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Christmas at PC to Air on Facebook this Weekend

Christmas at PC, the Presbyterian College Department of Music’s annual Christmas program, will appear online this year. “Home for Christmas” will take place on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 7:30 and on Sunday, Dec. 6 at 3:00. The performances will air on Facebook. “From a very pragmatic standpoint, more people are going to be able to

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Weeklong Festival Celebrates First-generation Students

“In the past, many first-generation students were looked down upon,” said Stephanie Keene, associate director of Academic Success and PresbyFirst+ coordinator. “Many had feelings of imposter syndrome, or felt like they don’t belong, or had feelings of shame. “I want that narrative to go away. I want our first-gens to know they are breaking barriers.

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Junior Establishes NAACP Chapter on Campus

Written by Marley Bickley ’22 Trinity Williams, a junior political science major, is founder and president of the newly formed National Association for the Advancement of Colored People chapter on campus. She first gained experience working with the NAACP over the summer, and was instantly inspired. “Working with the Greenville branch of the NAACP this

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President and First Lady Honored during Farewell Reception

Staton Hall will be the name of the central building of the recently constructed residential complex on campus, named in honor of outgoing PC President Bob Staton. PC Board of Trustees chairman E. G. Lassiter ’69 made the announcement during a farewell reception honoring both Bob and First Lady Phyllis Staton on Alumni Green on

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Coronavirus & life as a student-athlete during a pandemic

By: Tess Santos ’21, a business administration with a concentration in management major and forward for the Women’s Basketball team We are living in unprecedented times. COVID-19 is putting us to the test, new challenges arise on a daily basis and all we can do is react to things that are out of our control.

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Dr. Matthew vandenBerg Selected as 19th President of Presbyterian College

Matthew vandenBerg, vice president for advancement and external relations at Alma College (Alma, Mich.), has been selected as the nineteenth president of Presbyterian College. vandenBerg, a Certified Fund Raising Executive, leads a team responsible for Alma College’s constituent engagement and fundraising programs. These programs include major and planned gifts, annual giving, corporate and foundation partnerships,

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Christmas at PC to Continue Virtually this Year

Three months ago, it looked like the pandemic would end 21 consecutive years of Christmas at PC, the Department of Music’s annual Christmas program. Because of concerns about safety, the Christmas tradition was on the verge of being canceled. Then, the PC music professors found a way to continue the tradition. The music department decided

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Special education major “pays it forward” as an occupational therapist

When she was a PC student, Erin Hockett ’97 spent one summer working as a counselor at an Easter Seals camp for people with disabilities. What Hockett remembers most about the camp are the stories the campers would tell. “I heard inspirational stories from campers about how much their occupational therapists meant to them and

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