News Releases

  • Dedication set for Lander’s new recreation, wellness and sports facility

    Lander University will dedicate its new Jeff May Complex on Montague Avenue on Tuesday, Sept. 20, officially opening the impressive 28-acre recreation, wellness and sports center.
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  • "BearcatDaddies" to Perform at Lander Alumni Music Fest

    The Lander University Alumni Association and Greenwood Tower Club invite the public to attend this year’s Alumni Music Fest on Sunday, Aug. 28, from 5 to 8 p.m. at The Cabana at Grand Harbor in Ninety Six.
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  • Glenas Green scholarship honors longtime Greenwood educator

    Family and friends of Glenas Deloris Green have created an endowed scholarship at Lander University honoring her 30 years as an educator and her compassionate, dedicated service to others. Green, who died in 2010 at age 60, graduated from Lander in 1979 with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and went on to earn a master’s in elementary education in 1987.
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  • Lander University graduates 247 at spring commencement ceremonies

    Lander University conferred degrees upon 247 graduates at the university’s spring commencement ceremonies in April. United States Congressman Jeff Duncan (R-South Carolina) delivered the keynote address to a full house at Lander’s Horne Arena.
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  • Topiary and College Fan Day scheduled in Uptown Greenwood

    Fans of Lander University, Clemson University and the University of South Carolina will have the opportunity to show their school spirit while enjoying some creative topiaries at the South Carolina Festival of Flowers’ Topiary & College Team Fan Day.
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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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  • Smith Overcomes Odds, Thrives as Lander Ball Boy

    Will Smith, a fourth-grader at Westwood Elementary in Abbeville and ball boy for the Lander University men’s basketball team, hasn’t let a difficult start in life slow him down. He became ball boy last August, after participating in his second “Shoot for the Stars” basketball camp of the summer, where he won the “Hustle Award” two times.
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  • Lander Department of Nursing honors top graduates

    Five students were honored recently when Lander University's William Preston Turner Department of Nursing held its annual Nursing Recognition Ceremony as a prelude to the university's May graduation.
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  • Meghan Hawley – Lander Nursing Department's Bright Light Shines On

    In 2008, then Lander nursing major Meghan Diane Hawley of Orangeburg was diagnosed with cancer and would have to undergo treatment. As medical expenses began to mount, Hawley's classmates and faculty members at Lander rallied to her aid, raising thousands of dollars and even supplying her with a hospital survival kit filled with snacks, drinks and other essentials for recovery.
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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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