News Releases

  • Lander University Announces Art Show Winners

    Lander University’s 21st Annual Juried Student Exhibition ended with an awards ceremony at Monsanto Gallery. Pictured from left to right are: Cate Blackwell of Greer, first place in drawing/painting and people’s choice award; Melissa Humphries of Greenwood, first place in printmaking/photography; Justin Benjamin of Rock Hill, first place in 3-D art; Brandi Ouzts of Greenwood, Barbara Kinard Cornet Best in Show Award; and Latanya Brown of Lugoff, who shared first place in graphic design with Ellen Herring of Aiken (not shown). Emeritus associate professor of art Bob Poe, who served as judge, said he was impressed by the quality of the entries, which he called “inspired.”
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  • University Releases Spring Magazine

    The Lander Magazine is a publication distributed primarily to alumni, donors and friends of the university to inform them of recent Lander activities and the accomplishments of faculty, staff, students and alumni. Started in 1972, the magazine is produced with diligent consideration by the Office of University Relations two times each year, with issues in spring and fall.
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  • Student Scholarship Showcase Makes Debut at Lander University

    The Student Scholarship Showcase sponsored recently by Lander University’s College of Arts and Humanities (CAH) was a “tremendous success,” according to Dean Alice Taylor-Colbert, who said it garnered praise from students and faculty alike.
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  • "Mason's Bones" Exhibit to End with Reception

    Mason's BonesThe public is invited to a closing reception for the "Mason's Bones" exhibit, featuring work by Lander University assistant professors of art Doug McAbee and Jennifer Stoneking-Stewart, at Lander's Monsanto Gallery, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 10.
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  • Art Department "Project 403" reception at Meridian

    Lander University's Department of Art is presenting a diverse collection of student photography at Meridian in Uptown Greenwood through Jan. 31. Titled "Project 403," the exhibit features work by six students from Jon Holloway's advanced photography class.
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  • Lander University Assists United Way in Marketing VITA Program

    Lander University students are playing leading roles in promoting and running the United Way's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Visual arts major Ellen Herring of Aiken designed the program's logo, poster and brochure. Business students Adam Cartee of Anderson and Doug Corn of Piedmont will serve as preparers and site coordinators.
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  • Hat Project a Hit with Lander University Students

    A new line of hats has been spotted on the campus of Lander University. Fedoras they're not. They'd look more at home in a Mardi Gras parade than on the head of Indiana Jones. Created by students in assistant professor of art Doug McAbee's "Design and Sculpture" class, the hats were made not from traditional materials like felt, but from sheets of cardboard, bent into new shapes, joined with Elmer's glue or duct tape and finished with eye-catching colors.
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  • New Lander University Professor's Sculptures Getting Noticed

    What's green, made of steel and named after a 90-year-old woman? Hint: "She" won first place in the sculpture division at the 37th annual juried exhibit at Carolina Gallery in Spartanburg. Give up? It's "Lucille," a creation of Spartanburg native and newly hired Lander University assistant professor of art Doug McAbee.
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  • Lander art student awarded for design of GLPA season brochure

    Over the years Greenwood-Lander Performing Arts has maintained a tradition of broadening horizons for young minds through the offering of professional theatrical and musical productions. In the same vein, this year the organization took part in a collaboration with Lander University's Department of Art that provided practical experience for university graphic design students.
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  • Lander artists awarded for entries in annual exhibit

    Each year Lander University's Department of Art gives students the opportunity to showcase their best work in an annual juried exhibition in the university's Monsanto Gallery. Winners of Lander's 20th Annual Juried Student Exhibition were announced at the exhibit's opening in April.
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