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Faculty Focus: Dr. Mary Lowe

Posted on October 7, 2014 by

Dr. Mary Lowe, associate dean of Erskine Seminary’s Virtual Campus, has followed an Erskine tradition and her calling to serve students, not only academically, but also in their personal development. Spreading the Gospel was a key focus in Mary Lowe’s family. Her parents were missionaries in Haiti and Suriname for 26 years. Lowe and her […]

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Vardon Cox marks 500th victory

Posted on April 22, 2014 by

Vardon Cox, a 1964 graduate of Erskine College who has served his alma mater as men’s tennis coach for 45 years, celebrated his 500th career victory Wednesday, April 16, when the Fleet won its final home tennis match of the season, defeating North Greenville University. Friends and members of the team commemorated the win by writing […]

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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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‘Instruments of Peace’ begins at 3 p.m. today

Posted on March 19, 2014 by

“Instruments of Peace: The Arts, Reconciliation, and Sacred Space,” a symposium at Erskine College convened by Professor of Music Dr. J. Brooks Kuykendall and Grady Patterson Professor of Politics Dr. Ashley Woodiwiss, will begin Thursday, April 3 at 3 p.m. in Memorial Hall with a concert and poetry reading, and continue Friday, April 4, at […]

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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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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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