Erskine represented at SCICU Day in Columbia

Posted on April 16, 2014

Three Erskine College students, together with a member of the administration, were among more than 100 students and staff members from member schools of the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) visiting the State House in Columbia April 9. Vice President for Communications Cliff Smith led the Erskine group, which included  Anna Bell, a […]

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Men’s Volleyball combines success with service

Posted on April 15, 2014

Fresh from hosting its first-ever conference championship tournament game and scoring a victory over Barton College, the Erskine Men’s Volleyball team, winner of the Conference Carolinas Regular Season Championship, prepares to host the University of Mount Olive April 16, vying for first place in the Conference Carolinas Championship Tournament. In addition to its winning performance […]

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Erskine business students keep moving, keep learning

Posted on April 10, 2014

Assistant Professor of Business Karen Mattison has kept her students moving this year, on the Erskine College campus and beyond. Highlights of the fall semester for students included using their business skills in a service project for Anderson Interfaith Ministries (AIM) and attending the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) 14th Annual Student Leadership Conference in Charlotte. […]

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Flying Fleet women meet pen pals

Posted on April 2, 2014

The Erskine Women’s Tennis Team traveled to Hilton Head in March for an exciting spring break trip, playing against several other college teams and defeating Tiffin University (Ohio) and Slippery Rock University. But for sophomore Sarah McDonald and her teammates, a practice session in Walterboro during the trip was also a thrilling experience. It was there, […]

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Alumni couple prepares for service with Greater Europe Mission

Posted on April 1, 2014

Tina and Jodie Gaston report that they have been accepted as missionaries with Greater Europe Mission (GEM) and hope to serve with church planters in England following a time of intercultural training in Canada this summer. Tina, a 1999 Erskine College sports medicine graduate, said she and husband Jodie, a pastor and 2003 Erskine Seminary […]

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Alumna Beth Tuten named Teacher of the Year finalist

Posted on March 18, 2014

Beth Tuten, a 1996 graduate of Erskine College and a board-certified special education teacher, is one of five finalists for South Carolina Teacher of the Year announced by State Superintendent of Education Dr. Mick Zais March 4. “They have been chosen from among nearly 50,000 classroom teachers and are being recognized for their hard work […]

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Women students honored as Due West AAUW celebrates 55th anniversary

Posted on March 12, 2014

The Due West Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) recognized 32 outstanding young women from Erskine College and Abbeville County high schools March 10 at the 55th Annual Student Recognition Dinner in the Bell Conference Room of Watkins Student Center on the Erskine campus. The Due West Branch celebrated its 55th anniversary […]

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Actress Millie Ballinger ’48 honored at reception Friday

Posted on March 10, 2014

Actress Millie Ballinger, a member of the Erskine College Class of 1948, was honored March 7 with an exhibit, reception, and ceremony in the Bowie Arts Center. Ballinger, a native of Troy, S.C., who resides in Clemson, has performed in nearly every playhouse and theater in the state, and has also appeared in television and […]

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Hiking through Spain fuels friendships, allows introspection

Posted on March 10, 2014

A hardy group of Erskine College students made new friends, developed new strengths, and gained new insights during a Winter Term travel course in Spain in January. Led by Assistant Professor of Spanish Dr. Michael Burriss, the seven students—Cali Colbert, Sarah DeVos, Jordan Joseph, Kate Keukelaar, Meg Randall, Pete Savarese, and Kathleen Watkins— took a five-week, […]

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