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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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  • Lander board discusses 2012 fees, international initiative at December meeting

    Lander University's Board of Trustees has approved an increase of $100 in facilities fees that students pay each semester to help offset future capital costs of the campus. The increase will be effective in September 2012.
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  • Lander nursing graduates greeted by top female officer in S.C. National Guard

    For Capt. Thomas Funderburk and Staff Sgt. Matthew Scruggs Dec. 17 had a special meaning in their lives. It was the day they received their nursing degrees from Lander University's William Preston Turner Department of Nursing and met face-to-face with Brigadier General Darlene M. Goff, of the South Carolina Army National Guard (SCANG), who is also a Lander graduate.
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