Sixth Annual Girardeau Lectures scheduled for May 2-3

Posted on April 18, 2018

Erskine Theological Seminary and First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., will welcome Dr. Robert Smith, Jr. as speaker for this year’s John L. Girardeau Lectures, which are scheduled for May 2-3. Smith’s first lecture, “The Neglected God,” will be delivered Wednesday, May 2, at 6 p.m. in Jackson Hall at First Presbyterian Church. The lecture will […]

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Students and professors discuss vocation and calling

Posted on April 10, 2018

“Vocation and Calling,” a course listed as Vocation 101, is meeting weekly this spring. “This is a seminar format course that helps students consider what it means to live a good life and how to find a fulfilling vocation,” says Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Al Mina. The non-credit class, which began Feb. 21 and […]

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Students recall UK trip

Posted on April 9, 2018

After Assistant Professor of English Dr. Christine Schott led a group of Erskine College students on a literary tour of the United Kingdom in January, several members of the travel course reflected on the significance of the trip and what they gained from it. They cited stops on the tour that were most interesting to […]

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Faculty recital set for this Saturday afternoon

Posted on April 6, 2018

The Erskine Department of Music will present a faculty recital this Saturday, April 7, at 3:30 p.m. in the Bowie Divinity Hall Chapel on campus. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Entitled “A Musical Journey: Baroque to Contemporary Music,” the recital will feature Luca Lombardi, double bass, Serena Scibelli, violin, and Hannah Timms, […]

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Erskine students honored with area high school students

Posted on March 22, 2018

The Due West Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) celebrated its 60th anniversary and recognized 35 young women from Erskine College and area high schools March 6 at the 59th Annual Student Recognition Dinner in the Bell Conference Room of Watkins Student Center on the Erskine campus. Dr. Faye Simpson Sprouse, Superintendent […]

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Haldemans’ pilgrimage begins with digital discussion, ends with real-life travel

Posted on March 19, 2018

Richard Haldeman, who served from 1961 to 1995 as public relations director at Erskine, and his wife, Professor Emerita of Biology Dr. Janice Haldeman, who has taught at Erskine since 1967, traveled to Germany in the summer of 2016. They visited three universities, spoke to a German university class, and met with university scholars, a […]

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Business major Alex Bass recognized at singing competition

Posted on March 8, 2018

Erskine sophomore Alex Bass, a business administration major from York, S.C., was the winner of a Student Auditions Award from the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Mid-Atlantic Region in a competition hosted Feb. 24 at the College of Charleston. Bass is a voice student of Prof. Bill Diekhoff and was accompanied on the […]

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Psychology students get hands-on experience

Posted on March 6, 2018

Erskine College psychology major and Presidential Scholar Alexis Lyda, along with four other members of a psychological statistics class taught by Dr. Robert Elsner, spent last Saturday morning at the Renaissance, a retirement community in Due West.  “I am so thankful for the opportunity I have been given to conduct my research project on ‘The Effectiveness […]

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Finding the sweet spot: graduate gains confidence, learns humility

Posted on March 5, 2018

Like many Erskine graduates, Jordan Joseph Kennington, a member of the Class of 2017, praises mentors on the Due West campus who helped make her college career a success. But before she ever became an Erskine College student, Jordan received a preview of small-school attention and guidance when she participated in a gap-year program just […]

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