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Local Middle School Students Visiting Confucius Institute at Presbyterian College

Every year, many local students come to Presbyterian College to visit the Confucius Institute at Presbyterian College. At eight thirty in the morning of May 21st this year, more than 750 students from Laurens school district paid a visit to the Confucius Institute at Presbyterian College. Professor Pan Yin, the Chinese director of the Confucius Institute, and Miss

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Celebrating Our PC Family with Good Food and Fun Times

It’s about that time of the year—football is starting, the leaves are changing colors, the weather is mellowing out into a warm end of summer, and PC’s Family Weekend is returning with lots of fun activities and delicious food for all to enjoy. During Sept. 25-27, Family Weekend is celebrating our PC family. The celebration

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Presbyterian College Hosts Renowned Religion Scholar

Presbyterian College will host a public lecture by Dr. K. K. Yeo, the Harry R. Kendall Professor of New Testament at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, at 7:30 on Thursday, Sept. 24 in the Edmunds Auditorium on campus. The lecture titled “Having Tea with Confucius and Paul: Truth, Goodness, and Beauty” will be presented by PC’s Department

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Presbyterian College Professor Wins USATF National Masters Championship

After doing some warm-up stretches in the early morning sun, the weather not yet reaching the predicted mid-90s temperatures of high noon, Cynthia Lucking, PC’s associate professor of economics and business administration, prepared for the first race of the day—an 800-meter run in the 2015 USA Track and Field National Masters competition. Hosted at University

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English Professor Joins Others in Upcoming Publication

Dr. Kendra Hamilton, assistant professor of English, has been published in the Summer 2015 edition of Common-place, a magazine publication of the American Antiquarian Society. Her article in this edition is a reflection on the Nat Fuller Feasts. The Nat Fuller Feast was an event held in downtown Charleston, on April 15, 2015, and at

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Political Science Professor Published in Academic Journal

Dr. Erin McAdams, assistant professor of political science at Presbyterian College, was recently published in the International Journal of Sustainability of Higher Education. Her article focused on examining both the amount and type of coursework impact on students’ conceptualizations of sustainability. In the article, McAdams refers to a 2011 sustainability survey, which utilized a sample of

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Presbyterian College Hosts Annual South Carolina Business Week

Presbyterian College hosted the Annual South Carolina Business Week from July 26-31. For more than 30 years, the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce’s Business Week program has contributed to the preparation of young adults for the business environment by introducing them to the principles of leadership, teamwork, and the American free enterprise system while promoting

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Presbyterian College Hires New Communications Specialist

Ryan Barker was recently hired as a Communications Specialist by the Office of Communications and Marketing at Presbyterian College. Barker began working Aug. 17. In his capacity as communications specialist, Barker will write and disseminate all news releases for the College as well as drafting content for the College’s alumni magazine and weekly newsletter, “PC

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BOOT 2015 and a Twist on Freshmen Orientation

Right before students returned to campus in August, a group of eight new students, three professors, and a staff member attended a trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains. The trip was the Blue Hose Outdoor Orientation Outdoor Trip (BOOT) 2015. For three days and two nights, the group enjoyed a mix of rafting on the

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