list of news articles

Summer Fellow’s work to benefit Clinton community

Sterilite, a company that manufactures household and storage products, recently donated land to the city of Clinton to be developed as a recreational area. However, before the land can be utilized, the plant biodiversity needs to be surveyed so proper recommendations for the land can be made. That’s where Kathleen Snead’s Summer Fellows research project

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Dr. Joseph Miller Gettys memorial service to be held Aug. 13

Long-time Presbyterian College professor Dr. Joseph Gettys passed away on July 1, 2016. A memorial service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Clinton in Clinton, S.C. on Aug. 13, 2016, at 2 p.m. The service will be live-streamed on the church’s website. Gettys obituary can be found here.     Presbyterian College is

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Teacher candidate and education professor co-author article

Meredith Gaffney ’16, an early childhood education major, and Dr. Julia Wilkins, assistant professor of education, recently had their second article about children’s books featuring characters with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) published. In their article, they recommend a classroom collection of five books that exposes students to diverse characters while helping to increase their understanding

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Summer Fellow chooses granular physics for research topic

For his Summer Fellows project, Clay Wright chose to research within the field of granular physics, a field that was introduced to him by Dr. Eli Owens, assistant professor of physics. Granular materials such as corn, rice, peas, and wheat are collections of macroscopic particles, and grain silos that store these granular particles are subjected

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PC students study economic growth in England

A group of 13 business students spent two weeks studying at Edge Hill University in Ormskirk, England, with Dr. Jody Lipford and Professor Cindy Lucking. The trip also included various day trips throughout Great Britain as well. While at Edge Hill, PC students took a course titled “Economic Growth and Development” which focused on economic

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Presbyterian College alumna named SC Outstanding Young Banker of the Year

Presbyterian College alumna Jennifer Tompkins Jones ’00 was recently named the SC Outstanding Young Banker of the Year for her work with Citizens Building & Loan (CBL). This award is presented by the South Carolina Bankers Association (SCBA), and the recipient is selected by a committee of past chairmen of the SCBA based on the

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Biology student bases research on her experiences as a peer mentor

Kassandra Glover decided on the topic for her Summer Fellows research project during her time spent working in the biology peer mentor program and doing an internship in the biology department that designated her the “lead” peer mentor. While serving as a peer mentor for both Bio 105 and Bio 112, Glover noticed that the

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CHAMPS program launched its 21st summer program on campus

The CHAMPS program launched its 21st summer in June, as the program put on three continuous weeks of summer enrichment with a week each for 7th-8th graders, 9th-10th graders, and 11th-12th graders. These enrichment weeks, organized and facilitated by Laurens County teachers and members of the PC Campus Life staff, were designed to inspire students

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