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Freshman women carry on Erskine tradition

Posted on August 22, 2017 by

The women of the Class of 2021 participated in the 94th annual Signing of the Book ceremony Saturday in the Bowie Arts Center, reciting the school’s honor pledge and adding their signatures to those of generations of Erskine students. This year’s speaker, Sally Creel Roberts, a member of the Class of 1988 and mother of […]

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Trustees meet on move-in day

Posted on August 17, 2017 by

The Erskine Board of Trustees gathered on the campus Thursday, August 17, conducting committee meetings in the morning as students were moving into residence halls for the fall semester. The main board meeting began in the afternoon. “It was a very positive meeting. The board found much to be thankful for—above all, seeing nearly 200 […]

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Erskine campus is on ‘path of totality’ for solar eclipse

Posted on August 17, 2017 by

The fall semester at Erskine College begins Monday, Aug. 21, the day on which all of North America will experience a solar eclipse. The “path of totality,” within which a total eclipse of the sun can be observed, stretches from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina and includes Due West, home of Erskine College. Associate […]

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Rising senior attends leadership conference

Posted on August 14, 2017 by

Rising senior Kristin Richey is the fourth Erskine student selected in the last five years to attend the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). In previous years, Erskine students who attended the conference received scholarship funds from the South Carolina American Association of University Women. This year’s attendee received her scholarship from the […]

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Erskine establishes Charter Institute

Posted on July 27, 2017 by

Erskine President Dr. Robert Gustafson has announced the creation of the Charter Institute at Erskine, an initiative approved by the Erskine College Board of Trustees, which will enable Erskine to begin sponsoring South Carolina charter schools. Wayne Brazell, former superintendent of the South Carolina Public Charter School District and former South Carolina Association of School […]

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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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