THE CLASS OF SPRING 2020
FMU Celebrates Class
Of 2020 at the end of
An unusual year
The end of the spring semester is usually marked by a special milestone at Francis Marion University. For FMU’s class of 2020, it marks the end of one of the strangest periods of their life. Classes were completed online, and most students never returned to campus after spring break.
GREAT GRAD STORIES
FMU’s Glasgow ready
To jump right into the
World of healthcare
Kennedy Glasgow has not led a sheltered life. And that’s not going to end now as she graduates from Francis Marion University with a nursing degree.
Ahquin’s plans come
Together With FMU
When it came time to choose a college, Dante Ahquin had a plan that would make sense to lots of students and families — find the straightest, surest path to a good job and a meaningful career.
“Purpose Never Dies”
For Francis Marion’s
When Rischard Brown arrived at Francis Marion University four years ago, he carried many of the same worries that many freshmen bring. Would he like it? Would he succeed? Would he fit in?
From Fakenham to Florence:
Hutchison to FMU
From a quaint little town in the County of Norfolk on England’s east coast to the wooded acreage of Francis Marion, Amie Hutchison’s path to graduation is a unique one.
Parra is right on track,
Career, MBA next in line
At Francis Marion
College worked out just the way Derek Parra thought it would. The Scranton, S.C. native came to Francis Marion University because he thought it was a great value and he believed he’d find a nurturing environment. He found all of that and more.
He wasn’t planning
To stay at FMU,
Now he’s a Patriot for life
Old hands at Francis Marion University can stop reading right now. You’ve heard this one before. It’s the one about the student who came to FMU “for just one year,” planning to transfer when that was done, and wound up never leaving.
Class of 2020: Your Time is Coming
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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.