Archive for April, 2012

Faculty and staff members honored at banquet

Posted on April 27, 2012 by

Erskine College and Seminary faculty and staff members were honored April 17 at the 5th Annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Banquet in Moffatt Dining Hall. One retiring staff member and two retiring professors were also recognized. Greg Haselden, vice president for finance and operations, served as master of ceremonies for the evening. Erskine President Dr. […]

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Chronicler of social entrepreneurship speaks to Erskine audience

Posted on April 25, 2012 by

David Bornstein, self-described “solutions journalist,” addressed an Erskine audience April 19 in one of a series of THRIVE convocations centered around Erskine President Dr. David Norman’s “Presidential Initiative for Human Restoration.” Bornstein writes the “Fixes” column for the New York Times and is the founder of, a site focused on social problem solving. He […]

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Darlington Cup remains with Euphemians

Posted on April 20, 2012 by

A large crowd of students, faculty and staff members, and guests gathered in Memorial Hall to witness the Darlington Cup Debate Wednesday evening, with the Euphemian Literary Society declared the winner over the Philomathean Literary Society. The stated proposition for debate was: “Resolved: that government assistance programs contribute to a culture of dependency which undermines […]

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Erskine music professor honored by SCICU

Posted on April 18, 2012 by

Erskine College Associate Professor of Music Dr. James Brooks Kuykendall has received a 2012 Excellence in Teaching Award from South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU). SCICU President and CEO Mike LeFever announced the awards at a ceremony April 10. A member of the faculty from each of 20 institutions belonging to SCICU is nominated […]

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Erskine team excels in 2012 SIFE USA Regional Competition

Posted on April 11, 2012 by

Representatives from the Erskine College Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team attended the SIFE USA Regional Competition in Charlotte March 27 and came home with a win. Teams at the regional competition are divided into leagues, with approximately five to seven teams per league. The Erskine group was named a League 3 champion, qualifying for […]

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Philomeleans mark Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Posted on April 10, 2012 by

For the seventh consecutive year, the Philomelean Literary Society at Erskine College, better known as the Philo Women, are joining with the Sexual Trauma & Counseling Center in Greenwood to spotlight Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) with several April events. The Philo Women hosted a “Sexual Assault Awareness Table” April 9 at the volleyball game […]

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Os Guinness offers ‘vision of a civil public square’

Posted on April 5, 2012 by

Writer and social critic Os Guinness spoke to an Erskine audience on “How to be Civil without Compromising Strong Beliefs” in Lesesne Auditorium March 27, declaring that “the vision of a civil public square is the only one in which all are free to be fulfilled.” As he described the cultural climate of the 21st […]

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Students receive awards at AAUW banquet

Posted on April 3, 2012 by

The Due West Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) recognized 32 outstanding young women from Erskine College and Abbeville County high schools March 13 at the 53rd Annual Student Recognition Dinner in the Bell Conference Room on the Erskine campus. The Rev. Dr. Jeri Parris Perkins,  dean of religious life at Presbyterian […]

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