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  • Lander observes 'Study Abroad Week'

    The week of Jan. 30 - Feb. 3 is Study Abroad Week at Lander University and throughout the week students will have opportunities to learn more about Lander's international programs and talk with others who have studied at foreign universities. Pictured, from left, Lander visual arts majors Kaitlyn Crawford, of Saluda and Jessica Brown, of Belton, speak with Mary Meadows, a program advisor with Academic Studies Abroad, an organization that works with universities to offer international programs and provide assistance for students studying abroad.
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  • Lander students head for overseas studies at schools in six countries

    Thirteen Lander University students will spend the spring 2012 semester studying at colleges and universities in Spain, Argentina, Italy, England, Chile and New Zealand. Dr. DeWitt Stone Jr., director of Lander's Study Abroad Program, said this is a record number of Lander students selected to spend a semester at international schools.
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  • Lander activities celebrate International Education Week

    Lander University is observing International Education Week, Nov. 14-18, with several events highlighting international students presenting information about their home countries and cultures.
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  • Lander's international initiative places focus on both sides of the Pacific

    Lander University's international initiative has created new opportunities for academic exchanges between Lander and nine colleges and universities in South Korea, China and Thailand.
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  • Lander Mission Trip a Success

    The medical mission trip to Honduras recently completed by Lander University Department of Nursing faculty members and students was so successful that a return trip has already been planned.
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  • Lander student packs her bags for a semester in South Korea

    The farthest Lander University student Nicole Richmond has traveled from her home in Columbia is Chicago, about 650 miles away. On Aug. 22, she will embark on a journey more than ten times that distance when she boards a plane for a 7,200 mile trip to South Korea, where she will spend the fall semester studying at the University of Incheon.
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  • Lander signs exchange agreement with ninth Asian university

    Lander University president Daniel Ball has signed a memorandum of understanding with a university in Thailand, an agreement that will enable students from both schools to study on each other’s campus. The signing increases to nine the number of Asian schools Lander has finalized exchange agreements with since March.
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  • Lander formalizes academic ties and friendship with Korean university

    Their greetings were as warm as the sultry Greenwood morning as the two men, presidents of universities more than 7,000 miles apart, shook hands and renewed a friendship that began three months earlier in a cooler climate on the other side of the Pacific.
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  • University plans a weeklong look at Japan, its culture and history

    As part of its recently announced Asia Initiative, Lander University will host a “Focus on Japan” celebration during the week of Sept. 19-23. The celebration will feature a wide range of activities, spotlighting many aspects of Japanese life, education, business and culture.
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  • Lander students prepare for study program in Korea

    Four Lander University students have been selected to attend a three-week international summer session at Dong-A University in Busan, South Korea. They will become the first Lander students to study in Korea under recent agreements Lander made with Dong-A and six other colleges and universities in Korea and China. The agreements will enable students from Lander and the other institutions to study on each other’s campuses starting this year.
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