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  • Political symposium continues Feb. 17 at Lander University

    Lander University is presenting a special six-part lecture series exploring the topics relevant to our current national political scene. "The Politics of Democracy: A Political Symposium" will feature sessions led by members of Lander's faculty as well as speakers from a variety of educational-, political- and business-related fields.
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  • Miss Lander University 2012 crowned in Mardi Gras-theme pageant

    Talent, beauty and grace were abundant at the annual "Miss Lander University" pageant, held January 23 in Lander's Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium. Seven students took to the stage to compete for the crown, and this year's pageant incorporated elements of Mardi Gras, drawing on the theme of Lander's 2012 Homecoming festivities.
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  • GLPA to Stage 'The Importance of Being Earnest'

    Lander Performing Arts' 65th season takes a dramatic turn on Monday, Feb. 20, with the Aquila Theatre production of Irish playwright Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest." Based in New York City, the Aquila Theatre is a critically acclaimed British-American company whose self-described mission is "to bring the greatest works to the greatest number." Aquila is the foremost producer of touring classical theatre in the United States, visiting 60-70 American cities each year.
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  • Lander University Stages Student-Directed One-Act Plays

    Four student-directed one-act plays -- Jonathan Denn's "Holier Ground," Louise Bryant's "The Game," Alice Gerstenberg's "Overtones" and Walter Wykes' "Family 2.0" -- premiere Sunday, Feb. 12, at Lander University, with matinee showings at 3 p.m. and evening performances at 8 p.m. Evening performances follow at 8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 13, through Wednesday, Feb. 15.
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  • Lander University Hosts S.C. Scholastic Art Awards

    Middle and high school students and teachers from across South Carolina converged on Lander University Jan. 21 for the presentation of the 2012 Scholastic Art Awards, an event which Lander has hosted for more than 20 years. There were nearly a thousand entries, in categories such as painting, sculpture, printmaking and photography, and 204 were chosen for display in Lander's Monsanto Gallery, where they can be seen through Feb. 3.
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  • 'A Musical Mosaic of African-American Artistry' Coming to Lander

    Each semester, Lander University's best ensembles and soloists team up to put on what the music department calls its "collage concert."
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  • Lander student lands a spring assignment with a 'think tank' in Washington, D.C.

    Lander University political science major Ryan McNulty will spend his spring semester as an intern with The Heritage Foundation in the nation's capital under terms of the Washington Semester Internship program sponsored by the University of South Carolina Honors College.
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  • Greenwood Woman's Club to hold scholarship luncheon

    Tickets are on sale for the annual Greenwood Woman's Club Scholarship Luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 29, at 11:30 a.m., with proceeds directed to the club's scholarship fund at Lander University. The event will be held in the Johnston Commons in Lander's Student Center and tickets are $25 each.
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  • Lander observes 'Study Abroad Week'

    The week of Jan. 30 - Feb. 3 is Study Abroad Week at Lander University and throughout the week students will have opportunities to learn more about Lander's international programs and talk with others who have studied at foreign universities. Pictured, from left, Lander visual arts majors Kaitlyn Crawford, of Saluda and Jessica Brown, of Belton, speak with Mary Meadows, a program advisor with Academic Studies Abroad, an organization that works with universities to offer international programs and provide assistance for students studying abroad.
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  • Interested parties invited to submit comments to visiting NCATE team

    Lander University's Teacher Preparation Unit is hosting an accreditation visit by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in September 2012. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the visiting team. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered, and should specify the party's relationship to the institution (i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates).
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