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  • University student receives Bradford scholarship

    Lander University political science major Christopher Ty Grogan, right, of Greenwood, has been selected to receive the Bill and Emily Bradford Scholarship, honoring the late J. William and Emily Bradford. The scholarship was established in 2005 by the Bradfords’ three sons and is designed for students majoring in political science. Grogan is pictured with Dr. Kimberly Richburg, associate professor of political science.
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  • Lander University political science student receives Alumni Departmental Scholarship

    Lander University political science major Ryan E. McNulty, left, of Jacksonville, Fla., has been awarded a scholarship by Lander’s Department of Political and Social Sciences. McNulty, received an Alumni Departmental Scholarship, one of 14 provided annually to each of the university’s academic departments by the Lander University Alumni Association. Also pictured is Lander associate professor of political science Dr. Kimberly Richburg.
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  • Lander University business students receive McFerrin scholarships

    Nine 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. The scholarships are awarded annually to students majoring in the field of business, and selection criteria include academic merit and leadership potential.
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  • University business students receive Elliott Davis Scholarship

    Lander University business administration majors Rhett Sapough, left, of Barnwell, and Hope J. Rutanhira, right, of Harare, Zimbabwe, have been awarded Elliott Davis scholarships. The scholarships are given annually to students majoring in business administration with an emphasis in accounting. Sapough and Rutanhira are pictured with Gail Moore, Lander assistant professor of business administration.
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  • Lander University business student receives Carol Brown Scholarship

    Lander University student Elayna Wilson, left, of Kingstree, a business administration major with marketing/management emphasis, has received the Carol Brown Scholarship. Established in 1985 by Lois Brown Sprott in memory of her sister the scholarship is awarded from fund income to students in business administration, art and piano. Pictured with Wilson is Sam Tolbert, Lander associate professor of health care management.
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  • University business student receives Alumni Departmental Scholarship

    Lander University business administration major Janza Walker of Inman, has been awarded a scholarship by Lander’s Department of Business Administration. Walker, pictured right, received the Alumni Departmental Scholarship, one of 14 provided annually to each of the university’s academic departments by the Lander University Alumni Association. Also pictured is Lander’s Dr. Douglas Grider, dean of the College of Business and Public Affairs.
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  • University business student receives Abbeville Savings and Loan Scholarship

    Lander University student Meredith Milner, of Abbeville, a business administration major with marketing/management emphasis, has received the Abbeville Savings & Loan Scholarship. Established in 2005, the scholarship provides financial assistance to a junior or senior business major from Abbeville or Greenwood counties. Pictured are Milner, right, and Lander’s Dr. Douglas Grider, dean of the College of Business and Public Affairs.
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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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  • Two Lander students receive Capitol Hill work assignments

    Lander University political science majors Conner Lewis and Christopher Ty Grogan, both from Greenwood, will be working in the offices of two members of South Carolina’s congressional delegation this fall. They were selected for Washington Semester Internships sponsored by the University of South Carolina Honors College in Columbia.
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  • Cassie Biron chooses a Peace Corps assignment in Africa

    Lander University graduate Cassie Biron of Greenwood did a lot of traveling as a member of a military family, and she will soon be on the road again to a new destination as a Peace Corps volunteer. Biron is headed for the Kingdom of Lesotho, a landlocked enclave tucked within the borders of South Africa. It is a poor nation whose per capita income is below the international poverty level. Its inhabitants have a life expectancy of 40 years with an HIV/AIDS rate of more than 23 percent.
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