Archive for November, 2014

Kooistra’s Corner: God works through setbacks

Posted on November 25, 2014 by

  …he who keeps you will not slumber; Behold, he who keeps Israel Will neither slumber nor sleep. The LORD will keep your going out and your coming in from this time forth and forevermore. Psalm 121:3b, 4, 8 Reading good books together has always been one of our great delights as a family. The […]

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Alumni Leadership Spotlight: Steve Southwell ’80

Posted on November 25, 2014 by

Steve Southwell serves as president of the Alumni Association. He came to Erskine in 1976 from Kings Mountain, North Carolina. Having learned about Erskine from a family doctor, he received a baseball scholarship and moved to Due West to study banking as a business major. At Erskine, he met his wife Jane Williams, a member of […]

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Maestro in the making: senior Edison Kang

Posted on November 21, 2014 by

Senior music major Edison Kang of Whitestone, N.Y., will demonstrate his skills this weekend, first on Friday evening as student conductor for a portion of the Sinfonia and Jazz Band Fall Concert and again on Sunday afternoon as conductor of a recital of choral works he has selected and prepared. Kang has loved music since […]

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Sport management majors tour Fluor Field

Posted on November 14, 2014 by

During the fall semester, students in Karen Mattison’s Sport Management Senior Seminar have interviewed sport management alumni, written a paper summarizing a sporting event, prepared a flyer promoting the sport management major, discussed how the classes they have taken fulfill Erskine’s mission, and prepared a résumé. They recently took a short trip that inspired them. Erskine College sport […]

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Annual Hymn Sing pairs rich texts with new tunes

Posted on November 11, 2014 by

Students, alumni, faculty, staff, and visitors from around the Carolinas attended the 7th Annual Hymn Sing Nov. 2. Hosted by Reformed University Fellowship at Erskine, the hymn sing featured Jeremy Cassella and Jason Feller of Indelible Grace, a group of artists which has led a movement to compose new melodies for historic hymns. The early evening event took place […]

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Alpha Chi and ODK welcome new members

Posted on November 7, 2014 by

The Erskine College chapters of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society (Alpha Chi) and Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society (ODK) inducted new members in a campus ceremony Oct. 19. Selected for membership in the SC-Iota Chapter of Alpha Chi this year were senior Kate Macsay of Greenwood; and juniors Clara Formby of North […]

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P.E. and coaching majors host area high school students

Posted on November 4, 2014 by

Erskine’s Physical Education and Coaching Program hosted a group of students from Ware Shoals High School Oct. 31 for a day of games and activities designed to provide fun for the visitors and hands-on experience for Erskine students preparing for careers in physical education and coaching. “This was a fantastic opportunity to give the physical […]

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Erskine Players present Neil Simon’s ‘Fools’ Nov. 6-8

Posted on November 4, 2014 by

The Erskine Players, directed by Jeramy Oropeza ’08, will stage Neil Simon’s comedy Fools Thursday, Nov. 6 and Friday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. and again Saturday, Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. All performances are in Lesesne Auditorium, and admission is free. Cast members include Andrew Hemphill as Leon Steponovich Tolchinsky; Amy Faulkner as Sophia […]

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Behind the Scenes: ‘Due West of Ordinary’

Posted on November 3, 2014 by

In February 2012 a conversation began about how to commemorate Erskine’s 175th anniversary in a special way. That conversation resulted in a plan to create Erskine’s first full-length documentary film chronicling its past and looking prayerfully toward its future. Will Frampton ’03, an Emmy-winning television news reporter with CBS46 in Atlanta, Georgia, took the lead […]

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