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Idea of covenant fundamental to U.S. Constitution, speaker says

Posted on October 1, 2018 by

“The U.S. Constitution did not develop in a vacuum,” Cameron Runyan told Erskine College students Sept. 27 in Lesesne Auditorium. From the fervent faith of Christopher Columbus on display in the explorer’s journal to the profound covenantal influence of the Mayflower Compact, Runyan traced documents and developments that helped shape the U.S. Constitution. Runyan stressed […]

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Seminary co-sponsors ‘An Evening with C.S. Lewis’ Oct. 12-13

Posted on September 14, 2018 by

Erskine Theological Seminary is co-sponsoring, with the C.S. Lewis Institute, An Evening with C.S. Lewis Oct. 12-13, featuring British actor David Payne presenting in character the Life of C.S. Lewis. “Greenville, South Carolina is now the 13th city in the world to have a C.S. Lewis Institute,” says the Rev. Matt Miller, director of Erskine […]

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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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For the first time since 1951, football to return to Erskine

Posted on August 24, 2018 by

Erskine President Dr. Robert Gustafson met with faculty and staff members today to announce plans to bring football back to the college. Director of Athletics Mark Peeler comments on plans for football in a press release sent out today. Read more here.

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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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Milton speaks at ethics symposium

Posted on August 10, 2018 by

Dr. Michael Milton, James H. Ragsdale Professor of Missions and Evangelism at Erskine Theological Seminary, recently spoke at the International Military Ethics Symposium, which was held July 30-August 1 at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C. Milton, a retired U.S. Army Reserve Chaplain (Colonel) who serves as director of the chaplain ministries emphasis in […]

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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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Trustees come to campus for last meeting of fiscal year

Posted on May 29, 2018 by

Erskine’s trustees gathered in Due West May 17-18 for their final meeting of the academic and fiscal year, led by outgoing Board Chairman Sam James of Huntersville, N.C. Trustee Jill Gazzaway, also of Huntersville, N.C., described the “main talking point” of the meeting as “our charge to be a solidly evangelical, confessionally Christian institution that […]

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