Erskine students attend Alpha Chi Convention in Chicago

Posted on March 31, 2015

Six Erskine College students, accompanied by Professor of Music Dr. J. Brooks Kuykendall, traveled to Chicago for the Alpha Chi National Convention March 19-21. Seniors Derrick Brown of Anderson, Kate Macsay of Greenville, and Rachel Talbot of Rock Hill, along with juniors Christina Holbrooks of Mooresville, N.C., Jennifer Jennings of Greenwood, and Kate Keukelaar of […]

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Women students honored by AAUW

Posted on March 26, 2015

The privilege of education was the topic Tuesday evening when the Due West Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) recognized 34 outstanding young women from Erskine College and Abbeville County high schools March 24 at the 56th Annual Student Recognition Dinner in the Bell Conference Room of Watkins Student Center on the […]

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Greenwood educator speaks at Women’s Leadership Gathering

Posted on March 26, 2015

The third Women’s Leadership Gathering celebrating Women’s History Month at Erskine was led March 24 by Greenwood District 50 Director for Secondary Education Dr. Beth Larkin Taylor ’78. She told students, “I came from poverty and I came from divorce.” Coming from that background “gave me the grit and tenacity to go after what I […]

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CMC ‘Holotour’ presents free concert Thursday evening

Posted on March 24, 2015

The Contemporary Music Center’s “Holotour” stops by Erskine College Thursday, March 26, to offer a free concert at 7:30 p.m. in Lesesne Auditorium. Located in Nashville, Tenn.,  the Contemporary Music Center (CMC) provides an off-campus study program for more than 100 Council of Christian Colleges and Universities member schools, including Erskine College. One of  CCCU’s […]

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Student organizations offer “Paint-a-Pollock” on the Mall

Posted on March 19, 2015

The Philos joined with the Erskine Entertainment Board to sponsor a Jackson Pollock-style “drip art” session on the Erskine Mall Tuesday afternoon, celebrating St. Patrick’s Day and the approach of spring in colorful style. “Paint-a-Pollock” was hosted by the Visual Art Society of Erskine (VASE). Each student who participated received a free t-shirt to decorate. […]

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Newberry attorney addresses Women’s Leadership Gathering

Posted on March 13, 2015

The second Women’s Leadership Gathering celebrating Women’s History Month at Erskine was led by Newberry attorney and Erskine trustee Lisa Robinson Senn ’81 Tuesday, March 10. “I really like the way that Mrs. Senn encouraged us to deal with misogyny,” freshman Rebecca Reiter of Anderson said. “Rather than using forceful words or witty arguments to […]

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Erskine Seminary announces Third Annual Girardeau Lectures now online

Posted on March 13, 2015

The Third Annual Girardeau Lectures, given March 11-12 by the Rev. Leon Brown, pastor of Crown and Joy Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Richmond, Virginia, are now available online in an audio format. Brown’s lectures were entitled “The Great Commission: ‘Don’t Forsake the Context’” and “The New Covenant: Three Words Make the Difference.” Erskine Theological Seminary […]

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For Tripp Boykin, Erskine is ‘a living entity’

Posted on March 5, 2015

Tripp Boykin, English teacher and assistant headmaster at Laurence Manning Academy (LMA) in Manning, S.C., and a member of the Erskine College Class of 1992, says of his alma mater, “Erskine is not buildings, degrees, and logos—it is a living entity that does not stop living when we all graduate and move on.”   Sharing […]

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Alumnae set to speak at Women’s Leadership Gatherings

Posted on March 3, 2015

Mary Alex Senn Kopp ’11, who majored in Visual Art and now serves as Tourism and Events Coordinator for the City of Newberry, S.C., spoke Tuesday at the first of several Women’s Leadership Gatherings celebrating Women’s History Month. “Being a woman in leadership means being strong and capable,” she told her audience in the Living […]

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