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University’s 2nd Quality Enhancement Plan to Focus on Service Learning

University’s 2nd Quality Enhancement Plan to Focus on Service Learning

During spring semester several Palm Beach Atlantic University faculty, staff and students worked as the QEP Research Team to review data and hear presentations about possible areas of focus for PBA’s second Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). This five-year project to improve student learning is

Outstanding Grad Draws Life Lessons from Honors, Nursing Programs

Outstanding Grad Draws Life Lessons from Honors, Nursing Programs

As a freshman at Palm Beach Atlantic University four years ago, Korey Bricker faced a tough decision. Should she, a talented graduate of her high school’s International Baccalaureate program, enroll in PBA’s Frederick M. Supper Honors Program? Or should she devote herself entirely to nursing,

Executive Women Awards Honor Student Scholarship, Volunteerism

Executive Women Awards Honor Student Scholarship, Volunteerism

Five Palm Beach Atlantic University students received scholarships from the Executive Women of the Palm Beaches. The students recently were recognized at the 33rd annual Women in Leadership Luncheon. Lauren Ayres of Palm Beach Shores received the Executive Women Scholarship. She is a third-year

Carson Calls on Graduates to Trust God, Think Big

Carson Calls on Graduates to Trust God, Think Big

While acknowledging that there is much “disunity” in the United States today, celebrated neurosurgeon and former presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson sounded a hopeful tone as he delivered the commencement address to more than 500 Palm Beach Atlantic University graduates and hundreds of guests at

Cancer Survivor Desires to Give Hope, Health to Sick Children

Cancer Survivor Desires to Give Hope, Health to Sick Children

At 9 years old, Carly Chapman’s life went from sports and dance classes to hospitals and chemotherapy. But even as the fourth-grader battled osteosarcoma, an aggressive form of bone cancer, she found herself surrounded by a skilled, compassionate medical team at Riley Hospital for Children in

Outstanding Grad Hopes to Continue Work with Recovering Cancer Patients

Outstanding Grad Hopes to Continue Work with Recovering Cancer Patients

Surviving cancer was Mary Reynolds’ first battle. Next came the extreme physical exhaustion and other symptoms that her doctors diagnosed as Cancer-Related Fatigue. For eight weeks this spring, Reynolds found the strength to come to Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Greene Complex for Sports and

Beachside Business Wins Top Prize in J.J.’s Entrepreneurs Contest

Beachside Business Wins Top Prize in J.J.’s Entrepreneurs Contest

Palm Beach Atlantic University junior Emily Hochheiser found a profitable way to combine her dreams of starting a business with her love of sun and surf.  She wrote a plan for a company called Mahalo, a mobile rental and retail business for various beach-related products, from chairs and

FBI Career Trek Excites Students, Brings Opportunity

FBI Career Trek Excites Students, Brings Opportunity

When 20 Palm Beach Atlantic students stepped into an ultra-secure Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) building to meet with recruiters and tour the facility, they had to capture the experience with only their memories – no cell phones allowed. Through Career Development’s Career Treks

Bank of America Continues Support for Peer-to-Peer Mentor Program

Bank of America Continues Support for Peer-to-Peer Mentor Program

Bank of America has awarded a 15,000 corporate community grant to support Palm Beach Atlantic University's Peer-to-Peer Mentor program during the 2016-17 academic year. “We are honored to continue our partnership with Palm Beach Atlantic University and the Peer-to-Peer Mentor program. Through

Faculty, Student Researchers Receive Quality Initiative Grants

Faculty, Student Researchers Receive Quality Initiative Grants

The Office of Assessment, Accreditation and Research at Palm Beach Atlantic University has announced the recipients of the University’s 2016-2017 Quality Initiative Faculty and Student Research Grants. The grant cycle runs from July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017. Dr. Stephanie Bennett, professor of