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 [...]
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, [...]
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.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
Francis Marion University honored four employees with special awards at its annual Staff Awards Luncheon Thursday on campus. T. Lang Beaty was the recipient of the John J. Kispert Leadership Award, and Katherine Barnette received the Marvin Lynch Humanitarian Award. Linda Sullen and Sharolyn Robinson were named winners of the university’s two Outstanding Staff awards. [...]