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Giving Day 2019 Exceeds Goal

The results are in. This year, more than 600 donors gave $187,090.03 during Giving Day 2019. The second annual 24-hour fundraising campaign took place on May 29. “There is excitement in seeing our alumni and friends joined together in following the example set forth by our founder,” said Amanda Dowdle ‘14, director of annual giving.

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PC Alumnus, veteran educator named new athletic director for Irmo High School

Lexington-Richland School District Five has named Ray Canady, Jr. ’92 the new athletic director of Irmo High School. Canady attended Presbyterian College earning a bachelor’s degree in social studies. He earned his master’s degree in sports science from the United States Sports Academy and has received several awards in the field, including being named the

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Biology Professor Awarded Research Grant

Dr. Austin Shull ’11, assistant professor of biology at PC, was one of 10 professors in South Carolina to be recently awarded a South Carolina IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research (SC INBRE) 2019 Developmental Research Project Program award. This $50,000 award from SC INBRE supports independent research and mentored career development, and also provides research

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PC hosts Palmetto Girls State

From June 9-15, Presbyterian College will host the 73rd session of the American Legion Auxiliary Palmetto Girls State. Approximately 640 high school students from across the state will be on campus for the program. The one-week leadership and citizenship training program “educates outstanding high school students about local government and citizenship,” according to the Girls

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NetVUE Grant to Help Students Prepare for Careers

  Presbyterian College has been selected to receive a NetVUE Vocation Across the Academy Grant to strengthen the link between the liberal arts and career preparation. “The grant allows us to move forward with interventions to help our students be career-ready after graduation,” says grant co-coordinator Kim Lane, associate dean of students and director of

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Miller awarded prestigious MSU College of Veterinary Medicine Bardsley Scholarship

The Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine (MSU CVM) recently awarded prestigious Bardsley Scholarships to top-ranking applicants selected to the class of 2023 doctor of veterinary medicine (DVM) program, and Presbyterian College Graduate Kristin Miller of West Columbia, SC, was one of only twelve members of the 95-member first-year class to receive the scholarship.

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’19 Grad Gives Back by Honoring His Great-aunts

When the Class of 2019 arrived for the brick unveiling at Alumni Green this spring, Doug Smith ’19 looked for more than his name engraved at the site. Smith also searched below for the two bricks he purchased in honor of his great aunts, Emma Edith and Mary Ethel Smith. One hundred years ago, the

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