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PC professors, student present research nationally

Presbyterian College faculty and student researchers joined other scientists at the National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence (NISBRE) this summer. PC senior physics major Brien Washington, physics professor Dr. James Wanliss and biology professors Dr. Stuart Gordon and Dr. Payal Ray presented research at the symposium held in Washington D.C. June 24-26. IDeA presenters

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Alumna Works with the World’s Largest Retailer

Your toothbrushes, hair products and other goods have a few stops to make before they make it on the shelf at Walmart. And a PC alum is working in finance at the retail giant to support the warehouses in that process. Ellyn Alexander ’04 works in the Walmart headquarters as director of supply chain finance.

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2002 PC Alumnus R. Chad Prashad named President & Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors of World Acceptance Corporation

World Acceptance Corporation, one of the largest small-dollar installment loan companies in North America, announced the promotion of R. Chad Prashad, current Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy and Analytics Officer, to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. In addition, on June 27, 2018, the Company’s Board of Directors appointed Mr. Prashad as

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PC, the community welcomes Arby’s to Clinton

Arby’s in Clinton celebrated its grand opening Wednesday, June 27, with prizes, free swag and even an appearance from Scotty the Scotsman. Presbyterian College officials joined representatives from Arby’s, the City of Clinton, and the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce for a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new restaurant located on Highway 72 East. The

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PC Hosts CHAMPS Students

CHAMPS has kicked off its 23rd summer program at PC. The program’s enrichment weeks include learning and activities for more than 100 Laurens County students. From June 18-22, 51 students from 9th-10th grade will participate in CHAMPS summer programming on campus. The following week (June 25-29), 67 students from 7th-8th grade will be on campus

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Students named to Dean’s List for the 2018 Spring Semester

The Dean’s List is composed of students who earned between a 3.3 and a 3.9-grade point average for a semester. We are proud to recognize these 326 students for making the Dean’s List during the Spring 2018 semester: Mr. Matthew Bruce Abney Aiken, S.C. Ms. Lauren Elizabeth Adkins Simpsonville, S.C. Mr. Edgar William Alewine Lexington,

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Students named to President’s List for the 2018 Spring Semester

The President’s List is composed of students who earned a 4.0-grade point average for a semester. PC is proud to recognize these 74 students for making the President’s List during the Spring 2018 semester: Mr. Harry Edward Abell Huesca Ms. Yuka Ando Aichi Ms. Shelby Michelle Baker Summerville, S.C. Ms. Natalie Jean Barnett Mint Hill,

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PC Hosts Palmetto Girls State

More than 600 students from across South Carolina will spend the week (June 10-16) at Presbyterian College for the 72nd annual session of Palmetto Girls State. This week marks the ninth consecutive year PC has hosted the American Legion Auxiliary program. The one-week leadership and citizenship training program brings top rising high school seniors to

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Students earn academic credit at Disney

What do you have planned for the summer? This past spring, a group of business students went to Disney World to get a look at how the theme park creates its magic. Sure, it was part vacation. (It was Disney World, after all.) But it was part work too. “I thought it would be fun

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