Erskine students garner theater awards

Posted on May 22, 2014

Seven Erskine students took their talents onstage at the South Carolina Speech and Theater Association (SCSTA) College Festival Competition held early this year at Newberry College. Guest director Anna De Vault led the students, with T.J. Ellis serving as music coach. Members of the Erskine troupe and the categories in which they performed included senior […]

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English majors make presentations at honor society conference

Posted on May 19, 2014

Professor of English Dr. Joan Little reports that six English majors—Rebekah Bowen, Rebecca Pearson, Kyle Ritland, Rachel Talbot, Caroline Thomas, and Laura Walenceus—were selected by the English honor society Sigma Tau Delta to present papers at the organization’s 90th annual convention in Savannah this spring. Bowen, a junior from Columbia, presented “Clean,” a short work […]

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Hallman and De La Vina receive Jake Todd Award at first annual ‘Fleety’ Awards

Posted on May 15, 2014

  Seniors Corin Hallman of Mount Pleasant and Roberto De La Vina of Oviedo, Spain, were named this year’s Jake Todd Award winners at the first annual “Fleety” Awards Show in Lesesne Auditorium May 14. The Fleety Awards Show replaced the annual athletic banquet with a celebration that included a red carpet area outside Lesesne Auditorium. […]

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SGA announces new award as student leaders are honored

Posted on May 13, 2014

Recently elected student leaders as well as officers who are completing their terms this year were honored May 7 in the Bowie Arts Center at the 2014 “Student Leadership & Awards Gala” sponsored by the Student Government Association and the Office of Student Services. Awards were presented during the evening, including the newly created Ferguson […]

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Personal trainers for the day: students serve RECESS program

Posted on May 7, 2014

Four students got a second chance for service when they volunteered with RECESS, a program for adults with special needs that a larger Erskine group had worked with April 10 at the Special Olympics Spring Games in Greenville. The students, who could not go to the Special Olympics because of schedule conflicts, traveled to Greenville […]

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Erskine joins ‘Colleges of Distinction’

Posted on May 6, 2014

Erskine College has been recognized as a “College of Distinction,” a designation given to select schools to honor excellence in student-focused higher education. Colleges and universities are nominated for participation by high school counselors, and then evaluated using qualitative and quantitative research. Schools selected must excel in Four Distinctions—engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities, and […]

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Erskine Open set for May 16

Posted on May 5, 2014

The 40th annual Erskine Open is set for Friday, May 16, at Hunter’s Creek Golf and Country Club in Greenwood. The tournament is a fund-raiser to help cover the costs of the Erskine Athletic Hall of Fame banquet, scheduled every other year at homecoming. The Erskine Open features a Captain’s Choice format, and each foursome […]

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Faculty and staff members honored at dinner

Posted on May 2, 2014

Three retiring members of the Erskine community were honored and several others were recognized April 29 at the seventh annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Banquet. Two faculty members, Erskine College Professor of Biology Dr. Mary Lang Edwards and Erskine Seminary Associate Professor of Christian Education Dr. Jerdone Davis, as well as one staff member, Head […]

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Alumni Weekend 2014 begins countdown to Erskine’s 175th celebration

Posted on April 28, 2014

Dr. Joab Mauldin “Joe” Lesesne, Jr. ’59 of Spartanburg received the Alumni Distinguished Service Award as part of Alumni Weekend activities at Erskine College and Seminary April 26, the 175th day before Erskine’s planned celebration of its 175th anniversary Oct. 18. Awards were presented to alumni and friends of the institution during a meeting led […]

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