I am excited that you are interested in Lander University’s College of Behavioral & Social Sciences. The quality of our programs is seen in successes of our alumni who excel in careers with businesses, government agencies, law firms, non-profit organizations, and schools; serve their communities as law enforcement officers; or defend our nation in the U.S. Army. Lander provides a close-knit community where faculty and staff cheer on students who are taught to think critically, be adaptable and professional, and understand career options. I encourage you to learn more about Lander and how we support student success.
Headquartered in the Carnell Learning Center, the College of Behavioral & Social Sciences offers state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories where students can delve into the issues of human behavior, interaction at individual and societal levels, and from the local level to the world stage.
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There is a sense of community at Lander that transcends students, faculty and staff. Students go to athletic events, art galleries and concerts to support fellow students.
Political Science and History
Currently, I am working with organizations in Greenwood County in an attempt to increase voter awareness and to encourage civic engagement. I would like to use my degree to depolarize, protect and strengthen our democracy.
Political Science, Public Administration emphasis
Austin Lathren, a senior political science major from Greenwood, says that the internship he completed during the summer and fall of 2022 with the City of Greenwood confirmed his calling to go into public administration upon graduation from Lander.
The community is invited to attend a program to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day, hosted by the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Lander University, Thursday, Jan. 26, at 3:30 p.m. in Room 300 of the Carnell Learning Center.
Graduate students at Florida State University are producing a documentary on Lander University Professor of Sociology Dr. Daniel Harrison and his book, “Making Sense of Marshall Ledbetter: The Dark Side of Political Protest.”