The graduation rate in Palm Beach County District-operated schools continues to climb. According to data just released by the Florida Department of Education, the School District achieved a 91.7 percent graduation rate for District operated schools in 2018, up from 90 percent in 2017. This increase means that the District continues to outperform other most large urban school districts in Florida for the fifth consecutive year.
Woodline Joseph, a senior at Atlantic Community High School, already has a dream for her future.
“Graduates, your degree signifies not only the mastery of the nursing discipline, but your individual discoveries and attributions that you were able to unearth to improve the practice of nursing right here and now,” said Dr. Maria Connolly, executive director, RN-to-BSN program at Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois. “You’ve already advanced the nursing profession to a new level.”
It’s fast-paced, takes less time to do, and burns a lot of calories. High-intensity interval exercise is widely recognized as the most time-efficient and effective way to exercise. In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers from Florida Atlantic University have discovered another important health benefit of these short bursts of intense exercise with rest intervals. It could also be an effective strategy to prevent and combat cognitive dysfunction in obese individuals.
BELLE GLADE — Lakeside Medical Center, a 70-bed, rural acute care teaching hospital accredited by The Joint Commission and operated by the Health Care District of Palm Beach County, is proud to be one of just five Palm Beach County hospitals to receive an ‘A’ Safety Grade from the The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Lakeside Medical Center’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States.
Students and staff at Palm Beach Lakes High School are getting creative about how they market the unique opportunities offered at their school. The Five Carat Choice Program consists of six dynamic academies including Biotechnology, Early Childhood/Teacher Education, and Fire.
The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) hosted the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, a highly competitive program that encourages domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has the potential for commercialization. Through a competitive awards-based program, SBIR enables small businesses to explore their technological potential and provides the incentive to profit from its commercialization. By including qualified small businesses in the nation’s R&D arena, high-tech innovation is stimulated and the United States gains entrepreneurial spirit as it meets its specific research and development needs.
MIAMI/BOCA RATON, FL RELEASE PDF – December 10, 2018 – Baptist Health South Florida and Boca Raton Regional Hospital today announced that they have reached an agreement on a formal Letter of Intent regarding a strategic partnership between the respective organizations. This development marks an important step forward in structuring an agreement that would finalize the affiliation.
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.