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Biology alumna named Marine Educator of the Year

Posted on May 3, 2018 by

Beth Burkett ’01, an environmental education coordinator with the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) was recently named Marine Educator of the Year by the South Carolina Marine Educators Association (SCMEA), according to CRBJ Biz Wire. Burkett was a biology major at Erskine and has worked for CCPRC since 2000, teaching children about coastal […]

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Alumni gather in Due West

Posted on May 2, 2018 by

Alumni and friends, along with their families, enjoyed perfect spring weather April 28 for Erskine’s annual alumni celebration. Among them were members of the Erskine College Class of 1968, marking their 50th reunion this year. The day’s events and activities included a meeting of the Alumni Association as well as individual class meetings, an outdoor […]

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Albert Mohler to speak at commencement May 19

Posted on April 30, 2018 by

Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, will deliver the commencement address when Erskine College and Theological Seminary honors this year’s graduates Saturday, May 19 at 10:30 a.m. under the towers of the Erskine Building. A theologian and ordained minister, Mohler is a recognized leader among American evangelicals as he […]

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Refugee ministry is topic for Cardwell Lecture

Posted on April 26, 2018 by

Elinor Griffin, a 2016 magna cum laude graduate of Erskine College, returned to her alma mater April 5 to deliver this year’s Frances Cardwell Lecture. The Cardwell Lecture Series brings a successful female graduate to the campus each year to speak to the student body. Griffin, who serves as Refugee Ministry Coordinator for Outreach North […]

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Alumni Weekend 2018 set for April 27-28

Posted on April 25, 2018 by

Erskine alumni and friends are invited to the Due West campus April 27-28 for Alumni Weekend 2018. Highlights include a free concert by “Prettier Than Matt” featuring 2009 graduate Jessica Skinner and a demonstration by the award-winning Due West Robotics Club. A spring choral concert featuring the Choraleers, Chamber Singers, and Bella Voce will be […]

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Euphies edge out Philos to win Darlington Cup

Posted on April 24, 2018 by

Six debaters squared off April 19 in a Darlington Cup competition between the Euphemian and Philomathean literary societies, with the Euphemians prevailing in a close contest. The debate was presented in Lesesne Auditorium during convocation. Considering the question of whether gun control laws should be enacted by the federal government were three Euphies arguing for […]

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Students find joy in service during spring break

Posted on April 23, 2018 by

Erskine College freshman Kara Rabon of Lexington, S.C., writes about a spring break mission experience she shared with a group of Erskine students in nearby Honea Path. Widows’ Watchman Ministries is an organization based in Honea Path, S.C., that was started by Bill May in 2000. Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) at Erskine has been participating […]

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English professor honored by SCICU

Posted on April 19, 2018 by

Assistant Professor of English Dr. Christine Schott was one of 20 professors from member colleges honored at the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) 13th Annual Excellence in Teaching Awards Dinner April 12. Each year SCICU recognizes outstanding faculty members from each of its 20 member schools. Recipients are honored at an annual award […]

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Triple major set to attend top-ranked graduate school

Posted on April 19, 2018 by

Like a number of other Erskine College seniors, Julie Butler of Bradley, S.C., has been considering where to go to graduate school. She recently decided to attend Michigan State University (MSU), where she will pursue a Ph.D. in nuclear physics. Michigan State is ranked first by U.S. News & World Report among graduate schools for […]

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