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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. 


  • Simpsonville Student Wins Scholarship at Lander University

    Jun 22, 2017
    Lander University student Jordan Molizon, right, of Simpsonville, was announced as the winner of the Mr. and Mrs. Seth Sherard Scholarship at the College of Business Scholarship Awards Banquet held in the spring.
  • Greenwood Students Receive Countybank Scholarship at Lander University

    Jun 22, 2017
    Lander University business administration majors Emily Rodgers, left, of Ninety Six, and Cora Foshee, right, of Greenwood, have been awarded the Countybank Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Lander University Offers ‘Cybercamp’

    Jun 20, 2017
    Steganography and encryption were among the other topics covered in Cybercamp, one of the Duke Energy-sponsored science and math programs for young learners offered this summer by Lander University.
  • Prepared for Anything - Lander RAs Equal to the Challenge

    Jun 19, 2017
    One hundred and nine Lander University upperclassmen have applied to be resident assistants next year. It’s the most applications for RA jobs that the Department of Housing and Residence Life has ever received.
  • Lander Students Selected For Program Designed to Inspire Women to Lead

    Jun 15, 2017
    Lander University sophomores Amira Abdelwahab, of Greenwood, a political science major minoring in international studies; and political science and pre-law student Sarah Grigg, of Anderson, attended the NEW Leadership SC conference at Winthrop University in Rock Hill from May 14-18. The conference is an intensive four-day leadership residential program designed to encourage college women to consider careers in public service.
  • Lander Trustees to meet on June 13

    Jun 08, 2017
  • Memorial Service for Deputy Devin Hodges

    Jun 06, 2017
    Members of the Lander University family, including many LUPD officers, attended the June 6 memorial service at the Anderson Civic Center for fallen Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputy and former Lander University Police Officer Devin Hodges.
  • Services planned for Anderson Co. Deputy and former LUPD Officer Devin Hodges

    Jun 05, 2017
    Funeral services for Deputy Hodges will be held at the Civic Center on Tuesday, June 6, at 1 p.m., followed by a processional to the Oak Brook Cemetery, on U.S. 25 in Greenwood, where Hodges will be laid to rest.
  • Lander University Appoints Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

    May 31, 2017
    Lander University announced today that Dr. Suzanne Ozment, an accomplished and respected educator known throughout the Southeast, has been appointed to serve as the university’s interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. She will begin her duties at Lander on July 1, as the university conducts a nationwide search for a permanent provost.
  • Lander ready for full day of eclipse activities

    May 25, 2017
    Greenwood is one of many U.S. cities in the path of a rare coast-to-coast solar eclipse coming on August 21 – and Lander University will be a prime place to witness it. Whether it’s using a sunspotter, making a pinhole projector, or viewing the entire 2.5 minutes of totality from the university’s front lawn, students, faculty and staff will find plenty of activities to keep their interest.