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Music education major to be offered

Posted on June 13, 2016 by

Generations of students have benefited from the Erskine College music program, receiving individual attention from expert faculty members. In recent years, an upgrade and expansion of the music facility has transformed spaces dedicated to instruction, rehearsal, and performance in historic Memorial Hall. Now, the music department is being strengthened by the addition of a music […]

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Erskine hosts Emory professors

Posted on June 13, 2016 by

Two professors from Emory University visited the Erskine campus during the spring semester at the invitation of Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Anna Blenda, who spent her recent sabbatical doing research in an Emory laboratory. Both professors were well received and hope to come back to the Due West campus. Dr. Sean Stowell, an assistant […]

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Erskine trustees close out 2015-16

Posted on June 7, 2016 by

The Erskine College and Theological Seminary Board of Trustees gathered for their final meeting of the 2015-16 fiscal and academic year Friday, May 27. The board began the day with a prayer meeting and committee meetings followed by a training session which included a presentation by David Cathcart ’71 of Merrill Lynch and Chip Smith […]

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Graduates honored at Erskine College and Seminary

Posted on May 24, 2016 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary celebrated the completion of the 2015-16 academic year with a joint commencement ceremony Saturday honoring college and seminary graduates. Erskine President Dr. Paul Kooistra welcomed family members and guests gathered under the towers of the Erskine Building, and Chairman Ron Vigus brought greetings from the Erskine Board of Trustees. Dr. […]

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Prizes awarded at Undergraduate Research Symposium

Posted on May 16, 2016 by

Erskine’s 2016 Undergraduate Research Symposium included student poster presentations in the areas of athletic training, biology, business, chemistry and physics, and social sciences. Student researchers were on hand to answer questions about their work during scheduled sessions in Bowie Arts Center and the Daniel•Moultrie Science Center. “I am very pleased about having the Undergraduate Research […]

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English majors represent Erskine at conferences

Posted on May 10, 2016 by

Several English majors recently presented papers at scholarly meetings, according to Professor of English Dr. Joan Little. Seniors Autumn Horne and Sarah Hoyt as well as junior Blake Little presented papers written for Little’s English 407 class at a Shakespeare symposium in Columbia in April. Senior Jennifer Jennings attended both the Sigma Tau Delta International […]

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Music department concert features guest artists Emerald Road

Posted on May 6, 2016 by

This Friday, Erskine’s Sinfonia presents guest artists EMERALD ROAD, a Celtic folk ensemble from Upstate South Carolina, followed by the Jazz Band. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Hall Free    

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Men’s volleyball team and coach make history

Posted on May 4, 2016 by

Just as the men’s volleyball team created an exciting chapter in Erskine athletic history by heading to the NCAA Men’s Volleyball Championship Tournament for the second time in three years, Head Men’s Volleyball Coach Heather Vahjen made history as the first woman coach of a men’s volleyball team in the history of the NCAA tournament. […]

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Professor spends sabbatical at Emory lab

Posted on May 3, 2016 by

Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Anna Blenda recently served for eight months as a visiting associate professor at Emory University, working full-time in Dr. Sean Stowell’s laboratory, which operates under the umbrella of Emory’s Antibiotic Resistance Center. In a departure from the typical process, in which professors direct their students toward graduate school or internship […]

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