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Photo of Kimberly Richburg
Photo of Kimberly Richburg

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, Dr. Kimberly Richburg, associate professor of political science at Lander University, provided students and community members with a uniquely in-depth and personal accounting of the groundbreaking Briggs v. Elliott case of 1952. 

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Photo of Miss Lander Finalists
Photo of Miss Lander Finalists

Hannah Courtney Wilson had never been in a pageant before, but that didn’t stop her from being named Miss Lander University 2018-2019, following this year’s pageant, held Monday, Nov. 12, in the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
lander tower
lander tower

The Lander University Board of Trustees will hold a meeting via conference call on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 10 a.m. in the F. Mitchell Johnson Board Room. 

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
students being deployed
students being deployed

Lander University hosted its annual Veterans Day program on Friday, Nov. 9, honoring veterans and students who will deploy overseas.

Monday, November 12, 2018
Photo of Kimberly Richburg
Photo of Kimberly Richburg

The community will have the opportunity to learn more about the South Carolina case which later inspired Brown v. Board of Education. Dr. Kimberly Richburg, associate professor of political science at Lander, will hold a public lecture on Briggs v. Elliott, and the part it played in ending racial segregation in public schools in the United States. 

Thursday, November 8, 2018
Photo of Civic Engagement panelists
Photo of Civic Engagement panelists

The day after voters cast their ballots in the 2018 midterm elections, Lander University hosted a panel discussion designed to spark conversations about civic engagement. Approximately 250 students and community members attended the Wednesday, Nov. 7, event held in Lander’s Abney Cultural Center Auditorium.

Thursday, November 8, 2018
hall of heroes stage
hall of heroes stage

“Without these heroes and their families, the United States of America would not be what it is today,” said Barbara Livingston, wife of South Carolina Adjutant General Robert Livingston, just before 17 veterans were inducted into the Greenwood County Hall of Heroes on Sunday, Nov. 4.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
holiday tree graphic
holiday tree graphic

Horse-drawn carriages, ice skating and musical performances will usher in the season at Lander University's Holiday Tree Lighting celebration on Tuesday, November 27.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Scholarship Banquet speaker Rob Strickland
Scholarship Banquet speaker Rob Strickland

“Had there not been a scholarship here, I would not have been able to come to America,” sponsor and keynote speaker Rob Strickland said at this year’s Eleanor Shiflet Teal Scholarship Banquet.

Monday, November 5, 2018
lander tower
lander tower

World War I shaped the South with political, economic, and social changes long after its battles ended on November 11, 1918.  South Carolina Humanities, the state-level organization that disperses funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities, has awarded Lander University’s College of Behavioral and Social Sciences a grant to host a two-day symposium on World War I’s effects on the South on March 14-15, 2019.

Monday, November 5, 2018

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