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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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Erskine delegation shines at South Carolina Student Legislature

Posted on November 29, 2016 by

The 60th annual fall session of the South Carolina Student Legislature was held in Columbia at the Court of Appeals on the Statehouse grounds Oct. 26-28. The delegation from Erskine College included freshmen Alex Leasure of Sumter, S.C., and Aleena McCoy of Rockledge, Fla.; sophomores Cori Damron of Aiken, S.C., Logan Franks of Anderson, S.C., […]

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‘An Erskine Christmas’ offered Dec. 2-3 in Memorial Hall

Posted on November 22, 2016 by

Students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to “An Erskine Christmas,” a Christmas concert in Memorial Hall on the Erskine College campus. The concert will be offered Friday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. as well as on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. Admission is free, and donations will be accepted to help fund […]

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‘Lines of Light’ exhibit opens with reception Tuesday

Posted on November 14, 2016 by

Bowie Arts Center Director Ruth Burton has announced that Professor of Psychology Dr. Robert Elsner is curating a show called “Lines of Light” which will be on display for the remainder of the fall semester. The exhibit opens with a reception Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Bowie Arts Center. Elsner […]

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‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ presented Nov. 17-19

Posted on November 10, 2016 by

Students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to the Erskine Players production of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. The play will be staged in Lesesne Auditorium. Evening showings are Thursday, Nov. 17 and Friday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. A matinee will be offered Saturday, Nov. 19 at 2:30 p.m. Admission is […]

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‘For the Kids’ raises more than $1,000 for Children’s Hospital

Posted on November 7, 2016 by

“For the Kids,” formerly known as “Dance Marathon,” hosted a silent auction at this year’s homecoming Oct. 15, raising $507 for Greenville Children’s Hospital. The Erskine student organization also won the first place prize of $500 for their float in the homecoming parade, and donated their prize proceeds, raising their homecoming total to $1,007. Ashley […]

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Kooistras surprised at farewell gathering

Posted on October 31, 2016 by

Erskine President Dr. Paul Kooistra and his wife Sandi hosted a farewell party Thursday in Moffatt Dining Hall, welcoming students and providing lunch for faculty and staff members. During the gathering, which the Kooistras had planned as an expression of their appreciation to the Erskine community, they were surprised by three presentations. Mike LeFever, president […]

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Interim president selected by Erskine Board of Trustees

Posted on October 21, 2016 by

The Erskine Board of Trustees has announced the selection of Dr. Robert E. Gustafson, Jr. as interim president. Gustafson will begin his service Nov. 1, immediately following the retirement of Erskine President Dr. Paul Kooistra Oct. 31. Board of Trustees Vice Chairman Dr. Tom Hellams of Prospect, Ky., chair of the search committee, describes Gustafson […]

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Erskine talents on display at ‘Empty Bowls’  

Posted on October 21, 2016 by

Erskine students and faculty members, with Erskine Art Department Chair Kerri Boyd, created and donated 40 bowls to “Empty Bowls,” the major fund-raising event for the Greenwood Soup Kitchen. So far this year’s event has raised more than $30,000 to assist the organization in feeding the hungry. In addition to the fund-raising dinner Oct. 13—in […]

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