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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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Summer break for history professor starts in Spain

Posted on June 12, 2018 by

Assistant Professor of History Dr. John Harris, who began teaching at Erskine last year, traveled to Spain for an international conference on “The Transnational Networks of the Illegal Slave Trade in the Nineteenth Century” at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. Organized by Harvard University and Pompeu Fabra University, the meeting took place May 21-23. The […]

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Spring 2018 Dean’s List announced

Posted on June 5, 2018 by

The Erskine College Spring 2018 Dean’s List has been announced by Provost of the College Dr. John Basie. The dean’s list honors full-time students who earn a GPR of at least 3.80. The following students have been named to the dean’s list: Gary Legaspi Aromin, Tamuning, Guam Sarah Renee Ashbrook, Bloomingdale, Ga. Andrea Ann Bannister, […]

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Erskine celebrates Class of 2018 at commencement ceremony

Posted on May 19, 2018 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary recognized graduating students May 19 during a joint ceremony on the Erskine campus. This year’s speaker was Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a recognized leader among American evangelicals. Mohler said people are often told, “Don’t just stand there—do something,” but stressed that […]

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Dr. Michael Milton delivers baccalaureate address

Posted on May 19, 2018 by

Graduating students and their families gathered in the Due West ARP Church Friday, May 18, for an evening service of worship in preparation for Erskine College and Seminary commencement ceremonies Saturday. This year’s baccalaureate speaker was Dr. Michael A. Milton, James Ragsdale Professor of Missions and Evangelism and director of the chaplain ministries emphasis in […]

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