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Alumna’s war on mosquitoes began with a big dream and a small college

Posted on January 26, 2015 by

April Clayton, a 2008 Erskine College graduate and H.M. Young Ring recipient, completed a double major in biology and chemistry, was named South Carolina Independent College Student of the Year for 2007, and went on to earn a Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University in 2014. Here is an update on this remarkable graduate, now engaged in research […]

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High school seniors visit campus for Presidential Scholarship competition

Posted on January 12, 2015 by

Erskine College welcomed some 90 outstanding high school seniors to the campus Saturday for the first round of this year’s Presidential Scholarship competition. The Presidential Scholarship is named in honor of the 16 presidents who have served Erskine College since the school’s founding in 1839. The scholarship covers tuition, room, board, and fees, minus any state, […]

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Erskine students named to ‘Who’s Who’

Posted on December 8, 2014 by

The names of 24 Erskine College seniors selected as outstanding campus leaders will be included in the 2015 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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Alpha Chi and ODK welcome new members

Posted on November 7, 2014 by

The Erskine College chapters of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society (Alpha Chi) and Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society (ODK) inducted new members in a campus ceremony Oct. 19. Selected for membership in the SC-Iota Chapter of Alpha Chi this year were senior Kate Macsay of Greenwood; and juniors Clara Formby of North […]

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P.E. and coaching majors host area high school students

Posted on November 4, 2014 by

Erskine’s Physical Education and Coaching Program hosted a group of students from Ware Shoals High School Oct. 31 for a day of games and activities designed to provide fun for the visitors and hands-on experience for Erskine students preparing for careers in physical education and coaching. “This was a fantastic opportunity to give the physical […]

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Erskine Players present Neil Simon’s ‘Fools’ Nov. 6-8

Posted on November 4, 2014 by

The Erskine Players, directed by Jeramy Oropeza ’08, will stage Neil Simon’s comedy Fools Thursday, Nov. 6 and Friday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. and again Saturday, Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. All performances are in Lesesne Auditorium, and admission is free. Cast members include Andrew Hemphill as Leon Steponovich Tolchinsky; Amy Faulkner as Sophia […]

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2014 Garnet Circle members named

Posted on October 31, 2014 by

Erskine College has announced the names of the 2014 Garnet Circle members. The Garnet Circle at Erskine College consists of the 25 currently enrolled students who made the highest scholastic average during the previous academic year. The students named, in alphabetical order, are: Jordan Monroe Ball, Summerville, S.C. Rachel Maurice Barham, Black Mountain, N.C. Daniel […]

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Chamber Singers head to High Museum

Posted on October 27, 2014 by

The Erskine Chamber Singers will perform at the High Museum in Atlanta Friday, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. as part of “Make a Joyful Noise”: Renaissance Art and Music at Florence Cathedral, an exhibit that will include three marble panels created by sculptor Luca della Robbia (1400-1482) for the cantoria, or singing gallery, of the cathedral. The […]

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Internships pave career paths for students

Posted on October 23, 2014 by

Erskine College senior Ford Blanchard interned this summer with one of the largest accounting firms in the Southeast. “I had an absolutely incredible experience working with Elliott Davis,” he said. The business administration major from Orangeburg, who serves as treasurer of SGA,  is one of many Erskine students who have gained experience through internships. “The […]

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