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Palmetto Girls State is a PC tradition

Since 2010, Presbyterian College has hosted American Legion Auxiliary Palmetto Girls State, a one-week leadership training program for outstanding rising high school seniors. The program educates delegates about state and local government, the political process, and the principles of citizenship and public service. And somewhere along the way, these young women learn a thing or

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Anita Olson Gustafson, Ph.D., named 20th president of Presbyterian College

Gustafson, currently dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Mercer University, will begin in the role at PC on Aug. 1 The Presbyterian College Board of Trustees has named Anita Olson Gustafson, Ph.D., as the institution’s 20th president, effective Aug. 1, 2023. Gustafson is currently dean of the College of Liberal Arts

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Presbyterian College adding criminal justice minor this fall

  Justice is being served at Presbyterian College, where officials announced this summer that students may now minor in criminal justice. Responding to the demand for additional courses in the criminal justice field, two PC professors are taking a very interdisciplinary approach to appeal to students’ interests and needs. Sociology professor Dr. Carla Alphonso and

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Dr. Jada Suber ’15 earns Ph.D. from University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Dr. Jada Suber ’15 has come a long way from growing up and graduating from college in the same town. This spring, the Presbyterian College alumna successfully defended her doctoral dissertation on inhibitory mechanisms of effector cells in peanut allergy at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and earned her Ph.D. in microbiology and immunology. Now, she

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Recent grad’s capstone research earns first place at Southeast Decision Sciences Institute’s annual conference

by Kathryn Dover Presbyterian College graduate Seth Cooper’s capstone research on college and faculty compensation earned first place at the Southeast Decision Sciences Institute’s 52nd annual conference in Wilmington, N.C., last spring. Cooper won first place in the undergraduate paper competition held at the conference, which was one of three separate competitions based on those

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Education department hosts ninth annual Charles Chadwell Special Education Institute

This spring, Presbyterian College’s education department hosted the ninth annual Charles Chadwell Special Education Institute. Fifty educators from across the state attended the two-hour virtual workshop, which featured guest lecturer Beverly Holden Johns, as award-winning learning and behavioral consultant. Holden presented “Why Are Children’s Behaviors So Challenging and What Can We Do?” and discussed stressors

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