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PC welcomes first class of PA students

Presbyterian College welcomed its inaugural class of physician assistant studies students during a ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 26 in Kuhne Auditorium. Each student was presented with a stethoscope during the event, marking the beginning of the master’s program for the 32 students. “You’re pioneers” “This is an exciting and momentous day for you,” PC President

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Registration for Homecoming 2019 Now Open

Homecoming 2019 is Friday, Oct. 18, and Saturday, Oct. 19. Registration for the two-day celebration of all things Blue Hose is open. “It will be great to welcome our alumni back to campus at such an exciting time for PC,” says Leni Patterson, executive director of alumni relations. “We have the most new students in

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Alumnus Shares Entrepreneurial Tips With Students

Sherman Burnett ’08 recently returned to campus to speak with business students about being an entrepreneur. The event was part of the Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM) Lecture Series. “I knew going into my first job after college that I wanted to own my own business,” Burnett said. “I knew even coming out

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Constitution Day Lecture brings Immigration Debate to Campus

by Zoe Montague ’20 The topic of immigration continues to be a national discussion. On Constitution Day on Tuesday, Sept. 17, an immigration policy lawyer and a Dreamer brought the discussion to Neville Hall. The Current State of Immigration “If we had [an immigration] problem, it was ten years ago,” Louise Pocock, an immigration policy

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Alumnus receives high-ranking military promotion

John Gentry ’91 was promoted to brigadier general in the Georgia National Guard during a ceremony at the Clay National Guard Center in Marietta, Ga., this month. Gentry is the 19th general officer commissioned through the PC ROTC program. “When I first learned that I was the 19th general officer commissioned through the Highlander,” Gentry

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Presbyterian College Athletics to Implement Clear Bag Policy

In an effort to enhance fan safety, Presbyterian College Athletics will be implementing a clear bag policy for athletic-ticketed events held at Bailey Memorial Stadium and the Ross E. Templeton Center, beginning with the October 19 football game against Kennesaw State. Fans wishing to enter home PC football, men’s basketball, and women’s basketball games will

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Open House for the Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program Set for Oct. 26

PC will host an Open House for the Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program on Oct. 26. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon in the Harrington-Peachtree Center Amphitheatre. “This is officially our first-ever event,” said Dr. Nathan Herz, founding chair of PC’s Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program. “We couldn’t be more excited to meet

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Three Independent Films and their Filmmakers in the Spotlight this Fall

One documentary that delves into politics, race, and religion, and two others that show that sports are more than about sports kick off the 2019 – 2020 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers on campus this fall. “This season’s films and filmmakers represent the voices and conversations occurring throughout our region and nation,” said Teresa

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Starting the school year with adventure

“Give me four forward,” PC students heard as they headed toward the largest obstacle of the whitewater rafting course on the Nantahala River: the falls. They listened carefully to their guides as they navigated an intricate part of the course, then leaned on each other’s rhythm to paddle in sync. The students were divided between

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