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Jake Powell
Jake Powell

While the rest of the country has struggled with “the new normal” posed by the outbreak of COVID-19, rising senior political science major Jake Powell has found ways to adapt.

Monday, June 15, 2020
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Lander and Central Carolina logos

Lander University and Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) have formed a partnership to enhance the transfer of students from CCTC to Lander University. Articulation agreements will allow CCTC students to easily transfer their credits to Lander, entering as juniors. Students who meet the requirements of the program will be guaranteed admission to Lander University and will receive priority acceptance into the major they have selected.

Thursday, June 11, 2020
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diploma cover

Lander University conferred bachelor and master degrees upon over 300 graduates at the close of the 2020 academic year.

Thursday, June 11, 2020
Kevin Witherspoon
Kevin Witherspoon

Lander University Professor of History Kevin Witherspoon has been named the inaugural holder of the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Endowed Chair.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
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lander tower

Lander University officials announced a slight modification to its Fall 2020 academic calendar.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
students on walkway
students on walkway

Ever since the early days of higher education in the United States in the 1600s, colleges have had “orientation” experiences of some type to help new students make the transition from home to campus life.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Austin Landers
Austin Landers

Generally, when people hear different personalities on the radio, they aren’t too familiar with the face that sits behind the microphone. But when it comes to Austin Landers, almost everyone in Greenwood knows him on a first-name basis. As a Greenwood native and 2007 graduate of the university, Landers makes it a point to remain “plugged in” with the community he serves.

Monday, June 8, 2020
Gina Strait and Dr. Amanda Wagoner Rathgeber
Gina Strait and Dr. Amanda Wagoner Rathgeber

When Amanda Wagoner Rathgeber was set to graduate from Lander University in 2007, her parents established a scholarship for biology students in her honor. Their decision to make the generous gift was grounded by their first-hand experience of the impact scholarships can make in the life of a college student.

Monday, June 8, 2020
Richard Cosentino
Richard Cosentino

Lander University President Richard Cosentino has issued the following statement concerning the recent death of Mr. George Floyd and the countless others who have lost their lives to acts of violence perpetrated by hatred and prejudice.

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Boyd Yarbrough and Cody Barr
Boyd Yarbrough and Cody Barr

Lander University graduate Cody Barr of Greenwood was presented with several awards – including the Thayer Award – during an impromptu ceremony on Thursday, May 28.

Monday, June 1, 2020

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