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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 ready for full day of eclipse activities

    May 25, 2017
    Greenwood is one of many U.S. cities in the path of a rare coast-to-coast solar eclipse coming on August 21 – and Lander University will be a prime place to witness it. Whether it’s using a sunspotter, making a pinhole projector, or viewing the entire 2.5 minutes of totality from the university’s front lawn, students, faculty and staff will find plenty of activities to keep their interest.
  • Lander selected as official site for telescopic images of solar eclipse

    Mar 15, 2017
    Lander University will be in a prime spot for viewing and recording the next solar eclipse, expected to occur across the continental U.S. on Aug. 21, 2017. Through a national research experiment known as Citizen CATE – Continental America Telescopic Eclipse – Lander is one of five university sites in South Carolina selected to be an official observation point.
  • 8 Facts You Should Know About the 2017 Solar Eclipse

    Feb 15, 2017
    Lander University is one of five official sites for South Carolina to be selected as an observation point for the 2017 solar eclipse.
  • Greenwood in the Path of Rare Solar Eclipse  

    Jan 18, 2017
    Greenwood is one of many U.S. cities in the path of the next total solar eclipse, expected to occur on Aug. 21, 2017, across the continent.