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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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  • Lander to host seminar on business leadership skills

    Strategies for developing and sharpening business leadership skills will be the focus of a professional development program presented by Lander University's Continuing Education Office beginning in March.
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  • Lander chosen to host traveling Vietnam Memorial exhibit

    A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be on display at Lander University Sept. 8-11, to coincide with the tenth anniversary of 9/11.
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  • Lander scientific business brainstorming generates a prize for entrepreneurship

    A project that Lander University scientist Lisa Brodhacker has been working on for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has won a prize for its potential marketability outside of the space industry.
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  • Business students collect cans for Greenwood Food Bank

    Now that the holiday season is well under way, there is no shortage food and toy donation drives to help those who are less fortunate. This spirit of giving is very much alive on the Lander University campus. In one instance a Lander professor is rewarding students for their generosity. Pictured with students from her Legal Environmental Business class, Lander assistant professor of business Dr. Gail Moore, left, offered students five points of extra credit on an upcoming test in exchange for their donation to the Greenwood Food Bank. The class collected nearly 450 cans and other food items for donation.
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  • Lander business honor society earns premier designation

    Lander University's chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS), the honor society for business students, has been proclaimed a Premier Chapter by the Board of Governors of the international organization. In a letter to Dr. Doug Grider, interim dean of Lander's College of Business and Public Affairs, international BGS president Robert Reid said, "This is a significant achievement and indicates a high value is placed on scholarship recognition at Lander."
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  • Lander University business students receive McFerrin Scholarship

    A group of Lander University business students recently received the Cecil J. and 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 positions with the Lander Alumni Association, The Lander Foundation and the Lander Board of Trustees.
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  • Lander Graduate Jumps Into Political Arena With Both Feet

    Lander University political science graduate Zeb Gantt, left, is shown with U.S. Third District Congressional candidate Jeff Duncan.
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