Developing Critical Thought in the Classroom

Posted by Kiana Nordskog on 12/1/20 2:15 PM

Every class at Patrick Henry College aims to teach its students how to think, not simply what to think. From the syllabus down to the final exam, classes are structured so that students learn to...

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Three Types of Essays Every Student Encounters

Posted by Kiana Nordskog on 10/28/20 1:09 PM

Being able to write well is a fundamental skill in any career field. To prepare students for the real world, Patrick Henry College exposes its students to several different types of essays in its...

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Three Things That Haven't Changed After 20 Years

Posted by Rachel Cochrane on 9/14/20 10:24 AM

PHC looks forward to celebrating its 20th Anniversary this year as the school reflects on where it has been in the last two decades. Many things have changed since PHC opened its small...

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Student Athlete Highlight: Ben Purnell

Posted by Rachel Cochrane on 8/28/20 8:30 AM

PHC athletes put in a lot of time, energy, and grit to play on the basketball and soccer teams. We wanted to get an inside look at what it’s like to be a PHC athlete, so we talked to rising senior...

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A Look at Classical Education Through the Eyes of a Homeschool Mother

Posted by Rachel Cochrane on 8/19/20 10:30 AM

Patrick Henry College is committed to providing a rigorous liberal arts education that gives students a broad range of knowledge in a variety of different topics. We talked to Kimberly Millhouse,...

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Tips on High School Time Management

Posted by Rachel Cochrane on 8/14/20 2:19 PM

High school is a busy time for students who are juggling classes, extra-curriculars, SAT studies, time with friends, and college applications. With the whirlwind of assignments and deadlines...

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Why We Teach - Dr. Steve Hake

Posted by Rachel Cochrane on 8/3/20 9:45 AM

PHC's professors are the backbone of the school. They spend long hours teaching classes and grading assignments. While not in the classroom, they often mentor students.

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Why We Teach - Dr. Kristina Tanner

Posted by Rachel Cochrane on 7/31/20 8:15 AM

PHC faculty are the heart of the school; they are not only teachers, but they are also mentors and friends. We wanted to talk to some faculty about why they chose to teach at PHC and what their...

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Why We Teach - Dr. Rob Spinney

Posted by Rachel Cochrane on 7/29/20 10:45 AM

Professors at Patrick Henry College do more than teach classes. They spend hours preparing for lectures, late nights grading, and a lot of time with students during office hours. Most faculty...

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Student Project Highlight: Arche Journal

Posted by Rachel Cochrane on 7/17/20 9:00 AM

Patrick Henry College’s Arche Journal of Philosophy and Political Theory is an undergraduate, peer-reviewed academic journal. It has been around since 2015 and gives Political Philosophy and...

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