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
PC Students attend Career Fair in Minneapolis
PRESENTATION COLLEGE MEDIA RELEASE April 5, 2016 ABERDEEN, S.D. – Last week, Presentation College students had the opportunity to attend a career fair hosted by the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Lynx! Many other sports teams and related industries were on-hand at the fair, including the Minnesota Twins, Duluth Huskies, Saint Paul Saints, and more. … Continued
PC Professor teaches courses in Thailand, United Arab Emirates
PRESENTATION COLLEGE MEDIA RELEASE April 5, 2016 ABERDEEN, S.D. – Presentation College assistant professor, and United States Sports Academy national faculty member, Marc Margolies recently took part in the Academy’s program to enhance the training of soccer administrators in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Margolies taught the Academy’s sports facilities and events management course from … Continued
Christian-Rock Band Remedy Drive to Perform at PC
March 22, 2016 ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Christian rock band, Remedy Drive, will be performing live Thursday, April 27 in the Strode Center on the Presentation College campus beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the event can be purchased for $8 in advance, $6 for groups of 10 or more and $10 at the … Continued
PRESENTATION COLLEGE PROGRAM DIRECTOR APPOINTED TO REGIONAL BOARD
March 8, 2016 ABERDEEN, S.D. – Presentation College American Studies Program Director Dr. Brad Tennant has been appointed as an at-large member to the Mid-America American Studies Association (MAASA) executive board. MAASA includes American Studies undergraduate and graduate programs and scholars in an eleven-state region. The organization is committed to the regional, national, and … Continued
PC staff member receives The Woman of Spirit Award
February 28, 2016 ABERDEEN, S.D. – Presentation College is pleased to announce that Erin Giovannini, Special Assistant for Project Development at PC, was selected as this year’s recipient of The Woman of Spirit Award during the Community Champions Awards Luncheon, Feb. 14 at the Ramkota Hotel. The Woman of Spirit Award, which is co-sponsored … Continued
PC Faculty Member Named Bill of Rights Program Scholar
February 9, 2016 ABERDEEN, S.D. – Presentation College history professor Dr. Brad Tennant has been named one of ten scholars to lead Bill of Rights humanities programs during 2017. The South Dakota Humanities Council, in partnership with the South Dakota State Library, is sponsoring “Amending America – The Bill of Rights and You,” a … Continued
PC TO WELCOME FRENCH STUDENTS AS PART OF EXCHANGE PROGRAM
January 30, 2016 ABERDEEN, S.D. – Presentation College will welcome 23 French students from Notre Dame de la Paix, in Lorient, France as part of an alternating student exchange program from February 9 to February 22. “The primary purpose of the Notre Dame de la Paix—Presentation College Student Exchange is for students from both institutions … Continued
PC HAS 9% ENROLLMENT INCREASE THIS SPRING
PRESENTATION COLLEGE MEDIA RELEASE February 1, 2016 ABERDEEN, S.D. – Presentation College is pleased to announce that the spring enrollment numbers have been tallied and PC has seen an increase of nine percent from last spring. “We are very excited about this enrollment increase,” said Mike Mattison, Vice President for Enrollment. “It really is … Continued
Presentation College Fairmont: 10th Annual Mardi Gras
Presentation College Fairmont has announced the date and information for their 10th annual Mardi Gras Saturday, February 4th, 2017 Holiday Inn, Fairmont 6:00 Social Hour Tickets are $65 Varying sponsorship levels Contact us at 507-235-4658 if interested in being a sponsor or purchasing tickets for the event.
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
PC faculty member supports Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
The U.S Department of State, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and the Institute of International Education (IIE), would like to thank, Ms. Jennifer Wegleitner, Business Faculty at Presentation College, for her recent service in support of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program’s Selection Panels. Jennifer shared her expertise and time in evaluating … Continued
PC professor teaches overseas
Marc Margolies, an Aberdeen, S.D. resident, has served at Presentation College in Aberdeen since 2011, where he is currently assistant professor of business. He teaches a wide range of sports and business subjects including sport management, sport marketing, sport finance, legal and ethical issues of sports, sports facility planning, microeconomics, human resource management, and business … Continued
Presentation College has highest enrollment ever
Presentation College is pleased to announce that the 2016 fall enrollment numbers have been tallied and this is the largest class in PC history. The total enrollment at Presentation College is currently 821 students, a seven percent increase from 2015. “We are very excited about our growth at Presentation,” said Dr. Margaret A. Huber, PC … Continued
PC welcomes new mascot!
Presentation College welcomed a new member to the Saints family at PC’s 65th Anniversary Celebration August 29. The Saints new costume mascot, Bernie (short for Bernard), made his inaugural appearance just in time for a new academic year. Bernie will team up with Spirit, our live St. Bernard mascot, to bring even more college camaraderie … Continued
PC to offer Islam and the Muslim World course
Because Islam is the object of so much misunderstanding, malicious and otherwise, in the public sphere, Presentation College invites you to learn about Islam and the Muslim World through an online course. Courses are offered to both degree and non-degree seeking learners. Taught by Dr. John Anderson in Presentation College’s Religious Studies Department, this course … Continued
PC announces President’s List, Dean’s List for spring 2016
Presentation College has announced the President’s List and Dean’s List for the spring 2016 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 greater are included on the Dean’s List. PRESIDENTS LIST Kaitlyn Boesl Amber Cline Samantha Daniels … Continued
PC Athletic Training Program granted accreditation
Presentation College is excited to announce that the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education has reviewed PC’s Professional Athletic Training Program’s Rejoinder from their 2015-2016 Comprehensive Review, and the Athletic Training Program at Presentation College has been granted five years of initial accreditation. Presentation College’s Athletic Training Program’s next comprehensive review, including a self-study and on-site … Continued
PC alum receives illustrious scholarship
Presentation College is pleased to announce that 2015 social work graduate, Shobi Zetina was recently named as Presentation College’s second recipient of a Pi Gamma Mu graduate school scholarship. Zetina plans on attending the University of South Dakota for her graduate degree. Pi Gamma Mu’s scholarships are intended for the first or second year … Continued
Get an inside look at PC’s Winter Dome!
Want to see what Presentation College’s Winter Dome looks on the inside? Watch the Video!
American Studies major gets 2nd place!
Presentation College American Studies major Casey Henry recently received second place in the Brown County Historical Society’s research and writing contest for Presentation and NSU students. Casey received a check and a certificate for his paper on “The Reawakening of the Warrior Spirit,” which he also presented at the 48th Annual Dakota History Conference. Congratulations!
PC biology majors receive Outstanding Work in the Sciences award!
Congratulations to seniors Rachel Wheeler, Garret Fraser and Micheala Geffre, recipients of the Biology Program’s Outstanding Work in the Sciences award! All three students have plans to attend graduate school post graduation. Rachel Wheeler will be pursuing her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota, Garret Fraser will be attending the University of … Continued
Spirit celebrates 3rd birthday
Presentation’s lovable mascot, Spirit, celebrated her third birthday May 5, 2016. Students, faculty and staff, and members from the community came out to celebrate with Spirit.
Three PC softball players named to NSAA All-Conference Team
Presentation College softball coach Erin Dickhausen is pleased to announce seniors Shelby Anderson and Kayla Reynolds, along with junior Haylee Hemmert were each named to the North Star Athletic Association’s All-Conference Second Team for the 2015-16 season. Anderson, from Yutan Nebraska, was third on the team with a .313 batting average. She led the squad … Continued
PC students give back in a big way!
Service, volunteerism, and giving back to the greater good permeates the campus culture at Presentation College. Whether it’s tutoring kids in the Boys & Girls Club, building homes through Habitat for Humanity, or putting on free health clinics, learning here is elevated by our service to society and the way we connect on a human … Continued
Excelling out of the classroom!
The Presentation College Nursing Department is pleased to announce that four PC nursing students were recently elected to the South Dakota Nursing Student Association (NSASD) Executive Board. Madison, Minn. Native Kelle Thompson, was elected as treasurer, Shelby Elsen, a Hecla, S.D. native was elected as web site administrator, Sydney Phillips, an Aberdeen native was elected … Continued