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Professor serves as guest conductor

Posted on February 13, 2017 by

Dr. Keith Timms, assistant professor of music education and director of choral activities at Erskine College, recently served as guest conductor of the high school All-County Chorus in Horry County, S.C. He was interviewed Feb. 10 for myhorrynews.com by August R. Dittbenner. “There is something magical about doing more difficult music with other musicians who […]

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Erskine board gets report from Gustafson

Posted on February 9, 2017 by

The Erskine Board of Trustees met on Thursday, Feb. 2 for their first session of the calendar year. This was also their first meeting since Interim President Dr. Robert Gustafson took office Nov. 1, 2016. The mostly informational meeting provided a time for the president to review his first three months on the job and […]

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Moderator stresses God’s sovereign purpose: ‘not…the accomplishment, but the journey’

Posted on February 9, 2017 by

Phil Williams, Moderator of the General Synod of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, spoke to Erskine faculty, staff, and students Feb. 7 at the first convocation of the spring semester, focusing on providence, praise, and trust in an address entitled “A New Song.” Williams, whose career with Sara Lee Knit Products has taken him all […]

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Two-term EEB leader used to be ‘a shy freshman’

Posted on February 6, 2017 by

Four key organizations at Erskine—the Student Government Association (SGA), the Student Christian Association (SCA), the Judicial Council (Judicial), and the Erskine Entertainment Board (EEB)—help set the tone on campus as they deal with stewardship of student organization resources, support for faith commitment and service, issues of integrity and discipline, and choices regarding activities offered to […]

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‘I believe in what Erskine has to offer,’ says Judicial Council chair

Posted on January 26, 2017 by

Four key organizations at Erskine—the Student Government Association (SGA), the Student Christian Association (SCA), the Judicial Council (Judicial), and the Erskine Entertainment Board (EEB)—help set the tone on campus as they deal with stewardship of student organization resources, support for faith commitment and service, issues of integrity and discipline, and choices regarding activities offered to […]

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Closing of famed circus inspires tribute to professor

Posted on January 19, 2017 by

In a reflection occasioned by the planned closing of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, David Lauderdale, a 1975 graduate of Erskine College, has written movingly in the Island Packet about his uncle, Dr. Jack Heinsohn, a circus performer who became a minister and taught at Erskine Theological Seminary for many years. Heinsohn, […]

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Anna Raquel Robison wins UPS Scholarship

Posted on January 17, 2017 by

Anna Raquel Robison, an Erskine College senior from Isle of Palms, S.C., was selected to receive a UPS Scholarship provided by the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) and its national partner, the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC). At the national level, CIC teams up with the UPS Foundation to distribute funding of the […]

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Sophomore named to South Carolina Student Legislature post

Posted on January 13, 2017 by

Logan Franks, an Erskine College sophomore from Anderson, S.C., has been appointed Delegation Director of Alumni by South Carolina Student Legislature (SCSL) Governor J. Elliott Kelley. The SCSL governor made a number of appointments, which are effective immediately and run through the 2017 fall session of SCSL. Appointees are given various responsibilities throughout the academic […]

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Senior Kristen Craft receives Ruth Kelly Scholarship

Posted on January 10, 2017 by

  Erskine College senior Kristen Marie Craft of Anderson was awarded the Ruth Kelly Scholarship at the annual Abbeville Mental Health Banquet Nov. 17. The banquet was held in Moffatt Dining Hall. Assistant Professor of Psychology Dr. Briana Van Scoy welcomed attendees to Erskine and also presented the award to Craft. Craft serves as vice […]

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