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Maria Gervais
Maria Gervais

Another Lander University graduate has been promoted to brigadier general, the third Lander alumnus to pin on the one star insignia of that rank in less than three years.

Thursday, September 26, 2013
Antonio Neves and Brandon Patterson
Antonio Neves and Brandon Patterson

In January of last year, when Shelby Dominick Reed was hired as Lander University's director of Student Activities, one of the tasks she was given was reviving the Lander Leadership Conference.

Thursday, September 19, 2013
Members of Tri-Beta planting a tree
Members of Tri-Beta planting a tree

Lander University has received recognition as a "Tree Campus USA" for its commitment to incorporating tree plantings in its landscaping program. The designation by the national Arbor Day Foundation honors colleges and universities for promoting healthy trees, and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.

Thursday, September 19, 2013
convocation
convocation

Lander University revived its tradition of beginning a new school year with an Opening Convocation on Monday, Sept. 9. Members of the faculty, garbed in academic regalia, paraded to seats in the Josephine B. Abney Cultural Center Auditorium for the formal assembly that was also attended by students.

Monday, September 16, 2013
lander tower
lander tower

Lander University has introduced a new degree program that will give students the flexibility to take courses from two or more fields of study to meet their career goals.  The Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) will enable Lander to provide an academic experience for students whose career interests fall outside of Lander's existing discipline-based programs.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
alumni seal
alumni seal

Lander University is preparing to actively promote its annual fund, emphasizing the importance of contributions to help the university deal with challenges stemming largely from steadily shrinking state financial support. The initiative will also enable Lander to increase scholarship assistance and spare graduates from having to face years of paying off student loans.  

Tuesday, August 27, 2013
food service employees eating
food service employees eating

Employees in Lander University's Dining Services took part in a scavenger hunt on Aug. 21 as a way of learning more about the university and finding their way around the campus.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Michael Murphy
Michael Murphy

Dr. Michael H. Murphy, assistant professor within the Department of Teacher Education at Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina, has been selected for a Fulbright Specialists project in Phitsanulok, Thailand, at Naresuan University during October 2013, according to the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013
officials with rare map
officials with rare map

Retired chemist and friend of Lander John Barnes recently presented the university with a rare land use map created by his father during the Great Depression.

Thursday, August 1, 2013
Lakelands Homebuilder Association representatives
Lakelands Homebuilder Association representatives

Students in Lander University's dual engineering degree program will benefit from a scholarship established by the Lakelands Home Builders Association. Nick Nicholson, executive officer of the Association, said the scholarship is designed to provide financial help to students who would support the construction industry in South Carolina after graduation.

Thursday, August 1, 2013

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