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Winter Term class hosts social entrepreneurship games

Posted on February 10, 2016 by

Assistant Professor of Business Administration Karen Mattison’s Winter Term class, “Planning to Make a Difference,” planned and hosted an interactive learning experience focused on social entrepreneurship Jan. 19. The event in Watkins Student Center attracted more than 100 students and faculty members, providing education about what is for some an unfamiliar topic through a variety […]

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Beloved former professor and vice president dies

Posted on January 15, 2016 by

Dr. Joseph T. Stukes, who served as professor of history at Erskine from 1966-74 and vice president for academic affairs from 1966-71, died Tuesday, Jan. 12. A fund establishing the Joseph T. Stukes Lecture Series was established in his honor by students and colleagues, bringing many distinguished historians to speak at Erskine College. Visitation is […]

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Bagpiper returns to Erskine campus to teach

Posted on January 6, 2016 by

Many alumni, students, and others who spend time on the Erskine College website have seen there an image of alumna Grace Washam playing the bagpipes. Now a visiting instructor of history at Erskine, Grace was a freshman when the photograph was taken from the towers of the Erskine Building, “the highest off the ground that […]

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Student-athlete’s senior thesis published

Posted on January 5, 2016 by

Erskine College senior Leandro Bolaños Melgar of Peru, a member of the men’s soccer team who is completing a double major in psychology and business administration, has had his senior psychology thesis published in the November 2015 issue of the European Journal of Business and Social Sciences, an internationally refereed scholarly journal published monthly online […]

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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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