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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. 


  • Academic Awards Ceremony

    Apr 18, 2016
    Location: CC Auditorium; Date: April 20, 2016; Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Security measures in effect for Lander commencement April 30

    Apr 18, 2016
    Approximately 285 students will receive their degrees when Lander University conducts its spring commencement on Saturday, April 30. The ceremony will be held in the Finis Horne Arena beginning at 11 a.m.
  • Bob Stoner calls it a career, announces retirement as Lander SID

    Apr 14, 2016
    Bob Stoner will retire this summer as Lander University’s first and only Sports Information Director (SID), capping a 28-year career at the university.
  • Lander concert to feature students in the music department's opera workshop

    Apr 14, 2016
    Lander University music students enrolled in the Department of Music’s opera workshop will appear in a concert titled “Should I Stay, or Should I Go,” on Tuesday, April 19, in the university’s Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center auditorium.
  • Thomas Steals Show at Lander Film Festival

    Apr 13, 2016
    The biggest winner at the 7th Annual Lander Film Festival was “Finch’s Landing,” an imagining of Harper Lee character Atticus Finch as a boy. The film, by Sam Thomas, of Abbeville, won first place in the hotly contested Open Division. It also won the Director’s Choice Award.
  • Lander's Washington Semester acceptance rate is still 100 percent

    Apr 12, 2016
    Lander University has continued its enviable record of placing students in the Washington Semester Program sponsored by the University of South Carolina Honors College.
  • Students Take Center Stage in Wind Ensemble Show

    Apr 11, 2016
    The Lander University Wind Ensemble’s Tuesday, April 12 show, will be a platform for some of the area’s most talented student musicians. The concert starts at 8 p.m. in the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium. Admission is free.
  • Lander Transfer Week is April 18-22

    Apr 08, 2016
    Lander University has scheduled its Spring Transfer Week for April 18-22, and students interested in transferring to the university can get a jumpstart on the process by registering now for an appointment. “Transfer Week is designed to give prospective transfer students an opportunity to visit campus, learn about our programs, and discuss admissions requirements and financial aid options,” said Chase Cooley, Lander’s transfer admissions counselor. “It’s a one-stop shop that makes transferring to Lander as easy as possible.”
  • Lander Alumni Career Services Assistance, April 21

    Apr 08, 2016
    Lander University alumni looking for assistance with a career search have an opportunity to get helpful advice and tips from Lander’s Career Services staff on Thursday, April 21.
  • University and Old Main Singers rehearse for April 14 concert

    Apr 07, 2016
    “Consider the Moment” is the title of a musical production that will be presented by Lander University’s Department of Music, and performed by the University and Old Main Singers, on Thursday, April 14.