Archive for the Alumni Category

Finding the sweet spot: graduate gains confidence, learns humility

Posted on March 5, 2018 by

Like many Erskine graduates, Jordan Joseph Kennington, a member of the Class of 2017, praises mentors on the Due West campus who helped make her college career a success. But before she ever became an Erskine College student, Jordan received a preview of small-school attention and guidance when she participated in a gap-year program just […]

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Tom Ervin ’74 recognized by National Eagle Scout Association

Posted on February 13, 2018 by

Tom Ervin, a 1974 graduate of Erskine College, has received the National Eagle Scout Association’s Outstanding Eagle Scout Award (NOESA) for 2017. The award was presented Feb. 8 at the 2018 Blue Ridge Council Banquet in Greenville, S.C. Ervin, who began his scouting career in Honea Path, S.C., earned the rank of Eagle Scout with […]

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‘Is Christianity a Killjoy Religion?’ to be chapel speaker’s topic Feb. 13

Posted on February 12, 2018 by

The Rev. Matthew Miller, who serves as director of Erskine Theological Seminary’s extension site in Greenville, S.C., will examine the question “Is Christianity a Killjoy Religion?” at an Erskine chapel service Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 11 a.m. in the Due West ARP Church. He will take as his text I John 1:1-4. Formerly senior pastor […]

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Church planting’s gospel impact takes time, graduate says

Posted on December 6, 2017 by

The Rev. Brooks Pipher is a Church Planting Explorer with the Florida Presbytery of the ARP Church. He graduated from Erskine Theological Seminary in 2014 with a Master of Divinity degree. He previously interned at Christ Community Church in Ruskin, Fla. At the time of this interview, Pipher and his wife Amanda resided in downtown […]

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Covington and Smith crowned at homecoming

Posted on November 1, 2017 by

Seniors Hunter Covington, a Bible and religion major from Rock Hill, and Raven Smith, a special education major from Irmo, were crowned homecoming king and queen Oct. 28 during halftime of the men’s soccer match against Limestone College. Other members of the homecoming court included Tanner Frye of Spartanburg and Hope Peeler of Due West, […]

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Former intern returns to Erskine as chapel speaker

Posted on October 25, 2017 by

The Rev. Cam Smith, who spoke at an Erskine chapel service Oct. 24 in the Due West ARP Church, is not an Erskine graduate, but his connection to Erskine began when he was a student at Penn State University and continued through his participation in a spring break ministry project at Erskine, a two-year internship […]

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SGA president reflects on Choraleers’ summer trip

Posted on October 17, 2017 by

  Members of the Erskine Choraleers traveled to Europe in June to participate in a Lithuanian-American choir, spending a week in the north of Lithuania just before the annual synod of the Lithuanian Reformed Church. With the students were the director of the Choraleers, Associate Professor of Music Dr. Keith Timms (pictured above in center […]

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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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