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Senior’s Artwork Challenges, Heals

An exhibit featuring the artwork of senior art major Lauren Adkins, of Simpsonville, S.C., is now on display at the Elizabeth Stone Harper Gallery. The exhibit will run until Saturday, April 27. Adkins, who was diagnosed with depression and anxiety when she was younger, uses art as a way to cope with the conditions. She

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Retired Brigadier General to Speak About Ethics

“Building Trust…..from my Foxhole” is the title of this year’s Robert M. Vance Lecture on Business Ethics. Retired Brigadier General E. Eric (Rick) Porter will deliver the lecture on Thursday, April 4 at 11 a.m. in Edmunds Hall. Born in Columbus, Ga., and raised in Columbia, S.C., Porter retired as a brigadier general in the

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Alumnus signs with Baltimore Ravens

The Ravens and three-time Pro Bowl special teamer/cornerback Justin Bethel have agreed to terms on a two-year contract, pending the passing of a physical, Ravens General Manager Eric DeCosta announced Friday night. Bethel, 28, played with the Atlanta Falcons last season, after spending the first six years of his career with the Arizona Cardinals. He

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WPJ Society Members To Be Honored

Fourteen of Presbyterian College’s most generous donors will be honored at the Poinsett Club in Greenville, S.C., on Friday, April 5. The supporters are the 2019 new and distinguished members of the William Plumer Jacobs Society. The giving society is composed of individuals, churches, foundations and corporations whose lifetime giving exceeds $100,000 in support of

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PC to Host 45th Annual Special Olympics

For five decades, Special Olympics has encouraged people with intellectual disabilities and built relationships in communities through its programming and annual games. Just last year, the organization celebrated its 50th anniversary. Presbyterian College has served as host of the Area 5 Special Olympics, which includes Abbeville, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick and Newberry counties, for more than

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PC Alumnus recognized as 2019 Best in State Wealth Advisor by Forbes

Robert H. Sasser III, a senior financial advisor of Wells Fargo Advisors in Florence, has been recognized as a 2019 Best in State Wealth Advisor by Forbes. “It’s an honor to be named to this ranking,” Sasser said. “Each day, I show up with one goal in mind—helping my clients succeed financially. It is quite

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PC Alumnus becomes Pastor of Historic Downtown Dallas Church

First Presbyterian Church of Dallas, a historic downtown congregation, has chosen the Rev. Amos J. Disasa to be its new senior pastor. Disasa, whose family emigrated from Ethiopia when he was three years old, preached his first sermon at the Dallas church on March 3. Disasa comes to North Texas after founding Downtown Church, a

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Black History Month Speaker Shares Stories of Lesser-known Women Activists

“We are all bound up together in one big bundle of humanity,” Dr. Crystal R. Sanders said during the Black History Month lecture in Kuhne Auditorium in Neville Hall on Thursday, Feb. 28. “Society cannot trample on the weakest and feeblest of its members without receiving the curse in its own soul.” Sanders, associate professor

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