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Alumna helps families displaced by fires

It was early Sunday morning on December 20 when Nickie Templeton ’04 heard about the fire at Landau Apartments in Clinton that claimed the life of a four-year-old girl and left eight families without a home. “I panicked because my cousins live in that apartment complex,” Templeton said. “I could not reach them on the

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Lights to be installed at the baseball field

Let there be light! Lights will be installed at the PC baseball field in late May. The first-ever lights will be in place when the Blue Hose baseball team resumes play once they return for their fall ball practice in August 2021. “We are extremely appreciative of the alumni and friends of PC, including the

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New Board Members Elected

Three Presbyterian College alumni have been elected to serve on the PC Board of Trustees. Their service to the College will begin on Jan. 1, 2021. “These three new members of our board bring a love for PC and a wealth of experience to help guide the College forward,” said E. G. Lassiter ’69, chairman

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One PA Student’s Journey from Athletic Trainer to Physician Assistant

by Marley Bickley ’22 Scott Ganucheau ‘21 has had quite the journey to becoming a physician assistant. Ganucheau began his interest in sports medicine while an undergraduate student at LSU. He then continued his studies as a graduate student at University of South Carolina. Throughout his work with athletic training, he had worked with SEC

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PC Mourns Loss of Legendary Professor

Dr. K. Nolon Carter, Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, died on Saturday, Dec. 5. He was 95. Dr. Carter joined the PC faculty in 1951 and retired in 1987, after 36 years of teaching at PC. One of the first two professors to receive a named chair, Dr. Carter was named the Dana

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Veteran Business Professor to Retire

By: Tess Santos ’21, a business administration with a concentration in management major and forward for the Women’s Basketball team Norman Scarborough, the William Henry Scott III Professor of Entrepreneurship, has been a professor in the economics and business administration department for 41 years. After graduating from Clemson in 1978 with a master’s degree, Mr.

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$700,000 raised toward $1 million goal to support students, honor the Statons

Two weeks ago, the Robert E. ’68 and Phyllis B. ’18(h) Staton Family Endowed Scholarship was established to support first-generation students. Two weeks later, a campaign to support students and honor the Statons has nearly reached its goal. $700,000 of $1 million has been raised to support students via the Robert E. ’68 and Phyllis

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Alumna is inspired to choose occupational therapy

As an occupational therapist, Morgan Durham ’13 has helped many patients improve their quality of life. One patient suffering from COVID-19 stands out most of all. “She came to us on a ventilator after spending weeks in the ICU with a COVID diagnosis,” Durham said. “Prior to that, she was completely independent. When we first

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Christmas at PC to Air on Facebook this Weekend

Christmas at PC, the Presbyterian College Department of Music’s annual Christmas program, will appear online this year. “Home for Christmas” will take place on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 7:30 and on Sunday, Dec. 6 at 3:00. The performances will air on Facebook. “From a very pragmatic standpoint, more people are going to be able to

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Weeklong Festival Celebrates First-generation Students

“In the past, many first-generation students were looked down upon,” said Stephanie Keene, associate director of Academic Success and PresbyFirst+ coordinator. “Many had feelings of imposter syndrome, or felt like they don’t belong, or had feelings of shame. “I want that narrative to go away. I want our first-gens to know they are breaking barriers.

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