News Releases

  • 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.
    Full story
  • 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.
    Full story
  • 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.
    Full story
  • 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.
    Full story
  • 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.
    Full story
  • 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.
    Full story
  • 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.
    Full story
  • Lander University business students receive Harvley Scholarship

    Lander University business administration majors Nichole Upton, left, of Greenwood, and Latraveus Mathis, center, of Greenwood, have been selected to receive the G. Bonner and Martha B. Harvley Scholarship, established in 1999 by Martha H. Dunlap in honor of her parents, G. Bonner and Martha B. Harvley. Selection for the scholarship, awarded to business administration majors, is based on criteria including character, academic record and recommendation by a high school or college counselor.
    Full story
  • Lander University business students receive Harris scholarships

    Four students in Lander University's College of Business and Public Affairs have been selected to receive the Frances P. Harris Scholarship, which is awarded to students majoring in the field of business administration.
    Full story
  • Lander University business students receive Elliott Davis Scholarship

    Lander University business administration majors Craig Crawley, left, of Starr, and Rhett Sapough, right, of Barnwell, have been awarded Elliott Davis scholarships.
    Full story