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2021 Archives


College of Education holds pinning ceremony for graduates

Lander Honors Stephen Combs

Brewer Wins Alston Award

Lander MAT Program Was ‘Perfect’ for Rowe

Lander Student Sets Sights on Career in the Space Industry

Lander University Confers Degrees during 164th Commencement

Board of Trustees to Meet on Tuesday, Dec. 14

McMillan Joins SC Humanities Board of Directors

Lander University raises $180,000 on #GivingTuesday

Lander Fall Commencement Set for Dec. 15

S.C. Secretary of Veterans’ Affairs Visits Lander University

Lander Ceramics Sale Draws Enthusiastic Shoppers


Lander Holds Annual Tree Lighting

Lander Stages ‘A Christmas Carol’

McCravy Holds Mock Mediation Exercises

Harsey Aims for Career as Health Psychologist

Lander University, Piedmont Technical College Partner to Enhance Transfer Student Experience

Lander Hosts Annual Veteran's Day Breakfast

Lander Marks Anniversary of Mays Historic Site with Panel Discussion

Dynamic Clogging Routine Scores Winning Votes for New Miss Lander University

I Am Lander: U.S. Army Capt. Marcus Brown takes love for Lander to Alaska post

Lander University Students’ Creativity, Vision Make Homecoming Week a Success

Lander University Expands Jeff May Complex with Addition of New Field House

Lander Students Help With Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Lander University crowns fall 2021 Homecoming King and Queen


Students and Alumni Gather for the Dine With Your Dean Lunch

Lander University Holds Annual Career Fair

Lander University Broadens Scholarship Program for Transfer Students

Lander Announces Online Option to B.S. in Psychology, Partnership with Midlands Technical College

Lander to Host Mays Panel on November 5

Lander’s First Music for Meals Fundraiser Brings ‘True Joy’

Lander University’s Scholarship Celebration Marked by Gratitude

Grad School Fair Returns to Lander

Somos LU student Avila-Cabrera helps to make a difference in Lander’s campus community

Lander Senior Labra-Arteaga Called ‘A Superwoman’

Lander University establishes “Commencement-to-Career Promise”


Hannah McKinney’s Passions Drive Her Will to Help Others Be the Best Version of Themselves

Nature Is the Gallery for Lander Photographer’s Show at Lake Greenwood State Park

Lander Stages Launch Party for ‘New Voices’

Index-Journal Executive Editor, Richard Whiting, Joins Lander Students and Faculty to Discuss the Constitution and a Free Press

Guy Lipscomb Exhibition Comes to Lander University

Combatting the ‘CSI Effect’: Lander Sophomore Destiny Opotzner Combines Love of Forensic Science and Writing

CommUniversity Event Returns to Lander

Lander Alumnus Leon Lott Earns National, State Honors

Lander Trustees to Meet September 14

Lander Foundation Board of Directors to Meet Sept. 13

Lander University Hosts Student Organization Fair


Another Record-Breaking Year for Enrollment

First Day of Class at Lander

LINK 101 Prepares Freshman for the Year Ahead

Yates to Lead Faculty Development Efforts at Lander University

Move-In Day at Lander University Brings Nearly 1,800 Students to Residence Halls

Partnership Between PTC and Lander Enhances Transfer of Business Graduates

Lander University Hosts Transfer Summit in Partnership with the S.C. Technical College System


‘Jim’ Lander Honored with New Scholarship at Lander University

Lander University Receives Funding to Construct New Nursing Building on Campus

I Am Lander: Charlotte Firefighter Was at Heart of Mecklenburg County’s Pandemic Response

Incoming Freshmen Get Unique Look at Lander University through Bearcat Camp

Melissa Mayo and Dr. Joe Camp Honored by Lander’s College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Bass Tournament Supports Lander University Scholarship in Memory of Young Angler

Evans Assumes Role as Chair of the Alumni Association Board of Directors

Georgia Spann Discovers Passion for Environmental Science

Lander University Offers New Scholarship for Online M.S. in Emergency Management

‘Exotic,’ ‘Strange,’ and ‘Different’: Medieval History in the 21st Century

Lander University Honors College Breakaway Experience Was an Unforgettable Summer for Meg '18 and Chase O’Dell '18


Abby Pilgrim Is the “Heart of the Academic Success Center”

Legislature Honors Lander Women’s Basketball Team

Zachery Woods Gained Solid Foundation in Leadership at Lander University

Dr. Tess Gemberling Earns Young Faculty Teaching Award

Lander University Celebrates Staffs’ Accomplishments

Lander University Returns to Full In-Person Orientation for Incoming Freshmen

Lander University and Aiken Technical College Partner to Advance Education

Lander University Alumnus Jake Powell Focuses on Public Service Career

Lander, Greenwood Promise Partner to Advance Higher Education for Greenwood County Residents

Lander’s New Master of Business Administration Now Fully Approved and Enrolling Students for the Fall Semester

Lander’s New Data Science, Cybersecurity Programs Receive Approval from Regional Accreditor

Lander Graduate Helms to Pursue Master’s Degree in Scotland

Lander University Announces Freshman Honor Roll for Spring 2021

Lander University Announces Dean's List for Spring 2021

Lander Graduate Learnmore Jeremia Receives the 2021 Thayer Award

Lander University Announces President's List for Spring 2021

Barfield Wins Young Faculty Scholar Award

Lander University to Offer New Degree Program in Data Science

Business, Founded by Lander Alumnus, Featured in The New York Times

Lander University Nursing Graduates Honored during Pinning Ceremony


Lander University to Offer New Degree Program in Cybersecurity

Lander University College of Education Holds Annual Awards Ceremony

Lander University Hosts 2021 Highlander Battalion Spring Dining-Out

Lander University’s Laura Martin Wins Moore Award for Excellence in General Education Teaching

Lander Names Holloway Trustee Emeritus

Lander University Hosts Annual Student Academic Symposium

Judi Neufeld Honored for Service to the University

Eight Lander University Employees Graduate

Lander Foundation Board of Directors to Meet May 13

Lander University Recognizes Student Excellence at Student Life Awards

Lander Students Honored During Academic Awards Ceremony

I Am Lander: ‘Team Dad,’ Reginald Crews, Lends Voice to Lady Bearcats

Lander University Announces New Faculty Tenures and Promotions for the 2021/22 Academic Year

Passion for Math Is a ‘Plus’ for Lander Soccer Player Macy Sinner

Lander Trustees to Meet May 10

Candlelight Walk Makes Debut at Lander


Lander University Students Accepted into the 2021 South Carolina Washington Semester Internship Program

Cloete ‘Epitomizes the Lander Nurse’

Lander University Names Eric Rivenbark Assistant Vice President

Lander Alumni Share Career Wisdom during ‘Senior Lunch & Learn’

Lander University Announces MAT in Visual Art K-12

Lander Seniors Enjoy Cookout

Bass Tournament June 19 to Honor Life of Angler, Raise Funds for Lander Scholarships

Exploring New Partnership Opportunities

Lander Announces New College of Graduate and Online Studies

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences Recognizes Student Achievements

Lander Student Hava Lin ‘A True Asset to the ASC’

Orientation Leadership Team Holds School Supply Drive

Nursing Major and Academic Success Center Tutor ‘Thriving’ at Lander University

Staff Sergeant Armir Goodwin Begins Training for New Role in Air Force

Arts Spring into Focus at Inaugural Lander University Art Walk Uptown

Helping People — What It’s All About for Lander Senior Buzzetti

Lander, District 50 Reap Benefits of STEAM Grant

Lander Concludes Race and Identity Dialogue Series with Two Final Events

Lander Hosts “Lander’s Got Talent”


Wide Reach of Lander University Art Is in Exhibits and Online presentations

Lander Alumni Named First Year Teachers of the Year by Greenwood 50

Wadrian Miller ’20 Described as Lander University’s “Unicorn”

Lander Welcomes Back Women's Basketball Team from NCAA Division II Tournament

Lander Hosts ‘Gift of Life’ Event

Lander Alumnus Donald Pettit Is FEMA’s Rising Star

Lander Senior Floyd Has ‘The Heart of a Public Servant’

Exciting Campus Enhancements on the Way

Lander University Adds MBA to Degree Offerings

Lander Stages First Annual Senior Ring Ceremony

Lander Student Davis Aims for Ph.D. in Sports Psychology

Lander Names Lawrence Trustee Emeritus

Shubert Joins Lander University Board of Trustees

Lander Offers Priority Registration through March 19 for Dual Enrollment Program

Lander University Students Dominate Peach Belt Conference Art Awards

Dr. Sarah Hunt-Barron Named Next Dean of Lander University’s College of Education

Classes for Lander University’s New Entrepreneurship Major to Begin this Fall

Lander Student Elkins Pursues Career as Physician’s Assistant

Lander Bass Fishing Team Making Waves

Lander Trustees to Meet Virtually March 9

Lander Day of Giving a Success


Donald Pettit from FEMA Speaks

Race and Identity Dialogue Series Continues in March; Community Invited to Attend Virtual Sessions

First Citizens Scholarship to Benefit Lander’s College of Business

Electoral Initiative at Lander University to Feature Harvard University’s Steven Levitsky

Lander University Hosts ROTC Leadership Laboratory

Brooke Ruhoff: A Practical Education in a Close-Knit Community

New Endowed Scholarship Established at Lander

Lander University Crowns 2021 Homecoming King and Queen

I Am Lander: Anna Lagrone Is Unabashed in Her Obsession for History

Electoral Initiative at Lander University to Feature Prominent S.C. Activists and Campaign Leaders

Lander University Announces Freshman Honor Roll for Fall 2020

Lander University Alumni Association Honors Distinguished Alumni

Lander Senior Barnard Sets Sights on a Career in Optometry

Lander’s Bear Necessities Food Pantry Gets Rave Reviews from Students

Daniel Odom: Putting Principles into Practice

Phi Mu Scholarship Honors 50th Anniversary of Lander Chapter

Lander Senior Perez Motivated by a ‘Love of History’


Lander Trustees to Have Special Called Meeting Feb. 2

S.C. Humanities Electoral Initiative Continues at Lander University

Lander Student Marcus Green "A Perfect Fit for the LUPD"

Lander Foundation Board of Directors to Meet Feb. 4

Race and Identity Dialogue Series Continues in February; Community Invited to Attend Virtual Sessions

Lander University Announces President’s List for Fall 2020

Lander University Announces Dean's List for Fall 2020

Lander Student Abigail Smith to Compete in NATS Mid-Atlantic Regional

I Am Lander: Baptist Collegiate Ministry Leads in ‘Defining Moment’ of Pandemic

Lander University Announces Fall 2020 Graduates

Spring Semester Begins at Lander

Lander University Schedules Day of Giving Campaign for Feb. 11-12

Community Invited to Participate in First Session of SC Humanities Electoral Initiative at Lander University

Community Invited to Participate in Lander’s First Race and Identity Dialogue Session

Lander Recognizes First Graduates of Kauffmann Leadership Institute