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Lander University's Second Annual Student Academic Showcase will spotlight excellence in research and creativity during presentations and judging on Wednesday, March 7, and an awards ceremony on Thursday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
DJ Humphrey
DJ Humphrey

In the waning days of the Confederacy, President Jefferson Davis issued an order that the South's gold reserve be moved to a new, safe location, to keep it from falling into Yankee hands. Instead, somewhere between Abbeville, SC and Washington, Ga., it disappeared.

Friday, February 17, 2012
wind ensemble trumpet players
wind ensemble trumpet players

February is Black History Month, and Lander University's Wind Ensemble will mark the occasion by including several tunes by African-American composers in its Thursday, Feb. 23 show.

Thursday, February 16, 2012
alumni award winners
alumni award winners

The first female general officer in the history of the South Carolina Army National Guard (SCANG); last year's winner of the state's Young Lawyer of the Year award; and the individual whose name adorns Lander University's new sports complex are this year's winners of the Lander Alumni Association's top awards.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Miss Lander winners
Miss Lander winners

Talent, beauty and grace were abundant at the annual "Miss Lander University" pageant, held January 23 in Lander's Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium. Seven students took to the stage to compete for the crown, and this year's pageant incorporated elements of Mardi Gras, drawing on the theme of Lander's 2012 Homecoming festivities.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
scholastic art award winners
scholastic art award winners

Middle and high school students and teachers from across South Carolina converged on Lander University Jan. 21 for the presentation of the 2012 Scholastic Art Awards, an event which Lander has hosted for more than 20 years. 

Thursday, February 2, 2012
Ryan McNulty
Ryan McNulty

Lander University political science major Ryan McNulty will spend his spring semester as an intern with The Heritage Foundation in the nation's capital under terms of the Washington Semester Internship program sponsored by the University of South Carolina Honors College.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
students visiting study abroad display
students visiting study abroad display

The week of Jan. 30 - Feb. 3 is Study Abroad Week at Lander University and throughout the week students will have opportunities to learn more about Lander's international programs and talk with others who have studied at foreign universities. 

Monday, January 30, 2012
Steve Dolny
Steve Dolny

An important part of Lander University's homecoming week celebration will occur on Friday, Feb. 3, with the dedication of the Stephen B. Dolny Baseball Stadium on the grounds of the university's Jeff May Complex on Montague Avenue. The dedication will be held almost five years to the day after Dolny's death from cancer at age 72.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Erica Sisiam
Erica Sisiam

Erica Sisiam, an instructor in Lander University's William Preston Turner Department of Nursing, has been appointed by the National League for Nursing (NLN) to serve as one of it ambassadors. In that position, she will keep Lander's nursing faculty and administration informed about NLN initiatives including opportunities for research grants, conferences, publications, workshops, and other benefits available to its members.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

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