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  • Lander business students to host seminar on marketing and technology

    Lander University business students will put their skills and knowledge to good use when they host a marketing and technology seminar for small businesses on Tuesday, Feb. 15, in the conference room of the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce.
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  • Speach crowned as Miss Lander 2011

    Seven Lander University students recently competed for the title of Miss Lander University 2011. During the pageant, sponsored by the Music Educators National Conference, contestants were judged on their performance in an interview session and competitions in talent, casual wear and formal wear.
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  • Lander to host seminar on business leadership skills

    Strategies for developing and sharpening business leadership skills will be the focus of a professional development program presented by Lander University's Continuing Education Office beginning in March.
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  • Lander scientific business brainstorming generates a prize for entrepreneurship

    A project that Lander University scientist Lisa Brodhacker has been working on for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has won a prize for its potential marketability outside of the space industry.
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  • Business students collect cans for Greenwood Food Bank

    Now that the holiday season is well under way, there is no shortage food and toy donation drives to help those who are less fortunate. This spirit of giving is very much alive on the Lander University campus. In one instance a Lander professor is rewarding students for their generosity. Pictured with students from her Legal Environmental Business class, Lander assistant professor of business Dr. Gail Moore, left, offered students five points of extra credit on an upcoming test in exchange for their donation to the Greenwood Food Bank. The class collected nearly 450 cans and other food items for donation.
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  • Lander business honor society earns premier designation

    Lander University's chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS), the honor society for business students, has been proclaimed a Premier Chapter by the Board of Governors of the international organization. In a letter to Dr. Doug Grider, interim dean of Lander's College of Business and Public Affairs, international BGS president Robert Reid said, "This is a significant achievement and indicates a high value is placed on scholarship recognition at Lander."
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  • Lander University business students receive McFerrin Scholarship

    A group of Lander University business students recently received the Cecil J. and Jean T. McFerrin Scholarship, established in 1988 by Jean and Cecil McFerrin. Jean McFerrin, a 1948 Lander graduate, maintained close ties with her alma mater and held positions with the Lander Alumni Association, The Lander Foundation and the Lander Board of Trustees.
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  • Lander University business student receives Ham Scholarship

    Ashley Wolff of Chesnee, a Lander University business administration major with accounting emphasis, has received the Clem P. Ham Scholarship, established in 2007 by friends and colleagues in honor of Ham, a health care executive with a long and distinguished career in South Carolina.
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  • Lander University business student receives Scales Scholarship

    Lander University student Katie Penland of Laurens, left, a business administration major with health care management emphasis, has received the Thomas N. Scales Scholarship in Health Care Management.
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  • Lander University business student receives Abbeville Savings & Loan Scholarship

    Lander University student Meredith Milner of Abbeville, a business administration major with marketing/management emphasis, has received the Abbeville Savings & Loan Scholarship. Established in 2005, the scholarship provides financial assistance to a junior or senior business major from Abbeville or Greenwood counties.
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  • Lander University business student receives Alumni Departmental Scholarship

    Lander University business administration major Piers de Gruchy of Jersey, England, has been awarded a scholarship by Lander's Department of Business Administration. De Gruchy, pictured left, received the Alumni Departmental Scholarship, one of 14 provided annually to each of the university's academic departments by the Lander University Alumni Association.
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  • Lander University business students receive Countybank scholarships

    A group of Lander University business administration majors have been selected to receive Countybank scholarships. Established by the Countybank Board of Directors, the scholarships are awarded to students who are established residents of Greenwood County and who intend to or are majoring in business administration.
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  • Lander University business students receive Park scholarship

    Two students in Lander University's College of Business and Public Affairs have received the Charles Park Scholarship. Established in 1992 in honor of Charles A. Park, a Lander business professor emeritus and faculty member from 1960-1991, the scholarship is awarded annually to business and accounting students.
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  • Bringing the Real World into the Classroom

    For Gail Moore, Lander University assistant professor of business administration and former member of the University of South Carolina women's golf team, joining the faculty at Lander was a hole in one.
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  • Lander student exchanges ideas with top economic experts in Washington

    Lander University student Juan Manrique met with some of the nation's top economic experts when he and 11 other students representing schools from across the country competed in the Pearson National Economics Insider Symposium in Washington, D.C., in mid-June.
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  • Lander University business students receive Harris scholarships

    Eight students in Lander University's College of Business and Public Affairs have been selected to receive the Frances P. Harris Scholarship
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  • Lander University business student receives Chang scholarship

    Lander University student Kevin Blackmon of Chapin, a business administration major with accounting emphasis, has been selected to receive the Chan Sup Chang Business Scholarship.
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  • McCormick County resident earns business degree and top academic award at Lander University

    Nearly 30 years elapsed between the time that Teresa Pack of Plum Branch received her high school diploma and earned a bachelor's degree from Lander University. But she had little trouble keeping pace with much younger students. In fact, she had the highest academic standing of all of her classmates when she graduated in May with a degree in business administration with an accounting emphasis.
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  • Lander University business students receive Dunlap scholarships

    Three Lander University business administration majors have been selected to receive the R. Thornwell Dunlap Jr. Scholarship. The scholarship was established in 1997 in honor of Dunlap, who once served as president of The Lander Foundation. A member of numerous civic, health care and church organizations, Dunlap also served as president and CEO of Countybank and as chairman of the bank board of directors.
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  • Mom and daughter are classmates at Lander

    In 2007, Amanda Smith of Honea Path enrolled as a freshman in Lander University's College of Business and Public Affairs. Her major is business administration with an accounting emphasis.
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