Archive for October, 2018

Erskine RUF hymn sing event draws more than 300

Posted on October 30, 2018 by

A large crowd gathered outside Due West Sunday to enjoy a mild fall evening, a catered barbecue and chicken supper from Skinner’s, and the music of Jeremy Casella and Emily Deloach of Indelible Grace at this year’s RUF Erskine Barbecue and Hymn Sing. Erskine students, prospective students, faculty and staff members, and alumni were joined […]

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‘Halloween Extravaganza’ planned for Oct. 31

Posted on October 29, 2018 by

An evening of musical entertainment featuring the voices of the Choraleers, Chamber Singers, and Bella Voce, along with the instrumental offerings of Sinfonia and Jazz Band, will provide fun for all when the Erskine College Department of Music presents “The Frequently Annual Halloween Extravaganza” Wednesday, Oct. 31, beginning at 9 p.m. in Memorial Hall. All […]

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‘God was chipping away at me’ for years, Irvin says

Posted on October 29, 2018 by

Erskine’s Director of Advancement Mike Irvin told a chapel audience last week that as he and his wife headed toward the reception after their wedding ceremony in 1978, he turned to her and said, “This is probably the last time you’ll ever see me in church.” Fast-forwarding to August 13, 2017, Irvin said that on […]

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Garnet Circle members announced

Posted on October 26, 2018 by

Erskine College has released the names of the 2018 Garnet Circle members. The Garnet Circle at Erskine College consists of the 25 currently enrolled students who achieved the highest scholastic average during the previous academic year. The students named, in alphabetical order, are: Gary Legaspi Aromin, Tamuning, Guam Andrea Ann Bannister, Honea Path, S.C. Rachel […]

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Erskine seminary graduate speaks about ‘twisted tongues’

Posted on October 16, 2018 by

The Rev. Andrew Di Iulio, a 2017 graduate of Erskine Seminary who is now pastor of Devenger Road ARP Church, spoke at chapel Oct. 16 on “The Tale of Two Twisted Tongues,” based on James 3:1-10. With winsome and sometimes self-deprecating humor, he explained why controlling the tongue is so important in the Christian life. […]

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Gem and mineral exhibit returns to Bowie Arts Center

Posted on October 15, 2018 by

Erskine’s Bowie Arts Center welcomes the Upper Abbeville Gem and Mineral Exhibit as it makes a return visit to Erskine. The show continues through Wednesday, Nov. 7 and is free and open to the public. Four local mines—the Ellis Mine, the Cunningham Farm, the Diamond Hill Mine, and the Ashley Farm—are represented in the exhibit. […]

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Trustees make plans to ensure alumni voices are heard

Posted on October 15, 2018 by

A clean audit report, progress in the enrollment plan, and action to strengthen relations with alumni highlighted a one-day gathering of the Erskine Board of Trustees Friday, Oct. 12. The trustees came to the campus a day later than originally planned, allowing time for Tropical Storm Michael to exit the Carolinas. Greg Griffin, Executive Vice […]

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Idea of covenant fundamental to U.S. Constitution, speaker says

Posted on October 1, 2018 by

“The U.S. Constitution did not develop in a vacuum,” Cameron Runyan told Erskine College students Sept. 27 in Lesesne Auditorium. From the fervent faith of Christopher Columbus on display in the explorer’s journal to the profound covenantal influence of the Mayflower Compact, Runyan traced documents and developments that helped shape the U.S. Constitution. Runyan stressed […]

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