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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’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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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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Erskine celebrates Alumni Day

Posted on April 24, 2017 by

Alumni Day 2017 at Erskine brought alumni and friends back to a spring-green campus April 22 for festivities that included family fun, good food, athletic events, and musical entertainment. Following a brief concert by the Erskine Choraleers, the Class of 1967 presented its 50th reunion gift, a check for $50,000. Half the amount is designated […]

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Alumna advises students to mirror mercy they receive

Posted on April 4, 2017 by

Elinor Townsend Griffin, a 2016 magna cum laude graduate of Erskine College and the recipient of last year’s H.M. Young Ring, the highest award given to a senior, returned to her alma mater March 23 to speak about her job as Refugee Ministry Coordinator for Outreach North America—and “to challenge the idea that success has […]

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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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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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Closing of famed circus inspires tribute to professor

Posted on January 19, 2017 by

In a reflection occasioned by the planned closing of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, David Lauderdale, a 1975 graduate of Erskine College, has written movingly in the Island Packet about his uncle, Dr. Jack Heinsohn, a circus performer who became a minister and taught at Erskine Theological Seminary for many years. Heinsohn, […]

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