Category Archives: Education

Presbyterian College chaplain elected president of Presbyterian College Chaplains Association

The Rev. Rachel Parsons-Wells, PC’s director of Religious Life and Service, was recently elected president of the Presbyterian College Chaplains Association (PCCA). Fellow chaplains serving Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) affiliated schools or Presbyterian pastors, who are chaplains at other private colleges, elected Parsons-Wells to the post in February at the annual PCCA Conference. She will serve…
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Furman alum Sue Samuels named director of bands for Furman’s Department of Music

[caption id="attachment_31755" align="alignleft" width="300"] Samuels will join the Furman music faculty in fall semester 2019. She holds a bachelor's in music education from Furman and a Ph.D. in the same from Auburn University.[/caption] Sue Samuels, a 1987 Furman University graduate, has been named director of bands for the Furman Department of Music. Samuels, who fills…
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Anderson University Launches Program to Assist Former Students of Atlanta-Based, For-Profit College that Closed Suddenly

Anderson University today announced a program to help students of Argosy University, a system of for-profit colleges headquartered in Atlanta that abruptly closed its doors on March 8. Faculty and staff with Anderson University’s Online and Continuous Learning program recently conducted a review of Argosy’s academic offerings and identified several comparable programs offered by Anderson.…
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3 Presbyterian College Students, Professor Receive NASA Awards

Three Presbyterian College students and one professor received NASA awards at the recent NASA South Carolina Space Grant Consortium. The three awards by the PC students were the most by any college or university in the state. “I feel very blessed to have received the research fellowship award with NASA,” Briana Cody, a senior from…
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NGU Greer Campus to Host Church & Non-Profit Law 101 Seminar

Tigerville, SC (April 1, 2019) Daily, in real time, pastors, their churches, their staff, and their board of directors, as well as religious non-profits leadership face ongoing legal and liability issues that require specialized skills and knowledge to handle. North Greenville University announces its Church & Non-Profit Law 101 seminar which is a comprehensive overview…
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NGU to Combine Offices of Campus Ministries and Student Life

[caption id="attachment_31634" align="alignleft" width="300"] Jody Jennings named vice president for campus ministries and student engagement at NGU.[/caption] Tigerville, SC (March 29, 2019) North Greenville University has announced that Jody Jennings has been appointed to serve as vice president for campus ministries and student engagement, effective June 1, 2019. Dr. Steve Crouse will continue to serve…
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Ron Blue Center at Anderson University to Teach Stewardship, Financial Management

[caption id="attachment_31628" align="alignleft" width="225"] Ron Blue, CEO of the Ron Blue Institute.[/caption] Anderson University officials today announced the formation of the Ron Blue Center at Anderson University, an organization that will focus on curriculum and thought leadership, based on biblical principles of financial management and stewardship. The Center aims to equip students, and university faculty…
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Sylvan Learning Center hires new Center Director

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Sylvan Learning Center has added Wendy Green as the center director. Green earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of North Carolina in Asheville. Upon graduation, she ventured into the world of IT and worked with software manufacturers, telecom companies and travel risk management service providers. After gaining the…
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Retired Brigadier General to Speak About Ethics

“Building Trust.....from my Foxhole” is the title of this year’s Robert M. Vance Lecture on Business Ethics at Presbyterian College. Retired Brigadier General E. Eric (Rick) Porter will deliver the lecture on Thursday, April 4 at 11:00 a.m. in Edmunds Hall. Born in Columbus, Ga., and raised in Columbia, S.C., Porter retired as a brigadier…
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