Archive for May, 2014

Erskine Seminary celebrates 177th commencement

Posted on May 27, 2014 by

Graduates receiving degrees from Erskine Theological Seminary were recognized in a commencement ceremony May 24  at the Due West Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. Dr. N. Bradley Christie, Acting president of Erskine College and Theological Seminary, welcomed graduates and guests and introduced the speaker, and Chairman W. David Conner brought greetings from the Erskine Board of […]

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‘You want to be a fire and wish for the wind,’ speaker tells Erskine College graduates

Posted on May 26, 2014 by

Members of the Erskine College Class of 2014 were recognized May 24 at the school’s 169th commencement. The Hon. Jean H. Toal, Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court, brought greetings from the state. She highlighted Erskine’s early role as a Christian college and in the education of women, acknowledging as her mentor the […]

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Erskine to host booth at ‘World Focus’

Posted on May 23, 2014 by

Erskine will participate in “World Focus” June 12-13, an event coinciding with the 2014 ARP Synod meeting at Bonclarken Conference Center in Flat Rock, N.C. Erskine College and Theological Seminary, along with Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) will host a booth, and both the seminary and college will present sessions for prospective students, parents, and others. […]

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Erskine students garner theater awards

Posted on May 22, 2014 by

Seven Erskine students took their talents onstage at the South Carolina Speech and Theater Association (SCSTA) College Festival Competition held early this year at Newberry College. Guest director Anna De Vault led the students, with T.J. Ellis serving as music coach. Members of the Erskine troupe and the categories in which they performed included senior […]

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English majors make presentations at honor society conference

Posted on May 19, 2014 by

Professor of English Dr. Joan Little reports that six English majors—Rebekah Bowen, Rebecca Pearson, Kyle Ritland, Rachel Talbot, Caroline Thomas, and Laura Walenceus—were selected by the English honor society Sigma Tau Delta to present papers at the organization’s 90th annual convention in Savannah this spring. Bowen, a junior from Columbia, presented “Clean,” a short work […]

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Hallman and De La Vina receive Jake Todd Award at first annual ‘Fleety’ Awards

Posted on May 15, 2014 by

  Seniors Corin Hallman of Mount Pleasant and Roberto De La Vina of Oviedo, Spain, were named this year’s Jake Todd Award winners at the first annual “Fleety” Awards Show in Lesesne Auditorium May 14. The Fleety Awards Show replaced the annual athletic banquet with a celebration that included a red carpet area outside Lesesne Auditorium. […]

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SGA announces new award as student leaders are honored

Posted on May 13, 2014 by

Recently elected student leaders as well as officers who are completing their terms this year were honored May 7 in the Bowie Arts Center at the 2014 “Student Leadership & Awards Gala” sponsored by the Student Government Association and the Office of Student Services. Awards were presented during the evening, including the newly created Ferguson […]

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Personal trainers for the day: students serve RECESS program

Posted on May 7, 2014 by

Four students got a second chance for service when they volunteered with RECESS, a program for adults with special needs that a larger Erskine group had worked with April 10 at the Special Olympics Spring Games in Greenville. The students, who could not go to the Special Olympics because of schedule conflicts, traveled to Greenville […]

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Erskine joins ‘Colleges of Distinction’

Posted on May 6, 2014 by

Erskine College has been recognized as a “College of Distinction,” a designation given to select schools to honor excellence in student-focused higher education. Colleges and universities are nominated for participation by high school counselors, and then evaluated using qualitative and quantitative research. Schools selected must excel in Four Distinctions—engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities, and […]

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