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Lander University Celebrates Student Achievements at Annual Student Life Awards Story by Graham Duncan "We're here tonight because this is a particularly proud moment for those of us who have the privilege of working in the University," Dr. Boyd Yarbrough, vice president of Student Affairs at Lander, told a crowd of students, faculty and staff at the 2021-22 Student Life Awards...
The Sesqui Series: Laura Lander Brought ‘Green Thumb’ to Greenwood Campus Story by Karen Petit Editor’s Note: During the Sesquicentennial Celebration, Lander University will share news stories which highlight the people and events shaping its campus through “The Sesqui Series.” With the abundance of trees and greenery on the modern Lander University campus, it’s difficult to imagine a time when an article...
Graduate Student Sarah Crews ‘Important’ to Recruiting at Lander Story by Jeff Lagrone Lander University graduate student Sarah Crews may be best known as a member of the Lady Bearcats basketball team, but she is known for something else by Professor of English Dr. Lloyd Willis. “Sarah is responsible for creating and scheduling social media posts for the College of Graduate and...
Lander Student Academic Symposium Called ‘Impressive’ Story by Jeff Lagrone Lander University senior nursing student Jacob Sims discusses “The Effects of Bipolar Disorder on Interpersonal Relationships Among Individuals in the Geriatric Population: A Targeted Review of the Literature,” one of the presentations featured in the 2022 Student Academic Symposium, held from April 12 to April 14. Honors College Director Dr. Lillian...
Lander University Honors College Recognizes Student Achievements Story by Zack Bennett Lander University gathered to honor the achievements of its students during the Honors College Academic Awards Ceremony on April 7. Students who were recognized received either the Honors Medal or the Honors Pin. “This generation of students had to face the limits caused by COVID-19, but they met that setback with...
Author and Poet Janisse Ray Visits Lander University Story by Graham Duncan While admitting that front-end research is an important part of the writing process, author and poet Janisse Ray insists that statistics alone aren’t what change a reader’s mind. Ray, who is based in Savannah, Ga., told an audience at Lander University Wednesday, Apr. 6, that what matters most is developing...
Lander Stands Out at SEPA Conference Story by Jeff Lagrone A contingent from Lander University made a favorable impression at the Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA) Conference, held from March 23 to March 26, at Hilton Head Island. A scholarly paper presented by Assistant Professor of Psychology Dr. Shana Southard-Dobbs, “Social Interactions, Cognitions, and Post-Traumatic Stress: A Multiple Mediation Analysis,” was one of...
Lander Art Walk 2022 Showcased Broad Spectrum of Students’ Artistic Talent Story by Karen Petit Delicate flowers made of yellow paper were suspended from the ceiling at the Arts Center of Greenwood to represent the fragility of memories. Close by, Charlotte, a looming 12-foot creature from the imaginary land of Volucris, stood guard. Only a few blocks away, photographs showcased the every...
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Lander Student Journal New Voices’ 2022 Issue Launches Monday, April 18 Press Release Submitted by Melody Johnson The Lander University Department of English & Foreign Languages celebrates the launch of its newest issue of New Voices on April 18, 2022. To commemorate its publication, New Voices: Lander University’s Student Journal, comprised of students’ writing and artwork, invites the community and its...
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Co-Star of ‘The Office’ to Give Keynote Address at Lander University Spring Commencement Story by Graham Duncan He’s best known for his iconic role as Dunder Mifflin CFO David Wallace on NBC’s hit comedy, “The Office,” but on Wednesday, May 4, Andy Buckley will give the keynote address for Lander University’s Spring Commencement Ceremony. More than 435 graduates are expected to...