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Trustees hear from students, professors

Posted on February 27, 2019 by

The Erskine Board of Trustees met on campus Thursday and Friday, Feb. 21-22. Highlighting the two-day gathering were opportunities for trustees to hear from students and faculty members. On the first day, the College Committee heard from four students and several professors. Students who spoke to the committee were senior English major Elizabeth Bishop of […]

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Athletic training graduate returns as chapel speaker

Posted on February 21, 2019 by

Joseph Brown, a member of the Erskine College Class of 2014, addressed students, staff, and professors at a chapel gathering Feb. 19. He did not deliver a sermon, but instead spoke about his own life in a testimony called “The Sovereignty of God Over All Things.” Brown, a cum laude graduate from Whitmire, S.C., majored […]

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Speaker’s challenge: live in the reality of eternal hope

Posted on February 13, 2019 by

Tuesday’s chapel message, “God is Able,” based on Ephesians 3:14-21, began with some audience participation at the request of the speaker, the Rev. Clint Davis. Davis asked everyone gathered in the Due West ARP Church to raise their hands in response to a series of questions. “How many of you have dreams?” he asked, and then, “Have all your […]

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Erskine RUF hymn sing event draws more than 300

Posted on October 30, 2018 by

A large crowd gathered outside Due West Sunday to enjoy a mild fall evening, a catered barbecue and chicken supper from Skinner’s, and the music of Jeremy Casella and Emily Deloach of Indelible Grace at this year’s RUF Erskine Barbecue and Hymn Sing. Erskine students, prospective students, faculty and staff members, and alumni were joined […]

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Erskine seminary graduate speaks about ‘twisted tongues’

Posted on October 16, 2018 by

The Rev. Andrew Di Iulio, a 2017 graduate of Erskine Seminary who is now pastor of Devenger Road ARP Church, spoke at chapel Oct. 16 on “The Tale of Two Twisted Tongues,” based on James 3:1-10. With winsome and sometimes self-deprecating humor, he explained why controlling the tongue is so important in the Christian life. […]

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Trustees make plans to ensure alumni voices are heard

Posted on October 15, 2018 by

A clean audit report, progress in the enrollment plan, and action to strengthen relations with alumni highlighted a one-day gathering of the Erskine Board of Trustees Friday, Oct. 12. The trustees came to the campus a day later than originally planned, allowing time for Tropical Storm Michael to exit the Carolinas. Greg Griffin, Executive Vice […]

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Trustee chair talks about August board meeting

Posted on August 31, 2018 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary trustees, led by incoming Board Chairman Jill Gazzaway of Davidson, N.C., gathered for the first time this academic year on August 23. Describing the meeting as “defined by hard decisions in the ever-changing climate of higher education, but also by a board seeking both the good of Erskine and decisions […]

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Seminary graduate, now member of college staff, profiled in paper

Posted on July 30, 2018 by

Erskine Seminary graduate Josh Chiles, recently named Assistant Athletic Director for Recruiting and Athletics Chaplain at Erskine College, was profiled by Greg K. Deal July 29 in the Greenwood Index-Journal. Chiles, who formerly served as Student Success Coach in the Student Development Office, completed his Master of Divinity degree in 2017 and is now senior […]

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Erskine celebrates Class of 2018 at commencement ceremony

Posted on May 19, 2018 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary recognized graduating students May 19 during a joint ceremony on the Erskine campus. This year’s speaker was Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a recognized leader among American evangelicals. Mohler said people are often told, “Don’t just stand there—do something,” but stressed that […]

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