Class of 2017 arrives on campus

Posted in: News | August 21, 2013

PC’s Class of 2017 moved onto campus today. The 311-member class hails from 20 different states and four countries, including England, Germany, Scotland, and Spain. “The incoming class of PC students has the ability to contribute to campus immediately,” said Brian Fortman, Dean of Admissions. “They are an exceptional group, with leadership and service backgrounds.” [...]

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PC host to Abstract Invitational

Posted in: News | August 16, 2013

The Elizabeth Stone Harper Gallery, located in the Harper Center for the Arts on the PC campus, will host the Abstract Invitational exhibition from September 12 to November 27. The public is invited. The Abstract Invitational exhibition is a collection of abstract paintings and sculptures, which features artists from the piedmont area of North and [...]

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Students volunteer in Kenya

Posted in: News | August 8, 2013

Students began to prepare for the “Out of Africa” Maymester the spring semester before it began by raising money to cover the cost of building and furnishing a dining hall for a rescue center for girls in Kenya. The students, along with Dean of Religious & Spiritual Life Dr. Jeri Parris Perkins and biology professor [...]

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Future business leaders enjoy campus

Posted in: News | July 24, 2013

Nearly 200 high school students from across South Carolina participated in the 30th annual South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Business Week from July 14th through the 19th. This year marked the 27th year the event has been held on the PC campus. “I’ve had the privilege of working with SC Business Week since its first [...]

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President Lilly speaks to CHAMPS students

Posted in: News | July 22, 2013

PC President Dr. Claude Lilly was the CHAMPS featured speaker on Wednesday, July 17. Lilly spoke with CHAMPS eighth graders about their future and the importance of following their dreams. During his talk, Lilly asked the students what they planned to be when they got older and answered several questions from the students about PC, [...]

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PC #2 in ROI

Posted in: News | July 18, 2013

Presbyterian College is the second-highest ranked college in South Carolina for providing the greatest lifetime return on investment, according to The rankings assert that graduates from these schools enjoy the largest earnings gap between non-degree holders over a 30-year span. “Prospective students and their parents are often concerned about getting their money’s worth [...]

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Business Department receives national distinction

Posted in: News | July 16, 2013

PC was one of only 38 colleges in the nation to be designated a “Small College Strong in Business” in the 2014 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. The newest version of the Fiske Guide contains 336 colleges and universities overall. “This is confirmation from an objective viewpoint of the track record of success [...]

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CHAMPS summer program underway

Posted in: News | July 10, 2013

The CHAMPS summer program is now underway at Camp Fellowship near Lake Greenwood in Waterloo, SC.  The program began on July 8th and will run through August 2nd. “CHAMPS has gotten off to a fantastic and fun start,” said Jessica Shamoon ’13, Head Girls’ Mentor. “The students have been very enthusiastic and a joy to [...]

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Camp of Champions enjoys another successful year

Posted in: News | July 2, 2013

More than 850 high school basketball players recently attended PC Basketball Coach Gregg Nibert’s Camp of Champions. This year marks the 24th year of the team camp. “It was a tremendous turnout,” Nibert said. “I always like for the kids to have a good time on campus and to know that they were treated right. [...]

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PC hosts Girls State

Posted in: News | June 25, 2013

More than 600 of the brightest high school students in South Carolina recently spent a week on the PC campus for the 67th installment of Palmetto Girls State. During the event’s fourth year on the PC campus, these outstanding student leaders learned about civic engagement and responsibility and the inner workings of government at all [...]

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