President’s Blog

An exciting week…

Posted in: From the desk of the president | April 24, 2013

Last week was an extraordinary time to be on our campus. On Thursday morning, I had the opportunity to lead one of the panels for our Honors Day. This is a day where we recognize and support the outstanding scholarship our students and faculty are pursuing across academic disciplines, from history and economics to pharmaceutical [...]

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A busy two weeks

Posted in: From the desk of the president | April 18, 2013

The last two weeks have been exciting and a lot of fun. The School of Pharmacy completed its third-year review with the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the group that evaluates pharmacy schools across the country. This is the penultimate review. The final review is in the spring of 2014. The School of Pharmacy [...]

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Hooray for the Pep Band!

Posted in: From the desk of the president | February 4, 2013

Yuna An, Paul Choi, Keith Wolke, David Bush, Laura Johnson, Maria Whitaker, Paul McGannon, Tyler McDaniel, Matsuri Ogawa, Martha Anderson, Jim Brannon, and Karlee Tate. Some of you will immediately recognize these names. Until last week, I did not. My interest in this group was heightened last weekend as I found my foot keeping time with their music at the women’s basketball game. I am sure [...]

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Loyal alumni and wonderful students

Posted in: From the desk of the president | January 20, 2013

I had a very nice email recently from Jimmy Shaw, ’71. Jimmy, like so many PC alums, has family roots that go deep into PC’s history. Jimmy said that his son, his daughter, his brother, his father, his father’s brother and his mother’s brother all went to PC. There may be families with deeper roots, [...]

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From the President’s Desk

Posted in: From the desk of the president | January 16, 2013

Fran and I had the pleasure of hosting Jimmy and Marsha Gibbs at PC on Tuesday, January 15th for lunch and a presentation to business students. Jimmy is the founder of Gibbs International, one of the world’s largest dealers in textile machinery, and a diversified business operation. Jimmy and Marsha were on campus because he [...]

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