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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,

On Founders Day, Former Leaders Discuss Workship’s History, Impact

On Founders Day, Former Leaders Discuss Workship’s History, Impact

Volunteerism changed the course of Dr. Hope Haslam Straughan’s life. It’s also one of the reasons she came to work at Palm Beach Atlantic University in the 1990s for the then-growing Workship community service program, she told PBA students on Tuesday. While she was still a student at Samford

Freshman Receives National Civic Engagement Award

Freshman Receives National Civic Engagement Award

Isabelle Runge, a freshman at Palm Beach Atlantic University from Altamonte Springs, Florida, has been selected to receive the 2016 Newman Civic Fellows Award from the Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education. Runge was

Workship Memories: "School Part of U.S. Campaign, But Service Not New to PBAC"

Written by Don Horine, Palm Beach Post, 1991 Students at more than 200 colleges will try to convince the rest of the nation's college students this week that it's more fun to help out in the community than it is to party on campus. At Palm Beach Atlantic College, the reaction is, "We knew that

Workship Memories: "Their Passion? Service to Others"

Written by Elizabeth Clarke, Palm Beach Post, 2003 Andrew Weatherill did his first community service project in middle school. He and some friends cleaned up a playground at an abandoned school in their low-income neighborhood outside western Philadelphia. They pulled weeds, picked up garbage

Workship Memories: "Foster Children Receive Christmas Cheer, Gifts"

Written by Ava Van de Water, Palm Beach Post, 1988 Santa Claus made an early appearance Saturday to deliver Christmas gifts to about 300 special children. Among them was 13-month-old Michael, a foster child whose mother was a drug addict. "He was a cocaine baby," foster mother Pat Beasley