Archive for October, 2012

Alumna awarded Merck Fellowship

Posted on October 31, 2012 by

April Clayton ’08, currently a graduate student at Johns Hopkins University, recently received one of only a dozen Graduate Science Research Dissertation Fellowships awarded this year by UNCF/Merck Science Initiative (UMSI). UMSI is a partnership of UNCF (United Negro College Fund) and Merck, a global healthcare company. April is one of 37 African-American students awarded […]

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Inaugural B.B. Warfield Lectures set for Nov. 2-3 in Columbia

Posted on October 29, 2012 by

The inaugural B.B. Warfield Lectures, presented by Erskine Theological Seminary (Columbia Campus) and First Presbyterian Church of Columbia, S.C., will be delivered by Dr. Mark Ross Friday, Nov. 2, and Saturday, Nov. 3 in Jackson Hall at First Presbyterian Church. Focusing on the Person of Christ, the lectures have been given the overall title “‘Who […]

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Students gain membership in Garnet Circle

Posted on October 29, 2012 by

Erskine College has announced the names of the 2012 Garnet Circle members. The Garnet Circle at Erskine College consists of the 25 currently enrolled students who made the highest scholastic average during the previous academic year. Because of ties in scholastic averages, this year’s list exceeds 25. The students, in alphabetical order, are:   Michelle […]

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Art professor’s work on display through end of semester

Posted on October 26, 2012 by

“Potpourri,” an exhibit of work by Assistant Professor of Art Sharon Linnehan, opened in the Bowie Arts Center  Oct. 26. Bowie Arts Center hours are 2-4 p.m. Sunday through Thursday when Erskine College is in session. Admission is free and the exhibit will run through the end of the fall semester. The Bowie Arts Center […]

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Honor societies welcome new members

Posted on October 23, 2012 by

Twenty-one outstanding students were honored in a campus ceremony Saturday as the Erskine College chapters of both Alpha Chi National College Honor Society (Alpha Chi) and Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society (ODK) inducted new members. Students selected for membership in the SC-Iota Chapter of Alpha Chi this year included seniors Kelley Griffin of Greenville, […]

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Choral Concert Oct. 26 features modern premiere of Latin motet

Posted on October 23, 2012 by

The Music Department of Erskine College will present the Choraleers, Chamber Singers, Women’s Chorale, and Fleetones, directed by Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Mark Nabholz, in their Fall Choral Concert Friday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. The concert will feature both sacred and secular music. Admission is free and the public is […]

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Campus ministry in full swing for fall

Posted on October 18, 2012 by

Chaplain Paul Patrick and interns Zack and Elly Keuthan are keeping students active and engaged this semester as they lead Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) Campus Ministry at Erskine. In September, some 30 Erskine students attended the Southeastern Fall RUF Conference at Camp Greystone in Tuxedo, North Carolina, where they heard from Brent Harriman, former RUF […]

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Alumna drawn to ‘plight of the vulnerable’ wherever she goes

Posted on October 12, 2012 by

René Marshall Haile, a 2005 graduate of Erskine College, completed a major in Bible and religion as well as a second major in mathematics, a puzzling combination to some. But Haile has gone places with that double major. “One wouldn’t think that math and biblical studies go hand in hand, but I thoroughly enjoyed both […]

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Speakers challenge community as THRIVE initiative continues

Posted on October 4, 2012 by

Two recent guest speakers at Erskine College highlighted the focus on human flourishing that is part of THRIVE, Erskine President Dr. David Norman’s “Presidential Initiative for Human Restoration.” Dr. Steven Garber, founder of the Washington Institute on Faith, Vocation and Culture, spoke about “The Role Work Plays in Worship” at a THRIVE convocation Sept. 20, […]

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