Archive for January, 2016

Presidential semifinalists meet the faculty

Posted on January 26, 2016 by

Erskine College welcomed more than 100 outstanding high school seniors to the campus Jan. 9 for the first round of this year’s Presidential Scholarship competition. The Presidential Scholarship is the most prestigious undergraduate scholarship offered at Erskine College. Competitors met Erskine professors during a faculty fair in Watkins Student Center. This year’s schedule also included […]

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Beloved former professor and vice president dies

Posted on January 15, 2016 by

Dr. Joseph T. Stukes, who served as professor of history at Erskine from 1966-74 and vice president for academic affairs from 1966-71, died Tuesday, Jan. 12. A fund establishing the Joseph T. Stukes Lecture Series was established in his honor by students and colleagues, bringing many distinguished historians to speak at Erskine College. Visitation is […]

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Bagpiper returns to Erskine campus to teach

Posted on January 6, 2016 by

Many alumni, students, and others who spend time on the Erskine College website have seen there an image of alumna Grace Washam playing the bagpipes. Now a visiting instructor of history at Erskine, Grace was a freshman when the photograph was taken from the towers of the Erskine Building, “the highest off the ground that […]

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Student-athlete’s senior thesis published

Posted on January 5, 2016 by

Erskine College senior Leandro Bolaños Melgar of Peru, a member of the men’s soccer team who is completing a double major in psychology and business administration, has had his senior psychology thesis published in the November 2015 issue of the European Journal of Business and Social Sciences, an internationally refereed scholarly journal published monthly online […]

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