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  • Lander University business students receive Dunlap and Eaton scholarships

    Lander University business administration major Kimberly Conner, of Greenwood, has been selected to receive the R. Thornwell Dunlap Jr. Scholarship. The scholarship was established in 1997 in honor of Dunlap, who served as president of The Lander Foundation from 1993-1996.
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  • Lander University business students receive scholarships

    Lander University student Tim Hocke, of Stahnsdorf, Germany, a business administration major with economic/finance emphasis, has been selected to receive the Chan Sup Chang Business Scholarship. Established in 2006 as a gift to Dr. Chan Sup Chang by his two sons, Dr. Mark Chang and Dr. David Chang, the scholarship is awarded to Lander business majors who have demonstrated leadership qualities.
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  • Daughertys retire after spending eight decades in health care

    Bernice and Len Daugherty of Greenwood have each spent more than 40 years in health care, she in nursing and he in health care management, and they shared their professional experiences with students as members of the Lander University faculty. The couple decided to retire this summer and plan to devote their time to more leisurely pursuits.
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  • Hansknecht 'A Great Example of What Good Faculty Are All About'

    For Lander University assistant professor of biology Dr. Kerry Hansknecht, turning a lifelong fascination with nature into a career took some time.
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  • Lander dean receives new administrative position

    Two Lander University administrators, who are also faculty members, are preparing to take on new responsibilities. University president Dr. Daniel Ball announced the appointment of Dr. Alice Taylor-Colbert, dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, as associate vice president for Academic Affairs. Dr. Renee Love will fill the position Taylor-Colbert is relinquishing and serve as interim dean of the college. The two appointments become effective Aug. 15.
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  • Day Camp Students Study Life in Local Streams

    Lander University assistant professor of biology Kerry Hansknecht helps Stevie Manley, a home-schooled ninth-grader from Greenwood, and Matt Smith, a seventh-grader at Northside Middle School, identify the insect larvae they collected from a local stream.
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  • Lander Day Camp a Success - Despite Yogurt

    Lander University student Shannon Slyman, a senior exercise science major from Gaston; assistant professor of biology Dr. Mark Pilgrim and Krysta Kennerly, a senior athletic training major from Gaston, serve crockpot yogurt and other snacks made with the help of microbes following the "Unseen World of Microbes" day camp held recently at Lander.
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  • Lander Department of Nursing honors top graduates

    Five students received top honors when Lander University's William Preston Turner Department of Nursing held its annual Nursing Recognition Ceremony as a prelude to the university's spring graduation.
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  • Lander University students receive Greenwood Rehabilitation scholarship

    Lander University sociology majors Shakeyta Waller, left, of Greenwood, and Stacee Whittle, right, of Abbeville, have been selected to receive the Greenwood Vocational Rehabilitation Advisory Board Scholarship. Established in 2000 by The Greenwood Vocational Rehabilitation Advisory Board, the scholarship is awarded to full-time juniors or seniors preparing for a career in the human services area.
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  • Floyd 'At The Forefront of Effective Teaching At Lander'

    Two years ago, future assistant professor of history Ryan Floyd was driving down the highway, bound for a job interview at Lander University, when a jackknifed tractor trailer in front of him slowed traffic to a crawl.
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