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October 31, 2014

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As classes for the fall semester begin this week, Palm Beach Atlantic University welcomes 730 new students and a new provost, adds a residence hall and opens the Marshall and Vera Lea Rinker Athletic Campus.

Nearly 400 Palm Beach Atlantic University students painted homes, worked on landscaping, removed trash, assisted with construction projects and organized children's activities at 10 locations across Palm Beach County on Saturday prior to this week's start of classes.
Students Volunteer in Community, Then Head to Classrooms

Thursday, September 4 will be a special day in Palm Beach Atlantic University's history with the highly anticipated ribbon cutting for the Marshall and Vera Lea Rinker Athletic Campus, which gives the University its first home fields for baseball, softball, lacrosse, soccer and tennis competition in its 47-year history.
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Palm Beach Atlantic University projects an impact of more than $345 million on Palm Beach County's economy this academic year, according to the University’s Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness. That is compared to $326 million in 2013, an increase of 6 percent.
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University's Impact on County Economy Grows to $345 Million

Palm Beach Atlantic University's Marshall and Vera Lea Rinker Athletic Campus, which is set for a Sept. 4 grand opening event, was one of many highlights of President William M. B. Fleming Jr.'s State of the University address during Community Day on Monday. Held in the week before classes begin, Community Day includes a worship service and an employee service award presentation.
‘Inexpressible Joy’ Flows Through Community Day Activities

Brad and Debbie Mason of Sarasota joined the Palm Beach Atlantic University Parents Council soon after their eldest child, Rachel, came to PBA in 2007. With their third and youngest child, Caleb, now at PBA, they are the new Parents Council co-chairs.
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Veteran PBA Parents Help Moms, Dads Transition to College

West Palm Beach ranks highest among Florida cities in Forbes magazine's 2014 listing of the best places for business and careers.
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Nearly 600 middle- and high-school students and youth group leaders from across Florida and as far away as Minnesota partcipated in Student Life, a Christian summer camp, at Palm Beach Atlantic University this week.
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Dr. Michael O'Connor, associate professor of musicology at Palm Beach Atlantic University, recently spent a week coordinating and performing on a recording of the late 19th-century wind band music of Thomas Coates with Newberry's Victorian Cornet Band.

Graduate and undergraduate students in Palm Beach Atlantic University's Rinker School of Business spent nine days in Prague this summer during the school's annual global business trip. This is the ninth international trip the school has taken overall and its second to the Czech Republic. The first PBA visit to Prague was in 2007.

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