list of news articles

‘Mocktails & Mingling’ event helps students prepare for careers

Megan Petralia ’18 eagerly anticipated meeting students on Thursday, Feb. 21, for the fourth annual Mocktails & Mingling event sponsored by Career Development & Student Success. She remembered being in their shoes only a year ago. “I went two years in a row — my junior and senior year — and it’s a really good

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Fencer Ellen Geddes’ ’10 blade skills turning heads

Johnston resident Ellen Geddes has been an equestrian for most of her life and is now turning heads as a fencer, despite having suffered a life-threatening injury that paralyzed her from the waist down. Her most recent achievement was a first-place finish in the North American Cup, held in Charlotte in early January and featuring

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PC alumnus to serve as VP of Human Resources for Sonoco

Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced Allan McLeland, vice president of Human Resources, has announced his plans to retire after 25 years with the Company, effective April 1, 2019. John M. Florence Jr. ’01 will serve as vice president of Human Resources, general counsel and secretary, effective following McLeland’s retirement.

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PC alumnus promoted to serve as the next Commissioner of Banking for the state of South Carolina

South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis, Chairman of the State Board of Financial Institutions, announced that Richards H. Green has been promoted to serve as the next Commissioner of Banking for the state. Green graduated from Presbyterian College in 1998 and has completed corporate and executive leadership development programs with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Conference of

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Anderson Names PC alumnus as City Manager

Anderson Mayor Terence Roberts announced David McCuen IV ’06 has been named city manager for the City of Anderson. McCuen has served the city as assistant city manager since November 2015. McCuen will fill the role upon the retirement of Linda McConnell, a 41-year veteran of the city, who was named city manager in 2015.

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Guest Pianist, Clinician to Perform Beethoven, Others Feb. 22

Alexander Peskanov, a pianist and composer, will perform in Edmunds Hall on Friday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. Peskanov is the guest artist and clinician for the 35th Annual Presbyterian College Piano Clinic for High School and Middle School Students and Teachers. Peskanov’s program will include works by Beethoven, Rachmaninov, Czerny and Peskanov. Admission is

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Honoring the Past, Embracing the Future: A Celebration of Black History Month

Presbyterian College observes Black History Month with a lecture and campus events throughout February. This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Crystal R. Sanders, associate professor of history and African American studies at Penn State University. Sanders will speak on the College campus Thursday, Feb. 28 on the topic, “Hidden Histories and Forgotten Folks: What the

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Cody Inducted into National Wrestling Hall of Fame

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame of the Upstate New York State Chapter announced their 2019 inductees into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and who will be receiving the Lifetime Service Award. The list includes Presbyterian College Director of Wrestling Mark Cody. “I am grateful to receive this honor. It’s special to be recognized

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