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Presbyterian College students Andrew Rhodes and Anna Crosby research high-functioning, low-cost 3D printed prosthetics

Presbyterian College students Andrew Rhodes, a junior physics major, from Lugoff, S.C., and Anna Crosby a junior physics major, from Camden, S.C., are spending the summer researching high-functioning, low-cost 3D printed prosthetics. “The loss of a limb can be a traumatic experience for a person,” they said. “Prosthetics restore functionality and confidence to the user.

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Presbyterian College alumni recognized at national fraternity meeting

E.G. Lassiter ’69 and Justin Cooper ’17, were recognized at the Alpha Sigma Phi International Fraternity Elevate. Lassiter was awarded Delta Beta XI, the oldest award the fraternity bestows. Delta Beta XI was established in 1938 to honor fraternity alumni for outstanding service to the fraternity. Recipients are judged by years of service, type of

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The heart of PC accented with unique handcrafted chandelier

As students and faculty prepare for classes to begin next month in the newly renovated Neville Hall at Presbyterian College, the finishing touches are being made to the building. One of these touches is a unique, handcrafted chandelier to be placed this Friday, July 21 in the building’s newly opened rotunda. “We wanted something unique

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Summer Fellow, Joseph Kovas researches the revival of a Methodist tradition

Under the advisement of Dr. Craig Vondergeest, associate professor of religion, Summer Fellow Joseph Kovas is spending the summer researching a continuation of the Methodist tradition, the revived Methodist class meetings. Kovas is a senior religion major. Kovas’ asks the question of if the modern day small group meetings in Methodist churches a continuation of

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Summer Fellow, Ashley Wren uses research to help her community

Ashley Wren, a senior psychology major from Murfreesboro, Tenn., is using data collected from CHAMPS students to help the PC community learn more about the future generation of Laurens county—and how to most effectively discover ways to capitalize on these students’ strengths. Wren’s research is supervised by Dr. Brooke Spatta, associate professor of psychology and

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Presbyterian College professor publishes second edition of essay collection “Don’t Date Baptists and Other Warnings from My Alabama Mother”

Dr. Terry Barr, professor of English at Presbyterian College recently had his collection of essays “Don’t Date Baptists and Other Warnings from My Alabama Mother” published. The new edition, published by Third Lung Press in Hickory, N.C., contains a new chapter, family photos, and a hand drawn map of Bessemer, Ala., drawn by Barr’s daughter

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Summer Fellow, Sydney Blue, uses research to combine interests in physics and music

Sydney Blue, a junior double major in physics and music, from Titusville, Fla., is using her research “Sound Propagation in Granular Materials,” to study how to efficiently send sound through granular materials. “Since the Earth’s surface is granular material, this work has many applications including land mine detection and oil exploration,” Blue said. “I create

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