoi: Church Leaders Conference set for Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Palm Beach Atlantic University. The one-day conference for pastors and church leaders provides

Hawkins Concludes Term as Board Chair

Hawkins Concludes Term as Board Chair

Scott G. Hawkins, center, with Jim Jenkins, left, and Bill Fleming, right. Scott G. Hawkins credits the invisible hand of God with his introduction to Palm Beach Atlantic University and his nomination as a trustee. Hawkins, who joined the board in 1994, completes

Employee of the Year Combines Talents in Business, Humanities

Employee of the Year Combines Talents in Business, Humanities

Most of her colleagues at Palm Beach Atlantic University know Anne Ilcus as the budget administrator and investment analyst who keeps Palm Beach Atlantic University on sound footing financially. But there’s also Anne Ilcus who once taught art history in Florence, Italy, for three years and who

Outstanding Graduate Hopes to Help Women Overcome Adversity

Outstanding Graduate Hopes to Help Women Overcome Adversity

Sandra Kaider was 49 ½ when she first felt God calling her to get a college degree. Naturally, she had doubts at first. She had home educated her four adult children and later endured a painful divorce. But soon she came to a realization, she said. “I knew God was using the whole situation

Service Sets Outstanding Graduate on Ministry Path

Service Sets Outstanding Graduate on Ministry Path

’Tis the season for volunteerism, and Palm Beach Atlantic University graduate Ryan Murray has been a willing helper. For the last five years, the biblical studies major from South Portland, Maine, has volunteered 40 or more hours per week from the end of fall semester finals to Christmas Eve

Education Students Chosen for Bebe Warren Scholarship

Education Students Chosen for Bebe Warren Scholarship

The Bebe Warren Scholarship has been awarded to 23 students in the School of Education and Behavioral Studies at Palm Beach Atlantic University. The late Dr. Donald E. Warren, the University’s founding chairman, established the scholarship fund in 2001 in partnership with the Theodore R.

PBA Alumna Named Program Director for Tennis PALs

PBA Alumna Named Program Director for Tennis PALs

Palm Beach Atlantic University alumna Maria Jimenez of West Palm Beach has been appointed program director of Tennis PALs, an education and mentoring organization, effective Jan. 1. Jimenez will spearhead all of the program efforts in the classroom and on the tennis court. Additionally, she

Community Service Benefits Careers, Agency Head Tells Graduates

Community Service Benefits Careers, Agency Head Tells Graduates

Although this year’s graduating seniors are departing Palm Beach Atlantic University and its award-winning Workship community service program, Wendy Spencer, the CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, urged the more than 250 graduates on Saturday always to “keep the spirit of

Outstanding Graduate Continues Musical Legacy at PBA

Outstanding Graduate Continues Musical Legacy at PBA

A musical dynasty is in the making at Palm Beach Atlantic University, and senior Ashley Taylor is setting the bar high for the next generation. Not only was her mother, Janda Starling Taylor, PBA’s outstanding music graduate in 1987, but her father, Kent Taylor ’88, also is a Palm Beach