Archive for September, 2014

Upcountry History Museum hosts “Due West of Ordinary”

Posted on September 30, 2014 by

An exhibit celebrating Erskine’s 175-year history will be on display at the Upcountry History Museum in Greenville Sept. 27 through Oct. 26. “Due West of Ordinary: Stories from 175 years of Christian Scholarship at Erskine” consists of photos and memorabilia, including display cases highlighting specially selected artifacts from the McCain Library Department of Archives and […]

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Erskine goes to summer camp

Posted on September 26, 2014 by

Shawn Marler discovered Camp Rockmont during his sophomore year at Erskine College and has continued working at the camp for 10 summers, serving the last three years as assistant director, a full-time position. As a 2007 graduate of the college and a 2011 graduate of the seminary, Shawn was happy to work with a large contingent of […]

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Tom Ervin urges students to get involved

Posted on September 22, 2014 by

Tom Ervin, an Erskine College alumnus and a candidate for governor of South Carolina, addressed the Erskine community Thursday. “I want to challenge you to get involved,” he told the assembled students. “You are the leaders of the future.” Ervin, a native of Honea Path who graduated cum laude from Erskine College with a degree in […]

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Social Entrepreneurship Retreat draws students and faculty

Posted on September 17, 2014 by

Erskine’s Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation (SEI) Program hosted retreat sessions for students as well as members of the faculty and staff on the Erskine campus Saturday. Students met in Memorial Hall while faculty and staff members gathered in the Patrick Room of Bowie Divinity Hall for a time of learning, discussion, and planning. Speakers included Steve McDavid, president of […]

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Wisdom appointed to lead Erskine Seminary

Posted on September 16, 2014 by

Dr. Christopher H. Wisdom, who has served as a campus minister, church planter, and pastor, in addition to his 28 years as a U.S. Army chaplain, has been appointed Vice President and Professor of Practical Theology at Erskine Theological Seminary. Wisdom received his undergraduate education at Nyack College in New York, and went on to […]

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Newly appointed president speaks at Formal Opening

Posted on September 4, 2014 by

Erskine College and Seminary President Dr. Paul Kooistra, who took office just a month ago, spoke about “A Call from God” to assembled students, faculty, staff, and community members at the Formal Opening Convocation in the Due West ARP Church Sept. 2. Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Brad Christie greeted those in attendance, including […]

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Poinsett Piano Trio performs tonight in Memorial Hall

Posted on September 4, 2014 by

The Poinsett Piano Trio will offer a concert  Thursday, Sept. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Founded in 2008 by pianist David Gross, violinist Deirdre Hutton, and cellist Christopher Hutton, the Poinsett Piano Trio has performed across the United States as well as in Germany and […]

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The View from Here: Thoughts on challenge and change at Erskine (Dr. Brad Christie)

Posted on September 1, 2014 by

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2014 issue of Inside Erskine. By Dr. Brad Christie, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs For the past year I’ve been privileged to serve Erskine in two critical capacities at once. As Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, I remain Erskine’s chief academic officer and dean of the […]

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Putting it in perspective: Erskine anniversaries past

Posted on September 1, 2014 by

Richard Haldeman offered dedicated service to Erskine under five presidents, teaching journalism, producing press releases, editing the alumni magazine and other publications, covering sports events, and much more. An honorary alumnus, he retired as Director of Public Relations in 1995 and was recognized that year by the College News Association. He received the Erskine Service […]

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