Archive for the Alumni Category

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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Undergraduate symposium expanded to include humanities

Posted on May 14, 2018 by

Erskine’s fifth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium May 7 included student poster presentations in the areas of athletic training, biology, chemistry, mathematics, and psychology; oral presentations in mathematics and history; an art show; and honor recitals in music. “We had campus-wide involvement this year,” Associate Professor of Chemistry and Physics Dr. Tiffany Hayden said. “We expanded […]

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Florida church planter’s work gains some attention

Posted on May 4, 2018 by

A new downtown church led by the Rev. Brooks Pipher was recently spotlighted in the Boca Newspaper in Boca Raton, Fla. A 2014 graduate of Erskine Seminary, Pipher is a Church Planting Explorer with the Florida Presbytery of the ARP Church. He and his wife live in downtown Boca Raton, and the church meets at a downtown […]

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Biology alumna named Marine Educator of the Year

Posted on May 3, 2018 by

Beth Burkett ’01, an environmental education coordinator with the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) was recently named Marine Educator of the Year by the South Carolina Marine Educators Association (SCMEA), according to CRBJ Biz Wire. Burkett was a biology major at Erskine and has worked for CCPRC since 2000, teaching children about coastal […]

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Alumni gather in Due West

Posted on May 2, 2018 by

Alumni and friends, along with their families, enjoyed perfect spring weather April 28 for Erskine’s annual alumni celebration. Among them were members of the Erskine College Class of 1968, marking their 50th reunion this year. The day’s events and activities included a meeting of the Alumni Association as well as individual class meetings, an outdoor […]

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Refugee ministry is topic for Cardwell Lecture

Posted on April 26, 2018 by

Elinor Griffin, a 2016 magna cum laude graduate of Erskine College, returned to her alma mater April 5 to deliver this year’s Frances Cardwell Lecture. The Cardwell Lecture Series brings a successful female graduate to the campus each year to speak to the student body. Griffin, who serves as Refugee Ministry Coordinator for Outreach North […]

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Alumni Weekend 2018 set for April 27-28

Posted on April 25, 2018 by

Erskine alumni and friends are invited to the Due West campus April 27-28 for Alumni Weekend 2018. Highlights include a free concert by “Prettier Than Matt” featuring 2009 graduate Jessica Skinner and a demonstration by the award-winning Due West Robotics Club. A spring choral concert featuring the Choraleers, Chamber Singers, and Bella Voce will be […]

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Sixth Annual Girardeau Lectures scheduled for May 2-3

Posted on April 18, 2018 by

Erskine Theological Seminary and First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., will welcome Dr. Robert Smith, Jr. as speaker for this year’s John L. Girardeau Lectures, which are scheduled for May 2-3. Smith’s first lecture, “The Neglected God,” will be delivered Wednesday, May 2, at 6 p.m. in Jackson Hall at First Presbyterian Church. The lecture will […]

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Haldemans’ pilgrimage begins with digital discussion, ends with real-life travel

Posted on March 19, 2018 by

Richard Haldeman, who served from 1961 to 1995 as public relations director at Erskine, and his wife, Professor Emerita of Biology Dr. Janice Haldeman, who has taught at Erskine since 1967, traveled to Germany in the summer of 2016. They visited three universities, spoke to a German university class, and met with university scholars, a […]

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