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PC’s Ashtin Lizanich ’15 named director of alumni relations

Presbyterian College alumna Ashtin Frank Lizanich ’15 continues answering her alma mater’s call to serve. After serving just short of five years as director of college and advancement events, Lizanich is now PC’s director of alumni relations – a role she relishes tackling. “I’m excited for a new challenge,” she said. “I learned a lot

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Presbyterian College begins national search for new football coach

Presbyterian College is launching a nationwide search for its next head football coach after Kevin Kelley informed the administration that he is stepping down from leading the program for personal reasons. Director of Athletics Rob Acunto thanked Kelley for his contributions during the past year. Kelley joined PC in spring 2021. “Although disappointed that he

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PC earns $100,000 NIH grant for collaborative research

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences – part of the National Institutes of Health – has awarded a $120,000 grant to Presbyterian College and the Medical University of South Carolina for collaborative biomedical research. Dr. Austin Shull, a 2011 graduate of PC, and MUSC colleague Dr. Antonis Kourtidis provide research opportunities for students to

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PC mourns the loss of professor emeritus Dr. George Ramsey

One of Presbyterian College’s most beloved professors – the Rev. Dr. George Ramsey – passed away on Nov. 7, 2021, at the age of 83. The Kristen Herrington Professor Emeritus of Bible began his illustrious 37-year career at PC in 1968 and was a well-known teacher, mentor, and author. Countless alumni were the beneficiaries of

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Student studies neutrinos during summer research in Utah

You don’t have to know what neutrinos are to appreciate the scientists who study them, including Presbyterian College student Tori Snyder. Snyder, a senior mathematics and physics major from Simpsonville, participated last summer in the Research Experience for Undergraduates program funded by the National Science Foundation. At the University of Utah in Salt Lake City,

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Former U.S. Congressman to discuss climate change at PC on Nov. 10

Former United States Congressman and staunch conservative will discuss free enterprise solutions to climate change during a Nov. 10 event at Presbyterian College. Bob Inglis, the executive director of, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, in Chapman Conference Center in Jacobs Hall. The event is sponsored by the College’s Russell Program for

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PC Alumni Association honors outstanding peers during 2021 Homecoming celebration

The Presbyterian College Alumni Association honored some of its most prestigious schoolmates Saturday during Homecoming Weekend festivities. In addition to welcoming members of the Classes of 1970 and 1971 into the Ben Hay Hammet Society, the association presented its annual awards to an outstanding group of recipients. Because last year’s awards ceremony was canceled due

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PC names baseball field in honor of head coach Elton Pollock ‘95

Presbyterian College’s ring ceremony honoring the 2021 Big South Baseball Championship team had a surprise ending. Announced during Homecoming Weekend, PC’s head baseball coach Elton Pollock ’95 now coaches the Blue Hose on Elton Pollock Field thanks to a generous $500,000 gift from friends and former players. Bennett Nalley, who played under Pollock and led

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