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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. 


  • Wharton Named Lander University’s New Nursing Dean

    Jan 23, 2017
    Dr. Holisa Wharton, interim nursing dean at Lander University since the summer of 2016, has been named the new permanent dean of the William Preston Turner School of Nursing.
  • ‘Be That Light That Dr. King Spoke Of,’ Johnson Says

    Jan 20, 2017
    To make unity a fact of life, people have to work at it, according to Dr. Darrell Johnson, the featured speaker at this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Program and Prayer Breakfast, hosted by Lander University.
  • Greenwood in the Path of Rare Solar Eclipse  

    Jan 18, 2017
    Greenwood is one of many U.S. cities in the path of the next total solar eclipse, expected to occur on Aug. 21, 2017, across the continent.
  • Lander Student Earns Scholarship for Commitment to Promoting Literacy

    Jan 17, 2017
    Lander University junior and Greenwood resident Maria Morales-Moreno has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Florence Nelson Undergraduate Scholarship.
  • King Tribute Returns to Lander

    Jan 13, 2017
    The public is invited to attend the 2nd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity and Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, Jan. 19, at Lander University.
  • 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.