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Erskine business students keep moving, keep learning

Posted on April 10, 2014 by

Assistant Professor of Business Karen Mattison has kept her students moving this year, on the Erskine College campus and beyond. Highlights of the fall semester for students included using their business skills in a service project for Anderson Interfaith Ministries (AIM) and attending the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) 14th Annual Student Leadership Conference in Charlotte. […]

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Hiking through Spain fuels friendships, allows introspection

Posted on March 10, 2014 by

A hardy group of Erskine College students made new friends, developed new strengths, and gained new insights during a Winter Term travel course in Spain in January. Led by Assistant Professor of Spanish Dr. Michael Burriss, the seven students—Cali Colbert, Sarah DeVos, Jordan Joseph, Kate Keukelaar, Meg Randall, Pete Savarese, and Kathleen Watkins— took a five-week, […]

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Physics professor discovers peace in the shadow of war

Posted on February 16, 2014 by

Associate Professor of Physics Dr. Ekaterina Michonova-Alexova, who has taught at Erskine College since 2007, traveled to Japan in August to attend a seminar for faculty, “Nuclear Weapons and Our Globalizing Century: A Multidisciplinary Challenge for the Christian Academy,” sponsored by the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU).  In the course of the 10-day […]

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Erskine receives CIC grant to explore Christian vocation

Posted on February 4, 2014 by

Erskine College has been selected to receive a NetVUE Program Development Grant in the amount of $32,700 for use between January 1, 2014, and January 31, 2016. The Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE) is a program administered by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC). Erskine College is among 36 NetVUE institutions selected to deepen […]

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Macaulay makes conference presentation in UK

Posted on October 14, 2013 by

Assistant Professor of History Dr. John Macaulay presented “Urban Unitarians, Rural Trinitarians: Town Liberals in a Planter Culture” last month at an international interdisciplinary conference at the University of Southhampton in the United Kingdom. The conference,“Uneasy Neighbours: Rural-Urban Relationships in the Nineteenth Century,” featured presenters from the Czech Republic, Japan, Poland, Spain, and throughout the […]

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Erskine trustees extend Christie’s term as acting president and affirm presidential search committee

Posted on August 20, 2013 by

The Erskine College & Theological Seminary Board of Trustees voted during its meetings August 15-16 to extend Dr. Brad Christie’s tenure as acting president while the presidential search committee moves forward to identify Erskine’s sixteenth president. Christie assumed the role of acting president in July upon the departure of David Norman from the president’s office. […]

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Discovery Garden marks fifth year with music emphasis

Posted on July 19, 2013 by

“Discovery Garden,” also known as “DIG,” a summer program for children offered at Erskine College for the fifth consecutive year and led jointly by Professor Emerita of Biology Dr. Jan Haldeman and Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Naoma Nelsen, hosted two weeklong sessions in June, one for five- to seven-year-olds, and another for eight- to […]

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College graduates urged to ‘begin walking uphill’

Posted on May 21, 2013 by

Members of the Erskine College Class of 2013 were recognized May 18 at the school’s 168th commencement. Commencement speaker Alfred C. Sikes served as chairman of the Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) under President George H.W. Bush. He has served on the Trinity Forum Board, which he chaired for five years. Sikes, whose address was titled […]

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Politics professor receives SCICU award

Posted on April 23, 2013 by

Grady Patterson Professor of Politics Dr. Ashley Woodwiss has received a 2013 Excellence in Teaching Award from South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU). The award was announced at a ceremony April 16. A faculty member from each of the 20 member institutions of SCICU is nominated for the award, and recipients are honored at […]

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