Archive for April, 2019

‘Etiquette dinner’ brings students to the table

Posted on April 29, 2019 by

A record number of students attended an “etiquette dinner” in the Founders Room of Moffatt Dining Hall March 21. Sponsored by the Economics and Business Department for the fourth consecutive year, the event drew juniors and seniors majoring in business administration and sport management. The dinner was hosted by Meg Stevens, local director of the […]

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Erskine legend honored by SC Football Hall of Fame

Posted on April 25, 2019 by

As Erskine College moves forward with a restart of its football program, the late David Gardiner ‘Dode’ Phillips III, who played for Erskine a century ago, from 1917-1921, was honored as a Legacy Inductee at the South Carolina Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Celebration April 23 in Greenville. Shap Boyd, named Erskine’s head football coach […]

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Undergraduate symposium spotlights students’ work

Posted on April 17, 2019 by

Erskine’s sixth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS) April 15 included a variety of student presentations in the areas of athletic training, biology, chemistry, English, history, political science, psychology, and sociology, all in the Daniel•Moultrie Science Center. In conjunction with the symposium, a Visual Arts Show in the Bowie Arts Center featured works by 23 student […]

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Psychology professor honored by SCICU

Posted on April 11, 2019 by

Assistant Professor of Psychology Dr. Briana Van Scoy was one of 20 professors from member colleges honored at the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) 14th Annual Excellence in Teaching Awards Dinner April 9 in Columbia, S.C. Each year SCICU recognizes outstanding faculty members from each of its 20 member schools. Recipients are honored […]

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Erskine Day of Giving: an opportunity to show support

Posted on April 10, 2019 by

Final preparations are being made today for Erskine’s Day of Giving, a first-ever event set for Thursday, April 11. This year marks the 180th year of the college and the 182nd year of the seminary. The Advancement team invites alumni and friends to make an impact for Erskine during these designated 24 hours—starting at midnight […]

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Chi Little Sisters’ P.A.W.S. Rescue Run nets more than $1,800

Posted on April 10, 2019 by

A 5K “Rescue Run” hosted by the Chi Little Sisters April 7 raised more than $1,800 for P.A.W.S. (Pets Are Worth Saving), the largest no-kill animal shelter in the upstate and home to more than 150 cats and dogs. The Rescue Run was the third large-scale service project hosted this year by the Chi Little […]

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Commencement set for May 4

Posted on April 8, 2019 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary will mark the completion of the 2018-19 academic year with a commencement ceremony Saturday, May 4, at 10:30 a.m. under the towers of the Erskine Building. This year’s commencement speaker is longtime pastor and missionary Dr. Andrew Brunson, who was arrested and imprisoned in Turkey in 2016. He endured a […]

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Alumni Association presents awards at Alumni Day meeting

Posted on April 3, 2019 by

Erskine alumni and friends came to the Due West campus Saturday, March 30, for Alumni Day 2019, enjoying fellowship, family activities, recreation, and reunions. Several awards were presented at the Alumni Association meeting, held this year in the bright and colorful setting of Bowie Chapel and conducted by Angie McNeill Grooms ’77, outgoing president of […]

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Stukes Lecture set for April 4

Posted on April 2, 2019 by

Dr. Norman J.W. Goda, Norman and Irma Braman Professor of Holocaust Studies at the University of Florida, will deliver this year’s Stukes Lecture, “Nazi Perpetrators, Allied Intelligence, and the Cold War: New Secrets from the Archives,” Thursday, April 4, at 4 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Goda specializes […]

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