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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. 


  • Witherspoon Named Lander Distinguished Professor of the Year

    Jun 12, 2014
    The study of history yields an understanding of people, places and events of the past, but Lander University Associate Professor of History Dr. Kevin Witherspoon believes there’s another payoff, too.
  • Lander students honored for co-curricular service

    Jun 04, 2014
    This spring, Lander University recognized its co-curricular standouts for the 2013-14 academic year, presenting the top students and student organizations with special awards for service at the university’s annual Student Life Awards ceremony, held at the conclusion of the semester.
  • Lander presents Academic Awards to top military scholars

    Jun 03, 2014
    More than 50 Lander University students were recently honored for their scholastic accomplishments during the 2013-14 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 presents Academic Awards to top scholars in the College of Education

    May 30, 2014
    More than 50 Lander University students were recently honored for their scholastic accomplishments during the 2013-14 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 presents Academic Awards to top scholars in the College of Business and Public Affairs

    May 29, 2014
    More than 50 Lander University students were recently honored for their scholastic accomplishments during the 2013-14 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 presents Academic Awards to top scholars in the College of Arts and Humanities

    May 28, 2014
    More than 50 Lander University students were recently honored for their scholastic accomplishments during the 2013-14 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.
  • Student Academic Showcase Called “The Best Yet”

    May 27, 2014
    The 2014 edition of Lander University’s Student Academic Showcase was “the best yet,” according to Associate Professor of English and Honors College Director Dr. Lillian Craton, who co-chaired the event.
  • Lander students inducted into Alpha Chi to recognize outstanding academic achievement

    May 26, 2014
    Family and friends gathered at Lander University on April 21 to witness the spring induction of 38 students into Lander’s chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Scholarship Society. The inductees are graduating seniors in the top 10 percent of their class.
  • Lander wins two trophies at national cheerleader and dance team competition

    May 26, 2014
    Members of Lander University’s cheerleading squad and dance team have returned home with two trophies they earned at the national championships in Daytona, Fla., in early April.
  • Lander Sculpture Students Exhibit Work

    May 23, 2014
    Lander University student Andrew Catterton, of Greenwood, stands beside “Accumulation,” one of five sculptures that Assistant Professor of Art Doug McAbee’s advanced sculpture students created and installed on campus in conjunction with the “Go Outside” exhibition of sculpture.