News Releases

  • Lander sponsors therapeutic riding horse show competition.

    Lander University's Bearcat therapeutic riding program held its annual horse show recently, an event that drew 18 riders and a large cheering section made up of family and friends who came out to show their support.
    Full story
  • Lander University hosts annual retiree brunch

    Lander University president Daniel Ball addresses retired members of the university's faculty and staff at the recent retirees brunch, which he hosts each year. Ball used the occasion to bring them up to date on new university initiatives and plans for the future. The brunch is also an opportunity for the retirees to meet and chat with former Lander colleagues.
    Full story
  • Lander University business students receive scholarships

    Lander University business administration major Renata Mello, center, of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has been selected to receive the Business Administration Freshman Scholarship.
    Full story
  • Lander's equestrian program reaches into the public schools

    People who have raised or grown up around horses agree that they can be good teachers who offer humans valuable lessons about life and everyday living. Students in a special education class at Emerald High School in Greenwood are finding that out firsthand at Lander University's Equestrian Center, where their interaction with horses is helping them improve their life skills.
    Full story
  • Bugs Take Over Lander 'Art Corner'

    The bug sculptures created by students in Lander University assistant professor of art Doug McAbee's advanced sculpture class have been installed at the Lander Art Corner, at the intersection of Edgefield Street and Maxwell Avenue, in Uptown Greenwood. McAbee, who said the assignment allowed his students to "stretch their abilities as public sculptors," added that he was "pleased with the skills the students were able to demonstrate."
    Full story
  • Thai educators complete language and cultural program at Lander

    Lander University held a farewell dinner recently for a group of educators from Rajamangala University of Technology Phra Nakhon in Bangkok, Thailand, who left for home after completing a one-month American Language and Cultural Studies institute created by Lander's Office of International Programs. Rajamangala is one of Lander's 11 sister schools in Asia.
    Full story
  • Lander University business student receives Shurden International Student Scholarship

    Lander University business administration major Mihajlo Kozjak, left, of Belgrade, Serbia, has been awarded the Shurden International Student Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded by Mike Shurden, right, Lander professor of business, and his wife Susan.
    Full story
  • Lander University business students receive Countybank and Park scholarships

    Lander University business administration major Kandice Bryant, left, of Honea Path, has received the Charles Park Scholarship. Established in 1992 in honor of Charles A. Park, a Lander business professor emeritus and faculty member from 1960-1991, the scholarship is awarded annually to business and accounting students. Nathan Bridges, right, of Greenwood, a business administration major has been selected to receive the Countybank scholarship.
    Full story
  • Lander business student receives McMullin scholarship

    Lander University business administration major Clement Dauchy, left, of Brive La Gaillarde, France, has been awarded the Leo McMullin Scholarship, which was established in 1998 by Dr. Leo F. McMullin, professor emeritus of business at Lander. The scholarship is awarded to an upper-division student majoring in business administration.
    Full story
  • Lander University business students receive McFerrin scholarships

    Eight Lander University business administration students have been awarded the Jean T. McFerrin Scholarship, established in 1988 by Jean and Cecil McFerrin. Jean McFerrin, a 1948 Lander graduate, maintained close ties with her alma mater and held numerous positions with the Alumni Association, The Lander Foundation and the Board of Trustees.
    Full story