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The View from Here: Thoughts on challenge and change at Erskine (Dr. Brad Christie)

Posted on September 1, 2014 by

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2014 issue of Inside Erskine. By Dr. Brad Christie, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs For the past year I’ve been privileged to serve Erskine in two critical capacities at once. As Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, I remain Erskine’s chief academic officer and dean of the […]

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Erskine business students keep moving, keep learning

Posted on April 10, 2014 by

Assistant Professor of Business Karen Mattison has kept her students moving this year, on the Erskine College campus and beyond. Highlights of the fall semester for students included using their business skills in a service project for Anderson Interfaith Ministries (AIM) and attending the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) 14th Annual Student Leadership Conference in Charlotte. […]

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Flying Fleet women meet pen pals

Posted on April 2, 2014 by

The Erskine Women’s Tennis Team traveled to Hilton Head in March for an exciting spring break trip, playing against several other college teams and defeating Tiffin University (Ohio) and Slippery Rock University. But for sophomore Sarah McDonald and her teammates, a practice session in Walterboro during the trip was also a thrilling experience. It was there, […]

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Alumni couple prepares for service with Greater Europe Mission

Posted on April 1, 2014 by

Tina and Jodie Gaston report that they have been accepted as missionaries with Greater Europe Mission (GEM) and hope to serve with church planters in England following a time of intercultural training in Canada this summer. Tina, a 1999 Erskine College sports medicine graduate, said she and husband Jodie, a pastor and 2003 Erskine Seminary […]

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Alumna Beth Tuten named Teacher of the Year finalist

Posted on March 18, 2014 by

Beth Tuten, a 1996 graduate of Erskine College and a board-certified special education teacher, is one of five finalists for South Carolina Teacher of the Year announced by State Superintendent of Education Dr. Mick Zais March 4. “They have been chosen from among nearly 50,000 classroom teachers and are being recognized for their hard work […]

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Actress Millie Ballinger ’48 honored at reception Friday

Posted on March 10, 2014 by

Actress Millie Ballinger, a member of the Erskine College Class of 1948, was honored March 7 with an exhibit, reception, and ceremony in the Bowie Arts Center. Ballinger, a native of Troy, S.C., who resides in Clemson, has performed in nearly every playhouse and theater in the state, and has also appeared in television and […]

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Hiking through Spain fuels friendships, allows introspection

Posted on March 10, 2014 by

A hardy group of Erskine College students made new friends, developed new strengths, and gained new insights during a Winter Term travel course in Spain in January. Led by Assistant Professor of Spanish Dr. Michael Burriss, the seven students—Cali Colbert, Sarah DeVos, Jordan Joseph, Kate Keukelaar, Meg Randall, Pete Savarese, and Kathleen Watkins— took a five-week, […]

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Author of ‘The Age of Lincoln’ says Civil War ‘is with us still’

Posted on March 6, 2014 by

Prolific author Dr. Orville Vernon Burton, professor of history and computer science at Clemson University, delivered this year’s Stukes Lecture March 4, entitled “Lincoln: From the Emancipation Proclamation to the March on Washington.” He told his audience, “Lincoln’s flexible mind enabled him to grow,” and cited ways in which his vision expanded over the course […]

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Community revitalization leader links faith with action

Posted on February 25, 2014 by

Genevieve Brown, a South Carolina native who became a community development leader in a blighted area of the Bronx, spoke to students, faculty and staff at Erskine College Feb. 25 as part of Erskine’s observance of Black History Month. Brown grew up on her parents’ Anderson farm in a devoutly Christian home and moved to […]

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