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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. 


  • Local Charities Benefit from ASC Fall Carnival

    Nov 05, 2013
    Lander University's Academic Success Center Fall Carnival, the community service project for five sections of students enrolled in LU 103, a freshman orientation-transition class for fast-track students, raised hundreds of dollars worth of donations, food and other items for The Humane Society; Hospice House and Store; Bowers-Rodgers Home; Faith Home; and Food Bank of Greenwood County.
  • Change in leadership in Lander's Office of International Programs

    Nov 05, 2013
    Po Hu, Lander University's new Dean of International Programs, was born and raised in Sichuan, a province in southwest China famous for its sanctuaries that protect about 30 percent of the world's giant pandas. The province, also well known for its tasty cuisine and beautiful natural scenery, is home to about 100-million people, or one-tenth of China's population.
  • Call Me MISTER Students Honored With Reception

    Nov 04, 2013
    Members of Lander University's first Call Me MISTER class were recently introduced during a reception at Lander's Cambridge Hall.
  • Lander to offer free semester of housing to students who enroll early

    Oct 30, 2013
    Lander University has announced it will implement a new program to reward prospective students who make an early commitment to attend the university.
  • Lander's Montessori education program receives state funds to create a new center

    Oct 29, 2013
    Lander University's Montessori program will take a huge step forward in its development thanks to a $750,000 appropriation from the South Carolina General Assembly. Barbara Ervin, director of the Virginia Self Center for Montessori Education, said the allocation will enable Lander to create a free-standing Montessori center that will enhance the program's profile and reputation.
  • Lander to present programs focusing on resolving conflict in the Korean Peninsula

    Oct 28, 2013
    Lander University will host internationally known scholar Dr. Alexis Dudden on Thursday, Nov. 14, for a lecture and participation in a panel discussion on building peace in the Korean Peninsula.
  • Lander observance emphasizes the seriousness of domestic violence

    Oct 28, 2013
    Lander University students, faculty and staff took part in a weeklong series of activities focused on the problem of domestic violence, especially in South Carolina.
  • Lander Hosts Student Legislators

    Oct 28, 2013
    Lander University recently hosted upstate members of the South Carolina Student Legislature (SCSL) for the first time ever.
  • Lander awarded grant for program to relieve shortage of special education teachers

    Oct 21, 2013
    Lander University has received a $130,000 grant from the South Carolina Office of Exceptional Children for its participation in a program designed to help fill a critical need for special education teachers in the state. The program is called Project CREATE, or Centers for the Re-Education and Advancement of Teachers in Special Education.
  • Frost, Reyes Triumph in 'Deathmatch'

    Oct 21, 2013
    Lander University students Kayla Frost, of Greenwood, and Oscar Reyes, of Greenville, working with assistant professor of art Doug McAbee, recently defeated McAbee's advanced sculpture students in a "deathmatch." The contest required the two teams to design, build and install sculptures in a 12-hour period.