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PC to hold Shop with the Saints event

Posted: December 4th, 2014

Presentation College is partnering with Wal-Mart and Pepsi to hold the third annual Shop with the Saints event, which provides an enjoyable holiday experience for 20 deserving elementary students, December 8 at 5:30 p.m. at Wal-Mart. During this event, children … Read more

PC hires new Vice President for Enrollment

Posted: December 2nd, 2014

Presentation College recently selected Michael Mattison as the new Vice President  for Enrollment after a nation-wide search. As the VP for Enrollment, Mattison, who began his position at the college December 1, will be responsible for overseeing such processes as … Read more

From Australia to Aberdeen

Posted: November 20th, 2014

 (Pictured from left to right: Joshua Docksey, Meagan Hale, Mackenzie Burgoyne, Nykeela Purs, Jack Herman) Five PC students make the journey for college and to play soccerBy: Kelli Krause With the help of Presentation College, scholarships and an international scouting … Read more

PC plans tree lighting event

Posted: November 17th, 2014

Presentation College will host its 2nd annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3 at the entrance to the college. The festive evening will include Christmas music, freshly baked holiday treats, hot drinks and the Christmas Tree … Read more

PC faculty member contributes to book, conference on political culture

Posted: November 4th, 2014

Dr. Brad Tennant, Presentation College associate history professor, is a contributing author in “The Plains Political Tradition: Essays on South Dakota Political Culture, Volume 2″. The book is published by the South Dakota Historical Society Press and edited by Jon … Read more

Lighting the Way Newsletter

Posted: October 28th, 2014

           Will you come and follow me if I but call your name?        Will you go where you don’t know and never be the same?      Will you let my love be shown, will you let my name be … Read more

PC to host domestic violence awareness events

Posted: October 27th, 2014

Presentation College is partnering with Safe Harbor, a shelter that provides resources for women, children, and men in crisis situations in Aberdeen, to raise awareness of domestic violence during Domestic Violence Awareness Week starting Monday, Oct. 27, through Friday, Oct. 31. … Read more

Five PC students inducted into Pi Gamma Mu

Posted: October 23rd, 2014

Five Presentation College students have been inducted as new members of the South Dakota Zeta Chapter of Pi Gamma Mu, an International Social Science Honor Society. The new inductees are Bailey Berquist, Watford City, N.D., Courtney Fritz, Ormsby, Minn., Kathyrn … Read more

Now accepting applications for Spring 2015

Posted: October 22nd, 2014

    Now that you know that Presentation College is accepting applications for the Spring 2015 term, it’s time to apply. We’ll walk you through the process, whether you’re applying as a high school student, transfer student, or international student. … Read more

Java City open for business

Posted: October 20th, 2014

  On your way to the library, you will now enjoy the smell of coffee and pastries. Presentation College’s new coffee shop, Java City, officially opened its doors for business on October 6 and has been bustling with business since. … Read more

PC nursing instructor named Nurse Educator of the Year

Posted: October 8th, 2014

The South Dakota Nurses Association has selected Diana Hayes, a Presentation College Nursing Instructor, as the recipient of the 2014 Nurse Educator of the Year award.  Hayes received the award at the SDNA Annual Convention in Rapid City, S.D. October … Read more


Posted: September 29th, 2014

Presentation College Department of Nursing wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its baccalaureate nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). You are invited to meet the site visit … Read more

Lighting The Way Newsletter

Posted: September 23rd, 2014

Not long ago someone forwarded an email to me entitled “Enlightened Perspectives”.  There was no author’s name, but thought I would share with you a couple of the things that I had read from it: First,  When you plan to … Read more

PC selects new AD

Posted: September 3rd, 2014

Presentation College announced today the appointment of new Athletic Director Greg Heier, the former athletic director at Doane College, in Crete Neb., since 2006, following a national search. There is no date for Heier’s official start but he will be … Read more

‘Winter Dome’ a go for PC

Posted: August 7th, 2014

Presentation College will begin construction on its ‘Winter Dome’ by Aug. 15 with an estimated completion date of mid-November. The Presentation College Board of Trustees approved the project at a board meeting Aug. 6. “This is a huge day for … Read more

Lighting The Way Newsletter

Posted: August 6th, 2014

“Always I’m here, down through the years I have never let you cry alone.Here in my light, your tears sparkle brighter than jewels in the morning sun.All through the night I give you a light to see by, to follow.All … Read more

Lighting The Way Newsletter

Posted: July 1st, 2014

We are starting another new month.  Before long it will be time to start making preparations for the 2014-2015 new school year. One morning last week, I was listening to the news which was telling about storms that had struck … Read more

PC professor urges everyone to never stop learning

Posted: June 12th, 2014

In today’s rapidly changing society, the key to unlocking life’s greatest adventures is the ability to keep learning once there are no more classrooms, no more roll call, and no more grades. Life is about continuously learning, finding new adventures, … Read more

Plans in motion for new sports complex

Posted: June 12th, 2014

Take the Tour! Presentation College is moving ahead with its plans to build a $4.1 million seasonal sports and recreation facility (Winter Dome), and also complete the stadium around the college’s existing turf field. The seasonal sports and recreation facility … Read more

PC employee helps coordinate bloodmobile

Posted: June 9th, 2014

FAIRMONT, Minn. – This is the 11th year Mark Johnson and his wife, Bonnie, have coordinated the Red Cross Bloodmobile in Fairmont, and a new face has joined their efforts. Toni Shantz, coordinator of the surgical technologist program at Presentation College … Read more

PC announces President’s List, Dean’s List for Spring 2014

Posted: May 30th, 2014

Presentation College has announced the President’s List and Dean’s List for the Spring 2014 semester. To qualify for the President’s List, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average for the semester.  Students maintaining a 3.5 grade point average or … Read more

Lighting The Way | “Do what you can, where you are, with what you have!”

Posted: May 27th, 2014

 “Lighting The Way” shares the mission of the College and the mission of the Presentation Sisters.  If you find it of interest,  please email Sister Marilyn Dunn ( to receive the newsletter.                      May 27, 2014 “Do what you can, … Read more

PC launches three new degree programs for 2014

Posted: May 23rd, 2014

Presentation College recently announced that it will begin offering three new degree programs beginning in the new academic year in the fall of 2014. The additions are a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communication, a Bachelor of Science Degree in … Read more

Lighting The Way | Graduation Farewell

Posted: May 13th, 2014

 “Lighting The Way” shares the mission of the College and the mission of the Presentation Sisters.  If you find it of interest,  please email Sister Marilyn Dunn ( to receive the newsletter.     We are starting the summer months here at … Read more

PC selected to host award-winning author

Posted: April 24th, 2014

Presentation College is pleased to announce that the South Dakota Humanities Council has selected PC as one of eight sites to host the 2014 One Book South Dakota tour with award-winning poet, writer, and author, Kathleen Norris.  Dakota: A Spiritual … Read more