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PC adopts test-optional admissions policy

PC has adopted a test-optional admissions policy, joining more than 850 colleges and universities across the nation. “Adopting a test-optional policy makes sense for Presbyterian College as our holistic approach to college admissions has never centered on standardized tests,” said Brian Fortman, PC’s Dean of Enrollment Management. Fortman says that an applicant’s high school performance,

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“Why does Presbyterian College exist?” Provost asks

The 2013-2014 academic year at Presbyterian College formally began Tuesday, September 3, with Opening Convocation in Belk Auditorium. Dr. Donald R. Raber II, PC’s Provost, gave an inspiring convocation address as he inquired: “Why does Presbyterian College exist?” Raber, who earned a Ph.D. in political science from Harvard in 2001, posed the question to his

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Indie films return to PC campus

The South Arts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers begins its second year on the PC campus September 12th. All six screenings begin at 7:00 p.m. in Harrington-Peachtree 214, with discussion with filmmakers to follow each film. This year’s films include: Sept. 12th–How to Make Movies at Home Oct. 24th–Birth of the Living Dead Nov.

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Class of 2017 arrives on campus

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

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

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

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

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

Presbyterian College is the second-highest ranked college in South Carolina for providing the greatest lifetime return on investment, according to AffordableCollegesOnline.org. The ACO.org 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

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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