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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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Professor named president of philosophy society

Posted on March 10, 2017 by

Erskine College Professor of Philosophy Dr. David Reiter, who joined the faculty in 2007, has been named president of the South Carolina Society for Philosophy (SCSP). His installation took place at the society’s annual meeting Feb. 25 at Coastal Carolina University. This year’s meeting featured a keynote session on “Philosophy in the Public Square,” Reiter […]

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Alumna visits writing class, offers reading

Posted on March 8, 2017 by

Deb Richardson-Moore, a 2005 graduate of Erskine Theological Seminary and the author of two published books—with a third coming out this summer—read selections from her work March 2 in the Hangar, a small gathering place on the lower level of the Erskine Building. She was also a guest speaker in Assistant Professor of English Dr. […]

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Seminary names second Emanuel AME Scholarship recipient

Posted on March 2, 2017 by

Erskine Theological Seminary (ETS) student Rhonda Heyward has been chosen as the second recipient of the Emanuel AME Church Scholarship, established in honor of Mother Emanuel AME Church. “My first reaction was ‘Thank you, Lord!’—I was overwhelmed, elated, and filled with joy as I shared the news with my husband and family,” Heyward said. “It […]

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Choraleers to perform in Chapin March 8

Posted on March 2, 2017 by

The Erskine College Choraleers, directed by Dr. Keith Timms, will offer a free concert at Chapin Presbyterian Church Wednesday, March 8, at 7 p.m. A love offering will be taken to benefit the group’s summer tour, which will include a musical collaboration with World Witness in Lithuania. Information on the concert is available here.

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Greenville author to offer reading in Hangar

Posted on February 28, 2017 by

Deb Richardson-Moore, a 2005 graduate of Erskine Theological Seminary who is pastor of Triune Mercy Center in Greenville and the author of two books (with a third in progress) will visit the Erskine campus Thursday, March 2. She will read passages from her work at 7 p.m. in the Hangar. Convocation credit is offered for […]

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Upgraded pool facility will be named in honor of Winnie Phillips

Posted on February 28, 2017 by

A joint effort aimed at raising funds to repair, renovate, and reopen the Erskine swimming pool, undertaken by Erskine College and the Town of Due West just after Christmas, is moving forward quickly. Due West Mayor Charles Angel said that shortly after he was elected mayor, he began receiving inquiries from town residents “about what […]

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Author of Pulitzer-winning book on ISIS to give Stukes Lecture

Posted on February 27, 2017 by

Joby Warrick, best-selling author and a national security reporter for The Washington Post, will deliver the 31st Annual Joseph T. Stukes Lecture Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 4 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Convocation credit will be offered for this event. Warrick’s most recent book, Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS (Knopf-Doubleday, 2015) won the 2016 Pulitzer […]

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Fall 2016 Dean’s List announced

Posted on February 20, 2017 by

The Erskine College Fall 2016 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. Students named to the dean’s list are: Braden Elliott Anderson, Kathleen, Ga. Sarah Renee Ashbrook, Bloomingdale, Ga. Jordan Monroe Ball, Ladson, S.C. Macarena […]

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