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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 Accepted Into Prestigious Study Program in Nation’s Capital

    Mar 07, 2017
    Lander University sophomore and Greenwood native Amira Abdelwahab is one of only 12 students from the state to be accepted into the South Carolina Washington Semester Program this year.
  • Lander Trustees to meet on March 7

    Mar 03, 2017
    The next meeting of the Lander University Board of Trustees is scheduled for Tuesday, March 7, at 11 a.m. in the F. Mitchell Johnson Board Room.
  • Wind Ensemble to perform on March 2

    Feb 27, 2017
    The community is invited to a free concert featuring Lander's Wind Ensemble on Thursday, March 2, beginning at 8 p.m. in the Abney Cultural Center Auditorium.
  • Beer and wine to be offered at upcoming Bearcat games

    Feb 23, 2017
    In an effort to enhance the fan experience at Dolny Stadium, Lander officials have agreed to the sale of beer and wine for 11 baseball games during the 2017 season, beginning March 3.
  • Kat Finkbeiner Recognized For Loyalty To Lander University With Alumni Award

    Feb 23, 2017
    Lander University’s Alumni Association has selected Greenwood native Kat Laye Finkbeiner as recipient of its Grace Iler Norman Award. The award is presented to a Lander alumna or alumnus who has shown loyalty and significant achievement within the Alumni Association. It is considered the highest honor bestowed by the Alumni Association and is awarded annually only when a candidate meets the award criteria.
  • Lander Stages Student Artwork Ceremony

    Feb 20, 2017
    A special ceremony at Lander University’s Moran Assembly Plaza to recognize the creators of three sculptures recently added to campus.
  • Legendary High School Soccer Coach Named Distinguished Alumni of the Year by Lander University

    Feb 20, 2017
    Lander University’s Alumni Association has selected Greenwood native and longtime Spartanburg resident Frank Ridlehoover as recipient of its Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award. The award is presented annually to an alumna or alumnus who has distinguished themselves in their chosen field; is involved with civic, cultural, educational, and/or church activities; and has manifested special interest in Lander University with their time, talents and resources.
  • Pianist Alex Crosett to Perform at Lander University, Feb. 21

    Feb 20, 2017
    The community is invited to a free concert featuring pianist Alex Crosett on Tuesday, February 21 at Lander University. Part of the university's Artist Recital Series, the performance features a beautiful blend of Classical, Baroque, Romantic and Impressionistic composers including Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Debussy and Copland.
  • Dual Pianos Strike a Chord with Piano Ensemble on February 23

    Feb 20, 2017
    The community is invited to a free Piano Ensemble concert featuring talented music students, their instructors and other pianists on stage at the Abney Cultural Center Auditorium on the evening of Thursday, February 23.
  • Lander finishes annual Homecoming Week in style

    Feb 17, 2017
    Whether it was rallying around a bonfire, cheering on the Bearcat sports teams, pulling for their favorite soapbox racer, or just tailgating on the front lawn, Lander University students finished another annual Homecoming Week in high spirits and style.