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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 University names Brian Reese as Athletic Director

    Jan 11, 2017
    Brian Reese, Executive Director of Athletics at Presbyterian College, has been named the next Director of Athletics at Lander University, it was announced today by Lander President Richard Cosentino.
  • Molander Endowed Faculty Development Fund

    Jan 10, 2017
    Former Lander University School of Business Dean Dr. Dale Molander and his wife Sandy have established an endowment to support faculty development in the College of Business.
  • Special Weather Statement

    Jan 05, 2017
    As a reminder, Lander University classes have been cancelled for Monday, Jan. 9, due to the winter weather much of the Upstate region experienced this weekend.
  • Lander Media Specialist Named to National Board of College Broadcasters

    Jan 05, 2017
    Lander University broadcast and emerging media specialist Paul Crutcher has been nominated to serve as interim secretary for College Broadcasters, Inc. (CBI). Crutcher joins the nine-member board as a voting member. In his position, he’ll be on the front lines as he helps the more than 500-member college radio stations throughout the U.S.
  • Makins Joins Lander Board of Trustees

    Jan 04, 2017
    Dr. Peggy Makins was recently introduced as the newest member of the Lander University Board of Trustees. Gov. Nikki Haley appointed Makins to fill the seat vacated by Mamie Nicholson, who has joined the Self Regional Healthcare Board of Trustees.
  • Dr. Cosentino Named To SC Workforce Development Committee

    Jan 03, 2017
    South Carolina's efforts to grow and maintain a ready workforce received a huge boost recently when Lander University President Richard Cosentino was appointed to the state's Coordinating Council for Workforce Development (CCWD).
  • Andrews Family Moves Into First House Built

    Dec 21, 2016
    Christmas came early for Wendi Andrews and her children, Miracle and Chance, when they were handed the keys to the first house built by the Lander University chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Andrews, speaking during the Sunday, Dec. 11, dedication service, called the opportunity to own her own home “a dream come true.”
  • Lander Student Tripp Guinn Steals Show at CIS Showcase

    Dec 21, 2016
    Software development major Tripp Guinn stole the show at Lander University’s 2nd Annual Computer Information Systems Showcase. Guinn received a plaque from David Cline, owner of Piedmont Contract Manufacturing Group, “in recognition of outstanding professional service in the preparation and the launching of the company’s new interactive website.”
  • Lander Adds New College, Dean With Strategic Restructuring Of Four University Departments

    Dec 19, 2016
    Lander University is taking a big step toward the future with a restructuring that will lead to the addition of a new college and appointment of its dean. The new College of Behavioral and Social Sciences will consist of four current academic departments: History and Philosophy, Political and Social Sciences, Psychological Science, and Military Science/Army ROTC.
  • More than 200 students receive degrees at Lander University’s 154th commencement

    Dec 14, 2016
    Nearly 2,000 people packed Finis Horne Arena on Dec. 14, 2016, to see 222 graduates receive degrees at Lander University’s 154th commencement. Representing the fall class were students from China, Germany, Canada, South Korea and British Virgin Islands – and nine U.S. states including Florida, Illinois and Ohio.