Archive for April, 2014

Alumni Weekend 2014 begins countdown to Erskine’s 175th celebration

Posted on April 28, 2014 by

Dr. Joab Mauldin “Joe” Lesesne, Jr. ’59 of Spartanburg received the Alumni Distinguished Service Award as part of Alumni Weekend activities at Erskine College and Seminary April 26, the 175th day before Erskine’s planned celebration of its 175th anniversary Oct. 18. Awards were presented to alumni and friends of the institution during a meeting led […]

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Two Erskine seniors honored at Alpha Chi National Convention

Posted on April 25, 2014 by

Two Erskine College seniors, Holly Anderson of Henderson, N.C., and Christine Dumouchel of North Charleston, S.C., were recognized for their achievements at the Alpha Chi National Convention March 27-29 in St. Louis, Missouri. Anderson was named first alternate for the H.Y. Benedict Fellowship, given to seniors who will be graduate students in 2014-15, and Dumouchel […]

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Students serve as volunteers with Special Olympics

Posted on April 22, 2014 by

Erskine College student volunteers traveled to Greenville April 10 for the 2014 Special Olympics Spring Games at Furman University. “I took students from my Adaptive Physical Education class as well as a few physical education majors to volunteer with a new program from the YMCA Greenville called RECESS,” Visiting Assistant Professor of Physical Education Dan […]

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Vardon Cox marks 500th victory

Posted on April 22, 2014 by

Vardon Cox, a 1964 graduate of Erskine College who has served his alma mater as men’s tennis coach for 45 years, celebrated his 500th career victory Wednesday, April 16, when the Fleet won its final home tennis match of the season, defeating North Greenville University. Friends and members of the team commemorated the win by writing […]

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Erskine represented at SCICU Day in Columbia

Posted on April 16, 2014 by

Three Erskine College students, together with a member of the administration, were among more than 100 students and staff members from member schools of the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) visiting the State House in Columbia April 9. Vice President for Communications Cliff Smith led the Erskine group, which included  Anna Bell, a […]

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Men’s Volleyball combines success with service

Posted on April 15, 2014 by

Fresh from hosting its first-ever conference championship tournament game and scoring a victory over Barton College, the Erskine Men’s Volleyball team, winner of the Conference Carolinas Regular Season Championship, prepares to host the University of Mount Olive April 16, vying for first place in the Conference Carolinas Championship. In addition to its winning performance in […]

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Erskine business students keep moving, keep learning

Posted on April 10, 2014 by

Assistant Professor of Business Karen Mattison has kept her students moving this year, on the Erskine College campus and beyond. Highlights of the fall semester for students included using their business skills in a service project for Anderson Interfaith Ministries (AIM) and attending the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) 14th Annual Student Leadership Conference in Charlotte. […]

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Flying Fleet women meet pen pals

Posted on April 2, 2014 by

The Erskine Women’s Tennis Team traveled to Hilton Head in March for an exciting spring break trip, playing against several other college teams and defeating Tiffin University (Ohio) and Slippery Rock University. But for sophomore Sarah McDonald and her teammates, a practice session in Walterboro during the trip was also a thrilling experience. It was there, […]

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Alumni couple prepares for service with Greater Europe Mission

Posted on April 1, 2014 by

Tina and Jodie Gaston report that they have been accepted as missionaries with Greater Europe Mission (GEM) and hope to serve with church planters in England following a time of intercultural training in Canada this summer. Tina, a 1999 Erskine College sports medicine graduate, said she and husband Jodie, a pastor and 2003 Erskine Seminary […]

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