Archive for September, 2012

Andy Jones of Chalmers Center to speak at chapel Tuesday

Posted on September 28, 2012 by

The Rev. Andy Jones, director of stewardship development at the Chalmers Center for Economic Development, will speak at an Erskine chapel program Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 11 a.m. in the Due West ARP Church. Founded in 1999, the Chalmers Center began at Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Ga., the college of the Presbyterian Church in […]

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‘Wisdom’ is the theme as women ‘Sign the Book’

Posted on September 25, 2012 by

Freshman women followed an 89-year-old Erskine tradition as they participated in the annual Signing of the Book ceremony in the Bowie Arts Center Aug. 29. They recited the school’s honor pledge and added their signatures to a book signed by generations of students who preceded them. Guest speaker Sharon Bell Griffin ’81, mother of freshman […]

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South Carolina needs new constitution, Sheheen says

Posted on September 25, 2012 by

State Sen. Vincent Sheheen addressed Erskine students and faculty as well as members of the Due West community Sept. 18 at a special “Constitutional Convocation” in observance of Constitution Day, which commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787. His topic was “The U.S. Constitution: A View from the South Carolina State Legislature.” […]

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Formal Opening brings community together

Posted on September 11, 2012 by

Erskine College and Seminary President Dr. David Norman focused on the importance of building community in an address entitled “Human Flourishing” delivered to students, professors, staff members and guests at the school’s Formal Opening Convocation Thursday, Sept. 6, in the Due West Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. Noting that “what we often call ‘breaking the ice’ […]

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William Chambers “Red” Myers dies at 86

Posted on September 6, 2012 by

Visitation will be  at Harley Funeral Home in Greenwood from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, September 8, with burial services to follow at 3 p.m. in the Due West ARP Church Cemetery. Richard Haldeman, who served as public relations director at Erskine College for many years, submitted the following tribute to “Red” Myers. William Chambers “Red” […]

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Erskine rises in Forbes rankings

Posted on September 4, 2012 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary has moved up in Forbes’ America’s Top Colleges list from its 2011 ranking of 286 to 137 this year. Fourth among schools in South Carolina, besting both Clemson University (218) and the University of South Carolina (344), Erskine is third among the ranked member schools in the Council for Christian […]

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