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Aviatrix, biologist: alumna brings it to the classroom

Posted on October 14, 2015 by

“So, I just gave unexpected chalk talks (on a real chalkboard – they exist, at least at Erskine College!) for both my freshmen and upperclass majors in Cell Biology because I was impatient with the AV aids and got so much positive feedback from my students.” This comment on Facebook—ending with “#killedit#oldschool”—captured a recent day […]

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Seminary sponsors roundtable on racial reconciliation

Posted on August 13, 2015 by

A roundtable discussion on “Racial Reconciliation and Christian Unity” at Erskine Seminary’s Columbia campus August 10 was so well attended that a larger venue than initially reserved was needed to accommodate the crowd. “The response in the Erskine family to the importance of practicing racial unity in the Christian community was remarkable and encouraging,” Erskine […]

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Meaning matters: The highest value of liberal learning

Posted on August 1, 2015 by

Dr. N. Bradley Christie, senior vice president for academic affairs at Erskine College, delivered the following address at the Dean’s Convocation on April 23, 2015. An abridged version was published in the Fall 2015 issue of Inside Erskine.  For several years I have collected articles, mostly from The Chronicle of Higher Education, on the plight of the liberal […]

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Saying thanks to the faculty

Posted on June 2, 2015 by

Just a few days after commencement, this year’s H.M. Young Ring winner, Ronnie Funk, sent a letter to the Erskine College faculty. He thanked them for their formative role in his experience as a student and in the direction of his vocation. We know Ronnie represents many other graduates across the years in articulating his gratitude. […]

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Eves finds ‘a place of equilibrium’ at Erskine Seminary

Posted on May 5, 2015 by

Terry Eves pursued a “simultaneous call to minister and teach” which led him eventually to Erskine Theological Seminary (ETS), where he has taught since 2005 and now serves as professor of Old Testament. Engaged as a teacher and mentor of students and serving as a leader in the church, “For the first time in my […]

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Longtime chemistry professor honored by SCICU

Posted on April 20, 2015 by

Young Professor of Chemistry Dr. Howard Thomas was among the 20 professors from member colleges honored at the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) 10th Annual Excellence in Teaching Awards Dinner April 14. Each year, a member of the faculty from each of the 20 SCICU institutions is nominated for the teaching award according […]

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Longtime professor balances scholarship, teaching

Posted on April 13, 2015 by

Younts Professor of Bible and Religion Dr. William B. Evans, who has taught at Erskine College since 1993, takes teaching seriously, but along with classroom and mentoring work he spends time preparing papers and books for publication. Evans, author of Imputation and Impartation: Union with Christ in American Reformed Theology (Paternoster, 2008), recently edited The […]

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Erskine Seminary provides ‘unifying presence’ in Augusta

Posted on January 13, 2015 by

During a time when reports of racial conflict have peppered the national news, a recent men’s retreat brought black and white Christians together. Men from Tabernacle Baptist Church, a predominantly black congregation, met with men from mostly white First Presbyterian Church. The event marked another expansion of fellowship between the two Augusta, Georgia congregations, and […]

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Social entrepreneurship gains momentum on campus

Posted on January 6, 2015 by

In the spring of 2014 the Erskine College faculty approved a new minor in Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation (SEI), and in the fall of 2014 the Erskine Theological Seminary faculty approved a Graduate Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship. A core team of faculty, staff, students, and alumni are working to develop the SEI program. The context […]

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