Garnet Circle members announced

Posted on November 17, 2017

Erskine College Provost Dr. John Basie has released the names of the 2017 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: Sarah Renee Ashbrook, Bloomingdale, Ga. Rachel Gayle Berkey, […]

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Thanksgiving Day community meal marks 15th year in Due West

Posted on November 16, 2017

The 15th Annual Community-Wide Thanksgiving Dinner in Due West is set for 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 23 in Moffatt Dining Hall on the Erskine College campus. Assistant Professor of English Shane Bradley said members of the Erskine community, including students who will be on campus Thanksgiving Day, are invited to participate in this […]

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ATSO volunteers work with church members to fight hunger

Posted on November 10, 2017

Members of the Erskine College Athletic Training Students Organization (ATSO) volunteered Nov. 4 at Covenant Baptist Church in Anderson, assisting church members with preparing food for distribution in the community. “They packed macaroni and cheese meals and oatmeal,” ATSO President Megan Moore said. “In two hours they packed more than 1,500 meals.” Moore, a senior […]

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Students assist with ‘Senior Wish’ program at retirement center

Posted on November 8, 2017

Erskine College student volunteers recently helped to present an “Aloha Luau” at The Renaissance, a retirement community in Due West. Senior Rachel Wittig, a psychology major from Fort Houston, Texas, served as coordinator, recruiting students to work with her. Melanie Marr, activities director at The Renaissance, said the luau celebration was part of the Senior […]

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Exhibit of gems and minerals opens Saturday

Posted on November 2, 2017

Erskine’s Bowie Arts Center will host the Upper Abbeville Gem and Mineral Exhibit beginning Saturday, Nov. 4 at 10 a.m. At the exhibit opening Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., mine owners from Due West and the surrounding area will be on hand to answer questions. In a brochure about the exhibit, an explanation […]

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Covington and Smith crowned at homecoming

Posted on November 1, 2017

Seniors Hunter Covington, a Bible and religion major from Rock Hill, and Raven Smith, a special education major from Irmo, were crowned homecoming king and queen Oct. 28 during halftime of the men’s soccer match against Limestone College. Other members of the homecoming court included Tanner Frye of Spartanburg and Hope Peeler of Due West, […]

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Jazz pianist to perform in Memorial Saturday

Posted on October 30, 2017

The Erskine College Department of Music will welcome Deanna Witkowski, pianist, composer, and arranger, to the Erskine campus later this week. She will present a concert Saturday, Nov. 4, at 2:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. This event is free and open to the public. Convocation credit will be offered to Erskine students who attend. Terry […]

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Former intern returns to Erskine as chapel speaker

Posted on October 25, 2017

The Rev. Cam Smith, who spoke at an Erskine chapel service Oct. 24 in the Due West ARP Church, is not an Erskine graduate, but his connection to Erskine began when he was a student at Penn State University and continued through his participation in a spring break ministry project at Erskine, a two-year internship […]

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‘For The Kids’ presents ‘Miracle Week’ at Erskine

Posted on October 23, 2017

In a lead-up to “Miracle Week” on campus Oct. 23-27, the Erskine College student chapter of “For the Kids” (FTK) welcomed two guests at a convocation Oct. 19 to speak about the charitable cause supported by FTK— the work of the Greenville Children’s Hospital, part of the Greenville Health System and of the Children’s Miracle […]

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