Erskine’s 175th birthday party draws a crowd to Due West

Posted on October 22, 2014

Alumni, students, families, and friends came together “Under the Towers” of the Erskine Building Saturday, Oct. 18 for Erskine’s 175th anniversary celebration, with food, music, and fun beginning at noon and continuing into the evening. “Erskinefest” included traditional Homecoming and Family Day activities, special displays in Reid Hall by Archivist Edith Brawley ’58, and a […]

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Trip McGill looks back with gratitude

Posted on October 15, 2014

Norman F. “Trip” McGill III, a member of the Erskine College Class of 1982, has commissioned a setting of Psalm 89 in recognition of Erskine’s 175th anniversary. He attributes much of his success in music to the education and opportunities he gained during his four years in Due West. Here, he talks about why he […]

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Warfield Lectures set for Oct. 22

Posted on October 10, 2014

The Third Annual B.B. Warfield Lectures are scheduled for Wednesday evening, Oct. 22, at First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C. Presented by Erskine Theological Seminary and First Presbyterian Church, this year’s lectures will be delivered by Dr. George Robertson, senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Augusta, Ga., who has chosen “The Lord’s Supper” as his theme. […]

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Film celebrating Erskine’s 175th anniversary premieres Oct. 17

Posted on October 8, 2014

The first public screening of “Due West of Ordinary: 175 Years of Erskine College,” a documentary film by Erskine College alumnus Will Frampton, is set for Friday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall at Erskine College. Admission is free, but seating is limited. Please reserve a seat online. Two other showings of the film […]

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RECESS visitors enjoy Erskine for a day

Posted on October 1, 2014

Young adults from the RECESS program at the YMCA in Greenville took a field trip to Erskine College Sept. 26. It was the group’s first trip to the Erskine campus, but they had gotten a taste of the Erskine experience earlier in the year when Assistant Professor of Physical Education Dan Corsi and some of […]

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Upcountry History Museum hosts “Due West of Ordinary” through Oct. 26

Posted on September 30, 2014

An exhibit celebrating Erskine’s 175-year history will be on display at the Upcountry History Museum in Greenville Sept. 27 through Oct. 26. “Due West of Ordinary: Stories from 175 years of Christian Scholarship at Erskine” consists of photos and memorabilia, including display cases highlighting specially selected artifacts from the McCain Library Department of Archives and […]

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Erskine goes to summer camp

Posted on September 26, 2014

Shawn Marler discovered Camp Rockmont during his sophomore year at Erskine College and has continued working at the camp for 10 summers, serving the last three years as assistant director, a full-time position. As a 2007 graduate of the college and a 2011 graduate of the seminary, Shawn was happy to work with a large contingent of […]

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Tom Ervin urges students to get involved

Posted on September 22, 2014

Tom Ervin, an Erskine College alumnus and a candidate for governor of South Carolina, addressed the Erskine community Thursday. “I want to challenge you to get involved,” he told the assembled students. “You are the leaders of the future.” Ervin, a native of Honea Path who graduated cum laude from Erskine College with a degree in […]

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Social Entrepreneurship Retreat draws students and faculty

Posted on September 17, 2014

Erskine’s Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation (SEI) Program hosted retreat sessions for students as well as members of the faculty and staff on the Erskine campus Saturday. Students met in Memorial Hall while faculty and staff members gathered in the Patrick Room of Bowie Divinity Hall for a time of learning, discussion, and planning. Speakers Steve McDavid, president of the […]

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