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Erskine community saddened by death of retired professor

Dr. Mary Lang Olson Edwards, who taught biology at Erskine College from 1989 to 2014, died Monday, Sept. 13. A…

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Spring 2021 Dean’s List announced

The Erskine College Spring 2021 Dean’s List has been announced by Dean of the College Shane Bradley. The dean’s list…

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Board of Trustees pays tribute to the Gustafsons

The Rev. Clint Davis, chair of the Erskine Board of Trustees, has released the following tribute to outgoing Erskine President…

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Update: Commencement set for May 8

Please note the update below regarding the time and location of the baccalaureate service. Erskine will mark the end of…

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New honor society chapter started at Erskine

A ceremony held Nov. 10 in the Daniel•Moultrie Science Center (DMSC) marked the establishment of the Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED)…

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Erskine recognized at fall session of South Carolina Student Legislature

For the seventh time in the past 12 years, the Erskine College delegation to the South Carolina Student Legislature (SCSL)…

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‘If you love God, then you must love people,’ chapel speaker says

All relationships must be “grounded and rooted in love,” Robbie Earle told students during an Erskine chapel service October 15.…

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Decorated Marine, member of Class of 1941, pens memoir

Retired U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. H. Lloyd Wilkerson, 100, a member of the Erskine College Class of 1941, has…

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Chaplain urges genuine commitment: ‘He wants your heart’

Interim Chaplain Joshua Chiles led Erskine’s chapel service Oct. 1, speaking on the role personal character plays in a relationship…

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Psychology graduate finds her calling and inspiration in the clients she serves

When Kristen Marie Craft graduated from Erskine in 2017 with a degree in psychology, she was unsure what career path…

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Garnet Circle members announced

Erskine College has released the names of the 2020 Garnet Circle members. The Garnet Circle at Erskine College consists of…

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Erskine performs well in 2021 U.S. News Best Colleges rankings

Erskine College has been listed in the U.S. News Best Colleges for 2021. Erskine placed seventh among “Best Regional Colleges”…

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Signing of the Book tradition continues in an outdoor setting

A number of traditional student activities at Erskine College, including two designed for entering freshmen, were offered outdoors this year…

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‘Moths of South Carolina’ project comes to Erskine’s Pressly Garden

The Pressly Family Heritage Garden on the Erskine campus became a prime attraction for moths on the evening of July…

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What they might have said: faculty and staff revisit their canceled chapel talks

As classes moved to an online format in March this year, in-person gatherings became impossible, and Erskine’s chapel services came…

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Alumni, faculty, staff, and friends show strong support for Erskine on Day of Giving

The Chesnut Room and Annex in Belk Hall on the Erskine campus came alive with prayer, conversation, and laughter Wednesday,…

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Outstanding Erskine College faculty members take a virtual bow

  Two young members of the Erskine College faculty—Assistant Professor of History Dr. John Harris and Assistant Professor of Mathematics…

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Erskine College celebrates graduating seniors online

Erskine College recognized the Class of 2020 in an online tribute May 2, 2020, the originally designated on-campus commencement date.…

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Commencement postponed: virtual celebration to honor seniors May 2

The graduating seniors of Erskine College will be honored in a virtual celebration Saturday, May 2, at 10:30 a.m., the…

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Staff members offer musical talents in chapel worship

Well-attended chapel gatherings in Lesesne Auditorium are an encouraging feature of Erskine campus life this fall. The auditorium has been…

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Garnet Circle honors top scholars

Erskine College has released the names of the 2021 Garnet Circle members. The Garnet Circle at Erskine College consists of…

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Homecoming 2021 features a Fleet Football win, a carnival, and more

Erskine Homecoming 2021, with a packed schedule of events, was celebrated in person Oct. 1-2. A pep rally, a color…

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State senator delivers address at Constitution Day Convocation

State Sen. Billy Garrett, who represents District 10—spanning the South Carolina counties of Abbeville, Greenwood, McCormick, and Saluda—spoke at Erskine’s…

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Homecoming festivities set for Oct. 1-2

Erskine’s Homecoming 2021 celebration begins Friday, Oct. 1, with highlights to include the Erskine Open Golf Tournament Friday afternoon, a…

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Jesus left His home ‘so that we could find our home in Him,’ chapel speaker says

The Rev. John Hellams, executive pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church, Lebanon, Tenn., took “home” as his theme when he addressed…

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Developer of Erskine’s computer system dies

Retired Erskine staff member William Franklin Mitchell, Jr. died Sept. 25, 2021. A 1970 graduate of Erskine College, he majored…

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Historic home undergoing restoration to serve as Erskine’s ‘front door’

The house at the corner of Washington and Main on the Erskine campus is known by alumni as either “the…

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Erskine performs well in 2022 U.S. News rankings

Erskine College has been listed in the U.S. News Best Colleges for 2022. Erskine placed 11th among “Best Regional Colleges”…

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Trustees welcome new members, receive encouraging updates

The Erskine Board of Trustees welcomed new members; heard from the interim president; received key reports; acknowledged the work of…

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McDonald-Boswell Professor of History installed at opening convocation

Dr. John A.E. Harris was officially installed as McDonald-Boswell Assistant Professor of History at Erskine’s 2021 Formal Opening Convocation August…

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