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  • Lander University business students receive Countybank scholarships

    A group of Lander University business administration majors have been selected to receive Countybank scholarships. Established by the Countybank Board of Directors, the scholarships are awarded to students who are established residents of Greenwood County and who intend to or are majoring in business administration.
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  • Lander University business student receives Harvley Scholarship

    Lander University business administration major Marina Morgan, right, of Greenwood, has been selected to receive the G. Bonner and Martha B. Harvley Scholarship, established in 1999 by Martha H. Dunlap in honor of her parents, G. Bonner and Martha B. Harvley. Selection for the scholarship, awarded to business administration majors, is based on criteria including character, academic record and recommendation by a high school or college counselor.
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  • Lander University business student receives Chang scholarship

    Lander University student Mihajlo Kozjak, of Belgrad, Serbia, a business administration major with economic/finance emphasis, has been selected to receive the Chan Sup Chang Business Scholarship. Established in 2006 as a gift to Dr. Chan Sup Chang by his two sons, Dr. Mark Chang and Dr. David Chang, the scholarship is awarded to Lander business majors who have demonstrated leadership qualities.
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  • Lander plans exciting return for students

    As summer draws to a close, students across the country are returning to their respective campuses and many are gearing up for their first college experiences.
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  • Glenas Green scholarship honors longtime Greenwood educator

    Family and friends of Glenas Deloris Green have created an endowed scholarship at Lander University honoring her 30 years as an educator and her compassionate, dedicated service to others. Green, who died in 2010 at age 60, graduated from Lander in 1979 with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and went on to earn a master’s in elementary education in 1987.
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  • Grant awarded to help create a computer game as a business education learning tool

    Dr. Charles Stowe, Lander University’s director of Outreach Initiatives and members of the business faculty, has been awarded a grant to pursue creation of a computer game that would simulate real world situations to help college students understand the differences between job functions and industries. Students would use the game to set career goals which, in turn, could boost higher education’s student retention rates. Corporations would also benefit by having access to new data related to consumer purchasing preferences and job recruitment.
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  • Lander student packs her bags for a semester in South Korea

    The farthest Lander University student Nicole Richmond has traveled from her home in Columbia is Chicago, about 650 miles away. On Aug. 22, she will embark on a journey more than ten times that distance when she boards a plane for a 7,200 mile trip to South Korea, where she will spend the fall semester studying at the University of Incheon.
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  • Car seat safety check at Lander

    Lance Cpl. Scot Edgeworth of the S.C. Highway Patrol discusses car seat safety with Justin Simpson of Greenwood as Simpson’s 10-month-old daughter McKinley looks on. Edgeworth and Lander University police conducted a car seat safety check at Lander on Thursday.
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  • Lander signs exchange agreement with ninth Asian university

    Lander University president Daniel Ball has signed a memorandum of understanding with a university in Thailand, an agreement that will enable students from both schools to study on each other’s campus. The signing increases to nine the number of Asian schools Lander has finalized exchange agreements with since March.
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  • Lander University students receive Tinsley scholarship

    Lander University political science majors Connor Lewis, center, of Greenwood, and Courtney Priester, right, of Saluda, have been selected to receive the W.D. Tinsley Scholarship, established in 1986 as a memorial to William D. Tinsley, former trustee and chairman of the Lander University Board of Trustees, by Tinsley’s friends and family.
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