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Lander University, VisionGreenwood Provide Scholarship Opportunities for Greenwood County Residents
By Zack Bennett Lander University today announced that the University has received a grant of $25,000 from VisionGreenwood to provide scholarship opportunities that will help Greenwood County residents finish their baccalaureate education. At the beginning of the 2021-22 academic year, Lander University identified a number of “stop-out” students residing in Greenwood County. A “stop-out” is defined as a student who is...
Lander Students Explore Latinx Culture through Art
By Zack Bennett Dennis Perry Jr., of Barnwell, admires artwork on display in Lander University’s Jackson Library at the Palmetto Luna’s Latino Arts Collection exhibit on Dec. 5. “It’s great to have an opportunity to learn more about other cultures through art,” said Perry. The collection will be on display through Dec. 13 in the library and is open to...
Campus, Community Gather for Lander’s Largest-Ever Tree Lighting Ceremony
By Karen Petit Among the jingle and mingle of Lander University’s Holiday Tree Lighting were smiles, laughter, holiday fun – as well as a chance to share compassion with those who may not have a holiday as festive as others they know. If one word could describe the holiday extravaganza, it would be “merry.” From nostalgic carriage rides to upbeat Christmas...
Seniors Display Work at Lander Art Gallery
By Jeff Lagrone The senior student exhibit at the Lander University Art Gallery closed on Tuesday, Nov. 29, with a reception honoring exhibiting artists Desmond Ashford, a visual arts major from Columbia; Aiyana Gaines, a visual arts major from Lugoff; and Allison Devore, a graphic design major from Saluda. Devore, right, who also works as a freelance photographer, is shown...
Foundation Board to Meet December 8
By University Relations Staff The next meeting of The Lander Foundation Board of Directors is scheduled for 11:30 a.m., Thursday, December 8. The meeting will take place in the Lander Foundation Board Room of the Greenwood Building (6th Floor), located at 104 Maxwell Avenue, Greenwood, S.C. Agenda
Lander University Professor to be the Subject of a Documentary
By Jeff Lagrone Graduate students at Florida State University are producing a documentary on Lander University Professor of Sociology Dr. Daniel Harrison and his book, “Making Sense of Marshall Ledbetter: The Dark Side of Political Protest.” An FSU dropout, Ledbetter made international news in 1991 by breaking into and occupying the Florida State capitol, from which he issued a bizarre...
Lander University and HGTC Sign Articulation Agreement
By Graham Duncan And Nicole Hyman Lander University and Horry-Georgetown Technical College (HGTC) have formed a partnership to enhance the transfer of business students from HGTC to Lander.  An articulation agreement was recently signed between the colleges to allow HGTC students in the Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration degree to easily transfer their credits and enter as juniors...
Lander Commencement Set for December 14
By Deb Nygro Commencement exercises for Lander University’s fall graduating class of 2022 will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 14, in Finis Horne Arena. 10 a.m. ceremony Graduates of the College of Business, the College of Science and Mathematics, and the College of Education will be awarded their degrees during a 10 a.m. ceremony. Arena doors will open for guests at 9...
Lander University, Self Regional Healthcare Expand Partnerships with New Programs for Nursing Students
By Graham Duncan Lander University and Self Regional Healthcare have announced the establishment of two new practice-partnerships between the University and the health care provider that will further enhance the educational experience for Lander’s nursing students and assist Self Regional in their mission to provide quality care to local residents. "We are proud to partner with Lander University to support the...
Lander, Self Regional Celebrate Grand Opening of Nursing Skills Simulation Center
By Graham Duncan More than 100 participants from Self Regional, Lander University and the surrounding Greenwood community gathered on the front lawn of what was formerly known as the American Legion Building Tuesday, Nov. 22, to watch as Lander and Self Regional began the next chapter of their decades long partnership. That building will now be known as Lander’s Self Regional...