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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'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.
  • New members appointed to Lander Foundation Board of Trustees

    Oct 21, 2013
    Lander University has announced appointment of five new members to the Board of Trustees of The Lander Foundation, which is the policy-making board of the university. It is an independent, nonprofit organization responsible for receiving, managing and investing gifts for the welfare of the university. The new appointees are:
  • Lander students showcase Jackson Library in photo contest

    Oct 21, 2013
    Lander University's Library Services recently sponsored a photography contest in which students were invited to submit a photograph of themselves or friends enjoying a "favorite spot" in the university's Jackson Library.
  • Lander Student Helps Stage NACA South Showcase

    Oct 21, 2013
    Doug Mikeal, a Lander University student from Irmo, recently worked with the production crew staging the National Association for Campus Activities South Regional Conference.
  • ASC Fall Carnival 'A Great Success'

    Oct 21, 2013
    The first fall carnival staged by Lander University's Academic Success Center was fun for the students, faculty and staff in attendance, and it accomplished its goal of supporting deserving local charities.