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David Slimmer
David Slimmer

On Friday, March 13, after a week of worsening news about the spread of COVID-19 in the United States and throughout the world, Lander President Richard Cosentino announced that Lander University would begin online instruction Monday, March 16.

Monday, March 30, 2020
Bruce White, Jerry Wilson, Meredith Uttley, and Larry Vereen
Bruce White, Jerry Wilson, Meredith Uttley, and Larry Vereen

At least once a week, you can head over to Montague’s or The Mill House in Greenwood for an early lunch and find retired Lander University professors Jerry Wilson and Bruce White dining together. It’s a tradition between the two academicians that is rarely broken.

Monday, March 30, 2020
Mark Pilgrim
Mark Pilgrim

Having led online classes before, the transition to the medium because of the COVID-19 pandemic was not difficult for Lander University biology professor Dr. Mark Pilgrim. Also an active member of Lowell United Methodist Church in Greenwood, Pilgrim embraced the opportunity to lead his Sunday school classes online, too

Thursday, March 26, 2020
students in TV studio
students in TV studio

When asked to describe their program, Lander University’s mass communications faculty will all respond with the same phrase: “hands-on.”

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
lander tower
lander tower

In an effort to provide much-needed assistance for Lander University students facing immediate financial hardships because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lander Foundation has launched a Student Crisis Fund.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
cyber defense team
cyber defense team

With the attention being paid these days to preparing for the Covid-19 virus, an achievement of Lander University’s cyber defense team might pass unnoticed.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
nursing students with care packages
nursing students with care packages

Students in Lander University’s School of Nursing team up with the G. Frank Russell Technology Center to assemble “period packs,” small packages containing feminine hygiene products, for young homeless women in local school districts.

Thursday, March 12, 2020
Jake Powell and Tim Scott
Jake Powell and Tim Scott

Directed by the University of South Carolina Honors College, the Washington Semester program allows Jake Powell and Kara Dorrity to earn Lander course credit while serving in two separate political offices.

Monday, March 9, 2020
lander tower
lander tower

The next meeting of the Lander University Board of Trustees is scheduled for Tuesday, March 10, at 2 p.m., in the F. Mitchell Johnson Board Room.

Friday, March 6, 2020
Anne Burkes, Jenny Risinger, and Susan Fernandez
Anne Burkes, Jenny Risinger, and Susan Fernandez

Lander University’s College of Education is participating in a grant, funded by the STEM Centers of South Carolina, to help students at Eleanor S. Rice Elementary School solve problems through experiential learning.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

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