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Erskine trustees greeted with good news in Due West

Posted on May 22, 2019 by

The Erskine Board of Trustees met on the Due West campus Thursday and Friday, May 16-17, led by Chairman Jill Gazzaway of Davidson, N.C. The trustees heard presentations from faculty members and coaches; learned that the Kern Family Foundation has approved a generous grant for a “3+2 B.A. to M.Div.” program at Erskine; and received […]

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Top scholarship winners announced at Erskine

Posted on May 13, 2019 by

This year’s Presidential and Solomon Scholarship winners have been announced at Erskine College. Rebecca Jane Claxton of Albemarle, N.C., has been named this year’s Presidential Scholar. The Presidential Scholarship covers tuition, required fees, and room and board, minus any state, federal, and outside scholarships or grants. Jessica Dawn Brock of Liberty, S.C., has received the […]

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Speaker tells students how to get an accurate view of themselves

Posted on May 9, 2019 by

Graduating students and their families gathered in the Due West ARP Church Friday evening for a worship service in preparation for Erskine College and Seminary commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 4. See more photos from the baccalaureate service here. This year’s baccalaureate speaker was Dr. Dale Ralph Davis, Jr., a former professor of Old Testament at […]

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Homecoming court presented in Bowie Arts Center

Posted on May 8, 2019 by

Hope Crenshaw, president of the Class of 2019, was determined that the homecoming show would go on. When Erskine’s Student Government Association decided homecoming would be done in the spring, she enlisted “some absolutely incredible people” to help with the event. “Homecoming has always been my favorite Erskine tradition,” she said. Kim Jimenez made flyers […]

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‘God is good in all circumstances,’ Brunson tells graduates

Posted on May 4, 2019 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary honored graduating students May 4 during a morning celebration under the towers of the Erskine Building. A highlight of the ceremony was an address by Erskine Seminary graduate Dr. Andrew Brunson, a pastor and missionary who came to the attention of the media when he was imprisoned in Turkey for […]

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‘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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