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Erskine’s ACS chapter wins two national awards

Posted on July 11, 2017 by

The Erskine College chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is serious about service, and its members engage in serious research. The students’ efforts were recognized this spring when the chapter received an Outstanding Chapter Award as well as a Green Chemistry Award at the ACS National Meeting and Exposition April 2-6 in San Francisco. […]

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Spring 2017 Dean’s List announced

Posted on June 26, 2017 by

  The Erskine College Spring 2017 Dean’s List has been announced by Administrative Dean of the College Dan Corsi. The dean’s list honors full-time students who earn a GPR of at least 3.80. The following students have been named to the dean’s list:   Levi Andrew Almond, Pawleys Island, S.C.                               Gary Legaspi Aromin, Tamuning, Guam […]

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Renovated pool facility dedicated in honor of Winnie Phillips

Posted on June 12, 2017 by

Erskine’s renovated pool facility was dedicated in honor of Winnie Morrison Phillips, Erskine alumna and former alumni director, in an outdoor ceremony Saturday, June 10. Phillips, who graduated in 1941, and a number of her family members and friends were present for the occasion. Vice President for Alumni and Advancement Buddy Ferguson said Phillips was […]

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Trustees name president, complete fiscal year

Posted on June 5, 2017 by

The Board of Trustees of Erskine College and Seminary held meetings May 25-26, their last of the academic and fiscal year 2016-17. As was reported earlier, the trustees named Dr. Robert E. Gustafson president after his seven months as interim president. This was the first meeting at which Dr. John Basie, who became provost of […]

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Gustafson named Erskine’s 17th president

Posted on May 26, 2017 by

The Board of Trustees of Erskine College and Theological Seminary has announced the appointment of Interim President Dr. Robert E. Gustafson, Jr. as 17th president of the institution. “The Presidential Search Committee is convinced, after observing Dr. Gustafson’s seven months as interim president, that his gifts and abilities perfectly fit Erskine’s current needs,” Board Chairman […]

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Emanuel AME pastor to Erskine graduates: ‘Love will carry you’

Posted on May 20, 2017 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary honored graduating students May 20 during a joint ceremony featuring as speaker the Rev. Eric Manning, pastor of historic Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. Manning, an alumnus of Erskine Theological Seminary, offered a strong endorsement of the power of love over hate in a commencement speech entitled “Love Will Carry […]

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Reception given for Erskine faculty and staff members

Posted on May 9, 2017 by

Erskine College and Seminary faculty and staff members were honored May 4 at a Faculty and Staff Appreciation Reception in the Bowie Arts Center. Assistant Professor of Education Dale Smith, who began her service at Erskine in 2005, was recognized on the occasion of her retirement. Associate Professor of Education Dr. Joanne Jumper offered a […]

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Students volunteer at Special Olympics

Posted on May 5, 2017 by

Assistant Professor of Physical Education Dan Corsi took his Adapted Physical Education class to the Furman University campus April 21 to volunteer with the 2017 Greenville County Special Olympics Spring Games. Corsi said his 24 students worked with two programs for people with disabilities: the YMCA’s R.E.C.E.S.S. (Recreation, Exercise, Community, Education, Social Service) program, focused […]

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Business students tackle tax returns at VITA center

Posted on May 4, 2017 by

Three Erskine College business majors—Tyler Burgess, a junior from Gainesville, Ga., and twin brothers Alex and Matt Preston, seniors from Greer, S.C.—shared their skills this tax season with the IRS-sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, working at the Abbeville VITA center. Matt Preston says the students learned about the opportunity to work with VITA […]

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