Over the past few years, the Glades Region of Palm Beach County, including Belle Glade, Pahokee, and South Bay, has attracted nearly 400 jobs to the area as a result from the Business Development Board’s economic development efforts, in partnership with LORE and Palm Beach County. From manufacturing to technology, it’s been a diverse group of industries recruited to the area. These efforts have not only brought new opportunities to local residents, but have made unique connections throughout the community.
RIVIERA BEACH – Wellington’s equestrian season is in full swing, and that means there’s huge demand for everything from hotel rooms to saddles and champagne, including a mundane necessity for horses—high quality hay.
Several PBSC students were recently hired by TechGarage, a robotics program at FAU Tech Runway®, as robotics coaches for elementary-and middle-school-age members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday touted Florida’s higher-education system after it was named best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report , citing relatively low amounts of debt when students graduate and a “worthwhile education” they receive.
BELLE GLADE, Fla. — A radiographer for 24 years, Michelle Bush conducts mammogram tests.
Palm Beach State College has hired new executive deans for its Belle Glade and Loxahatchee Groves campuses.
LaTanya McNeal will serve in the position on the Belle Glade campus and Stephen Joyner at Loxahatchee Groves. Since 2015, Ms. McNeal has served as the assistant dean of student services at the Belle Glade campus. Mr. Joyner was a higher education enrollment consultant and dean of student services at Miami Dade College.
Each will oversee the student services of their campuses, and will work to build partnerships and relationships with local leaders. They replace Maria Vallejo, who retired as vice president of growth and expansion and provost at both locations. ¦
Panel discussions, featuring authors as well as business and higher education leaders, will be held at Palm Beach State College next week, capping a series of Women’s History Month events.
A team of 11,12 and 13-year-old students from Pahokee Middle School have garnered the attention of top physicists and NASA.
PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLA – On March 13, 2019, the South Florida Manufacturers Association (SFMA) announced its Runners-up and Finalists for their esteemed Employees and Manufacturers-of-the-Year Award. Forty-eight (48) employees and sixteen (16) companies from Miami-Dade County through the Treasure Coast were unveiled. Companies were judged on Leadership, Strategy, Customers, Measurement, Knowledge Management, Workforce, and Operations.
Location, Location, Location! Check out City of South Bay’s new video, which demonstrates why it’s an ideal location for business.