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PBA Receives Service Award from United Way of Palm Beach County

PBA Receives Service Award from United Way of Palm Beach County

The United Way of Palm Beach County has presented Palm Beach Atlantic University with its 2017 Award for Excellence in Service. The honor, presented at the United Way’s Simply the Best Annual Awards, was in recognition of the United Way’s partnership with PBA for this year’s Martin Luther King

Student Leader Honored as 2017 Newman Civic Fellow

Student Leader Honored as 2017 Newman Civic Fellow

Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the 273 students who will make up the organization’s 2017 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows, including Palm Beach Atlantic University’s own Lexi Redmond of Tarpon Springs,

Students Prepare for International Projects During Spring Break

Students Prepare for International Projects During Spring Break

Palm Beach Atlantic University students will travel to Central America, South America and the Caribbean for global projects during spring break March 6 through 10. Students will travel to Brazil, Mexico, Panama, the Bahamas, Chile, Guyana and Jamaica through PBA’s Campus Ministries.

Through Workship, PBA Donates Food to Families in Need

Through Workship, PBA Donates Food to Families in Need

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

Florida Campus Compact Names PBA Engaged Campus of the Year

Florida Campus Compact Names PBA Engaged Campus of the Year

Florida Campus Compact has named Palm Beach Atlantic University the 2016 Engaged Campus of the Year for independent colleges and universities. The Engaged Campus Award recognizes Florida institutions of higher education for exemplary commitment to advancing the civic purposes of higher

Students Ace Crash Course in Service Before Semester Begins

Students Ace Crash Course in Service Before Semester Begins

The arts and crafts table was a popular spot for neighborhood children at the Rosemary Village back-to-school block party outside Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church in West Palm Beach on Saturday. There, freshman Celeste Williams and her Palm Beach Atlantic University classmates helped

Alumnus Returns to Assist Workship through AmeriCorps

Alumnus Returns to Assist Workship through AmeriCorps

Palm Beach Atlantic University graduate Adam Cross has started a yearlong term of AmeriCorps service with the University’s Workship office. His first day was July 25. Cross joins Samantha Denker ’15 in working to build capacity and increase campus-wide engagement with the Parker Avenue

Athletic, Academic Achievement Recognized at Awards Banquet

Athletic, Academic Achievement Recognized at Awards Banquet

Seventeen Palm Beach Atlantic University student athletes were honored during the Athletic Department’s annual awards banquet on Sunday at the Palm Beach Improv. In addition, the annual Chi Alpha Sigma honors were bestowed on a select group of high academic achievers as new and returning

Timmer Directs Volunteer Nursing Corps

Timmer Directs Volunteer Nursing Corps

Fontaine Timmer, RN, MSN, BSW, FCN has been appointed director of the Volunteer Nursing Corps at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Supported by a grant from the Palm Healthcare Foundation, the Volunteer Nursing Corps (VNC) is a group of nursing faculty, graduate and undergraduate nursing

Volunteers, Organizations Join Forces to Restore Aging Basketball Court

Volunteers, Organizations Join Forces to Restore Aging Basketball Court

Teamwork has been known to produce transformations both on and off the basketball court. As Palm Beach Atlantic University freshman psychology major Isabelle Runge knows, the same holds true when it comes to transforming the very court itself. Runge’s charitable organization, Kingdom Courts,