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Occupational therapists create “moments of victories”

Dr. Nathan Herz, PC’s new director of occupational therapy, loves sharing stories from his 30-plus year career in occupational therapy. “There was a lady who had a stroke and could not move her arm up from her side,” Herz said. “Then one day, she waved hi to me because her arm was working again.” Herz

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New PCSP Admissions Director Excited to Help in Pharmacy Students’ Journey

“I look forward to working with prospective students through their enrollment journey at the PC School of Pharmacy,” Leigh Lanford ’98 said about returning to PC as the pharmacy school’s admissions director. Lanford has worked in higher education for 11 years, including eight years in admissions. Her admissions work has focused on enrollment best practices,

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Alumna reads award-winning work virtually

“I never imagined that I’d return to PC to give a reading from a book I’d written,” said Julia Koets ’05. But last month, Koets did return to her alma mater, although virtually, for the second time to read from her published work. Koets is the sixth reader in the English department’s Alumni Reading Series.

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Wise Words from 2020 Graduates

By: Tess Santos ’21, a business administration with a concentration in management major and forward for the Women’s Basketball team At the beginning of October, we were finally able to celebrate our 2020 graduates. Thanks to all faculty and staff members, we managed to get everyone back on campus, while following the COVID safety measures

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A message from Bob Staton, President of Presbyterian College

It is with deeply mixed emotions that I share with you that Barbara Fayad, our vice president for human resources and Title IX, has decided to retire effective December 31, 2020. During Barbara’s nineteen years of service as director and then later vice president, she developed the human resources office into an essential, independent component of

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Presbyterian College is the top private South Carolina college in Money’s 2020 list of “best colleges”

Presbyterian College is the highest-ranked private institution in South Carolina, according to Money magazine’s “Best Colleges in America, Ranked by Value.” The rankings factor in tuition, family borrowing, and career earnings “to find the schools that successfully combine quality and affordability.” “There’s a misperception that private schools are only for wealthy students,” said Suzanne Petrusch,

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Blue Hose Alumni In the News: Fall 2020

PC alumni have been up to some really awesome things! Congratulations to all of our alumni who have been in the news lately: Congratulations to David Behrens ’85 on his 35 years of service with the Town of Mount Pleasant. David started his career working for the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department in 1985. Now, he

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The Class of 2020 is Celebrated, Honored during Commencement

Graduates from the Class of 2020 filed out of Neville Hall, all wearing masks. They made their way to the West Plaza, where friends and loved ones, professors, and staff members wore masks too and sat in chairs arranged 6 feet apart. “While these masks cover our smiles,” the Rev. Racquel Gill, PC’s assistant chaplain,

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2020 Alumni Award Recipients Announced

An internationally renowned scientist. An award-winning journalist. Two brothers with a combined 70 years of service to PC. These are just a few of the 2020 alumni award recipients. Each year, PC bestows awards upon those for outstanding accomplishments in their professions as well as for outstanding service to others and to the College. The

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Ray and Scott Bunting named honorary alumni

Brothers Ray and Scott Bunting have combined for nearly 70 years of loyal service to PC. This year, the two have been named honorary alumni for treating the College like their alma mater. Ray, craftsman supervisor, has been making PC feel like home for students for the past 35 years. He has painted and done

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