Archive for September, 2011

New music professor gets a mention in “Mostly Mozart” notes

Posted on September 30, 2011 by

Assistant Professor of Music Mark Nabholz, who joined the Erskine College faculty this fall, is engaged in research on Franz Xaver Süssmayr (1766-1803), the composer who completed the Requiem in D Minor when Mozart died leaving the work unfinished. Erskine’s new choral director is a doctoral candidate at the University of South Carolina and is […]

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We’re back after a longer than intended absence

Posted on September 23, 2011 by

news.erskine.edu (beta) goes live Erskine’s long-running e-newsletter NetNews went offline in the summer of 2011 to undergo an overhaul. Many of our friends and followers have asked what happened and when NetNews will return. Now, news.erskine.edu emerges the new source for news and information about Erskine College. While the intended go-live target to coincide with […]

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Erskine returns to national liberal arts rankings

Posted on September 13, 2011 by

Erskine College is once again listed among National Liberal Arts Colleges in the 2012 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges rankings. For the past several years, Erskine has been placed on the U.S. News list of Regional Colleges (formerly designated Baccalaureate Colleges). Erskine, tied for the 144th spot among National Liberal Arts Colleges with several other schools, […]

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Finality of rule of law distinguishes American system, SC chief justice says

Posted on September 13, 2011 by

Jean Hoefer Toal, chief justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court, spoke to an audience of Erskine College students and faculty as well as members of the wider community Sept. 12. Her address, “Celebrating the U.S. Constitution: A View from the South Carolina Supreme Court,” was delivered in Memorial Hall on the Erskine campus and […]

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Erskine community marks new academic year

Posted on September 8, 2011 by

“Each one of us is a tangled web of life experiences, hopes, dreams, fears, and passions,” Erskine College and Seminary President Dr. David Norman told assembled students, professors, staff members and guests at the school’s Formal Opening Convocation Sept. 8. “But God has called us to be here, right now, together.” Norman spoke during the […]

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With a little help, freshmen make themselves at home

Posted on September 1, 2011 by

Nearly 100 volunteers assisted Erskine College freshmen as they arrived on campus with their families Aug. 26 to begin several days of orientation before classes began. “It’s a glimpse of what makes Erskine so special when you see the looks on the faces of freshmen and their parents as their cars are swarmed by students, […]

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