Francis Marion University’s School of Business honored North Augusta businessman Tracy Freeman with the 2023 Morgan B. Coker Outstanding Alumni award at its annual alumni reception held at the FMU Performing Arts Center on Tuesday night.
Francis Marion University has once again been recognized as a Military Friendly® School because of its work with military veterans, service members, and their dependents.
Dr. T. Alissa Warters has been appointed as the next provost for Francis Marion University. Warters will succeed outgoing provost Dr. Peter King who will retire in June after six years of exemplary service as provost for the university.
On February 27, 2023, businessmen Jim Brown and Tim Norwood and former Florence City Council member and community activist Pat Gibson-Hye Moore received Marion Medallion awards during a ceremony held at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center.
Dr. Charlene Wages, Vice President for Administration and Planning at Francis Marion University, received the FMU African-American Faculty and Staff Coalition’s Diversity Award at the organization’s 22nd annual scholarship reception held at the FMU Performing Arts Center on Thursday night.
In recognition of her contribution as an advocate on behalf of nurse practitioners and their patients, Dr. Deborah Hopla, DNP, APRN-BC, is being honored by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) as the 2023 recipient of the AANP Advocate State Award for Excellence in South Carolina.
The CareFIRST Carolina Foundation and CareSouth Carolina presented Francis Marion University (FMU) with the first of many annual support gifts, a total of $25,000, through the Archie TIM Brown Master of Science in Nursing — Family Nurse Practitioner Scholarship.
In 2013, Dr. Ron Faulkenberry retired from Francis Marion University after teaching in its School of Education for almost forty years.
Francis Marion University will host a lecture on Thursday, January 19 at 6:00 p.m. in Chapman Auditorium entitled “A Plantation Economy and African Americans at Mars Bluff: A Brief Historical Perspective.” Presented by FMU professor emerita Yvette Hammonds Pierce, the lecture covers her research on the history of the cabins and the lives of those who lived in them.