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Open door, open heart: staff member focuses on students

Posted on December 7, 2018 by

Members of the Erskine College staff work diligently every day for students. As students finish their exams and leave campus for Christmas break, we spotlight a staff member (pictured above, center, with, from left, students Evan Hughes, Paul Lawing, Halley Ham and Anna Bowker at the Christmas party photo booth) who works with students as […]

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Seminary professor now contributing to Crosswalk.com

Posted on November 29, 2018 by

Dr. Michael Milton, James Ragsdale Professor of Missions and Evangelism and director of the chaplain ministries emphasis in the Master of Divinity program at Erskine Seminary, has recently been asked to begin writing for Crosswalk.com, a publication of the Salem Media Group. Milton says that in his writing, he will try to “make theology accessible […]

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Christmas tree ceremony brings students together

Posted on November 29, 2018 by

The lighting of a live Christmas tree highlighted a campus gathering hosted by the Student Development Office Monday evening. “The Due West Lions Club donated a Christmas tree that was planted by facilities just outside Watkins Student Center,” Vice President for Student Success Dr. Wendi Santee said. “This provides a permanent Christmas tree for this […]

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Erskine students featured in arts performances Nov. 30-Dec. 1

Posted on November 26, 2018 by

Several Erskine entertainment opportunities—three student groups offering a total of four performances—are scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 30-Dec. 1. First, the Erskine Players, directed by alumna Rebecca Pearson, will stage “Almost, Maine” by John Cariani in Lesesne Auditorium Friday, Nov. 30, at 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 1, at 2:30 p.m. Admission is free. […]

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Erskine College names first head football coach since 1951

Posted on November 15, 2018 by

Director of Athletics Mark Peeler has announced the appointment of A. Shapleigh ‘Shap’ Boyd as the Flying Fleet’s first football coach since 1951. “This process started with us searching for the best Christian leader we could find to develop student athletes and a new football program from the ground up. We are confident Shap is […]

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Summer in Big Sky Country was a stretch for seniors

Posted on November 5, 2018 by

From the Lat45 Adventure Ministries website: Lat45’s philosophy is that getting kids out of their normal environment, and away from all the modern conveniences of life, will allow them to be more open to receive the good news God has given everyone. Participants will be challenged physically, mentally, and spiritually. They will also develop an […]

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Erskine RUF hymn sing event draws more than 300

Posted on October 30, 2018 by

A large crowd gathered outside Due West Sunday to enjoy a mild fall evening, a catered barbecue and chicken supper from Skinner’s, and the music of Jeremy Casella and Emily Deloach of Indelible Grace at this year’s RUF Erskine Barbecue and Hymn Sing. Erskine students, prospective students, faculty and staff members, and alumni were joined […]

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‘Halloween Extravaganza’ planned for Oct. 31

Posted on October 29, 2018 by

An evening of musical entertainment featuring the voices of the Choraleers, Chamber Singers, and Bella Voce, along with the instrumental offerings of Sinfonia and Jazz Band, will provide fun for all when the Erskine College Department of Music presents “The Frequently Annual Halloween Extravaganza” Wednesday, Oct. 31, beginning at 9 p.m. in Memorial Hall. All […]

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‘God was chipping away at me’ for years, Irvin says

Posted on October 29, 2018 by

Erskine’s Director of Advancement Mike Irvin told a chapel audience last week that as he and his wife headed toward the reception after their wedding ceremony in 1978, he turned to her and said, “This is probably the last time you’ll ever see me in church.” Fast-forwarding to August 13, 2017, Irvin said that on […]

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