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Blue Hose family celebrates Homecoming with ‘the perfect gift’

This past fall was full of excitement for the Montague family of North Carolina. Zoe Montague ’20 was on Homecoming Court, and her dad, Kelvin Montague ’88, recently celebrated a birthday. The family knew they’d be back on campus where Kelvin and wife, Jennifer ’89, met around 30 years ago to celebrate. The couple met

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Blue Hose Also Go Green

Each week, PC senior Liza Powers packs her car with recycling bins and heads to the local facility in Clinton to sort materials. Dozens of other students join her for those trips throughout the month. They load up their vehicles and roll up their sleeves, recycling items like plastic bottles and glass collected from residence

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Alumnus and Med School Honors Grad Shares Journey with Students

After majoring in biochemistry, Bobby Keskey ’11 went on to graduate with honors from the Medical School at the University of Louisville. He’s in general surgery residency at the University of Chicago now, conducting microbiome research as he pursues a Ph.D. in immunology. Keskey has earned two degrees in the sciences and is working on

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Samuel C. Waters Lecturer Talks about Migration Around the World

by Zoe Montague ’20 “This is one of the more depressing PowerPoints I think I’ll ever give,” began Dr. William Paul Simmons, University of Arizona professor and director of the university’s Master of Arts in Human Rights Practice. Simmons’ lecture, Structural Violence, Drug Cartels, and Migrant Vulnerability, was part of the annual Samuel C. Waters

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21st Christmas at PC set for Dec. 7 and 8

Christmas at PC has rung in the Christmas season for many on and off-campus for the past 20 years. This year’s program, “The Gift for All Mankind,” promises to do the same. Christmas at PC performances are scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. Both take place

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Pharmacy Grads Ace Pharmacy Licensure Exam

The scores are in. The 2019 PC School of Pharmacy graduates had a higher NAPLEX pass rate than the national average. Sixty-six of 68 students, or 97.06%, passed the pharmacists’ licensure exam on their first attempt when they took it this past spring. This first-time pass rate is more than 6% higher than the national

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Human rights scholar to discuss border security and drug cartels

Dr. William Simmons will visit PC to discuss “Border Security, Drug Cartels, and Migrant Vulnerabilities in the Americas” on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. The event will take place in Neville Hall. “This will be a wonderful opportunity for the members of the campus and the local community to hear and engage in discussion with

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Music professor to perform rare, unpublished works

Music professor Dr. James Buckland will perform rare and unpublished works of nineteenth-century musician Niccolo Paganini on Monday, Nov. 4. “A Paganini Portrait” will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Edmunds Hall. “Paganini is highly regarded as a violinist, but it is less well known that the guitar was his chosen instrument in his private

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Tenor Hugo Vera to perform ‘So About Love’ at PC

International tenor vocalist Hugo Vera will perform the program, “So About Love,” Nov. 14 in Edmunds Hall. A master class, open to the public, will be held at 4:30 p.m. in Wyatt Chapel. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. The master class is free. The concert is free for PC students and faculty with

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Alumna and BuzzFeed’s First-ever Publicist Returns to Campus

Two years ago, Ashley McCollum ’09 was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. The magazine credited McCollum with “positioning BuzzFeed as an internationally recognized brand.”  That same year, McCollum was one of only 18 who walked away with Adweek’s Changing the Game Awards. The award recognizes “the women who are making bold moves

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