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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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Fall 2014 Dean’s List announced

Posted on February 5, 2015 by

Sixty-eight students have been named to the Erskine College Fall 2014 Dean’s List announced by Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Brad Christie. The Erskine College dean’s list honors full-time students who earn a GPR of at least 3.80. Students named to the dean’s list were:   Omar AlQuzah, Summerville, S.C. Rachel Maurice Barham, […]

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Speaker cites dangers of ‘A Jaded and Disconnected Generation’

Posted on February 4, 2015 by

Dr. Carl Ellis drew parallels between the failures of the ancient Israelites and some of the weaknesses in church and society today when he spoke at Erskine’s Black History Month convocation Tuesday. Taking as his scripture text Judges 2:6-19, Ellis focused on the phenomenon of “A Jaded and Disconnected Generation,” described in verse 10 as […]

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Stukes Lecture set for Thursday, Feb. 12

Posted on January 28, 2015 by

Noted historian and author Brad S. Gregory, who serves as Professor of History and Dorothy G. Griffin Collegiate Chair at the University of Notre Dame, will deliver the 29th Annual Joseph T. Stukes Lecture at Erskine College Thursday, Feb. 12, at 4 p.m. in Memorial Hall. The title of his lecture is “Why History Matters.” […]

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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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