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Francis Marion University welcomes three new McNair Scholars to campus for the 2013-2014 school year. Read More
The Good Lovelies, the part folk-roots, part Western Swing Toronto-based trio, will appear at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 5. Read More
The Jones Thomas and Carolyn Stroman Hunter Chair in English Literature at Francis Marion University will present Jesmyn Ward, author of "Salvage the Bones." Read More
Every song is fresh. Every scene is new. Every night is different. It's all improvised and it's all funny. The New York Times calls Broadway's Next H!T Musical "Hilarious!" Time Out NY says "At last! A musical of, for, and by the people." Read More
Kristina Marra of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada was crowned Ms. FMU during the annual pageant at Francis Marion University, March 7. Read More
The Francis Marion University Board of Trustees took action Friday (March 1) to address the region's growing need for qualified industrial engineers. Read More
On the sun-kissed cool and breezy afternoon of March 1, the sons of FMU's first president Dr. Doug Smith unveiled an 6-foot-2 inch bronze sculpture of the man who launched the trajectory of it's 43 years of history. Read More
Three individuals were recognized for their significant contributions and service to the people of the Pee Dee area on Wednesday, Feb. 27 in a ceremony held at the FMU Performing Arts Center. Read More
Francis Marion University presented its 2012-2013 alumni awards at an Alumni Appreciation Dinner, Feb. 28. For the first time this year, in addition to the Outstanding Alumnus Award and the Benjamin Wall Ingram III Young Alumnus, FMU honored those who have attained exceptional achievements or gained prominence in his/her profession. Read More
Plans are underway for Francis Marion University's Arts International, the annual celebration of the arts, to be held Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 pm. The event is free and open to the public. Read More
Students, faculty and staff are taking on Eve Ensler's award-winning play The Vagina Monologues at Francis Marion University to promote gender, domestic violence and sexual assault awareness and raise money for the Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. Read More
Francis Marion University will host five days of chamber music and lectures featuring FMU faculty and renowned chamber music performers in the Black Box Theatre at the Performing Arts Center in downtown Florence. Read More
The Francis Marion University Board of Trustees will hold its quarterly meeting at 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 1, in the Hendrick Room of Ervin Dining Hall. Read More
Francis Marion University has named a new dean for its School of Education. Dr. Shirley Carr Bausmith will become the school's new dean, the university announced recently. She will replace Dr. Ron Faulkenberry, who has been a member of the FMU faculty since 1974. He will retire this year. Read More
Scott Rowe received Francis Marion University's Morgan B. Coker School of Business Outstanding Alumnus Award for 2013. The award was presented during a breakfast on Feb. 15. Read More
Three Francis Marion University School of Education alumni received 2013 awards at a reception Feb.12, as part of Homecoming activities. Chasity Davidson (2010) received the Novice Educator Award, Dawn Fowler Walker (2011) received the Veteran Educator Award, Dr. Robert L. Heaberlin (1984) received the Administrator Award and Amy McAllister-Skinner (2007) received the Education Leader Award and serves as the 2013 South Carolina Teacher of the Year. Read More
Francis Marion University Assistant Professor of Nursing Rhonda M. Brogdon of Olanta is the fourth recipient of the FMU African-American Faculty and Staff Coalition (AAFSC) Diversity Award. The award seeks to recognize a faculty or staff member for their significant contributions to enhance the university’s diversity and inclusiveness. Read More
For the seventh year, Francis Marion University and the Internal Revenue Service have joined forces to provide free tax return services to area residents, FMU students, staff and faculty. Also assisting this effort is The United Way of Florence. Read More
One of the most celebrated groups in the history of bluegrass, The Travelin' McCourys, will appear at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. Read More
Francis Marion University's African-American Faculty and Staff Coalition (AAFSC) will hold its 12th annual scholarship gala on Thursday, Feb. 21. Read More
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