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  • Lander students get a chance to emulate state lawmakers

    Students from 14 colleges, including Lander University, gathered in Columbia recently to participate in the South Carolina Student Legislature (SCSL), an exercise that mirrored the work of the General Assembly. The students actually occupied the House and Senate chambers where they took part in sometimes spirited debate on a range of proposed legislation.
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  • Eighth Lander student is chosen for a semester internship in Washington

    Another Lander University student has been accepted into the prestigious Washington, D.C., Semester Internship Program operated by the University of South Carolina Honors College.
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  • Lander nursing and business departments renamed schools

    Two of Lander University's academic departments have undergone name changes as approved by the university's Board of Trustees at its most recent meeting in late September.
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  • Lander students participate in mock presidential debate

    Political science students portraying Team Obama and Team Romney staged a mock presidential debate at Lander University on Tuesday, Oct. 9, an event that drew 500 spectators to Lander's Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium.
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  • Lander students get a taste of what goes into preparing for a national party convention

    Five Lander University political science students and two professors were in Charlotte, N.C., in the days leading up to the Democratic National Convention. It was part of a program organized by Winthrop University's John C. West Forum for Politics and Policy, a nonpartisan organization dedicated to improving civic engagement. The purpose of the three-day program was to enlighten students about government and politics. Lander was one of 10 institutions of higher education in South Carolina that participated in the event.
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  • Lander ROTC cadets taken by helicopter to training exercise

    Seven members of Lander University's Reserve Office Training Corps (ROTC) unit boarded a helicopter that landed on campus today and were whisked off to a casualty evacuation training session at the Whitten Center in Clinton. Another five cadets, who have not signed ROTC contracts yet, were taken by motor vehicle to the training site.
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  • Lander awards top academic honor to graduate from Greenwood

    Summer Sprouse, of Greenwood, graduated from Lander University in April with bachelor of science degree in business with an accounting emphasis. Early in July she was informed that she was the recipient of Lander's coveted Thayer Award presented on behalf of the family of Dr. Henry K. Thayer to the graduating senior achieving the highest scholastic average.
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  • Lander University sociology students receive Coleman scholarship

    Lander University sociology majors Breanna Galbally, left, of Anderson, and Alexandria Byrd, right, of Greenville, have been awarded the Maybelle Coleman Scholarship honoring Dr. Maybelle Coleman, professor emeritus and former professor and academic dean at Lander.
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  • Lander University business students receive scholarships

    Lander University student Mihajlo Kozjak, right, of Belgrade, Serbia, a business administration major with economic/finance emphasis, has been selected to receive the International Student Scholarship. Claire Parks, center, of North Augusta, a business administration major with marketing/management emphasis, was awarded the Ed Troublefield Scholarship.
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  • Lander University business students receive McFerrin scholarships

    Eight 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.
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