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President’s address at Formal Opening focuses on God’s peace

Posted on September 3, 2018 by

Erskine College and Seminary President Dr. Robert E. Gustafson spoke about peace and wholeness from God, shalom, as he addressed students, faculty, staff, and community members at this year’s Formal Opening Convocation August 30. He took as scripture texts Jeremiah 29:4-7 and Philippians 4:4-9, both of which refer to peace. Gustafson began by recounting his […]

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‘Discover who you are in the light of God’s love and truth,’ first lady tells freshman women

Posted on August 22, 2018 by

The women of the Erskine College Class of 2022 participated in the 95th annual Signing of the Book ceremony August 17 in the Bowie Arts Center, reciting the school’s honor pledge and adding their signatures to those of generations of Erskine students. This year’s speaker for the traditional event was Beth Gustafson, wife of Erskine […]

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Senior chosen for Naval Research Enterprise internship

Posted on July 25, 2018 by

Erskine College senior Peggy Skerratt has been studying “novel activation methods of hagfish slime glands” in Florida during her 10-week experience in the Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD). Peggy is a chemistry major, but the 26 NREIP students work on projects in various […]

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Spring 2018 Dean’s List announced

Posted on June 5, 2018 by

The Erskine College Spring 2018 Dean’s List has been announced by Provost of the College Dr. John Basie. The dean’s list honors full-time students who earn a GPR of at least 3.80. The following students have been named to the dean’s list: Gary Legaspi Aromin, Tamuning, Guam Sarah Renee Ashbrook, Bloomingdale, Ga. Andrea Ann Bannister, […]

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Erskine celebrates Class of 2018 at commencement ceremony

Posted on May 19, 2018 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary recognized graduating students May 19 during a joint ceremony on the Erskine campus. This year’s speaker was Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a recognized leader among American evangelicals. Mohler said people are often told, “Don’t just stand there—do something,” but stressed that […]

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Dr. Michael Milton delivers baccalaureate address

Posted on May 19, 2018 by

Graduating students and their families gathered in the Due West ARP Church Friday, May 18, for an evening service of worship in preparation for Erskine College and Seminary commencement ceremonies Saturday. This year’s baccalaureate speaker was Dr. Michael A. Milton, James Ragsdale Professor of Missions and Evangelism and director of the chaplain ministries emphasis in […]

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Students offer free sports clinic

Posted on May 15, 2018 by

A project planned and carried out by 14 students in a service learning course taught by Assistant Professor of Business Tracy McCurry drew 54 children and youths aged 5 to 15 to a free sports clinic in Due West last month. The sports clinic, which lasted about two hours, consisted of three sessions—one dedicated to […]

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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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Business honor society inducts new members

Posted on May 10, 2018 by

Four Erskine College students were inducted into the Sigma Beta Delta National Honor Society in 2018. Junior and senior business and sport management majors in the Economics and Business Department who rank in the upper 20 percent of their class may be inducted into membership “While nearly 300,000 students receive bachelor’s or master’s degrees in […]

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