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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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  • 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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