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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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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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