Archive for February, 2013

THRIVE convo hosts seminary alumna, director of Triune Mercy Center

Posted on February 28, 2013 by

Erskine’s fourth THRIVE convocation, Feb. 28 at 11 a.m. in Lesesne Auditorium, will feature 2005 Erskine Seminary graduate Deb Richardson-Moore, pastor/director of Triune Mercy Center in Greenville and author of The Weight of Mercy: A Novice Pastor on the City Streets. Richardson-Moore worked as a journalist before she went to seminary. “I thought my experience with […]

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Johns Hopkins expert on China to speak at Erskine

Posted on February 26, 2013 by

Dr. David Lampton will deliver the Stukes Lecture at Erskine College Monday, March 11, at 3 p.m. in Memorial Auditorium. Admission is free and the public is invited. Convocation credit will be offered for this event. Lampton, who serves as George and Sadie Hyman Professor and Director of China Studies at the Johns Hopkins School […]

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‘God’s Sovereign Providence’ is theme for Board of Trustees meeting

Posted on February 22, 2013 by

The trustees of Erskine College & Theological Seminary met on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 14-15. Chairman David Conner chose “God’s Sovereign Providence” as the theme for the two days of meetings. That theme was referenced in various ways throughout the meetings, as well as in an opening devotional each day. Dr. Jim Meek, dean of […]

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Black History Month address planned for Feb. 21

Posted on February 19, 2013 by

Dr. Alicia Jackson, associate professor of history at Covenant College, will deliver an address in honor of Black History Month this Thursday, Feb. 21, at 11 a.m. in Memorial Hall. Jackson, who received her Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi, has taught a number of courses at Covenant, including African American History Since 1865; American […]

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Dance Marathon ‘Party with a Purpose’ set for Saturday night

Posted on February 15, 2013 by

Dance Marathon, a recently chartered student organization, will host “Party with a Purpose”  Saturday, Feb. 16, from 6 p.m. to midnight in Galloway Center Gym. Registration is $10, and all proceeds will go to the treatment of Children at Greenville Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. To register, donate, or get more information, visit As a warm-up […]

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Alumna to appear on popular game show Feb. 19

Posted on February 14, 2013 by

Susan Elizabeth Turner, a member of the Erskine College Class of 2005, will appear on Wheel of Fortune as a contestant during Pet Lovers Week. The show will air Feb. 19, 2013. Taping of the show took place in November. Turner, who has two dogs, Daisy and Izzy, and a horse, Coal Train, said, “It […]

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ARP Moderator visits Erskine campus

Posted on February 14, 2013 by

Moderator of Synod Dr. Steve Suits addressed the Erskine community at a special chapel session in the Due West Associate Reformed Presbyterian (ARP) Church Feb. 12. Suits, a physician who serves in an urgent care setting, is a father of eight, a former medical officer in the United States Navy, and an active member of […]

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Erskine students shine at Speech and Theatre festival

Posted on February 11, 2013 by

Eight Erskine College students, accompanied by guest director Anna DeVault, attended the South Carolina Speech and Theatre Association (SCSTA) Festival in Easley Feb. 2. Seven of the eight students participated in the competition. “All students who participated did very well in their rounds,” DeVault said. “To go to finals, the top two in each flight/category […]

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Haldeman named Education Conservationist

Posted on February 7, 2013 by

Professor Emerita of Biology Dr. Janice Haldeman was presented with the 2012 South Carolina Wildlife Federation (SCWF) Education Conservationist Award Feb. 1 at a banquet in West Columbia. Nominated for the award by Eva Pratt, a member of the Erskine College Class of 1962, Haldeman said learning that she had been selected “was a great […]

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