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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. 

  • Establishment of Staff Senate Heralded as Significant Milestone at Lander University

    Sep 18, 2017
    Calling it a “significant milestone” in the university’s history, Lander President Richard Cosentino announced the establishment of a 15-member staff senate at the beginning of the 2017-18 academic year. Serving as advocates for approximately 275 Lander staff members, the non-faculty senators represent all areas of the campus.
  • Lander Trustees to meet September 19

    Sep 15, 2017
    The next meeting of the Lander University Board of Trustees is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 10 a.m. in the F. Mitchell Johnson Board Room.
  • Dr. Gardiner leads an evening of saxophone, strings and percussion on Sept. 19

    Sep 15, 2017
    The smooth tones of saxophone accompanied by strings and percussion are expected to enchant audiences on Tuesday, September 19 when Lander University kicks off its Fine Arts Series featuring Dr. Robert Gardiner on sax.
  • Lander students organize hurricane relief efforts

    Sep 14, 2017
    Lander University’s Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is organizing a relief effort to aid people in Texas who were victims of Hurricane Harvey. Landing in Rockport on August 25, Hurricane Harvey poured down more than 40 inches of rain across eastern Texas, causing catastrophic flooding and displacing more than 30,000 people from their homes.
  • Lander Begins 2017-18 Academic Year with Record Freshman Enrollment, Higher Rankings

    Sep 13, 2017
    U.S. News and World Report has once again named Lander University among its top colleges and universities in the publication’s annual ranking of schools. The rankings, released yesterday, show Lander climbing three spots - from #19 to #16 - in the Best Regional Colleges category, South division. The university has risen 48 spots over the past three years in that category, which includes almost 325 colleges and universities nationwide that focus mainly on the undergraduate experience.
  • Back to business as normal - minimal damage from storm

    Sep 12, 2017
    Lander University is back to business as usual after experiencing some flickering of lights, but no loss of power during Monday's storms.
  • Vending machine gives out free drinks for a hug

    Sep 12, 2017
    A bright red vending machine was a welcome sight for students returning to class following closures and delays due to hazardous weather associated with Hurricane Irma as the tropical storm crossed over parts of the region this week.
  • Lander to open at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 12

    Sep 07, 2017
    Lander University is planning to open at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 12, for students and employees. Classes and normal operations will resume at that time.
  • Upstate High School Students Compete in Lander Bass Fishing Tournament

    Aug 31, 2017
    High school students from throughout Upstate South Carolina competed in the first annual Bearcat Angler High School Tournament on August 26 at Strom Thurmond Lake in McCormick County.
  • Lander announces Fine Arts Series 2017-18

    Aug 29, 2017
    Lander University kicks off its 2017-18 Fine Arts Series showcasing a broad spectrum of performances by the Department of Music.