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Jim Lander
Jim Lander

Descendants of Rev. Samuel Lander, the founder of Lander University, have created a scholarship honoring his great-grandson, former South Carolina statesman, comptroller general and Lander University alumnus James Lander, who died last fall, at the age of 90.

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
nurses outside building
nurses outside building

When the South Carolina General Assembly finalized its budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year, it included a record amount of new funding for Lander University. The state legislature has appropriated $17,710,799 in new funding for the University this year, which includes dollars that will be used to construct a brand new, state-of-the-art nursing building on Lander’s campus in Greenwood. 

Monday, July 19, 2021
Blake Howell
Blake Howell

Kevin “Blake” Howell returned to his duties as a fireman with the Charlotte Fire Department in June. There were no headlines, no paparazzi and no fanfare.

Thursday, July 15, 2021
students on water slide
students on water slide

Nineteen incoming Lander University freshmen recently participated in Lander’s extended orientation program designed to assist students in their transition into the Lander community.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Melissa Mayo and Joe Camp
Melissa Mayo and Joe Camp

Lander University awarded two College of Behavioral & Social Sciences (CoBSS) faculty members, Melissa Mayo and Dr. Joe Camp, with the annual CoBSS Part-Time Faculty Awards.

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Kevin Ashley and Douglas “Skeeter” Peeples
Kevin Ashley and Douglas “Skeeter” Peeples

The Douglas Dean Peeples Memorial Scholarship at Lander University has been fully endowed, thanks to proceeds from a recent bass fishing tournament held at Lake Russell and the contributions of private donors.

Monday, July 12, 2021
Rodney Jones and Terry Evans
Rodney Jones and Terry Evans

Rodney Jones, of the class of 2008 and outgoing chair of the Lander University Alumni Association Board of Directors, passes the gavel to Terry Evans, of the class of 1976 at the conclusion of a recent board meeting at Lander University.

Friday, July 9, 2021
Georgia Spann
Georgia Spann

Lander University rising junior Georgia Spann, of Piedmont, stays busy, even for a college student. Splitting her time between Greenwood and Greenville, she still finds a way to impact the Lander community.

Thursday, July 8, 2021
welcome sign
welcome sign

First responders and public employees enrolled in Lander University’s online M.S. in Emergency Management program may qualify for a need-based scholarship up to $6,000 ($1,500 per semester).

Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Robert Figueira teaching class
Robert Figueira teaching class

Teaching millennial students about life in the Middle Ages is not without its challenges, according to Lander University Professor of History Dr. Robert Figueira.

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

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