Seminary receives gift to establish Emanuel AME Church scholarship

Posted on July 15, 2015

A gift of $10,000 to establish a scholarship for African Methodist Episcopal (AME) students in honor of Mother Emanuel AME Church was presented to Erskine Theological Seminary (ETS) July 7 by IBelieveSC.net, the organization that sponsors a South Carolina DMV license plate of the same name. At a news conference in the rotunda of the […]

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Erskine Annual Fund giving exceeds goal, tops $1.7 million

Posted on July 1, 2015

Alumni and friend generosity exceeded expectations The Erskine Advancement Office announced today that giving to the Erskine Annual Fund in 2014-15 exceeded the goal by more than $100,000. The final number will not be determined until July 6th, but as of June 30 (the last day of the fiscal year) the Erskine Annual Fund stood […]

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Spring 2015 Dean’s List announced

Posted on June 25, 2015

The Erskine College Spring 2015 Dean’s List has been announced by Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. N. Bradley Christie. The dean’s list honors full-time students who earn a GPR of at least 3.80. Students named to the dean’s list were:   Braden Elliott Anderson, Kathleen, Ga. Sarah Renee Ashbrook, Bloomingdale, Ga. Rachel Maurice […]

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President delivers baccalaureate address

Posted on June 2, 2015

Dr. Paul D. Kooistra, who is completing his first academic year as president of Erskine College and Theological Seminary, spoke to graduating college seniors at a baccalaureate service May 22. Kooistra’s address, “How to Live When You Don’t Know Where You Are Going,” was based on a passage of scripture taken from Hebrews 11, in […]

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Saying thanks to the faculty

Posted on June 2, 2015

Just a few days after commencement, this year’s H.M. Young Ring winner, Ronnie Funk, sent a letter to the Erskine College faculty. He thanked them for their formative role in his experience as a student and in the direction of his vocation. We know Ronnie represents many other graduates across the years in articulating his gratitude. […]

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Trustees close out 2014-15

Posted on June 2, 2015

The Erskine College & Theological Seminary Board of Trustees held its final meetings for the 2014-15 fiscal year on Thursday and Friday, May 28-29. The trustees took up the following business items: A report from President Kooistra indicated that Erskine would meet or exceed all targets included in the first year of the two-year financial […]

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Erskine College and Seminary graduates honored

Posted on May 23, 2015

Erskine College and Theological Seminary marked the end of the 2014-15 academic year with a joint commencement ceremony May 23 honoring both college and seminary graduates. Dr. George W. Robertson, senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Augusta, Ga., and an adjunct professor at Erskine Theological Seminary, delivered the commencement address, entitled “Play Like You’re Loved.” […]

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New business honor society chapter inducts charter members

Posted on May 21, 2015

A newly formed Erskine College chapter of the Sigma Beta Delta International Business Honor Society inducted 15 charter members in a ceremony April 27 during a banquet in the Founders Room of Moffatt Dining Hall. Gary Gilmer, president of The Renaissance, a Due West retirement facility, spoke at the event and was named an honorary […]

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English honor society inducts new members, honors seniors

Posted on May 19, 2015

Junior Miranda Guthrie of Suwanee, Ga., and two sophomores, Autumn Horne of Ware Shoals and Blake Little of Winnsboro, were inducted into the English honor society Sigma Tau Delta Tuesday evening during a dinner in the Bell Conference Room. Professor of English Dr. Joan Little said six of the seven English majors graduating this month […]

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