Archive for April, 2013

Former president and first lady receive top award at Alumni Day

Posted on April 30, 2013 by

  Dr. Randall T. Ruble ’58 and Molly Grant Ruble ’60 of Due West, former president and first lady of Erskine College and Seminary, received the Alumni Distinguished Service Award as part of Alumni Weekend activities at Erskine College and Seminary April 27. Awards were presented to alumni and friends at a meeting led by […]

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Erskine President Dr. David Norman resigns

Posted on April 25, 2013 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary President Dr. David Norman, who took office in 2010, has announced his resignation. The Erskine Board of Trustees issued the following statement today. The Executive Committee of Erskine College and Theological Seminary’s Board of Trustees has accepted Dr. David Norman’s resignation as President. Dr. Norman has provided a letter to […]

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Honor society chapter shines spotlight on English majors

Posted on April 24, 2013 by

The Erskine College Xi Phi Chapter of the English honor society Sigma Tau Delta, installed at Erskine in 1987, has been especially active this spring. Three of its members made presentations at the society’s 2013 International Convention in Portland, Oregon, March 20-23, and 10 new members were honored at an induction ceremony and dinner April […]

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Politics professor receives SCICU award

Posted on April 23, 2013 by

Grady Patterson Professor of Politics Dr. Ashley Woodwiss has received a 2013 Excellence in Teaching Award from South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU). The award was announced at a ceremony April 16. A faculty member from each of the 20 member institutions of SCICU is nominated for the award, and recipients are honored at […]

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Senior Art Show opens in Bowie Arts Center

Posted on April 17, 2013 by

    Works by Sovonya McKenzie, Katie Taylor, and Erin Tovo, all graduating seniors, are featured in this year’s Senior Art Show, “Harmonious Spectrum,” which opened April 19 with a reception in the Bowie Arts Center. Each senior has given a title to her portion of the exhibit. McKenzie, who is from Piedmont, S.C., has […]

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Faculty and staff honored at dinner

Posted on April 15, 2013 by

Three retiring members of the Erskine community were honored April 9 at an annual dinner for faculty and staff members, and several others were recognized for years of service. Administrative Assistant Jennifer L. Cooley, who works in the Student Services office, was selected as staff member of the year, receiving the “Ruble Award,” which was […]

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Interest in modernists motivates well-traveled professor

Posted on April 11, 2013 by

Assistant Professor of English Dr. Amanda Sigler, who joined the Erskine College faculty in the fall, is among the contributors to the current issue of Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature (TSWL), a publication of the University of Tulsa. In “Expanding Woolf’s Gift Economy: Consumer Activity Meets Artistic Production in The Dial,” Sigler explores a story […]

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Pianist Sarah Chan to perform and teach masterclass April 12

Posted on April 10, 2013 by

Dr. Sarah Chan, assistant professor of music and director of keyboard studies and music theory at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, will present a piano recital Friday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the Erskine College campus. Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend. She will playing works by Frederic […]

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Translucent ‘people’ raise awareness of human trafficking

Posted on April 9, 2013 by

Seven plastic figures around the Erskine campus April 9 served as a reminder that this was a day for “Shining a Light on Slavery” at colleges across the U.S. A number of Erskine students are responsible for creating and placing the figures, which are inspired by the End It Movement, launched in January to increase […]

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