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Fall 2018 Dean’s List announced

Posted on January 16, 2019 by

The Erskine College Fall 2018 Dean’s List has been announced by Provost of the College Dr. Tom Hellams. 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: Gary Legaspi Aromin, Tamuning, Guam Joshua Attlee Arrowood, Lake Forest, Ill. Andrea Ann […]

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Student gains strength from struggling, even sinking a little

Posted on January 9, 2019 by

After her first summer with the Forest City Owls, athletic training major Anna McCraw said she would never go back. Enduring sleep deprivation as she worked fast-food shifts to make up for the unpaid internship hours, plus weeks of frustration and hurt as she was misunderstood and maligned, Anna kept at it for the value […]

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Erskine receives best small delegation award at SCSL

Posted on January 8, 2019 by

For the fifth time in the past 10 years, the Erskine College delegation was named the best small delegation at the South Carolina Student Legislature (SCSL). Nineteen Erskine College students attended the fall session of SCSL, including delegation chair Logan Franks, a senior from Anderson majoring in political science. He reported on the group’s activities […]

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Erskine welcomes Paul Bell to staff

Posted on December 18, 2018 by

John Paul Bell, Sr., a member of the Erskine College Class of 1984, has been named Executive Director of Alumni Relations and Strategic Giving, Erskine President Dr. Robert Gustafson announced today. A resident of Due West, Paul is married to Jeanne Neely Bell ’92, and they are the parents of two children. He most recently […]

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Erskine students show their gratitude—at a rate of 100 percent

Posted on December 12, 2018 by

Erskine College students receiving the South Carolina Tuition Grant expressed their thanks in handwritten notes to legislators during the 2018 letter-writing campaign sponsored by South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, Inc. (SCICU). Erskine was recognized for its 100 percent participation in the project, tying with Allen University. SCICU officials praised the schools in a press […]

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Open door, open heart: staff member focuses on students

Posted on December 7, 2018 by

Members of the Erskine College staff work diligently every day for students. As students finish their exams and leave campus for Christmas break, we spotlight a staff member (pictured above, center, with, from left, students Evan Hughes, Paul Lawing, Halley Ham and Anna Bowker at the Christmas party photo booth) who works with students as […]

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‘Adopt-a-Grandparent’ program is an 18-year success story for Women’s Tennis

Posted on December 5, 2018 by

Erskine student-athletes who are away from their families can feel that distance keenly as they face the challenges of adjusting to college life and balancing their academic and athletic pursuits. For some 18 years, under the direction of Coach Calhoun Parr, the Women’s Tennis Team has been bridging the gap that results as students are […]

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Seminary professor now contributing to

Posted on November 29, 2018 by

Dr. Michael Milton, James Ragsdale Professor of Missions and Evangelism and director of the chaplain ministries emphasis in the Master of Divinity program at Erskine Seminary, has recently been asked to begin writing for, a publication of the Salem Media Group. Milton says that in his writing, he will try to “make theology accessible […]

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Christmas tree ceremony brings students together

Posted on November 29, 2018 by

The lighting of a live Christmas tree highlighted a campus gathering hosted by the Student Development Office Monday evening. “The Due West Lions Club donated a Christmas tree that was planted by facilities just outside Watkins Student Center,” Vice President for Student Success Dr. Wendi Santee said. “This provides a permanent Christmas tree for this […]

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