Archive for October, 2011

Shelbee Cupp receives Sterling Scholarship

Posted on October 27, 2011 by

Erskine College junior Shelbee Cupp, daughter of Richard and Tammy Cupp of Manning, has been selected to receive the Sterling L. Smith Scholarship for 2011-12. The award is presented annually by the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) to a student who qualifies for a Higher Education Tuition Grant and includes a $1,000 scholarship. […]

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Erskine students hunt “zombie ants” with Penn State team

Posted on October 27, 2011 by

“Due West, Home of Erskine College…and Zombie Ants” is not a description that either the town or the college might be eager to embrace. But the presence of “zombie ants” represents at least a small claim to fame and has led to some scientific fun, as Erskine students and faculty members discovered recently when they assisted […]

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Graduate goes to Glasgow for veterinary studies

Posted on October 13, 2011 by

Alex Andryszak, a 2010 graduate of Erskine College and until a couple of months ago an admissions counselor at his alma mater, has packed up and moved to Scotland, where he is studying veterinary medicine at the University of Glasgow. “I applied last October and was invited for an interview in Boston in February 8th,” […]

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Erskine instructor’s fascination with Spain chronicled

Posted on October 13, 2011 by

Originally posted at IndependentMail.com Sept. 25th Visiting Instructor of Spanish Michael Burriss, a 2006 graduate of Erskine College, was profiled recently in the Anderson Independent Mail.  Michael Burriss had no idea when he signed up for an after-school class at Belton Middle School that it would lead to the first love of his life: Spain. […]

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Silent Auction success caps Family Day fun

Posted on October 13, 2011 by

More than 500 people celebrated Family Day on the Erskine College campus Oct. 1, with students and their families joining faculty and staff members for the festivities. The Silent Auction, hosted annually by the Parent Advisory Council (PAC) as part of Family Day activities, netted $4,000 this year, Director of Career Services Dusty New said. […]

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Columbine survivor recalls encounter with evil

Posted on October 5, 2011 by

Evan Todd, a survivor of the 1999 Columbine High School massacre near Littleton, Colorado, offered his perspective on the event and its aftermath when he spoke at Erskine College Thursday. Invited to the campus in conjunction with the Erskine Seminar reading for freshmen, Dave Cullen’s Columbine, Todd addressed students and faculty at convocation and met […]

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