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Kerry Hansknecht, Stevie Manley, and Matt Smith
Kerry Hansknecht, Stevie Manley, and Matt Smith

Lander University assistant professor of biology Kerry Hansknecht helps Stevie Manley and Matt Smith identify the insect larvae they collected from a local stream.

Monday, July 16, 2012
Shannon Slyman, Mark Pilgrim, and Krysta Kennerly
Shannon Slyman, Mark Pilgrim, and Krysta Kennerly

Lander University student Shannon Slyman, assistant professor of biology Dr. Mark Pilgrim and student Krysta Kennerly serve crockpot yogurt and other snacks made with the help of microbes following the "Unseen World of Microbes" day camp held recently at Lander. 

Monday, July 16, 2012
Nurses recognized with top honors
Nurses recognized with top honors

Five students received top honors when Lander University's William Preston Turner Department of Nursing held its annual Nursing Recognition Ceremony as a prelude to the university's spring graduation.

Monday, July 16, 2012
Shakeyta Waller, Linda Carson, and Stacee Whittle
Shakeyta Waller, Linda Carson, and Stacee Whittle

Lander University sociology majors Shakeyta Waller and Stacee Whittle have been selected to receive the Greenwood Vocational Rehabilitation Advisory Board Scholarship.

Saturday, July 14, 2012
Lisa Brodhacker and Andrew La Croix
Lisa Brodhacker and Andrew La Croix

Andrew La Croix of Spartanburg, who graduated from Lander University in April with a B.S. in chemistry, recently learned that he has been selected by the S.C. Space Grant Consortium to receive a $5,000 grant.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Ryan Floyd
Ryan Floyd

Two years ago, future assistant professor of history Ryan Floyd was driving down the highway, bound for a job interview at Lander University, when a jackknifed tractor trailer in front of him slowed traffic to a crawl.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Robert Barrett and Douglas Grider
Robert Barrett and Douglas Grider

Dr. Robert Barrett was familiar with and impressed by Lander University's business administration program while he was serving in other academic positions in South Carolina and, when the dean's position became vacant, he wasted no time applying for the job.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
students donating to Connie Maxwell
students donating to Connie Maxwell

In the spring, Lander University's Physical Education and Exercise Studies (PEES) Club, hosted its first Bearcat Breakout 5K. 

Monday, July 9, 2012
Gilliean Lee and Kaminer Cromer
Gilliean Lee and Kaminer Cromer

Lander University associate professor of computing Dr. Gilliean Lee works with Kaminer Cromer, a rising seventh-grader at Westview Middle School, in Lee's 3D Animation and Computer Programming day camp, one of the Fuji Summer Science and Math Enrichment Programs offered this summer at Lander.

Monday, July 9, 2012
students on walkway
students on walkway

Eleven names will be added to the growing list of Lander University students who are accepted into the university's Study Abroad program. Dr. DeWitt Stone Jr., director of the program, said more than 100 Lander students have enrolled in a college or university abroad for a semester or a summer study term since he became director in 2005.

Monday, July 9, 2012

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