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Rachel Wittig receives Ruth Kelly Scholarship

Posted on November 27, 2017 by

Erskine College senior Rachel Wittig of Fayetteville, N.C. received the Ruth Kelly Scholarship from Mental Health America (MHA) of Abbeville County Nov. 16, during the 55th annual Abbeville Mental Health Banquet in Erskine’s Moffatt Dining Hall. The scholarship is given annually to an outstanding Erskine senior for “excellence in a field leading to a career […]

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Students assist with ‘Senior Wish’ program at retirement center

Posted on November 8, 2017 by

Erskine College student volunteers recently helped to present an “Aloha Luau” at The Renaissance, a retirement community in Due West. Senior Rachel Wittig, a psychology major from Fort Houston, Texas, served as coordinator, recruiting students to work with her. Melanie Marr, activities director at The Renaissance, said the luau celebration was part of the Senior […]

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Exhibit of gems and minerals opens Saturday

Posted on November 2, 2017 by

Erskine’s Bowie Arts Center will host the Upper Abbeville Gem and Mineral Exhibit beginning Saturday, Nov. 4 at 10 a.m. At the exhibit opening Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., mine owners from Due West and the surrounding area will be on hand to answer questions. In a brochure about the exhibit, an explanation […]

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Covington and Smith crowned at homecoming

Posted on November 1, 2017 by

Seniors Hunter Covington, a Bible and religion major from Rock Hill, and Raven Smith, a special education major from Irmo, were crowned homecoming king and queen Oct. 28 during halftime of the men’s soccer match against Limestone College. Other members of the homecoming court included Tanner Frye of Spartanburg and Hope Peeler of Due West, […]

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Jazz pianist to perform in Memorial Saturday

Posted on October 30, 2017 by

The Erskine College Department of Music will welcome Deanna Witkowski, pianist, composer, and arranger, to the Erskine campus later this week. She will present a concert Saturday, Nov. 4, at 2:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. This event is free and open to the public. Convocation credit will be offered to Erskine students who attend. Terry […]

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Former intern returns to Erskine as chapel speaker

Posted on October 25, 2017 by

The Rev. Cam Smith, who spoke at an Erskine chapel service Oct. 24 in the Due West ARP Church, is not an Erskine graduate, but his connection to Erskine began when he was a student at Penn State University and continued through his participation in a spring break ministry project at Erskine, a two-year internship […]

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‘For The Kids’ presents ‘Miracle Week’ at Erskine

Posted on October 23, 2017 by

In a lead-up to “Miracle Week” on campus Oct. 23-27, the Erskine College student chapter of “For the Kids” (FTK) welcomed two guests at a convocation Oct. 19 to speak about the charitable cause supported by FTK— the work of the Greenville Children’s Hospital, part of the Greenville Health System and of the Children’s Miracle […]

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SGA president reflects on Choraleers’ summer trip

Posted on October 17, 2017 by

  Members of the Erskine Choraleers traveled to Europe in June to participate in a Lithuanian-American choir, spending a week in the north of Lithuania just before the annual synod of the Lithuanian Reformed Church. With the students were the director of the Choraleers, Associate Professor of Music Dr. Keith Timms (pictured above in center […]

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Erskine hosts Homecoming and Family Day

Posted on October 16, 2017 by

Erskine’s Homecoming and Family Weekend 2017 begins Friday, Oct. 27, with highlights to include the homecoming court, presented at halftime of the men’s soccer match Saturday afternoon, and the homecoming parade, set for Saturday evening at 7 p.m. this year. Friday’s events include the Erskine Open Golf Tournament, a Baptist Collegiate Ministries Reunion Dinner, a Choraleer […]

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