Francis Marion University launched a redesigned and reinvigorated website last week. The new site offers quick and easy access to essential information and a more user-friendly experience, with a focus on cross platform accessibility through a responsive design. Francis Marion President Dr. Fred Carter says the site represents an ongoing effort to provide students, faculty, [...]
Before you peer towards the heavens to view the Great American Eclipse on Aug. 21, be sure you’re protecting your eyes with eclipse glasses – not sunglasses – that are properly ISO-rated. A slew of bogus eclipse glasses have hit the market as the celestial event of the century nears. That’s led to some concerns, [...]
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
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 [...]