Archive for September, 2015

Interns bring empathy, enthusiasm to campus ministry

Posted on September 28, 2015 by

You might not be able to pick them out among Erskine freshmen, transfer students, and returning upperclassmen, since they look a lot like college students themselves. But Alden and Taylor Groves—who were married in April, graduated from Wofford College in May, and arrived on campus in August—are already making themselves known to students as they […]

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Warfield Lectures to be offered on Columbia campus

Posted on September 25, 2015 by

The Fourth Annual B.B. Warfield Lectures are scheduled for Wednesday evening, Oct. 14, in Jackson Hall at First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C. Presented by Erskine Theological Seminary and First Presbyterian Church, this year’s lectures will be delivered by Dr. Peter Jones, associate pastor at New Life Presbyterian Church, Escondido, Califofrnia, scholar-in-residence at Westminster Seminary California, […]

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‘Mipso’ brings bluegrass to Erskine convo Sept. 22

Posted on September 18, 2015 by

A return engagement by North Carolina-based bluegrass band “Mipso” is scheduled for Erskine convocation Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 11 a.m. in Memorial Hall. The band last visited Erskine in April 2015. Calling themselves “renegade traditionalists,” the members of Mipso, all North Carolina natives, include Jacob Sharp of Morganton, mandolin; Wood Robinson of Greensboro, bass; Joseph […]

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‘Gala Vocal Chamber Concert’ set for Sept. 22

Posted on September 10, 2015 by

Students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to a Gala Vocal Chamber Concert Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Admission is $5, free with Erskine I.D. Convo credit will be offered. Grammy-nominated mezzo-soprano D’Anna Fortunato will perform with acclaimed flutist Peter H. Bloom and pianist Mary Jane Rupert. The vivid and wide-ranging […]

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Constitution Day convocation set for Sept. 17

Posted on September 8, 2015 by

Erskine College will welcome SC Rep. James Smith Thursday, Sept. 17, as speaker for a Constitution Day convocation at 11 a.m. in Memorial Hall. Grady Patterson Professor of Politics Dr. Ashley Woodiwiss said Smith, a recipient of the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart, will offer his thoughts on the Constitution of the United States […]

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Erskine community gathers for first convocation of 2015-16

Posted on September 4, 2015 by

Erskine College and Seminary President Dr. Paul Kooistra spoke to assembled students, faculty, staff, staff, and community members at the Formal Opening Convocation in the Due West ARP Church Sept. 3. Kooistra’s convocation address, “Dumb Like Sheep,” was based on a passage of scripture from Isaiah 53, which was read by Senior Vice President for […]

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Campus and community organizations showcased for students

Posted on September 2, 2015 by

Just as classes were gearing up for fall semester, the “ENGAGE Campus and Community Fair” Aug. 25 gave Erskine students a good look at ministry and service opportunities on offer this year, with popcorn, snow cones, and cotton candy as part of the festivities. Area churches, ministries, and community organizations manned tables and tents on […]

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