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Emanuel AME pastor to Erskine graduates: ‘Love will carry you’

Posted on May 20, 2017 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary honored graduating students May 20 during a joint ceremony featuring as speaker the Rev. Eric Manning, pastor of historic Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. Manning, an alumnus of Erskine Theological Seminary, offered a strong endorsement of the power of love over hate in a commencement speech entitled “Love Will Carry […]

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Students volunteer at Special Olympics

Posted on May 5, 2017 by

Assistant Professor of Physical Education Dan Corsi took his Adapted Physical Education class to the Furman University campus April 21 to volunteer with the 2017 Greenville County Special Olympics Spring Games. Corsi said his 24 students worked with two programs for people with disabilities: the YMCA’s R.E.C.E.S.S. (Recreation, Exercise, Community, Education, Social Service) program, focused […]

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Business students tackle tax returns at VITA center

Posted on May 4, 2017 by

Three Erskine College business majors—Tyler Burgess, a junior from Gainesville, Ga., and twin brothers Alex and Matt Preston, seniors from Greer, S.C.—shared their skills this tax season with the IRS-sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, working at the Abbeville VITA center. Matt Preston says the students learned about the opportunity to work with VITA […]

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Erskine partners with foundation for business plan competition

Posted on May 3, 2017 by

Students from several area high schools came to the Erskine campus May 2 for the second annual Business Plan Competition hosted by Erskine College and the Freshwater Coast Community Foundation (FCCF). Assistant Professor of Business Administration Tracy McCurry’s Business Strategy class participated in the planning and execution of the event, helping with timekeeping, greeting, monitoring […]

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Students travel to State House for Independent College and University Day

Posted on April 28, 2017 by

In celebration of Independent College and University Day, seven Erskine students from South Carolina—sophomore Logan Franks of Anderson, freshman Mikayla Gregory of Clinton, freshman Matthew Henning of Blythewood, senior Kristin Irby of Winnsboro, freshman Alex Leasure of Sumter, freshman Anna Price of Columbia, and sophomore Amanda Stevenson of Florence—joined students from South Carolina Independent Colleges […]

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Presidential Scholarship winners announced

Posted on April 20, 2017 by

Andrea Bannister of Honea Path, S.C., Madeleine Clark of Charleston, S.C., Cheyenne Fuller of Greer, S.C., and Jacob Thomas of Waxhaw, N.C. are this year’s Presidential Scholarship recipients at Erskine College, Director of Admissions Bobby Duran has announced. Selected from a group of finalists who were chosen from a larger pool of applicants from 10 […]

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Choral concert set for April 28

Posted on April 11, 2017 by

Students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to Erskine’s annual spring choral concert Friday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted to help fund the Choraleers’ June mission trip to Lithuania. The Choraleers, Chamber Singers, and Bella Voce—directed by Assistant Professor of Music Education and […]

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Due West Branch of AAUW honors 39 outstanding students

Posted on April 4, 2017 by

The Due West Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) recognized 39 young women from Erskine College and area high schools March 27 at the 58th Annual Student Recognition Dinner in the Bell Conference Room of Watkins Student Center on the Erskine campus. Former Erskine administrator Genie McDill, a 1972 graduate of Erskine […]

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Senior from Scotland represents Erskine at Washington events

Posted on April 3, 2017 by

Ross McEwan, a senior sport management major from Dumbarton, a town near Glasgow, Scotland, served this year as president of the Student Christian Association. He is a member of the Men’s Golf and Cross Country teams. McEwan, who is also completing minors in Bible and religion, business administration, and health, was invited to represent Erskine […]

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