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Celebrating 150 Years of Excellence

Lander launches a year-long Sesquicentennial observance amid a blast of fireworks, games, dancing and music mixed with moments of nostalgia.

"Manifest Whatever Life You Want"

A leading Hollywood actor, whose first attempt at working in the entertainment industry didn’t fare well, told Lander University graduates, “You can manifest whatever lives you want.”

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I Am Lander

While he realizes that infrastructure upgrades aren’t the most eye-catching headlines for a local community, Lander alumnus Blake Stone, city manager of Abbeville, South Carolina, insists they’re some of the most essential.

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Emerald High School senior Taylin Hall
Lander Has First Educator Signing Day

Emerald High School senior Taylin Hall, who will attend Lander University in the fall on a South Carolina Teaching Fellow Scholarship, tries on a Lander cap at the College of Education’s first Educator Signing Day Ceremony.

18 May 2022
Self Regional scholars
Lander, Self Regional Healthcare Honor Inaugural Self Scholars

Coming from a manufacturing background, Self Regional Healthcare’s Vice President of Human Resources Brent Parris said he used to think of his job in terms of making widgets. His perspective changed, however, when he made the switch to the health care industry.

11 May 2022