Erskine welcomes Paul Kooistra as president

Posted on July 18, 2014

The Rev. William S. Cain, chairman of the Erskine Board of Trustees, announced today that Dr. Paul Kooistra of Suwannee, Ga., has been appointed president of Erskine College and Theological Seminary. “I am thrilled to have Dr. Paul Kooistra as president and part of the Erskine family,” Cain said. “He is a time-tested leader who […]

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Student-athletes’ achievements recognized

Posted on July 14, 2014

Two Erskine College athletes, rising senior Ford Blanchard of Orangeburg and 2014 graduate Corin Hallman of Mount Pleasant, have been recognized for their achievements this summer. Blanchard, a member of the Men’s Golf Team, was one of 30 players to qualify for the South Carolina Golf Association’s 83rd Amateur Championship. The SCGA Amateur Championship will […]

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Erskine College Spring 2014 Dean’s List announced

Posted on June 18, 2014

Seventy-three students have been named to the Erskine College Spring 2014 Dean’s List announced by Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Acting President Dr. N. Bradley Christie. The Erskine College dean’s list honors full-time students who earn a GPR of at least 3.80. Students named to the dean’s list were: Michelle Elizabeth Aiken, Waterloo, […]

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Ferguson wins Conference Carolinas award

Posted on June 9, 2014

William “Buddy” Ferguson, who has served as Erskine’s alumni director since 2007, recently gained recognition for his service as a friend and mentor to many students. He has been chosen as the Conference Carolinas Faculty Mentor of the Year and the conference’s nominee for the NCAA Division II Dr. Dave Pariser Faculty Mentor Award, which […]

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Cain appoints committee to search for interim president

Posted on June 4, 2014

  Erskine College & Theological Seminary Board of Trustees Chairman William Cain informed trustees this morning that he has appointed an ad hoc committee “to search for an interim presidential candidate to bring to the Board for its consideration.” The committee will be chaired by trustee Robert G. McDonald of Simpsonville. Trustees named to the committee are: The Rev. William S. […]

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Erskine trustees move forward under new leadership

Posted on June 3, 2014

The Erskine College & Theological Seminary Board of Trustees transitioned to new leadership at its recent meetings May 29-30, with Vice Chairman and Chair-Elect Bill Cain of Louisville, Georgia, assuming his role as chairman a month earlier than the anticipated date of July 1. Between the Thursday and Friday meetings, Chairman David Conner of Greenville, […]

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Erskine Seminary celebrates 177th commencement

Posted on May 27, 2014

Graduates receiving degrees from Erskine Theological Seminary were recognized in a commencement ceremony May 24  at the Due West Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. Dr. N. Bradley Christie, Acting president of Erskine College and Theological Seminary, welcomed graduates and guests and introduced the speaker, and Chairman W. David Conner brought greetings from the Erskine Board of […]

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‘You want to be a fire and wish for the wind,’ speaker tells Erskine College graduates

Posted on May 26, 2014

Members of the Erskine College Class of 2014 were recognized May 24 at the school’s 169th commencement. The Hon. Jean H. Toal, Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court, brought greetings from the state. She highlighted Erskine’s early role as a Christian college and in the education of women, acknowledging as her mentor the […]

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Erskine to host booth at ‘World Focus’

Posted on May 23, 2014

Erskine will participate in “World Focus” June 12-13, an event coinciding with the 2014 ARP Synod meeting at Bonclarken Conference Center in Flat Rock, N.C. Erskine College and Theological Seminary, along with Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) will host a booth, and both the seminary and college will present sessions for prospective students, parents, and others. […]

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