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Erskine hosts Homecoming and Family Day

Posted on October 16, 2017 by

Erskine’s Homecoming and Family Weekend 2017 begins Friday, Oct. 27, with highlights to include the homecoming court, presented at halftime of the men’s soccer match Saturday afternoon, and the homecoming parade, set for Saturday evening at 7 p.m. this year. Friday’s events include the Erskine Open Golf Tournament, a Baptist Collegiate Ministries Reunion Dinner, a Choraleer […]

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Homecoming Concert planned for Oct. 27 in Bowie Chapel

Posted on October 14, 2017 by

  The Erskine Department of Music will offer a Fall Homecoming Concert Friday, Oct. 27, at 6 p.m. in Bowie Divinity Hall Chapel. The concert will spotlight sacred music, with the Choraleers presenting works by Ernani Aquiar, David Haas, Lloyd Larson, Franz Schubert, and others. The program also includes Bella Voce, a women’s ensemble, singing […]

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Erskine College graduate speaks about ‘Murphy’s Lie’

Posted on October 4, 2017 by

The Rev. Zack Keuthan, associate pastor of Reformation ARP Church in Hendersonville, N.C., and a 2011 graduate of Erskine College, spoke at an Erskine chapel service Tuesday, Oct. 3. His message was entitled “Murphy’s Lie” and was based on Romans 8:28: “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those […]

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Irma takes a tree in campus garden

Posted on September 15, 2017 by

In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irma, Professor Emerita of Biology Dr. Janice Haldeman reported the loss of a large slash pine on the Erskine campus. Nathan Guyette of Aramark Facilities said the tree, which was growing in Erskine’s Pressly Family Heritage Garden across from the science center, measures 95 feet in length and is […]

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Alumni surprise former coach

Posted on September 12, 2017 by

Richard Haldeman of Due West, an honorary alumnus who served for many years as public relations director at Erskine, contributed the following account of some grateful alumni who returned to their alma mater to honor their coach. Sixty years ago this fall Harry Stille arrived at Erskine College to teach physical education and assist Gene […]

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Alumnus to deliver Constitution Day address

Posted on September 12, 2017 by

Erskine College graduate Patrick G. Dennis will deliver this year’s Constitution Day address Thursday, Sept. 14, at 11 a.m. in Memorial Hall. Convocation credit will be offered to students who attend. Dennis, who was named the first Chief of Staff and Legal Counsel to newly elected Speaker of the House James H. “Jay” Lucas in […]

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President delivers address at Formal Opening

Posted on September 1, 2017 by

Erskine College and Seminary President Dr. Robert E. Gustafson spoke to students, faculty, staff, and community members Aug. 31 during a Formal Opening Convocation marking the 179th year of the college and the 181st year of the seminary. Gustafson was named president by the Erskine Board of Trustees in May, several months after becoming interim […]

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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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