Archive for November, 2018

Seminary professor now contributing to Crosswalk.com

Posted on November 29, 2018 by

Dr. Michael Milton, James Ragsdale Professor of Missions and Evangelism and director of the chaplain ministries emphasis in the Master of Divinity program at Erskine Seminary, has recently been asked to begin writing for Crosswalk.com, a publication of the Salem Media Group. Milton says that in his writing, he will try to “make theology accessible […]

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Christmas tree ceremony brings students together

Posted on November 29, 2018 by

The lighting of a live Christmas tree highlighted a campus gathering hosted by the Student Development Office Monday evening. “The Due West Lions Club donated a Christmas tree that was planted by facilities just outside Watkins Student Center,” Vice President for Student Success Dr. Wendi Santee said. “This provides a permanent Christmas tree for this […]

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Graduate to sing national anthem at NBA game Nov. 28

Posted on November 27, 2018 by

Erskine College alumna Schadell Brooks will be singing the national anthem when the Charlotte Hornets go up against the Atlanta Hawks in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday, Nov. 28. She is a 2013 magna cum laude graduate and former member of the Erskine admissions team.      

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Erskine students featured in arts performances Nov. 30-Dec. 1

Posted on November 26, 2018 by

Several Erskine entertainment opportunities—three student groups offering a total of four performances—are scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 30-Dec. 1. First, the Erskine Players, directed by alumna Rebecca Pearson, will stage “Almost, Maine” by John Cariani in Lesesne Auditorium Friday, Nov. 30, at 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 1, at 2:30 p.m. Admission is free. […]

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Amazingly active alumnus caps 100th birthday by zip-lining

Posted on November 19, 2018 by

Congratulations to Robert W. Miller of Kingsport, Tennessee, a member of the Erskine College Class of 1938, on a fantastic 100th birthday celebration and a great honor bestowed on him by his hometown. Miller has “pursued all types of athletics, from paragliding to hot air balloons to powered parachutes,” according to a certificate—issued by the […]

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The tradition continues: a brief history of football at Erskine

Posted on November 15, 2018 by

The following account was contributed by Richard Haldeman, an honorary alumnus and member of the Flying Fleet Hall of Fame. He retired as public relations director at Erskine following a 34-year career and continues to offer dedicated service to Erskine, Due West, and the larger community. Erskine College came late to football, playing its first […]

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Erskine College names first head football coach since 1951

Posted on November 15, 2018 by

Director of Athletics Mark Peeler has announced the appointment of A. Shapleigh ‘Shap’ Boyd as the Flying Fleet’s first football coach since 1951. “This process started with us searching for the best Christian leader we could find to develop student athletes and a new football program from the ground up. We are confident Shap is […]

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Summer in Big Sky Country was a stretch for seniors

Posted on November 5, 2018 by

From the Lat45 Adventure Ministries website: Lat45’s philosophy is that getting kids out of their normal environment, and away from all the modern conveniences of life, will allow them to be more open to receive the good news God has given everyone. Participants will be challenged physically, mentally, and spiritually. They will also develop an […]

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Honor societies meet to induct new members

Posted on November 2, 2018 by

The Erskine College chapters of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society (Alpha Chi) and Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society (ODK) inducted new members in a ceremony Oct. 28 in the Founders Room of Moffatt Dining Hall. Students selected for membership in the SC-Iota Chapter of Alpha Chi this year were, from the college, […]

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