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Erskine Alumni Weekend 2019 planned for March 29-30

Posted on March 25, 2019 by

Erskine Alumni Weekend 2019 is set for this weekend, Friday and Saturday, March 29-30, a month earlier than has been usual for the past several years. A Friday evening concert by the Choraleers precedes a slate of Saturday activities planned by the alumni office team, headed by Paul Bell. Bell, who became executive director of […]

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Chapel speaker offers a language lesson

Posted on March 21, 2019 by

The Rev. Heiko Burklin, a mission developer with World Witness (an agency of the ARP Church), pronounced a series of German vowels and asked Erskine students to repeat the vowels after him as he began his chapel message March 19. Burklin, who was born in Germany, has spent part of his life in Germany and […]

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Instead of sleeping in, students ‘Rise Against Hunger’

Posted on March 7, 2019 by

A Saturday morning service project succeeded in a big way at Erskine College last month when some 80 students showed up for a “Rise Against Hunger” event Feb. 9 and packaged more than 11,000 meals in under three hours. Hosted by Erskine’s Rotoract Club, the project teamed Erskine students with an international relief organization, Rise […]

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Douglas Gresham, stepson of C.S. Lewis, speaks at Erskine

Posted on March 5, 2019 by

Admirers of C.S. Lewis from both Erskine and the larger community gathered in Memorial Hall on the Erskine College campus Thursday evening for “My Memories of Jack,” an address by Douglas Gresham, stepson of the famed scholar and author. Lewis was married to Joy Davidman, mother of Gresham and his brother David, and Davidman died […]

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Darlington Cup goes to Philos at 2019 debate

Posted on March 1, 2019 by

Euphemians and Philomatheans considered the question “Illegal Immigration: Should the United States Build the Border Wall?” during the 2019 Darlington Cup Debate in Lesesne Auditorium Feb. 28. At the end of the event, the Philomathean Literary Society was declared this year’s winner, taking possession of the Darlington Cup from the Euphemian Literary Society, last year’s […]

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Trustees hear from students, professors

Posted on February 27, 2019 by

The Erskine Board of Trustees met on campus Thursday and Friday, Feb. 21-22. Highlighting the two-day gathering were opportunities for trustees to hear from students and faculty members. On the first day, the College Committee heard from four students and several professors. Students who spoke to the committee were senior English major Elizabeth Bishop of […]

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Stepson of C.S. Lewis to speak at Erskine

Posted on February 22, 2019 by

Douglas Gresham, stepson of renowned scholar, author, and Christian apologist C.S. Lewis, will visit the Erskine campus Thursday, Feb. 28, speaking at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall about growing up in the Lewis household. After his address, “My Memories of Jack,” a question-and-answer session will be offered. A reception will follow in the foyer connecting […]

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Athletic training graduate returns as chapel speaker

Posted on February 21, 2019 by

Joseph Brown, a member of the Erskine College Class of 2014, addressed students, staff, and professors at a chapel gathering Feb. 19. He did not deliver a sermon, but instead spoke about his own life in a testimony called “The Sovereignty of God Over All Things.” Brown, a cum laude graduate from Whitmire, S.C., majored […]

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Erskine’s new coach keynotes all-state football banquet

Posted on February 15, 2019 by

Recently appointed Erskine football coach Shap Boyd served as keynote speaker for the High School Sports Report’s 33rd annual all-state football awards banquet Feb. 10 in Columbia. The coach spoke to the gathering of outstanding South Carolina high school athletes and their families about his goal of “building a Christ-centered football team,” explaining some of […]

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