Marjorie Pratt

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Meet the New Mock Trial Coach & Adjunct Professor

Posted by Marjorie Pratt on 9/16/19 5:01 PM

Alumnus Christian Fernandez (’16) lives in Staunton, VA, two hours away from campus, and commutes every day to coach Mock Trial and serve as adjunct professor of Rhetoric & Composition and...

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What Does it Mean to Be Classical Liberal Arts?

Posted by Marjorie Pratt on 9/11/19 12:04 PM

PHC defines itself as an academically rigorous, Christ-centered, Classical Liberal Arts college. The professors test their students' limits, pushing them to do their very best. The entire...

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Five Apps to Help You Succeed in School

Posted by Marjorie Pratt on 9/9/19 11:17 AM

The internet is often a distraction from the tasks that you need to get done instead of an asset. Social media and streaming services too often keep us from studying, work, and chores we need to...

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5 Things I Thought I Didn't Need to Bring to College

Posted by Marjorie Pratt on 6/6/19 1:59 PM

Some students come to school feeling perfectly prepared. Others arrive totally overwhelmed. But both types are in for a couple of surprises, because college is not always what you expect—and you...

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10 Years Later with Chrissy Schneider

Posted by Marjorie Pratt on 4/29/19 3:48 PM

Chrissy Schneider graduated from the International Politics and Policy (IPP) track in 2009. Today she is the the Assistant Director at Camp Highroad in Middleburg, Virginia. Highroad is a ...

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Why Wing Chapel?

Posted by Marjorie Pratt on 4/23/19 9:39 PM

PHC students attend chapel five days of the weekcorporate chapel in Town Hall every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and wing chapel led by each wing's RA every Tuesday and Thursday.

Corporate...

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Beyond Academic Excellence

Posted by Marjorie Pratt on 4/4/19 11:17 AM

President Jack Haye often opens the semester with a speech to remind students that academic excellence means nothing without spiritual growth. "If you graduate from PHC with a 4.0 GPA but without...

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Counting on Accountability: The Benefits of Behavioral Standards

Posted by Marjorie Pratt on 4/4/19 10:32 AM

 

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The How & Why Behind Apprenticeships at PHC

Posted by Marjorie Pratt on 3/28/19 10:44 AM

Apprenticeships at PHC  follow the classical model of preparing young people for their professions by sending them out to practice their craft. With over 500 hours of work-related experience...

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A Book For Every Major

Posted by Marjorie Pratt on 3/1/19 12:41 PM

You know what music we listen to.  You know what movies we've watched. Have you ever wondered what books we read? Of course, Dr. Grewell and Dr. Hake share the classics with us in Western...

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