The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 10, 1968 · Page 136
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 136

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, November 10, 1968
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J10 Palm Beach Post-Times, Sunday, Nov. 10, 1968 There's Plenty To Do During Leisure Time 1 ' o - 0 or-' v if Fishing And Hoating Always Popular In W ater-Orienled Florida S .m id. J 5. Vs '.4 n j . . . "it" .fir ? i -:4 a ft X ... J'-i, ' . , ' 7 .."r M 'TT 12-i 1 lhwL-:i Hhoto by John Crystal Astronomy At Planetarium Interests Mrs. Almon Thompson The Sea Is Nice ltul Girlwatching May He Taking The Lead IN LANTANA -EDWARDS FURNITURE n , I rtt t . . County Boasts Four-Year College aoutn t lonaa s Largest Display of RATTAN CASUAL FURNITURE Students at the college are taking courses and hearing lectures in the Palm Beach Oceanology Center under such leaders in the field of oceanography as Dr. Jacques Piccard, famed developer of the submersible Ben Franklin and project consultant of the Grumman Aircraft Co.,; Dr. Manson Valentine, curator of the Miami Science Museum; Dr. John Hall, associate professor of archaeology at the University of Miami; Dr. A. Griesinger, former chief surgeon of the U.S. Naval Aviation; Dr. Richard Evans, former director of research at Remington; and Capt. Charles Stcphan, chairman of F'lorida Atlantic University's department of ocean engineering. Also featuring TRADITIONAL FURNITURE CARPETS -BEDDING EDWARDS FURNITURE "Where Federal H vy. Meets. Dixie" IN LANTANA When Palm Beach Atlantic College opened its classes for the first time in September it signalled the beginning of the first four-year college in Palm Beach County. And what a beginning it was. The college started its charter freshman class work program, requiring every student to work at least five hours a week in a charitable endeavor, and an oceanography program affiliated with the world's leading oceanogra-phers. The college, in West Palm Beach, will add a sophomore class next year and continue until it grunts its first degree in 1972 to men and women. West Palm Beach was a university waiting for a catalyst, said Dr. Jess Moody, president. While the campus, on South Olive, Is the heartbeat of the college, students go to classes in such diverse places as the Norton Gallery of Art, CSCOttS),r (2 CITIZENS BANK OF WEST PALM BEACH. FLORIDA 4395 SOUTHERN BOULEVARD-MEMBER OF FDIC-PHONE 683-6800 AT FOIIB POINTS KII0X FEED & SUPPLY 1001 Okeechobee Rd. Ph. 832-7997 COMTIMES ITS GROWTH TO SERVE YOU BETTER the Hank Interested In You and Our Community .... . I : the Planetarium and Science Museum, the Port of Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale for oceanography classes. This winter the students, both men and women, will attend lectures at the Flagler Museum. Courses are being offered In four divisions: fine arts, humanities, natural sciences and social sciences. To help serve the adult population in the Palm Beaches night classes are also being offered. The new college is operated by the Palm-Lake Baptist Association with 21 members of the board of trustees directing the destiny of the college. The college, Dr. Moody said, functions with a guiding principle of world, work and word. Student involvement in the world outside his academic environment is the goal of Palm Beach Atlantic. Many opportunities are provided to acquaint the student with internationally-known personalities In the political, social and religious world of today. The work program is known as "Operation Others," which follows the vision of a world in need. This is a 5 hour a week program which involves the student in employment on the campus as well as In the poverty pockets, with charitable groups and in civic endeavors, "It is our desire," Dr. Moody said, "that each student learn the dignity of work." "The word of God Is the foundation stone of the college," Dr. Moody said. As a Christian Institution our goal is to provide the student with a faith by which he may live, a depth of belief which will strengthen his convictions, and a facility of expression of these beliefs which will enable him to make an impact on his world. This philosophy Is being implemented through classroom instruction and the college chapel. Although the college opened only months ago, It has been In the planning stages for more than four years, with research by the Florida Baptist Convention going back to 10. The college first used the name Florida Baptist College as a working title. It was formally named Palm Beach Atlantic College last spring and chartered by the state of Florida as a non-profit institution In July the college announced the affiliation with the Rebikoff Institute of Underwater Technology of Fort Lauderdale. IV" m. I- H. Ill HI, 111 KT, JR. We Deliver . ... , J Our new expanded lobby facilities lo acromnMMluIr our ever growing clientele. 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