Archive for September, 2013

Chemistry major represents South Carolina at National Conference for College Women Leaders

Posted on September 24, 2013 by

Chemistry major Rachel Whitmire of Pendleton attended the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders at the University of Maryland May 30-June 1 this year, just after completing her junior year at Erskine College. The conference was presented by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). […]

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Public defender featured in ‘Gideon’s Army’ delivers Constitution Day address

Posted on September 23, 2013 by

Travis Williams of Gainesville, Ga., one of three public defenders featured in the award-winning HBO documentary film Gideon’s Army, spoke at a convocation celebrating Constitution Day at Erskine College Thursday. “The constitution is in and of itself an aspirational document,” Williams told his audience. The hope and promise of the document come alive, he said, when […]

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Fair showcases campus organizations

Posted on September 18, 2013 by

Campus organizations set up displays and activities on the Erskine Mall Sept. 10. With 27 organizations represented, the Organization Fair was “a fun-themed, interactive event that swamped the mall from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.,” according to Student Government Association Vice President Hannah Collins. “Ministries as well as societies were present and student leaders were running […]

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Acting president delivers address at Formal Opening

Posted on September 13, 2013 by

Students, faculty, staff, and community members heard about true abundance from Acting President Dr. N. Bradley Christie Sept. 12 at Erskine College and Theological Seminary’s Formal Opening Convocation in the Due West ARP Church. [Watch the video] “You have the opportunity while you study here not to despise instruction, to learn, to experience even the […]

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American Studies graduate embraces the faithful life in D.C.

Posted on September 4, 2013 by

Kelley Griffin of Greenville, a 2013 graduate, spent a semester of her junior year in the American Studies Program (ASP), a BestSemester program in Washington, D.C. This summer, she took a job as program administrator for ASP and another BestSemester program, the Washington Journalism Center (WJC). BestSemester programs are offered by the Council of Christian […]

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Freshman women ‘Sign the Book’ for the 90th year

Posted on September 3, 2013 by

Young women of the Class of 2017 participated in a 90-year-old Erskine tradition Monday at the annual Signing of the Book ceremony in the Bowie Arts Center. They recited the school’s honor pledge and added their signatures to those of generations of students. Guest speaker Em Greene Jones ’86, mother of freshman Leila Jones, was […]

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Largest Erskine College class in a decade ready to make its mark

Posted on September 2, 2013 by

  Erskine College began a yearlong celebration of its 175 years in Christian higher education by welcoming the largest incoming class in a decade, one of the largest in recent history. The Class of 2017, nearly 200 strong, arrived August 28 for several days of orientation. They were joined during the weekend by 22 transfer […]

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