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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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$500,000 Award to Fund Biomedical Research

Presbyterian College is one of only 15 primarily undergraduate institutions in South Carolina to be awarded a grant supporting biomedical research. The $500,000 award from the National Institutes of Health to the South Carolina IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (SC INBRE) supports faculty and student research. The award lasts for five years. “The resources

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Psychology grad finds her calling as an occupational therapist

Zada Hyatt ’15 learned about occupational therapy at a young age. Her older brother received occupational therapy for a number of years. “I got to watch him during his sessions here and there and always thought it was so great how OT can be fun while functional,” Hyatt said. “After seeing how important OT can

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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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