Welcome Week

Welcome Week

August 16-20, 2023 - More details coming soon!

Welcome Week has an energy all its own, and it will mark the beginning of your journey as a PBA student. During this week-long event, you’ll take part in all kinds of activities and events, meet fellow students, begin fostering relationships with faculty and have a lot of fun while your parents enjoy their own Welcome Week Programming. Welcome Week begins with check-in where students are assigned to a “fish” group which is comprised of other first-year students and two upperclassmen who serve as your group’s Fish Leaders. This is the group you’ll be with all week, taking part in fun activities, athletic events and social gatherings. 

Welcome Week ActivitiesStudent Activities & Events

Throughout Welcome Week you’ll take part in all kinds of different activities:

  • Athletic events and group activities will help you make new friends and discover the resources around you at PBA.
  • Social gatherings, from Fish Group activities, to social media challenges, to a scavenger hunt around West Palm Beach, will form the foundation of your Sailfish Spirit that will last for life.
  • Meetings with faculty will introduce you to the amazing, accomplished Christian scholars who will mentor and guide you.
  • The Footwashing Experience will be an opportunity to feel the power and love of God’s teachings and sense the quality of our Christian academic experience.

 

Welcome WeekParent Activities & Events

Welcome Week is just as much about welcoming parents of first-year students into the PBA family as the students themselves. Parents are invited to attend activities such as the Opening Rally, President’s Ice Cream Social, Concert of Prayer and How to Write the Next Chapter. Look for us at the Parent Welcome Area in the Warren Library during Move-in days!

 

 

Have Questions? 

For more information about Welcome Week, please contact The Steering Committee:
Welcome_Week@pba.edu.

For more information about Move-In, please contact the Reslife office:  Reslife@pba.edu
561.803.2555

 

The Steering Committee

Welcome Weekend is designed for new students starting in the winter semester. You’ll meet the Steering Committee, a student leader group that will guide you on your action-packed weekend.

Meet the Team

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