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Presbyterian College Kicks Off a New Academic Year with a Day of Service

Presbyterian College began its school year this week by celebrating its Dum Vivimus Servimus Day of Service. The day, in referencing PC’s motto, While we live, we serve, was required for all freshmen and incoming transfer students and had students placed across Laurens County performing community service. “I was really impressed at how willing the

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Presbyterian College Opens its 136th Session

Presbyterian College opened its 136th session this past Tuesday with its traditional convocation. The ceremony, which marks the official opening of the College, was highlighted with the presentation of the Martha Anne Green Service to Church and College Award and the installation of Robert “Bob” Emmett Staton ’68 ’15 as President of the College. The

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Presbyterian College Changes Music Scholarship Application Process

CLINTON, SC – The Presbyterian College Department of Music has recently undergone changes to the way potential students apply and audition for scholarships. Dr. Porter Stokes, the Barksdale Chair of Music, chair of the department and director of choral activities, explained that during the application, students must answer questions about their musical abilities, aptitudes, training,

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Blue Hose Football Team Commits Time to a Special Visitor

CLINTON, SC – Tyler White is a special needs student from Greenville. He was born three months premature and as a result developed cerebral palsy. This condition has confined him to a wheelchair since he was about one-years-old. White is a huge football fan. White arrived at the PC campus for a visit on July

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Presbyterian College Professors Published in “American Biology Teacher” Journal

Three Presbyterian College professors have published an article that will appear in the August issue of American Biology Teacher. Dr. Troy Nash, professor of biology; Dr. Suann Yang, assistant professor of biology, and Dr. John Inman, professor emeritus of biology, wrote the article titled, “Growing a Thicker Skin: An Exercise for Measuring Organismal Adaptations to Terrestrial Habitats.” The

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Presbyterian College Awarded Nearly $775,000 from SC INBRE

Presbyterian College is proud to announce that the College has received a five-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant as a member of the South Carolina IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (SC INBRE) with total direct and indirect costs of nearly $775,000 allocated to PC. The goal of the SC INBRE network is to

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Fundraising Total for 2014-2015 Rivals Previous Year

The fundraising total for Presbyterian College for the 2014-2015 fiscal year was close to $7 million. The totals are impressive and are more than double the amount raised in the previous year. The increase was accomplished despite the fact that many of the Advancement staff are new to PC. “I am very proud of the

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Presbyterian College Becomes Tobacco-Free Campus

Serious discussions concerning smoking, vaping, and the use of tobacco products on campus began in fall 2013.  In spring 2014, the Tobacco Use Task Force recommended that Presbyterian College become a tobacco-free campus and began discussions and educational programs to move in that direction. In 2014 and 2015, Peer Educators offered educational programs related to

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Little Time for Summer Break at Presbyterian College

During the summer many people are jockeying for room on the beach, are hiking up in the mountains, or are just getting together with friends for a barbecue in the backyard. While the staff at Presbyterian College are taking some time out here and there – they are still spending a huge chunk of their

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