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College Dreams Take Flight During SOAR Orientation

College Dreams Take Flight During SOAR Orientation

College dreams took flight Friday for dozens of incoming Palm Beach Atlantic University students Friday as they engaged in final preparations to begin classes this fall during a traditional Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) campus event. The one-day SOAR events are an

Politics Professor Plaza is 2018 Outstanding Teacher

Politics Professor Plaza is 2018 Outstanding Teacher

Dr. Francisco Plaza, associate professor of politics is the 2018 recipient of Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Charles and Hazel Corts Award for Outstanding Teaching. Plaza, who is originally from Venezuela,;has been teaching at PBA for more than a decade. He also;currently;serves as a faculty

English Student Wins Top Children's Literature Award

English Student Wins Top Children's Literature Award

It was a fascination with her family’s Swedish heritage that led Palm Beach Atlantic University junior Rachel Sakrisson to discover the beloved;Scandinavian children’s book author and illustrator Elsa Beskow. That unexpected literary discovery will culminate;in a milestone moment this month when

Communication Grad Finds True Community at PBA

Communication Grad Finds True Community at PBA

Tennessee native Sarah Murray juggled a full plate of academic and extracurricular activities during her four years at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Still the 22-year old managed to rack up a near perfect 3.95 GPA to graduate summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in communication and minor

Young Scientists, Arts Fans Attend Summer Camps

Young Scientists, Arts Fans Attend Summer Camps

Summer camp season at Palm Beach Atlantic University is in full swing. On Monday, groups of budding scientists, biologists, geologists and physicists were exploring the world of natural disasters in a range of lab experiments and activities on opening day of;two camps organized by PBA’s Center

Vaughan Hired as New Director of Annual Fund Development

Vaughan Hired as New Director of Annual Fund Development

Palm Beach Atlantic University has appointed fundraising veteran Ellen Vaughan as its new director of annual fund development. Vaughan will work to solicit support from all constituents for the Annual Scholarship Fund, Athletics, Missions, Parents Fund and schools, said Vicki Pugh, PBA’s vice

Biology Grad Thankful for PBA's Unexpected Blessings

Biology Grad Thankful for PBA's Unexpected Blessings

As David Doyle drove through the scenic city;of Petoskey, Michigan Thursday, he couldn’t help but feel a little homesick for the community of friends and mentors he’s left behind at Palm Beach Atlantic University. “It’s been the hardest thing in leaving and moving on,” said the recent biology

HOBY Hones Skills of America's Future Leaders

HOBY Hones Skills of America's Future Leaders

Nearly 100 sophomore high school students from across the southern region of Florida will converge Thursday at Palm Beach Atlantic University to participate in a national leadership program that strives to enhance the skills of America’s next leaders. The Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY)

'PBA Changed My Life,' Management Grad Says

'PBA Changed My Life,' Management Grad Says

For newly-minted Palm Beach Atlantic University graduate Emily Freeman, life after graduation has a familiar ring. Freeman is settling into a new job as admissions counselor at PBA, where less than a month ago she graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in business management and minor

12 Receive Faculty Promotions

12 Receive Faculty Promotions

Dr. E. Randolph Richards, provost and chief academic officer for Palm Beach Atlantic University, announced the promotion of 12 faculty members. ; Associate Professor Mark Aliapoulios was promoted to Professor of Voice. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Miami and Master