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Abby and Joel Cleland
Abby and Joel Cleland

Dr. Joel Cleland, Professor of History Emeritus at Lander University, and his wife, Abby, have provided the initial gift to establish a research fund designed for the support of Lander history majors as they pursue research projects and presentation opportunities at conferences.

Thursday, August 1, 2019
Ashley Hampton
Ashley Hampton

Internships allow college students to establish professional contacts and gain experience related to their majors. Lander University emphasizes the value of them, and Ashley Hampton’s experience this summer at the Anderson County Museum is a good example why.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Ryan Floyd
Ryan Floyd

Lander’s recent symposium on the South and World War I was a resounding success, drawing large audiences and attracting scholars from across the country, but it might never have happened without the publication of The American South and the Great War, 1914-1924, by Lander’s Dr. Ryan Floyd, associate professor of history.

Monday, July 29, 2019
CommUniversity 2018
CommUniversity 2018

Lander University is inviting businesses and non-profit organizations in Greenwood and the surrounding areas to take part in its annual CommUniversity event on Wednesday, Aug. 21. For a swelling student population hailing from throughout the region, nation and the world, CommUniversity routinely attracts hundreds of Lander students who want to see what their new community has to offer.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Ellison Smith
Ellison Smith

What do you do with a B.A. in English? That’s the question Ellison Smith ’16 contemplated after graduating with an English degree from Lander University. With a wealth of opportunities before him, and uncertain of where to begin, Smith ultimately decided on joining AmeriCorps and has spent the last two years working for Florida State Parks through the AmeriCorps program.  

Monday, July 22, 2019
Franklin Rausch
Franklin Rausch

The first principle in Associate Professor of History Dr. Franklin Rausch’s philosophy of teaching is to make things as relevant and useful as possible.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
tenure and promotions
tenure and promotions

The Provost and University Tenure and Promotions Committee at Lander University recently announced their decision to promote and/or grant tenure to outstanding members of the Lander University faculty.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
lander tower
lander tower

Lander University announces the undergraduate students who have been named to the Freshman Honor Roll for earning top academic achievements during the 2018-19 school year. The Freshman Honor Roll recognizes first year students achieving a GPA of 3.00-3.49 during their freshman year at the university.

Monday, July 15, 2019
CNL students
CNL students

In the spring of 1959, Sylvia Brooks got up from her seat, walked across a small stage, and received her associate’s degree in nursing from what was then Lander College.

Monday, July 15, 2019
lander tower and gazebo
lander tower and gazebo

Lander University announces the names of undergraduate students who are recognized with the honor of making the Dean’s List, during the spring semester of the 2018-2019 school year. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must earn a GPA between 3.5 and 3.9 over the course of the semester.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

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