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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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Seminary names second Emanuel AME Scholarship recipient

Posted on March 2, 2017 by

Erskine Theological Seminary (ETS) student Rhonda Heyward has been chosen as the second recipient of the Emanuel AME Church Scholarship, established in honor of Mother Emanuel AME Church. “My first reaction was ‘Thank you, Lord!’—I was overwhelmed, elated, and filled with joy as I shared the news with my husband and family,” Heyward said. “It […]

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John Basie named provost

Posted on February 14, 2017 by

The following announcement was written and disseminated Feb. 10 by Erskine’s interim president, who called a meeting to inform faculty and staff members of the appointment. Interim President Dr. Robert E. Gustafson is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. John Basie (pictured at left) as the new Provost of Erskine College beginning March 13, […]

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Professor serves as guest conductor

Posted on February 13, 2017 by

Dr. Keith Timms, assistant professor of music education and director of choral activities at Erskine College, recently served as guest conductor of the high school All-County Chorus in Horry County, S.C. He was interviewed Feb. 10 for myhorrynews.com by August R. Dittbenner. “There is something magical about doing more difficult music with other musicians who […]

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