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FPL Film Directed by Ray Wins Two Awards

FPL Film Directed by Ray Wins Two Awards

A film directed by Andrew Ray, assistant professor of Cinema Arts, won two national public relations awards for electricity giant Florida Power and Light (FPL) in June. "Remembering Hurricane Andrew: Miami-Dade's Unbreakable Spirit," won a Silver Anvil award, which recognizes the best public

MalletLab Summer Intensive Strikes Sweet Note

MalletLab Summer Intensive Strikes Sweet Note

A rare breed of musicians were spotted in action this week at Palm Beach Atlantic University during the MalletLab Summer Intensive music camp. The group of young percussionists -- nearly 50 of them -- were getting schooled on the art of playing mallet instruments like marimbas and vibraphones by

Lester Named Dean of School of Music & Fine Arts

Lester Named Dean of School of Music & Fine Arts

Palm Beach Atlantic University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Randy Richards has announced that Dr. Jason Lester will join PBA as dean of the School of Music and Fine Arts effective July 16. An experienced administrator, respected educator and active performer, Lester has served as dean

Dance Camp Delights Students, Parents Alike

Dance Camp Delights Students, Parents Alike

The dance studio inside Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Vera Lea Rinker Hall was alive with the sound of music Tuesday as a troupe of Summer Dance Camp students moved rhythmically around the room under their teacher’s direction.; As the young dancers raised their arms and readied their feet for

FUGE Camps Hone Students' Ministry, Service Skills

FUGE Camps Hone Students' Ministry, Service Skills

Palm Beach Atlantic University will host three FUGE Camps this summer with nearly 500 middle and high school students participating in week-long programs focused on building their skills in ministry and community service. This year, FUGE Camps – a student ministry division of Nashville,

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