Stukes Lecture set for Thursday, Feb. 12

Posted on January 28, 2015

Noted historian and author Brad S. Gregory, who serves as Professor of History and Dorothy G. Griffin Collegiate Chair at the University of Notre Dame, will deliver the 29th Annual Joseph T. Stukes Lecture at Erskine College Thursday, Feb. 12, at 4 p.m. in Memorial Hall. The title of his lecture is “Why History Matters.” […]

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Alumna’s war on mosquitoes began with a big dream and a small college

Posted on January 26, 2015

April Clayton, a 2008 Erskine College graduate and H.M. Young Ring recipient, completed a double major in biology and chemistry, was named South Carolina Independent College Student of the Year for 2007, and went on to earn a Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University in 2014. Here is an update on this remarkable graduate, now engaged in research […]

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Erskine Seminary provides ‘unifying presence’ in Augusta

Posted on January 13, 2015

During a time when reports of racial conflict have peppered the national news, a recent men’s retreat brought black and white Christians together. Men from Tabernacle Baptist Church, a predominantly black congregation, met with men from mostly white First Presbyterian Church. The event marked another expansion of fellowship between the two Augusta, Georgia congregations, and […]

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High school seniors visit campus for Presidential Scholarship competition

Posted on January 12, 2015

Erskine College welcomed some 90 outstanding high school seniors to the campus Saturday for the first round of this year’s Presidential Scholarship competition. The Presidential Scholarship is named in honor of the 16 presidents who have served Erskine College since the school’s founding in 1839. The scholarship covers tuition, room, board, and fees, minus any state, […]

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Longtime biology professor receives NABT teaching award

Posted on December 12, 2014

Professor Emerita of Biology Dr. Janice Haldeman has been recognized for her contributions to undergraduate biology education by the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT), receiving the Four-Year College & University Section Biology Teaching Award. As an award winner, Haldeman attended the NABT Professional Development Conference in Cleveland Nov. 12-15 and gave a presentation entitled […]

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Erskine students named to ‘Who’s Who’

Posted on December 8, 2014

The names of 24 Erskine College seniors selected as outstanding campus leaders will be included in the 2015 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Campus nominating committees and editors of the annual directory have included the names of these students based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership […]

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Maestro in the making: senior Edison Kang

Posted on November 21, 2014

Senior music major Edison Kang of Whitestone, N.Y., will demonstrate his skills this weekend, first on Friday evening as student conductor for a portion of the Sinfonia and Jazz Band Fall Concert and again on Sunday afternoon as conductor of a recital of choral works he has selected and prepared. Kang has loved music since […]

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Sport management majors tour Fluor Field

Posted on November 14, 2014

During the fall semester, students in Karen Mattison’s Sport Management Senior Seminar have interviewed sport management alumni, written a paper summarizing a sporting event, prepared a flyer promoting the sport management major, discussed how the classes they have taken fulfill Erskine’s mission, and prepared a résumé. They recently took a short trip that inspired them. Erskine College sport […]

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Annual Hymn Sing pairs rich texts with new tunes

Posted on November 11, 2014

Students, alumni, faculty, staff, and visitors from around the Carolinas attended the 7th Annual Hymn Sing Nov. 2. Hosted by Reformed University Fellowship at Erskine, the hymn sing featured Jeremy Cassella and Jason Feller of Indelible Grace, a group of artists which has led a movement to compose new melodies for historic hymns. The early evening event took place […]

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