News Releases

  • Student Academic Showcase planned for March 7-8

    Lander University's Second Annual Student Academic Showcase will spotlight excellence in research and creativity during presentations and judging on Wednesday, March 7, and an awards ceremony on Thursday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by Lander's College of Arts and Humanities and Alpha Chi International Honor Society, the showcase will include examples of student scholarship and creativity from the five departments of the College of Arts and Humanities (Art, English and Foreign Languages, History and Philosophy, Mass Communication and Theatre, and Music) as well as from the Social Sciences, the Sciences, Computer Information Systems and Mathematics.
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  • Lander University Hosts S.C. Scholastic Art Awards

    Middle and high school students and teachers from across South Carolina converged on Lander University Jan. 21 for the presentation of the 2012 Scholastic Art Awards, an event which Lander has hosted for more than 20 years. There were nearly a thousand entries, in categories such as painting, sculpture, printmaking and photography, and 204 were chosen for display in Lander's Monsanto Gallery, where they can be seen through Feb. 3.
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  • Lander observes 'Study Abroad Week'

    The week of Jan. 30 - Feb. 3 is Study Abroad Week at Lander University and throughout the week students will have opportunities to learn more about Lander's international programs and talk with others who have studied at foreign universities. Pictured, from left, Lander visual arts majors Kaitlyn Crawford, of Saluda and Jessica Brown, of Belton, speak with Mary Meadows, a program advisor with Academic Studies Abroad, an organization that works with universities to offer international programs and provide assistance for students studying abroad.
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  • New 'Art Corner' Comes to Town

    A vacant lot in downtown Greenwood has taken on a new look, with the addition of two painted steel sculptures created by a pair of Lander University students.
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  • Hammond Receives Prestigious Award

    Ali Hammond, of Saluda, a student in the Lander University Master of Arts in Teaching art education program, was recently awarded the Liz Smith-Cox Scholarship -- which supports the development of aspiring art educators -- by the South Carolina Art Education Association.
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  • Lander MAT Students Make 'Soundsuits'

    Master of Arts in Teaching students at Lander University model the "soundsuits" they created for assistant professor of art Doug McAbee. The students were given the problem of creating a suit or an article of clothing that would create sound when worn.
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  • New Lander Review Hits the Streets

    The 2010-2011 Lander Review is out, the result of a decision to publish the magazine of student artwork and literature in the fall rather than the spring.
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  • Launch Party Set for Lander Review

    The public is invited to a launch party for the 2010-2011 Lander Review, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27.
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  • Exhibition Showcases Artwork of MAT Graduates

    Graduates of Lander University’s Master of Arts in Teaching in art education program pose outside Lander’s Monsanto Gallery during the opening reception of their graduate exhibition. The mosaics, drawings, sculptures, paintings, photography and other artwork created by the graduates will be on display through Thursday, July 28. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. -3 p.m., Monday-Thursday.
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  • McAbee Wins Award in National Art Show

    “Ethel’s Daughter,” a hollow, hand-formed, welded steel sculpture by Lander University assistant professor of art Doug McAbee, won an Honorable Mention award last month at the 6th Annual National Outdoor Sculpture Competition at North Charleston’s Riverfront Park.
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