Dr. Floyd F. Koch Honors College Speaker Series 2020
The Honors College Speaker Series is a bridge between Palm Beach State College students and innovators, achievers, trail-blazers, and in general people who have and continue to have an impact on our world.
Stay tuned to learn who will be our next visitor.
Spring 2019: Dr. Christine Mann Darden
Featured in “Hidden Figures” book, Dr. Darden’s journey from high school mathematics teacher to becoming one of NASA’s “human computers” featured in the book Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly.
Fall 2018: Robert M. "Skipp" Orr, Ph.D.
Palm Beach State College Alumnus and former U.S. Ambassador Robert M. "Skipp" Orr, Ph.D. He provided a fascinating look at U.S. presidential elections in his presentation, titled "Course Change: Seven U.S. Presidential Elections that Changed History."