Erskine trustees discuss need for growth

Posted on February 10, 2016

The Erskine College and Theological Seminary Board of Trustees met Thursday, February 4 for the first meeting of the 2016 calendar year, their third of the 2015-16 fiscal year. The board’s deliberations were summarized in a statement provided by Chairman Ron Vigus: Since our last meeting we have celebrated the reaffirmation of our accreditation. God has […]

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Winter Term class hosts social entrepreneurship games

Posted on February 10, 2016

Assistant Professor of Business Administration Karen Mattison’s Winter Term class, “Planning to Make a Difference,” planned and hosted an interactive learning experience focused on social entrepreneurship Jan. 19. The event in Watkins Student Center attracted more than 100 students and faculty members, providing education about what is for some an unfamiliar topic through a variety […]

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Seminary names first Emanuel AME Scholarship recipient

Posted on February 8, 2016

Chaunté McClure, an Erskine Theological Seminary (ETS) student from Britton’s Neck, S.C., has been chosen as the first recipient of the newly established Emanuel AME Church Scholarship at ETS, established in honor of Mother Emanuel AME Church. So far, McClure’s seminary experience has been “a constant juggle,” she said. “Seminary is demanding, and having responsibilities […]

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Moderator urges students to cultivate “a worthy worldview”

Posted on February 4, 2016

The Rev. James Hunt, this year’s moderator of the General Synod of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, spoke to Erskine faculty, staff, and students at the first convocation of the Spring 2016 semester Feb. 2. Directing his remarks especially toward students, he spoke on the topic “A Worthy Worldview,” taking as his text portions of […]

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Beloved former professor and vice president dies

Posted on January 15, 2016

Dr. Joseph T. Stukes, who served as professor of history at Erskine from 1966-74 and vice president for academic affairs from 1966-71, died Tuesday, Jan. 12. A fund establishing the Joseph T. Stukes Lecture Series was established in his honor by students and colleagues, bringing many distinguished historians to speak at Erskine College. Visitation is […]

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Bagpiper returns to Erskine campus to teach

Posted on January 6, 2016

Many alumni, students, and others who spend time on the Erskine College website have seen there an image of alumna Grace Washam playing the bagpipes. Now a visiting instructor of history at Erskine, Grace was a freshman when the photograph was taken from the towers of the Erskine Building, “the highest off the ground that […]

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Student-athlete’s senior thesis published

Posted on January 5, 2016

Erskine College senior Leandro Bolaños Melgar of Peru, a member of the men’s soccer team who is completing a double major in psychology and business administration, has had his senior psychology thesis published in the November 2015 issue of the European Journal of Business and Social Sciences, an internationally refereed scholarly journal published monthly online […]

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Erskine’s accreditation reaffirmed by SACSCOC

Posted on December 8, 2015

Erskine President Dr. Paul Kooistra announced this morning that Erskine College and Seminary has received full reaffirmation of its accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). “This is very good news,” Kooistra said. “We demonstrated our commitment to ensuring Erskine’s long-term financial stability and sustainability, and SACSCOC recognized that.” […]

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Students volunteer with Habitat

Posted on December 3, 2015

The Student Christian Association (SCA) and the leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) offered an opportunity for community service at a Habitat for Humanity building project in Anderson Nov. 19-21. SCA and ODK conducted signups Nov. 9-10 for the event, which assisted a widow, Tyeisha Wright-Charlot, and her daughter. Wright-Charlot moved with her husband […]

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