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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. 


  • Ice Bucket Challenges answered at Lander

    Aug 27, 2014
    Lander University President Daniel accepted a dare from the members of the university’s volleyball team and underwent the Ice Bucket Challenge, the national fad whose goal is to raise funds for ALS research.
  • Interim accreditation report gives Lander "clean bill of health"

    Aug 06, 2014
    Lander University received good news recently when it was notified that it met the core requirements, comprehensive standards and federal requirements of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), as documented in its fifth-year interim accreditation report.
  • Presidential Search Committee Hires Executive Search Firm

    Aug 05, 2014
    Lander University’s Presidential Search Committee has hired the executive search firm of Coleman Lew + Associates, of Charlotte, N.C., to assist in the selection of the university’s next chief executive officer, succeeding President Daniel Ball.
  • Lander to host Greenwood Performing Arts 2014-15 Season

    Jul 21, 2014
    Greenwood Performing Arts (GPA) will hold its 2014-15 season at Lander University, the longtime venue for its evening performances and Outreach events for schoolchildren from the Lakelands region.
  • Lander Baseball Players Honored with Scholarship in Their Names

    Jul 08, 2014
    This year, Jay Robinson and Tyler Wilson helped Lander University’s baseball team to the Peach Belt Conference regular season and tournament titles and the NCAA Division II Southeast regional championship. That qualified the team to play in the Division II College World Series in North Carolina in May for the first time in the program’s history. Their amazing stories have prompted an anonymous donor to create a scholarship at Lander in their names.
  • Lander University hosts 2014 M.A.T. Graduate Art Exhibit

    Jun 26, 2014
    Lander University will host the 2014 M.A.T. Graduate Art Exhibition in the Jackson Library from June 26 - July 3, with a closing reception on July 2 from 5-7 p.m.
  • Lander alumni group plans a festive Hawaiian luau

    Jun 23, 2014
    Lander University’s Cambridge Hall will take on the look and feel of a tropical paradise when the Lander Alumni Association and the Greenwood Tower Club host a Hawaiian luau on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 7 to 10 p.m. The event will raise money for the club’s project fund and Lander’s Alumni Scholarship Fund.
  • STAR III Conference Called a Success

    Jun 19, 2014
    The Small Telescopes and Astronomical Research (STAR) Conference that Lander University recently hosted “went really well,” according to Lander Associate Professor of Chemistry Dr. Lisa Brodhacker, who helped to organize the event.
  • Lander offers course to prepare high school students for SAT

    Jun 17, 2014
    Openings are still available for a class sponsored by Lander University’s Continuing Education office to prepare high school students to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). The class will begin on Monday, July 14.
  • Lander Announces Tuition Increase for 2014-2015

    Jun 17, 2014
    Lander University’s Board of Trustees has approved a 3.15 percent increase in tuition for the 2014-2015 academic year beginning in September. The new tuition for in-state students will be $10,418, an increase of $318. For out-of-state students, tuition goes up $602 to $19,738.