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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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PC challenged to embrace ‘Championship Spirit’ as College inaugurates Dr. Matthew vandenBerg as its 19th president

A storied history. A challenging present. An audacious plan for the future. Dr. Matthew vandenBerg vigorously embraced all three during his Oct. 22 inauguration as Presbyterian College’s 19th president. In front of family, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and delegates from all over the state and the country, vandenBerg challenged the College and pledged himself to

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PC turning 112 Musgrove into off-campus, student-run space

Presbyterian College students will take over a Clinton downtown building and turn it into a student-driven social hub. At the groundbreaking on Thursday, Oct. 21, PC president Dr. Matthew vandenBerg said the former College bookstore is a perfect place for students to meet and play – to unwind from their studies and obligations or put

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O’Neill School offers new master’s degree partnership for Presbyterian College graduates

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Indiana University O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs and Presbyterian College are proud to announce a new partnership that will give Presbyterian graduates a unique opportunity to pursue a graduate education with one of the nation’s premier schools of public affairs. Through the newly formed O’Neill-Presbyterian Fellowship, qualified Presbyterian College

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Presbyterian College issues challenge to future service entrepreneurs with statewide competition for high school seniors

Presbyterian College announced today that it is leaning into its motto – “While We Live, We Serve” – with a challenge to high school seniors who are interested in making service their business. PC president Dr. Matthew vandenBerg announced the College’s Service Entrepreneurship Competition’s beginning this fall in an Oct. 18 press conference at the

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Two SC IDeA Researchers receive NIH NIGMS Collaboration Award

SC INBRE is pleased to announce that a team of South Carolina biomedical researchers has received an NIH NIGMS collaboration award. This goal of this one-year funding opportunity is to encourage collaborations between IDeA programs investigators while providing students a broad continuum of research opportunities. The team of Dr. Austin Shull from Presbyterian College and Dr. Antonis Kourtidis from the Medical University of South Carolina were

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Susan Raynal named honorary alumna

Most likely from the day Susan married Holbrook Raynal ’70, she became a Blue Hose. She certainly married into a family full of Blue Hose, as Holbrook’s grandfather, mother, numerous uncles and aunts and cousins were PC alumni. And Andrew Raynal, Susan’s and Holbrook’s son, is also a 2003 PC alumnus. Susan has been a

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