Archive for the Students Category

Men’s volleyball team and coach make history

Posted on May 4, 2016 by

Just as the men’s volleyball team created an exciting chapter in Erskine athletic history by heading to the NCAA Men’s Volleyball Championship Tournament for the second time in three years, Head Men’s Volleyball Coach Heather Vahjen made history as the first woman coach of a men’s volleyball team in the history of the NCAA tournament. […]

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Professor spends sabbatical at Emory lab

Posted on May 3, 2016 by

Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Anna Blenda recently served for seven months as a visiting associate professor at Emory University, working full-time in Dr. Sean Stowell’s laboratory, which operates under the umbrella of Emory’s Antibiotic Resistance Center. In a departure from the typical process, in which professors direct their students toward graduate school or internship […]

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Spring play to be staged May 6-7

Posted on May 2, 2016 by

The Erskine Players will stage You Can’t Take it With You in a reader’s theater format Friday, May 6, at 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 7, at 3:30 p.m. Both performances are in Lesesne Auditorium and admission is free. Written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart in 1936 and released as a film directed […]

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Senior wins Ruth Kelly Scholarship

Posted on April 19, 2016 by

Erskine College senior psychology major Sarah Baroody was awarded the Ruth Kelly Scholarship at the Mental Health America-Abbeville County (MHAAC) banquet March 18. The scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding Erskine student majoring in a field leading to a career in mental health service and is given in memory of a leader in mental […]

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Sophomore makes his mark in Scouting

Posted on April 12, 2016 by

Erskine College sophomore and Eagle Scout Sam Elsner was honored April 6 during a Court of Honor held in the fellowship hall of the Due West ARP Church. Elsner recently completed his 66th merit badge, along with the ninth Palm on his Eagle. Professor of Psychology Dr. Robert Elsner spoke with pride of his son’s […]

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Women students recognized at AAUW dinner

Posted on March 10, 2016 by

This article was contributed by Honorary Alumnus Richard Haldeman of Due West, who was Erskine’s public relations director for many years.   “Go as far as you can. Keep going, keep learning. Open your eyes to any educational opportunity.” That was the advice given to outstanding women students at Erskine College and Abbeville County high […]

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Who’s that ‘Career Guy’? Getting to know Trent Payne, Part 1

Posted on March 10, 2016 by

Erskine’s Coordinator for Student Transitions Trent Payne, using his “Career Guy” moniker, issues frequent invitations for students to join him in Java City to talk about their careers, their majors, or graduate school. Free coffee is often part of the invitation. A graduate of Wheaton College and Wheaton College Graduate School and the parent of […]

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Who’s that ‘Career Guy’? Getting to know Trent Payne, Part 2

Posted on March 10, 2016 by

Erskine’s Coordinator for Student Transitions Trent Payne, using his “Career Guy” moniker, issues frequent invitations for students to join him in Java City to talk about their careers, their majors, or graduate school. Free coffee is often part of the invitation. A graduate of Wheaton College and Wheaton College Graduate School and the parent of […]

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Who’s that ‘Career Guy’? Getting to know Trent Payne, Part 3

Posted on March 10, 2016 by

Erskine’s Coordinator for Student Transitions Trent Payne, using his “Career Guy” moniker, issues frequent invitations for students to join him in Java City to talk about their careers, their majors, or graduate school. Free coffee is often part of the invitation. A graduate of Wheaton College and Wheaton College Graduate School and the parent of […]

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