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Students present their findings at summer research symposium

PC students recently shared their weeks of research on the PC campus during the annual Summer Research Symposium. On Wednesday, July 24, more than 30 students from the College of Arts & Sciences and School of Pharmacy presented their work, which included research topics from the sciences, humanities and social sciences. “It was a great

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Celebrating the bagpipes

The traditional way to start a pipe band is not, “one, two, ready, play,” says Gary Hipp, pipe major for PC Pipes and Drums. It’s by the right — quick march. When the bagpipes are cued, it’s a signal that an important occasion or honoring is about to begin. The Highland Bagpipes, which have military

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PC senior reflects on spring semester in Washington

Shannon Kimbrough started her morning commutes on the DC metro reading from the POLITICO Playbook, a popular newsletter about politics.  Two days during the week, Kimbrough traveled to her Politics & Policy, Political Institutions and DC Communications classes at American University. Her communications class, an elective, required her to read the Playbook each day. The

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Final piece found for a memorial honoring PC Alumna, Kimberly Hampton

A space beside a Pickens County library will soon be home to a Bell OH-58D Keowa helicopter, a model identical to one flown by an Easley woman who was the first American female pilot to die in combat. The hunt for that particular model of helicopter has taken nearly five years for Upstate resident Jim Garrison, local

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Presbyterian College Approved to Begin Physician Assistant Program This Fall

President Bob Staton and program director Dr. Joseph Weber learned today that the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Provisional status to the Presbyterian College Physician Assistant Program sponsored by Presbyterian College. Accreditation-Provisional is an accreditation status granted when the plans and resource allocation, if fully implemented as planned,

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History professor brings new perspectives

by Zoe Montague ’20 Teaching history was always the plan for PC professor Dr. William Harris. The process of getting there, however, took longer than expected. Harris lived all over the country in his childhood. Harris’ dad was a historian as well, so he grew up in academics, moving to whatever town housed the university

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Students Research Over the Summer

This summer, you can find Adrianna Cody, of Enoree, S.C., and Sharmila Samuel, of Greenville, S.C., either outside coring trees or in one of the labs of Lassiter Hall. They’re two of 19 PC students who are spending the summer months researching while regular classes aren’t in session. Cody and Samuel are working with biology

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Graduate Takes Liberal Arts Route to Med School

David Sellman ’14 fondly remembers his family practitioner growing up, so much so he looked forward to going to the doctor, even when he wasn’t feeling well. “When we got sick,” Sellman said, “we weren’t afraid of going to the doctor because he’d make you feel at home. I decided that’s what I’d like to

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