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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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Summer Fellows’ Evening with the Lillys

Posted in: News | June 24, 2013

The PC Summer Fellows—the PC students selected to conduct research this summer on campus—recently invited Dr. and Mrs. Lilly over for a progressive dinner at the PC Townhomes. “The dinner was an excellent opportunity to better show the Lillys what it’s like to live in the townhouses and be students at PC,” said Lucia Leahy, [...]

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Education Department Welcomes Three New Faces

Posted in: News | June 18, 2013

PC’s Education Department will welcome three new professors to campus this fall. The education professors will continue PC’s longstanding tradition of preparing exceptional teachers for the classroom. Janelle Dugger Bouknight will join PC as instructor of education and is a Ph.D. candidate in Theory and Practice in Teacher Education at the University of Tennessee. Bouknight [...]

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Randall to Leave PC

Posted in: News | June 3, 2013

After nearly 34 years of service to PC, Randy Randall ‘75 will leave his role as Executive Director of Alumni and Community Relations and as mayor of Clinton, S.C. to serve the people of South Carolina as Commissioner of the Public Service Commission representing the Third Congressional District. “Randy will be missed at PC,” said [...]

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Scotsman Club Invitational benefits student-athletes

Posted in: News | May 21, 2013

Scotsman Club supporters raised more than $30,000 during the 14th annual Scotsman Club Invitational golf tournament at Musgrove Mill Golf Club. Twenty-eight teams competed in the Captain’s Choice Tournament, all in support of raising scholarship money for Presbyterian College student-athletes.

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“The world isn’t Teflon,” Outstanding Senior advises

Posted in: News | May 11, 2013

This year’s Outstanding Senior, Patrick Kennedy, is the first to tell you that as a freshman, he had no idea how much he would grow and change during his four years at Presbyterian College. As the son of parents serving as Mission Service Corps volunteers, Patrick learned early in life about the importance of service [...]

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Professor of the Year focuses on “how” graduates should be

Posted in: News | May 11, 2013

In her commencement speech, “Can We Talk? Engaging in the Twenty-First Century,” the 2013 PC Professor of the Year, English professor Dr. Molly McGehee, didn’t talk about what is usually discussed in graduation speeches: what graduates will go out and do in the world or who they might be in the future. Instead, McGehee focused [...]

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PC celebrates 130th Commencement

Posted in: News | May 11, 2013

The Class of 2013, along with family and friends, gathered under the oaks on PC’s West Plaza on May 11 for the 130th Commencement at Presbyterian College. “What a day to celebrate,” Dr. Claude Lilly said in his opening remarks. “It is certainly a milestone and a mile marker in your journey of life.” Lilly, [...]

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Education Department inducts new teachers

Posted in: News | May 11, 2013

More than thirty seniors took the oath for graduating educators in PC’s Department of Education teacher induction ceremony on May 10. President Lilly welcomed students, parents, faculty, and supporters to the event and spoke fondly of two teachers who had a major impact on his life. “They cared and inspired me to do my best,” [...]

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Be true to your identity, baccalaureate speaker urges

Posted in: News | May 11, 2013

What do the pop singer Pink and David, who fought Goliath, have in common? Dr. Paul Timothy Roberts, the President-Dean of Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary in Atlanta, Georgia, explained the connection in this year’s baccalaureate address in Belk Auditorium on Friday night in Belk Auditorium. Everyone knows the story of David slaying Goliath, Roberts [...]

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