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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 employees honored during Alumni Week

    Apr 28, 2017
    It’s a new tradition that could soon catch on – as 33 of Lander University’s staff showed up April 18 at the school’s alumni employee breakfast. Held in the Dawson Room of the Lander Dining Hall, the breakfast honored Lander alumni, who are also employees, during Alumni Appreciation Week.
  • Lander Graduate Moore Receives Top Academic Award

    Apr 26, 2017
    Melissa Williams Moore, of Greenwood, received Lander University’s Thayer Award in recognition of her achievement of graduating in December with the highest scholastic average of any student in her class.
  • Turnout for Student Academic Symposium Called ‘Excellent’

    Apr 26, 2017
    Lander University students presented their research, art and other academic work before faculty members, fellow students and members of the community.
  • Lander Student Designs Mentoring Program For Elementary Students

    Apr 25, 2017
    David Walters has developed the Junior MISTER program to provide one-on-one mentoring for male students at the school.
  • Hollywood Veterans Share Tips for Success With Young Filmmakers

    Apr 21, 2017
    Veteran Hollywood writer, producer, director Chris Parrish leads a Young Filmmaker’s Workshop at Lander University on Friday, April 21. The workshop is a component of Lander’s 8th Annual Film Festival. High school students from Anderson Districts I & II Career and Technology Center in Williamston, and Heyward Career & Technology Center in Columbia attended.
  • Student Life Awards recognizes leadership and co-curricular activities

    Apr 20, 2017
    Lander University recently recognized its co-curricular standouts for the 2016-17 academic year. Hosted by the division of Student Affairs, the annual Student Life Awards is an evening of celebration honoring the achievements of Lander's finest student leaders.
  • Ribbon Cutting for 2nd Lander Habitat Home

    Apr 19, 2017
    Greenwood resident Kathy Ouzts cuts the ceremonial ribbon to her new Habitat home during a brief ceremony on the Lander University campus on Wednesday, April 19.
  • Lander seniors to be honored at year’s last art show

    Apr 19, 2017
    Art lovers of all kinds are expected to show up April 20 for the reception of Lander University’s annual senior arts exhibition. The reception is open to the public from 5-7 p.m. at the Monsanto Art Gallery, and the 70-plus-piece exhibition, entitled “Mindful Moments,” will run through May 6 and serve as a grand send-off for all 16 graduating arts students.
  • Lander to celebrate students' academic achievements

    Apr 19, 2017
    The Lander community is invited to attend the Academic Awards Ceremony on Monday, April 24, from 1:00-2:15 p.m. in the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium.
  • Transfer Week Coming to Lander

    Apr 13, 2017
    Transfer Week is coming to Lander University April 17-21.