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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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Conference provides rejuvenation for pastors

Posted on April 25, 2018 by

Greenville Spring Week, sponsored April 11-14 by Erskine Theological Seminary’s Greenville site, welcomed its planned maximum of 50 attendees, 45 of whom were Associate Reformed Presbyterian (ARP) ministers. The Rev. Matthew Miller, director of the Greenville site and former senior pastor at Greenville ARP Church, declared the event a success and spoke about its segue […]

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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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Sixth Annual Girardeau Lectures scheduled for May 2-3

Posted on April 18, 2018 by

Erskine Theological Seminary and First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., will welcome Dr. Robert Smith, Jr. as speaker for this year’s John L. Girardeau Lectures, which are scheduled for May 2-3. Smith’s first lecture, “The Neglected God,” will be delivered Wednesday, May 2, at 6 p.m. in Jackson Hall at First Presbyterian Church. The lecture will […]

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Students and professors discuss vocation and calling

Posted on April 10, 2018 by

“Vocation and Calling,” a course listed as Vocation 101, is meeting weekly this spring. “This is a seminar format course that helps students consider what it means to live a good life and how to find a fulfilling vocation,” says Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Al Mina. The non-credit class, which began Feb. 21 and […]

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Students recall UK trip

Posted on April 9, 2018 by

After Assistant Professor of English Dr. Christine Schott led a group of Erskine College students on a literary tour of the United Kingdom in January, several members of the travel course reflected on the significance of the trip and what they gained from it. They cited stops on the tour that were most interesting to […]

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