Archive for January, 2015

Meccore Quartet will perform at Erskine Feb. 10

Posted on January 28, 2015 by

The Erskine College Fine Arts Series presents the Meccore Quartet in concert Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Admission is $5 at the door, free with Erskine I.D. The public is invited to attend. Convocation credit will be offered for Erskine students. The Meccore Quartet was formed in Poland by four of […]

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Alumna’s war on mosquitoes began with a big dream and a small college

Posted on January 26, 2015 by

April Clayton, a 2008 Erskine College graduate and H.M. Young Ring recipient, completed a double major in biology and chemistry, was named South Carolina Independent College Student of the Year for 2007, and went on to earn a Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University in 2014. Here is an update on this remarkable graduate, now engaged in research […]

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Erskine Seminary provides ‘unifying presence’ in Augusta

Posted on January 13, 2015 by

During a time when reports of racial conflict have peppered the national news, a recent men’s retreat brought black and white Christians together. Men from Tabernacle Baptist Church, a predominantly black congregation, met with men from mostly white First Presbyterian Church. The event marked another expansion of fellowship between the two Augusta, Georgia congregations, and […]

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High school seniors visit campus for Presidential Scholarship competition

Posted on January 12, 2015 by

Erskine College welcomed some 90 outstanding high school seniors to the campus Saturday for the first round of this year’s Presidential Scholarship competition. The Presidential Scholarship is named in honor of the 16 presidents who have served Erskine College since the school’s founding in 1839. The scholarship covers tuition, room, board, and fees, minus any state, […]

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Student Spotlight: Sarah Baroody

Posted on January 6, 2015 by

Junior Sarah Baroody of Lugoff , S.C., says her Erskine experience is about making a difference in the lives of the people around her. It was Erskine’s intimate, small-town atmosphere that attracted her when she visited the Due West campus. Baroody first heard about Erskine from a friend at her high school. Drawn by the […]

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Social entrepreneurship gains momentum on campus

Posted on January 6, 2015 by

In the spring of 2014 the Erskine College faculty approved a new minor in Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation (SEI), and in the fall of 2014 the Erskine Theological Seminary faculty approved a Graduate Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship. A core team of faculty, staff, students, and alumni are working to develop the SEI program. The context […]

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