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Campus and community organizations showcased for students

Posted on September 2, 2015 by

Just as classes were gearing up for fall semester, the “ENGAGE Campus and Community Faire” Aug. 25 gave Erskine students a good look at ministry and service opportunities on offer this year, with popcorn, snow cones, and cotton candy as part of the festivities. Area churches, ministries, and community organizations manned tables and tents on […]

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Freshman women gather for Signing of the Book

Posted on August 31, 2015 by

Women of the Erskine College Class of 2019 met in the Bowie Arts Center August 24 for the 92nd annual Signing of the Book, reciting the school’s honor pledge and adding their signatures to those of generations of freshman women. This year’s speaker was Schadell L. Brooks, an admissions counselor and member of the Class […]

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Class of 2019 comes to campus

Posted on August 21, 2015 by

Erskine College welcomed one of the largest classes in its history Thursday, with professors, staff members, and upperclassmen assisting freshmen and their families as they arrived. Transfer students will move in this weekend. Students new to Erskine this year represent a dozen states—Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, North Carolina, New Mexico, New York, […]

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Jump-starting the Erskine experience: ‘Erskine Escape’

Posted on August 10, 2015 by

As Erskine College prepares to welcome one of the largest freshman classes in the school’s history, Coordinator for Student Transitions Trent Payne reports that 35 members of the Class of 2019 became better acquainted with Erskine and with each other during “Erskine Escape” July 12-14. During the first part of their “Escape,” students ate in […]

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Alumni Board gives Kooistra vote of confidence

Posted on August 6, 2015 by

The Erskine Alumni Association Board of Directors gave Erskine President Dr. Paul Kooistra a unanimous vote of confidence Saturday, August 1, during a meeting marked by “positive information, honest discussion, and optimism for the future of Erskine,” Alumni Director Buddy Ferguson ’82 reported this week. Alumni Board members heard Kooistra’s presentation of plans for the […]

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Spring 2015 Dean’s List announced

Posted on June 25, 2015 by

The Erskine College Spring 2015 Dean’s List has been announced by Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. N. Bradley Christie. The dean’s list honors full-time students who earn a GPR of at least 3.80. Students named to the dean’s list were:   Braden Elliott Anderson, Kathleen, Ga. Sarah Renee Ashbrook, Bloomingdale, Ga. Rachel Maurice […]

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Saying thanks to the faculty

Posted on June 2, 2015 by

Just a few days after commencement, this year’s H.M. Young Ring winner, Ronnie Funk, sent a letter to the Erskine College faculty. He thanked them for their formative role in his experience as a student and in the direction of his vocation. We know Ronnie represents many other graduates across the years in articulating his gratitude. […]

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Trustees close out 2014-15

Posted on June 2, 2015 by

The Erskine College & Theological Seminary Board of Trustees held its final meetings for the 2014-15 fiscal year on Thursday and Friday, May 28-29. The trustees took up the following business items: A report from President Kooistra indicated that Erskine would meet or exceed all targets included in the first year of the two-year financial […]

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Erskine College and Seminary graduates honored

Posted on May 23, 2015 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary marked the end of the 2014-15 academic year with a joint commencement ceremony May 23 honoring both college and seminary graduates. Dr. George W. Robertson, senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Augusta, Ga., and an adjunct professor at Erskine Theological Seminary, delivered the commencement address, entitled “Play Like You’re Loved.” […]

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