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PC alumnus and coaching great Art Baker ’53 passes away at age 94

Presbyterian College lost one of the most prominent members of its football fraternity this week following the death of alumnus Art Baker ’53. Baker played football for legendary coach Lonnie McMillian and was the Blue Hose’ starting halfback his final two years. At PC, he was also a member of Pi Kappa Alpha’s Mu chapter

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Service and hope surround PC’s celebration of MLK Day ‘24

Presbyterian College celebrated the legacy of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by serving the Laurens County community and taking inspiration from a message of hope. More than a hundred PC students participated in the service projects on Conway Ave. in Laurens, Clinton Canopy, the Clinton Community Garden, Springdale Methodist Church in

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PC mourns passing of alumnus Marion D. “Dooley” Miller ‘75

Presbyterian College lost an historically significant and much-loved alumnus when Marion D. “Dooley” Miller ’75 passed away on Jan. 10 at the age of 70. PC’s first African-American student-athlete and the first African-American man to graduate from the college, Miller played a substantial role in integrating his alma mater. But even more so than his

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Presbyterian College Announces Creation of Spirit Squad and the Addition of Coach Anna Catherine English

CLINTON, S.C. – Presbyterian College and the Blue Hose athletics department announced the creation of the Spirit Squad and the hiring of the Spirit Squad Coach Anna Catherine English. “We are excited to begin the new initiative, Blue Hose Spirit Squad, that will enhance the game-day environment for basketball games,” said Dee Nichols, Presbyterian College

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PC’s MLK Day celebration to include community service and guest lecture

Presbyterian College will celebrate the life and work of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 15 with service to the community and a powerful message of hope. This year’s national theme is “Shifting the Cultural Climate through the Study and Practice of Kingian Nonviolence.” PC’s Student Volunteer Services begins the day’s events

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PC students host STEM outreach event at Thornwell

by Samantha Hauff This past semester, PC’s chapter of the American Chemical Society-American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ACS-ASBMB) organized and hosted a STEM outreach event for high school students at Thornwell Charter School. “Our mission as an organization is to foster STEM skills, research, and community among students at Presbyterian College and beyond,”

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PC suffers loss of longtime math professor Paul Campbell

One of Presbyterian College’s most beloved former professors has passed away. Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematics Paul Campbell, who served on the college’s faculty from 1961 to 2007, died on Jan. 1 in Piedmont. He was 87. His remarkable 46-year tenure at PC is remembered not merely for his mathematical acumen and teaching prowess but

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PC community mourns the loss of late professor Dr. Dottie Brandt

Presbyterian College lost one of its most transformative figures over the holidays at the passing of former professor Dr. Dorothy P. “Dottie” Brandt on Dec. 24 at the age of 91. The Charles A. Dana Professor Emerita of Education joined the PC faculty in 1967 to build the college’s elementary education program. Throughout her 31-year

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Presbyterian College Hires Matt Smith as New Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Presbyterian College Director of Athletics Dee Nichols has formally introduced the second-ever head coach of the Blue Hose women’s soccer program, announcing the hire of South Carolina native Matt Smith. A former assistant under previous coach Brian Purcell – who retired in October after over three decades as the program’s lone coach – Smith brings

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