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Important Actions and Next Steps: Moving Forward Together

From the Office of the President August 6, 2020 To the PC Community: This week, the Board of Trustees of Presbyterian College and I have unanimously endorsed the below statement of accountability and apology, which is also found on the PC webpage: Statement of Accountability and Apology History is full of watershed moments – moments

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New Student Involvement assistant directors help students stay connected

For Taylor Dement and Mitchell Plumer, their experiences and campus involvement as undergraduate students helped shape their future work in higher education and new roles at PC. They both joined the Student Involvement staff shortly before the pandemic and have spent the past semester and summer adjusting and transitioning their programming to help students stay

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Students Conduct, Present Research Virtually

The Summer Research Symposium typically takes place in Harrington-Peachtree and the James H. Thomason Library. Some students present their summer research findings to a crowd of fellow students and professors in HP before others deliver poster presentations in the library. But this year was different. Students conducted research from home and shared their findings virtually.

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Free app encouraged for safety

PC has an ongoing commitment to the health and safety of everyone in the campus community. Students, faculty and staff have access to Rave Guardian, a free mobile app that enhances their personal safety on and off campus. “The safety of our students and staff is always our top priority at PC,” said Capt. Jon

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Students to Present Summer Research Online

Biology major Jaden Yam will be at home in Irmo, S.C., when she presents her summer research this Wednesday. Yam is one of 20 PC students who will present virtually during the Summer Research Symposium. This is the first year the event will take place online. Some students will present to their advisors and fellow

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PC Receives First-gen Forward Designation; National Honor for Commitment to First-generation Student Success

The Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and The Suder Foundation, this year announced its 2020-21 cohort of First-gen Forward Institutions, including Presbyterian College. The First-gen Forward designation recognizes institutions of higher education who have demonstrated a commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes of

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Professor emeritus receives Arts Professional Award

The Greater Augusta Arts Council selected Dr. Porter Stokes, professor emeritus of music, as the recipient of the annual Arts Professional Award. The council selected Stokes for his work as the artistic director and conductor of the Augusta Choral Society. Stokes has served in these roles since 1999. During this time, the Augusta Choral Society

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PC Alumna and Education Professor Publish Article on Diversity and Social Justice

PC alumna, Cassie Kemmerlin, and education professor, Dr. Julia Wilkins, recently co-authored an article, “Promoting Elementary Students’ Awareness of Diversity and Social Justice Through Interactive Read-Alouds,” published in the peer-reviewed journal, The International Journal of Learner Diversity and Identities. The article is based on research Kemmerlin conducted while completing her capstone research in 2017. Kemmerlin

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’20 grad on his next move and making music for a movement

During his time at PC, it wasn’t uncommon to see Jerius Duncan ’20 across many areas of campus: his smiling face greeting you on a poster in Springs, or Duncan himself, perched in front of the building on an afternoon, playing music for the school’s radio station. His philosophy for being involved as much as

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