Archive for March, 2013

Tillary Blackman receives Ruth Kelly Scholarship

Posted on March 21, 2013 by

Mental Health America-Abbeville County awarded the 2012-13 Ruth Kelly Scholarship to Erskine College senior Tillary Blackman Feb. 7 at the 50th anniversary Mental Health America Banquet, held in the Founders Room of Moffatt Dining Hall. Professor of Psychology Dr. Stephen Sniteman presented the award to Blackman. The scholarship is given annually to an outstanding Erskine […]

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China’s success spawns problems, offers challenges

Posted on March 15, 2013 by

Dr. David Lampton, George and Sadie Hyman Professor and Director of China Studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, delivered this year’s Stukes Lecture March 11, speaking on “Chinese and American Power in the 21st Century.” Lampton, who attributes his lifelong interest in China to “a great high school teacher,” described contemporary […]

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Student photography exhibit runs through April 1

Posted on March 14, 2013 by

A reception honoring contributors to a digital photography exhibit in the Bowie Arts Center is planned for Tuesday, March 19, from 2 to 4 p.m. Convocation credit will be offered for this event. Works by students from Erskine College, under the direction of Erskine’s Adjunct Instructor of Art Grace Contreras, as well as students from […]

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Young women from Erskine and area high schools receive AAUW awards

Posted on March 13, 2013 by

The Due West Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) honored 32 outstanding young women from Erskine College and Abbeville County high schools March 11 at the 54th Annual Student Recognition Dinner in the Bell Conference Room on the Erskine campus. Vice President for Student Services Dr. Robyn Agnew, a member of the […]

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Seminary alumna feels ‘weight of mercy’ in Greenville’s homeless triangle

Posted on March 6, 2013 by

The “weight of mercy,” however heavy on a given day, is the subject of Deb Richardson-Moore’s recently published memoir, The Weight of Mercy: A Novice Pastor on the City Streets, chronicling her ministry at Triune Mercy Center in Greenville. She was the featured speaker Feb. 28 at Erskine’s fourth THRIVE convocation of the academic year. […]

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History majors take top honors at regional conference

Posted on March 5, 2013 by

Erskine College swept two of the top three honors for best paper at the Georgia Regional Phi Alpha Theta (PAT) Meeting Feb. 23 at LaGrange College, LaGrange, Ga. Three senior history majors, members of the Erskine College chapter of the history honor society Phi Alpha Theta, attended the meeting and presented papers. They were accompanied […]

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‘RecycleMania’ competition under way

Posted on March 5, 2013 by

Erskine College is participating in “RecycleMania,” an eight-week program running through March 30 designed to promote recycling on college campuses. During this friendly competition, colleges across the United States and Canada report the amounts of recycling and trash collected each week and are ranked in such categories as recycling the most per capita; recycling rate […]

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Leipzig Quartet to perform March 12

Posted on March 4, 2013 by

The Leipzig Quartet will offer a concert at Erskine College Tuesday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Admission is $5, free with Erskine I.D. Convocation credit will be offered. The program features music by Mozart, Puccini, Wagner, and Schumann. Since its founding in 1988, the Leipzig String Quartet has garnered the attention of […]

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