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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

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Workship Memories: "University Frees up Staffers to Volunteer"

Written by Kimberly Miller, Palm Beach Post, 2007 A new policy at Palm Beach Atlantic University gives staffers more time to volunteer for their favorite charities without losing wages. The program, called "extending hands," allows full-time employees of the small Christian university to take

PBA, Partners to Package 50,000 Meals for Hungry Children

PBA, Partners to Package 50,000 Meals for Hungry Children

Palm Beach Atlantic University is partnering with Feeding Children Everywhere to package 50,000 healthy meals for hungry families in Palm Beach County. Volunteers will hand-package the meals from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, at Conniston Middle School. Volunteers are still

Service Projects Help Students Set Focus at Start of School

Service Projects Help Students Set Focus at Start of School

It was back to books and classrooms today, but on Saturday hundreds of Palm Beach Atlantic University students showed up ready to work for the betterment of the community. More than 300 first-year students and student leaders, as well as some faculty and staff, served in eight locations in and

Servant Leadership Awardees Work to Improve Lives of Others

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. Jodi Touchton Hannah Kratz The Servant Leadership Award

PBA Students Lend Helping Hand to Family Night at Conniston

PBA Students Lend Helping Hand to Family Night at Conniston

Parents 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