Aug
09

FMU School of Ed one of four selected for national program

FMU’s School of Education is one of just four teacher education programs in the country selected to participate in a new instructional program for teachers

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FMU Political Science professor’s article honored by European academic journal

Francis Marion Assistant Professor of Political Science Dr. Will Daniel’s academic article analyzing the usage of social media by European Union members of parliament was recently named European Union Politics’ top submission of 2016 by the editors of the academic journal. European Union Politics is renowned as one of the most important and widely read academic journals [...]

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Jul
25

Francis Marion to host numerous events to celebrate Great American Eclipse

On Monday, Aug. 21, the “Great American Eclipse” will be the focus of the FMU campus.

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Jul
24

Simmons nabs leading role, named new director of FMU PAC

Bud Simmons is the new director of the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center and the entertainment industry veteran knows there’s only one rule he has to follow. Give the audience what they want. Simmons, a North Carolina native who spent the past 22 years as director of orchestra operations with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, [...]

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Jul
20

Francis Marion lands federal grant designed to bring more clinicians to rural, underserved areas

FMU’s School of Health Sciences received a two-year federal grant worth more than $1 million that is designed to improve both the quality & availability of healthcare in rural areas of the state.

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Jul
19

FMU Nursing lands $1.8 million federal grant

Francis Marion University’s School of Health Sciences is the recipient of a $1.8 million grant from the federal government’s Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), aimed at promoting nursing workforce diversity.

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Jul
18

FMU once again recognized as a “Great College to Work For”

Francis Marion University once again has been recognized as a Great Colleges to Work For® Honor Roll School by The Chronicle of Higher Education, the leading journal of university and college life.

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Francis Marion names Heart of the Pee Dee scholars

Francis Marion University named ten students from South Carolina Heart of the Pee Dee Scholars. These students have been awarded a free education at the university beginning this fall. The Heart of the Pee Dee Scholarship covers up to the full cost of tuition after all other scholarships and grants have been applied. The recipients [...]

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Jul
08

FMU mourns passing of Morgan Coker

The Francis Marion University community is mourning the passing of Dr. Morgan B. Coker, first chair of the university’s Business Department, and first dean of the FMU School of Business. Coker passed away July 6 after a lengthy illness. He was 93. Coker, a native of Turbeville, S.C., earned his Masters in Business Administration and [...]

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93 FMU student-athletes named to PBC Presidential Honor Roll

A total of 93 FMU student-athletes have been named to the Peach Beach Conference’s Presidential Honor Roll in recognition for their stellar academic achievement. The Presidential Honor Roll recognizes all student-athletes at Peach Belt Conference institutions who had a grade point average of 3.00 or higher, based on a 4.00 scale, for the 2016-17 academic [...]

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FMU announces senior personnel changes

Francis Marion University announced several changes to its senior administrative staff at Thursday’s Board of Trustees meeting on the FMU campus. Tucker Mitchell has been promoted to Vice President of Communications for the university. Mitchell, who’s been at FMU for four years, was previously Executive Director of Public Affairs. Dr. Rebecca Flannagan, chair of the [...]

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Jun
23

FMU Master Plan includes Honors Center, more downtown development

Francis Marion University has seen its campus grow steadily the past two decades. Based on an updated Campus Development Master Plan unveiled at Thursday’s regular Board of Trustees meeting, the pace of expansion won’t slow in the near future. The updated plan lists the renovation of the former Federal Post Office Building in downtown Florence, [...]

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