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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. 


  • 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.
  • Lander designated as a 2015 Tree Campus USA

    Apr 06, 2016
    Lander University’s commitment to campus tree management has been recognized again by the Arbor Day Foundation, which designated the university as a 2015 Tree Campus USA.
  • Jazz Ensemble Prepares for Spring Show

    Apr 05, 2016
  • S.C. Supreme Court Justice will be the main speaker at April 30 commencement

    Apr 05, 2016
    Justice John C. Few of the South Carolina Supreme Court will be the main speaker when Lander University conducts its spring commencement on Saturday, April 30.
  • Alumni Association honors four Lander graduates with prestigious awards

    Apr 04, 2016
    Lander University’s Alumni Association has chosen four graduates with health care and medical credentials as the 2016 recipients of its highest annual awards.