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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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  • Lander to dedicate its new baseball stadium to honor longtime Greenwood businessman

    An important part of Lander University's homecoming week celebration will occur on Friday, Feb. 3, with the dedication of the Stephen B. Dolny Baseball Stadium on the grounds of the university's Jeff May Complex on Montague Avenue. The dedication will be held almost five years to the day after Dolny's death from cancer at age 72.
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  • Lander nursing instructor appointed NLN ambassador

    Erica Sisiam, an instructor in Lander University's William Preston Turner Department of Nursing, has been appointed by the National League for Nursing (NLN) to serve as one of it ambassadors. In that position, she will keep Lander's nursing faculty and administration informed about NLN initiatives including opportunities for research grants, conferences, publications, workshops, and other benefits available to its members.
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  • Lander University Honors Recital Set for Jan. 26

    The public is invited to attend Lander University's 2012 Student Honors Recital, set to begin at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26, in the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium. The concert, which is free, will feature the talents of a dozen music students selected from auditions held in December, and works by composers from German composer J.S. Bach to American composer George Gershwin.
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  • University welcomes nearly 200 new students

    A few days before Lander University opened its doors for the spring semester on Jan. 9, students and members of their families gathered on campus for the university's orientation program for new students.
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  • Lander welcomes alumni back for Homecoming Weekend

    Lander University graduates will gather on campus Friday and Saturday, Feb. 3-4, for Homecoming Weekend headlined as "Laissez les bons temps rouler," the Cajun expression, that translates to "Let the good times roll."
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  • Lander students head for overseas studies at schools in six countries

    Thirteen Lander University students will spend the spring 2012 semester studying at colleges and universities in Spain, Argentina, Italy, England, Chile and New Zealand. Dr. DeWitt Stone Jr., director of Lander's Study Abroad Program, said this is a record number of Lander students selected to spend a semester at international schools.
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  • Lander's spring continuing education courses cover a wide range of interests

    Lander University is accepting applications for its spring continuing education courses, the first of which will begin late in January. Coordinator Shelley Grund said there are more than two dozen courses being offered, plus professional and small business development courses, Scholastic Aptitude Test preparation for high school students, a speaker series and two excursions, one to Europe. Some courses have limits on enrollment.
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  • New 'Art Corner' Comes to Town

    A vacant lot in downtown Greenwood has taken on a new look, with the addition of two painted steel sculptures created by a pair of Lander University students.
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