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Undergraduate symposium spotlights students’ work

Posted on April 17, 2019 by

Erskine’s sixth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS) April 15 included a variety of student presentations in the areas of athletic training, biology, chemistry, English, history, political science, psychology, and sociology, all in the Daniel•Moultrie Science Center. In conjunction with the symposium, a Visual Arts Show in the Bowie Arts Center featured works by 23 student […]

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Erskine Day of Giving: an opportunity to show support

Posted on April 10, 2019 by

Final preparations are being made today for Erskine’s Day of Giving, a first-ever event set for Thursday, April 11. This year marks the 180th year of the college and the 182nd year of the seminary. The Advancement team invites alumni and friends to make an impact for Erskine during these designated 24 hours—starting at midnight […]

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Chi Little Sisters’ P.A.W.S. Rescue Run nets more than $1,800

Posted on April 10, 2019 by

A 5K “Rescue Run” hosted by the Chi Little Sisters April 7 raised more than $1,800 for P.A.W.S. (Pets Are Worth Saving), the largest no-kill animal shelter in the upstate and home to more than 150 cats and dogs. The Rescue Run was the third large-scale service project hosted this year by the Chi Little […]

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Commencement set for May 4

Posted on April 8, 2019 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary will mark the completion of the 2018-19 academic year with a commencement ceremony Saturday, May 4, at 10:30 a.m. under the towers of the Erskine Building. This year’s commencement speaker is longtime pastor and missionary Dr. Andrew Brunson, who was arrested and imprisoned in Turkey in 2016. He endured a […]

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AAUW branch honors Erskine and area high school students

Posted on March 28, 2019 by

The Due West Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) honored young women from Erskine College and area high schools March 26 at the 60th Annual Student Recognition Dinner in the Founders Room of Moffatt Dining Hall on the Erskine campus. Joyce Cunningham, an adjunct faculty member in the education department at Erskine […]

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Erskine Alumni Weekend 2019 planned for March 29-30

Posted on March 25, 2019 by

Erskine Alumni Weekend 2019 is set for this weekend, Friday and Saturday, March 29-30, a month earlier than has been usual for the past several years. A Friday evening concert by the Choraleers precedes a slate of Saturday activities planned by the alumni office team, headed by Paul Bell. Bell, who became executive director of […]

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Chapel speaker offers a language lesson

Posted on March 21, 2019 by

The Rev. Heiko Burklin, a mission developer with World Witness (an agency of the ARP Church), pronounced a series of German vowels and asked Erskine students to repeat the vowels after him as he began his chapel message March 19. Burklin, who was born in Germany, has spent part of his life in Germany and […]

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Student entrepreneurs keep calm while running coffee business

Posted on March 8, 2019 by

“We both find the roasting process to be rather relaxing. We put the beans in the roaster and the sound of the slow turn of beans rolling around in the drum is perfect for finishing up homework or studying,” says Erskine senior Sheridan Butcher, when asked how she and senior Sara Dooley manage to run […]

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Instead of sleeping in, students ‘Rise Against Hunger’

Posted on March 7, 2019 by

A Saturday morning service project succeeded in a big way at Erskine College last month when some 80 students showed up for a “Rise Against Hunger” event Feb. 9 and packaged more than 11,000 meals in under three hours. Hosted by Erskine’s Rotoract Club, the project teamed Erskine students with an international relief organization, Rise […]

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