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Church planting’s gospel impact takes time, graduate says

Posted on December 6, 2017 by

The Rev. Brooks Pipher is a Church Planting Explorer with the Florida Presbytery of the ARP Church. He graduated from Erskine Theological Seminary in 2014 with a Master of Divinity degree. He previously interned at Christ Community Church in Ruskin, Fla. At the time of this interview, Pipher and his wife Amanda resided in downtown […]

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Erskine chapter honored by American Chemical Society

Posted on December 4, 2017 by

The Erskine College student chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has been named an “Outstanding” chapter for the 2016-17 academic year. More than 400 student chapter activity reports were submitted to ACS for the year, and from among these the ACS Committee on Education presented just 52 outstanding awards, along with 114 commendable and […]

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‘An Erskine Christmas’ planned for Friday and Saturday

Posted on November 28, 2017 by

The Choraleers, Chamber Singers, and Bella Voce will present “An Erskine Christmas” Friday, Dec. 1, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 2, at 6 p.m. Both performances will be given in Memorial Hall, and convocation credit will be offered to Erskine students who attend. The free concert will focus on traditional Christmas music. Assistant Professor […]

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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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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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Looking back at summer: Discovery Garden at Erskine

Posted on September 21, 2017 by

  Several summer programs were hosted on the Erskine campus this year, among them the ninth annual Discovery Garden in July, with one session geared for children aged 5-7 and a second session for children 8-11 years old. The sessions were led by Professor Emerita of Biology Dr. Janice Haldeman and Associate Professor of Biology […]

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Irma takes a tree in campus garden

Posted on September 15, 2017 by

In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irma, Professor Emerita of Biology Dr. Janice Haldeman reported the loss of a large slash pine on the Erskine campus. Nathan Guyette of Aramark Facilities said the tree, which was growing in Erskine’s Pressly Family Heritage Garden across from the science center, measures 95 feet in length and is […]

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President delivers address at Formal Opening

Posted on September 1, 2017 by

Erskine College and Seminary President Dr. Robert E. Gustafson spoke to students, faculty, staff, and community members Aug. 31 during a Formal Opening Convocation marking the 179th year of the college and the 181st year of the seminary. Gustafson was named president by the Erskine Board of Trustees in May, several months after becoming interim […]

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Trustees meet on move-in day

Posted on August 17, 2017 by

The Erskine Board of Trustees gathered on the campus Thursday, August 17, conducting committee meetings in the morning as students were moving into residence halls for the fall semester. The main board meeting began in the afternoon. “It was a very positive meeting. The board found much to be thankful for—above all, seeing nearly 200 […]

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