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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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  • 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 formalizes academic ties and friendship with Korean university

    Their greetings were as warm as the sultry Greenwood morning as the two men, presidents of universities more than 7,000 miles apart, shook hands and renewed a friendship that began three months earlier in a cooler climate on the other side of the Pacific.
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  • Cassie Biron chooses a Peace Corps assignment in Africa

    Lander University graduate Cassie Biron of Greenwood did a lot of traveling as a member of a military family, and she will soon be on the road again to a new destination as a Peace Corps volunteer. Biron is headed for the Kingdom of Lesotho, a landlocked enclave tucked within the borders of South Africa. It is a poor nation whose per capita income is below the international poverty level. Its inhabitants have a life expectancy of 40 years with an HIV/AIDS rate of more than 23 percent.
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  • Lander students prepare for study program in Korea

    Four Lander University students have been selected to attend a three-week international summer session at Dong-A University in Busan, South Korea. They will become the first Lander students to study in Korea under recent agreements Lander made with Dong-A and six other colleges and universities in Korea and China. The agreements will enable students from Lander and the other institutions to study on each other’s campuses starting this year.
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  • Lander president in China

    Dr. Daniel Ball, president of Lander University, seated right, signs a Memorandum of Understanding with officials of East China Normal University in Shanghai. Ball and Dr. Sung-Jae Park, standing right, Lander’s interim dean of International Programs, are visiting China and South Korea to meet with the administrators of six colleges and universities.
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  • Lander expects to enroll students from Asia in the fall semester

    Lander University is expanding its international academic programs to include colleges and university in the Pacific Rim region, specifically China, South Korea and Japan.
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  • Lander bids farewell to partner in international education

    Dr. Roger Richardson, right, talks with students at a recent tea in his honor at Lander University. In six years, Richardson, recruited 34 Lander students for a semester of study at the University of Winchester in England where he was a faculty member. He is retiring as Winchester's director of Internationalization at the end of this academic year.
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  • British educator shares experiences with Lander University students

    Lander University is playing host to a British educator as part of a faculty exchange in which a Lander professor will travel to England for a month of similar academic activities.
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  • Lander student receives prestigious Rotary International scholarship

    Lander University junior Beth Burnette loves to travel. The Elberton, Ga., native spent 15 days in Japan as part of a high school exchange program, and she has traveled to Spain.
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