Each year just after move in weekend, the City of Clinton, Main Street Clinton, and local businesses from Clinton and Laurens County host a downtown "Welcome Home" party for the PC Students. The event is open to the public to attend, however all the FREEBIES are for the PC Students. Many of the businesses give the students a welcome gift, including snacks for the local grocery store. In addition, there is food, music and activities that are directed at the college students. The celebration is the highlight of August, not only for PC, but for the community as well.