Archive for January, 2012

Sophomore takes Christmas break mission trip to Kenya

Posted on January 24, 2012 by

As the fall semester was winding down in December, Erskine College sophomore Katie Putnam was packing up for a medical mission trip to Mwaluphamba, near Kwala, Kenya. Putnam learned about the mission trip from her father, the Rev. Andy Putnam, current moderator of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian (ARP) General Synod, who has participated in several […]

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Fall 2011 Dean’s List announced

Posted on January 20, 2012 by

Eighty-nine students have been named to the Erskine College Fall 2011 Dean’s List announced by Interim Vice President and Dean of the College Dr. Brad 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, S.C. •Holly […]

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Alumni featured in “DG Story”

Posted on January 13, 2012 by

You wouldn’t expect to see anything about Due West or Erskine College or Covenant Way Retirement Community in the monthly news publication of Tennessee-based corporation Dollar General. Nevertheless, in a photo on page 7 of the January 2012 issue of “DG Story” is the smiling face of Covenant Way resident Winnie Phillips, a member of […]

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Erskine to celebrate MLK Day Jan. 16

Posted on January 9, 2012 by

Martin Luther King Day will be celebrated at Erskine College and Theological Seminary with a special program in Bowie Chapel on the seminary campus Monday, Jan. 16, at 11:30 a.m. Admission is free and the public is welcome. This year’s featured speaker will be Dr. Montrio Belton, Sr., who recently joined the staff of South […]

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Stowes sell Christmas trees and more at family farm

Posted on January 2, 2012 by

“How ‘ya gonna keep ‘em down on the farm,/ After they’ve seen Paree?” That’s the question posed in a popular World War I-era song, reflecting America’s shift from rural to urban life. Just a few years after the 1919 publication of that song, Tim Stowe’s grandparents, Christy and Emma Stowe, bucked the trend and started […]

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Erskine Music Department to stage ‘Amahl and the Night Visitors’ Jan. 6-7

Posted on January 2, 2012 by

The Erskine Department of Music will present two performances of Gian-Carlo Menotti’s Epiphany opera Amahl and the Night Visitors Friday, Jan. 6, and Saturday, Jan. 7. Both performances are set for 8 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the Erskine College campus. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Menotti is a composer and librettist […]

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