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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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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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