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The following stories will help you get to know some of the people who make APCU colleges and universities so special. Check back periodically for new stories and let us know other students whose stories would be of interest to our visitors.

Sunday, October 15 2017
Austin College Senior Visits Washington in Support of DACA

Three local DACA recipients recently discussed their situations and what they want people to know about DACA — which allowed some young people to be eligible for a work permit and deferred action from deportation — and the people it affects. Marcos Salazar and Kenia Cantu attend Grayson College and Emma Chalott Barron is a senior at Austin College. More.

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Friday, September 29 2017
Rhodes Students Present Research in Germany

Five students in Professor Mauricio Cafiero’s chemistry lab—Emily Harrison ’18, Samantha Jelinek ’18, Caroline Magee ’18, Madison Perchik ’19, and Rebecca Evans ’19—presented their research Aug. 27- Sept. 1 at the World Association of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry (WATOC) conference held in Munich, Germany. More than 1,500 participants gathered for talks, an industry symposium, and computational and theoretical chemistry poster presentations. More.

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Sunday, September 24 2017
Olivia Lee Learns Lessons In Class and at Hope House About the Power of Music

Rhodes senior Olivia Lee didn’t know about the service component of  Prof. Mona Kreitner’s Music and Healing course when she initially enrolled in it, but it has proven to be a springboard for lessons about the power of music and hope. More.

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Thursday, April 14 2016
PC Student and Published Author

The article is titled “Selecting picture books featuring characters with autism spectrum disorder: recommendations for teachers”. It sounds like the type of scholarly piece you'd expect to find in the International Journal of Inclusive Education. But unlike the other scholarly pieces in this journal--and most others--it was authored by an undergraduate student, Presbyterian College senior Meredith Gaffney.  More.


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Wednesday, December 16 2015
Immigrant Son Blossoms at Dubuque

Calec Chincoya is what you might call an overachiever, or maybe just a really good multi-tasker! The University of Dubuque senior is majoring in computer information technology, but his story--and his talent--go far beyond the classroom!  More.

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Saturday, December 12 2015
Daughter of mission co-workers finds a home at Warren Wilson

Lydia Weller set aside her dream of attending college after graduating from high school. But unlike many of her peers who elect to take a "gap year", she wasn't back-packing across Europe, or working to earn more money. Instead, she was helping her parents settle into their new home in Ethiopia, where they serve as PC(USA) mission co-workers. But with help from the Presbyterian Mission Agency and Warren Wilson College, it wasn't long until she was settling into her new home in a residence hall at Warren Wilson College. More.

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