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Closing of famed circus inspires tribute to professor

Posted on January 19, 2017 by

In a reflection occasioned by the planned closing of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, David Lauderdale, a 1975 graduate of Erskine College, has written movingly in the Island Packet about his uncle, Dr. Jack Heinsohn, a circus performer who became a minister and taught at Erskine Theological Seminary for many years. Heinsohn, […]

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Anna Raquel Robison wins UPS Scholarship

Posted on January 17, 2017 by

Anna Raquel Robison, an Erskine College senior from Isle of Palms, S.C., was selected to receive a UPS Scholarship provided by the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) and its national partner, the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC). At the national level, CIC teams up with the UPS Foundation to distribute funding of the […]

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Sophomore named to South Carolina Student Legislature post

Posted on January 13, 2017 by

Logan Franks, an Erskine College sophomore from Anderson, S.C., has been appointed Delegation Director of Alumni by South Carolina Student Legislature (SCSL) Governor J. Elliott Kelley. The SCSL governor made a number of appointments, which are effective immediately and run through the 2017 fall session of SCSL. Appointees are given various responsibilities throughout the academic […]

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Senior Kristen Craft receives Ruth Kelly Scholarship

Posted on January 10, 2017 by

  Erskine College senior Kristen Marie Craft of Anderson was awarded the Ruth Kelly Scholarship at the annual Abbeville Mental Health Banquet Nov. 17. The banquet was held in Moffatt Dining Hall. Assistant Professor of Psychology Dr. Briana Van Scoy welcomed attendees to Erskine and also presented the award to Craft. Craft serves as vice […]

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Meet Erskine’s SGA president

Posted on January 6, 2017 by

Four key organizations at Erskine—the Student Government Association (SGA), the Student Christian Association (SCA), the Judicial Council (Judicial), and the Erskine Entertainment Board (EEB)—help set the tone on campus as they deal with stewardship of student organization resources, support for faith commitment and service, issues of integrity and discipline, and choices regarding activities offered to […]

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‘Erskine Christmas’ offered cheer and a chance to help

Posted on December 7, 2016 by

Students, faculty, staff, and community members enjoyed “An Erskine Christmas” in Memorial Hall Dec. 2-3. Directed by Assistant Professor of Music Education and Director of Choral Activities Dr. Keith Timms and accompanied by Prof. Tobi Otekayi, the Choraleers, Chamber Singers, and women’s ensemble Bella Voce performed traditional American, Basque, English, French, Scottish, and Ukranian carols, […]

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Interim president explains his perspective on leadership

Posted on December 7, 2016 by

Dr. Robert E. Gustafson, Jr. began his service as interim president of Erskine College and Theological Seminary Oct. 31, 2016. He lives in Greenville with his wife Marjorie Graham Gustafson and is the father of two adult children. He and his wife attend Greenville ARP Church. Educated at the University of Virginia, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, […]

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Seniors named to Who’s Who

Posted on December 6, 2016 by

The names of 25 Erskine College seniors selected as outstanding campus leaders will be included in the 2017 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Campus nominating committees and editors of the annual directory have included the names of these students based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership […]

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Vocation course planned for spring semester

Posted on November 29, 2016 by

Erskine College students are invited to sign up for a non-credit course on vocation and calling, VO 101, consisting of a series of evening meetings and incorporating “perspectives from faculty with an amazing variety of backgrounds,” according to Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Al Mina. Mina recently sent a message to students asking whether they […]

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