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Students Reveal Their Best on Honors Day

Students presented research, exhibited artwork, and performed in music recitals during the annual Honors Day Symposium on the PC campus on April 19. “We’re not a research institution, and we know that,” said PC President Bob Staton, “but research is a critical part of a liberal arts education. “The research, the study, the grappling with

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Professor of the Year Announced

Dr. Michael O. Rischbieter, professor of biology, was selected as the Presbyterian College 2018 Professor of the Year. PC Provost Dr. Don Raber made the announcement during Honors Day Convocation on April 19 in Belk Auditorium. “It’s an amazing honor,” Rischbieter said. “It’s something that I never imagined, having arrived at PC 31 years ago.

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Model UN Team Has Strong Showing in Charlotte

The Model UN team won a delegation award at the Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference in Charlotte on April 12 to 14. Justin Davidson, a junior at PC, was also honored by being selected as chair at the conference. He presided over sessions in the International Renewable Energy Agency. “All students have performed admirably,”

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University professors to talk politics, contemporary issues

The Department of Political Science will present the annual Samuel C. Waters Lecture Series in Political Science on April 26, 2018, at 6 p.m. The event will take place in Kuhne Auditorium in Neville Hall. Emmy Award-winning University of South Carolina professor Charles Bierbauer and Furman University professor C. Danielle Vinson will serve on a panel

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Students thank legislators for financial aid

More than 100 students from private colleges and universities across South Carolina visited the State House on Wednesday, April 11 for South Carolina College and University Day. PC students Jennifer Freeman and Trey Counterman were among the group who thanked their legislators for state-supported financial aid. “It is encouraging to be able to talk to

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Students practice relationship-building at career event

“Networking is important because, with career paths, it’s not always about what you know, but who you know,” said Matthew Larry ‘16. Larry didn’t want to believe networking could have such a big impact on his career. He didn’t like the idea and would “shy away from it,” he said. And Larry’s not alone: Many

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Accreditation for the PC Physician Assistant program

On April 10, 2018, President Bob Staton received a “notice of adverse action” from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Incorporated (ARC-PA) detailing the reasons that Presbyterian College’s accreditation for the new Physician Assistant program has been withheld. Presbyterian College has 10 days to respond to the letter. Statement from President

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Seniors honored during annual banquet

The Economics and Business Administration department honored its seniors during the annual Society for the Advancement of Management banquet on March 27 in the Mabry-Smith-Yonce Center. The department presented awards and scholarships to students who have distinguished themselves in economics and business administration. Students showing great promise in their respective major areas were also honored.

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PC alumna exhibits latest collection of artwork

Spartanburg artist and 2007 PC alumna Elizabeth Bagwell will exhibit her latest collection of work from May 17 to June 16 at West Main Artists Co-op in Spartanburg. The Southerner Abroad: A Modern Lifestyle Installation is a vibrant mix of paintings that draws from vintage photographs of 1930’s and ‘40’s Paris. A public reception will

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