Archive for September, 2017

Mars Hill Audio host and producer to visit Erskine Sept. 26-28

Posted on September 22, 2017 by

Ken Myers, host and producer of the MARS HILL AUDIO Journal, an audio magazine that examines contemporary issues from a framework shaped by Christian conviction, will visit the Erskine campus Sept. 26-28. Myers will speak at chapel Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 11 a.m. in the Due West ARP Church on “A Comprehending Faith,” taking as […]

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Looking back at summer: Discovery Garden at Erskine

Posted on September 21, 2017 by

  Several summer programs were hosted on the Erskine campus this year, among them the ninth annual Discovery Garden in July, with one session geared for children aged 5-7 and a second session for children 8-11 years old. The sessions were led by Professor Emerita of Biology Dr. Janice Haldeman and Associate Professor of Biology […]

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Supplemental Instruction leaders undergo training

Posted on September 19, 2017 by

The fall semester is in full swing, and so is Supplemental Instruction, known as SI. Coordinator Jeanne Bell, an Erskine College graduate, held a training session for SI leaders a few weeks ago. “All SI leaders receive several hours of training, even if they are returning leaders,” she says. Supplemental Instruction, free to all students, […]

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Irma takes a tree in campus garden

Posted on September 15, 2017 by

In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irma, Professor Emerita of Biology Dr. Janice Haldeman reported the loss of a large slash pine on the Erskine campus. Nathan Guyette of Aramark Facilities said the tree, which was growing in Erskine’s Pressly Family Heritage Garden across from the science center, measures 95 feet in length and is […]

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Alumni surprise former coach

Posted on September 12, 2017 by

Richard Haldeman of Due West, an honorary alumnus who served for many years as public relations director at Erskine, contributed the following account of some grateful alumni who returned to their alma mater to honor their coach. Sixty years ago this fall Harry Stille arrived at Erskine College to teach physical education and assist Gene […]

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Alumnus to deliver Constitution Day address

Posted on September 12, 2017 by

Erskine College graduate Patrick G. Dennis will deliver this year’s Constitution Day address Thursday, Sept. 14, at 11 a.m. in Memorial Hall. Convocation credit will be offered to students who attend. Dennis, who was named the first Chief of Staff and Legal Counsel to newly elected Speaker of the House James H. “Jay” Lucas in […]

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Former Greenville ARP pastor directing seminary extension site

Posted on September 4, 2017 by

“I see my role as that of introducing Erskine Seminary to the city of Greenville, and the city of Greenville to Erskine Seminary.” That’s how the former senior pastor of Greenville ARP Church, the Rev. Matthew Miller, describes his new job as director of the Erskine Theological Seminary extension site in Greenville, S.C. “I believe […]

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President delivers address at Formal Opening

Posted on September 1, 2017 by

Erskine College and Seminary President Dr. Robert E. Gustafson spoke to students, faculty, staff, and community members Aug. 31 during a Formal Opening Convocation marking the 179th year of the college and the 181st year of the seminary. Gustafson was named president by the Erskine Board of Trustees in May, several months after becoming interim […]

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