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Presbyterian College adds 11 willow oaks for Arbor Day

Presbyterian College recognized the South Carolina State Arbor Day on Dec. 7 by planting a willow oak outside of the Smith administration building. The College has committed to planting 11 willow oaks throughout the month of December. Planting, care, and management of the new trees and current trees comes as a part of the College’s recertification

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Alumnus leaves Steinway to PC Music Department—it’s third such gift

The estate of Maj. William Putman ’55 has gifted the department of music at Presbyterian College with its third grand piano of the year. The gift is a 1950s-era Steinway Model D, a nine-foot concert grand piano, preferred by performers. “Though already a 60-year-old piano, the instrument is in pristine condition, having been owned, played,

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Presbyterian College alumna serves through Agape Hospice

Representatives from Agapé Hospice were on the Presbyterian College campus Nov. 18 as a part of their statewide event, “Life Blooms Eternally.” Cindy James, a 1984 PC graduate and director of growth and development at Agapé Hospice explained that the event, which consists of displaying a multitude of umbrellas, is a service for all the

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Presbyterian College prepares for annual Christmas at PC

The long awaited annual Christmas program, taking place Dec. 2-4 in Belk Auditorium, is in the works of perfection at Presbyterian College. Dr. Porter Stokes, professor of music explained that the thought process of the next year’s program begins during the current year’s program. It essentially begins with a format and theme, then connections with

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Presbyterian College to hold panel analyzing the 2016 elections

The Department of Political Science at Presbyterian College will host a panel discussion titled “An Analysis of the 2016 Elections” on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, at 7 p.m. in Chapman Conference Center in Jacobs Hall. The panel will feature regional political scholars to analyze the candidates’ campaign strategies and the road to the White House for President-elect

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Presbyterian College student interns at local ophthalmologist’s office

Ashley Roberts, a junior chemistry major and biology minor at Presbyterian College, from Buford, S.C., is completing an internship at Montgomery and Riddle Eyecare, an ophthalmologist’s office in Laurens, S.C. She has chosen to spend about seven hours each week performing various tasks at the office, which include shadowing technicians, and optometrists. However, Roberts particularly enjoys

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PC community mourns the loss of Jerry Reeves ’82

The Presbyterian College (PC) community mourns the death of Col. (Ret.) Jarrold “Jerry” Reeves, a 1982 alumnus who was a member of the Blue Hose football team. Following graduation, Reeves, spent 29 years on active duty in the U.S. Army before retiring in 2011. Through his role as a contractor, he was working in Afghanistan

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Presbyterian College hosts guest historian and premiers WWII documentary

On Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, the Presbyterian College history department hosted Dr. Vernon Williams, professor of history at Abilene Christian University. Williams gave a lecture on his research, “The Diverse Threads in the Historical Canvas: Oral History, Collaterals, Film, and the New Military History.” Williams is a military and naval historian who received his doctorate

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