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Lander creates another opportunity for students to live, work and learn in Washington
Since 2010, eight Lander University political science and history majors have completed Washington Semester Internships sponsored by the University of South Carolina Honors College.
Lander faculty member receives an award for broadening the university's reach
Barbara Ervin, director of Lander University's Montessori education program, has been chosen to receive The Mary Frances Poole Alston Award, which is presented to a faculty or staff member who provides visibility for Lander throughout the state of South Carolina, the United States and the world.
Lander University graduate joins the ranks of general officers in the military
Another Lander University graduate has been promoted to brigadier general, the third Lander alumnus to pin on the one star insignia of that rank in less than three years.
Lander Leadership Conference Called 'A Tremendous Success'
In January of last year, when Shelby Dominick Reed was hired as Lander University's director of Student Activities, one of the tasks she was given was reviving the Lander Leadership Conference.
Lander is cited for its tradition of planting trees on campus
Lander University has received recognition as a "Tree Campus USA" for its commitment to incorporating tree plantings in its landscaping program. The designation by the national Arbor Day Foundation honors colleges and universities for promoting healthy trees, and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.
Lander conducts a convocation signaling the start of a new school year
Lander University revived its tradition of beginning a new school year with an Opening Convocation on Monday, Sept. 9. Members of the faculty, garbed in academic regalia, paraded to seats in the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium for the formal assembly that was also attended by students.
Lander offers a new academic program
Lander University has introduced a new degree program that will give students the flexibility to take courses from two or more fields of study to meet their career goals. The Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) will enable Lander to provide an academic experience for students whose career interests fall outside of Lander's existing discipline-based programs.
Forever Lander to emphasize support for scholarship assistance
Lander University is preparing to actively promote its annual fund, emphasizing the importance of contributions to help the university deal with challenges stemming largely from steadily shrinking state financial support. The initiative will also enable Lander to increase scholarship assistance and spare graduates from having to face years of paying off student loans.
Lander food service employees learn their way around campus
Employees in Lander University's Dining Services took part in a scavenger hunt on Aug. 21 as a way of learning more about the university and finding their way around the campus.
Dr. Ernest McPherson (Whitey) Lander Jr., 1915-2013
Dr. Ernest McPherson (Whitey) Lander Jr., 97, of Clemson, husband of the late Sarah (Tish) Shirley Lander, died Saturday, August 17, 2013.