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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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Student officers set for 2013-14

Posted on May 3, 2013 by

Daniel Prohaska, a junior from Moncks Corner, has been elected Student Government Association (SGA) president at Erskine College. He takes the reins from outgoing SGA President J.P. Duncan, a senior from York who was elected to two successive terms. Other SGA officers elected include junior Hannah Collins of Fountain Inn, vice president; sophomore Rebecca Chesser of […]

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Tillary Blackman receives Ruth Kelly Scholarship

Posted on March 21, 2013 by

Mental Health America-Abbeville County awarded the 2012-13 Ruth Kelly Scholarship to Erskine College senior Tillary Blackman Feb. 7 at the 50th anniversary Mental Health America Banquet, held in the Founders Room of Moffatt Dining Hall. Professor of Psychology Dr. Stephen Sniteman presented the award to Blackman. The scholarship is given annually to an outstanding Erskine […]

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Student photography exhibit runs through April 1

Posted on March 14, 2013 by

A reception honoring contributors to a digital photography exhibit in the Bowie Arts Center is planned for Tuesday, March 19, from 2 to 4 p.m. Convocation credit will be offered for this event. Works by students from Erskine College, under the direction of Erskine’s Adjunct Instructor of Art Grace Contreras, as well as students from […]

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Young women from Erskine and area high schools receive AAUW awards

Posted on March 13, 2013 by

The Due West Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) honored 32 outstanding young women from Erskine College and Abbeville County high schools March 11 at the 54th Annual Student Recognition Dinner in the Bell Conference Room on the Erskine campus. Vice President for Student Services Dr. Robyn Agnew, a member of the […]

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History majors take top honors at regional conference

Posted on March 5, 2013 by

Erskine College swept two of the top three honors for best paper at the Georgia Regional Phi Alpha Theta (PAT) Meeting Feb. 23 at LaGrange College, LaGrange, Ga. Three senior history majors, members of the Erskine College chapter of the history honor society Phi Alpha Theta, attended the meeting and presented papers. They were accompanied […]

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‘God’s Sovereign Providence’ is theme for Board of Trustees meeting

Posted on February 22, 2013 by

The trustees of Erskine College & Theological Seminary met on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 14-15. Chairman David Conner chose “God’s Sovereign Providence” as the theme for the two days of meetings. That theme was referenced in various ways throughout the meetings, as well as in an opening devotional each day. Dr. Jim Meek, dean of […]

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Fall 2012 Dean’s List announced

Posted on February 5, 2013 by

Eighty-eight students have been named to the Erskine College Fall 2012 Dean’s List announced by Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Brad Christie. The Erskine College Dean’s List honors full-time students who earn a GPR of at least 3.80. Students named to the dean’s list were: •Samantha Thi Abbott, North Augusta, S.C. •Michelle Elizabeth […]

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New professor’s Icelandic studies enrich her teaching

Posted on January 21, 2013 by

Assistant Professor of English Dr. Christine Schott brings to her teaching a love for English literature and an enthusiasm for Icelandic lore. One of several professors who joined the Erskine College faculty in the fall, Schott is a self-described ‘Air Force brat’ who received her undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College, then went on to graduate […]

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