Nurse Educators: Preparing the future of Nursing

By Dr. Betty Leslie MSN Program Director Teaching the next generation of nurses is perhaps the noblest mission that any nurse could accomplish in a lifetime. The effects of teaching nurses are far-reaching: the student nurse and the many patients that will receive care over a lifetime as a result. Presentation College is launching its … Continued

PC Alum to donate heart to Presentation

Presentation College 2009 nursing graduate Katie Tuff will be donating her own heart to the college’s anatomy lab after she received a heart transplant back in April.   “I am more than humbled at the kindness and generosity of Katie’s gift of her heart to Presentation College,” said Trisha Waldman, Associate Dean of the Health … Continued

PC cuts ribbon on new Avera Simulation Center

Presentation College officially opened the Avera Simulation Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony May 10. Construction on the state-of-the-art Simulation Center began in January. PC students will take their first classes in the amazing new facility beginning in the fall semester 2017. The Avera Simulation Center will offer the most up-to-date technology available for healthcare … Continued

On This Day in South Dakota History

For Dr. Brad Tennant history is not just a hobby or even a career … it is a way of life. The Presentation College American Studies Program Director, whose knowledge on Native American and upper plains history has been influencing students for decades, is set to release his ninth book that he has edited, contributed … Continued

PC nursing students donate money to Avera

The Presentation College Nursing Student Association (PCNSA), recently donated $1,500 to the Aberdeen Avera Cancer Center. The funds were raised through a series of fundraising events, including silent auction items at Research Day, through assisting with the concessions at PC Athletic Events (Including a root-beer float night), through sales of PCNSA apparel. With the $1,500 … Continued

PC instructor presents 2 papers

Presentation College English instructor Kiera Ball recently presented papers at two conferences. Ms. Ball presented “Colonizing the Great Plains: Manifest Destiny and Little House on the Prairie” at the Great Plains Symposium in Lincoln, Neb., March 31, 2017. On April 22, 2017, she presented “The God of Shabby Places: Providence and the Prairie in Marilynne … Continued

PC professor to be featured on Amazon show

Presentation College Program Director for American Studies Dr. Brad Tennant to be featured on the hit Amazon television show Fireball Run. According to the shows Website, The Fireball Run Adventurally is the story of a legendary 8 day, 2000 mile life-sized, trivia pursuit road rally competition and unlike Reality TV, this is real. Join zany … Continued

The World Needs More Saints Like… PC alum Jeff Miller

The World Needs More Saints Like… PC alum Jeff Miller (Bachelor of Science, Communication, 2002)! Jeff is a freelance writer living in Las Vegas, where he and his wife, Amber Meister Miller (Bachelor of Science, Social Work 2002), are raising his daughter Ava. Jeff specializes in writing content for fantasy football websites. Every year, Jeff … Continued

Presentation College to build Avera Simulation Center

Presentation College is pleased to announce that Avera Health is making a $1 million gift to fund the new Avera Simulation Center on campus. “This gift is in support of future health care workforce. By supporting innovative, state-of-the-art training technology, we support quality health care in Aberdeen and throughout our region, particularly in rural communities,” … Continued