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Education task force to meet on Erskine campus

Posted on April 22, 2015 by

South Carolina’s House Education Policy Review and Reform Task Force will meet Monday, April 27, at 4 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the Erskine College campus. The meeting is open to the public. Dr. Ashley Woodiwiss, Grady Patterson Professor of Politics at Erskine College, will offer opening remarks. Named by Rep. James H. “Jay” Lucas […]

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Longtime chemistry professor honored by SCICU

Posted on April 20, 2015 by

Young Professor of Chemistry Dr. Howard Thomas was among the 20 professors from member colleges honored at the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) 10th Annual Excellence in Teaching Awards Dinner April 14. Each year, a member of the faculty from each of the 20 SCICU institutions is nominated for the teaching award according […]

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Student Services sponsors Financial Literacy Week

Posted on April 16, 2015 by

The Office of Student Services invited the student body to observe Financial Literacy Week on the Erskine College campus, with several lunch and learn opportunities scheduled April 13-17. Monday’s session on budgeting was led by Vice President for Finance and Operations Greg Haselden, using a participatory exercise in which students used play money to learn […]

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Erskine welcomes Mackay Smith ’06 as chapel speaker

Posted on April 16, 2015 by

Mackay Smith is probably the only Student Government Association president in the history of Erskine College whose campaign for office was conducted from overseas. He made a video in lieu of returning to campus to deliver a campaign speech, and he was still studying in Scotland when his win was announced. The 2006 graduate returned […]

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Reception for senior art majors set for April 18

Posted on April 15, 2015 by

Senior art majors Whitney Adkins of Stuarts Draft, Va., Patrick Crump of Rock Hill, Ryan Porter of Anderson, and Rachel Talbot of Rock Hill will display their work in the Bowie Arts Center beginning Saturday, April 18, with an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Convocation credit will be offered for attendance at the […]

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Longtime professor balances scholarship, teaching

Posted on April 13, 2015 by

Younts Professor of Bible and Religion Dr. William B. Evans, who has taught at Erskine College since 1993, takes teaching seriously, but along with classroom and mentoring work he spends time preparing papers and books for publication. Evans, author of Imputation and Impartation: Union with Christ in American Reformed Theology (Paternoster, 2008), recently edited The […]

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Kooistra reports solid progress on financial plan to trustees

Posted on February 25, 2015 by

Erskine trustees heard an optimistic report of progress on the two-year financial stability plan from President Paul Kooistra when they convened last week for their first meeting of 2015. A record pace in Erskine Annual Fund giving and success in reclassifying permanently restricted net assets to unrestricted net assets within the endowment lead the list […]

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Erskine community gathers for Covenant Renewal Service

Posted on February 16, 2015 by

Erskine’s fourth annual Covenant Renewal Service, held in Bowie Chapel Feb. 11, was attended by members of the college and seminary faculty, staff, and student body as well as members of the Due West community. The Rev. Paul Patrick, who serves as campus chaplain, preached on “The Way of Covenant Renewal,” taking selections from Nehemiah […]

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Winter Term class examines poverty

Posted on February 12, 2015 by

In a Winter Term course on poverty this January, Erskine students explored a topic many people hope to avoid. The course was capped by a trip to the Triune Mercy Center—a non-denominational mission church that ministers alongside the homeless in Greenville and is directed by senior pastor and 2005 Erskine Seminary graduate Deb Richardson-Moore. What […]

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