Archive for August, 2017

Erskine’s fall semester begins

Posted on August 25, 2017 by

Members of this year’s freshman class joined transfer students and returning upperclassmen Monday, Aug. 21 for an unusual start to the fall semester at Erskine College. The day’s class schedule was altered to allow time to view the total eclipse of the sun in the afternoon. Students, faculty, and staff members, along with visitors to […]

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Freshman women carry on Erskine tradition

Posted on August 22, 2017 by

The women of the Class of 2021 participated in the 94th annual Signing of the Book ceremony Saturday in the Bowie Arts Center, reciting the school’s honor pledge and adding their signatures to those of generations of Erskine students. This year’s speaker, Sally Creel Roberts, a member of the Class of 1988 and mother of […]

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Trustees meet on move-in day

Posted on August 17, 2017 by

The Erskine Board of Trustees gathered on the campus Thursday, August 17, conducting committee meetings in the morning as students were moving into residence halls for the fall semester. The main board meeting began in the afternoon. “It was a very positive meeting. The board found much to be thankful for—above all, seeing nearly 200 […]

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Erskine campus is on ‘path of totality’ for solar eclipse

Posted on August 17, 2017 by

The fall semester at Erskine College begins Monday, Aug. 21, the day on which all of North America will experience a solar eclipse. The “path of totality,” within which a total eclipse of the sun can be observed, stretches from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina and includes Due West, home of Erskine College. Associate […]

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Rising senior attends leadership conference

Posted on August 14, 2017 by

Rising senior Kristin Richey is the fourth Erskine student selected in the last five years to attend the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). In previous years, Erskine students who attended the conference received scholarship funds from the South Carolina American Association of University Women. This year’s attendee received her scholarship from the […]

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