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Dee Nichols named honorary alumna

Dee Nichols has long served a key role in the Presbyterian College Department of Athletics. She oversaw various aspects of the internal athletics operations as interim athletic director and now serves as the senior associate athletic director for operations and senior woman administrator. This year, Nichols has been named an honorary alumna for treating the

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Frank C. King ‘64 receives the Mike Turner Scotsman Club Service Award

Frank King ’64 has been named the 2020 Mike Turner Scotsman Club Service Award recipient. The honor recognizes King for his sustained efforts and devoted leadership as a Scotsman Club member and scholarship patron. The retired educator and avid sportsman served as superintendent of schools for 21 years in Ben Hill County, Tift County, and

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Dr. George Louis Powell ’63 receives Gold P Award

Dr. George Louis Powell became a distinguished scientist, inventor and technologist after graduating from PC in 1963. Because of his accomplishments, he has been named the 2020 Gold P Award recipient. The honor recognizes an alumnus or alumna for outstanding accomplishments in the chosen profession, which reflect honor upon the College. Powell grew up in

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Ann Taylor Morgan ’81 receives Tom Stallworth Award

When she was a student, Ann Taylor Morgan ’81 helped re-establish Westminster Fellowship under Tom Stallworth’s guidance. This year, Morgan has been named the recipient of the Thomas Aurelius Stallworth ’55 Alumni Award. “Mr. Stallworth was always a part of my PC experience,” Morgan said. “He was a very kind man who always engaged with

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Jim Harrison ’80 receives Dum Vivimus Servimus Award

Jim Harrison ’80 remembers asking a tour guide in South Africa if she had many American tourists. “She replied, ‘Heavens no!’ Harrison said. “‘I wish that I had more of them. Americans are always punctual.'” Harrison says he’s always appreciated the compliment to American society and that he learned at PC that “the world is

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David Taylor ’81 receives Dum Vivimus Servimus Award

During Dr. David Taylor’s freshman year, one of his fraternity brothers asked him to mentor an eighth-grader from Joanna named Jackie Williams. The fraternity brother was graduating and wanted Taylor ’81 to serve as a big brother to the son of a single mother. “We found a connection,” Taylor said about mentoring Williams. “I stayed

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Whitney B. Harrison ’07 named Outstanding Young Alumna

For more than a decade, Whitney B. Harrison has pursued her dream of helping people she will never meet. At first blush, this goal may seem strange because we generally think of service as grounded in intimate, one-on-one experiences. But for Harrison, a lawyer practicing in Columbia, SC, this goal provides a more expansive opportunity

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Jack Jenkins ’07 named 2020 Outstanding Young Alumnus

“I’m not sure I ever decided on a path,” said Jack Jenkins ’07. “Heck, I worked on political campaigns after graduation, then attended Harvard Divinity School, and ended up interning as a religion journalist before taking it up full time. Literally none of those decisions were things I even remotely considered until the very end

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First-ever PA Students Receive their White Coats during Ceremony

PC’s inaugural cohort of physician assistant studies students, 32 in all, received their white coats in a ceremony on the West Plaza on Saturday, Oct. 3. All in attendance wore masks during the ceremony. Chairs were arranged so that guests and students were all 6 feet apart. During his welcome, PC President Bob Staton spoke

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