Archive for March, 2012

Trustee delivers 2012 Cardwell Lecture

Posted on March 29, 2012 by

    Lisa Robinson Senn, a member of the Erskine College Class of 1981, delivered this year’s Frances Cardwell Lecture in Lesesne Auditorium March 15, describing some of her early experiences as an attorney and offering advice to students as they begin making their way in the world. Senn practices law in Newberry and serves […]

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Top scholarships awarded at Erskine College

Posted on March 22, 2012 by

Margaret Vaughan Randall of Greenwood, S.C., a senior at Greenwood High School, has been chosen to receive the Erskine College Presidential Scholarship, a full award covering tuition, room, board and fees. The Erskine admissions team surprised Randall at her school, where family members, including her parents, Randy and Angie Randall, grandparents, and brother Thomas, a […]

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Three Erskine students among 24 presenters at SCICU symposium

Posted on March 8, 2012 by

Erskine College seniors Randy Hudson, Portia Thomas and Emily Wentzky each made presentations Feb. 17 at the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) Undergraduate Student/Faculty Research Program Symposium at the BMW Zentrum Visitors Center. Hudson, a special education major from Lincolnton, N.C., gave an oral presentation titled “Making the Leap: Assessing the Components of […]

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Husband-and-wife history team take sabbatical in China

Posted on March 8, 2012 by

Erskine’s McDonald-Boswell Professor of History Dr. David Grier and Professor of History Dr. Sandra Chaney are spending their sabbatical in China. Husband and wife are splitting a full-time teaching position at Sias International University, a private American-style institution in Xinzheng, Henan Province, founded in 1998 and now boasting an enrollment of more than 22,000 students. “Last […]

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Erskine welcomes Presidential Scholarship candidates

Posted on March 5, 2012 by

Twenty-four bright young high school students came to the Erskine College campus March 2-3 for the finals of this year’s Presidential Scholarship competition. In order to be chosen as finalists, students must have attained a minimum 3.5 GPA as well as a score of at least 1100 on the SAT or 27 on the ACT. […]

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