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August 01, 2015

Workship News
Jodi Touchton of Ocala, Florida, and Hannah Kratz of Pottstown, Pennsylvania, have been named the 2015 recipients of the Servant Leadership Award from Palm Beach Atlantic University.

arents became learners along with their students at Conniston Middle School last week during the school's Florida State Assessment Family Night. More than 200 Conniston students and family members enjoyed a dinner of pasta, salad and dessert provided by Palm Beach Atlantic University's Center for Integrative Science Learning. Serving as volunteers for the event were 21 PBA students, one faculty member and two staff members.
PBA Students Lend Helping Hand to Family Night at Conniston

More than 200 Palm Beach Atlantic University students, faculty and staff took part in five service projects across Palm Beach County during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday.
Students Remember Martin Luther King With Day of Service

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has named Palm Beach Atlantic University to the 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Palm Beach Atlantic was among 766 higher education institutions named to the Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes institutions that demonstrate relevant and meaningful service and achieve measurable impacts in the community. Palm Beach Atlantic University students have donated more than 2.8 million community service hours since the University’s founding in 1968 through a program called Workship, a University tradition of responding to human needs with Christ-like action. This is the eighth consecutive year in which Palm Beach Atlantic has been recognized with this honor.
8th Consecutive Community Service Honor Roll for PBA

Now in its third year, the Flying Pumpkins activity at Conniston Middle School on Monday was bigger than ever thanks to donations by two local businesses.

Florida Campus Compact on Wednesday named Palm Beach Atlantic University a Campus-Community Partnership Award recipient in recognition for the University's ongoing partnership with Conniston Community Middle School.
PBA-Conniston Partnership Earns Florida Campus Compact Award

Palm Beach Atlantic University is partnering with Feeding Children Everywhere to package 100,000 healthy meals for hungry families in Palm Beach County. Volunteers will hand-package the meals from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18, at Conniston Middle School. Volunteers are still needed. Go to to register for one or more shifts at the “Upcoming Events” tab for the West Palm Hunger Project. JP Morgan Chase Foundation and Conniston Middle School are additional partners for the project.

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

As part of a $5,000 Lighthouse Project grant from BB&T, 15 bank employees and their family members, along with Palm Beach Atlantic University students and employees, recently spent a Saturday morning restoring a playground in the Rosemary Village community of West Palm Beach.
Volunteers Refurbish Playground with Support from BB&T

Ten Palm Beach Atlantic University seniors were chosen to offer words of inspiration over four days in chapel last week. The speakers were chosen from a pool of students nominated by deans, faculty and staff members.


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