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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Alumni Day draws friends and classmates to Due West

Posted on April 28, 2015

Dr. Richard G. Taylor, Jr. ’69 of Greenville, who has served on Erskine’s Alumni Board, Flying Fleet Board, and Board of Trustees, received the Alumni Distinguished Service Award as part of the Alumni Day celebration at Erskine College and Seminary April 25. Awards were presented to alumni and friends of the institution during a meeting […]

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Education task force to meet on Erskine campus

Posted on April 22, 2015

South Carolina’s House Education Policy Review and Reform Task Force will meet Monday, April 27, at 4 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the Erskine College campus. The meeting is open to the public. Dr. Ashley Woodiwiss, Grady Patterson Professor of Politics at Erskine College, will offer opening remarks. Named by Rep. James H. “Jay” Lucas […]

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Longtime chemistry professor honored by SCICU

Posted on April 20, 2015

Young Professor of Chemistry Dr. Howard Thomas was among the 20 professors from member colleges honored at the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) 10th Annual Excellence in Teaching Awards Dinner April 14. Each year, a member of the faculty from each of the 20 SCICU institutions is nominated for the teaching award according […]

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Student Services sponsors Financial Literacy Week

Posted on April 16, 2015

The Office of Student Services invited the student body to observe Financial Literacy Week on the Erskine College campus, with several lunch and learn opportunities scheduled April 13-17. Monday’s session on budgeting was led by Vice President for Finance and Operations Greg Haselden, using a participatory exercise in which students used play money to learn […]

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