Archive for April, 2018

Conference provides rejuvenation for pastors

Posted on April 25, 2018 by

Greenville Spring Week, sponsored April 11-14 by Erskine Theological Seminary’s Greenville site, welcomed its planned maximum of 50 attendees, 45 of whom were Associate Reformed Presbyterian (ARP) ministers. The Rev. Matthew Miller, director of the Greenville site and former senior pastor at Greenville ARP Church, declared the event a success and spoke about its segue […]

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Euphies edge out Philos to win Darlington Cup

Posted on April 24, 2018 by

Six debaters squared off April 19 in a Darlington Cup competition between the Euphemian and Philomathean literary societies, with the Euphemians prevailing in a close contest. The debate was presented in Lesesne Auditorium during convocation. Considering the question of whether gun control laws should be enacted by the federal government were three Euphies arguing for […]

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Students find joy in service during spring break

Posted on April 23, 2018 by

Erskine College freshman Kara Rabon of Lexington, S.C., writes about a spring break mission experience she shared with a group of Erskine students in nearby Honea Path. Widows’ Watchman Ministries is an organization based in Honea Path, S.C., that was started by Bill May in 2000. Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) at Erskine has been participating […]

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English professor honored by SCICU

Posted on April 19, 2018 by

Assistant Professor of English Dr. Christine Schott was one of 20 professors from member colleges honored at the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) 13th Annual Excellence in Teaching Awards Dinner April 12. Each year SCICU recognizes outstanding faculty members from each of its 20 member schools. Recipients are honored at an annual award […]

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Triple major set to attend top-ranked graduate school

Posted on April 19, 2018 by

Like a number of other Erskine College seniors, Julie Butler of Bradley, S.C., has been considering where to go to graduate school. She recently decided to attend Michigan State University (MSU), where she will pursue a Ph.D. in nuclear physics. Michigan State is ranked first by U.S. News & World Report among graduate schools for […]

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Sixth Annual Girardeau Lectures scheduled for May 2-3

Posted on April 18, 2018 by

Erskine Theological Seminary and First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., will welcome Dr. Robert Smith, Jr. as speaker for this year’s John L. Girardeau Lectures, which are scheduled for May 2-3. Smith’s first lecture, “The Neglected God,” will be delivered Wednesday, May 2, at 6 p.m. in Jackson Hall at First Presbyterian Church. The lecture will […]

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Students and professors discuss vocation and calling

Posted on April 10, 2018 by

“Vocation and Calling,” a course listed as Vocation 101, is meeting weekly this spring. “This is a seminar format course that helps students consider what it means to live a good life and how to find a fulfilling vocation,” says Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Al Mina. The non-credit class, which began Feb. 21 and […]

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Students recall UK trip

Posted on April 9, 2018 by

After Assistant Professor of English Dr. Christine Schott led a group of Erskine College students on a literary tour of the United Kingdom in January, several members of the travel course reflected on the significance of the trip and what they gained from it. They cited stops on the tour that were most interesting to […]

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Faculty recital set for this Saturday afternoon

Posted on April 6, 2018 by

The Erskine Department of Music will present a faculty recital this Saturday, April 7, at 3:30 p.m. in the Bowie Divinity Hall Chapel on campus. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Entitled “A Musical Journey: Baroque to Contemporary Music,” the recital will feature Luca Lombardi, double bass, Serena Scibelli, violin, and Hannah Timms, […]

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