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CHAMPS Program kicks off Summer 2014

Posted in: News | June 20, 2014

CHAMPS (Communities Helping, Assisting, and Motivating Promising Students), a community organization aimed at helping students improve their likelihood of realizing their post-secondary dreams through mentoring and educational opportunities, is a focus for PC and the community partners throughout the months of June and July. Founded in 1995, CHAMPS students are monitored, tracked, and assisted throughout [...]

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Initial Ruling Upheld to Remove Doyle Hall

Posted in: News | June 10, 2014

On June 10, 2014, a ruling was issued in the Strickland v. City of Clinton case, upholding the initial decision to allow the demolition of Doyle Hall on Presbyterian College’s campus. Doyle Hall, built in 1891, has been unused and become increasingly unstable since the construction of Georgia Hall over 40 years ago. The college [...]

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Serving Others Includes Animals for These PC Employees

Posted in: News | May 22, 2014

 Dr. Brooke Spatta and Jill Mechling plan to make Laurens County Humane Society Shelter a reality Presbyterian College Psychology Professor Brooke Spatta, refers to a Mahatma Gandhi quote when asked about her passion for animal welfare: “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” [...]

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PC’s Ryan Real Appears on Jeopardy! broadcast airing Thursday, May 22

Posted in: News | May 19, 2014

Presbyterian College’s Ryan Real will be seen on millions of screens when home viewers of the daily Jeopardy! game show turn on their televisions Thursday. Real, the assistant director of sports information, taped the show earlier this year in Culver City, California, at Sony Pictures Studios. A fan of the show as a child, Real [...]

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Bailey Memorial Stadium to Host Night Games in 2014

Posted in: News | May 15, 2014

The Presbyterian College Athletics Department announced today that a new lighting system will be installed at Bailey Memorial Stadium for the upcoming 2014 football season. The lights, provided by Musco Lighting, will be paid for by football revenue and game guarantees and will be operational for the opening contest against Bluefield College on September 6. “The [...]

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PC Education Majors Participate in Teacher Induction Ceremony

Posted in: News | May 10, 2014

Laurens School District’s Teacher of the Year, Jennifer Satterwhite told Presbyterian College graduating education majors to enter their classrooms this fall with the word, “Believe,” engrained in their memory. “I want you to remember to be ‘Bold’… take risks and take your students on adventures. This is not easy and may require you to challenge [...]

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PC School of Pharmacy Awards Diplomas to Inaugural Class of 2014

Posted in: News | May 10, 2014

> Photos from the weekend Seventy-six students received Doctor of Pharmacy degrees Since its initial concept in 2008, the Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy has flourished in downtown Clinton, employing 45 faculty and staff with a current enrollment of 306. Now, 76 of those students are making history as the first graduating class of PharmD [...]

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PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE ROTC COMMISSION NINE GRADUATES

Posted in: News | May 10, 2014

Presbyterian College Reserved Officers Training Corps commissioned nine students as second lieutenants during ceremonies May 9. The students, members of the Scottish Highlander Battalion, are graduating seniors at three Upstate colleges – PC, Lander University and Newberry College. Second Lieutenant Daniel Jenkins received the prestigious Wysor Saber Award, presented to the senior Highlander Battalion cadet [...]

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Dr. Perkins Delivers Baccalaureate Service Address

Posted in: News | May 10, 2014

Presbyterian College Arts and Sciences graduates and School of Pharmacy graduates received inspiration on the eve of their commencement from three campus leaders during Baccalaureate Services. The Old Testament lesson was delivered by Dr. Richard Heiser, professor of history. The New Testament was given by Dr. Dean Thompson, the Mary Henry and deSaussure Davis Edmunds [...]

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Presbyterian College Confers 281 Undergraduate, 76 PharmD Degrees

Posted in: News | May 10, 2014

Presbyterian College held its 2014 commencement exercises beneath the stately oaks on West Plaza as family and friends gathered to see the 281 undergraduates and 76 Doctor of Pharmacy candidates receive their diplomas. President Claude C. Lilly told the graduates, “You and I—undergraduates and pharmacy graduates—stand on the shoulders of individuals like William Plumer Jacobs, [...]

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