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Blue Hose Alumni in the News: March 2020

A. “Sandy” Cruickshanks ’70 elected to S.C. Bar Association council  Laurens County attorney A. “Sandy” Cruickshanks, IV has been elected to serve on the Government Law Section Council of the South Carolina Bar Association. The Government Law Section promotes the objects of the South Carolina Bar and promotes the education and professional development of government law

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Annual Honors Day Symposium Moves to Virtual Format

For the past 17 years, PC students have presented honors research in the spring during the College’s Honors Day Symposium.  Students have often given presentations to standing room only crowds. It wasn’t uncommon to see professors, classmates, parents and other loved ones standing shoulder to shoulder in classrooms in Neville Hall, eagerly listening as students

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First positive cases confirmed of COVID-19 in Laurens County

As of Monday morning, March 30, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) confirmed three positive cases of COVID-19 in Laurens County. The cases are the first in the county and are among 774 cases DHEC is presently investigating statewide. For more information about COVID-19 and the steps PC is taking to

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PC to complete spring semester online; Commencement postponed

Dear Students, Parents, Faculty, and Staff, The world is a different place than it was even a month ago. Over the past few weeks, the leadership team, our COVID-19 working group, and I have met regularly to discuss how to navigate PC through this unprecedented time. As we have evaluated the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, we’ve

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PA students study COVID-19 during online presentation

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, students and experts in PC graduate health professions, such as the Physician Assistant Studies Program, are studying the disease, the challenges and opportunities the medical community faces. In the PA Program’s Medical Grand Rounds “COVID-19: The Future Past” presentation this past week, students learned background on COVID-19 and parallels that

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Music student following dreams of being recording artist

PC music student Jared Smiling was in his last year of high school when he released his first album, “Dreamer,” to music streaming platforms. He’d been singing since he was younger and learned the Garageband app in high school. He uses the software to produce music like the 12-song project, which came out in 2018.

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4 Tips to Cope with Anxiety from COVID-19

Anxiety related to the coronavirus pandemic affects us all. The Counseling and Wellness office offers these four tips to help you cope with anxiety as you transition to online classes. 1. Stay in the present Focus on today. Don’t worry about tomorrow. If you start to feel anxious, focus on your immediate present: the sights,

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“Together we will manage the challenges,” President Staton urges

Dear PC Community: As the undergraduate campus resumes classes this week online, and as both pharmacy and physician assistant studies are continuing their classes online, I’m writing to thank all of you for your commitment and hard work as we continue delivering on our mission of preparing our students for lives of personal and vocational

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Hitting the right note with music and science

PC junior Jenna Seubarran has been singing since she could talk. When thinking about her earliest music experiences, she remembers her mom singing her songs from “Elmo,” and later, her own “big voice” activities like performing in elementary school choirs and shows. By third grade, one of Seubarran’s teachers nominated her for the ARMES Program

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