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2018 Archives


Lander Graduate Takes Top Academic Award

Lander Recognizes Nursing Graduates

More Than 200 Students Receive Degrees at Lander University’s 158th Commencement

Lander Trustees to Meet Dec. 17

Lander Names Greg Allen Police Chief

Dr. Scott Jones Announced as Lander University Provost, VPAA

Lander Anglers Finish Autumn Season in Style


Lander Tree Lighting Gets High Marks

Nosing for the Bigtime – Lander Graduate Hopes to Turn Love of Children’s Books into Full-time Career

Lander Student Takes First Place – Again – for Short Film

Lander University Readies for Fall Commencement Ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 18

Lander Professor Provides Personal Insight Into Groundbreaking Desegregation Case

Wilson Crowned Miss Lander

Lander Trustees to have conference call meeting Nov. 15

Student Veterans and Service Members Recognized during Veterans Day Program

Lander to Host Lecture on Groundbreaking S.C. Court Case as Part of Its Civic Engagement Initiative

Community Leaders Stress Importance of Local Activism During Panel Discussion at Lander

Lander University Honors Veterans at Greenwood County Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony

Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration to Kick-off Season at Lander University

Scholarships Have ‘A Massive Impact,’ Lander Banquet Speaker Says

Lander Awarded S.C. Humanities Grant for World War I Symposium as One of Its Historians Publishes a New Book

Lander Students Partner with Greenwood County Emergency Operations during Disaster Training

Candidates Square-Off in Debates at Lander University Days Before Election

Lander University to Recognize and Celebrate Veterans during Nov. 9 Ceremony

Lander Professor Creates Long-awaited Statewide Jazz Ensemble – First Season Underway


Lander University Names Orientation Leader Team for 2019

Lander to Host Panel Discussion on Civic Engagement following 2018 Midterm Elections

Lander University Vice President Greg Lovins Announces Retirement

Lander Players Festival Topples Expectations

Huge Crowd Expected for Annual Moonshine Run/Walk

Lander’s Graduate School and Career Fair Largest in Over a Decade

Community invited to Greenwood Co. Hall of Heroes ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 4

Lander Awarded S.C. Humanities Grant for Year-long Civic Engagement Initiative

Family Day Set for Saturday, Oct. 27 at Lander

Dual Art Exhibit Debuts at Lander – Curious Crowds Attend Opening Reception

Lander and S.C. National Guard Announce Special Tuition Rates for Military Personnel

Hazing Expert Speaks at Lander

Lander Group Hosts Voter Registration Drive for Campus Community

Lander Faculty Member Honored by Alma Mater


Health Care Recruiters Meet with Lander Nursing Students during Career Fair

Students at Lander University Mingle with Professors during "Cliff Notes" Social

State Representative speaks at Constitution Day celebration

Lander Readying for First Collaborative Exhibit – Public Invited to Reception on Oct. 4

Lander Student Workers Undergo Rigorous Training to Provide Tech Help

Lander University Alumni Association Welcomes Four New Board Members

Greenwood District Superintendent Inspires Lander Students with Power of Self-Belief

Students Focus on Emergency Management Skills as Hurricane Florence Heads toward the East Coast

Eaton Corp. Donates Thousands to Help Nursing and Science Students at Lander University

Lander Trustees to Meet Sept. 11

Lander Dining Services Launches New ‘To-Go’ Program


Lander Launches New Academic Year with Opening Convocation

LINK 101 Helps Lander Freshmen Transition into College Life

PBS Television Show features Lander’s Montessori Program

Community Invited to Reception at Lander Art Faculty Exhibit on August 30

CommUniversity at Lander

Golf Tournament to Benefit Scholarships Named for Fallen Student

Lander to Host Lowcountry Boil Dinner in October – *CANCELLED*

Healthcare Businesses Invited to Nursing Recruitment Fair at Lander University

Lander University Opens the Doors to Newly-renovated Bearcat Lounge

Fall Classes Begin at Lander University

Accept/Validate Charges for Fall 2018 – Deadline Extended!

Lander University Welcomes New Batch of Freshmen – Record Numbers Move in to Residence Halls

Lander Places Two More Students in D.C. Honors College Internships

Freshmen Arrive on August 15; Classes Begin August 20 at Lander University

Community Invited to Free Concerts and Art Shows at Lander University

Scholarships Established at Lander University in Honor of Fallen Science Student

LUPD Conducts Training on Campus


Lander Establishes a New Center for Online and Innovative Learning

Lander University Names New Vice President of Student Affairs

Lander Professionals Share Success Story with Peers across the Carolinas

Lander University Hosts Intensive Bankers School

Lander University Names New Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Lander Student Chaz Giles Competes on the Big Stage

Craig, Scott Join Lander Board of Trustees

Lander Foundation Holds 5th Annual Samuel Lander Golf Classic


Lander University Announces Spring 2018 Dean’s List

Lander University Announces Spring 2018 President’s List

Middle Schoolers Study Chemistry at Lander

Lander Trustees to Meet June 19

Lander Ranked 3rd Best Public College in South Carolina; 15th Best Nationally for Veterans

Award-Winning Lander Professor Dispels Criminology Myths

Heading for the Archives – Lander Senior Pioneering a Path for History Students


Award-Winning Lander Professor Prides Herself on Creating Atmosphere of Compassion and Courage

Lander Distinguished Professor Barnette ‘Fell in Love’ with Teaching English

Lander Students Strengthen Leadership Skills and Future Potential at NEW Conference

Lander Athletics Announces Addition of Men's Wrestling Program

Lander Athletics to Add Men's and Women's Lacrosse

College Visual Arts Students Form Elaborate Sand Sculptures on Grand Strand Beaches

Annual Breakfast Recognizes Lander’s Top Employees

Newest Class of Educators Celebrate Entry into Teaching Profession

More Than 300 Students Receive Degrees at Lander University’s 157th Commencement

Lander University Honors Top Scholars

Lander Seniors Honored at Year’s Last Art Show

Lander Students Honored for Co-Curricular Service

Lander to Hold Adjunct Faculty Networking and Hiring Fair

‘The Drop’ Nets Big Bucks for Lander Scholarships

2018 SAT Pro Set for August – High Schoolers Urged to Sign Up Now


Lander Student Wins at National Conference

Lander Academic Symposium Showcases Wide-Ranging Student Research

Lander Athletics Holds 2018 Golden Claw Awards

Lander University Names Alumni Award Winners

Local Students Take Home Gold, Silver at Psychology Convention

Lander’s College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Honors Students at Awards Ceremony

Lander ROTC Students in Rare Training Exercise with Black Hawk Helicopters

Lander Students Awarded First Place at SC Conference

Giles, Gallant and “Amore” take top prizes at annual Lander Film Festival

Bearcat Fan Day

Recent Lander Graduate Honored with Top Academic Award

Diversity Series to Feature Performance by The Robert Gardiner Jazz Quartet

Lander Readies for Spring Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 12

Lander Bass Fishing Anticipating Its Best Year

Summer Classes Just Got More Affordable

Lander Welcomes Spring with Color-Filled Fun Run

Lander University Readies for Alumni Weekend

Lander Stages Take Back the Night Rally

Ticket Information - Starz24 Celebrity Basketball Game


Lander University, Rolling Thunder honor POWs and MIAs with ceremonies at softball, baseball games

Nuclear, Wind, Solar and Fossil Fuels Discussed in Energy Forum Featuring U.S. Congressman

Lander Athletics to Hold POW/MIA Chair Dedications Saturday

Bearcat Camp Ushers in Lander's Largest and Academically Strongest Freshman Class

Beta Gamma Sigma Inducts New Members

Giles Excels at NATS Student Auditions

Lander Student Places Second in Annual Art Exhibition

Lander University to Host Energy Forum Featuring U.S. Congressman Jeff Duncan

Student Named 2018 Mr. Lander

Becca Watford Pioneers Path for History Students

Lander Family, Friends and Classmates Honor Student Killed in Car Accident

Lander Alumni Assist in Creation of Elementary Space Museum

Lander Hosts South Carolina Student Leadership Conference

Lander Professor Granted Leave to Finish Book about Jackson Station

Lander Board of Trustees to Meet March 13

Strickland Honored at Annual Luncheon as Repeat Scholarship Winner

Film Enthusiasts Invited to Compete in Lander Film Festival

MLK Unity Program Sparked by Message of Love Triumphing over Hate

Lander Unveils New Scholarship Initiative for Area High School Seniors

Lander Music Education Students Gain Career Advantages


Lander University Names First Recipient of Employee of the Month Award

Lander Nursing Reunion Deemed a Success

Lander Students Help Capture Snapshot of Area Homelessness

Homecoming King and Queen Crowned at Lander

Six Students Take Top Honors at Annual Art Exhibit

Countybank, Greenwood Capital Associates Present Gift Donation to Lander Foundation


Lander Unified Sports Day – A Big Hit for Kids with Special Needs

Lander University Announces President's List for Fall 2017

Renowned Expert on Middle East and Terrorism to Speak at Lander (Lecture Cancelled)

Lander University Announces Dean's List for Fall 2017

Oakland Elementary Shooting Revisited in Program at Lander

Lander Launches "Bearcat C.L.A.W.S. Program"

Lander Family’s Tradition Moves into 21st Century with Recent Graduate

Lander University Readying to Celebrate 50 Years of Men’s Basketball

New Lander Trustee Officers Outline Leadership Plans

Lander Students and Alumni Gearing Up for Another Exciting Homecoming Week

Lander Group Collects Blankets for Dogs

Community Invited to Free Performances at Lander University

Lander Hosts Legislative Luncheon

Lander University Announces Fall 2017 Graduates