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Christmas tree ceremony brings students together

Posted on November 29, 2018 by

The lighting of a live Christmas tree highlighted a campus gathering hosted by the Student Development Office Monday evening. “The Due West Lions Club donated a Christmas tree that was planted by facilities just outside Watkins Student Center,” Vice President for Student Success Dr. Wendi Santee said. “This provides a permanent Christmas tree for this […]

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Erskine students featured in arts performances Nov. 30-Dec. 1

Posted on November 26, 2018 by

Several Erskine entertainment opportunities—three student groups offering a total of four performances—are scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 30-Dec. 1. First, the Erskine Players, directed by alumna Rebecca Pearson, will stage “Almost, Maine” by John Cariani in Lesesne Auditorium Friday, Nov. 30, at 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 1, at 2:30 p.m. Admission is free. […]

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Summer in Big Sky Country was a stretch for seniors

Posted on November 5, 2018 by

From the Lat45 Adventure Ministries website: Lat45’s philosophy is that getting kids out of their normal environment, and away from all the modern conveniences of life, will allow them to be more open to receive the good news God has given everyone. Participants will be challenged physically, mentally, and spiritually. They will also develop an […]

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Erskine RUF hymn sing event draws more than 300

Posted on October 30, 2018 by

A large crowd gathered outside Due West Sunday to enjoy a mild fall evening, a catered barbecue and chicken supper from Skinner’s, and the music of Jeremy Casella and Emily Deloach of Indelible Grace at this year’s RUF Erskine Barbecue and Hymn Sing. Erskine students, prospective students, faculty and staff members, and alumni were joined […]

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‘Halloween Extravaganza’ planned for Oct. 31

Posted on October 29, 2018 by

An evening of musical entertainment featuring the voices of the Choraleers, Chamber Singers, and Bella Voce, along with the instrumental offerings of Sinfonia and Jazz Band, will provide fun for all when the Erskine College Department of Music presents “The Frequently Annual Halloween Extravaganza” Wednesday, Oct. 31, beginning at 9 p.m. in Memorial Hall. All […]

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Garnet Circle members announced

Posted on October 26, 2018 by

Erskine College has released the names of the 2018 Garnet Circle members. The Garnet Circle at Erskine College consists of the 25 currently enrolled students who achieved the highest scholastic average during the previous academic year. The students named, in alphabetical order, are: Gary Legaspi Aromin, Tamuning, Guam Andrea Ann Bannister, Honea Path, S.C. Rachel […]

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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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