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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. 


  • Winter Weather Advisory for Greenwood

    Jan 16, 2018
  • Lander family’s tradition moves into 21st century with recent graduate

    Jan 16, 2018
    It started more than 100 years ago with a chance happening – and eventually led to a time-honored custom that has no end in sight.
  • Lander students and alumni gearing up for another exciting Homecoming Week

    Jan 12, 2018
    Whether it’s tailgating near the fountain, pulling for your favorite soapbox racer, enjoying an Uptown concert, or reconnecting with people you once used to know, Lander University students and alumni are gearing up for another high-spirited Homecoming Week.
  • Lander University Readying to Celebrate 50 Years of Men’s Basketball

    Jan 12, 2018
    The Lander University Office of Alumni Affairs is urging alumni who played men’s basketball at the school to join them in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the sport at Lander. An on-court recognition of former players will be held at halftime of the Saturday, Jan. 20, matchup between Lander and USC Aiken at Horne Arena. Former players are encouraged to contact Alumni Affairs at (864) 388-8351.
  • New Lander Trustee Officers Outline Leadership Plans

    Jan 12, 2018
    Over the summer, new officers were elected to lead Lander University’s Board of Trustees: Dr. Linda Dolny, of Clinton, as Chair; Cary C. Corbitt, of Sea Pines, as Vice-Chair; and Catherine Lee, of Florence, as Secretary. Having had time to transition into their new roles, Dolny shares some of the goals of the Lander Board.
  • Lander Group Collects Blankets for Dogs

    Jan 08, 2018
  • Community invited to free performances at Lander University

    Jan 08, 2018
    Each season, Lander University's College of Arts and Humanities delivers outstanding musical experiences to the community by showcasing the talents of students and guest artists from across the country and abroad. The public is invited to attend these free events, which are held in the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium.
  • Lander Hosts Legislative Luncheon

    Jan 04, 2018
    Lander University President Richard Cosentino and Vice President for Governmental Relations Adam Taylor hosted a luncheon Thursday for members of the state legislature ahead of the 2018 legislative session.
  • Lander University announces Fall 2017 graduates

    Jan 01, 2018
    Lander University conferred bachelor and master degrees upon 167 students during the university’s 156th commencement ceremony on December 16. Ironman triathlete, attorney, and motivational speaker Jay Hewitt delivered the keynote address during the formal program held inside Finis Horne Arena.
  • Lander Gains Reaccreditation

    Dec 22, 2017
    Lander University has been reaccredited for 10 years by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).