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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 fall commencement set for Dec. 12

    Dec 01, 2015
    Lander University will conduct its fall graduation on Saturday, Dec. 12, when 200 graduates are scheduled to cross the stage in the Finis Horne Arena to receive their degrees. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m.
  • Jazz Ensemble Prepares for ‘Diverse’ Show

    Dec 01, 2015
    Trombonist Joseph McClain will be among the featured performers when the Lander University Jazz Ensemble puts on its Thursday, Dec. 3 show.
  • Lander Trustees to meet Dec. 11

    Dec 01, 2015
    The next meeting of the Lander University Board of Trustees is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, in the F. Mitchell Johnson Board Room.
  • Chamber Strings Concert Set for Dec. 4

    Dec 01, 2015
    The public is invited to attend a free concert by Lander University’s Chamber Strings on Friday, Dec. 4.
  • Lander University to Observe Arbor Day

    Nov 24, 2015
    The public is invited to attend Lander University’s Arbor Day Celebration on Friday, Dec. 4. The ceremony begins at 11 a.m. at the bridge behind Centennial Hall. Refreshments will be served.
  • Lander Lily scholarship luncheon set for Dec. 10

    Nov 23, 2015
    The Lander Alumni Association will hold the third annual Lander Lily Luncheon, on Thursday, Dec. 10, at noon at the Lander Foundation and Alumni Center at 302 Hampton St.
  • Lander welcomes Christmas season with gala celebration, Dec. 1

    Nov 19, 2015
    Lander University will usher in the holiday season on Tuesday, Dec. 1, with a tree lighting ceremony and a musical celebration of Christmas, featuring local high school students and faculty and students in Lander’s music department.
  • Seven Inducted into Call Me MISTER Program

    Nov 17, 2015
    The goal of Call Me MISTER, an acronym for Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models, is to increase the pool of available teachers from a broader, more diverse background, in hopes of improving the quality of instruction in the state’s lowest-performing schools.
  • Lander Scholarship Banquet Filled With Stories of Achievement and Generosity

    Nov 16, 2015
    Lander University’s annual Eleanor Shiflet Teal Scholarship Banquet featured a host of powerful testimonials from alumni and students alike as they told stories of achievement made possible through gifts to The Lander Foundation.
  • A fundraiser featuring ugly Christmas sweaters set for Dec. 10

    Nov 16, 2015
    Individuals who have less than attractive Christmas sweaters in their closets are invited to take them out of mothballs and wear them to an Ugly Christmas Sweater Social and Toy Drive, on Thursday, Dec. 10, to benefit the Bowers-Rodgers Home in Greenwood.