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Farha Ali works with student
Farha Ali works with student

Lander University Assistant Professor of Computer Science Dr. Farha Ali has some impressive publications, as one would expect of the winner of Lander’s Young Faculty Scholar Award.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Katlyn Gordon
Katlyn Gordon

Lander University student Katlyn Gordon says she has a reputation of not being a “girlie girl,” but she’s pretty much shed that distinction given activities she’s been engaged in this year.

Monday, June 13, 2016
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bearcats logo

A record four Lander baseball players -- Brandon White, Colby Lusignan, Will Jones and Zach Daly -- were selected in the 2016 MLB Draft on Saturday. This group surpasses the 2014 draft, which selected three Bearcats.

Monday, June 13, 2016
Renata Mello and Richard Cosentino
Renata Mello and Richard Cosentino

With a grade-point-average of 4.0, Renata Barcellos de Azervedo Mello, of Brazil, has earned Lander University’s Thayer Award for having the highest GPA of a graduating senior. Mello graduated in May, earning her bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in management and marketing.

Monday, June 13, 2016
Kim Modica at national conference
Kim Modica at national conference

Three Lander University students concluded the semester leading to their graduation in April by competing in a national conference on student research held in Asheville, N.C. Kimberly Modica, of Waterloo; Mariana Martins, of Portugal; and Renata Mello, of Brazil, were students in Lander’s Honors College.

Monday, June 13, 2016
camp good dog participant
camp good dog participant

The Humane Society of Greenwood is hosting its 11th annual Camp Good Dog for kids ages 8-12. The 2016 camp kicked off on Monday, June 6, and runs through Friday, June 17. Campers are matched with shelter dogs for two weeks of intensive fun and learning, for human and canine participants alike.

Thursday, June 9, 2016
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lander tower

The next meeting of the Lander University Board of Trustees is scheduled for Tuesday, June 14, at 3 p.m. in the F. Mitchell Johnson Board Room. 

Thursday, June 9, 2016
Fred Sheheen
Fred Sheheen

Like many across the state, we were shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of Fred Sheheen on Monday, June 6.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
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lander tower

Lander University’s William Preston Turner School of Nursing has received accreditation for its bachelor’s and master’s degree nursing programs.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Jarrod Nelson
Jarrod Nelson

Jarrod Nelson, of Laurens, has added two significant “firsts” to his academic achievements since obtaining a nursing degree from Lander University’s William Preston Turner School of Nursing in 2006. In December 2015, he became the first to graduate with a master’s degree from Lander’s first-in-the-state Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) program, and he is the first in South Carolina to pass the national CNL certification exam.

Monday, June 6, 2016

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