Church planting’s gospel impact takes time, graduate says

Posted on December 6, 2017

The Rev. Brooks Pipher is a Church Planting Explorer with the Florida Presbytery of the ARP Church. He graduated from Erskine Theological Seminary in 2014 with a Master of Divinity degree. He previously interned at Christ Community Church in Ruskin, Fla. At the time of this interview, Pipher and his wife Amanda resided in downtown […]

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Erskine chapter honored by American Chemical Society

Posted on December 4, 2017

The Erskine College student chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has been named an “Outstanding” chapter for the 2016-17 academic year. More than 400 student chapter activity reports were submitted to ACS for the year, and from among these the ACS Committee on Education presented just 52 outstanding awards, along with 114 commendable and […]

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Erskine makes strong showing at student legislature

Posted on November 30, 2017

A seven-member Erskine College delegation attended this year’s South Carolina Student Legislature (SCSL) in October. Delegation Chair Logan Franks, a junior from Anderson majoring in political science, said the Erskine group “proved to be a strong force at this year’s fall session.” All bills submitted by the Erskine delegation passed in both the House of […]

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‘An Erskine Christmas’ planned for Friday and Saturday

Posted on November 28, 2017

The Choraleers, Chamber Singers, and Bella Voce will present “An Erskine Christmas” Friday, Dec. 1, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 2, at 6 p.m. Both performances will be given in Memorial Hall, and convocation credit will be offered to Erskine students who attend. The free concert will focus on traditional Christmas music. Assistant Professor […]

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Rachel Wittig receives Ruth Kelly Scholarship

Posted on November 27, 2017

Erskine College senior Rachel Wittig of Fayetteville, N.C. received the Ruth Kelly Scholarship from Mental Health America (MHA) of Abbeville County Nov. 16, during the 55th annual Abbeville Mental Health Banquet in Erskine’s Moffatt Dining Hall. The scholarship is given annually to an outstanding Erskine senior for “excellence in a field leading to a career […]

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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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