Archive for March, 2017

Amy Burton wins Patterson Prize

Posted on March 29, 2017 by

Amy Burton, a senior from Ware Shoals, S.C., received the Walt and Susan Patterson Prize for a poster she presented at the annual Mathematical Association of America (MMA) Southeastern Section meeting March 11 at Mercer University in Macon, Ga. Burton’s project focused on Leonardo Pisano, also known as Leonardo Fibonacci, a medieval mathematician. “Her research […]

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Fifth Annual Girardeau Lectures set for April 5-6

Posted on March 27, 2017 by

Erskine Theological Seminary and First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., will welcome Dr. Jarvis J. Williams as speaker for this year’s John L. Girardeau Lectures April 5-6. The theme chosen for the 2017 lectures is “Christ Died for Our Sins.” Williams serves as associate professor of New Testament Interpretation at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is […]

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Student entrepreneur talks turkey feathers

Posted on March 23, 2017 by

Not many college sophomores can say that an item they made sold for several hundred dollars. Among the few who can say just that is Joseph Long, a business major from Anderson, S.C., who makes beautiful bow ties—from turkey feathers. One of his handmade creations, nestled in a custom gift box, recently fetched $500 at […]

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Professor named president of philosophy society

Posted on March 10, 2017 by

Erskine College Professor of Philosophy Dr. David Reiter, who joined the faculty in 2007, has been named president of the South Carolina Society for Philosophy (SCSP). His installation took place at the society’s annual meeting Feb. 25 at Coastal Carolina University. This year’s meeting featured a keynote session on “Philosophy in the Public Square,” Reiter […]

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Alumna visits writing class, offers reading

Posted on March 8, 2017 by

Deb Richardson-Moore, a 2005 graduate of Erskine Theological Seminary and the author of two published books—with a third coming out this summer—read selections from her work March 2 in the Hangar, a small gathering place on the lower level of the Erskine Building. She was also a guest speaker in Assistant Professor of English Dr. […]

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Seminary names second Emanuel AME Scholarship recipient

Posted on March 2, 2017 by

Erskine Theological Seminary (ETS) student Rhonda Heyward has been chosen as the second recipient of the Emanuel AME Church Scholarship, established in honor of Mother Emanuel AME Church. “My first reaction was ‘Thank you, Lord!’—I was overwhelmed, elated, and filled with joy as I shared the news with my husband and family,” Heyward said. “It […]

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Choraleers to perform in Chapin March 8

Posted on March 2, 2017 by

The Erskine College Choraleers, directed by Dr. Keith Timms, will offer a free concert at Chapin Presbyterian Church Wednesday, March 8, at 7 p.m. A love offering will be taken to benefit the group’s summer tour, which will include a musical collaboration with World Witness in Lithuania. Information on the concert is available here.

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