Alumni Magazine

Apr
15

FMU & the Health of the Community

Francis Marion University’s investment in the health of the Pee Dee community is as old as the college itself and as deep as the namesake river that runs through it.

By Breanna Lisenby | Alumni Magazine . FMU Focus Sp23
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Apr
15

Here Comes Coach Z

High Energy and hard work have paved the way for Jake Zehnder, FMU’s brand new men’s basketball coach. The Patriots’ future looks bright.

By Breanna Lisenby | Alumni Magazine . FMU Focus Sp23
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Apr
15

The Accidental Provost

Dr. Peter King didn’t grow up longing to be an academic, didn’t expect to live in America, and never imagined he’d become a university provost. Isn’t it great when a plan works out?

By Breanna Lisenby | Alumni Magazine . Biology . FMU Focus Sp23
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Apr
14

An Evening with Darla Moore

Darla Moore Scholars received a special treat when Darla Moore herself joined them for dinner and a unique, question-and-answer session in February.

By Breanna Lisenby | Alumni Magazine . FMU Focus Sp23
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Apr
14

Letter from the President

After years of planning and hard work, the university has arrived at a good place, but a different place from where it was 25 years ago.

By Breanna Lisenby | Alumni Magazine . FMU Focus Sp23
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Feb
22

Alumni Voices

Fond memories have always been a part of the FMU experience. Here are some recent thoughts from some of our alumni.

By Breanna Lisenby | Alumni Magazine . FMU Focus W22
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Nov
19

FMU 2022 Timeline

A look at recent events across campus and in the FMU community.

By Breanna Lisenby | Alumni Magazine . FMU Focus W22
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Nov
18

Drawn To Wildsumaco

Breathtaking vistas, up-close encounters with exotic wildlife, an interlude away from the ultra-connected life of modern America — it’s all there in the jungle surrounding the Sumaco volcano, and its power cannot help but transform a young life.

By Breanna Lisenby | Alumni Magazine . Biology . FMU Focus W22
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Nov
14

FMU’s Helping Hand for Non-Profits is Back

NPLI is back in action after COVID break. Twenty-one-year-old initiative supports non-profits across South Carolina.

By Breanna Lisenby | Alumni Magazine . FMU Focus W22
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Nov
13

The Environment Takes Center Stage

FMU launches new majors in Environmental Science and Environmental Studies.

By Breanna Lisenby | Alumni Magazine . Biology . FEC . FMU Focus W22
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Nov
12

A Brand New Ballgame

FMU’s first year as member of Conference Carolinas couldn’t have been better. The Patriots were competitive, saved travel time, and enjoyed new-found collegiality.

By Breanna Lisenby | Alumni Magazine . FMU Focus W22
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Nov
11

The Tie That Binds

Shared governance has been an FMU tradition for 25 years.

By Breanna Lisenby | Alumni Magazine . FMU Focus W22
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