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Presbyterian College English professor secures grant funding for infrastructure improvements in downtown Clinton

Dr. Justin Brent and his collaborators were awarded $200,000 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation, which will go towards safety redesigns at the intersection of East Carolina and Broad by Sarah Murphy A Presbyterian College English professor is on a mission to make downtown Clinton more accessible for pedestrians, starting at the

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CNN commentator Bakari Sellers to speak at Presbyterian College’s annual Waters Lecture in Political Science on Feb. 28

One of the country’s foremost political commentators will address current affairs at Presbyterian College’s 2024 Samuel Calvin Waters Lecture. Attorney, author, and former S.C. Representative Bakari Sellers will speak 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, in Edmunds Hall to discuss the current political landscape in America. Sellers, a frequent guest analyst on CNN, made history in

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Presbyterian College earns Center of Excellence grant to fund tutoring program in public schools

Presbyterian College has earned a three-year Centers of Excellence grant from the S.C. Commission on Higher Education to establish a program that puts college education majors in public school classrooms to tutor children in reading. Dr. Patti Jones, director of PC’s education department, said the current Centers of Excellence grants are designed to train future teachers.

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PC School of Pharmacy grads deliver South Carolina’s highest first-time pass rates on high-stakes exams

Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy’s most recent graduates earned the highest first-time pass rate in the state on the two highest-stakes tests necessary to practice pharmacy. Nearly 85 percent of the Class of 2023 passed the North American Pharmacist Licensure Exam (NAPLEX) on the first try, considerably higher than the 78.6 percent pass rate nationally.

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Presbyterian College’s JEDI division welcomes Janna Barnes as accessible education coordinator and deputy Title IX coordinator

Presbyterian College has welcomed Janna Barnes to its Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion division as the accessible education coordinator and deputy Title IX coordinator. “We are so blessed to have Janna join Presbyterian College’s mission to serve students and create a welcoming, nurturing, and empowering environment for all,” said Dr. Selena Blair, the Rogers-Ingram Vice

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PC alumnus Walter Todd ’82 inducted into S.C. Golf Hall of Fame

Presbyterian College alumnus and former Blue Hose golfer Walter Todd ’82 was inducted this month into the South Carolina Golf Hall of Fame. The Laurens native was enshrined in the hall at the S.C. Golf Association’s 20th annual Golf Day on Jan. 13 in Columbia. “I’d be less than forthright if I said it’s not

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Presbyterian College welcomes new trustees

Presbyterian College welcomes three new members to the school’s board of trustees this month. The Rev. Dr. John C. Brearley ’81, Clinton community leader Lumus Byrd, and Laurens Mayor Nathan Senn are joining the board for the trustees’ first meeting of the year on Jan. 25. “We are profoundly grateful for the commitment these three

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