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Reception given for Erskine faculty and staff members

Posted on May 9, 2017 by

Erskine College and Seminary faculty and staff members were honored May 4 at a Faculty and Staff Appreciation Reception in the Bowie Arts Center. Assistant Professor of Education Dale Smith, who began her service at Erskine in 2005, was recognized on the occasion of her retirement. Associate Professor of Education Dr. Joanne Jumper offered a […]

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Students volunteer at Special Olympics

Posted on May 5, 2017 by

Assistant Professor of Physical Education Dan Corsi took his Adapted Physical Education class to the Furman University campus April 21 to volunteer with the 2017 Greenville County Special Olympics Spring Games. Corsi said his 24 students worked with two programs for people with disabilities: the YMCA’s R.E.C.E.S.S. (Recreation, Exercise, Community, Education, Social Service) program, focused […]

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Business students tackle tax returns at VITA center

Posted on May 4, 2017 by

Three Erskine College business majors—Tyler Burgess, a junior from Gainesville, Ga., and twin brothers Alex and Matt Preston, seniors from Greer, S.C.—shared their skills this tax season with the IRS-sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, working at the Abbeville VITA center. Matt Preston says the students learned about the opportunity to work with VITA […]

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Erskine partners with foundation for business plan competition

Posted on May 3, 2017 by

Students from several area high schools came to the Erskine campus May 2 for the second annual Business Plan Competition hosted by Erskine College and the Freshwater Coast Community Foundation (FCCF). Assistant Professor of Business Administration Tracy McCurry’s Business Strategy class participated in the planning and execution of the event, helping with timekeeping, greeting, monitoring […]

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Chemistry professor honored by SCICU

Posted on April 27, 2017 by

Associate Professor of Chemistry and Physics Dr. Tiffany Hayden was one of 20 professors from member colleges honored at the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) 11th 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 […]

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Due West Branch of AAUW honors 39 outstanding students

Posted on April 4, 2017 by

The Due West Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) recognized 39 young women from Erskine College and area high schools March 27 at the 58th Annual Student Recognition Dinner in the Bell Conference Room of Watkins Student Center on the Erskine campus. Former Erskine administrator Genie McDill, a 1972 graduate of Erskine […]

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Amy Burton wins Patterson Prize

Posted on March 29, 2017 by

Amy Burton, a senior from Ware Shoals, S.C., received the Walt and Susan Patterson Prize for a poster she presented at the annual Mathematical Association of America (MMA) Southeastern Section meeting March 11 at Mercer University in Macon, Ga. Burton’s project focused on Leonardo Pisano, also known as Leonardo Fibonacci, a medieval mathematician. “Her research […]

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Professor named president of philosophy society

Posted on March 10, 2017 by

Erskine College Professor of Philosophy Dr. David Reiter, who joined the faculty in 2007, has been named president of the South Carolina Society for Philosophy (SCSP). His installation took place at the society’s annual meeting Feb. 25 at Coastal Carolina University. This year’s meeting featured a keynote session on “Philosophy in the Public Square,” Reiter […]

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Alumna visits writing class, offers reading

Posted on March 8, 2017 by

Deb Richardson-Moore, a 2005 graduate of Erskine Theological Seminary and the author of two published books—with a third coming out this summer—read selections from her work March 2 in the Hangar, a small gathering place on the lower level of the Erskine Building. She was also a guest speaker in Assistant Professor of English Dr. […]

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