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Commencement set for May 4

Posted on April 8, 2019 by

Erskine College and Theological Seminary will mark the completion of the 2018-19 academic year with a commencement ceremony Saturday, May 4, at 10:30 a.m. under the towers of the Erskine Building. This year’s commencement speaker is longtime pastor and missionary Dr. Andrew Brunson, who was arrested and imprisoned in Turkey in 2016. He endured a […]

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AAUW branch honors Erskine and area high school students

Posted on March 28, 2019 by

The Due West Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) honored young women from Erskine College and area high schools March 26 at the 60th Annual Student Recognition Dinner in the Founders Room of Moffatt Dining Hall on the Erskine campus. Joyce Cunningham, an adjunct faculty member in the education department at Erskine […]

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Erskine Alumni Weekend 2019 planned for March 29-30

Posted on March 25, 2019 by

Erskine Alumni Weekend 2019 is set for this weekend, Friday and Saturday, March 29-30, a month earlier than has been usual for the past several years. A Friday evening concert by the Choraleers precedes a slate of Saturday activities planned by the alumni office team, headed by Paul Bell. Bell, who became executive director of […]

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Chapel speaker offers a language lesson

Posted on March 21, 2019 by

The Rev. Heiko Burklin, a mission developer with World Witness (an agency of the ARP Church), pronounced a series of German vowels and asked Erskine students to repeat the vowels after him as he began his chapel message March 19. Burklin, who was born in Germany, has spent part of his life in Germany and […]

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Student entrepreneurs keep calm while running coffee business

Posted on March 8, 2019 by

“We both find the roasting process to be rather relaxing. We put the beans in the roaster and the sound of the slow turn of beans rolling around in the drum is perfect for finishing up homework or studying,” says Erskine senior Sheridan Butcher, when asked how she and senior Sara Dooley manage to run […]

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Instead of sleeping in, students ‘Rise Against Hunger’

Posted on March 7, 2019 by

A Saturday morning service project succeeded in a big way at Erskine College last month when some 80 students showed up for a “Rise Against Hunger” event Feb. 9 and packaged more than 11,000 meals in under three hours. Hosted by Erskine’s Rotoract Club, the project teamed Erskine students with an international relief organization, Rise […]

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Darlington Cup goes to Philos at 2019 debate

Posted on March 1, 2019 by

Euphemians and Philomatheans considered the question “Illegal Immigration: Should the United States Build the Border Wall?” during the 2019 Darlington Cup Debate in Lesesne Auditorium Feb. 28. At the end of the event, the Philomathean Literary Society was declared this year’s winner, taking possession of the Darlington Cup from the Euphemian Literary Society, last year’s […]

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Trustees hear from students, professors

Posted on February 27, 2019 by

The Erskine Board of Trustees met on campus Thursday and Friday, Feb. 21-22. Highlighting the two-day gathering were opportunities for trustees to hear from students and faculty members. On the first day, the College Committee heard from four students and several professors. Students who spoke to the committee were senior English major Elizabeth Bishop of […]

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The impact of service: senior reflects on mission internship

Posted on February 14, 2019 by

Senior business major Kate Deak, pictured above on the Erskine campus, spent two months last summer in Washington, D.C., where she worked as a missions intern with Experience Mission (EM) in the organization’s Cross-Cultural Internship program. The internship is described by EM as “a hands-on mission experience,” with interns working together “to provide leadership and […]

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