Archive for December, 2011

Business students work to “Can Hunger”

Posted on December 15, 2011 by

  Erskine College Assistant Professor of Business Administration Tracy McCurry reports that the 25 students in her “Introduction to Business” class collected more than 5,574 pounds of non-perishable food items for donation during the fall semester. McCurry said the food is being given to several groups, including Meals on Wheels in Anderson; the Greenwood Food […]

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Palecek receives ‘Women Extraordinaire’ award

Posted on December 15, 2011 by

Attorney Diana Palecek of Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP, a 1989 graduate of Erskine College, is a 2011 recipient of the Charlotte Business Leader’s “Women Extraordinaire” award. The “Women Extraordinaire” award honors candidates who have demonstrated significant business achievement and community involvement. The Charlotte Business Leader recognizes 25 businesswomen and one lifetime achievement award winner each year. […]

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Alpha Chi welcomes new members

Posted on December 8, 2011 by

The South Carolina-Iota Chapter of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society inducted 10 new members at Erskine College  Saturday. Founded in 1922, Alpha Chi admits students from all academic disciplines. Membership is limited to the top 10 percent of an institution’s juniors, seniors and graduate students. Alpha Chi’s purpose is “to promote academic excellence and exemplary […]

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Ten students inducted into leadership honor society

Posted on December 8, 2011 by

The Erskine College chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), the National Leadership Honor Society, inducted 10 new student members and one new faculty member Saturday. Founded at Washington and Lee University, ODK recognizes and encourages achievement in scholarship, athletics, campus and community service, social and religious activities, campus government, journalism, speech, and the creative and […]

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Young alumnae join dragon boat team

Posted on December 7, 2011 by

Erskine College graduates Millie Hodge Runyon ’02 and Meghan Hunt ’08 plied their paddles as members of the Green Dragons, one of some 50 teams made up of cancer survivors and their supporters in the Charleston Dragon Boat Festival earlier this year. Runyon is a registered nurse who learned about the Dragon Boat event when […]

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Erskine students selected for “Who’s Who”

Posted on December 7, 2011 by

The 2011 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges will include the names of 25 seniors from Erskine College who have been selected as outstanding campus leaders. Campus nominating committees and editors of the annual directory have included the names of these students based on their academic achievement, service to the […]

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Alumna’s career spans 20 years in Met chorus

Posted on December 1, 2011 by

Judy Parker, a 1971 graduate of Erskine College, grew up in Anderson, South Carolina, but settled in New York City. She spent 20 consecutive years in the Metropolitan Opera’s “extra” chorus and has used her musical talents and other skills to make a living in one of the largest and most exciting cities in the […]

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