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Black History Month address planned for Feb. 21

Posted on February 19, 2013 by

Dr. Alicia Jackson, associate professor of history at Covenant College, will deliver an address in honor of Black History Month this Thursday, Feb. 21, at 11 a.m. in Memorial Hall. Jackson, who received her Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi, has taught a number of courses at Covenant, including African American History Since 1865; American […]

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William Chambers “Red” Myers dies at 86

Posted on September 6, 2012 by

Visitation will be  at Harley Funeral Home in Greenwood from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, September 8, with burial services to follow at 3 p.m. in the Due West ARP Church Cemetery. Richard Haldeman, who served as public relations director at Erskine College for many years, submitted the following tribute to “Red” Myers. William Chambers “Red” […]

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Erskine College Class of 2011 honored at commencement

Posted on May 18, 2011 by

Members of the Erskine College Class of 2011 marked the completion of their studies Saturday in an outdoor commencement ceremony under the towers of the Erskine Building. It was the school’s 166th commencement and the first to be led by Dr. David A. Norman, who took office in July 2010 and was inaugurated as president […]

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Campus ministry fosters fellowship across the age spectrum

Posted on May 11, 2011 by

Erskine College students sometimes refer to the “Erskine bubble” as sealing them off from the world outside the campus. But many students step out in service to the surrounding community and make friends in the process. At least that’s what Chaplain Paul Patrick has found in his work with Campus Ministry at Erskine. First women, […]

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Norman inaugurated as Erskine’s 15th president

Posted on May 4, 2011 by

Members of the Erskine College and Theological Seminary community joined alumni, dignitaries from numerous colleges and universities, and other honored guests in the Due West Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church April 29 for the inauguration of Dr. David A. Norman as the institution’s 15th president. Norman summarized his vision for Erskine under three headings—academic integrity, financial […]

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Erskine senior enlisted to chronicle judicial district history

Posted on April 27, 2011 by

Erskine College senior Howard Wellons has a lot to do. An English major with a minor in political science, he is an active member of the Euphemian Literary Society who participated in the recent Darlington Cup Debate. He’s also applying to law school. So why would he spend time working on a history of a […]

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Erskine BioOutreach scores another success

Posted on March 16, 2011 by

The BioOutreach team took Erskine on the road Saturday, March 12, for “Wicky Wacky Watkins,” an educational program for children in grades K-6 in nearby Honea Path. The program was part of a birthday tribute to Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904-1991), known as “Dr. Seuss,” author of such popular children’s books as The Cat in the Hat andGreen […]

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Erskine women, area high school seniors honored at AAUW banquet

Posted on March 9, 2011 by

The Due West Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) recognized 36 outstanding young women from Erskine College and Abbeville County high schools Tuesday at the 52nd Annual Student Recognition Dinner in the Bell Conference Room on the Erskine campus. Mary Elizabeth Beardsley Land, a member of the Erskine College Class of 1990 […]

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For Kuykendall, it’s all music, all the time—almost

Posted on March 2, 2011 by

Since joining the Erskine faculty in 2006, Associate Professor of Music Dr. J. Brooks Kuykendall has seen the publication of several academic works and compositions. He recently returned from Yale University, where he spent the month of January as a visiting fellow at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Kuykendall is a 1997 summa […]

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