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Professor Career Highlights

Professor Career Highlights

Retired PBA professors share their memories from their time in the classroom.;

Mission Minded Teaching

Mission Minded Teaching

Dr. Nick Palmieri retired this summer from PBA. Before he left, he and I had an opportunity to discuss some of his experiences in Christian Higher education. Take a moment to check out the valuable advice he leaves for us. – Nathan Lane, Associate Provost

In Film and on Netflix, Fathers Come to the Fore to Protect Their Families

In Film and on Netflix, Fathers Come to the Fore to Protect Their Families

A Quiet Place Dr. Alex Wainer, professor of communication and media studies Popular culture has long had a mocking attitude towards fathers—for every 80s-era Cliff Huxtable, as wise paterfamilias, on the now ironic Cosby Show, there’s the bumbling Dagwood Bumstead of classic Blondie comic

Online Student Engagement

Online Student Engagement

“For April’s VLOG, we’ve asked several members of our eLearning team to give one or two of their best tips for facilitating student engagement in the online environment.”;-- Dr. Randy Richards Dr. E. Randolph Richards is the Provost/Chief Academic Officer of Palm Beach Atlantic University.; He

More Grand Title Than the Great Film ‘Paul, Apostle of Christ’ Still Worth Watching

More Grand Title Than the Great Film ‘Paul, Apostle of Christ’ Still Worth Watching

Dr. Alex Wainer, professor of communication and media studies Self-marginalized from the wider culture throughout the 20th century, evangelicals especially have been seeking inroads into engagement with music, film and other mediated forms, both as consumers and creators in the 21st, but often

Too Much Attention for the Attention Merchants

Too Much Attention for the Attention Merchants

Dr. Alex Wainer, professor of communication and media studies Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is facing much unwanted attention from members of Congress after news that a company, Cambridge Analytica, used access to Facebook users accounts to develop member profiles in order to solicit votes for Trump

America and the World are Going to the Magic Kingdom of Wakanda

America and the World are Going to the Magic Kingdom of Wakanda

Photo credit: Marvel Studios/ Walk Disney Co. Dr. Alex Wainer, professor of communication and media studies Recently, Marvel Studios, a subsidiary of the Walt Disney Company, opened the doors to its newest magic kingdom, that of Wakanda, the fictional home of T’Challa, the Black Panther, and the

Effective Student Advising

Effective Student Advising

“This month’s video emphasizes the importance of academic advising and taking the time to truly listen to students.” -- Dr. Randy Richards ; Dr. E. Randolph Richards is the Provost/Chief Academic Officer of Palm Beach Atlantic University.; He also teaches Biblical Studies, is a former missionary

Advertising: How it Speaks Out of Both Sides of Its Mouth

Advertising: How it Speaks Out of Both Sides of Its Mouth

Photo courtesy of slate.com Dr. Alex Wainer, professor of communication and media studies The recent kerfuffle over several Super Bowl ads is a reminder that in a media world that runs on advertising, a marketing strategy can sometimes go bad. Specifically, the Ram pickup truck ad featuring a

The Beauty of the Truth

The Beauty of the Truth

Dr. Alex Wainer, professor of communication and media studies If you are in any way tuned in to social media, or other media channels, you know of the fast and furious nature of 21st century communications.;;It seems controversy stalks every area of public life.;;It’s not just politics, with Tweet