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Erskine celebrates Alumni Day

Posted on April 24, 2017 by

Alumni Day 2017 at Erskine brought alumni and friends back to a spring-green campus April 22 for festivities that included family fun, good food, athletic events, and musical entertainment. Following a brief concert by the Erskine Choraleers, the Class of 1967 presented its 50th reunion gift, a check for $50,000. Half the amount is designated […]

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Presidential Scholarship winners announced

Posted on April 20, 2017 by

Andrea Bannister of Honea Path, S.C., Madeleine Clark of Charleston, S.C., Cheyenne Fuller of Greer, S.C., and Jacob Thomas of Waxhaw, N.C. are this year’s Presidential Scholarship recipients at Erskine College, Director of Admissions Bobby Duran has announced. Selected from a group of finalists who were chosen from a larger pool of applicants from 10 […]

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Choral concert set for April 28

Posted on April 11, 2017 by

Students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to Erskine’s annual spring choral concert Friday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted to help fund the Choraleers’ June mission trip to Lithuania. The Choraleers, Chamber Singers, and Bella Voce—directed by Assistant Professor of Music Education and […]

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Due West Branch of AAUW honors 39 outstanding students

Posted on April 4, 2017 by

The Due West Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) recognized 39 young women from Erskine College and area high schools March 27 at the 58th Annual Student Recognition Dinner in the Bell Conference Room of Watkins Student Center on the Erskine campus. Former Erskine administrator Genie McDill, a 1972 graduate of Erskine […]

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Alumna advises students to mirror mercy they receive

Posted on April 4, 2017 by

Elinor Townsend Griffin, a 2016 magna cum laude graduate of Erskine College and the recipient of last year’s H.M. Young Ring, the highest award given to a senior, returned to her alma mater March 23 to speak about her job as Refugee Ministry Coordinator for Outreach North America—and “to challenge the idea that success has […]

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Senior from Scotland represents Erskine at Washington events

Posted on April 3, 2017 by

Ross McEwan, a senior sport management major from Dumbarton, a town near Glasgow, Scotland, served this year as president of the Student Christian Association. He is a member of the Men’s Golf and Cross Country teams. McEwan, who is also completing minors in Bible and religion, business administration, and health, was invited to represent Erskine […]

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Amy Burton wins Patterson Prize

Posted on March 29, 2017 by

Amy Burton, a senior from Ware Shoals, S.C., received the Walt and Susan Patterson Prize for a poster she presented at the annual Mathematical Association of America (MMA) Southeastern Section meeting March 11 at Mercer University in Macon, Ga. Burton’s project focused on Leonardo Pisano, also known as Leonardo Fibonacci, a medieval mathematician. “Her research […]

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Fifth Annual Girardeau Lectures set for April 5-6

Posted on March 27, 2017 by

Erskine Theological Seminary and First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., will welcome Dr. Jarvis J. Williams as speaker for this year’s John L. Girardeau Lectures April 5-6. The theme chosen for the 2017 lectures is “Christ Died for Our Sins.” Williams serves as associate professor of New Testament Interpretation at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is […]

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Student entrepreneur talks turkey feathers

Posted on March 23, 2017 by

Not many college sophomores can say that an item they made sold for several hundred dollars. Among the few who can say just that is Joseph Long, a business major from Anderson, S.C., who makes beautiful bow ties—from turkey feathers. One of his handmade creations, nestled in a custom gift box, recently fetched $500 at […]

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