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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. 


  • Law enforcement at Lander undergoes a change of command

    Jun 20, 2013
    Ray Manley will soon turn in his badge, sidearm and other equipment when he retires as chief of Lander University's Police Department, signaling an end to a collegiate law enforcement career spanning more than 30 years.
  • Lander and Fuji introduce local students to different scientific fields

    Jun 20, 2013
    Lander University is playing host to young, would-be scientists during the annual Fuji Summer Science and Math Enrichment program. A class called The Magic of Chemistry attracted 22 students, rising 6th- through 9th-graders, who spent a week exploring a variety of chemical topics under the supervision of Dr. David Slimmer, dean of Lander's College of Science and Mathematics, and Dr. Ralph Layland, chair of the Department of Physical Sciences.
  • Lander Department of Nursing honors top students

    Jun 19, 2013
    Six students were honored recently when Lander University's William Preston Turner School of Nursing held its annual Nursing Recognition Ceremony as a prelude to the university's April graduation.
  • Lander graduate artists to be featured in upcoming exhibit

    Jun 19, 2013
    Lander University is preparing to open an art exhibit featuring works by graduates of the university's Master of Arts in Teaching in art education program. The exhibit, which will open with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m., on Friday, June 21, will be on display in Lander's Monsanto Gallery through Aug. 1.
  • Samuel Lander Letters Go Digital

    Jun 19, 2013
    The Larry A. Jackson Library's collection of letters written by the Rev. Samuel Lander has recently been digitized and can now be accessed online.
  • Craton Named 'Distinguished Professor' at Lander

    Jun 18, 2013
    When a would-be teacher walks into a classroom for the first time, according to Lander University associate professor of English Dr. Lillian Craton, it's a make or break moment.
  • Lander adds two new master's programs to its academic lineup

    Jun 18, 2013
    Lander University will soon introduce two new graduate- level programs, pending approval of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools: a master's degree in Emergency Management and a master's in Nursing, Clinical Nurse Leader. Both would be unique to South Carolina.
  • Lander College of Education receives high marks in reaccreditation review

    Jun 18, 2013
    Lander University's College of Education has been reaccredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). James Cibulka, president of the Council, said accreditation means the college and its programs meet rigorous standards established by the professional education community.
  • Community invited to Lander's Bearcat Fan Day celebration

    Jun 10, 2013
    Lander University will hold its annual Bearcat Fan Day in Uptown Greenwood on Thursday, June 20, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The festivities will take place in the shadow of the university's 11-foot tall Bearcat topiary near Countybank Plaza.
  • Lander University graduates 313 at spring commencement ceremonies

    Jun 06, 2013
    Lander University conferred degrees upon 313 graduates at the university's spring commencement ceremonies in April. Jim Shore, an award-winning S.C. artist, delivered the keynote address to a full house at Lander's Horne Arena. During the ceremony, Shore was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree, along with John Fulp Jr., owner and president of Vanguard Industries and former president of Abney Mills in Greenwood.