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Gallery Series: South Carolina Watermedia Society Past Presidents Exhibition; FMU Collects in 3D 8:30 am
Gallery Series: South Carolina Watermedia Society Past Presidents Exhibition; FMU Collects in 3D @ Adele Kassab Art Gallery, Peter D. Hyman Fine Arts Center
Oct 1 @ 8:30 am – Nov 7 @ 5:00 pm
Gallery Series: South Carolina Watermedia Society Past Presidents Exhibition; FMU Collects in 3D @ Adele Kassab Art Gallery, Peter D. Hyman Fine Arts Center | Florence | South Carolina | United States
South Carolina Watermedia Society Past Presidents Exhibition As a thank you to all past presidents of the South Carolina Watermedia Society for volunteering their time, talent and treasure to move the Society forward, all were[...]
FMU Visual Arts Alumni Juried Exhibition
FMU Visual Arts Alumni Juried Exhibition @ University Place
Sep 3 – Oct 18 all-day
FMU Visual Arts Alumni Juried Exhibition @ University Place
Francis Marion University proudly opens University Place Gallery this September with an opening exhibition that features the recent work of its visual arts alumni. The exhibition includes a wide range of contemporary painting, drawing, photography,[...]
Last Day to Apply for Graduation for Fall Semester
Introduction to QuickBooks Desktop 9:00 am
Introduction to QuickBooks Desktop @ Lake City Business Incubator, The Continuum
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Introduction to QuickBooks Desktop @ Lake City Business Incubator, The Continuum
The Introduction to QuickBooks will teach participants how to navigate general features of the desktop program such as introduction to commonly used features, setting up accounts,  reconciling bank/credit card accounts, and effectively pulling reports. (This[...]
University Life Presentation – Mental Health 12:45 pm
University Life Presentation – Mental Health @ CEMC Auditorium
Oct 1 @ 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
University Life Presentation - Mental Health @ CEMC Auditorium
Students in University Life are invited to learn about mental health in the Lawrimore Auditorium.
News Engagement Day with Journalist Deborah Potter 1:15 pm
News Engagement Day with Journalist Deborah Potter @ LNB Room 145
Oct 1 @ 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm
News Engagement Day with Journalist Deborah Potter @ LNB Room 145
The Department of Mass Communication welcomes award-winning journalist and NewsLab founder Deborah Potter to our News Engagement Day Forum this year. Potter spent 16 years as a journalist for CBS News and CNN. She will[...]
Career Fair Preparation Session 2:15 pm
Career Fair Preparation Session @ FH 251C
Oct 1 @ 2:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Career Fair Preparation Session @ FH 251C
Prepare for the upcoming career fair with Career Development.
CASA Workshop Series: Success @ FMU 3:45 pm
CASA Workshop Series: Success @ FMU @ FH 216B
Oct 1 @ 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
CASA Workshop Series: Success @ FMU @ FH 216B
Learn about avoiding plagiarism in this workshop hosted by CASA.
Finally Fierce Dance Tryouts 5:00 pm
Finally Fierce Dance Tryouts @ UC Gym - North Side
Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Finally Fierce Dance Tryouts @ UC Gym - North Side
 
Money Talk: The Financial Literacy Series 5:00 pm
Money Talk: The Financial Literacy Series @ MSB Chapman Auditorium
Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Money Talk: The Financial Literacy Series @ MSB Chapman Auditorium
Sponsored by SGA
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Think Pink Drink Pink Fundraiser 9:00 am
Think Pink Drink Pink Fundraiser @ FAC Breezeway
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Think Pink Drink Pink Fundraiser @ FAC Breezeway
Come out and support Zeta Tau Alpha as they host bake sales every Wednesday in October to raise money for their philanthropy, Breast Cancer Education and Awareness!
SGA Elections 10:00 am
SGA Elections @ FH Breezeway
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
SGA Elections @ FH Breezeway
Students will be able to vote for this year’s representation in the Student Government Association. Ballots are located online.
University Life Presentation – Mental Health 12:30 pm
University Life Presentation – Mental Health @ CEMC Auditorium
Oct 2 @ 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
University Life Presentation - Mental Health @ CEMC Auditorium
Students in University Life are invited to learn about mental health in the Lawrimore Auditorium.
Career Fair Preparation Session 2:30 pm
Career Fair Preparation Session @ FH 251A
Oct 2 @ 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Career Fair Preparation Session @ FH 251A
Prepare for the upcoming Career Fair with Career Development.
SPS – Dry Ice Physics 4:30 pm
SPS – Dry Ice Physics @ LSF 106
Oct 2 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
SPS - Dry Ice Physics @ LSF 106
Sponsored by the Society of Physics Students
Kappa Mu Epsilon Induction Ceremony 5:30 pm
Kappa Mu Epsilon Induction Ceremony @ LNB Auditorium
Oct 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Kappa Mu Epsilon Induction Ceremony @ LNB Auditorium
Sponsored by the Math Department
FMU’s Got Talent Auditions 6:00 pm
FMU’s Got Talent Auditions @ MSB Chapman Auditorium
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
FMU's Got Talent Auditions @ MSB Chapman Auditorium
Can you dance? Do your jokes have people in stitches? Is your sleight of hand truly magical? Can your voice compete with the best? Whatever your talent is, come out the FMU’s Got Talent Auditions[...]
FMU Women’s Soccer vs Lander University 7:00 pm
FMU Women’s Soccer vs Lander University @ Hartzler Field at Griffin Athletic Complex
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm
FMU Women's Soccer vs Lander University @ Hartzler Field at Griffin Athletic Complex
 
Fine Arts – Guest Artist Series – Dawn Larsen – The Vicious Hillbilly or Dating in the Deep South 7:30 pm
Fine Arts – Guest Artist Series – Dawn Larsen – The Vicious Hillbilly or Dating in the Deep South @ FMU Performing Arts Center
Oct 2 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Fine Arts - Guest Artist Series - Dawn Larsen - The Vicious Hillbilly or Dating in the Deep South @ FMU Performing Arts Center | Florence | South Carolina | United States
“Larsen could be your closest friend, sitting in your kitchen, humming along to Patsy Cline and sipping moonshine from a teacup as she spins you a yarn about looking for love.” – Cincinnati CityBeat “An[...]
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Benefits Day 2019 11:00 am
Benefits Day 2019 @ UC Commons
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Benefits Day 2019 @ UC Commons
Benefits Education sponsored by FMU Human Resources
University Life Presentation – Mental Health 12:45 pm
University Life Presentation – Mental Health @ CEMC Auditorium
Oct 3 @ 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
University Life Presentation - Mental Health @ CEMC Auditorium
Students in University Life are invited to learn about mental health in the Lawrimore Auditorium.
Pi an A.Bevy Fundraiser 1:00 pm
Pi an A.Bevy Fundraiser @ FH Lawn
Oct 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Pi an A.Bevy Fundraiser @ FH Lawn
 
CASA Workshop Series: Success @ FMU 3:45 pm
CASA Workshop Series: Success @ FMU @ FH 216B
Oct 3 @ 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
CASA Workshop Series: Success @ FMU @ FH 216B
Learn about how you can keep up with your GPA in this workshop led by CASA.
Faculty Senate Meeting 3:45 pm
Faculty Senate Meeting @ UC 218
Oct 3 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
Faculty Senate Meeting @ UC 218
 
Teaching Children of Poverty Scholars (TCOPS) Meeting 5:00 pm
Teaching Children of Poverty Scholars (TCOPS) Meeting @ Pee Dee Education Center Conference Room
Oct 3 @ 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
Showtime @ McNair 7:00 pm
Showtime @ McNair @ MSB Chapman Auditorium
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Showtime @ McNair @ MSB Chapman Auditorium
Come enjoy a talent show hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha where, similar to Showtime at the Appolo, the audience gets to decide the winner!
Sigma Gamma Rho Interest Meeting 7:22 pm
Sigma Gamma Rho Interest Meeting @ LNB 137
Oct 3 @ 7:22 pm – 9:00 pm
Sigma Gamma Rho Interest Meeting @ LNB 137
 
Fine Arts – Artist Series – Rosette SQ 7:30 pm
Fine Arts – Artist Series – Rosette SQ @ Adele Kassab Recital Hall, Peter D. Hyman Fine Arts Center
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Fine Arts - Artist Series - Rosette SQ @ Adele Kassab Recital Hall, Peter D. Hyman Fine Arts Center | Florence | South Carolina | United States
Rosette is a Richmond-based string quartet comprised of four women who love to make meaningful connections through music. Violinists Ellen Cockerham Riccio and Treesa Gold, violist Kimberly Ryan, and cellist Stephanie Barrett came together in[...]
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Midterm
Midterm
Oct 4 all-day
Midterm
 
University Life Presentation – Mental Health 12:30 pm
University Life Presentation – Mental Health @ CEMC Auditorium
Oct 4 @ 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
University Life Presentation - Mental Health @ CEMC Auditorium
Students in University Life are invited to learn about mental health in the Lawrimore Auditorium.
FMU Volleyball vs Lander University 7:00 pm
FMU Volleyball vs Lander University @ Smith University Center gymnasium
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm
FMU Volleyball vs Lander University @ Smith University Center gymnasium
 
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FMU Volleyball vs USC Aiken 2:00 pm
FMU Volleyball vs USC Aiken @ Smith University Center gymnasium
Oct 5 @ 2:00 pm
FMU Volleyball vs USC Aiken @ Smith University Center gymnasium
 
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2019 Fall Break
2019 Fall Break
Oct 7 – Oct 8 all-day
2019 Fall Break
Enjoy Fall Break, Patriots! No classes will be held on October 7th or 8th. University administrative offices will remain open.
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Think Pink Drink Pink Fundraiser 9:00 am
Think Pink Drink Pink Fundraiser @ FAC Breezeway
Oct 9 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Think Pink Drink Pink Fundraiser @ FAC Breezeway
Come out and support Zeta Tau Alpha as they host bake sales every Wednesday in October to raise money for their philanthropy, Breast Cancer Education and Awareness!
SGA Elections 10:00 am
SGA Elections @ FH Breezeway
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
SGA Elections @ FH Breezeway
Students will be able to vote for this year’s representation in the Student Government Association. Ballots are located online.
Resume Workshop 2:15 pm
Resume Workshop @ ACC 113
Oct 9 @ 2:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Resume Workshop @ ACC 113
Need help with a resume? Come to ACC 113 on 10/9. Sponsored by Career Development
Grille After Dark – Poetry Slam 6:00 pm
Grille After Dark – Poetry Slam @ The Grille
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Grille After Dark - Poetry Slam @ The Grille
In this installment of the GAD Series, there will be love, anger, jokes, what have you – they are your words. Come share your writing or just come out and listen.
FMU Men’s Soccer vs Barton College 7:00 pm
FMU Men’s Soccer vs Barton College @ Hartzler Field at Griffin Athletic Complex
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm
FMU Men's Soccer vs Barton College @ Hartzler Field at Griffin Athletic Complex
 
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Idea to Plan 10:00 am
Idea to Plan @ Lake City Business Incubator, The Continuum
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Idea to Plan @ Lake City Business Incubator, The Continuum
Every business starts with an idea and needs a plan to execute. This session will walk through the steps of developing a business plan.
Resume Workshop 2:30 pm
Resume Workshop @ ACC 113
Oct 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Resume Workshop @ ACC 113
Need help with a resume? Come to ACC 113 on 10/10. Sponsored by Career Development.
Step Afrika! 7:30 pm
Step Afrika! @ FMU PAC
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm
Step Afrika! @ FMU PAC
Step Afrika! blends percussive dance styles practiced by historically African American fraternities and sororities, African traditional dance and influences from a variety of other dance and art forms. Performances are much more than dance shows; they integrate[...]
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Midterm Grades Due for First Time Freshmen
FMU Volleyball vs UNC Pembroke 7:00 pm
FMU Volleyball vs UNC Pembroke @ Smith University Center gymnasium
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm
FMU Volleyball vs UNC Pembroke @ Smith University Center gymnasium
 
Gin Blossoms: New Miserable Experience Live 7:30 pm
Gin Blossoms: New Miserable Experience Live @ Performing Arts Center
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Gin Blossoms: New Miserable Experience Live @ Performing Arts Center
Gin Blossoms are beloved by fans of 90s rock and grunge as one of the classic bands of the genre, and now they’ll bring their unforgettable sound to the FMU Performing Arts Center! The band’s[...]
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FMU Volleyball vs Winston-Salem State University 12:00 pm
FMU Volleyball vs Winston-Salem State University @ Smith University Center gymnasium
Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm
FMU Volleyball vs Winston-Salem State University @ Smith University Center gymnasium
 
Patriot Color Run 12:00 pm
Patriot Color Run @ Griffin Athletic Plaza
Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Patriot Color Run @ Griffin Athletic Plaza
Come out to this fun colorful event. Make your way though our colorful course with your friends or solo. Registration will be open until October 1st and is free for student and just $18 for[...]
Oktoberfest 12:30 pm
Oktoberfest @ Athletics Plaza
Oct 12 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Oktoberfest @ Athletics Plaza
At the Oktoberfest there will be food trucks like Freckles and Giggles, Smokeology, George’s Funnel Cakes, and German food by the Wurst Wagon along with a beer tent featuring live music. Games and international themed[...]
FMU Women’s Soccer vs Georgia Southwestern State University 4:00 pm
FMU Women’s Soccer vs Georgia Southwestern State University @ Hartzler Field at Griffin Athletic Complex
Oct 12 @ 4:00 pm
FMU Women's Soccer vs Georgia Southwestern State University @ Hartzler Field at Griffin Athletic Complex
   
FMU Men’s Soccer vs Flagler College 6:00 pm
FMU Men’s Soccer vs Flagler College @ Hartzler Field at Griffin Athletic Complex
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm
FMU Men's Soccer vs Flagler College @ Hartzler Field at Griffin Athletic Complex
 
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Planetarium Public Show 3:00 pm
Planetarium Public Show @ Dooley Planetarium
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Planetarium Public Show @ Dooley Planetarium
The Dooley Planetarium presents the Evening Skies of October. This showing is Free to the Public. Doors Open at 2 p.m.
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Last Day to Withdraw from a Course Without Academic Penalty
Pee Dee Consolidated Fair 8:30 am
Pee Dee Consolidated Fair @ UC Commons/Gym
Oct 14 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Pee Dee Consolidated Fair @ UC Commons/Gym
Sponsored by FMU Admissions/CACRAO
SGA Care Day 10:00 am
SGA Care Day @ FH Lawn
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
SGA Care Day @ FH Lawn
Receive FREE popcorn and cotton candy from the FMU Student Government Association and raise awareness for mental health.
CASA Workshop Series: Success @ FMU 2:30 pm
CASA Workshop Series: Success @ FMU @ FH 216B
Oct 14 @ 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
CASA Workshop Series: Success @ FMU @ FH 216B
Living Wisely on College Budget
Sigma Tau Delta Interest Meeting 2:30 pm
Sigma Tau Delta Interest Meeting @ FH 108B
Oct 14 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Sigma Tau Delta Interest Meeting @ FH 108B
 
Dress for Success Dinner 6:00 pm
Dress for Success Dinner @ EDH Palmetto Room
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dress for Success Dinner @ EDH Palmetto Room
Sponsored by the FMU Alumni Association & SAA
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KD Confidence Week – Info Table 9:00 am
KD Confidence Week – Info Table @ FH Lawn
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
KD Confidence Week - Info Table @ FH Lawn
Join Kappa Delta as they promote confidence within the women of FMU!
Fine Arts – Visiting Artist Talk by Art Educator Dr. Donna Goodman 3:00 pm
Fine Arts – Visiting Artist Talk by Art Educator Dr. Donna Goodman @ Lowrimore Auditorium, Cauthen Educational Media Center
Oct 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Fine Arts - Visiting Artist Talk by Art Educator Dr. Donna Goodman @ Lowrimore Auditorium, Cauthen Educational Media Center | Florence | South Carolina | United States
Donna Goodman, a former FMU distinguished professor, will give a talk in the Lowrimore Auditorium at 3 p.m. about her experiences developing the art education program at Francis Marion University, as well as helping to[...]
CASA Workshop Series: Success @ FMU 3:45 pm
CASA Workshop Series: Success @ FMU @ FH 216B
Oct 15 @ 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
CASA Workshop Series: Success @ FMU @ FH 216B
Writing Transitions: How to Make Your Essay Flow
Student Leadership Reception 6:00 pm
Student Leadership Reception @ Wallace House
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Student Leadership Reception @ Wallace House
Student leaders’ reception at the Wallace House
FMU Volleyball vs Catawba College 7:00 pm
FMU Volleyball vs Catawba College @ Smith University Center gymnasium
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm
FMU Volleyball vs Catawba College @ Smith University Center gymnasium
 
FMU Women’s Soccer vs Belmont Abbey College 7:00 pm
FMU Women’s Soccer vs Belmont Abbey College @ Hartzler Field at Griffin Athletic Complex
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm
FMU Women's Soccer vs Belmont Abbey College @ Hartzler Field at Griffin Athletic Complex
 
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Think Pink Drink Pink Fundraiser 9:00 am
Think Pink Drink Pink Fundraiser @ FAC Breezeway
Oct 16 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Think Pink Drink Pink Fundraiser @ FAC Breezeway
Come out and support Zeta Tau Alpha as they host bake sales every Wednesday in October to raise money for their philanthropy, Breast Cancer Education and Awareness!
Fall 2019 Career Fair 12:00 pm
Fall 2019 Career Fair @ UC Commons
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Fall 2019 Career Fair @ UC Commons
Sponsored by Career Development
Be Kind to Your Mind – Mental Health Education 5:00 pm
Be Kind to Your Mind – Mental Health Education @ LNB 137
Oct 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Be Kind to Your Mind - Mental Health Education @ LNB 137
Sponsored by Kappa Alpha Psi
FMU’s Got Talent – Showcase I 7:00 pm
FMU’s Got Talent – Showcase I @ MSB Chapman Auditorium
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
FMU's Got Talent - Showcase I @ MSB Chapman Auditorium
The first in this year’s series, show up to support your fellow patriots as they showcase their various talents. Be ready to laugh, cry, and move about because these shows are always popping. Who will[...]
Fine Arts – University Theatre – Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, D. Keith Best, director 7:30 pm
Fine Arts – University Theatre – Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, D. Keith Best, director @ Fine Arts Theatre, Hyman Fine Arts Center
Oct 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Fine Arts - University Theatre - Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, D. Keith Best, director @ Fine Arts Theatre, Hyman Fine Arts Center | Florence | South Carolina | United States
The Francis Marion University Theatre will open its 2019-2020 season with William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. THE STORY: Young lovers Hero and Claudio are to be married in one week. To pass the time,[...]
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National Day on Writing 10:00 am
National Day on Writing @ FH Lawn
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
National Day on Writing @ FH Lawn
Sponsored by the Writing Center & Sigma Tau Delta
French Conversation Table 2:00 pm
French Conversation Table @ Cauthen Cafe
Oct 17 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
French Conversation Table @ Cauthen Cafe
 
Latte With Librarians 3:00 pm
Latte With Librarians @ Rogers Library
Oct 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Latte With Librarians @ Rogers Library
 
A New State of Mind – Mental Health Awareness Program 6:00 pm
A New State of Mind – Mental Health Awareness Program @ CEMC Auditorium
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
A New State of Mind - Mental Health Awareness Program @ CEMC Auditorium
The New State of Mind Viewing and discussion will be held at Lowimore Auditorium. We will watch a production called “New State of Mind” and have an open discussion on what was revealed about the[...]
GSE Chemistry Honor Society Induction 6:00 pm
GSE Chemistry Honor Society Induction @ LNB Auditorium
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
GSE Chemistry Honor Society Induction @ LNB Auditorium
Sponsored by the Chemistry Department
Fine Arts – Artist Series & REAL Program – 9 Horses 7:30 pm
Fine Arts – Artist Series & REAL Program – 9 Horses @ FMU Performing Arts Center
Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Fine Arts - Artist Series & REAL Program - 9 Horses @ FMU Performing Arts Center | Florence | South Carolina | United States
9 Horses is Joe Brent on acoustic and electric mandolin, Sara Caswell on violin and Hardanger d’amore, and Andrew Ryan on bass. Featuring Brent’s original compositions and the incendiary, genre-hopping virtuosity of all three members,[...]
Fine Arts – University Theatre – Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, D. Keith Best, director 7:30 pm
Fine Arts – University Theatre – Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, D. Keith Best, director @ Fine Arts Theatre, Hyman Fine Arts Center
Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Fine Arts - University Theatre - Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, D. Keith Best, director @ Fine Arts Theatre, Hyman Fine Arts Center | Florence | South Carolina | United States
The Francis Marion University Theatre will open its 2019-2020 season with William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. THE STORY: Young lovers Hero and Claudio are to be married in one week. To pass the time,[...]
A.Blackout Game Night 8:00 pm
A.Blackout Game Night @ Heyward Community Center
Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
A.Blackout Game Night @ Heyward Community Center
Come out and interact with A. Bevy while playing different types of fun games.
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KD Confidence Week – Info Table 9:00 am
KD Confidence Week – Info Table @ FH Lawn
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
KD Confidence Week - Info Table @ FH Lawn
Join Kappa Delta as they promote confidence within the women of FMU!
Fine Arts – University Theatre – Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, D. Keith Best, director 7:30 pm
Fine Arts – University Theatre – Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, D. Keith Best, director @ Fine Arts Theatre, Hyman Fine Arts Center
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Fine Arts - University Theatre - Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, D. Keith Best, director @ Fine Arts Theatre, Hyman Fine Arts Center | Florence | South Carolina | United States
The Francis Marion University Theatre will open its 2019-2020 season with William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. THE STORY: Young lovers Hero and Claudio are to be married in one week. To pass the time,[...]
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Open House 9:00 am
Open House
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Open House
Tour the campus and learn about programs and degree opportunities at Francis Marion’s Open House. For more information visit www.fmarion.edu/visitus
School of Business Communication Workshop 9:00 am
School of Business Communication Workshop @ FH 222A
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
School of Business Communication Workshop @ FH 222A
 
Fine Arts – University Theatre – Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, D. Keith Best, director 7:30 pm
Fine Arts – University Theatre – Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, D. Keith Best, director @ Fine Arts Theatre, Hyman Fine Arts Center
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Fine Arts - University Theatre - Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, D. Keith Best, director @ Fine Arts Theatre, Hyman Fine Arts Center | Florence | South Carolina | United States
The Francis Marion University Theatre will open its 2019-2020 season with William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. THE STORY: Young lovers Hero and Claudio are to be married in one week. To pass the time,[...]
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Mock Interview Workshop 2:30 pm
Mock Interview Workshop @ FH 250B
Oct 21 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Mock Interview Workshop @ FH 250B
Come practice interviews and skills that will help you in your future career. Sponsored by Career Development
Advising Workshop 3:00 pm
Advising Workshop @ LNB Auditorium
Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Advising Workshop @ LNB Auditorium
Sponsored by the FMU Provost Office
University Life Presentation – General Health 4:00 pm
University Life Presentation – General Health @ CEMC Auditorium
Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
University Life Presentation - General Health @ CEMC Auditorium
Students in University Life are invited to learn about general health in the Lawrimore Auditorium.
Family Feud 6:00 pm
Family Feud @ MSB Chapman Auditorium
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Family Feud @ MSB Chapman Auditorium
Sponsored by the Alumni Association
FMU Men’s Soccer vs Shaw University 6:00 pm
FMU Men’s Soccer vs Shaw University @ Hartzler Field at Griffin Athletic Complex
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm
FMU Men's Soccer vs Shaw University @ Hartzler Field at Griffin Athletic Complex
 
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University Life Presentation – General Health 12:45 pm
University Life Presentation – General Health @ CEMC Auditorium
Oct 22 @ 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
University Life Presentation - General Health @ CEMC Auditorium
Students in University Life are invited to learn about general health in the Lawrimore Auditorium.
Mock Interview Workshop 2:15 pm
Mock Interview Workshop @ FH 250B
Oct 22 @ 2:15 pm – 3:45 pm
Mock Interview Workshop @ FH 250B
Come practice interviews and skills that will help you in your future career. Sponsored by Career Development
Domestic Violence Awareness Program 4:00 pm
Domestic Violence Awareness Program @ CEMC Auditorium
Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Domestic Violence Awareness Program @ CEMC Auditorium
 
Us-Too Interest Meeting 6:00 pm
Us-Too Interest Meeting @ LNB 137
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Us-Too Interest Meeting @ LNB 137
 
Battle of the Sexes Social Mixer 7:00 pm
Battle of the Sexes Social Mixer @ Chapman Auditorium
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Battle of the Sexes Social Mixer @ Chapman Auditorium
Are men really from Mars, and women from Venus? Join Kappa Alpha Psi in a Q & A regarding the differences, and similarities, between males and females.
Fine Arts – FMU Concert Band Dr. Terry Roberts, conductor 7:30 pm
Fine Arts – FMU Concert Band Dr. Terry Roberts, conductor @ FMU Performing Arts Center
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Fine Arts - FMU Concert Band Dr. Terry Roberts, conductor @ FMU Performing Arts Center | Florence | South Carolina | United States
The Francis Marion University Concert Band will be performing its fall concert at the FMU Performing Arts Center in downtown Florence. The Francis Marion University Concert Band is composed of FMU students as well as[...]
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Advising & Priority Pre-Registration (Spring)
Advising & Priority Pre-Registration (Spring)
Oct 23 – Nov 1 all-day
Advising & Priority Pre-Registration (Spring)
Weekend excluded.
Think Pink Drink Pink Fundraiser 9:00 am
Think Pink Drink Pink Fundraiser @ FAC Breezeway
Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Think Pink Drink Pink Fundraiser @ FAC Breezeway
Come out and support Zeta Tau Alpha as they host bake sales every Wednesday in October to raise money for their philanthropy, Breast Cancer Education and Awareness!
University Life Presentation – General Health 12:30 pm
University Life Presentation – General Health @ CEMC Auditorium
Oct 23 @ 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
University Life Presentation - General Health @ CEMC Auditorium
Students in University Life are invited to learn about general health in the Lawrimore Auditorium.
Grille After Dark – Pumpkin Carving Party 6:00 pm
Grille After Dark – Pumpkin Carving Party @ The Grille
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Grille After Dark - Pumpkin Carving Party @ The Grille
If you haven’t carved a pumpkin for the festival yet, no worries! There will be pumpkins, crafts and more at this installment of the GAD Series.
FMU Volleyball vs Paine College 7:00 pm
FMU Volleyball vs Paine College @ Smith University Center gymnasium
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm
FMU Volleyball vs Paine College @ Smith University Center gymnasium
 
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Idea to Plan 10:00 am
Idea to Plan @ Florence Business Incubator - University Place
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
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.
University Life Presentation – General Health 12:45 pm
University Life Presentation – General Health @ CEMC Auditorium
Oct 24 @ 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
University Life Presentation - General Health @ CEMC Auditorium
Students in University Life are invited to learn about general health in the Lawrimore Auditorium.
Pumpkin Party 4:00 pm
Pumpkin Party @ UC Commons
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Pumpkin Party @ UC Commons
 
SPS – Pumpkin Carving 4:30 pm
SPS – Pumpkin Carving @ LSF 105
Oct 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
SPS - Pumpkin Carving @ LSF 105
Sponsored by the Society of Physics Students
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FMU Women’s Soccer vs Clayton State University 5:00 pm
FMU Women’s Soccer vs Clayton State University @ Hartzler Field at Griffin Athletic Complex
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm
FMU Women's Soccer vs Clayton State University @ Hartzler Field at Griffin Athletic Complex
 
FM A’Glow Festival 7:00 pm
FM A’Glow Festival @ Apartment Walkway
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
FM A'Glow Festival @ Apartment Walkway
The 2nd annual FM A’Glow Festival promises displays of genius, creativity, and all-around talent. Walk the lighted path, grab some candy, showcase your costume skills. This fun event is free and open to the community.
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Planetarium Public Show 3:00 pm
Planetarium Public Show @ CEMC Planetarium
Oct 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Planetarium Public Show @ CEMC Planetarium
Earth, Moon & Sun – Free to the Public – Doors Open at 2pm
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Intellectual Property 101 6:00 pm
Intellectual Property 101 @ Lake City Business Incubator, The Continuum
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Intellectual Property 101 @ Lake City Business Incubator, The Continuum
Learn how to protect your intellectual property, and how to introduce a new product to the market.
FMU Volleyball vs Coker College 7:00 pm
FMU Volleyball vs Coker College @ Smith University Center gymnasium
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm
FMU Volleyball vs Coker College @ Smith University Center gymnasium
 
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Teacher Cadet Day Fall 2019 8:00 am
Teacher Cadet Day Fall 2019 @ EDH Main Dining Room
Oct 30 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Teacher Cadet Day Fall 2019 @ EDH Main Dining Room
Sponsored by the School of Education
Think Pink Drink Pink Fundraiser 9:00 am
Think Pink Drink Pink Fundraiser @ FAC Breezeway
Oct 30 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Think Pink Drink Pink Fundraiser @ FAC Breezeway
Come out and support Zeta Tau Alpha as they host bake sales every Wednesday in October to raise money for their philanthropy, Breast Cancer Education and Awareness!
CASA Workshop Series: Success @ FMU 3:45 pm
CASA Workshop Series: Success @ FMU @ FH 216B
Oct 30 @ 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
CASA Workshop Series: Success @ FMU @ FH 216B
Networking and Relationship Building
Ultimate Putt Putt Tournament 4:00 pm
Ultimate Putt Putt Tournament @ UC Commons
Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Ultimate Putt Putt Tournament @ UC Commons
The Ultimate Putt Putt Tournament is a competition of 9-holes that will take place on the UC Commons. Come compete against friends and classmates in this fast-paced version of golf!
FMU Women’s Soccer vs UNC Pembroke 7:00 pm
FMU Women’s Soccer vs UNC Pembroke @ Hartzler Field at Griffin Athletic Complex
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm
FMU Women's Soccer vs UNC Pembroke @ Hartzler Field at Griffin Athletic Complex
 
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Red Cross Blood Drive 12:00 pm
Red Cross Blood Drive @ Parking Lot H
Oct 31 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Red Cross Blood Drive @ Parking Lot H
Looking for a way to give back? Come out to Parking Lot H and give the gift of life by donating blood to the American Red Cross!
Carnevil Halloween Party 7:00 pm
Carnevil Halloween Party @ UC Commons
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Carnevil Halloween Party @ UC Commons
Wicked cool escape rooms, scary good costume contest, monster beats, and suspiciously delicious food. This party’s a dream! Enjoy Halloween at this year’s Carn-Evil: “Nightmare on Palmetto Street” party. Sponsored by the Campus Activities Board[...]
Fine Arts – Artist Series – Marina Alexandra, guitar 7:30 pm
Fine Arts – Artist Series – Marina Alexandra, guitar @ FMU Performing Arts Center
Oct 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Fine Arts - Artist Series - Marina Alexandra, guitar @ FMU Performing Arts Center | Florence | South Carolina | United States
Marina Alexandra has established herself as a dynamic performer with a powerful stage presence. Finger Style Guitar Magazine described her as an “amazing player that commands the guitar with world-class technique and musicianship that is[...]