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Trustee Board Appoints New Officers

Trustee Board Appoints New Officers

; Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Board of Trustees has appointed new officers effective January 1, 2019. Jim Jenkins (B.S., University of Virginia) of West Palm Beach is board chairman. Jenkins is a director and co-founder of The Alliant Company LLC, and executive vice president of Esko, Inc.

PBA Mourns Passing of Trustee Robert Lafferty

PBA Mourns Passing of Trustee Robert Lafferty

Robert S. Lafferty, retired chairman of Hill York Service Corporation and a trustee emeritus of Palm Beach Atlantic University, died Dec. 7, 2018. A Fort Lauderdale resident, he was 83. He is survived by his wife, Joan Lafferty, three children and their spouses, eight grandchildren and four

Sailfish Dominate All-America Scholar-Athlete Soccer Team

Sailfish Dominate All-America Scholar-Athlete Soccer Team

Palm Beach Atlantic University soccer players led the way in the 2018 NCAA Division II United Soccer Coaches' Scholar All-America 1st Team, earning three of the nine slots. Honored were (from left) Sailfish Elliott Barker, Claudio Rivadeneira;and Juan Sanchez.; All are business majors in the

Women of Distinction 2019 to Honor Gruss, Silvers

Women of Distinction 2019 to Honor Gruss, Silvers

; Palm Beach Atlantic University will honor Audrey Gruss and Laurie Silvers as Women of Distinction at a luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, at The Breakers, Palm Beach. A pre-luncheon reception begins at 11:15 a.m.; the luncheon follows at noon. Tickets, at $200 each or tables of 10 for $2,000,

Commencement Speaker Keys on the Miracle of Believing

Commencement Speaker Keys on the Miracle of Believing

; ; Rev. Wayne Padgett Saturday’s commencement speaker, Rev. Wayne Padgett ’72 shared his memories as the PBA’s first student government president and member of the first graduating class. During an emotional speech, Rev. Padgett, who’s had a long and distinguished career as a pastor,

Man of Spectacular Dreams, Jess Moody Dies

Man of Spectacular Dreams, Jess Moody Dies

Dr. Moody Dr. Jess C. Moody, founding president of Palm Beach Atlantic University, died Dec 7, 2018. He was 93. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, in the sanctuary of Family Church Downtown , 1101 South Flagler Dr., in West Palm Beach. A family and guest reception will follow in

Pinning Ceremony Punctuates Program for RN to BSN Grads

Pinning Ceremony Punctuates Program for RN to BSN Grads

Five local registered nurses attained a new milestone for the University as they became the first RN to BSN cohort to complete their Bachelor of Nursing (BSN) degree. Their achievement was celebrated recently with the honored tradition of the nursing pinning ceremony prior to their graduation on