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  • Lander University Graduate Publishes First Novel

    In the waning days of the Confederacy, President Jefferson Davis issued an order that the South's gold reserve be moved to a new, safe location, to keep it from falling into Yankee hands. Instead, somewhere between Abbeville, SC and Washington, Ga., it disappeared.
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  • Lander Alumni Association schedules Legislative Day in Columbia

    Lander University alumni and friends are invited to gather at the State House in Columbia on Thursday, March 29, for a Legislative Day program hosted by the university's Alumni Association. Current Lander students and members of the faculty and staff are also invited to attend.
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  • Lander Alumni Association announces recipients of three prestigious awards

    The first female general officer in the history of the South Carolina Army National Guard (SCANG); last year's winner of the state's Young Lawyer of the Year award; and the individual whose name adorns Lander University's new sports complex are this year's winners of the Lander Alumni Association's top awards.
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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 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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  • The first female general in S.C. Army National Guard history to deliver Lander commencement address

    Brigadier General Darlene M. Goff, a Lander University graduate and the first woman promoted to general in the history of the South Carolina Army National Guard (SCANG), will deliver the commencement address to 191 degree candidates at Lander's graduation ceremony, Saturday, Dec. 17, at 11 a.m., in the university's Finis Horne Arena.
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  • New members appointed to Lander Foundation Board of Trustees

    Lander University has announced 10 appointments to the Board of Trustees of The Lander Foundation, which receives, manages and invests gifts for the welfare of the university. Two of the members are faculty appointees: Dr. Paige Ouzts, who was appointed to a second term, and Dr. David Mash, dean of Library Services, who is new to the board.
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  • Family creates Lander scholarship honoring Mary Alice White Abell

    Lander University students from South Carolina, who are juniors or seniors and active in leadership activities on campus, are eligible for a new scholarship established in memory of Mary Alice White Abell, of Greenwood. A 1960 Lander graduate, Abell died on March 4 of this year at the age of 72, and her family created the scholarship to honor her.
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  • Graduate Sue Clark wins Obama administration appointment

    President Barack Obama has appointed Greenwood native and Lander University graduate Dr. Sue B. Clark to the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board. The board provides scientific and technical oversight of the U.S. Department of Energy's management and disposal of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel.
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