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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. 


  • Upperclassmen prepare to launch their careers or advance to grad school

    Oct 04, 2017
    With commencement just a little more than 10 weeks away, graduating seniors at Lander University tried on caps and gowns, ordered class rings, checked their student accounts and squared away loose ends during the university's Grad Gala on Wednesday, Oct. 4
  • College Night is Tuesday, Oct. 3 at Lander University

    Sep 27, 2017
    Prospective college students and their families can have all of their higher education questions answered during College Night, Tuesday, Oct. 3, at Lander University’s Finis Horne Arena.
  • Motivational speaker uses compassion and humor to deliver serious message

    Sep 22, 2017
    Alcohol abuse can interfere with a college student's education with negative outcomes such as poor academic performance, property damage, injuries, deaths, and unprotected sex. By using playful humor and hard facts, motivational speaker Elaine Pasqua quickly caught the attention of more than 600 students attending a program at Lander University in mid-September.
  • Lander President outlines plans to capitalize on growth during State of the University Address

    Sep 22, 2017
    With the phrase “It’s all about the numbers” as his backdrop, Lander President Richard Cosentino spoke of numerous successes over the previous year and outlined plans for the course ahead as he delivered his second State of the University address.
  • The Science of Healthier Living

    Sep 21, 2017
    Lander Exercise Science Majors Learn to Help Others Stay Active and Fit
  • Establishment of Staff Senate Heralded as Significant Milestone at Lander University

    Sep 18, 2017
    Calling it a “significant milestone” in the university’s history, Lander President Richard Cosentino announced the establishment of a 15-member staff senate at the beginning of the 2017-18 academic year. Serving as advocates for approximately 275 Lander staff members, the non-faculty senators represent all areas of the campus.
  • Lander Trustees to meet September 19

    Sep 15, 2017
    The next meeting of the Lander University Board of Trustees is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 10 a.m. in the F. Mitchell Johnson Board Room.
  • Dr. Gardiner leads an evening of saxophone, strings and percussion on Sept. 19

    Sep 15, 2017
    The smooth tones of saxophone accompanied by strings and percussion are expected to enchant audiences on Tuesday, September 19 when Lander University kicks off its Fine Arts Series featuring Dr. Robert Gardiner on sax.
  • Lander students organize hurricane relief efforts

    Sep 14, 2017
    Lander University’s Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is organizing a relief effort to aid people in Texas who were victims of Hurricane Harvey. Landing in Rockport on August 25, Hurricane Harvey poured down more than 40 inches of rain across eastern Texas, causing catastrophic flooding and displacing more than 30,000 people from their homes.
  • Lander Begins 2017-18 Academic Year with Record Freshman Enrollment, Higher Rankings

    Sep 13, 2017
    U.S. News and World Report has once again named Lander University among its top colleges and universities in the publication’s annual ranking of schools. The rankings, released yesterday, show Lander climbing three spots - from #19 to #16 - in the Best Regional Colleges category, South division. The university has risen 48 spots over the past three years in that category, which includes almost 325 colleges and universities nationwide that focus mainly on the undergraduate experience.