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  • Lander University students honored for academic excellence, extracurricular service

    Lander University recently honored its cocurricular standouts for the 2010-11 academic year, presenting student life awards to the university's top students and student organizations. The awards were announced during Lander's annual Academic and Student Life Awards Ceremony.
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  • Lander students inducted into Alpha Chi to recognize outstanding academic achievement

    Family and friends gathered at Lander University on April 20 to witness the spring induction of 44 students into Lander’s Alpha Chi National College Honor Scholarship Society. Dr. John Moore, associate professor of philosophy and the chapter coordinator, said the inductees are juniors or seniors in the top 10 percent of their class
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  • University Releases Spring Magazine

    The Lander Magazine is a publication distributed primarily to alumni, donors and friends of the university to inform them of recent Lander activities and the accomplishments of faculty, staff, students and alumni. Started in 1972, the magazine is produced with diligent consideration by the Office of University Relations two times each year, with issues in spring and fall.
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  • Duncan to address graduates at Lander spring commencement

    Congressman Jeff Duncan (R-South Carolina) will deliver the main address to approximately 280 degree candidates at Lander University’s spring commencement on Saturday, April 30, in the university’s Finis Horne Arena. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. Duncan was elected from the Third District last November becoming the first South Carolinian elected to Congress from Laurens County since George Washington Shell 114 years ago.
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  • New Asia Initiative

    Dr. Sung-Jae Park, recently retired from an international program leadership position at Ball State University, is now leading an Asia initiative for Lander University. He will develop strategies that will encourage students from Japan, Korea, China, and India to study at Lander for one or two years as a part of their degree programs. Dr. Park will also create some additional study abroad opportunities in Asia for Lander students.
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  • Lander University to Host 3rd Annual Peace Studies Conference

    The 3rd annual Peace Studies Conference gets underway at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, with an artists' reception at Lander University's Monsanto Gallery.
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  • Lander crowns 2011 Homecoming King and Queen

    Students and alumni showed a bit of their wild side when the university hosted reunions, student competitions and family fun for the "Welcome to the Jungle" -themed Homecoming festivities this semester.
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  • Lander to host statewide political science conference

    Dr. Kimberly Richburg, left, and Dr. Lucas McMillan, right, assistant professors of political science at Lander University, flank sophomore Ty Grogan of Greenwood, one of two Lander students who will present papers at the S.C. Political Science Association annual meeting at Lander on March 11 and 12. Richburg is the assistant program chair and McMillan is program chair of the event.
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  • Lander business students to host seminar on marketing and technology

    Lander University business students will put their skills and knowledge to good use when they host a marketing and technology seminar for small businesses on Tuesday, Feb. 15, in the conference room of the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce.
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  • Speach crowned as Miss Lander 2011

    Seven Lander University students recently competed for the title of Miss Lander University 2011. During the pageant, sponsored by the Music Educators National Conference, contestants were judged on their performance in an interview session and competitions in talent, casual wear and formal wear.
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