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Reiter addresses philosophers

Posted on May 16, 2018 by

Professor of Philosophy Dr. David Reiter delivered the presidential address March 24 at a joint meeting of the South Carolina Society for Philosophy and the North Carolina Philosophical Society at Winthrop University in Rock Hill. He examined the question “Does theism enjoy an epistemic advantage?” and offered “Reflections on recent (and not so recent) work.” […]

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Undergraduate symposium expanded to include humanities

Posted on May 14, 2018 by

Erskine’s fifth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium May 7 included student poster presentations in the areas of athletic training, biology, chemistry, mathematics, and psychology; oral presentations in mathematics and history; an art show; and honor recitals in music. “We had campus-wide involvement this year,” Associate Professor of Chemistry and Physics Dr. Tiffany Hayden said. “We expanded […]

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Albert Mohler to speak at commencement May 19

Posted on April 30, 2018 by

Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, will deliver the commencement address when Erskine College and Theological Seminary honors this year’s graduates Saturday, May 19 at 10:30 a.m. under the towers of the Erskine Building. A theologian and ordained minister, Mohler is a recognized leader among American evangelicals as he […]

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Euphies edge out Philos to win Darlington Cup

Posted on April 24, 2018 by

Six debaters squared off April 19 in a Darlington Cup competition between the Euphemian and Philomathean literary societies, with the Euphemians prevailing in a close contest. The debate was presented in Lesesne Auditorium during convocation. Considering the question of whether gun control laws should be enacted by the federal government were three Euphies arguing for […]

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English professor honored by SCICU

Posted on April 19, 2018 by

Assistant Professor of English Dr. Christine Schott was one of 20 professors from member colleges honored at the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) 13th 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 annual award […]

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Triple major set to attend top-ranked graduate school

Posted on April 19, 2018 by

Like a number of other Erskine College seniors, Julie Butler of Bradley, S.C., has been considering where to go to graduate school. She recently decided to attend Michigan State University (MSU), where she will pursue a Ph.D. in nuclear physics. Michigan State is ranked first by U.S. News & World Report among graduate schools for […]

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Students and professors discuss vocation and calling

Posted on April 10, 2018 by

“Vocation and Calling,” a course listed as Vocation 101, is meeting weekly this spring. “This is a seminar format course that helps students consider what it means to live a good life and how to find a fulfilling vocation,” says Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Al Mina. The non-credit class, which began Feb. 21 and […]

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Students recall UK trip

Posted on April 9, 2018 by

After Assistant Professor of English Dr. Christine Schott led a group of Erskine College students on a literary tour of the United Kingdom in January, several members of the travel course reflected on the significance of the trip and what they gained from it. They cited stops on the tour that were most interesting to […]

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Erskine students honored with area high school students

Posted on March 22, 2018 by

The Due West Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) celebrated its 60th anniversary and recognized 35 young women from Erskine College and area high schools March 6 at the 59th Annual Student Recognition Dinner in the Bell Conference Room of Watkins Student Center on the Erskine campus. Dr. Faye Simpson Sprouse, Superintendent […]

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