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Winter Break – University Closed
Winter Break – University Closed
Dec 23 2019 – Jan 1 2020 all-day
Winter Break - University Closed
Francis Marion University will close on December 23 for the holiday season and re-open on January 2, 2020. No classes will be held on these days and administrative offices will also remain closed on these[...]
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Gallery Series: Dereliction: Changing Structures by Pamela Winegard 8:30 am
Gallery Series: Dereliction: Changing Structures by Pamela Winegard @ Adele Kassab Art Gallery, Peter D. Hyman Fine Arts Center
Jan 2 @ 8:30 am – Feb 20 @ 5:00 pm
Gallery Series: Dereliction: Changing Structures by Pamela Winegard @ Adele Kassab Art Gallery, Peter D. Hyman Fine Arts Center | Florence | South Carolina | United States
Dereliction: Changing Structures by Pamela Winegard   Pamela Winegard is a mixed media artist and printmaker.  Pam was awarded a 2017 Arts & Science Regional Artist Project Grant. In 2015, she was inducted into the National[...]
University Reopens
University Reopens
Jan 2 all-day
University Reopens
FMU offices reopen after winter break.
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Housing Opens for New Students and Continuing Students 2:00 pm
Planetarium Public Show 3:00 pm
Planetarium Public Show @ Dooley Planetarium
Jan 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Planetarium Public Show @ Dooley Planetarium
The Dooley Planetarium presents Two Small Pieces of Glass. This showing is Free to the Public. Doors Open at 2 p.m.
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Charlie Mills Solo Exhibition
Charlie Mills Solo Exhibition @ University Place
Jan 13 – Feb 21 all-day
Charlie Mills Solo Exhibition @ University Place
A closing reception will be held on February 21st, 6-8pm. After Forty-eight years of commercial design work, Charlie Mills now focuses his time on abstract painting. His interest in non-literal expression is fueled by his[...]
Orientation and Registration for Spring Semester for New and Continuing Students; Payment is Due at the Time of Registration
Spring Orientation 8:30 am
Spring Orientation
Jan 13 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Spring Orientation
Incoming freshmen will spend the day on campus meeting their fellow classmates and learning about the opportunities FMU has to offer.
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Gallery Series: Wild and Wonderful: Creative Sculptural Collaborations by Patz Fowle and Mike Fowle 8:30 am
Gallery Series: Wild and Wonderful: Creative Sculptural Collaborations by Patz Fowle and Mike Fowle @ Adele Kassab Art Gallery, Peter D. Hyman Fine Arts Center
Jan 14 @ 8:30 am – Feb 20 @ 5:00 pm
Gallery Series: Wild and Wonderful: Creative Sculptural Collaborations by Patz Fowle and Mike Fowle @ Adele Kassab Art Gallery, Peter D. Hyman Fine Arts Center | Florence | South Carolina | United States
Wild and Wonderful: Creative Sculptural Collaborations by Patz Fowle and Mike Fowle Award-winning sculptors, Patz Fowle and Mike Fowle share an exhilarating life together that is fully engaged in the arts with works in public[...]
Spring Classes Begin
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Idea to Plan 10:00 am
Idea to Plan @ Florence Business Incubator - University Place
Jan 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Idea to Plan @ Florence Business Incubator - University Place
Every business starts with an idea and needs a plan to execute. This session will walk through the steps of developing a business plan.
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Executive Management Certificate Program 9:00 am
Executive Management Certificate Program @ Carter Center for Health Sciences
Jan 16 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Executive Management Certificate Program @ Carter Center for Health Sciences
At Francis Marion University School of Business our Certificate in Executive Management is an excellent option for business professionals seeking to enhance their management and leadership skills. The program focuses on five core leadership competencies:[...]
Voter Registration 11:00 am
Voter Registration @ UC Commons/Bookstore Foyer
Jan 16 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Voter Registration @ UC Commons/Bookstore Foyer
Sponsored by Student Life
Annual MLK Celebration 6:30 pm
Annual MLK Celebration @ MSB Chapman Auditorium
Jan 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Annual MLK Celebration @ MSB Chapman Auditorium
Come join Francis Marion University, the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce and McLeod Health as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King. Guest performances by FMU students will be provided. The keynote address[...]
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You Matter Outreach 9:00 am
You Matter Outreach @ FH Lawn
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
You Matter Outreach @ FH Lawn
In the spirit of MLK day, this event was created to let everyone on campus know that they are valuable and appreciated. Come to the Founders’ Hall lawn where we will have MLK quotes and[...]
Graduate School Info Session 2:15 pm
Graduate School Info Session @ FH 216B
Jan 21 @ 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Graduate School Info Session @ FH 216B
Career Development will be leading this helpful info session regarding graduate school and education after FMU.
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Census Bureau Recruiting 11:00 am
Census Bureau Recruiting @ EDH Main Dining Room
Jan 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Census Bureau Recruiting @ EDH Main Dining Room
The U.S. Census will visit Ervin Dining Hall on Wednesday, January 22, from 11:00am-2:30pm. The Census wants to hire students for part-time, temporary jobs. Sponsored by Career Development.
Graduate School Info Session 2:30 pm
Graduate School Info Session @ FH 216B
Jan 22 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Graduate School Info Session @ FH 216B
Career Development will be leading this helpful info session regarding graduate school and education after FMU.
International Holocaust Remembrance Program 4:00 pm
International Holocaust Remembrance Program @ CEMC Auditorium
Jan 22 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
International Holocaust Remembrance Program @ CEMC Auditorium
The International Holocaust Remembrance Program is an educational program that provides awareness to events that led to the Holocaust. The Holocaust, also known as the Shoah, was the World War II genocide of the European[...]
Teaching Children of Poverty Scholars (TCOPS) Meeting 5:00 pm
Teaching Children of Poverty Scholars (TCOPS) Meeting @ Pee Dee Education Center Conference Room
Jan 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Teaching Children of Poverty Scholars (TCOPS) Meeting @ Pee Dee Education Center Conference Room
Sponsored by the Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty
FMU Women’s Basketball vs Georgia College 5:30 pm
FMU Women’s Basketball vs Georgia College @ Smith University Center gymnasium
Jan 22 @ 5:30 pm
FMU Women's Basketball vs Georgia College @ Smith University Center gymnasium
 
FMU’s Got Talent III 7:00 pm
FMU’s Got Talent III @ MSB Chapman Auditorium
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
FMU's Got Talent III @ MSB Chapman Auditorium
Student Engagement
FMU Men’s Basketball vs Georgia College 7:30 pm
FMU Men’s Basketball vs Georgia College @ Smith University Center gymnasium
Jan 22 @ 7:30 pm
FMU Men's Basketball vs Georgia College @ Smith University Center gymnasium
 
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SC WORKS 10:30 am
SC WORKS @ FMU Business Incubator - University Place
Jan 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
SC WORKS @ FMU Business Incubator - University Place
      In this session you will learn about services offered to businesses through SC Works, the SC Works Training Reimbursement program, and how to navigate the SC Works website.
Handshake Help & Tips Workshop 2:15 pm
Handshake Help & Tips Workshop @ ACC 110
Jan 23 @ 2:15 pm – 3:45 pm
Handshake Help & Tips Workshop @ ACC 110
Need help understanding how to use and make the most of Handshake? This workshop is for you! Sponsored by Career Development.
FIFA Tournament 4:00 pm
FIFA Tournament @ UC Commons & Balcony
Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
FIFA Tournament @ UC Commons & Balcony
Get your game on with your peers at this intramural FIFA tournament! Sponsored by the Intramural Council.
Evgenia Pirshina, mezzo-soprano 7:30 pm
Evgenia Pirshina, mezzo-soprano @ FMU Performing Arts Center
Jan 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Evgenia Pirshina, mezzo-soprano @ FMU Performing Arts Center | Florence | South Carolina | United States
Evgenia Pirshina, mezzo-soprano Carla Ferreira, piano Evgenia Pirshina was born in Moscow, Russia. She graduated in piano from the Emil Gilels School of Music and in piano and vocal from Moscow State Pedagogical University. She[...]
Man Cave Play by Tim Mooney 7:30 pm
Man Cave Play by Tim Mooney @ Chapman Auditorium
Jan 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Man Cave Play by Tim Mooney @ Chapman Auditorium
The Tim Mooney Repertory Theatre, starring Tim Mooney, is returning to FMU with Man Cave, a One-Man Sci-Fi Climate Change Tragicomedy, a one-man play that asks the question: what would you do if you were[...]
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FMU Women’s Basketball vs Flagler College 1:30 pm
FMU Women’s Basketball vs Flagler College @ Smith University Center gymnasium
Jan 25 @ 1:30 pm
FMU Women's Basketball vs Flagler College @ Smith University Center gymnasium
 
FMU Men’s Basketball vs Flagler College 3:30 pm
FMU Men’s Basketball vs Flagler College @ Smith University Center gymnasium
Jan 25 @ 3:30 pm
FMU Men's Basketball vs Flagler College @ Smith University Center gymnasium
 
Jimmy Webb: The Glen Campbell Years 7:30 pm
Jimmy Webb: The Glen Campbell Years @ Performing Arts Center
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Jimmy Webb: The Glen Campbell Years @ Performing Arts Center
Songwriter Jimmy Webb has had chart-topping hits in a unique range of genres over the last 50 years, from country to pop to disco, with songs including “Worst That Could Happen,” “The Highway Man,” “Up,[...]
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Planetarium Public Show 3:00 pm
Planetarium Public Show @ CEMC Planetarium
Jan 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Planetarium Public Show @ CEMC Planetarium
One World, One Sky – Free to Attend – This show is intended for families with children under the age of 6. – Doors Open at 2:00pm
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Patriot Games Week
Patriot Games Week @ UC Commons
Jan 27 – Feb 1 all-day
Patriot Games Week @ UC Commons
Campus Recreational Services presents a week of competitive games and wild fun. Come out and prove your Patriot Pride! Click here to see the rules and schedule. Sponsored by the Intramural Council.
Handshake Help & Tips Workshop 2:30 pm
Handshake Help & Tips Workshop @ ACC 112
Jan 27 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Handshake Help & Tips Workshop @ ACC 112
Need help understanding how to use and make the most of Handshake? This workshop is for you! Sponsored by Career Development.
The Silent Disco Dance Party 7:00 pm
The Silent Disco Dance Party @ University Commons
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm
The Silent Disco Dance Party @ University Commons
This isn’t just a Disco or Dance Party, it’s a Patriot party! Attendees will receive headphones to wear that will feature music both mixed by a live DJ or chosen by the attendee via the[...]
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Red Cross Blood Drive 11:00 am
Red Cross Blood Drive @ Lot H Lawn
Jan 28 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Red Cross Blood Drive @ Lot H Lawn
A blood drive will be held on the lawn of lot H.
GRE Workshop 2:15 pm
GRE Workshop @ FH 216B
Jan 28 @ 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm
GRE Workshop @ FH 216B
During the GRE Information Sessions, Dr. Ronald Miller will review strategies and resources for GRE Preparation (the entrance test for many graduate programs). Math faculty will be available for the January 28th session to assist with[...]
English Film Series: The Danish Girl 3:35 pm
English Film Series: The Danish Girl @ CEMC Auditorium
Jan 28 @ 3:35 pm – 5:30 pm
English Film Series: The Danish Girl @ CEMC Auditorium
The Danish Girl (Tom Hooper 2015) 120 min. Showings at 3:35 and 7:30PM Free and open to everyone. Discussion after each screening. The Pitch      While posing as a woman for his wife’s painting, Einar[...]
College of Liberal Arts Meeting 3:45 pm
College of Liberal Arts Meeting @ Chapman Auditorium
Jan 28 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
College of Liberal Arts Meeting @ Chapman Auditorium
 
Zeta Phi Beta Interest Meeting 6:00 pm
Zeta Phi Beta Interest Meeting @ LNB 137
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Zeta Phi Beta Interest Meeting @ LNB 137
Interested in joining or finding out more about Zeta Phi Beta? This meeting is for you.
The Golden Mixer 7:00 pm
The Golden Mixer @ University Commons
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm
The Golden Mixer @ University Commons
This is an evening of fun and mingling that will feature a painting session, Bingo, Giant Jenga, Cornhole and much, much more! Students will be able to enjoy all of this evening’s festivities accompanied by[...]
English Film Series: The Danish Girl 7:30 pm
English Film Series: The Danish Girl @ CEMC Auditorium
Jan 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
English Film Series: The Danish Girl @ CEMC Auditorium
The Danish Girl (Tom Hooper 2015) 120 min. Showings at 3:35 and 7:30PM Free and open to everyone. Discussion after each screening. The Pitch      While posing as a woman for his wife’s painting, Einar[...]
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GRE Workshop 2:30 pm
GRE Workshop @ FH 216B
Jan 29 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
GRE Workshop @ FH 216B
During the GRE Information Sessions, Dr. Ronald Miller will review strategies and resources for GRE Preparation (the entrance test for many graduate programs). Sponsored by Career Development.
FMU’s Got Talent 7:00 pm
FMU’s Got Talent
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm
FMU’s Got Talent
It’s the event you’ve been waiting for! Come out and see the finale for season two of FMU’s Got Talent. Unlike the other shows, you will get to live vote for your favorite performer and[...]
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Presentation by Dr. Richard Brown, Director – USC Press 3:45 pm
Presentation by Dr. Richard Brown, Director – USC Press @ CEMC Auditorium
Jan 30 @ 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm
Presentation by Dr. Richard Brown, Director - USC Press @ CEMC Auditorium
A Discussion on Academic Publishing with Faculty
The Patriot Bon-Fire 6:00 pm
The Patriot Bon-Fire @ Intramural Fields
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm
The Patriot Bon-Fire @ Intramural Fields
Join us for this Patriot tradition behind the UC as we light up the night and make some noise for our Patriots before Homecoming games begin! Contact SGA or Athletics for more details.
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Baseball vs Mars Hill 5:00 pm
Baseball vs Mars Hill @ Cormell Field at Sparrow Stadium
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm
Baseball vs Mars Hill @ Cormell Field at Sparrow Stadium