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The heart of PC accented with unique handcrafted chandelier

As students and faculty prepare for classes to begin next month in the newly renovated Neville Hall at Presbyterian College, the finishing touches are being made to the building. One of these touches is a unique, handcrafted chandelier to be placed this Friday, July 21 in the building’s newly opened rotunda. “We wanted something unique

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Summer Fellow, Joseph Kovas researches the revival of a Methodist tradition

Under the advisement of Dr. Craig Vondergeest, associate professor of religion, Summer Fellow Joseph Kovas is spending the summer researching a continuation of the Methodist tradition, the revived Methodist class meetings. Kovas is a senior religion major. Kovas’ asks the question of if the modern day small group meetings in Methodist churches a continuation of

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Summer Fellow, Ashley Wren uses research to help her community

Ashley Wren, a senior psychology major from Murfreesboro, Tenn., is using data collected from CHAMPS students to help the PC community learn more about the future generation of Laurens county—and how to most effectively discover ways to capitalize on these students’ strengths. Wren’s research is supervised by Dr. Brooke Spatta, associate professor of psychology and

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Presbyterian College professor publishes second edition of essay collection “Don’t Date Baptists and Other Warnings from My Alabama Mother”

Dr. Terry Barr, professor of English at Presbyterian College recently had his collection of essays “Don’t Date Baptists and Other Warnings from My Alabama Mother” published. The new edition, published by Third Lung Press in Hickory, N.C., contains a new chapter, family photos, and a hand drawn map of Bessemer, Ala., drawn by Barr’s daughter

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Summer Fellow, Sydney Blue, uses research to combine interests in physics and music

Sydney Blue, a junior double major in physics and music, from Titusville, Fla., is using her research “Sound Propagation in Granular Materials,” to study how to efficiently send sound through granular materials. “Since the Earth’s surface is granular material, this work has many applications including land mine detection and oil exploration,” Blue said. “I create

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Nearly 300 students attend orientation at Presbyterian College

On June 22-23 and 29-30, Presbyterian College held two orientation sessions for incoming freshmen, with 274 students in attendance. The new student orientation is designed to provide meaningful programs and opportunities to support the transition and engagement of new students and their families to the academic, cultural, and social environment of Presbyterian College. During the

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Presbyterian College names Booker T. Ingram Director of Diversity and Inclusion

President Bob Staton announced that Dr. Booker T. Ingram Jr., Charles A. Dana Professor of Political Science, has been named the first Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Presbyterian College effective July 1. In describing this new appointment, Staton expressed that “Dr. Ingram is a tremendous asset to the Presbyterian College community, and I am

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