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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. 


  • Forever Lander to emphasize support for scholarship assistance

    Aug 27, 2013
    Lander University is preparing to actively promote its annual fund, emphasizing the importance of contributions to help the university deal with challenges stemming largely from steadily shrinking state financial support. The initiative will also enable Lander to increase scholarship assistance and spare graduates from having to face years of paying off student loans.
  • Lander food service employees learn their way around campus

    Aug 27, 2013
    Employees in Lander University's Dining Services took part in a scavenger hunt on Aug. 21 as a way of learning more about the university and finding their way around the campus.
  • Dr. Ernest McPherson (Whitey) Lander Jr., 1915-2013

    Aug 22, 2013
    Dr. Ernest McPherson (Whitey) Lander Jr., 97, of Clemson, husband of the late Sarah (Tish) Shirley Lander, died Saturday, August 17, 2013.
  • Lander University Faculty Member Receives Fulbright Specialists Award

    Aug 21, 2013
    Dr. Michael H. Murphy, assistant professor within the Department of Teacher Education at Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina, has been selected for a Fulbright Specialists project in Phitsanulok, Thailand, at Naresuan University during October 2013, according to the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
  • Rare Map Given to Lander

    Aug 01, 2013
    Retired chemist and friend of Lander John Barnes recently presented the university with a rare land use map created by his father during the Great Depression.
  • Home Builders establish scholarship for engineering students at Lander

    Aug 01, 2013
    Students in Lander University's dual engineering degree program will benefit from a scholarship established by the Lakelands Home Builders Association. Nick Nicholson, executive officer of the Association, said the scholarship is designed to provide financial help to students who would support the construction industry in South Carolina after graduation.
  • Lander group in Thailand for international academic conference

    Jul 15, 2013
    A delegation of Lander University faculty members and administrators are in Thailand for an international conference on Technology and Innovation Development for Sustainability. The conference is sponsored by Rajamangala University of Technology Phra Nkhon in Bangkok, which is one of Lander's 11 sister institutions of higher education in Thailand, South Korea and China. Lander is also co-sponsoring the event.
  • Greenwood-area students learn about forensics at Lander camp

    Jul 11, 2013
    Local students who are attending a forensics camp at Lander University this week are hearing from an expert on a key portion of the subject. Dr. Jeff Burkes, of Greenwood, a retired dentist and former professor at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry and School of Medicine, shared his knowledge of forensic odontology, the science of using dental structures and other characteristics in the identification of unknown human remains and bite marks.
  • Two Miss Lander University Winners in 2013 Miss South Carolina Pageant

    Jul 03, 2013
    Lander University will be well represented at the Miss South Carolina Pageant this year.
  • South Korean students visit Lander for language and cultural program

    Jul 03, 2013
    Lander University has welcomed a group of 20 students and one staff member from the University of Incheon, in South Korea, who will attend a month-long American Language and Cultural Studies program conducted by Lander.