John Basie named provost

Posted on February 14, 2017

The following announcement was written and disseminated Feb. 10 by Erskine’s interim president, who called a meeting to inform faculty and staff members of the appointment. Interim President Dr. Robert E. Gustafson is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. John Basie (pictured at left) as the new Provost of Erskine College beginning March 13, […]

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Black History Month celebrated with museum display

Posted on February 13, 2017

The Sankofa African American Museum on Wheels came to the Bowie Arts Center at Erskine College today in honor of Black History Month. Members of the Erskine community came to view the traveling exhibit, curated by Angela W. Jennings, which is on display until 5 p.m.  

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Professor serves as guest conductor

Posted on February 13, 2017

Dr. Keith Timms, assistant professor of music education and director of choral activities at Erskine College, recently served as guest conductor of the high school All-County Chorus in Horry County, S.C. He was interviewed Feb. 10 for myhorrynews.com by August R. Dittbenner. “There is something magical about doing more difficult music with other musicians who […]

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Erskine board gets report from Gustafson

Posted on February 9, 2017

The Erskine Board of Trustees met on Thursday, Feb. 2 for their first session of the calendar year. This was also their first meeting since Interim President Dr. Robert Gustafson took office Nov. 1, 2016. The mostly informational meeting provided a time for the president to review his first three months on the job and […]

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Moderator stresses God’s sovereign purpose: ‘not…the accomplishment, but the journey’

Posted on February 9, 2017

Phil Williams, Moderator of the General Synod of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, spoke to Erskine faculty, staff, and students Feb. 7 at the first convocation of the spring semester, focusing on providence, praise, and trust in an address entitled “A New Song.” Williams, whose career with Sara Lee Knit Products has taken him all […]

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Erskine athletes named to Conference Carolinas Honor Roll

Posted on February 7, 2017

Conference Carolinas has named 103 Erskine College student-athletes to its Fall 2016 Presidential Honor Roll. Twice each academic year, the conference recognizes students achieving a grade point average of 3.2 or higher. See the complete story and a list of the Erskine students honored here.

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Two-term EEB leader used to be ‘a shy freshman’

Posted on February 6, 2017

Four key organizations at Erskine—the Student Government Association (SGA), the Student Christian Association (SCA), the Judicial Council (Judicial), and the Erskine Entertainment Board (EEB)—help set the tone on campus as they deal with stewardship of student organization resources, support for faith commitment and service, issues of integrity and discipline, and choices regarding activities offered to […]

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‘I believe in what Erskine has to offer,’ says Judicial Council chair

Posted on January 26, 2017

Four key organizations at Erskine—the Student Government Association (SGA), the Student Christian Association (SCA), the Judicial Council (Judicial), and the Erskine Entertainment Board (EEB)—help set the tone on campus as they deal with stewardship of student organization resources, support for faith commitment and service, issues of integrity and discipline, and choices regarding activities offered to […]

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Closing of famed circus inspires tribute to professor

Posted on January 19, 2017

In a reflection occasioned by the planned closing of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, David Lauderdale, a 1975 graduate of Erskine College, has written movingly in the Island Packet about his uncle, Dr. Jack Heinsohn, a circus performer who became a minister and taught at Erskine Theological Seminary for many years. Heinsohn, […]

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