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Seminary receives gift to establish Emanuel AME Church scholarship

Posted on July 15, 2015 by

A gift of $10,000 to establish a scholarship for African Methodist Episcopal (AME) students in honor of Mother Emanuel AME Church was presented to Erskine Theological Seminary (ETS) July 7 by IBelieveSC.net, the organization that sponsors a South Carolina DMV license plate of the same name. At a news conference in the rotunda of the […]

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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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English honor society inducts new members, honors seniors

Posted on May 19, 2015 by

Junior Miranda Guthrie of Suwanee, Ga., and two sophomores, Autumn Horne of Ware Shoals and Blake Little of Winnsboro, were inducted into the English honor society Sigma Tau Delta Tuesday evening during a dinner in the Bell Conference Room. Professor of English Dr. Joan Little said six of the seven English majors graduating this month […]

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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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Longtime biology professor receives NABT teaching award

Posted on December 12, 2014 by

Professor Emerita of Biology Dr. Janice Haldeman has been recognized for her contributions to undergraduate biology education by the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT), receiving the Four-Year College & University Section Biology Teaching Award. As an award winner, Haldeman attended the NABT Professional Development Conference in Cleveland Nov. 12-15 and gave a presentation entitled […]

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