Archive for October, 2013

Erskine community turns out for Homecoming, Family Day, Fall Fest

Posted on October 29, 2013 by

Erskine students, alumni, families and friends joined to celebrate Homecoming 2013 as well as Family Day and Fall Fest Saturday, Oct. 26. A full day of activities was highlighted by a Family Day Silent Auction in support of student life, the induction of six new members into the Flying Fleet Hall of Fame, and the […]

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Top students named to Garnet Circle

Posted on October 28, 2013 by

Erskine College has announced the names of the 2013 Garnet Circle members. The Garnet Circle at Erskine College consists of the 25 currently enrolled students who made the highest scholastic average during the previous academic year. Because of ties in scholastic averages, this year’s list exceeds 25. The students named, in alphabetical order, are:   […]

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Alpha Chi and ODK induct new members

Posted on October 25, 2013 by

Nineteen outstanding students were honored in a campus ceremony Oct. 12 as the Erskine College chapters of both Alpha Chi National College Honor Society (Alpha Chi) and Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society (ODK) inducted new members. Students selected for membership in the SC-Iota Chapter of Alpha Chi this year included seniors Michelle Aiken of […]

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Digitization of yearbooks under way at McCain Library

Posted on October 24, 2013 by

McCain Library Director John Kennerly has announced that Erskine College has recently digitized and made available on the Internet Archive a number of early volumes of yearbooks related to the College. The announcement comes at a time of heightened interest in Erskine’s history, as the institution begins the buildup to its 175th anniversary festivities, set […]

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Macaulay makes conference presentation in UK

Posted on October 14, 2013 by

Assistant Professor of History Dr. John Macaulay presented “Urban Unitarians, Rural Trinitarians: Town Liberals in a Planter Culture” last month at an international interdisciplinary conference at the University of Southhampton in the United Kingdom. The conference,“Uneasy Neighbours: Rural-Urban Relationships in the Nineteenth Century,” featured presenters from the Czech Republic, Japan, Poland, Spain, and throughout the […]

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Erskine Wellness sponsors Health Fair

Posted on October 2, 2013 by

The Erskine Wellness Health Fair brought a number of healthcare providers and community organizations to the Watkins Student Center Monday. Coordinator for Residential Learning and Development Jessie Estep said students earned convocation credit by visiting stations at the fair for blood pressure readings, blood glucose tests, body composition measurements and posture assessments. Students also used […]

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SGA president aims for consensus, forward thinking

Posted on October 2, 2013 by

Asked about how he operates as president of Erskine’s Student Government Association, senior Daniel Prohaska says, “I like to think of my leadership style as one of empowerment.” He is interested in empowering the SGA leadership at Erskine as well as the student body as a whole and asserts, “My priorities are the students’ priorities.” […]

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