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21st Christmas at PC set for Dec. 7 and 8

Christmas at PC has rung in the Christmas season for many on and off-campus for the past 20 years. This year’s program, “The Gift for All Mankind,” promises to do the same. Christmas at PC performances are scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. Both take place

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Pharmacy Grads Ace Pharmacy Licensure Exam

The scores are in. The 2019 PC School of Pharmacy graduates had a higher NAPLEX pass rate than the national average. Sixty-six of 68 students, or 97.06%, passed the pharmacists’ licensure exam on their first attempt when they took it this past spring. This first-time pass rate is more than 6% higher than the national

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Human rights scholar to discuss border security and drug cartels

Dr. William Simmons will visit PC to discuss “Border Security, Drug Cartels, and Migrant Vulnerabilities in the Americas” on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. The event will take place in Neville Hall. “This will be a wonderful opportunity for the members of the campus and the local community to hear and engage in discussion with

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Music professor to perform rare, unpublished works

Music professor Dr. James Buckland will perform rare and unpublished works of nineteenth-century musician Niccolo Paganini on Monday, Nov. 4. “A Paganini Portrait” will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Edmunds Hall. “Paganini is highly regarded as a violinist, but it is less well known that the guitar was his chosen instrument in his private

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Tenor Hugo Vera to perform ‘So About Love’ at PC

International tenor vocalist Hugo Vera will perform the program, “So About Love,” Nov. 14 in Edmunds Hall. A master class, open to the public, will be held at 4:30 p.m. in Wyatt Chapel. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. The master class is free. The concert is free for PC students and faculty with

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Alumna and BuzzFeed’s First-ever Publicist Returns to Campus

Two years ago, Ashley McCollum ’09 was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. The magazine credited McCollum with “positioning BuzzFeed as an internationally recognized brand.”  That same year, McCollum was one of only 18 who walked away with Adweek’s Changing the Game Awards. The award recognizes “the women who are making bold moves

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Widely acclaimed violinist to perform at PC on Nov. 12

Francisco Cabán, a widely acclaimed violinist from Puerto Rico, will perform at Presbyterian College on Tuesday, Nov. 12. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Edmunds Hall. “Francisco is one of the greatest guest musicians we’ve had in my 13 years at PC,” said Dr. Richard Thomas, associate professor of music and director

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Presbyterian College Names Director of Church Relations

Perrin Tribble, a 2011 graduate of PC, has been named the College’s new director of church relations. She will begin serving in the role on November 11th. “My family and I have been Blue Hose for a long time, and I believe this is an especially exciting time for our school,” Tribble said. “It is

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PC faculty recital set for Oct. 29

Saxophonist Matthew Castner, Presbyterian College music faculty, and pianist Claudio Olivera present a program entitled “Duality,” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29 in Edmunds Hall. The program will explore the power of contrast and the flexibility of the saxophone. Opening with jazz saxophonist/composer Andy Scott’s “Three Letter Word,” the program also features works by John Fitz

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Students present work experiences at Internship Showcase

Lynn Downie, associate director of PC’s Career and Professional Development Office, often offers students an analogy about interning and career readiness. “I talk about how athletes and musicians don’t take the field or the stage until they’ve practiced whatever it is they’re going to do,” Downie says. “Our office affords four years of practice for

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