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Student entrepreneur talks turkey feathers

Posted on March 23, 2017 by

Not many college sophomores can say that an item they made sold for several hundred dollars. Among the few who can say just that is Joseph Long, a business major from Anderson, S.C., who makes beautiful bow ties—from turkey feathers. One of his handmade creations, nestled in a custom gift box, recently fetched $500 at […]

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Professor named president of philosophy society

Posted on March 10, 2017 by

Erskine College Professor of Philosophy Dr. David Reiter, who joined the faculty in 2007, has been named president of the South Carolina Society for Philosophy (SCSP). His installation took place at the society’s annual meeting Feb. 25 at Coastal Carolina University. This year’s meeting featured a keynote session on “Philosophy in the Public Square,” Reiter […]

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Alumna visits writing class, offers reading

Posted on March 8, 2017 by

Deb Richardson-Moore, a 2005 graduate of Erskine Theological Seminary and the author of two published books—with a third coming out this summer—read selections from her work March 2 in the Hangar, a small gathering place on the lower level of the Erskine Building. She was also a guest speaker in Assistant Professor of English Dr. […]

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Greenville author to offer reading in Hangar

Posted on February 28, 2017 by

Deb Richardson-Moore, a 2005 graduate of Erskine Theological Seminary who is pastor of Triune Mercy Center in Greenville and the author of two books (with a third in progress) will visit the Erskine campus Thursday, March 2. She will read passages from her work at 7 p.m. in the Hangar. Convocation credit is offered for […]

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Upgraded pool facility will be named in honor of Winnie Phillips

Posted on February 28, 2017 by

A joint effort aimed at raising funds to repair, renovate, and reopen the Erskine swimming pool, undertaken by Erskine College and the Town of Due West just after Christmas, is moving forward quickly. Due West Mayor Charles Angel said that shortly after he was elected mayor, he began receiving inquiries from town residents “about what […]

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Author of Pulitzer-winning book on ISIS to give Stukes Lecture

Posted on February 27, 2017 by

Joby Warrick, best-selling author and a national security reporter for The Washington Post, will deliver the 31st Annual Joseph T. Stukes Lecture Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 4 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Convocation credit will be offered for this event. Warrick’s most recent book, Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS (Knopf-Doubleday, 2015) won the 2016 Pulitzer […]

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SCA president has seen growth in campus involvement

Posted on February 15, 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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John Basie named provost

Posted on February 14, 2017 by

The following announcement was written and disseminated Feb. 10 by Erskine’s interim president, who called a meeting to inform faculty and staff members of the appointment. Interim President Dr. Robert E. Gustafson is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. John Basie (pictured at left) as the new Provost of Erskine College beginning March 13, […]

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Black History Month celebrated with museum display

Posted on February 13, 2017 by

The Sankofa African American Museum on Wheels came to the Bowie Arts Center at Erskine College today in honor of Black History Month. Members of the Erskine community came to view the traveling exhibit, curated by Angela W. Jennings, which is on display until 5 p.m.  

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