Archive for the Students Category

Euphies edge out Philos to win Darlington Cup

Posted on April 24, 2018 by

Six debaters squared off April 19 in a Darlington Cup competition between the Euphemian and Philomathean literary societies, with the Euphemians prevailing in a close contest. The debate was presented in Lesesne Auditorium during convocation. Considering the question of whether gun control laws should be enacted by the federal government were three Euphies arguing for […]

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Students find joy in service during spring break

Posted on April 23, 2018 by

Erskine College freshman Kara Rabon of Lexington, S.C., writes about a spring break mission experience she shared with a group of Erskine students in nearby Honea Path. Widows’ Watchman Ministries is an organization based in Honea Path, S.C., that was started by Bill May in 2000. Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) at Erskine has been participating […]

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Triple major set to attend top-ranked graduate school

Posted on April 19, 2018 by

Like a number of other Erskine College seniors, Julie Butler of Bradley, S.C., has been considering where to go to graduate school. She recently decided to attend Michigan State University (MSU), where she will pursue a Ph.D. in nuclear physics. Michigan State is ranked first by U.S. News & World Report among graduate schools for […]

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Sixth Annual Girardeau Lectures scheduled for May 2-3

Posted on April 18, 2018 by

Erskine Theological Seminary and First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., will welcome Dr. Robert Smith, Jr. as speaker for this year’s John L. Girardeau Lectures, which are scheduled for May 2-3. Smith’s first lecture, “The Neglected God,” will be delivered Wednesday, May 2, at 6 p.m. in Jackson Hall at First Presbyterian Church. The lecture will […]

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Students and professors discuss vocation and calling

Posted on April 10, 2018 by

“Vocation and Calling,” a course listed as Vocation 101, is meeting weekly this spring. “This is a seminar format course that helps students consider what it means to live a good life and how to find a fulfilling vocation,” says Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Al Mina. The non-credit class, which began Feb. 21 and […]

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Students recall UK trip

Posted on April 9, 2018 by

After Assistant Professor of English Dr. Christine Schott led a group of Erskine College students on a literary tour of the United Kingdom in January, several members of the travel course reflected on the significance of the trip and what they gained from it. They cited stops on the tour that were most interesting to […]

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Erskine students honored with area high school students

Posted on March 22, 2018 by

The Due West Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) celebrated its 60th anniversary and recognized 35 young women from Erskine College and area high schools March 6 at the 59th Annual Student Recognition Dinner in the Bell Conference Room of Watkins Student Center on the Erskine campus. Dr. Faye Simpson Sprouse, Superintendent […]

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Business major Alex Bass recognized at singing competition

Posted on March 8, 2018 by

Erskine sophomore Alex Bass, a business administration major from York, S.C., was the winner of a Student Auditions Award from the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Mid-Atlantic Region in a competition hosted Feb. 24 at the College of Charleston. Bass is a voice student of Prof. Bill Diekhoff and was accompanied on the […]

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Psychology students get hands-on experience

Posted on March 6, 2018 by

Erskine College psychology major and Presidential Scholar Alexis Lyda, along with four other members of a psychological statistics class taught by Dr. Robert Elsner, spent last Saturday morning at the Renaissance, a retirement community in Due West.  “I am so thankful for the opportunity I have been given to conduct my research project on ‘The Effectiveness […]

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