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Maestro in the making: senior Edison Kang

Posted on November 21, 2014 by

Senior music major Edison Kang of Whitestone, N.Y., will demonstrate his skills this weekend, first on Friday evening as student conductor for a portion of the Sinfonia and Jazz Band Fall Concert and again on Sunday afternoon as conductor of a recital of choral works he has selected and prepared. Kang has loved music since […]

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Sport management majors tour Fluor Field

Posted on November 14, 2014 by

During the fall semester, students in Karen Mattison’s Sport Management Senior Seminar have interviewed sport management alumni, written a paper summarizing a sporting event, prepared a flyer promoting the sport management major, discussed how the classes they have taken fulfill Erskine’s mission, and prepared a résumé. They recently took a short trip that inspired them. Erskine College sport […]

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Erskine students gain summer mission experience

Posted on November 3, 2014 by

The Student Christian Association led students in an evening of worship and prayer at the Ellenburg Pavilion Oct. 21 to celebrate “A Night for the Nations,” reflecting on summer mission trips. Students shared testimonies from their summer travels. Sophomores Ashley Mull and Raygon Hendrix used the skills and passion they have developed as basketball players […]

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Students take on hunger with ‘Empty Bowls’

Posted on October 27, 2014 by

This year, Erskine students participated in the Empty Bowls Project for the first time. The Visual Art Society of Erskine (VASE) led Erskine’s efforts, which benefitted the Greenwood Soup Kitchen. Jonathan Jacobs, a senior from Greenville, serves as president of VASE (formerly known as SOVA–Society of Visual Arts). “The projects we have planned are aimed […]

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Internships pave career paths for students

Posted on October 23, 2014 by

Erskine College senior Ford Blanchard interned this summer with one of the largest accounting firms in the Southeast. “I had an absolutely incredible experience working with Elliott Davis,” he said. The business administration major from Orangeburg, who serves as treasurer of SGA,  is one of many Erskine students who have gained experience through internships. “The […]

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Erskine goes to summer camp

Posted on September 26, 2014 by

Shawn Marler discovered Camp Rockmont during his sophomore year at Erskine College and has continued working at the camp for 10 summers, serving the last three years as assistant director, a full-time position. As a 2007 graduate of the college and a 2011 graduate of the seminary, Shawn was happy to work with a large contingent of […]

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Kathleen Watkins represents South Carolina at NCWSSL

Posted on August 20, 2014 by

Psychology major Kathleen Watkins of Greenwood attended the 2014 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) June 5-7 at the University of Maryland in College Park, Md. The Due West Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) nominated Watkins, who was selected from among nominees throughout South Carolina. “It’s the second year […]

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Student-athletes’ achievements recognized

Posted on July 14, 2014 by

Two Erskine College athletes, rising senior Ford Blanchard of Orangeburg and 2014 graduate Corin Hallman of Mount Pleasant, have been recognized for their achievements this summer. Blanchard, a member of the Men’s Golf Team, was one of 30 players to qualify for the South Carolina Golf Association’s 83rd Amateur Championship. The SCGA Amateur Championship will […]

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Ferguson wins Conference Carolinas award

Posted on June 9, 2014 by

William “Buddy” Ferguson, who has served as Erskine’s alumni director since 2007, recently gained recognition for his service as a friend and mentor to many students. He has been chosen as the Conference Carolinas Faculty Mentor of the Year and the conference’s nominee for the NCAA Division II Dr. Dave Pariser Faculty Mentor Award, which […]

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