Students offer free sports clinic

Posted on May 15, 2018

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

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

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

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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Florida church planter’s work gains some attention

Posted on May 4, 2018

A new downtown church led by the Rev. Brooks Pipher was recently spotlighted in the Boca Newspaper in Boca Raton, Fla. A 2014 graduate of Erskine Seminary, Pipher is a Church Planting Explorer with the Florida Presbytery of the ARP Church. He and his wife live in downtown Boca Raton, and the church meets at a downtown […]

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Biology alumna named Marine Educator of the Year

Posted on May 3, 2018

Beth Burkett ’01, an environmental education coordinator with the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) was recently named Marine Educator of the Year by the South Carolina Marine Educators Association (SCMEA), according to CRBJ Biz Wire. Burkett was a biology major at Erskine and has worked for CCPRC since 2000, teaching children about coastal […]

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Alumni gather in Due West

Posted on May 2, 2018

Alumni and friends, along with their families, enjoyed perfect spring weather April 28 for Erskine’s annual alumni celebration. Among them were members of the Erskine College Class of 1968, marking their 50th reunion this year. The day’s events and activities included a meeting of the Alumni Association as well as individual class meetings, an outdoor […]

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Albert Mohler to speak at commencement May 19

Posted on April 30, 2018

Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, will deliver the commencement address when Erskine College and Theological Seminary honors this year’s graduates Saturday, May 19 at 10:30 a.m. under the towers of the Erskine Building. A theologian and ordained minister, Mohler is a recognized leader among American evangelicals as he […]

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Refugee ministry is topic for Cardwell Lecture

Posted on April 26, 2018

Elinor Griffin, a 2016 magna cum laude graduate of Erskine College, returned to her alma mater April 5 to deliver this year’s Frances Cardwell Lecture. The Cardwell Lecture Series brings a successful female graduate to the campus each year to speak to the student body. Griffin, who serves as Refugee Ministry Coordinator for Outreach North […]

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