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Mitroka Studies Best Practices in Teaching Genetics

Mitroka Studies Best Practices in Teaching Genetics

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences James Mitroka attended the first 23andme Educators Summit in Mountain View, California. Mitroka engaged with several other pharmacy professionals to spark new teaching ideas to bring to his PBA class. Mitroka has used 23andme testing to teach his

Alumnus Leads Student Life Camp through “The Word”

Alumnus Leads Student Life Camp through “The Word”

While Student Life Camp is on campus this week. Ryan McDermott, PBA alumnus of 2008, will lead the youth through “The Word.” With a passion for youth ministry, McDermott says he hopes to inspire these students to focus on the Lord. McDermott majored in Christian leadership and minored in youth

RCEL Opens Applications to Antigua

RCEL Opens Applications to Antigua

Rinker Center for Experiential Learning Coordinator Danielle Hawk has organized a new mission trip to Antigua, Guatemala. This is PBA’s most affordable mission trip and structured for those who have yet to have gone on missions or ever traveled abroad. The partnered mission organization is

Alumni Couple Lead Nursing Mission Trip

Alumni Couple Lead Nursing Mission Trip

Bri Andrassy, adjunct nursing professor and PBA alumna of 2014, has been leading the nursing mission trip to El Salvador alongside her husband for the past four years. She has been traveling to El Salvador on missions for the past 10 years and has traveled to Peru, Nicaragua and Honduras.

President Fleming Presents Scholarship Awards

President Fleming Presents Scholarship Awards

President William Fleming discussed PBA’s American Free Enterprise statement during his presentation of the Ann Roberts Scholarship Awards at the Republican Club of the Palm Beaches. During Fleming’s presentation of the awards, he explained that PBA respectfully embraces the good and the bad

Grads Represent PBA at Miss Florida Event

Grads Represent PBA at Miss Florida Event

Two PBA graduates were among the 43 contestants in last month’s Miss Florida pageant held in Lakeland. While neither Ginelle Ruffa nor Anne-Marie Campbell were named Miss Florida, they followed in the footsteps of 2010 PBA alumna Sierra Minott Jones, who participated in the 2008 event. As Miss

Softball Serves in Costa Rica

Softball Serves in Costa Rica

The Palm Beach Atlantic University softball team traveled for their first mission trip last month, partnering with High Performance Sports (HPS) to minister to the local community in Coronado, Costa Rica.  While in Costa Rica, the team attended two days of a six-day clinic hosted by the Costa

Fast Cars a Passion for Management Major

Fast Cars a Passion for Management Major

By the first time Jason Fichter first sped around the track at age 16, he was hooked on racing cars. His interest spurred his family to move from New Jersey to Florida, closer to race tracks in Sebring and Palm Beach County. A recent accident that sent his car airborne for 12 seconds has not

Templeton to Serve as Interim Dean

Templeton to Serve as Interim Dean

Palm Beach Atlantic University Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. E. Randolph Richards has appointed Dr. Chelly Templeton, associate professor of education, as interim dean of the School of Education and Behavioral Studies effective August 1. “Dr. Templeton has earned the respect of her

Ministry Grad Focuses on Family Ministry

Ministry Grad Focuses on Family Ministry

Marcos Gonzalez, a current Master of Divinity/MBA student, hopes to redeem God’s design for a Christ-centered family. Gonzalez had a difficult childhood in neglectful and abusive foster care. At the age of 18 he enlisted in the Air Force, where he began to thrive and take online college