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Erskine seminary graduate speaks about ‘twisted tongues’

Posted on October 16, 2018 by

The Rev. Andrew Di Iulio, a 2017 graduate of Erskine Seminary who is now pastor of Devenger Road ARP Church, spoke at chapel Oct. 16 on “The Tale of Two Twisted Tongues,” based on James 3:1-10. With winsome and sometimes self-deprecating humor, he explained why controlling the tongue is so important in the Christian life. […]

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Trustees make plans to ensure alumni voices are heard

Posted on October 15, 2018 by

A clean audit report, progress in the enrollment plan, and action to strengthen relations with alumni highlighted a one-day gathering of the Erskine Board of Trustees Friday, Oct. 12. The trustees came to the campus a day later than originally planned, allowing time for Tropical Storm Michael to exit the Carolinas. Greg Griffin, Executive Vice […]

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Idea of covenant fundamental to U.S. Constitution, speaker says

Posted on October 1, 2018 by

“The U.S. Constitution did not develop in a vacuum,” Cameron Runyan told Erskine College students Sept. 27 in Lesesne Auditorium. From the fervent faith of Christopher Columbus on display in the explorer’s journal to the profound covenantal influence of the Mayflower Compact, Runyan traced documents and developments that helped shape the U.S. Constitution. Runyan stressed […]

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Seminary co-sponsors ‘An Evening with C.S. Lewis’ Oct. 12-13

Posted on September 14, 2018 by

Erskine Theological Seminary is co-sponsoring, with the C.S. Lewis Institute, An Evening with C.S. Lewis Oct. 12-13, featuring British actor David Payne presenting in character the Life of C.S. Lewis. “Greenville, South Carolina is now the 13th city in the world to have a C.S. Lewis Institute,” says the Rev. Matt Miller, director of Erskine […]

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President’s address at Formal Opening focuses on God’s peace

Posted on September 3, 2018 by

Erskine College and Seminary President Dr. Robert E. Gustafson spoke about peace and wholeness from God, shalom, as he addressed students, faculty, staff, and community members at this year’s Formal Opening Convocation August 30. He took as scripture texts Jeremiah 29:4-7 and Philippians 4:4-9, both of which refer to peace. Gustafson began by recounting his […]

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Trustee chair talks about August board meeting

Posted on August 31, 2018 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary trustees, led by incoming Board Chairman Jill Gazzaway of Davidson, N.C., gathered for the first time this academic year on August 23. Describing the meeting as “defined by hard decisions in the ever-changing climate of higher education, but also by a board seeking both the good of Erskine and decisions […]

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‘Discover who you are in the light of God’s love and truth,’ first lady tells freshman women

Posted on August 22, 2018 by

The women of the Erskine College Class of 2022 participated in the 95th annual Signing of the Book ceremony August 17 in the Bowie Arts Center, reciting the school’s honor pledge and adding their signatures to those of generations of Erskine students. This year’s speaker for the traditional event was Beth Gustafson, wife of Erskine […]

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Seminary graduate, now member of college staff, profiled in paper

Posted on July 30, 2018 by

Erskine Seminary graduate Josh Chiles, recently named Assistant Athletic Director for Recruiting and Athletics Chaplain at Erskine College, was profiled by Greg K. Deal July 29 in the Greenwood Index-Journal. Chiles, who formerly served as Student Success Coach in the Student Development Office, completed his Master of Divinity degree in 2017 and is now senior […]

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Senior chosen for Naval Research Enterprise internship

Posted on July 25, 2018 by

Erskine College senior Peggy Skerratt has been studying “novel activation methods of hagfish slime glands” in Florida during her 10-week experience in the Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD). Peggy is a chemistry major, but the 26 NREIP students work on projects in various […]

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