Trustees close out 2014-15

Posted on June 2, 2015

The Erskine College & Theological Seminary Board of Trustees held its final meetings for the 2014-15 fiscal year on Thursday and Friday, May 28-29. The trustees took up the following business items: A report from President Kooistra indicated that Erskine would meet or exceed all targets included in the first year of the two-year financial […]

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Erskine College and Seminary graduates honored

Posted on May 23, 2015

Erskine College and Theological Seminary marked the end of the 2014-15 academic year with a joint commencement ceremony May 23 honoring both college and seminary graduates. Dr. George W. Robertson, senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Augusta, Ga., and an adjunct professor at Erskine Theological Seminary, delivered the commencement address, entitled “Play Like You’re Loved.” […]

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New business honor society chapter inducts charter members

Posted on May 21, 2015

A newly formed Erskine College chapter of the Sigma Beta Delta International Business Honor Society inducted 15 charter members in a ceremony April 27 during a banquet in the Founders Room of Moffatt Dining Hall. Gary Gilmer, president of The Renaissance, a Due West retirement facility, spoke at the event and was named an honorary […]

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English honor society inducts new members, honors seniors

Posted on May 19, 2015

Junior Miranda Guthrie of Suwanee, Ga., and two sophomores, Autumn Horne of Ware Shoals and Blake Little of Winnsboro, were inducted into the English honor society Sigma Tau Delta Tuesday evening during a dinner in the Bell Conference Room. Professor of English Dr. Joan Little said six of the seven English majors graduating this month […]

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Campus improvements: brought to students by students

Posted on May 12, 2015

Upgrades to the Galloway Fitness Center, structural repair and renovation of the Ellenburg Pavilion, improvements to the Hangar, and the creation of a study area in the campus police station are among the largest and most visible projects recently funded wholly or in part by an accumulation of “rollover money” from student organizations. Two outgoing […]

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Erskine and community volunteers restore Due West Depot

Posted on May 7, 2015

Honorary alumnus Richard Haldeman of Due West, who retired as Erskine’s director of public relations in 1995, contributed this story about the restoration of a landmark linked with Erskine’s history. Seventy-six years after the last passenger boarded the “Dinky” in Due West, the Due West Railroad Depot has been repaired and repainted and the interior […]

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Cali Colbert is Miss Erskine 2015

Posted on May 5, 2015

Cali Colbert, a sophomore from South Daytona, Fla., was named Miss Erskine 2015 at this year’s pageant in Lesesne Auditorium on the Erskine College campus. The theme of this year’s event was “A Night on the Nile.” Colbert was crowned by last year’s winner, Julia Clanton ’14. Chosen as first runner-up was Casey Chandler, a […]

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Eves finds ‘a place of equilibrium’ at Erskine Seminary

Posted on May 5, 2015

Terry Eves pursued a “simultaneous call to minister and teach” which led him eventually to Erskine Theological Seminary (ETS), where he has taught since 2005 and now serves as professor of Old Testament. Engaged as a teacher and mentor of students and serving as a leader in the church, “For the first time in my […]

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Alumnus Joseph Gettys turns 108 with grace

Posted on April 29, 2015

On Thursday, April 23, not long before many Erskine alumni were preparing to travel to Due West for Alumni Weekend, Dr. Joseph M. Gettys ’30 marked his 108th birthday with a celebration at the Presbyterian Home in Clinton. Director of Alumni Affairs Buddy Ferguson went to visit Gettys that day. Meanwhile, Gettys had tapped out […]

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