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2017 Archives


Lander Gains Reaccreditation

Lander's Ozment Recognized for Outstanding Service

New Certification Puts Lander Tutoring Program on Top Rung

200 Students Receive Degrees During Lander University’s 156th Commencement

Larry Jackson Remembered as ‘A Wonderful Human Being’

Lander Trustees to Meet Dec. 15

Lander Readies for Fall 2017 Commencement

Lander Police Officers Commended for Their Service

Lander Students Make Case for Studying Abroad

Freshmen Wrap Up First Semester with Link 101 – New Course Helping Retain More First-year Students

Lander University Launches the Lander Line Shuttle Service for Students

Lander Celebrates Arbor Day with Planting of Japanese Claim Jumper


Public Invited to Attend Arbor Day Celebration at Lander University

Scholarship Recipients Thank The Abney Foundation for Generosity

One-Stop-Shop for Students Wanting to Transfer to Lander

Tommy Claus – Lander Tradition Brings Joy and Hope to More Families Each Year

Police Dogs Put on a Show at Lander

Lander University Recognizes and Celebrates Veterans During Ceremony

Adopt-A-Tree – Students Embrace New Lander Tradition

Remembering Lander President Emeritus Larry A. Jackson

Huge Crowd Expected for Lander Commencement – Early Arrival Is Suggested

Freshman Arie O'Dell is Crowned Miss Lander University 2017-2018

Panel Reflects on the Life and Legacy of Civil Rights Leader Dr. Benjamin E. Mays

Celebrating the Season with Holiday Tree Lighting on Nov. 28

Lander a Tremendous Value for Students, but There’s Still a Need for Giving, Todd Says


Lander Presents Emerging Keyboard Artist Recital on November 9

Lander University to Recognize and Celebrate Veterans During Nov. 10 Ceremony

Panel to Discuss Life and Legacy of Benjamin Mays

Art Reception Kicks Off New Exhibit by National Artist

Rookard Joins Lander as General Counsel

Family Day Is Saturday, Oct. 21 at Lander

Wind Ensemble to Perform on Oct. 17

Lander University's Moonshine Run/Walk Is Oct. 25

Upperclassmen Prepare to Launch Their Careers or Advance to Grad School


College Night is Tuesday, Oct. 3 at Lander University

Motivational Speaker Uses Compassion and Humor to Deliver Serious Message

The Science of Healthier Living

Establishment of Staff Senate Heralded as Significant Milestone at Lander University

Dr. Gardiner Leads an Evening of Saxophone, Strings and Percussion on Sept. 19

Lander Trustees to Meet September 19

Lander Students Organize Hurricane Relief Efforts

Lander Begins 2017-18 Academic Year with Record Freshman Enrollment, Higher Rankings

Vending Machine Gives out Free Drinks for a Hug

Back to Business as Usual - Minimal Damage from Storm


Upstate High School Students Compete in Lander Bass Fishing Tournament

Lander Announces Fine Arts Series 2017-18

Jared Burgess Receives Prestigious Order of the Sphinx Award

Lander University Names Coach for Equestrian Team

Eclipse Day at Lander – 'A Jaw-Dropping Experience'

‘Listening Tour’ Takes McMaster to Lander

Lander University Opening Convocation Scheduled for Aug. 21

Rho Chi Offer Support and Guidance during Sorority Recruitment Week

Freshman Move-In Day Welcomes Hundreds to Lander

Business Honor Society Awards Scholarships at Lander

Schmieding Earns Baker Scholarship at Lander

Enriquez Gets Scholarship at Lander University

Wilkerson Awarded Scholarship at Lander University

Lander University Ranked Among Top Five Universities in South Carolina

Lander University to Offer Equine Therapy to Veterans with PTSD

Manley Named Alumni Director at Lander

Lander Introduces New Flexible Payment Plan

Greenwood Student Earns Scholarship and Honor Society Inductions from Lander University

Greenville Student Earns International Studies Award from Lander University

Heath Springs Student Earns Scholarship from Lander University

Greenwood Student Earns Two Scholarships from Lander University

Lander Ready for Rare Eclipse – Astronomers Urge Viewing Safety

Homeless Documentary Nearing Completion by Lander Graduate


Lander Announces 369 on Dean's List for Spring '17

Lander Announces Freshmen Honor Roll for Spring '17

Luring the Bigtime – Lander Fishing Duo Heading to National Championships

Lander Announces Spring '17 Graduates

Greenwood Resident Earns Two Scholarships

Students Named to President's List for Spring '17

Lander Students Earn Bosserman Scholarship

Lander Awards Harris Scholarships

Kingston Student Wins Scholarship at Lander University

Retired Lander Professor Recognized by House Representatives

Lander Alumnus Featured in CBS ‘Canal’ Segment

Hammering a Nail with a Banana? Summer Campers Get Crash Course in Physics

Harvley Scholarship Recipients Announced at Lander

Cross Hill Student Earns Taylor Scholarship

Greenwood Student Receives Scholarship at Lander


Greenwood Student Earns Park Scholarship

Golfers Tee Off for Scholarships

Students Experience ‘The Magic of Chemistry’

Donalds Student Receives Scholarship at Lander University

Lander University Names Its First Trustee Emeriti

Lander Professor Named as New Leader for SCAHPERD

Barrett Retires from Lander – Wheeling to Take Over as Dean of the College of Business

Taking the Fear out of Math: Lander Professor Lauded for Helping Non-Math Pupils ‘Get It’

Lander University Appoints Dean for College of Business

Simpsonville Student Wins Scholarship at Lander University

Greenwood Students Receive Countybank Scholarship at Lander University

Lander University Offers ‘Cybercamp’

Prepared for Anything - Lander RAs Equal to the Challenge

Lander Students Selected for Program Designed to Inspire Women to Lead

Lander Trustees to Meet on June 13

Services Planned for Anderson Co. Deputy and Former LUPD Officer Devin Hodges


Lander University Appoints Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Lander Ready for Full Day of Eclipse Activities

Deadline to Participate in Lander Summer Science and Math Program Draws Near

United by an Enduring Spirit of Goodwill

Samuel Lander Golf Classic Returns for Fourth Year

New Bench Honors Early Lander Trustee

Lander Presents 2017 Staff Excellence Awards

Lander Confers More Than 270 Degrees during Spring Graduation

Lander Psychology Students Earn First Place Honors for Research

Lander Offers SAT Prep Course for High School Students

Greek Orgs Put Last Touches on Second Lander Habitat House

Lander Retirees Return for Annual Brunch


Lander Employees Honored during Alumni Week

Turnout for Student Academic Symposium Called ‘Excellent’

Lander Graduate Moore Receives Top Academic Award

Lander Student Designs Mentoring Program for Elementary Students

Hollywood Veterans Share Tips for Success with Young Filmmakers

Student Life Awards Recognizes Leadership and Co-Curricular Activities

Lander to Celebrate Students' Academic Achievements

Lander Seniors to be Honored at Year’s Last Art Show

Ribbon Cutting for 2nd Lander Habitat Home

Transfer Week Coming to Lander

Lander Psychology Students Earn Third Place for Horror Film Research

Lander University Alumni Week – All Graduates Urged to Join in


Lander University Names Kim English as New Vice President for Advancement

Lander University Equestrian Center Uses Horse Therapy for Veterans Battling PTSD

Runners Light Up Awareness for Autism

Beta Gamma Sigma Inducts Twenty-four

Lander Alumna Named as Finalist for State Teacher of the Year

3 Winners, 2 Weeks, 1 Line: Aspiring Filmmakers Apply Now to Lander’s 8th Annual Film Festival

Two Lander Students Place in 2017 PBC Art Exhibition

Lander Junior Accepted for Internship at Harvard

Strickland Recognized as Scholarship Winner by Greenwood Woman’s Club

Lander Selected as Official Site for Telescopic Images of Solar Eclipse

Lander University Names Assistant Vice President for Enrollment and Student Success

Suitcase of Courage Founder Named Young Alumni Award Winner by Lander University

Lander’s 8th Annual Film Festival Offers Two Competitions for Filmmakers

Lander Student Accepted into Prestigious Study Program in Nation’s Capital

Lander Trustees to Meet on March 7


Wind Ensemble to Perform on March 2

Kat Finkbeiner Recognized for Loyalty to Lander University with Alumni Award

Beer and Wine to be Offered at Upcoming Bearcat Games

Dual Pianos Strike a Chord with Piano Ensemble on February 23

Pianist Alex Crosett to Perform at Lander University Feb. 21

Legendary High School Soccer Coach Named Distinguished Alumni of the Year by Lander University

Lander Stages Student Artwork Ceremony

Lander Finishes Annual Homecoming Week in Style

Eight Facts You Should Know About the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Lander ROTC Freshman Recognized by General as Outstanding Cadet

Homecoming King and Queen Crowned at Lander

Lander Habitat Begins Work on Second Home; Opportunity for Community to Support

Lander Hosts Workshop for Montessori Educators from Throughout State

Seven Students Take Top Honors at Lander University’s Annual Art Exhibit

Lander Habitat Hosts Groundbreaking Celebration to Launch Construction of New Home


Lander University Part of Pilot Program for Portable Chargers

Lander Announces Activities for Homecoming Week Feb. 6-11

Registration Open for Lander Habitat for Humanity 5K Fun Run

Lander Readying for Annual Public Arts Exhibit

Wharton Named Lander University’s New Nursing Dean

‘Be That Light That Dr. King Spoke of,’ Johnson Says

Greenwood in the Path of Rare Solar Eclipse

Lander Student Earns Scholarship for Commitment to Promoting Literacy

King Tribute Returns to Lander

Lander University Names Brian Reese as Athletic Director

Molander Endowed Faculty Development Fund

Lander Media Specialist Named to National Board of College Broadcasters

Makins Joins Lander Board of Trustees

Dr. Cosentino Named to SC Workforce Development Committee