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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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Erskine marks 50th year in South Carolina Student Legislature

Posted on May 9, 2018 by

Erskine’s delegation succeeded in both passage of legislation and leadership gains as it marked its 50th year in the South Carolina Student Legislature (SCSL) at the organization’s spring session April 19-21. “This spring, every bill that was presented by our delegation at session passed and was signed by the SCSL governor,” junior Logan Franks of […]

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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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