Class of 2018 greeted by new president

Posted on August 20, 2014

The Class of 2018 came to the Erskine campus Wednesday, just a couple of weeks after the arrival of Erskine’s new president, Dr. Paul Kooistra. Kooistra was on hand to greet the freshmen and their families as they hauled their gear into residence halls—Carnegie for women, Grier for men— with help from staff members and […]

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Kathleen Watkins represents South Carolina at NCWSSL

Posted on August 20, 2014

Psychology major Kathleen Watkins of Greenwood attended the 2014 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) June 5-7 at the University of Maryland in College Park, Md. The Due West Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) nominated Watkins, who was selected from among nominees throughout South Carolina. “It’s the second year […]

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Erskine prepares to welcome new students for Orientation 2014

Posted on August 13, 2014

Erskine College staff and volunteers are busy preparing to offer several days of orientation activities for this year’s freshmen, who will arrive on campus Wednesday, August 20, ready to move into their residence halls and begin their college experience. Trent Payne, who serves as coordinator for student transitions in the Office of Student Services, said […]

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Erskine telescope among exhibits at state museum’s grand opening

Posted on August 11, 2014

The oldest surviving American-made observatory instrument, a telescope made by Henry Fitz for Erskine College in 1849, will be among the items on display at the upcoming grand opening celebration at the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia. The telescope was made just 10 years after the founding of Erskine College,  which is set to celebrate its […]

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La Bohème chorus at Peace Center includes Erskine alumni

Posted on July 30, 2014

Several Erskine alumni will join other talented singers on the stage of the Gunter Theatre at the Peace Center in Greenville beginning July 31 as members of the chorus in the Glow Lyric Theatre production of Puccini’s La Bohème. College graduates Elizabeth De Vault ’11 and Claire Parnell Duffle ’08, sopranos, Aimee Dumouchel Gans ’12, […]

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Erskine welcomes Paul Kooistra as president

Posted on July 18, 2014

The Rev. William S. Cain, chairman of the Erskine Board of Trustees, announced today that Dr. Paul Kooistra of Suwannee, Ga., has been appointed president of Erskine College and Theological Seminary. “I am thrilled to have Dr. Paul Kooistra as president and part of the Erskine family,” Cain said. “He is a time-tested leader who […]

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Student-athletes’ achievements recognized

Posted on July 14, 2014

Two Erskine College athletes, rising senior Ford Blanchard of Orangeburg and 2014 graduate Corin Hallman of Mount Pleasant, have been recognized for their achievements this summer. Blanchard, a member of the Men’s Golf Team, was one of 30 players to qualify for the South Carolina Golf Association’s 83rd Amateur Championship. The SCGA Amateur Championship will […]

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Erskine College Spring 2014 Dean’s List announced

Posted on June 18, 2014

Seventy-three students have been named to the Erskine College Spring 2014 Dean’s List announced by Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Acting President Dr. N. Bradley Christie. The Erskine College dean’s list honors full-time students who earn a GPR of at least 3.80. Students named to the dean’s list were: Michelle Elizabeth Aiken, Waterloo, […]

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Ferguson wins Conference Carolinas award

Posted on June 9, 2014

William “Buddy” Ferguson, who has served as Erskine’s alumni director since 2007, recently gained recognition for his service as a friend and mentor to many students. He has been chosen as the Conference Carolinas Faculty Mentor of the Year and the conference’s nominee for the NCAA Division II Dr. Dave Pariser Faculty Mentor Award, which […]

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