‘An Erskine Christmas’ offered Dec. 2-3 in Memorial Hall

Posted on November 22, 2016

Students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to “An Erskine Christmas,” a Christmas concert in Memorial Hall on the Erskine College campus. The concert will be offered Friday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. as well as on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. Admission is free, and donations will be accepted to help fund […]

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Christie prepares to step back into the classroom

Posted on November 17, 2016

Dr. Brad Christie, who has served in Erskine’s senior academic role since 2010, announced to the Erskine faculty today that he plans to step out of the Academic Office and back into the classroom after a semester sabbatical. In a letter to the Erskine community, Christie revealed that this move had been on his mind […]

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‘Lines of Light’ exhibit opens with reception Tuesday

Posted on November 14, 2016

Bowie Arts Center Director Ruth Burton has announced that Professor of Psychology Dr. Robert Elsner is curating a show called “Lines of Light” which will be on display for the remainder of the fall semester. The exhibit opens with a reception Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Bowie Arts Center. Elsner […]

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‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ presented Nov. 17-19

Posted on November 10, 2016

Students, faculty, staff, and community members are invited to the Erskine Players production of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. The play will be staged in Lesesne Auditorium. Evening showings are Thursday, Nov. 17 and Friday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. A matinee will be offered Saturday, Nov. 19 at 2:30 p.m. Admission is […]

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‘For the Kids’ raises more than $1,000 for Children’s Hospital

Posted on November 7, 2016

“For the Kids,” formerly known as “Dance Marathon,” hosted a silent auction at this year’s homecoming Oct. 15, raising $507 for Greenville Children’s Hospital. The Erskine student organization also won the first place prize of $500 for their float in the homecoming parade, and donated their prize proceeds, raising their homecoming total to $1,007. Ashley […]

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Kooistras surprised at farewell gathering

Posted on October 31, 2016

Erskine President Dr. Paul Kooistra and his wife Sandi hosted a farewell party Thursday in Moffatt Dining Hall, welcoming students and providing lunch for faculty and staff members. During the gathering, which the Kooistras had planned as an expression of their appreciation to the Erskine community, they were surprised by three presentations. Mike LeFever, president […]

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Interim president selected by Erskine Board of Trustees

Posted on October 21, 2016

The Erskine Board of Trustees has announced the selection of Dr. Robert E. Gustafson, Jr. as interim president. Gustafson will begin his service Nov. 1, immediately following the retirement of Erskine President Dr. Paul Kooistra Oct. 31. Board of Trustees Vice Chairman Dr. Tom Hellams of Prospect, Ky., chair of the search committee, describes Gustafson […]

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Erskine talents on display at ‘Empty Bowls’  

Posted on October 21, 2016

Erskine students and faculty members, with Erskine Art Department Chair Kerri Boyd, created and donated 40 bowls to “Empty Bowls,” the major fund-raising event for the Greenwood Soup Kitchen. So far this year’s event has raised more than $30,000 to assist the organization in feeding the hungry. In addition to the fund-raising dinner Oct. 13—in […]

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Garnet Circle members announced

Posted on October 20, 2016

Erskine College has released the names of the 2016 Garnet Circle members. The Garnet Circle consists of the 25 currently enrolled students who achieved the highest scholastic average during the previous academic year. The students named, in alphabetical order, are: Sarah Renee Ashbrook, Bloomingdale, Ga. Macarena Basagoiti, Madrid, Spain Rachel Gayle Berkey, Myrtle Beach, S.C. […]

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