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  • Lander dean receives new administrative position

    Two Lander University administrators, who are also faculty members, are preparing to take on new responsibilities. University president Dr. Daniel Ball announced the appointment of Dr. Alice Taylor-Colbert, dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, as associate vice president for Academic Affairs. Dr. Renee Love will fill the position Taylor-Colbert is relinquishing and serve as interim dean of the college. The two appointments become effective Aug. 15.
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  • Day Camp Students Study Life in Local Streams

    Lander University assistant professor of biology Kerry Hansknecht helps Stevie Manley, a home-schooled ninth-grader from Greenwood, and Matt Smith, a seventh-grader at Northside Middle School, identify the insect larvae they collected from a local stream.
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  • Lander Day Camp a Success - Despite Yogurt

    Lander University student Shannon Slyman, a senior exercise science major from Gaston; assistant professor of biology Dr. Mark Pilgrim and Krysta Kennerly, a senior athletic training major from Gaston, serve crockpot yogurt and other snacks made with the help of microbes following the "Unseen World of Microbes" day camp held recently at Lander.
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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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