Archive for February, 2017

Greenville author to offer reading in Hangar

Posted on February 28, 2017 by

Deb Richardson-Moore, a 2005 graduate of Erskine Theological Seminary who is pastor of Triune Mercy Center in Greenville and the author of two books (with a third in progress) will visit the Erskine campus Thursday, March 2. She will read passages from her work at 7 p.m. in the Hangar. Convocation credit is offered for […]

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Upgraded pool facility will be named in honor of Winnie Phillips

Posted on February 28, 2017 by

A joint effort aimed at raising funds to repair, renovate, and reopen the Erskine swimming pool, undertaken by Erskine College and the Town of Due West just after Christmas, is moving forward quickly. Due West Mayor Charles Angel said that shortly after he was elected mayor, he began receiving inquiries from town residents “about what […]

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Author of Pulitzer-winning book on ISIS to give Stukes Lecture

Posted on February 27, 2017 by

Joby Warrick, best-selling author and a national security reporter for The Washington Post, will deliver the 31st Annual Joseph T. Stukes Lecture Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 4 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Convocation credit will be offered for this event. Warrick’s most recent book, Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS (Knopf-Doubleday, 2015) won the 2016 Pulitzer […]

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Fall 2016 Dean’s List announced

Posted on February 20, 2017 by

The Erskine College Fall 2016 Dean’s List has been announced by Administrative Dean of the College Dan Corsi. The dean’s list honors full-time students who earn a GPR of at least 3.80. Students named to the dean’s list are: Braden Elliott Anderson, Kathleen, Ga. Sarah Renee Ashbrook, Bloomingdale, Ga. Jordan Monroe Ball, Ladson, S.C. Macarena […]

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SCA president has seen growth in campus involvement

Posted on February 15, 2017 by

Four key organizations at Erskine—the Student Government Association (SGA), the Student Christian Association (SCA), the Judicial Council (Judicial), and the Erskine Entertainment Board (EEB)—help set the tone on campus as they deal with stewardship of student organization resources, support for faith commitment and service, issues of integrity and discipline, and choices regarding activities offered to […]

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John Basie named provost

Posted on February 14, 2017 by

The following announcement was written and disseminated Feb. 10 by Erskine’s interim president, who called a meeting to inform faculty and staff members of the appointment. Interim President Dr. Robert E. Gustafson is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. John Basie (pictured at left) as the new Provost of Erskine College beginning March 13, […]

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Black History Month celebrated with museum display

Posted on February 13, 2017 by

The Sankofa African American Museum on Wheels came to the Bowie Arts Center at Erskine College today in honor of Black History Month. Members of the Erskine community came to view the traveling exhibit, curated by Angela W. Jennings, which is on display until 5 p.m.  

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Professor serves as guest conductor

Posted on February 13, 2017 by

Dr. Keith Timms, assistant professor of music education and director of choral activities at Erskine College, recently served as guest conductor of the high school All-County Chorus in Horry County, S.C. He was interviewed Feb. 10 for myhorrynews.com by August R. Dittbenner. “There is something magical about doing more difficult music with other musicians who […]

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Erskine board gets report from Gustafson

Posted on February 9, 2017 by

The Erskine Board of Trustees met on Thursday, Feb. 2 for their first session of the calendar year. This was also their first meeting since Interim President Dr. Robert Gustafson took office Nov. 1, 2016. The mostly informational meeting provided a time for the president to review his first three months on the job and […]

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