Amazingly active alumnus caps 100th birthday by zip-lining

Posted on November 19, 2018

Congratulations to Robert W. Miller of Kingsport, Tennessee, a member of the Erskine College Class of 1938, on a fantastic 100th birthday celebration and a great honor bestowed by his hometown. Miller has “pursued all types of athletics, from paragliding to hot air balloons to powered parachutes,” according to a certificate—issued by the City of […]

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The tradition continues: a brief history of football at Erskine

Posted on November 15, 2018

The following account was contributed by Richard Haldeman, an honorary alumnus and member of the Flying Fleet Hall of Fame. He retired as public relations director at Erskine following a 34-year career and continues to offer dedicated service to Erskine, Due West, and the larger community. Erskine College came late to football, playing its first […]

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Erskine College names first head football coach since 1951

Posted on November 15, 2018

Director of Athletics Mark Peeler has announced the appointment of A. Shapleigh ‘Shap’ Boyd as the Flying Fleet’s first football coach since 1951. “This process started with us searching for the best Christian leader we could find to develop student athletes and a new football program from the ground up. We are confident Shap is […]

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Summer in Big Sky Country was a stretch for seniors

Posted on November 5, 2018

From the Lat45 Adventure Ministries website: Lat45’s philosophy is that getting kids out of their normal environment, and away from all the modern conveniences of life, will allow them to be more open to receive the good news God has given everyone. Participants will be challenged physically, mentally, and spiritually. They will also develop an […]

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Honor societies meet to induct new members

Posted on November 2, 2018

The Erskine College chapters of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society (Alpha Chi) and Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society (ODK) inducted new members in a ceremony Oct. 28 in the Founders Room of Moffatt Dining Hall. Students selected for membership in the SC-Iota Chapter of Alpha Chi this year were, from the college, […]

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Erskine RUF hymn sing event draws more than 300

Posted on October 30, 2018

A large crowd gathered outside Due West Sunday to enjoy a mild fall evening, a catered barbecue and chicken supper from Skinner’s, and the music of Jeremy Casella and Emily Deloach of Indelible Grace at this year’s RUF Erskine Barbecue and Hymn Sing. Erskine students, prospective students, faculty and staff members, and alumni were joined […]

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‘Halloween Extravaganza’ planned for Oct. 31

Posted on October 29, 2018

An evening of musical entertainment featuring the voices of the Choraleers, Chamber Singers, and Bella Voce, along with the instrumental offerings of Sinfonia and Jazz Band, will provide fun for all when the Erskine College Department of Music presents “The Frequently Annual Halloween Extravaganza” Wednesday, Oct. 31, beginning at 9 p.m. in Memorial Hall. All […]

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‘God was chipping away at me’ for years, Irvin says

Posted on October 29, 2018

Erskine’s Director of Advancement Mike Irvin told a chapel audience last week that as he and his wife headed toward the reception after their wedding ceremony in 1978, he turned to her and said, “This is probably the last time you’ll ever see me in church.” Fast-forwarding to August 13, 2017, Irvin said that on […]

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Garnet Circle members announced

Posted on October 26, 2018

Erskine College has released the names of the 2018 Garnet Circle members. The Garnet Circle at Erskine College consists of the 25 currently enrolled students who achieved the highest scholastic average during the previous academic year. The students named, in alphabetical order, are: Gary Legaspi Aromin, Tamuning, Guam Andrea Ann Bannister, Honea Path, S.C. Rachel […]

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