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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 Appoints Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

    May 31, 2017
    Lander University announced today that Dr. Suzanne Ozment, an accomplished and respected educator known throughout the Southeast, has been appointed to serve as the university’s interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. She will begin her duties at Lander on July 1, as the university conducts a nationwide search for a permanent provost.
  • 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.
  • Helping Hands

    May 23, 2017
    Bearcats Join Forces to Give Back to the Community and Make a Difference for Those in Need
  • Deadline to Participate in Lander Summer Science and Math Program Draws Near

    May 23, 2017
    Registration to take part in Lander University’s summer Science and Math program for students in grades five through 12 is available through May 31.
  • Samuel Lander Golf Classic Returns for Fourth Year

    May 22, 2017
    Lander University is accepting registrations for the 4th Annual Samuel Lander Golf Classic at The Links at Stoney Point, on Tuesday, June 27. The registration fee is $150 per player and $500 for a foursome. Fees pay for 18 holes of golf, a cart, practice balls, a golf shirt, and meals before and after the tournament.
  • Lander Presents 2017 Staff Excellence Awards

    May 10, 2017
    Five Lander University employees were honored for their work during the annual Staff Excellence Awards breakfast on Tuesday, May 9. The awards are presented to staff members who demonstrate outstanding dedication to their work and exemplify the university’s family spirit. Winners are selected on the basis of nomination by their co-workers.
  • New bench honors early Lander Trustee

    May 10, 2017
    Great-granddaughter of George Washington Sullivan, one of the school’s earliest influences, led the effort in placing a new bench in his honor on the gazebo lawn in front of the Laura Lander Hall tower, with a plaque inscription that reads: Geo W. Sullivan, Lander Trustee 1888 to 1929, Chair 1901-1926.
  • Lander Confers More Than 270 Degrees During Spring Graduation

    May 06, 2017
    Lander University conferred more than 270 degrees during its 155th commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 6, in Finis Horne Arena. Representing the spring class were students from China, the United Kingdom, France, Guatemala, Venezuela, Switzerland, Croatia and the Czech Republic – and 10 U.S. states including California, New York, Maine, Illinois and Ohio.
  • Lander Offers SAT Prep Course for High School Students

    May 04, 2017
    Lander University will host an intense fast-paced SAT prep course for high school students July 14 – August 4. Enrollment for the course, which is called SAT PRO, is strictly limited to 15 students.
  • Lander Psychology Students Earn First Place Honors for Research

    May 04, 2017
    Kendra Tamaklo, a senior psychology student from Anderson, placed first among 46 poster presentations during the Georgia Undergraduate Research in Psychology Conference at Kennesaw State University on April 15. For her project, “Pledging to the flag: Factors that influence identification and attitudes,” she developed an online survey to collect people’s opinions of the Confederate flag.