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PC Alumna and Education Professor Publish Article on Diversity and Social Justice

PC alumna, Cassie Kemmerlin, and education professor, Dr. Julia Wilkins, recently co-authored an article, “Promoting Elementary Students’ Awareness of Diversity and Social Justice Through Interactive Read-Alouds,” published in the peer-reviewed journal, The International Journal of Learner Diversity and Identities. The article is based on research Kemmerlin conducted while completing her capstone research in 2017. Kemmerlin

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’20 grad on his next move and making music for a movement

During his time at PC, it wasn’t uncommon to see Jerius Duncan ’20 across many areas of campus: his smiling face greeting you on a poster in Springs, or Duncan himself, perched in front of the building on an afternoon, playing music for the school’s radio station. His philosophy for being involved as much as

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Local high school’s women’s basketball coach is a Blue Hose

From her office in Laurens District High or the school’s basketball court, Aianna Kelly ’17 is taking the opportunity to challenge students. “One thing I always tell them,” Kelly says, “I think my biggest thing is soul searching, truly figuring out what you like to do and what you don’t like to do.” Her job

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Alumna among educators leading virtual summer camp

For the last three months, the classroom has gone virtual. Now entering the summer months, the traditional summer camp may also look different for kids due to social distancing measures. Katherine Bryant ’07 and seven other educators from the U.S. and abroad have used their virtual classroom experiences from the spring to create a virtual

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First-ever computational biology graduate to pursue a Ph.D.

“When I first got to PC, I didn’t want to go to graduate school,” said Ricardo Hernandez, a recent PC graduate from Madrid, Spain. “I certainly didn’t want to stay in school long enough to earn a Ph.D.” Hernandez had always enjoyed chemistry class in high school. “I like the idea of finding out why

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PA students, professors adjust to remote learning

Dr. Greg Mappin, medical director and associate professor in the Physician Assistant Studies program, used online video technology from his desk this semester to demonstrate an abdominal exam on a torso mannequin. “Normally, we would demonstrate physical exam techniques in our clinical classroom using fellow faculty or students,” Mappin said. “Then the students often practice

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New Students to Learn about PC During Virtual Orientation

Hallie Keisler remembers how nervous she was before she went to PC’s new student orientation two years ago. It took her only a couple of days, though, for PC to feel like her “new home.” “I had made friends who made me feel like I had known them for years,” Keisler said. “When I walked

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Blue Hose Alumni in the News: May 2020

Congratulations to Weber Player ’91 on his new job at JTVs Builders Inc. Weber Player ’91 now works as a project manager and estimator with JTVS Builders Inc. Read more on Savannahnow.com »     Cassy Paschal ’96 named Principal at new elementary school in Chapin Cassy Paschal ’96 will be the Principal of Chapin’s new elementary

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