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Music department concert features guest artists Emerald Road

Posted on May 6, 2016 by

This Friday, Erskine’s Sinfonia presents guest artists EMERALD ROAD, a Celtic folk ensemble from Upstate South Carolina, followed by the Jazz Band. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Hall Free    

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Beloved former professor and vice president dies

Posted on January 15, 2016 by

Dr. Joseph T. Stukes, who served as professor of history at Erskine from 1966-74 and vice president for academic affairs from 1966-71, died Tuesday, Jan. 12. A fund establishing the Joseph T. Stukes Lecture Series was established in his honor by students and colleagues, bringing many distinguished historians to speak at Erskine College. Visitation is […]

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Meaning matters: The highest value of liberal learning

Posted on August 1, 2015 by

Dr. N. Bradley Christie, senior vice president for academic affairs at Erskine College, delivered the following address at the Dean’s Convocation on April 23, 2015. An abridged version was published in the Fall 2015 issue of Inside Erskine.  For several years I have collected articles, mostly from The Chronicle of Higher Education, on the plight of the liberal […]

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Alumna’s war on mosquitoes began with a big dream and a small college

Posted on January 26, 2015 by

April Clayton, a 2008 Erskine College graduate and H.M. Young Ring recipient, completed a double major in biology and chemistry, was named South Carolina Independent College Student of the Year for 2007, and went on to earn a Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University in 2014. Here is an update on this remarkable graduate, now engaged in research […]

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The View from Here: Thoughts on challenge and change at Erskine (Dr. Brad Christie)

Posted on September 1, 2014 by

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2014 issue of Inside Erskine. By Dr. Brad Christie, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs For the past year I’ve been privileged to serve Erskine in two critical capacities at once. As Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, I remain Erskine’s chief academic officer and dean of the […]

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Lend the archives a hand? A photo? A helmet?

Posted on February 28, 2014 by

As Erskine focuses its attention on celebrating 175 years of faithful liberal arts education, we’re diving into our archives to pull out fascinating photos, historical accounts, student writing from across the decades, and other gems of Erskiniana. But we need some help — we know Erskine alumni and friends have wonderful photos and artifacts out […]

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175 Years: Celebrate with us!

Posted on February 27, 2014 by

Can you say “dodransbicentennial”?  (That’s why we stuck with numbers) No matter how you say it, 175 years is a long time to do anything consistently. These days, labels like “small-batch,” “microbrewed,” or “artisanal” are used to describe everything from beer and baked goods to whiskey and women’s handbags. Marketers use it to distance their […]

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Connecting with digital generation essential for the church

Posted on February 20, 2014 by

Professor of Systematic Theology Dr. R.J. Gore has taught at Erskine Seminary since 1996. He served as vice president and dean from 1998-2003, and dean of the seminary from 2003-2006. His wealth of experience as a U.S. Army chaplain includes service as Group Chaplain, 172d Corps Support Group in Balad, Iraq, from December 2003 to […]

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Physics professor discovers peace in the shadow of war

Posted on February 16, 2014 by

Associate Professor of Physics Dr. Ekaterina Michonova-Alexova, who has taught at Erskine College since 2007, traveled to Japan in August to attend a seminar for faculty, “Nuclear Weapons and Our Globalizing Century: A Multidisciplinary Challenge for the Christian Academy,” sponsored by the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU).  In the course of the 10-day […]

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