Archive for April, 2015

Alumnus Joseph Gettys turns 108 with grace

Posted on April 29, 2015 by

On Thursday, April 23, not long before many Erskine alumni were preparing to travel to Due West for Alumni Weekend, Dr. Joseph M. Gettys ’30 marked his 108th birthday with a celebration at the Presbyterian Home in Clinton. Director of Alumni Affairs Buddy Ferguson went to visit Gettys that day. Meanwhile, Gettys had tapped out […]

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Alumni Day draws friends and classmates to Due West

Posted on April 28, 2015 by

Dr. Richard G. Taylor, Jr. ’69 of Greenville, who has served on Erskine’s Alumni Board, Flying Fleet Board, and Board of Trustees, received the Alumni Distinguished Service Award as part of the Alumni Day celebration at Erskine College and Seminary April 25. Awards were presented to alumni and friends of the institution during a meeting […]

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Education task force to meet on Erskine campus

Posted on April 22, 2015 by

South Carolina’s House Education Policy Review and Reform Task Force will meet Monday, April 27, at 4 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the Erskine College campus. The meeting is open to the public. Dr. Ashley Woodiwiss, Grady Patterson Professor of Politics at Erskine College, will offer opening remarks. Named by Rep. James H. “Jay” Lucas […]

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Longtime chemistry professor honored by SCICU

Posted on April 20, 2015 by

Young Professor of Chemistry Dr. Howard Thomas was among the 20 professors from member colleges honored at the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) 10th Annual Excellence in Teaching Awards Dinner April 14. Each year, a member of the faculty from each of the 20 SCICU institutions is nominated for the teaching award according […]

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Student Services sponsors Financial Literacy Week

Posted on April 16, 2015 by

The Office of Student Services invited the student body to observe Financial Literacy Week on the Erskine College campus, with several lunch and learn opportunities scheduled April 13-17. Monday’s session on budgeting was led by Vice President for Finance and Operations Greg Haselden, using a participatory exercise in which students used play money to learn […]

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Erskine welcomes Mackay Smith ’06 as chapel speaker

Posted on April 16, 2015 by

Mackay Smith is probably the only Student Government Association president in the history of Erskine College whose campaign for office was conducted from overseas. He made a video in lieu of returning to campus to deliver a campaign speech, and he was still studying in Scotland when his win was announced. The 2006 graduate returned […]

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Reception for senior art majors set for April 18

Posted on April 15, 2015 by

Senior art majors Whitney Adkins of Stuarts Draft, Va., Patrick Crump of Rock Hill, Ryan Porter of Anderson, and Rachel Talbot of Rock Hill will display their work in the Bowie Arts Center beginning Saturday, April 18, with an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Convocation credit will be offered for attendance at the […]

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Longtime professor balances scholarship, teaching

Posted on April 13, 2015 by

Younts Professor of Bible and Religion Dr. William B. Evans, who has taught at Erskine College since 1993, takes teaching seriously, but along with classroom and mentoring work he spends time preparing papers and books for publication. Evans, author of Imputation and Impartation: Union with Christ in American Reformed Theology (Paternoster, 2008), recently edited The […]

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Alumni Weekend 2015 set for April 24-25

Posted on April 7, 2015 by

Alumni Weekend 2015 at Erskine College will include a campus performance by Sinfonia and Jazz Band and several class gatherings Friday, April 24, as well as a slate of activities Saturday, April 25, beginning with the 23rd Annual Red Eye Run. Register for Alumni Day here. Saturday’s scheduled events begin at 8 a.m. with the […]

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