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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. 


  • Trumpet Artist Cody Beard to Play Recital

    Nov 24, 2014
    The public is invited to attend a recital featuring Lander University senior trumpet player Cody Beard at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, at Greenwood’s First Presbyterian Church.
  • Lander, Piedmont Tech sign Honors-to-Honors transfer agreement

    Nov 19, 2014
    Lander University and Piedmont Technical College have bolstered their existing transfer partnerships by signing an agreement offering honors students a new path to realizing a high level of achievement at both institutions.
  • Senior Recital to Feature Markela Dandy

    Nov 18, 2014
    The public is invited to attend a senior recital featuring vocalist Markela Dandy on Friday, Nov. 21. The event gets under way at 8 p.m. in Lander University’s Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium. Admission is free.
  • Jazz Ensemble Show to Feature Zach Bingham

    Nov 18, 2014
    Virtuoso guitarist Zach Bingham will join the Lander University Jazz Ensemble for its Thursday, Nov. 20, show. The concert starts at 8 p.m. in the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium. Admission is free.
  • Lander Students Participate in S.C. Student Legislature in Columbia

    Nov 13, 2014
    Thirteen Lander University students played the roles of state legislators when the South Carolina Student Legislature convened recently at the State House in Columbia.
  • Lander Faculty Promotions and Tenure Awards

    Nov 12, 2014
    Several Lander University faculty members have been awarded tenure and promoted in academic rank. The awards and promotions were announced by Dr. David Mash, Lander’s vice president for academic affairs and provost.
  • Lander Dance Company Performs Nov. 17-18

    Nov 12, 2014
    “Speaking Bodies” will be the theme when Lander University’s Dance Company performs in concert on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 17 and 18. Performances both nights will be in Lander’s Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium, beginning at 8 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public.
  • Lander's Tommy Claus Kicks Off His Annual Christmas Toy Collection

    Oct 29, 2014
    Tommy Claus is making a list and will check it many more times than twice as he prepares to brighten the Christmas season for needy children in the Greenwood area.
  • Registrations Are Being Accepted for Lander's SAT Preparation Course

    Oct 23, 2014
    Registrations are being accepted for a course sponsored by Lander University’s Continuing Education office to prepare high school students to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). Classes will begin on Tuesday, Feb. 3.
  • Dr. Carlos Mentley is Lander's New Study Abroad Director

    Oct 23, 2014
    Lander University’s Study Abroad program has undergone a change in leadership with the retirement of director Dr. DeWitt Stone Jr. The great-grandson of Lander founder, The Rev. Samuel Lander, Stone recently became a member of Lander’s Board of Trustees.