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  • Lander Department of Nursing honors top graduates

    Five students received top honors when Lander University's William Preston Turner Department of Nursing held its annual Nursing Recognition Ceremony as a prelude to the university's spring graduation.
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  • Lander University students receive Greenwood Rehabilitation scholarship

    Lander University sociology majors Shakeyta Waller, left, of Greenwood, and Stacee Whittle, right, of Abbeville, have been selected to receive the Greenwood Vocational Rehabilitation Advisory Board Scholarship. Established in 2000 by The Greenwood Vocational Rehabilitation Advisory Board, the scholarship is awarded to full-time juniors or seniors preparing for a career in the human services area.
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  • Floyd 'At The Forefront of Effective Teaching At Lander'

    Two years ago, future assistant professor of history Ryan Floyd was driving down the highway, bound for a job interview at Lander University, when a jackknifed tractor trailer in front of him slowed traffic to a crawl.
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  • Lander names new dean of its College of Business and Public Affairs

    Dr. Robert Barrett was familiar with and impressed by Lander University's business administration program while he was serving in other academic positions in South Carolina and, when the dean's position became vacant, he wasted no time applying for the job.
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  • Lander University Graduate Awarded Grant

    Andrew La Croix of Spartanburg, who graduated from Lander University in April with a B.S. in chemistry, recently learned that he has been selected by the S.C. Space Grant Consortium to receive a $5,000 grant.
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  • Bearcat Breakout 5K proceeds donated to Connie Maxwell

    In the spring, Lander University's Physical Education and Exercise Studies (PEES) Club, hosted its first Bearcat Breakout 5K. The race is intended to be an annual event that promotes the health and fitness of the community by adopting an active lifestyle.
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  • Korean students at Lander for language and culture experience

    Students from the University of Incheon in South Korea are spending five weeks soaking up knowledge about the U. S. at the first American Language and Culture Institute sponsored by Lander University's Office of International Programs.
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  • Summer Campers Sharpen Computer Skills at Lander

    Lander University associate professor of computing Dr. Gilliean Lee works with Kaminer Cromer, a rising seventh-grader at Westview Middle School, in Lee's 3D Animation and Computer Programming day camp, one of the Fuji Summer Science and Math Enrichment Programs offered this summer at Lander.
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  • Lander students get ready to pack their bags for study abroad

    Eleven names will be added to the growing list of Lander University students who are accepted into the university's Study Abroad program. Dr. DeWitt Stone Jr., director of the program, said more than 100 Lander students have enrolled in a college or university abroad for a semester or a summer study term since he became director in 2005.
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  • Lander names new interim vice president for academic affairs

    A change in Lander University's senior administrative ranks will go into effect on July 1 when Dr. Danny McKenzie relinquishes his position as vice president for academic affairs and provost so that he can return to his former faculty position in the university's College of Education.
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