PresbyFirst+ Fest Presbyterian College

PresbyFirst+ Fest 2020

Presby First+ is excited to invite the PC community to our inaugural PresbyFirst+ Fest, a weeklong celebration of first-gen students! Contact Stephanie Keene at for more information.

Sunday, November 8

“A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words…”
First-Gen Art Gallery

Neville 2nd Floor Lobby
1 – 4 p.m.

Come out and see photos taken by our First-gen students and understand what being First-gen means to them.

Monday, November 9

Secure the Bag
Financial Literacy Workshop

HP 214
6 – 7 p.m.

Dr. Rachel Childers, assistant professor of economics and business administration, will give a workshop on financial literacy.

Tuesday, November 10

First & Never Last
“Why Not Us?” Documentary and Panel

Kuhne Auditorium
6 – 8 p.m.

Screening of the documentary “Why Not Us?” followed by a panel discussion of some of PC’s very own First-gen faculty, staff, and students.


  • Dr. Kurt Wargo, dean of pharmacy
  • Dr. Stephanie Freis, assistant professor of psychology
  • Mr. Taylor Dement, assistant director of student involvement & orientation and events
  • Rev. Racquel Gill, assistant chaplain for multicultural community engagement
  • Jahnnie Conner, ’21
  • Dom Jones, ’21

Wednesday, November 11

Wind Down Wednesday
Stress Relief

Springs Lobby
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Visit the Presby First+ table in Springs as we pass out stress relief kits.

Free Your Mind
Yoga Session

Springs Basketball Court
7 – 8 p.m.

Relieve some of that end of the semester stress with a conversation on the importance of mental health followed by a yoga session.

Thursday, November 12

Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader
Trivia Night

Springs Basketball Court
6 – 9 p.m.

Sign up for a fun night of trivia as we test your PC and random knowledge.

Friday, November 13

Presby Got Talent
Open Mic Night

Springs Basketball Court
6 – 9 p.m.

PresbyFirst+ will host an open mic night. Sign up to show your skills. The event is open to all PC students, faculty, and staff.

Saturday, November 14

While We Live, We Serve
Charity Dive Distribution

Drop Off Location: Monday – Friday in the Academic Success Office or Wednesday at the Wind Down Wednesday table.

PresbyFirst+ will be collecting gently used clothes, non-perishable food, hygiene products, and toiletries all week to donate to local shelters.