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  • Lander Student Helps Stage NACA South Showcase

    Doug Mikeal, a Lander University student from Irmo, recently worked with the production crew staging the National Association for Campus Activities South Regional Conference.
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  • Lander honors top Science and Mathematics scholars at annual awards ceremony

    More than 50 Lander University students were recently honored for their scholastic accomplishments during the 2012-13 academic year, receiving the top academic discipline and special awards from the university's four colleges. The awards were presented during Lander's annual Academic Awards ceremony, held at the conclusion of the spring semester.
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  • Summer Campers Sharpen Computer Skills at Lander

    Lander University associate professor of computing Dr. Gilliean Lee works with Kaminer Cromer, a rising seventh-grader at Westview Middle School, in Lee's 3D Animation and Computer Programming day camp, one of the Fuji Summer Science and Math Enrichment Programs offered this summer at Lander.
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  • Top Science and Mathematics scholars honored at annual Academic and Student Life Awards ceremony

    More than 50 Lander University students were honored recently for their scholastic accomplishments during the 2011-2012 academic year, receiving the top discipline and special awards from the university's four academic colleges. The awards were presented during Lander's annual Academic and Student Life Awards ceremony.
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  • Lander hosts Fuji summer science programs for students in grades 4 through 12

    Lander University is accepting applications for the annual Fuji Summer Science and Mathematics Enrichment program for students in grades four through high school hosted by the university. The program, which begins in June, is sponsored by a grant from Fuji Photo Film in Greenwood and offers talented students a challenging educational experience with opportunities for fun and a taste of university life at Lander.
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  • Student Academic Showcase planned for March 7-8

    Lander University's Second Annual Student Academic Showcase will spotlight excellence in research and creativity during presentations and judging on Wednesday, March 7, and an awards ceremony on Thursday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by Lander's College of Arts and Humanities and Alpha Chi International Honor Society, the showcase will include examples of student scholarship and creativity from the five departments of the College of Arts and Humanities (Art, English and Foreign Languages, History and Philosophy, Mass Communication and Theatre, and Music) as well as from the Social Sciences, the Sciences, Computer Information Systems and Mathematics.
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  • Origami cranes take flight inside Lander library

    Faculty member Dr. Josie Ryan has kicked off Lander University's upcoming Focus on Japan celebration with a display of 1,000 origami cranes above the lobby of Lander's Jackson Library.
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  • University honors top Science & Mathematics scholars at Academic Awards ceremony

    More than 50 Lander University students were honored recently for their scholastic accomplishments during the 2010-2011 academic year, receiving the top discipline and special awards from the university's four academic colleges. The awards were presented during Lander's annual Academic and Student Life Awards Ceremony.
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  • Lander University students honored for academic excellence, extracurricular service

    Lander University recently honored its cocurricular standouts for the 2010-11 academic year, presenting student life awards to the university's top students and student organizations. The awards were announced during Lander's annual Academic and Student Life Awards Ceremony.
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  • Lander students inducted into Alpha Chi to recognize outstanding academic achievement

    Family and friends gathered at Lander University on April 20 to witness the spring induction of 44 students into Lander’s Alpha Chi National College Honor Scholarship Society. Dr. John Moore, associate professor of philosophy and the chapter coordinator, said the inductees are juniors or seniors in the top 10 percent of their class
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  • University Releases Spring Magazine

    The Lander Magazine is a publication distributed primarily to alumni, donors and friends of the university to inform them of recent Lander activities and the accomplishments of faculty, staff, students and alumni. Started in 1972, the magazine is produced with diligent consideration by the Office of University Relations two times each year, with issues in spring and fall.
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  • Lander students create website to assist local agency

    When retired Lander University professor Beth Bethel wanted to create a web site for Community Initiatives (CI), the Greenwood social services agency she heads, she turned to Lander’s computing faculty and students for help and advice. Five students in the project implementation and management course taught by computer science instructor Farha Ali have been meeting three days a week since January to work on the project for academic credit. The course requires students, working as a team, to design and implement a significant information system.
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  • New Asia Initiative

    Dr. Sung-Jae Park, recently retired from an international program leadership position at Ball State University, is now leading an Asia initiative for Lander University. He will develop strategies that will encourage students from Japan, Korea, China, and India to study at Lander for one or two years as a part of their degree programs. Dr. Park will also create some additional study abroad opportunities in Asia for Lander students.
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  • Speach crowned as Miss Lander 2011

    Seven Lander University students recently competed for the title of Miss Lander University 2011. During the pageant, sponsored by the Music Educators National Conference, contestants were judged on their performance in an interview session and competitions in talent, casual wear and formal wear.
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  • Lander students pack their bags for studies at foreign schools

    Nine Lander University students will spend the fall 2010 semester studying at foreign universities as part of Lander's Study Abroad Program.
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  • Lander computer technology expert involved in international Web-based learning conference

    Lander University faculty member Dr. Gilliean Lee is one of five educators at American colleges and universities serving on the 61-member international program committee for an upcoming global conference on the use of computer technology and the Internet in education. The Eighth International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL) in August will draw scientists from around the world to the conference site at Aachen University in Germany.
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  • Couple's continued generosity makes student opportunities multiply

    There are probably few people who understand the importance of quality math education better than Walt and Susan Patterson of Greenwood.
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  • Lander's Young Faculty Scholar pursues interests in online learning, computerized music analysis

    During his career as a computer expert and software engineer, Dr. Gilliean Lee of Lander University has spent a lot of time helping to develop the capabilities of the Internet as a dynamic tool for education and business. He is also engaged in a joint research project linking a computer application and music analysis.
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