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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 honors top Business and Public Affairs scholars at annual awards ceremony

    Jun 04, 2013
    More than 50 Lander University students were recently honored for their scholastic accomplishments during the 2012-13 academic year, receiving the top academic discipline and special awards from the university's four colleges. The awards were presented during Lander's annual Academic Awards ceremony, held at the conclusion of the spring semester.
  • Lander honors top Arts and Humanities scholars at annual awards ceremony

    Jun 04, 2013
    More than 50 Lander University students were recently honored for their scholastic accomplishments during the 2012-13 academic year, receiving the top academic discipline and special awards from the university's four colleges. The awards were presented during Lander's annual Academic Awards ceremony, held at the conclusion of the spring semester.
  • Lander University students earn Who's Who recognition

    Jun 03, 2013
    The names of 14 Lander University students will be included in the 2013 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, one of the most highly regarded and long-standing honors programs in the nation.
  • Lander Trustees to meet June 5

    Jun 03, 2013
    The next meeting of the Lander University Board of Trustees is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, in the F. Mitchell Johnson Board Room. The Executive Committee will meet at 9 a.m. that day in the Johnson Board Room, and the following standing committees will meet at 10 a.m.
  • Dukes Setting 'An Example of What Good Faculty Should Be'

    May 29, 2013
    As a high school student considering possible majors, Lander University assistant professor of chemistry Dr. Albert Dukes III had a hard time choosing between chemistry and physics.
  • Lander students inducted into Alpha Chi to recognize outstanding academic achievement

    May 28, 2013
    Family and friends gathered at Lander University recently to witness the spring induction of 55 students into Lander's Alpha Chi National College Honor Scholarship Society.
  • Lander international programs enjoy success placing students in foreign study

    May 22, 2013
    Lander University students and faculty will continue piling up frequent flyer miles over the summer, taking advantage of international study in several countries. Dr. DeWitt Stone, director of Lander's Study Abroad Program, said before the year is out, 13 faculty members will have led 67 students on study tours in Europe, Central America and Asia.
  • Greenwood Lander Performing Arts welcomes new officers, board members

    May 15, 2013
    Members of the Greenwood Lander Performing Arts (GLPA) board of directors gathered at Lander on May 6 for the organization's annual meeting.
  • Lander 2nd Annual Bearcat Breakout 5K a Success

    May 15, 2013
    Each year, Lander's Physical Education and Exercise Studies (PEES) Club hosts the Bearcat Breakout 5K race. When asked why the club decided to sponsor the event, Lander assistant professor of exercise science Leland Nielsen said, "Putting on a 5k can provide our students with a great experience that involves leadership, planning, service and, of course, exercise."
  • Doug McAbee: Spreading Sculpting Fever at Lander

    May 13, 2013
    Students who believe it's possible to take a sculpture course from Doug McAbee without developing an interest in the subject don't have a hope.