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PC faculty recital set for Oct. 29

Saxophonist Matthew Castner, Presbyterian College music faculty, and pianist Claudio Olivera present a program entitled “Duality,” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29 in Edmunds Hall. The program will explore the power of contrast and the flexibility of the saxophone. Opening with jazz saxophonist/composer Andy Scott’s “Three Letter Word,” the program also features works by John Fitz

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Students present work experiences at Internship Showcase

Lynn Downie, associate director of PC’s Career and Professional Development Office, often offers students an analogy about interning and career readiness. “I talk about how athletes and musicians don’t take the field or the stage until they’ve practiced whatever it is they’re going to do,” Downie says. “Our office affords four years of practice for

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PC, Abney scholars thank Abney Foundation

PC recently hosted a reception for the College’s 18 Abney Foundation scholarship recipients. The event, held in Wilkinson Lounge on the PC campus Tuesday, Oct. 8, recognized the foundation’s contributions and its impact on students. Abney scholars spoke with the foundation’s Executive Director Dr. Lisa McWherter and Executive Director Emeritus Carl Edwards and were given

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Tickets now on sale for Christmas at PC

Tickets are now on sale for the annual Christmas at PC program presented by the Department of Music. This year’s program, “The Gift for All Mankind,” will be held on Dec. 7, at 7 p.m., and Dec. 8, at 3 p.m. in Belk Auditorium. All tickets are $12. Online tickets are on sale at Seat

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New Assistant Director of Greek Life Helps Students Find their “Best Selves”

Marissa Buck was an involved student and leader during her undergraduate days at a large university. “My experiences outside the classroom provided me with a fulfillment I couldn’t find anywhere else,” she said. As a member of Delta Zeta sorority, Student Government Association, and other organizations, Buck found success and gratification in helping other students

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String quartet Ethel performing ‘Grace’ at PC

The Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art calls the ETHEL Quartet “one of the most acclaimed string quartets in the contemporary classical field.” The resident ensemble at The Met’s Balcony Bar, ETHEL is visiting PC to perform in Edmunds Hall Oct. 22. The concert is the second in PC’s 2019-20 Performance Series. The concert begins at

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PC News In Briefs: Honors, Awards and Mentions

PC students, faculty and staff have been recognized for their work and achievements over the past few months. Here are a few recent recognitions. English Professor’s Essay/Memoir Published Dr. Terry Barr, professor of English, recently published two new stories including “Garbage Pails,” an essay/memoir. You can find it in Street Light Magazine. History Professor’s Research

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PC welcomes first class of PA students

Presbyterian College welcomed its inaugural class of physician assistant studies students during a ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 26 in Kuhne Auditorium. Each student was presented with a stethoscope during the event, marking the beginning of the master’s program for the 32 students. “You’re pioneers” “This is an exciting and momentous day for you,” PC President

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Registration for Homecoming 2019 Now Open

Homecoming 2019 is Friday, Oct. 18, and Saturday, Oct. 19. Registration for the two-day celebration of all things Blue Hose is open. “It will be great to welcome our alumni back to campus at such an exciting time for PC,” says Leni Patterson, executive director of alumni relations. “We have the most new students in

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