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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. 


  • More than 300 students receive degrees at Lander University’s 157th commencement

    May 12, 2018
    Nearly 2,500 people packed Finis Horne Arena on May 12, 2018, to see 321 graduates receive degrees at Lander University’s 157th commencement.
  • LANDER UNIVERSITY HONORS TOP SCHOLARS

    May 11, 2018
    Lander University’s annual Academic Awards Ceremony recently recognized students for their scholastic achievements during the 2017-2018 academic year. Top discipline and special honors from the university’s five colleges were awarded during the program, which took place in the university’s Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center.
  • Lander seniors honored at year’s last art show

    May 07, 2018
    On April 26, Lander hosted a reception for the annual senior arts exhibition. Mediums included in the 43-piece exhibition, entitled “Final Breadth,” were sculpture, ceramics, drawing, woodcarving, pen and ink, painting on canvas and paper, photography and graphic design.
  • Lander Students Honored for Co-Curricular Service

    May 04, 2018
    Lander University recently recognized numerous students for their co-curricular service during the 2017-2018 school year at the university’s annual Student Life Awards ceremony, held at the Finis Horne Arena.
  • Lander to Hold Adjunct Faculty Networking and Hiring Fair

    May 02, 2018
    If you have a passion for developing minds and shaping the future, you are encouraged to attend a special networking and hiring fair for adjunct faculty positions at Lander University.
  • ‘The Drop’ Nets Big Bucks for Lander Scholarships

    May 01, 2018
    Money doesn’t grow on trees, but in some cases, it can fall from the sky.
  • 2018 SAT Pro set for August – High-schoolers urged to sign up now

    May 01, 2018
    "Students who complete an SAT prep course usually see an improvement of 100 points or more,” said Shelley Grund, administrative support for Academic Affairs at Lander. “We look at how the SAT is written to develop a targeted approach for each question type.” Because enrollment is limited to 15 students for this once-a-year course, course instructors Gina Dunn and James Anderson encourage early registration.
  • Lander Student Wins at National Conference

    Apr 25, 2018
    Lander senior sociology major D.J. Stroud of Latta received first place in the Investigative/Textual Research category for his presentation, “The Portrayal of Black Women in American Film,” at the eighth annual Big South Undergraduate Research Symposium (BigSURS) held at Liberty University.
  • Lander Academic Symposium Showcases Wide-Ranging Student Research

    Apr 24, 2018
    Nearly 90 Lander University students presented research findings during the annual Student Academic Symposium in mid-April. Hosted by Lander’s Honors College, the Symposium is an opportunity for students to showcase original research projects from various disciplines.
  • Lander Athletics holds 2018 Golden Claw Awards

    Apr 24, 2018
    The Lander Athletics Department held its annual banquet on Monday evening, April 23, at Finis Horne Arena. The event honored the University's student-athletes for their accomplishments during the 2017-18 campaign.