Supplemental Instruction leaders undergo training

Posted on September 19, 2017

The fall semester is in full swing, and so is Supplemental Instruction, known as SI. Coordinator Jeanne Bell, an Erskine College graduate, held a training session for SI leaders a few weeks ago. “All SI leaders receive several hours of training, even if they are returning leaders,” she says. Supplemental Instruction, free to all students, […]

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Irma takes a tree in campus garden

Posted on September 15, 2017

In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irma, Professor Emerita of Biology Dr. Janice Haldeman reported the loss of a large slash pine on the Erskine campus. Nathan Guyette of Aramark Facilities said the tree, which was growing in Erskine’s Pressly Family Heritage Garden across from the science center, measures 95 feet in length and is […]

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Alumni surprise former coach

Posted on September 12, 2017

Richard Haldeman of Due West, an honorary alumnus who served for many years as public relations director at Erskine, contributed the following account of some grateful alumni who returned to their alma mater to honor their coach. Sixty years ago this fall Harry Stille arrived at Erskine College to teach physical education and assist Gene […]

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Alumnus to deliver Constitution Day address

Posted on September 12, 2017

Erskine College graduate Patrick G. Dennis will deliver this year’s Constitution Day address Thursday, Sept. 14, at 11 a.m. in Memorial Hall. Convocation credit will be offered to students who attend. Dennis, who was named the first Chief of Staff and Legal Counsel to newly elected Speaker of the House James H. “Jay” Lucas in […]

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Former Greenville ARP pastor directing seminary extension site

Posted on September 4, 2017

“I see my role as that of introducing Erskine Seminary to the city of Greenville, and the city of Greenville to Erskine Seminary.” That’s how the former senior pastor of Greenville ARP Church, the Rev. Matthew Miller, describes his new job as director of the Erskine Theological Seminary extension site in Greenville, S.C. “I believe […]

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President delivers address at Formal Opening

Posted on September 1, 2017

Erskine College and Seminary President Dr. Robert E. Gustafson spoke to students, faculty, staff, and community members Aug. 31 during a Formal Opening Convocation marking the 179th year of the college and the 181st year of the seminary. Gustafson was named president by the Erskine Board of Trustees in May, several months after becoming interim […]

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Erskine’s fall semester begins

Posted on August 25, 2017

Members of this year’s freshman class joined transfer students and returning upperclassmen Monday, Aug. 21 for an unusual start to the fall semester at Erskine College. The day’s class schedule was altered to allow time to view the total eclipse of the sun in the afternoon. Students, faculty, and staff members, along with visitors to […]

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Freshman women carry on Erskine tradition

Posted on August 22, 2017

The women of the Class of 2021 participated in the 94th annual Signing of the Book ceremony Saturday in the Bowie Arts Center, reciting the school’s honor pledge and adding their signatures to those of generations of Erskine students. This year’s speaker, Sally Creel Roberts, a member of the Class of 1988 and mother of […]

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Trustees meet on move-in day

Posted on August 17, 2017

The Erskine Board of Trustees gathered on the campus Thursday, August 17, conducting committee meetings in the morning as students were moving into residence halls for the fall semester. The main board meeting began in the afternoon. “It was a very positive meeting. The board found much to be thankful for—above all, seeing nearly 200 […]

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