Archive for May, 2013

Trustees offer modified charter language to ARP General Synod

Posted on May 30, 2013 by

An announcement from the Erskine College and Theological Seminary Board of Trustees: As part of its meetings May 23-24, the Board of Trustees of Erskine College and Theological Seminary voted to approve language for a proposed charter change regarding trustee removal. This proposed language addresses three important standards for trustee removal: cause, due process, and […]

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Rising senior Holly Anderson receives Alpha Chi scholarship

Posted on May 29, 2013 by

Alpha Chi National College Honor Society has chosen rising junior Holly Anderson of Henderson, N.C., as an Alfred H. Nolle Scholarship recipient for 2013-14. Anderson, who was inducted into the Erskine chapter of Alpha Chi in October, is working on a double major in mathematics and psychology. A member of Garnet Circle, which honors the 25 […]

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Erskine Seminary celebrates 176th commencement

Posted on May 24, 2013 by

Faculty, family, and friends gathered to honor some 45 graduates who received degrees from Erskine Theological Seminary May 18 at the Due West Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. Dr. David A. Norman, president of Erskine College and Theological Seminary, welcomed graduates and guests to the service, and Chairman W. David Conner brought greetings from the Erskine […]

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College graduates urged to ‘begin walking uphill’

Posted on May 21, 2013 by

Members of the Erskine College Class of 2013 were recognized May 18 at the school’s 168th commencement. Commencement speaker Alfred C. Sikes served as chairman of the Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) under President George H.W. Bush. He has served on the Trinity Forum Board, which he chaired for five years. Sikes, whose address was titled […]

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Erskine Open brings golf lovers together for a good cause

Posted on May 13, 2013 by

The 39th annual Erskine Open golf tournament, scheduled to complement Alumni Weekend activities, drew about 80 players to Hunter’s Creek Golf and Country Club in Greenwood Friday, April 26. The event is a fund-raiser to defray costs of the Erskine Athletic Hall of Fame banquet, a celebration held every other year at homecoming. Winning first […]

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Erskine commencements planned for May 18

Posted on May 13, 2013 by

Erskine College and Erskine Theological Seminary will mark the end of the 2012-13 academic year with commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 18. College commencement is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. under the towers of the Erskine Building, and seminary commencement is at 3 p.m. in the Due West Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. A baccalaureate service is set […]

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Erskine RUF completes Camp Joy fund-raiser with Barn-K event

Posted on May 10, 2013 by

Despite soggy conditions brought on by a weekend of steady rain, more than 100 college students, high school visitors, and other guests came out for the final meeting of Erskine’s Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) Sunday, May 5, which began with the second annual “Barn-K” fitness event. Erskine Chaplain Paul Patrick began the Barn-K last year, […]

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Students present original research at Carolinas Psychology Conference

Posted on May 9, 2013 by

After nearly a year of literature review, empirical research, data analysis, and editing, the 2012-13 Experimental Methodologies psychology class (PY 312), led by Professor of Psychology Dr. Robert Elsner, presented their research at the Carolinas Psychology Conference at Meredith College April 20. Erskine students at the conference, including juniors Whitney Brown of West Columbia, Virginia […]

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Honors recital May 9 to spotlight a dozen music students

Posted on May 7, 2013 by

This Thursday, May 9, at 7:30 p.m., a dozen outstanding music students will take the stage in Memorial Hall for this year’s Honors Recital. The featured students, selected by the music faculty,  “demonstrated excellence in their solo performances this semester,” Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Brad Parker said. Admission is free and the public is […]

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