THE CLASS OF SPRING 2019
Francis Marion graduates
308 at Spring 2019
Francis Marion University awarded more than 300 degrees to graduates at its spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 4. S.C. Representative Gilda Cobb-Hunter delivered the keynote address.
GREAT GRAD STORIES
Hucks, Smith receive
FMU graduates Presley Hucks and Courtney Smith received the William H. Blackwell Award during the spring commencement exercises.
Graham made her
Connection at FMU
To find her way at FMU, Connor Graham did what she tells every student now to do — dig in and make some connections.
a leap of faith
Taylor Watson’s leap meant jumping into a field that was not only new to her, but one where women are a distinct minority.
Headed to LSU to
Work on doctorate
Corbin Witt loves chemistry. Following a superb four-year career at Francis Marion University, it looks like he might make a career out of it.
That’s a good thing.
Plans change. Every college student knows that (or should) but Precious McLaughlin says they should really embrace it.
Finding a new
Home 4,300 miles
When Sofia Henning came to Francis Marion University five years ago, an 18-year-old tennis player from Sweden, she didn’t know what to expect.
FMU Math Major
Ready to step into
After sifting through some possibilities, Kaitlyn Lowry decided to return to her alma mater, South Florence High School, to teach.
Relive all the emotion and pageantry of Francis Marion University’s Spring 2019 commencement ceremony! Use the YouTube below to view any part of the ceremony, or to watch in its entirety.
MAJORS AND COURSES OF STUDY
PLAN A VISIT
We love our campus and we think you will, too. Come try it on for size! We do have regularly scheduled tours, but we’d be glad to show you around whenever its convenient for you.
Applying to FMU is easy and once an application is complete, we make quick decisions so you can begin planning the next few years of your life. Ready to start?
Orientation aids accepted students in your transition to the institution by providing you with an overview of the tools and resources available to help you excel academically and socially within the campus community.
FMU Open Houses are a great way to learn about campus, talk with professors and meet some of your fellow classmates-to-be. They last about half a day (breakfast and lunch are on us!) and usually include several hundred visitors. Check out this year’s schedule and to register.
Life at FMU
Student Activities are a fundamental part of the mission of the division of student affairs and the overall University mission. The student activities office is responsible for creating a positive campus environment that enhances campus life, by providing opportunities for involvement, recreation, and personal growth and development.
Life on the FMU campus offers students the opportunity to be fully immersed in the college experience. Some special interest organizations on campus include: Adelante, American Chemical Society, Baptist Collegiate Ministries, Beta Gamma Sigma, Business Honor Society, Campus Crusade for Christ, Campus Outreach, Catholic Campus Ministry, College Democrats, College Republicans, Circle-K International, Dimensions of Diversity Dance Team, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, First Fellowship, FMU Student Alumni Association, Six Greek Fraternities Seven Greek Sororities, GLBTS Alliance, Habitat for Humanity, Kingdom Builders, Lions Club, Military Veterans Student Association and the YGB Choir.
Intercollegiate athletics is a big part of campus life at FMU. We are home to 14 NCAA teams in 9 sports and we’ve got a long history of athletic success.
The International Experience at FMU FMU offers Study Abroad Experiences in eight countries, Australia, Canada, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, Ireland and Japan.