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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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Athletic victories add spark to Alumni Day 2016

Posted on April 25, 2016 by

Perfect weather and exciting athletic successes for the baseball, men’s volleyball, and women’s tennis teams marked Alumni Day 2016 at Erskine College, as several hundred alumni and family members gathered on the Due West campus Saturday, April 23, for class reunions and the renewal of friendships. Dr. Clifton Earl Linderman ’59 and Harriet Elizabeth Smith […]

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Biology professor receives Excellence in Teaching Award

Posted on April 21, 2016 by

Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Naoma Nelsen was one of 20 professors from member colleges honored at the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) 11th Annual Excellence in Teaching Awards Dinner April 12. Each year, a member of the faculty from each SCICU institution is nominated for the teaching award according to rigorous SCICU […]

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Senior wins Ruth Kelly Scholarship

Posted on April 19, 2016 by

Erskine College senior psychology major Sarah Baroody was awarded the Ruth Kelly Scholarship at the Mental Health America-Abbeville County (MHAAC) banquet March 18. The scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding Erskine student majoring in a field leading to a career in mental health service and is given in memory of a leader in mental […]

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