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Lander News & Announcements

From breaking news and announcements, to feature profiles on our programs, students, alumni, faculty and staff, the News and Announcements page has all the information on Lander that you need. 


  • Lander Student Wins at National Conference

    Apr 25, 2018
    Lander senior sociology major D.J. Stroud of Latta received first place in the Investigative/Textual Research category for his presentation, “The Portrayal of Black Women in American Film,” at the eighth annual Big South Undergraduate Research Symposium (BigSURS) held at Liberty University.
  • Lander Academic Symposium Showcases Wide-Ranging Student Research

    Apr 24, 2018
    Nearly 90 Lander University students presented research findings during the annual Student Academic Symposium in mid-April. Hosted by Lander’s Honors College, the Symposium is an opportunity for students to showcase original research projects from various disciplines.
  • Lander Athletics holds 2018 Golden Claw Awards

    Apr 24, 2018
    The Lander Athletics Department held its annual banquet on Monday evening, April 23, at Finis Horne Arena. The event honored the University's student-athletes for their accomplishments during the 2017-18 campaign.
  • Lander University Names Alumni Award Winners

    Apr 23, 2018
    Nearly 150 Lander University alumni returned to their alma mater April 20-21 for the annual Alumni Weekend. For members of the Lander Class of 1968, the weekend was an opportunity to celebrate their 50th anniversary. Additionally, alumni award winners were recognized.
  • Local Students Take Home Gold, Silver at Psychology Convention

    Apr 23, 2018
    Senior psychology majors Mel Bussard of Chapin and Dallas S. Thompson of Blythewood were awarded for their presentations during the undergraduate poster session of the South Carolina Psychological Association Annual Convention.
  • Lander’s College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Honors Students at Awards Ceremony

    Apr 23, 2018
    The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Lander University held its inaugural honors and awards program on Thursday, April 19, where students of the college were awarded departmental scholarships and awards in recognition of their academic success.
  • Lander ROTC Students in Rare Training Exercise With Black Hawk Helicopters

    Apr 20, 2018
    Two 11,000-pound Black Hawk helicopters from McEntire Joint National Guard Base in Hopkins touched down at Lander University today as ROTC students from Lander, Presbyterian College, Newberry College took part in joint training exercises. The three schools collectively form the Scottish Highlander Battalion.
  • Giles, Gallant and “Amore” take top prizes at annual Lander Film Festival

    Apr 20, 2018
    Lander University senior Chaz Giles and sophomore Hannah Gallant walked away with three of the top honors at the ninth annual Lander Film Festival awards April 14.
  • Lander Students Awarded at SC Conference

    Apr 20, 2018
    Several Lander students received first place awards for their presentations during the 14th annual Upstate Research Symposium.
  • Lander Bearcat Fan Day Scheduled for April 26

    Apr 18, 2018
    Calling all Bearcat Fans! Lander University’s Office of Alumni Affairs is hosting a fun event providing Lander fans the opportunity to show their school spirit while enjoying great music and fellowship with the Greenwood community.