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A truly ‘Heckuva job’ as Palm Beach Community College transforms to Palm Beach State College

January 13th · 1 Comment · Education

In 1933, Palm Beach Junior College became Florida’s first public community college. Through the 20th century, as Palm Beach Community College, the school proved one of the best educational institutions in the state, if not the nation. That legacy now advances with a new name. It reflects the Legislature’s authorization of four-year degrees at Florida’s two-year colleges. […]

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Tarra Pressey’s keys to success

August 3rd · No Comments · Education, South Florida Times

“And lastly I give back generously by creating jobs and providing opportunities for those that will follow me. Having wealth is nice but I believe to truly be successful you have to give something back.” An aunt had a restaurant in Belle Glade; she worked there.  An uncle was foreman for a labor camp; she […]

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Census 2010: Turn it in Selma — and America

July 12th · 1 Comment · Census, Education

How serious are civic leaders in Selma, AL about a complete and accurate count in the 2010 United States Census? Serious enough to get state approval to close down the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge. The span, infamous for the vicious March 7, 1965 “Bloody Sunday” attack by state troopers on civil-rights marchers, only temporarily was […]

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Walkathon for African-centered education echoes Harriet Tubman (from South Florida Times)

July 11th · No Comments · Barack Obama, Education, South Florida Times

WEST PALM BEACH — If Amefika Geuka were planning a 1,000-mile walkathon from West Palm Beach to the White House while cursing out President Obama along the way, he likely would lead evening news broadcasts and get invited to all the professional haters’ radio and cable-TV talk shows. Instead, he says he is embarking on […]

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