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New students embrace Dum Vivimus Servimus on Service Day

Presbyterian College introduced its newest students to the value of helping one’s neighbors during its annual Service Day event. The student orientation tradition placed the entire Class of 2027 at six local sites, where they volunteered their time and effort to better the surrounding community. In his official welcome to campus on Move-in Day, the

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Presbyterian College celebrates formal opening of its 144th academic year

Presbyterian College celebrated Tuesday’s start of the 2023-24 academic year at the 144th Opening Convocation in Belk Auditorium. The senior Class of 2024 marked the beginning of their final year at PC by processing into the event wearing their graduation robes and witnessing their newest schoolmates matriculate and recite the college’s honor pledge. The incoming

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Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program welcomes largest cohort in program history during annual white coat ceremony

The largest cohort in Presbyterian College Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program history entered the next stage of their professional development Sunday at the fourth annual white coat ceremony. Thirty-four new occupational therapy students received their white coats and words of welcome and wisdom at the annual ceremony in Belk Auditorium. PC’s 20th president, Dr. Anita Gustafson,

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PC School of Pharmacy welcomes Class of 2027 at White Coat Ceremony

The Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy opens its arms to the new Class of 2027 Friday during the school’s 14th annual White Coat Ceremony. Before donning their white coats to mark the beginning of their four-year doctoral programs, the group also formally signed PCSP’s Roll of Honor and Pledge of Professionalism. Pharmacy school dean Dr.

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Occupational Therapy Doctoral students present capstone projects before graduating

On the eve of their Aug. 5 commencement, students in the Presbyterian College Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program demonstrated the results of their hard work and research at the program’s inaugural capstone symposium in Belk Auditorium. Presented at the symposium: Erin Callaham “Addressing Occupational Performance in Veterans Transitioning from Military Service to Academia” Research Mentor: Dr.

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First students graduate from Presbyterian College Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program

The Presbyterian College Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program sent its first student cohort into the profession Saturday following its inaugural commencement exercise in Belk Auditorium. Thirteen new doctors of occupational therapy received doctoral hoods after being reminded throughout the ceremony of the hard work, resilience, and faith they exhibited to learn their craft and begin serving

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Dee Nichols named athletic director at Presbyterian College

Longtime administrator Dee Nichols has been chosen to serve as Presbyterian College’s new director of athletics. Nichols, the senior associate athletic director for operations and senior woman administrator, replaces Rob Acunto, who announced his departure this week to become the new deputy director of athletics at Fresno State University in California. “Dee Nichols brings with

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Occupational Therapy graduate student builds pipeline for diversity at PC

First-generation student Azah Merrill collaborated with PC stakeholders for her doctoral capstone  to build a pipeline for underrepresented students, removing barriers to study occupational therapy by Sarah Murphy Growing up, Azah Merrill often found herself in classrooms where she was the only person of color. “I consider myself an outgoing person, but I tend to

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Student researchers share findings at Summer Research Symposium

Thirteen dedicated Presbyterian College scholars shared their work last week at the 2023 Summer Research Symposium. Live presentations varying from breast cancer research to Brazilian race relations were given in Harrington-Peachtree Center earlier in the day, followed by poster presentations in Thomason Library that afternoon. Chaplain and dean of spiritual life, the Rev. Dr. Buz

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