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First Citizens Bank Creates Lander Scholarship

April 13, 2015

First Citizens Bank in Greenwood has created a new scholarship at Lander University.

The First Citizens Bank Scholarship will benefit students who are South Carolina residents and are enrolled in Lander’s College of Business and Public Affairs. The bank has also agreed to provide mentoring opportunities for Lander business students who might be considering a career in banking and investment in general. The relationship with students was described as a personal level of engagement with business leaders.

The scholarship will become available for the first time in the fall 2015 semester.

Tax-deductible contributions to the First Citizens Bank Scholarship may be made to the Office of University Advancement, Lander University, 320 Stanley Avenue, Greenwood, S.C.

Further information is available by calling University Advancement at 864-388-8350.

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Representatives of First Citizens Bank in Greenwood look over the final details of a new scholarship the bank has created at Lander University. Seated from left: Matt Howard, vice president and retail sales manager; Rhett Baker, senior vice president, commercial area executive; Lisa Sanders, senior vice president; Jerry Stevens, senior vice president and market executive. Stevens is a 1993 Lander graduate. Standing from left: Van Taylor, Lander Director of Development, and Sadie Erwin, Gifts Officer.