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JOYFUL DAY: PC breaks ground on $8.2 million athletic facilities project

For many Blue Hose, Saturday’s groundbreaking ceremony to kick off $8.2 million in athletic facilities improvements was an event that was years, if not decades, in the making. As Presbyterian College president Dr. Matthew vandenBerg pointed out, it was a day for rejoicing and gladness. A day to declare a major Blue Hose victory. President

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PC honors seniors, welcomes first-year students at 143rd Opening Convocation

Tradition, honor, service, and a lot of audacity were the highlights of Presbyterian College’s 143rd academic year celebration. Wearing his iconic Scottish kilt, PC president Dr. Matthew vandenBerg taught the matriculating Class of 2026 what it means to be a Blue Hose. “Being a Blue Hose isn’t about having a certain look or an aesthetic,”

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It starts with service: PC’s Class of 2026 begins college career by combatting hunger

Presbyterian College’s newest students began their college educations Monday with a lesson in service. PC first-year students joined upperclassmen and members of the local community packing food at First Presbyterian Church for Rise Against Hunger, an international organization that sends healthy meals to millions of people experiencing food insecurity around the world. The group packed

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MOVE-IN DAY! PC welcomes Class of 2026 to campus

Presbyterian College’s Class of 2026 earned an enthusiastic Blue Hose welcome Saturday during this fall’s Move-In Day. The college’s newest students were checked in, signed in, smiled at, and thoroughly welcomed as students, faculty, staff, and administrators across campus helped them get settled into their new life on campus. PC maintained its long-held tradition of

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PC welcomes Brian Barnwell ‘06 as new alumni board president

A longtime board member and legacy alum, Barnwell looks to reconnect alumni and bring back on-campus events. by Sarah Murphy Presbyterian College welcomed Brian Barnwell ‘06 last year as the new PC Alumni Board president. Barnwell, a long-time alumni board member and recipient of the 2018 Presbyterian College Young Alumnus Award, will serve in the

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PC rolling out the red carpet for new students during Welcome Week

Presbyterian College’s newest students are in for an exciting and engaging series of events as the campus opens its hearts and doors for Welcome Week 2022.  The Week’s events begin with First Day Ready check-ins from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, and Sunday, Aug. 21, in PC’s James H. Thomason Library. In

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Maymesters take PC students out of the classroom and into the world

Many Presbyterian College students experience a different learning style each spring when Maymester trips take them off campus and around the globe. Maymesters have a longstanding tradition of giving students a rewarding, intensive, and firsthand learning experience with their professors but away from campus. This past Maymester was no exception. History professors Dr. Roy Campbell

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Service Entrepreneurship Competition inspires students to serve their communities

High school students from across the state of South Carolina responded to PC president Dr. Matt vandenBerg’s challenge to bring innovative solutions to address the root causes of societal problems.  Last October, vandenBerg announced the launch of PC’s first-ever Service Entrepreneurship Competition.  The premise for the competition was simple: South Carolina high school students could

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Professor emeritus Dr. Pete Hay ‘49 passes away Saturday at age 93

Presbyterian College recently lost a legendary member of its religion faculty with the passing of professor emeritus the Rev. Dr. Lewis Scott “Pete” Hay at age 93. The Charleston native graduated from PC in 1949 with a degree in mathematics and a minor in Bible and returned home to work in the family gasoline and

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